Launching a fitness or a gym website is a great idea. If you create a website for your gym, you can accept new members online, attract or get new clients online, make people aware of the services you offer, etc. With WordPress and the themes I’ve shared below, you can launch or create a website for a gym/fitness club within an hour or half an hour:
Best gym WordPress themes
The developers of the Ultra theme had launched a Trainers skin for Ultra in 2018/2019. The skin is built using the Themify Builder and it is powered by Ultra. It is stunning and can be modified as per the gym owners/fitness club owner’s requirement. The Ultra Trainers skin comes with a custom-built “contact us” page and a beautiful “about us” page where you can show the details of the instructors/trainers, etc. The Themify Ultra theme ships with the Trainers skin. You can install this skin with a click of a button and use it to launch a gym website quickly. Ultra supports customization with the WP live customizer tool. It also adds an “Options” panel to the WordPress CMS.
Like Ultra, Divi is a top multipurpose WordPress template. Elegant Themes had launched the Fitness Gym Layout Pack for Divi in 2018. The layout pack was built using Divi builder. It shows the list of gym/fitness programs and pricing on the homepage in a beautiful 3 columns/table. Below the image of the program, you’ll find a round button. If you click this button, the Divi theme will show the details of the program. The theme also shows a testimonial and nice-looking contact form on the home page. Currently, Divi gives its users access to 30+ Health & Fitness category layout packs. You can either use the packs or create a new design with the Divi Builder. ET Divi is one of the best WordPress gym themes.
Kallyas, the multipurpose WP theme lets users import demos. Its Vertigo gym demo is a great example of what you can create with Kallyas. If you want to create something from scratch, you can use the Visual Composer plugin or Zion Builder that comes with the Kallyas theme or use the template’s existing features – 12+ home page designs, unlimited headers, mega menus, sliders, testimonials, FAQs, Contact us/Team Page, animated header, carousels, etc.
Avada is the most popular WordPress gym theme on our list. It has over 700 options. Avada, being a versatile template can be used on various types of sites. Avada ships with the footer, header, footer, form builder tool. It supports sticky elements, 6 column grid, and offers 65+ design + 12+ form elements. Avada enables users to import, customize, and use its fitness/gym demos on their sites. The theme supports must have features for gym websites i.e. sliders, testimonials, etc.
The Hestia Pro WordPress theme supports Elementor, Beaver, Site Origin, Visual Composer page builder plugins. It supports slider/video headers, testimonials, custom backgrounds, etc. Like other WordPress fitness themes I’ve shared above, you can import the gym demo of Hestia, customize and use it. Hestia Pro integrates its customization options with the Live WP customizer tool. Thus, you can design the header/body/footer by simply dragging dropping the options, modifying the existing setting of the element, and see the result on the fly. Hestia Pro supports font awesome icons. You can also change the width/height/shape of buttons, etc.
Like Avada, The7 is a feature-rich WP multi-purpose template with several hundred options. You can create unlimited headers and use the premium plugins that come along with The7 to design pages for your gym/fitness website. Some of the premium plugins that ship with the The7 theme are Ultimate Addons, Slider Revolution, The7 Elements, etc. The7 supports Elementor page builder. Its The7 Elements plugin adds new features to Elementor. It allows you to add testimonials, slideshows, carousels, etc to the pages of the site.
The Fitness Zone theme has been designed for fitness and gym websites. It ships with a workout page, programs page, trainers page, etc. It gives you access to 12 fitness/gym skins and powerful elements such as accordion, tab, contact form, etc that you can add to the page of your site. Fitness Zone comes with time table/appointment feature and it offers the latest tweets widget.
The Gym Edge WordPress theme comes with 10 different home page designs and it ships with a BMI calculator utility. It features 3 different schedule pages and four unique header styles. The theme offers 21 custom-designed addons and an option to import and use the demo content/layout on a live site. Gym Edge includes WPBakey, Layer Slider, and WP Logo Showcase premium plugins.
You’ve chosen a theme…what to do next? To launch a gym site, you’ll have to buy a shared hosting plan. Why shared hosting? Well, shared hosting companies give their users access to a 1-click WordPress installer tool. They only allow users to host sites that may not cause a huge spike in CPU usage or consume a huge amount of RAM. The fitness or gym websites are not complex. Once you install the WordPress CMS, login to your WP dashboard and install one of the following best WordPress gym themes I’ve shared above.