14 Top Boutique Gyms in Perth

After conducting a poll earlier in the year we discovered that 73% of the Perth Fitfam community prefer training in smaller, community-based gyms in Perth. They may be small, they may not have the marketing budget of big corporate gyms, but with over a 95% active member rate and amazing team community, it’s hard to look past boutique gyms as your place of fitness. We’ve curated this list considering:

  • Voted by the Perth Fitfam community
  • Locally owned
  • Primarily group training
  • Non-Franchise
  • Non-Crossfit

Here’s the list of the 14 Top Boutique Gyms in Perth to help you discover some of the gyms kicking ass that you may have never heard of before (in alphabetical order).

1. Athletic Institute – Wangara

 

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Athletic Institute is a Strength and Conditioning facility specialising on helping our youth athletes bridge the gap into entering elite sport. What makes Athletic Institute stand out is the qualifications and professionalism of their coaches. All of their coaches carry a Degree or Masters in Sports Science which in a perfect world we believe every trainer should achieve.

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2. Athletic Revolution – Karrinyup

 

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For a long time, Athletic Revolution has been a favourite of ours. From the branding to the coaches, from the classes to the specialisation in Olympic Lifting these guys are nothing but quality. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner or advanced, Athletic Revolution’s motto is “if you have a body, you’re an athlete” and we couldn’t agree more.

If you’re interested specifically in Olympic Lifting then we highly suggest paying a visit to their big brother, The Rev Barbell Club which recently opened in Balcatta and is without a doubt the best Olympic Lifting facility in Australia.

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3. Body MBrace – Morley/Bedford

 

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We discovered Body MBrace through our Instagram poll and after all the positive feedback had to go check it out for ourselves. Body MBrace specialises in private and small group training with around 12 members in a class suited for beginner to intermediate exercisers. Each class uses MYZONE technology which is displayed on a cinema screen to accurately monitor your exercise intensity and keep you accountable in every workout.

To top it off Body MBrace is run and owned by two of the best blokes you’ll ever meet in your life Greg and Seth Maserow. Outside of their amazing community, the most impressive thing for me was that each studio has up to 250 members with a 98% active member rate. Even for boutique gyms, this achievement is not only noteworthy but outstanding.

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4. Bolt Fitness – Vic Park

 

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If somebody asked us “who was the hardest worker in the Perth fitness industry?” we would easily say Ceri Cummings from Bolt Fitness. Located in Vic Park we’ve seen Ceri build this gym from the ground up.

This boutique gym has everything to offer including group fitness strength and conditioning classes, a dedicated Boxmaster and bike classroom, MYOZONE technology, Body-scans, Infrared Saunas, nitro coffee on tap and more. One thing we know is that this facility will continue to grow with no doubt more locations to come.

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5. Culture Conditioning – Malaga

 

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Culture Conditioning has a unique range of classes which have been designed and programmed by University qualified Exercise and Sports Scientists. The classes on offer range from Strength and Conditioning, HIIT circuits, Bodyweight movement, Strongman, Olympic lifting right down to the weekend warrior.

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6. Helix Gym – Wangara

 

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Another Boutique Gym with a sports science background, Helix Gym is owned and operated by Coach Tim Frey. With over 10 years in the industry, Tim spent much time in the US coaching at the University of Arizona with athletes from 17 different sports including, All American, Olympians, NCAA Champions and Australian professionals.

Helix Gym is now able to pass on this knowledge and skill within a group fitness environment which is guaranteed to help you achieve results.

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7. House of Pain – Wangara

 

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With athletes often seen around powerlifting and bodybuilding comps, House of Pain is a place where you don’t just come to work out, you come to train towards reaching goals. Through evidence-based programming, state of the art facilities House of Pain aim to improve the health and performance of beginners, all the way up to performance athletes. 

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8. Laceys Boxing – Currambine/Wanneroo/Innaloo

 

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Whilst we’re saving a “best of” list specifically for fighting gyms, Laceys Boxing was one we couldn’t keep off this list. From its humble beginnings in 2009, Laceys established itself as the premier Boxing facility with an electric atmosphere offering classes suited for the beginner right up to the professional.

Lacey’s offer a variety of classes from their Lacey’s 47 Conditioning, Let it Rip Boxing, Bootcamp, Yoga, Pumping Iron Strength and then a range of boxing specific for youth, general population and competition Fight Team.

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9. Physique Performance Specialists – Morley/Wanneroo/Yangebup

 

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Specialising in body composition transformations from Nutrition and Training, Physique Performance Specialists focus on helping the everyday person achieve extraordinary results. PSS is the epitome of a quality Boutique Gym which focuses on the community and helping people thrive through an amazing culture.

Through results with their members and applying that same attitude into their business, Physique Performance Specialists have managed to open three successful locations with no doubt more on the way.

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10. Raw Energy and Wellness – Yanchep

 

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From all the way up in Yanchep, Raw Energy and Wellness is leading the way in the North. A gym which is built around supporting young families, they offer a fully equipped creche along with group classes, personal training, infrared sauna, qualified nutrition coaching and workshops, along with remedial massage.

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11. Re-Boot Fitness – North Perth

 

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The first (and only) gym on the list located in the inner city suburbs is Re-Boot Fitness. A full-service boutique facility Re-Boot Fitness has everything on offer including group fitness classes, private and small group personal training, Mums and Bubs classes, body composition scanners, online training and a float tank coming soon.

The standout of Re-Boot Fitness is the attention to detail and professionalism offered by owner and operator, Michael Colley. From the finer details of the interior layout (we’ve never seen a gym with trees inside to facility), customer service, to carefully creating a culture where everyone feels welcome and accepted from the moment they become part of the family.

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12. Smith’s Fitness – Port Kennedy

 

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Kicking off our Vlog series in 2019, Smith’s Fitness was voted the most requested feature on Perth Fitfam. Starting from the humble beginning in a home garage, AJ Smith has built quite the community down Rockingham way.

With a vision of providing expert and highly qualified coaching, community and atmosphere, the team at Smith’s Fitness can be seen at events competing amongst a vast range of sports including powerlifting, obstacle course racing, Crossfit and more.

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13. The Physique Code – Myaree

 

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With too many bodybuilding trophies to count, The Physique Code is one of the leading facilities for Body Recomposition. Owned by Richard Collins and Alice Cousins, The Physique Code have built a team and community who are continually helping clients achieve their body composition goals both for competition and personal life.

With the calibre of staff onboard including Dan England of Team Ecto (previously featured on the Perth Fitfam Podcast), if you’re more serious about your body composition then we couldn’t recommend The Physique Code enough.

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14. Tuff Team – Wangara

 

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To wrap things up the final gym on our list could be described as “Perth’s best gym for amazing body transformations”. More than just a gym, as a team they will help you push what you thought was possible to help you reach your goals.

What stands out for Tuff Team is the effort they go to in making their members feel like superstars.  At the end of every transformation, the crew at Tuff Team include a professional photography session which is almost like a celebration event, giving members a chance to have something to aim towards and take home as a memento of achieving their goal. 

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These are just a few of the best boutique gyms in Perth that are making a mark in the fitness scene. Do you have any others to add? Let us know in the comments.

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  • Aaliyah
    09/02/2019 at 7:40 am

    El Toro Boxing and Fitness Training is another fab boutique gym on King St. We love that’s it’s results driven, and everyone is made to feel welcome regardless of fitness level.

    • Brendo
      10/02/2019 at 5:28 am

      Thanks for the feedback Aaliyah! We’ll be sure to get in contact with El Toro and check them out!

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