Evolve Pilates — a popular fitness and cycling studio in Edgartown for the past eight years — will permanently close its doors this December as a result of the pandemic, the owners confirmed Monday.

Connie McHugh, owner of Airport Fitness, recently attended a pickleball registry certification course on Hilton Head island.


Oak Bluffs chief of police Erik Blake took the outside route to inside bicycling. Now he teaches a Tuesday morning spin interval class at Blitz Fitness in West Tisbury.


Betsy Bell Baliunas was always intimidated to walk into the Box. The name didn’t help either. The Box didn’t look like your normal gym, Ms. Baliunas recalled. “Where are the machines? There are no machines. There’s a rope — what am I going to do with that?” she wondered.

Mansion House Health Club proudly offers new Lifecycle GX Group Exercise Bikes. Designed by Life Fitness, the company that brought you the original Lifecycle Equipment, this new state of the art exercise bike is biomechanically designed to ensure a comfortable yet effective workout. Carefully chosen and tested by Fitness Director Brenda Wallis, Lifecycle’s study of human movement and machine interaction impressed Ms. Wallis and she thinks this brand of bike stands at the head of any class.

Mansion House Health Club just sprinted toward the future, in heart-healthy fashion, of course. The gym recently purchased new high-tech equipment, including elliptical units, treadmills, stationary bikes and crossover equipment with 19-inch touch screen displays that allow users to track fitness goals, surf the web, watch TV, check emails and connect to mobile devices while working out.