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  • The iconic Muscle Beach Gym is under renovation

    The Pit is getting a makeover!

    Thank goodness!  Perhaps the most famous attraction in Venice, the outdoor weight pen at Muscle Beach, has been in a sad state of disrepair for years.

    But now all that is in the past the Pit is gonna be brand spanking new and shiny.  That’s right, a literal boat load of specially made, stainless steel, rust proof, out door gym equipment is on the way to Venice.

    It is our understanding this project is being funded by a generous donation from ThermoLife International and Muscle Beach Nutrition in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.

    Most likely the project will take all summer and the Pit will reopen around Labor day.  The annual body building shows on the Fourth of July and Labor Day will continue as usual.

    Check out some photos of the project from our friends at Muscle Beach Nutrition

    June 5, 2019. Photo by Muscle Beach Nutrition

    June 25, 2019. Photo by Muscle Beach Nutrition

    June 25, 2019. Photo by Muscle Beach Nutrition

    Join Muscle Beach on Facebook and Instagram to follow the progress!

    Muscle Beach Gym at sunset © VenicePaparazzi.com

    Here is the contact information, parking, and rules for our kick ass, outdoor gym!

    Muscle Beach Gym Weight-Pen Rules: 
    Members only.
    No guest or children permitted inside.
    Day pass or membership required. NO free entry.
    T-shirt or towels and closed toe shoes required to workout.
    Day pass or membership required. NO free entry
    No pets or bicycles permitted in or around weight pen.
    Offensive or unruly behavior/language is not permitted.
    No smoking, eating, drugs or alcoholic beverages permitted.
    No radios or boom boxes allowed in workout area, stage or surrounding area. Headsets only.
    Dropping weights on floor or benches is not permitted.
    Do not place weights on floor or benches is not permitted.
    Do not place weights (plates, dumbells or bars) on benches.
    No sitting on dumbbells.

    *** Failure to comply with posted rules may result in a suspension/cancellation of day pass or membership privileges without a refund.

    Now go push that iron, son!

    Muscle Beach Gym.  Venice Beach Recreation and Parks.  1800 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291.  310.399.2775

    Parking: South City Parking Lot: 2100 Ocean Front Walk. Venice, Ca 90291. Click here for parking info!

    For more Muscle Beach Gym info:  laparks.org/venice/muscle-beach-venice-outdoor-gym