The Mount Auburn Club – Gym Review

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About The Mount Auburn Club

The Mount Auburn Club (MAC) was established in 1973 by the Crowley brothers and has remained a family establishment throughout its four decades of operation. MAC provides functional exercise equipment, a 75-ft seven-lane pool, five studios, fitness and specialty personal training programs, in an atmosphere of support and guidance. MAC also offers premier fitness and tennis programs with a full range of amenities (see Perks/Amenities below) and more than 90 classes. They pride themselves on their quality health and tennis programs and their friendly, supportive atmosphere and they make giving back to their community a priority.


MAC is located on Coolidge Avenue in Boston, close to the Charles River and the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path.


Classes offered at MAC include:

  • Yoga
  • DanceFit
  • Gyrokinesis
  • Jazz Dance
  • Body Conditioning
  • Pilates
  • BodyPump
  • Zumba
  • Step & Sculpt
  • Barre
  • Tai Chi
  • Tabata
  • Hydro Challenge

Programs offered include:

  • Cardio
  • Strength
  • Group Cycling
  • Mind/Body
  • Movement/Flexibility
  • Tennis Program
    • Summer and Winter Leagues
    • Social Events, Clinics and Camps
    • Lessons
    • Indoor/Outdoor Courts
  • Aquatics
    • State of the art , 75-foot long indoor pool
    • Daily aquatics classes
    • Low-chlorine filtration system
    • Relaxing heated whirlpool
    • Certified instructors
  • ALP – Active Living Program
    • Designed for:
      • Mature members
      • Beginners in Group Fitness
      • Individuals preferring more moderate workouts
  • Nutrition Program
    • Registered Dieticians
    • Assessment of medical history, family history, dietary habits, food preferences
    • Personalized guidance on achieving your health and fitness goals

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  • Private parking, free onsite
  • Bike parking
  • Locker rooms
  • Towels
  • Vanities
  • MAC Cafe
  • Trial membership
  • Free 7-day pass
  • Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Registered Dietician onsite
  • Private deck and lounge
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Nutrition Events & Workshops
  • New Member Integration program
  • Spa Services:
    • Massage
    • Dermalogica skincare treatments
    • Facials
    • Acupuncture
    • Cupping
    • Waxing
    • Body treatments
    • Kinesio Taping
    • Spa Guest Pass

Membership Information

MAC’s membership plans and options include:

  • New Member Integration
    • Meeting with Personal Trainer
    • Fitness and Wellness Plan
    • Evaluation by Program Coordinator
    • One-on-one Educational Coaching Session
    • 30-day Comfort Guarantee

(For more information on costs and prices of membership plans, call the membership staff at 617.553.1695 ext. 333)


The Mount Auburn Club has a 4.5/5 rating on Yelp (52 reviews). Positive reviews were posted on their friendliness, classes, no loud music, the older crowd, spaciousness of the club, and no waits on using the equipment.

Negative reviews were posted on the crowds at the pool, age of the club, costs of membership, costs of classes, costs of tennis amenities.

Contact Information


Hours of Gym Operation                                                                               Hours of Spa (Summer)

Mon    5:30 am – 10:00 pm                                                                             Tue     11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tue      5:30 am – 10:00 pm                                                                             Wed   10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wed    5:30 am – 10:00 pm                                                                             Thu     10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thu     5:30 am – 10:00 pm                                                                              Fri      10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri       5:30 am –   9:00 pm                                                                              Sat       9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sat      6:45 am –   8:00 pm                                                                              Sun     CLOSED
Sun     6:45 am –   8:00 pm                                                                              Mon    CLOSED

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Mount Auburn Club
57 Coolidge Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472


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