When comparing the offerings from fitness clubs, check the facilities at recreation centers run by local governments. Many jurisdictions offer fitness club-type facilities that are much less expensive to use than comparably equipped fitness clubs.

Below we list the local-government-run recreation centers we could identify as having at least a weight room/fitness center and/or an indoor swimming pool.

Berkeley

James Kenney Community Center
1720 8th St., 510-981-6650

King Pool
1700 Hopkins St., 510-981-5105

Campbell

Campbell Community Center & Pool
1 W. Campbell Ave., 408-866-2105

Cupertino

Cupertino Sports Center
21111 Stevens Creek Blvd., 408-777-3160

Daly City

Giammona Pool
131 Westmoor Ave., 650-757-1034

Hayward

Hayward Plunge
24176 Mission Blvd., 510-881-6703

Menlo Park

Burgess Park Pools
501 Laurel St., 650-328-7946

Onetta Harris Community Center & Belle Haven Pool
100 Terminal Ave., 650-330-2250

Mill Valley

Mill Valley Aquatics & Fitness Center
180 Camino Alto, 415-383-1370

Milpitas

Milpitas Sports Center
1325 E. Calaveras Blvd., 408-586-3225

Morgan Hill

Centennial Recreation Center (operated with Mt. Madonna YMCA)
171 W. Edmundson Ave., 408-782-2128

Morgan Hill Aquatics Center
16200 Condit Rd., 408-782-2134

Newark

Clark W. Redeker Newark Senior Center
7401 Enterprise Dr., 510-578-4840

George M. Silliman Community Activity Center & Silliman Family Aquatic Center
6800 Mowry Ave., 510-578-4620

Oakland

Bushrod Recreation Center
560 59th St., 510-597-5031

East Oakland Sports Center
9161 Edes Ave., 510-615-5838

Lions Pool
3860 Hanly Rd., 510-482-7852

San Antonio Recreation Center
1701 E. 19th St., 510-535-5608

Temescal Pool
371 45th St., 510-597-5013

Willie Keyes Recreation Center
3131 Union St., 510-597-5042

Pacifica

Jean E. Brink Swimming Pool
401 Paloma Ave., 650-738-7460

Richmond

Booker T. Anderson Community Center
960 S. 47th St., 510-620-6816

Nevin Community Center
598 Nevin Ave., 510-620-6813

Parchester Community Center
900 Williams Dr., 510-620-6823

Richmond Plunge
1 E. Richmond Ave., 510-620-6820

Richmond Recreation Complex
3230 Macdonald Ave., 510-620-6793

Richmond Swim Center
4300 Cutting Blvd., 510-620-6654

Shields-Reid Community Center
1410 Kelsey St., 510-620-6822

Rohnert Park

Callinan Sports and Fitness Center
5405 Snyder Ln., 707-588-3488

Honeybee Pool
1170 Golf Course Dr., 707-586-1413

San Bruno

Veterans Memorial Recreation Center
251 City Park Way, 650-616-7180

San Francisco

Balboa Pool
Havelock St. & San Jose Ave., 415-337-4701

Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center
1199 Mason St., 415-359-9103

Coffman Pool
1701 Visitacion Ave., 415-337-9085

Garfield Pool
26th & Harrison St., 415-695-5001

Gene Friend Recreation Center
270 6th St., 415-554-9532

Hamilton Pool
Geary & Steiner St., 415-292-2008

Hamilton Recreation Center
1900 Geary Blvd., 415-292-2111

Martin Luther King Jr Pool
3rd St. & Armstrong, 415-822-2807

Minnie & Lovie Ward Recreation Center
650 Capitol, 415-337-4710

Mission Community Pool
101 Linda St., 415-641-2841

Mission Recreation Center
2450 Harrison St., 415-695-5012

North Beach Pool
651 Lombard St., 415-391-0407

Rossi Pool
Arguello & Anza, 415-666-7014

Sava Pool
19th Ave. & Wawona St., 415-661-6327

San Jose

Almaden Community Center
6445 Camden Ave., 408-268-1133

Bascom Community Center
1000 S. Bascom Ave., 408-794-6289

Camden Community Center
3369 Union Ave., 408-559-8553

Gardner Community Center
520 W. Virginia St., 408-279-1498

Mayfair Community Center
2039 Kammerer Ave., 408-794-1060

Roosevelt Community Center
901 E. Santa Clara St., 408-794-7555

Seven Trees Community Center
3590 Cas Dr., 408-794-1690

San Leandro

San Leandro Family Aquatic Center
14900 Zelma St., 510-577-7966

South San Francisco

Orange Memorial Pool
781 Tennis Dr., 650-875-6973

Terrabay Gymnasium & Recreation Ctr
1121 S. San Francisco Dr., 650-829-4680

Union City

Mark Green Sports Center
31224 Union City Blvd., 510-675-5808

Walnut Creek

Clarke Memorial Swim Center (located in Heather Farm Park)
1750 Heather Dr., 925-943-5856