People with spinal cord injuries have access to excellent fitness centers in the Austin area. The following fitness centers offer accessible equipment and trainers experienced in working with people with spinal cord injuries.
Spero Rehab Austin - Central is a state-of-the-art rehab and fitness center located at 4225 Guadalupe. It is a vibrant, warm, relaxing place for SCI patients to receive recovery therapy, work out in our LSPF community gym and socialize with other SCI folks in our community.
The LSPF community gym is free to use for anyone with a spinal cord injury and is open: Monday - Thursday 12:00pm - 6:00pm and Friday 12:00pm-3:00pm. Here is a list of LSPF Equipment available to use in the gym:
(2) RT300 FES Cycles
Evolve Standing Frame
Glider Standing Frame
SCI FIT Recumbent Stepper
SCI FIT Arm/ Leg Cycle
NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainer
Core Stix Fitness System
Wheelchair Accessible Multi-Gym
Rickshaw Weight Machine
Zen Pro Vibratory Plate
Ergys FES Bike
*Nue-Fit Neubie (therapy session only)
*Lokomat (therapy session only)
There is a certified tech available during open gym hours to assist if needed. If you're looking to lift some weights, rack up some cardio or just meet other awesome SCI folks, come by Spero Rehab Central during open gym hours - we can't wait to see you!
For community gym questions, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For therapy & Lokomat inquiries, send an email to: email@example.com
The Easterseals Fitness Center, called Fitability, welcomes anyone with a disability interested in strengthening, cardiovascular exercise, and fitness/wellness or is just interested in being with in community with folks on similar journeys.
Our two certified inclusion fitness trainers are available for supervised or 1:1 sessions, both with extensive specialty working with folks with spinal cord injury.
All equipment is accessible whether sitting or standing and can be adapted to current abilities then progressed as you progress. Sky is the limit!
Supervised fitness center sessions remain free to users; 1:1 sessions for folks with spinal cord injury have a sliding fee scale with scholarships available through Easterseals.
Only a medical clearance is needed to get started.
Easterseals Fitness Center is located:
8505 Cross Park Drive
Austin, TX 78754
Community Gym hours are: