Flywheel had planned its grand opening for last week but because the power outages, it became more of a soft opening, with people trickling in for spin or a workout at the Flybarre.
The trendy New York City-based indoor cycling gym, which has locations in the Hamptons, Chicago and Boca Raton, recently signed a seven-year lease for the old Deborah Gilbert Smith space and the company’s has totally redone the interior. Flywheel will officially celebrate its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 11.
Its lobby has lots of black - black sofas, black floor - but also a lot of light from the windows. It features laptops that allow you to reserve your favorite bike and check in. There's fresh fruit if you want it and showers in case you need to get dressed afterward.
When it was announced last summer that Flywheel was coming to Millburn, Peter Nalitt, Flywheel's landlord, said, “There’s nothing else like it. It has that New York kind of buzz, it will bring tons of people to town and it’s kind of exciting for people" who do indoor cycling.
Flywheel has about 45 indoor cycling bikes and aims to be a luxurious experience. Computers are hooked up to the bikes, the lights are theatrical and are dim from everyone except the instructor, and clients can choose their bikes up to a week in advance.
If you've made a reservation ahead of time, then when you arrive, your cycling shoes wil already be in your cubby, a towel and bottle of “Fly” water.
FlyBarre classes utilize the barre, bands, mirrors, small weights and heavy "medicine ball" style balls to create intense, low impact.
Prices are $30 per ride (class), and $24.75 per class for clients who buy in bulk. Check out its website for more information.