Working It Out
The Y offers practically everything imaginable and is very well run. It's massive, with areas dedicated to weights, cardio, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, boxing, and fitness classes. It's the best option for families with children. On top of day care service, there are a multitude of sports classes, leagues, and camps offered. The one knock on the Y is that, despite its size, it gets very crowded during rush hours.
[Originally published in November, 2009.]