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YMCA

9401 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814 301-530-3725

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The YMCA is a good community service organization. It's not as cheap... - Jan 14, 2021

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Sport & Health--Bethesda

4400 Montgomery Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814 301-656-9570

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They are not cheap, but they have been good to us. - Apr 10, 2020

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Washington Sports Club

6828 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20815 301-654-1990

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The experience overall is good enough, but there are problems. Front desk... - Apr 06, 2020

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Washington Sports Club

10400 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814 301-896-0505

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lukewarm review; they are an adequate place; nice clients,... - Jan 12, 2021

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Sumner Fitness

4611-K Sangamore Rd
Bethesda, MD 20816 301-229-9110

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Excellent small neighborhood gym. Staff is vigilant about cleanliness. - Oct 20, 2020

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Equinox

4905 Elm St
Bethesda, MD 20814 301-652-1078

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Equinox is WAY overpriced. Also underpays its workers and forbids them from... - May 18, 2020

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How we gather (and how to interpret) our data

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