Iron Pit Gym

Iron Pit Gym Iron Pit Fitness Center in Bloomington, Indiana provides a clean, friendly, and non-intimidating atmosphere where excercise can be enjoyed 24 hours a day.
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Operating as usual

12/14/2020
12/14/2020

NOTICE:
I have been on the phone with the Monroe County Health Dept. We are fully within compliance with all state and local recommendations concerning Covid-19. Taking care of our members has been a priority the last 25 years. Since July 2020, there has been over 20,000 members through our doors with no cases of covid-19 contracted, transmitted, or traced at the Iron Pit Gym. We will continue to be diligent in our efforts for your health an safety while at our facility. If you have concerns feel free to contact us. (812)339-1679.
God Bless and Happy Holidays,
Douglas J Ballard

The latest addition!!  We have 4 of these beauties in the DB area!!
11/18/2020

The latest addition!! We have 4 of these beauties in the DB area!!

09/06/2020

NOTICE:
Two weeks ago, we made the unique decision to not accept New memberships. In our 25 year history, we have never had to make such a decision. After close evaluation, we are now in a position to start accepting New memberships. Our first priority has always been what is best for our members. Thank you for your patience during this time. Again, we are now accepting New memberships.
Thank you, Douglas J Ballard

08/25/2020

Unprecedented Times dictate we postpone acceptance of NEW Members. Effective 8-25-20 at 8pm. We will evaluate the situation 9-7-20. In an effort to maintain a safe environment for all our members, we decided this is the best course of action. Please check this page for future updates.

Thank You, Douglas J Ballard

06/05/2020

Well, the first week being open after the covid closer is coming to an end. We are so blessed to have the customers that we do. This week has shown us how amazing you all are. The Iron Pit is truly a family. We thank you and love you guys!! See you at the Pit, Big Doug. As the Great Colonel Sanders said: "I'm too drunk to taste this chicken."

05/28/2020

WELCOME BACK!!

Details on Re-opening:

-The door will be unlocked Sunday May 31 at Midnight. Full access.

-Upon entering sanitize hands at front counter sanitize station.

-Observe 6' social distancing.

-Wipe-down equipment used.

-face mask are optional

I will be in at 9:00 on Monday. See ya then!!

05/24/2020

To all our valued customers:

At this time, we are planning on opening the gym on June 1st. Further information to follow.

Have a great holiday, stay safe.

ooxxooXoxx little x.....Big D

05/05/2020
7Olympics

7Olympics

Olympic swimmer Julia Evimova training at home.

Unreal level of core strength 🤯

Hello All,In keeping with Governor Holcomb’s May 1st announcement and the May 1st Public Health Order by the Monroe Coun...
05/03/2020

Hello All,
In keeping with Governor Holcomb’s May 1st announcement and the May 1st Public Health Order by the Monroe County Public Health Authority, we are tentatively planning to reopen the Iron Pit Gym on May 24th. Your membership will continue to be on hold until we re-open. You can find additional information on Indiana’s Back on Track plan at
https://www.backontrack.in.gov/
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Stay healthy and safe.
Matt Andrews & Doug Ballard

We took our earlier post down because we are still gathering our facts and dates on when we will be able to open back up...
04/27/2020

We took our earlier post down because we are still gathering our facts and dates on when we will be able to open back up. We will give you an update soon. Thank you for understanding.

04/05/2020

Our friend and longtime member samleeper_ is documenting his fitness and weight loss journey. If you’re interested in following it, he would love the support. You can find the full video along with others on his social medias. We look forward to seeing you as soon as possible. Stay safe and healthy.











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04/04/2020

Hello All
It looks like Governor Holcomb has extended the(Covid-19 stay home mandate)for 2 more weeks. If this holds true, we will be back at the Ironpit April 20th. We miss you all! Stay Healthy and Safe.

FYI- the video was taken March 23rd, the day Governor Holcomb announced that all non essential businesses must close. •








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To all of our valued customers, colleagues and friends, we will be closing temporarily (2 weeks ?) due to Governor Holco...
03/24/2020

To all of our valued customers, colleagues and friends, we will be closing temporarily (2 weeks ?) due to Governor Holcomb’s mandate regarding the covid-19 pandemic. We will close at 11:59 pm Tuesday March 24. Your membership will be on hold until we re-open. We will get through this difficult time together and return stronger than ever!
Stay healthy and safe.
Matt Andrews & Doug Ballard

🔆TONIGHT’s CLASSES🔆Mon-Wed @ 5:302 Classes x 5 weeks = 10 classes$80!!
01/06/2020

🔆TONIGHT’s CLASSES🔆

Mon-Wed @ 5:30

2 Classes x 5 weeks = 10 classes

$80!!

