Fitness 19 gym membership fees vary according to location and are generally negotiable. Locations typically charge three types of fees, including lock-in fees, annual fees and monthly fees. Lock-in fees protect members from increases in monthly fees for the duration of the membership.
Most locations charge $49 for the lock in fee, but some locations reduce the fee as low as $12. The average annual fee is $19, but some gyms charge monthly fees that average from $12 to $15, as of 2015. Typically, new members must pay first and last month fees up front. Potential members should call or visit their local gym to learn about fees and deals, such as special promotions.