Why Us?

Les Mills is a team of passionate, positive professionals who have been making a difference in New Zealanders' lives since Olympian Les Mills opened the Auckland club in 1968.

We love what we do, and we're committed to dramatically improving health and happiness, helping people to become the very best they can be.

With the most extensive state-of-the-art range of gym equipment in the country; our huge range of Group Fitness classes, and enthusiastic Personal Trainers, there's definitely something at Les Mills for everyone.

It's something we don't take lightly, which means we're constantly looking for ways to improve. We're also passionate about sustaining a healthy planet, and are fully committed to the highest of ethical standards, protecting our international green footprint.

Why Us?

This is our purpose, our reason for being and it lies at the heart of Les Mills.

We want to help you improve your health and happiness and we think this is best done by leading an active lifestyle. 

Whether you're a group fit fanatic or a weights junkie, a holistic health yogi or a cardio king, a crossfit addict or a super mum, a cycle buff or a hustling corporate. Whether your training is for your physical wellbeing or your mental happiness.

Whether you train for yourself, or for a goal. Whether you want confidence, to push your limits, to meet new people or to keep up with what life throws at you.

We have what you need!

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Our History

Les Mills opened its doors for the first time in Auckland 1968 and was founded by New Zealand Olympian, Les Mills Snr, who won a gold medal at the 1966 Commonwealth Games. Over 40 years later, we are fully New Zealand owned and operated, with 12 clubs nationwide and over 55,000 members.

Fitness is literally in our blood. Les Mills Snr was not the only family member to represent his country in sport. His wife Colleen, daughter Donna and his son Phillip Mills all wore the silver fern as national athletes of New Zealand.

After witnessing the aerobics phenomenon in the United States, Phillip Mills and wife Jackie, began developing high-energy aerobics and strength classes. Those early aerobic programs drew queues down the street and Phillip could sense the real power of group fitness. From here, Les Mills Group Fitness was born which today includes BODYPUMP®, RPM® and GRIT®  and so many more, all of which are a core focus of every club around New Zealand. Now you can find Les Mills classes in over 16,000 clubs around the world, showing little New Zealand achieving on the world stage.  

Over the last 40 years there have been many changes within Les Mills clubs; however one thing has remained the same. The heart and soul of Les Mills is its purpose to change the lives of New Zealanders.

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Everything you need to know about Memberships and Joining, including multi club and single club memberships, as well as Student, Corporate and Senior options. Click here for more information or to join online. 

Les Mills Group Fitness


12 Clubs Nationwide

With 12 clubs nationwide, Les Mills has the most extensive range of cardio and weight equipment, delivering the world's best Group Fitness classes and Team Training options, and are passionate about Personal Training.

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Best Group Fitness Classes in the WORLD

More than 5 million people take a Les Mills group fitness class every week. Our group fitness classes are available. throughout our 12 clubs nationwide. 

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Gym Floor Assistance

With enthusiastic Gym Instructors, explore a wide range of exercise alternatives, including free discovery programmes, and get the most from the gym floor.


Personal Training

Expertise. Extra one-on-one attention. Exceptional service and individual care. Personalised progaming, technique correction, nutritional and health advice, motivation, accountability and more.

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State-of-the-Art Equipment

With state-of-the-art gym equipment explore a wide range of exercise alternatives, and get the most from the gym floor.

Our Facilities

  • Access to 12 Clubs around New Zealand**
  • Best Group Fitness classes in the World
  • The latest HITT workouts - including 30minute GRIT® & SPRINT®
  • Modern Facilities
  • Top of the range cardio and weights equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi access*
  • Personal Trainers
  • Gym Floor Assistance on hand when you need
  • Women's only gym*
  • Free Car Parks*
  • 24/7 access (Britomart only)*
  • Les Mills cycle studios
  • The Trip ™- Les Mills' first futuristic cycling class*
  • Run Club*
  • Stylish changing suites with lockers, hairdryers, straighteners
  • Pilates Studio*
  • Women's only gym*
  • Licensed early childhood centres*
  • Beauticians*
  • Cafés*
  • Saunas*
  • Spas*
  • Nutritionists*
  • Physiotherapists*
  • Boxing*

*Available at selected clubs **Multi-club membership only