01/05/2020

🛑SPRING BREAK BODY BLAST
is now FULL🛑

✳️MON/WED GROUP FITNESS REMAINS OPEN ✳️

🌟STARTS NEXT WEEK🌟🛑Message Deanna Conrad to RESERVE your spot. 🛑There are 3 spots left in Body Blast class.
01/03/2020

🌟STARTS NEXT WEEK🌟

🛑Message Deanna Conrad to RESERVE your spot.

🛑There are 3 spots left in Body Blast class.

😤Hop off that tready for a few weeks, and join us at the Iron Pit for group fitness!!💪🏽🤓See previous post for deets... $...
01/01/2020

😤Hop off that tready for a few weeks, and join us at the Iron Pit for group fitness!!💪🏽

🤓See previous post for deets... $80 for 10 classes is a NO Brainer!

🤗Bring a friend, daughter, spouse‼️

🛑Message Deanna Conrad to SIGN UP‼️

🌟IRON PIT GROUP FITNESS🌟☀️The facts are, there are about 10 weeks till SPRING BREAK! We are dividing them up into TWO—-5...
12/30/2019

🌟IRON PIT GROUP FITNESS🌟

☀️The facts are, there are about 10 weeks till SPRING BREAK! We are dividing them up into TWO—-5 week sessions. Session I starts NEXT WEEK!

➡️Here’s the DEETS:
👊🏽5 weeks, 2 classes a week = 10
Classes.... you choose Mon/Wed OR Tues/Thurs.
👊🏽$80 for 10 classes....can you say “STEAL”!!
👊🏽You can purchase all 4 nights for $160...a great mix of weekly workouts.
👊🏽January 6–February 6
👊🏽MESSAGE Deanna Conrad to sign up, because we only have room for about 9 -10 people per class.

☀️If you need some help, accountability, or challenge with your fitness, then join us @ the IRON PIT‼️

11/28/2019

TURKEY BURN is FULL!!
Class is now closed

🦃 PUT that Thanksgiving dinner to WORK!💪🏽
11/27/2019

🦃 PUT that Thanksgiving dinner to WORK!💪🏽

‼️THIS WEEK‼️🤔STOP thinking about it, and JUST DO IT🏋️‍♀️!!✅Build and tone muscle while burning fat and calories....usin...
10/21/2019

‼️THIS WEEK‼️

🤔STOP thinking about it, and JUST DO IT🏋️‍♀️!!

✅Build and tone muscle while burning fat and calories....using dumbbells and a step.

✅Make Tues/Thurs the guardrails to your potential holiday weight gain!

✅At The Iron Pit; membership is NOT REQUIRED.

⭐️SIGN UP NOW⭐️⭐️Take this class right into the holidays, and FEEL BETTER  mentally and physically!!⭐️8 SPOTS
10/15/2019

⭐️SIGN UP NOW⭐️

⭐️Take this class right into the holidays, and FEEL BETTER mentally and physically!!

⭐️8 SPOTS

💥WORKOUT with US this week💥
08/26/2019

💥WORKOUT with US this week💥

‼️SIGN UP NOW‼️@ the Iron Pit💪🏽STEP & SCULPT💪🏽🎯TUESDAY/THURSDAY 🎯5:30-6:30🎯Deanna Conrad 🎯Space limited to 10 STEPS 💥PiY...
08/22/2019

‼️SIGN UP NOW‼️
@ the Iron Pit

💪🏽STEP & SCULPT💪🏽

🎯TUESDAY/THURSDAY
🎯5:30-6:30
🎯Deanna Conrad
🎯Space limited to 10 STEPS

💥PiYo💥

👉🏽MONDAY/WEDNESDAY
👉🏽5:30-6:30
👉🏽Denise Dowdy

Message me to sign-up or for more details.

If you’re interested in supporting Greg’s family click on the link in our bio to check out this shirt. All proceeds go t...
08/09/2019

If you’re interested in supporting Greg’s family click on the link in our bio to check out this shirt. All proceeds go to his family. Any support is much appreciated. Thanks to @chris_branam for setting this up. #simmonsstrong #simmonsstrength #IPG4L #ironpitgym

A friendship that began well over 2 decades ago, Greg Simmons and Doug Ballard have spanned the globe competing together...
08/01/2019

A friendship that began well over 2 decades ago, Greg Simmons and Doug Ballard have spanned the globe competing together. Their countless hours spent in the weight room wasn’t all about training. The back part of the gym could be thought of as Gregs office, where the jokes and pranks flowed freely and the laughter welled up from deep in your belly. These guys even lived in the same neighborhood for a time. As neighbors, Doug and Greg could sometimes be found lighting up the neighborhood with fireworks. Not to mention the flaming deadlift event - that became quite popular on Big Doug’s Birthday. The bond these two men share was strong and lives on forever. #IPG4L #simmonsstrong

Only God truly knows how many lives Greg touched through coaching, mentoring, or just being kind and friendly. He was an...
07/30/2019

Only God truly knows how many lives Greg touched through coaching, mentoring, or just being kind and friendly. He was an amazing father, husband, coach, and friend. His fun and silly personality was contagious and made him an important part of the Iron Pit family. His legacy lives on in the Iron Pit Hall of Fame. #IPG4L

@ Iron Pit Gym

Just a heads up that you will only be able to get into the gym on the 4th of July if you have a keycard. Everyone have a...
07/02/2019

Just a heads up that you will only be able to get into the gym on the 4th of July if you have a keycard. Everyone have a great holiday and we’ll see you on July 5th.

