Sometimes riding a bike along the leisurely paths here in Hilton Head just isn’t enough. If you’d like to fit a workout in while you’re on vacation or you’re a resident looking for somewhere to join, we’ve done the hard part for you. Here’s a guide to the best gyms in Hilton Head:

Breakthrough Fitness Center

130 Arrow Rd
HHI, SC 29928
M-F: 5a-10p / Sat: 8a-6p / Sun: 9a-6p

Originally opened in 1998, Breakthrough Fitness Center is the longest-established gym here in Hilton Head. They offer fitness classes and one-on-one personal training while encouraging members to learn a variety of exercises as they believe it helps make workouts more fun. In addition to their state-of-the-art facility and equipment, you’ll also have access to their tanning beds, steam room, and towel service. You can even grab a protein bar before your workout or cool down with a smoothie after. 

Lava 24

811 William Hilton Pkwy
HHI, SC 29928
Staffed & Non-24-Hour Membership Hours: M-F: 7a-8p / S-S: 8a-5p

If you’re looking for a gym with a high-energy vibe, Lava 24 is what you’re looking for. The facility has three rooms of cardio equipment, bars, benches, and various training classes to choose from. They offer the ability to purchase temporary passes with or without 24-hour access so you can decide what works best for you before committing.

Conviction Training Facility

1 New Orleans Rd
HHI, SC 29928
Open Gym Hours: M-F: 10:30a-12p / 1p-3p / Sat: 7a-8a / 9a-11a

For those looking for a Crossfit home, you’ll find it in the first Crossfit gym in the Hilton Head and Bluffton Area. Conviction Training Facility is more than just Crossfit classes, they also provide personal training, host a USAW weightlifting team, and a youth Brand X program. Their dedication to fitness is matched only by their commitment to building their community.

Peak Performance Fitness Center

95 Mathews Dr. Suite 3-4
HHI, SC 29928
By Appointment Only

Peak Performance is the newest state-of-the-art fitness center providing exclusive one-on-one personal training and focused small group sessions. You’ll get specialized attention, so if you’re the type that needs personalized support on your fitness journey, this is the place for you.


You don’t have to wait for the New Year to make a resolution regarding your health. Just the thought of Thanksgiving dinner is enough for some to want to preemptively join a gym! If you’re looking for a place to start your fitness journey, these are some of the best gyms in Hilton Head to get you started.