Memberships & Trials
Gold & Ultimate members can bring a friend for free during staffed hours. The free friend can’t do classes or come after hours but they are welcome to try the classes to see if they like it, just ask staff first.
Yes, both the gym and changing rooms are a 24hr facility. With 4 showers in each bathroom, we are proud to be the first 24hr gym in Hamilton and the largest in New Zealand!
Simply join First Place Fitness then pick up your fit pass when you come in, staff will show you the list of all the gyms you can use from bottom of the south island to the top of the north.
Yes over 140 free carparks
First Place Fitness is independent and locally owned by a Hamilton family, husband and wife and 3 kids. The atmosphere at First Place is described as their second home.
We are staffed 5.30am to 8pm Monday to Thursday, 5.30am till 7pm on a Friday and 7am-12pm Saturday.
First Place Fitness has 5 separate rooms for privacy, train in the room that’s most comfortable for you. All rooms are available 24hrs.
Room 1 –This room is full of cardio gear including 2 of the latest stair climbers, it also has an electronic circuit for beginners where the machine programs your workout for you (the only of its kind in New Zealand). There is also a dedicated sit up/stretching area for your comfort.
Room 2 – Heavy weights room including leg presses, hack squat, the latest in bench press technology and many more. No weight restriction on any gear in this area.
Room 3 – General weights room with a large double Life Fitness multi station, pin loaded machines and free weights area.
Room 4 – Private sound proof room with your own virtual spin classes.
Room 5 – This is our functional room where we hold group exercise classes, this room has a large fully functional rig as well as 6 boxing/kickbags.
First Place Fitness has the most classes in any 24hr gym. Instructors lead inclusive classes, with members able to work to their own abilities and levels within the motivating group setting. Yoga, Boxing, Box Fit, Body Blast, Functional, Bootcamps, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Core, BATs (Butts Abs and Thighs), Kids Bootcamps, and Zumba
All classes are beginner to advanced, just go at your own pace and an instructor will help you every step of the way.
At First Place Fitness, anyone who joins here we give them a free consult and individualised program with one of our fantastic personal trainers. So you will have a structured program to follow when you are here.
Our childcare runs 9:15am-12:15pm Monday to Thursday and 9:15am-11:15am on Fridays. Evening sessions run Monday to Thursday 5.30pm to 7.30pm catering for both working and stay at home parents. Take some time out for yourself.
Our Kids Bootcamps are for 5-11yrs, cost is $5 per child for members and your first session is free, $15 for non members but the cost includes a workout for the parent too.
Children as young as 13 years of age can become a member with a parent or guardian’s approval and signature. We do offer specialty classes for 5-11yr olds twice per week; our goal is to remind kids at a young age the importance of moving as well as supporting the parents while on their fitness journey.
Yes we sure do, log into our wifi ‘fpf members’ and follow the instructions.
We have two saunas, one in the females and one in the males changing rooms. These saunas are $12 per casual visit or you can add $3 per week onto any membership and get unlimited use.
Bring your membership card. You should also have a small towel, sneakers or shoes, and comfortable clothing for your workout. You may also want to bring a water bottle with you or drinks can be purchased at reception.
No judgement from us! Just let the front desk know that you haven’t been at the centre for a while and they will call a personal trainer to the desk to help you get started again. We’re all about making it as easy as possible for you to get back into it.