Athletic facility reviews

Elece Vandergeld
Powerhouse Gym
55148 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Twp
Pro: Professional training in boxing
Cons: Costly
Pricing: Monthly initiation fee: $94.99; monthly: $24.99. Yearly initiation fee: $ 19.99; annual cost-$479.99
Specials: First-day free trial for a new member
Premier Sports Center
14901 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Twp
Pro: Training in a large facility in the winter seasons for spring sports; athletes can practice soccer, golf, football, lacrosse, baseball, and track
Cons: Many athletes use the facility
Pricing:$200/ hour to use baseball facility with all equipment
Specials: No specials
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
45100 Mound Rd, Shelby Twp
Pro: Self-defense training mixed in with martial arts and combat sports fighting; focuses more on ground fighting than fists
Cons: Costly and potential risk of injury
Pricing: $50-200 a month
Specials: No specials
Bobby Hilliard
LL Speed
8910 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Charter Twp
Pro: Group training and conditioning to gain strength
and speed
Con: Might be a little pricey for those wanting to come multiple times a week
Pricing: $20 for a drop-in
Specials: No specials
LA Fitness (signature club)
7500 26 Mile Rd, Shelby Charter Twp
Pro: Quality equipment and unique classes
Con: More expensive than the regular clubs membership and not as much space
Pricing: $50 initiation and $40 a month
Specials: None
Top Gun
50547 Central Industrial Dr, Shelby Twp
Pro: Professional training
Cons: Costly
Pricing:$309 a month for group
Specials: 7 day free trial
Jon Kotas
Planet Fitness
8260 23 Mile Rd, Shelby Twp
Pro: Accepting of all ages and body types;
very friendly environment
Cons: Limited amount of free-weights
Pricing: $39 annually plus monthly membership fee
Classic Membership: $10 per month
Black card membership: $22 per month
Specials: None
Santosha Yoga
48774 Gratiot Ave, Chesterfield
Pro: Low cost
Con: Difficult for beginners
Pricing: Student walk-ins only $10
Non-students pay $14
Specials: None
New Way Boxing
48075 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Twp
Pro: Dedicated trainers and helpful advice
Cons: Costly
Pricing: $100 per month
Special: Groupons available online