The spin craze is not dying down anytime soon and there’s no shortage of classes to hit up in Vancouver. Fear not, because we’ve rounded up the best studios Van has to offer, for every ride type. From endurance and strength training to classes dedicated to the sounds of B. Spears and J. Timberlake, clip in and get ready to bring sexy back. If you’re not in the Vancouver area, be sure to click here and check out all the best spin studios across the country.
Ride Cycle Club
Find it: 881 Hamilton St., ridecycleclub.com
The atmosphere: The brainchild of Kit and Ace founders Ashley Anders, J.J. and Shannon Wilson, each class is set to a unique playlist for a different experience each time. Post-workout, pamper yourself in the spacious change rooms equipped with goodies from Aesop.
The classes: Classes vary in length from 45 to 60 minutes. They also have the occasional class with a themed playlist, like the Hip Hop Ride, and the upcoming Britney vs. Timberlake Ride.
Cost: 1-5 class passes are available from $26-460; an unlimited one-month membership costs $270, and a three-month membership is $750
Find it: 3630 W 16th Ave., pulsecycling.ca
The atmosphere: Pulse aims to bring riders of all levels together for an engaging and workout, by making sure newbies feel comfortable during their ride, while still pushing more advanced rider to the next level.
The classes: Its 45-minute classes aim to build your endurance and strength, and reduce impact on knees and joints, while the Pulse Power 1-hour session aids to increase stamina. There’s also an intro classes for those new to cycling, that dishes on common terminology, and the fundamentals of riding.
Cost: Class passes range from $20-$350; monthly unlimited memberships are $199. They also offer discounted rates for students.
Find it: 1332 Granville St., spinsociety.ca
The atmosphere: Looking to up your fitness game? Spin Society focuses its rides on empowerment and transformation.
The classes: The signature 50-minute class delivers a full-body workout with cardio, choreography and strength, adding in small hand weights. There’s also themed classes, and SCTY Basics rides the first Saturday of every month, for those looking for an intro to spin.
Cost: Ride packages are available for 1-30 rides, from $25-$540; monthly passes are also available—get six rides per month for $120, or unlimited for $180
Eastwood Cycle Sanctuary
Find it: 154 West Hastings St., eastwoodcycle.com
The atmosphere: This super-zen studio has a downstairs sanctuary with rock walls, created from the building’s 100-year-old-foundation. They’ve also got you covered if you forget your hair prods at home, stocking all the necessities from AG Hair.
The classes: Choose from one of its 3 available classes: the 45-minute Icon class, an out-of-the-saddle session focused on high RPMs; the Athlete class, for endurance and strength training, and the 45-minute Mamacita class, where childcare is available for riders.
Cost: Drop into a class for $28, or purchase passes for 5, 10 or 20 classes, which range from $130 to $480. Passes are also available at a reduced rate for midday classes, and unlimited passes start at $180 per month.
Find it: 889 Expo Blvd., cyklusvancouver.com
The atmosphere: This motivational studio has a system that links your bike to your account, so you’re able to track your results.
The classes: With 10 different classes to choose from, you’re always able to switch up your routine. Sessions include the high-intensity Groove Ride, and the Foundation Ride, which covers proper alignment and teaches you how to maximize your workout.
Cost: Visit for a single class at $24, or stock up with a class pass for 10-50 classes ranging from $195-$888. Monthly passes are also available for $169.