ClassPass is Quietly Raising Prices And Your City Could Be Next

New members in Boston will have to pay $180, making it even more expensive than New York's current pricing.

ClassPass members can try everything from aerial yoga to spinning

ClassPass members can try everything from aerial yoga to spinning (Photo: ClassPass Instagram)

ClassPass, the go-to for many Manhattanites constantly in search of the perfect workout, is quietly raising prices, yet again. The app offers thousands of fitness classes around the city, making it a convenient way to try new studios. In July 2015 they bumped the monthly price from $99 to $125 in New York and now, they’re raising the price in Boston. ClassPass emailed Boston members to announce subscribers will now have to pay $150 per month for unlimited classes, instead of their current rate of $119. New members will have to pay $180, making it even more expensive than New York’s current pricing.

With most New York boutique fitness classes priced from $18 to $35, ClassPass can be an easy way to try new studios and find the right fit, or, for some, it’s a way to easily sign up for a class, mere minutes before it starts. One popular Instagram user even used ClassPass to learn how to swim. But now, many people are giving up their membership and instead joining tight-knit fitness communities where they’re devoted to a certain teacher, preferring a community and teachers who hold them accountable.

ClassPass is offering different plans and pricing

ClassPass is offering different plans and pricing (Photo: ClassPass)

CP will now allow members to take more than their limit of three classes at a certain studio, but they will have to pay a discounted price for them. Each studio will choose their own pricing for this option. ClassPass is also offering 5 pack membership bundles for $65 in Boston, which is something they were already quietly offering in New York. If you asked to end your membership, CP will offer you 5 classes for $75 a month. Now, it’s advertised on the front page.

For many people, five classes a month is far more realistic than an unlimited amount, whether or not they’re willing to admit it. And, assuming each class costs about $30, it does still make sense…as long as CP doesn’t raise prices again, especially in New York.

ClassPass is Quietly Raising Prices And Your City Could Be Next