06/24/2019

Hello All
We are now operating at full power! Electricity is back on!!
Come on down !

The power is out at the gym but we will still be open at 9 AM today. The power should be back on by 1 PM today. We apolo...
06/24/2019

The power is out at the gym but we will still be open at 9 AM today. The power should be back on by 1 PM today. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

06/24/2019

Hello friends- The gym has been without power/electricity since 3pm today. Some trees blew down on Church Lane from high winds and subsequently took power lines down too. Duke’s first update was the power would be back on by 9pm. The latest update from Duke is now 12:59 pm Monday June 24.
We will be at the gym Monday morning. You may exercise beginning at 9am except for equipment requiring electricity I. E.
Sauna, Treadmills, etc.
Thank- you
Team Iron Pit

💥SIGN UP THIS WEEK💥If you’ve been thinking about trying a class, NOW is the time to sign up!New 6 week session starts Mo...
06/05/2019

💥SIGN UP THIS WEEK💥

If you’ve been thinking about trying a class, NOW is the time to sign up!

New 6 week session starts Monday, June 10–July 30.

Thinking about signing up for a fitness class? Stop by and check out a free group fitness class on Monday June 3 or Tues...
06/02/2019

Thinking about signing up for a fitness class? Stop by and check out a free group fitness class on Monday June 3 or Tuesday June 4!

SUMMER FITNESS CLASSES!!       6 WEEK SUMMER SESSION@ THE IRON PITJune 10–July 20💥FREE CLASSES‼️ Monday & Tuesday, June ...
05/29/2019

SUMMER FITNESS CLASSES!!
6 WEEK
SUMMER SESSION
@ THE IRON PIT
June 10–July 20

💥FREE CLASSES‼️ Monday & Tuesday, June 3-4🚴‍♀️🏋️‍♀️💪🏽Come in and try a class for FREE‼️

💥Come in at 6:30am and get it done BEFORE THE KIDS WAKE UP!!😳Feel great the rest of the day🤗

💥You DO NOT have to be a member, but if you are, you receive a 10% discount. @ Iron Pit Gym

Address

5006 South Rodgers
Bloomington, IN
47403

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm

Telephone

(812) 339-1679

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Planning on opening back up soon? Or are you back open now?
so good to return!
Missing you Iron Pit ! Now seriously coordinating escape from "B-town proper" , demanding hyper calorie efficiency, financial integrity and winter foot travel stamina. At least it's not as long as the average escape time of photons from our sun, anywhere from between 100,000 years and 1,000,000 years.
As promised to Matt Andrews. I have successfully obtained my CPAT card @ Wayne Township Fire Department. I’m very thankful for the Iron Pit, I wouldn’t be able to achieve my career and fitness goals without you guys
As promised to Matt Andrews, I have successfully obtained my CPAT card through the ESEC at Wayne Township Fire. Big shout to the Iron Pit Gym, for helping me get to this stage of fitness!
Great gym. It has everything you can ask for and the owner is extremely knowledgeable about everything (related to the gym and workouts), he’s also a great person!
Rant beginning in 3...2...1.... If your candy ass can load a plate on a machine or a piece of equipment the you need to cut your workouts one set shorter if you are unable to remove those same plates when you are done. Same goes if you are moving a bench from the dumbbell area or out of a squat rack. I’m not is anyone else that has a membership responsible for picking up after you. No needless to same do just like you did at your parents house and clean up after yourselves because I sure as hell am not your mother. Rant ended..... Thank you and have a nice day!
7 days without Iron Pit makes 1 weak. It's been many times that now and I miss my home gym, awfully. I'll return asap, when the distance from my new apartment is conquered through bike mechanic knowledge, and endurance, riding with digested energy converted from a living wage income. determination nation!
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Hartman Performance Training is excited to come down and train at the new place!
Matt Andrews looks like Kyle and I will be in town for Thanksgiving. Do you guys do weekly guest passes?
‼️ANNOUNCING..... GROUP FITNESS at the new Iron Pit Gym‼️The gym opens in December, and we will begin classes in January!! Stay tuned for upcoming details about classes and times👊🏽💥💪🏽