Citation Sites for Gyms and Sports Clubs

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What are the best Local Gym & Sport Club Directories?

Searching for the best gym directories?  Then you’ve found the right place!

The table below shows a list of the top gym directories and sport club citations sites so you can increase your businesses local authority & search rankings. Using our own citation site database we’ve cherry picked the best citation sites for your gym or fitness clubs so you can easily be found by existing and potential customers.

Why build local citations for a Gym or Sports Club?

1. Good for Google

Local citations are great for Google. Search engines will look at Gym or Sports Club directories to learn more about businesses such as open and closing times. This allows search engines like Google to provide the correct details. By adding yourself to these sites you’re able to boost your own SEO authority.

Our recent Expert Citation Survey showed that 33% of local SEO experts confirmed that niche directories offer the greatest authority.

2. Good for Customers

Customers will often be looking for local gyms or sports clubs on directories. If you’re already listed on citations sites then you are opening yourself up to potential new leads.

Leads from niche service directories like those listed below are often more valuable in converting when compared to other sources. This is because you’re targeting users who are already looking for gyms or sports clubs in your area.


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How Many Citations Do Gyms and Sports Clubs Need to Rank?

Want to know what works for your industry when it comes to building citations? Just click ‘Health and Fitness Businesses’ in the drop-down menu below to see industry-specific data from the latest SEO Citations Study.

The SEO Citations Study

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BrightLocal’s SEO Citations Study uncovers:

  • How many citations local businesses need to outperform their competitors
  • Which citation sites are most popular among local businesses
  • The correlation between citations and local ranking positions in Google results

These findings are based on 122,125 local businesses found using 18,580 related keywords.

Average Citations

have an average of 78 citations

Median Citations

The median number of citations for is 110

Positions 1-3

ranked in positions 1-3 have an average of citations

The Correlation Between Citations and Google Local Ranking for

There is a strong correlation between the number of citations a business has, and how high it appears in Google's search results. Local businesses that rank in positions 1-3 have an average of 85 citations.

Top Citation Sites for

While many local businesses are making use of the most popular citation sites, 5% haven't claimed listings on any of the top 10 sites.

Local SEO citations for your Gym or Sports Clubs

Citation SiteD.A.CountryFree / PaidListing URL
simplesite.com91CANFreeClick here
ideafit.com70CAN / USAFreeClick here
angloinfo.com63USAFreeClick here
wellness.com62USAPaidClick here
healthprofs.com50USAFreeClick here
health-local.com44CANFreeClick here
fitlink.com40USAFreeClick here here here here
sportfocus.com36ALLFreeClick here
boatingbusiness.com36ALLFreeClick here
usgyms.net33CANFreeClick here
sportstavern.com29USAFreeClick here
boxinghelp.com28USAFreeClick here
usgyms.net27CANFreeClick here
gympost.com25USAFreeClick here
fitnessprodirectory.com23ALLFreeClick here
gymnearme.com20ALLFreeClick here
spanishbusinessdirectory.com19ALLFreeClick here here
directoryfitness.com18ALLFreeClick here
fitnessnearme.com17USAFreeClick here
herbusinesslistings.com16ALLFreeClick here
sportclub321.com16ALLFreeClick here
stockportcitizen.com15UKPaidClick here here
fitnetx.com13ALLFreeClick here here
bestspadealsfinder.com10USAFreeClick here

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Need help to update or build gym or sports club citations?

Looking to build citations for your gym or sports club? Then you can use the list above to manually create them by visiting each site and completing your business details. If you prefer then BrightLocal can do the hard work for you. You can use our in-house expert citation team to build sports and fitness citations for you. All of our citation experts are used to building and updating more than 30,000 citations per month, for hundreds of Search Agencies, Freelancers and Local businesses.

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