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This is your Fitness Journey


Our Mission

At Ripon Fitness, our mission is to empower individuals to transform their lives through health & physical wellness. We aim to be the catalyst for positive change, helping our members achieve their fitness goals and become the best version of themselves possible.

The rest is your mission.

Our Journey's Beginning

Creating Hope in a Hopeless Time.

Our story begins with Mike Scogna who, during the challenging times of the 2008 recession, found himself frustrated by the limitations of annual contracts, the lack of flexible hours, and the judgmental atmosphere prevalent in many corporate gyms. Mike envisioned a fitness center that would be a beacon of inclusivity, convenience, and support for those who shared his values. He wanted Ripon Fitness to be a place where dreams become a reality and where the pursuit of health and wellness knows no bounds.

Paving the Path for a Better You.

Mike was determined to provide a solution for others facing the same challenges to balance work, fitness, and finances. He understood the frustration of working long hours, so he made sure to create a gym that would accommodate all work schedules. He knew there are swings in life where you can't make it to the gym, so he created a month-to-month membership. He knew times were tough, financially, for many so he created one low-cost membership that applied to all, with the option to easily cancel, when needed. You are the motivation.

Our Motivation is You

Our Newest Improvement

Members Spoke, He Listened.

Fast forward 16 years, and Mike has embarked on an incredible journey of evolution. He took the valuable feedback from his dedicated members to heart. Their comments, complaints, concerns, and suggestions became the driving force behind the relocation to a larger facility, incorporating all the upgrades, enhancements, and member-requested features that would elevate the fitness experience to new heights. At Ripon Fitness, our members' voices are heard, their needs are met, and their dreams are realized. 

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy goes beyond just fitness. We prioritize building a community of respectful and non-judgmental members who take care of the gym they call home. Experience the difference of a gym where quality members thrive, where empowerment, convenience, freedom, and flexibility are at the heart of everything we do. Let's embark on this journey together, where your success is our greatest reward.


At Ripon Fitness, we empower our members to take control of their fitness journey. We believe in providing a supportive and inclusive environment where you can feel confident and motivated to achieve your goals. Our mission is to see you embrace the best version of yourself, one step at a time.


Convenience is at the core of our philosophy. We understand that life can get hectic, and finding time for fitness can be challenging. That's why we offer 24 hour access at a convenient location, right off the freeway. No more rushing or skipping workouts. We're here for you, day or night.


At Ripon Fitness, we believe in freedom – freedom from long-term contracts and rigid commitments. Freedom to work out on your schedule, with nothing but a key fob swipe between you and your gym. You are in control of your fitness journey.


We understand that life is full of ups and downs. That's why we believe in a flexible approach to membership. Whether you need to take a break due to travel, work commitments, or personal reasons, we've got you covered. Even if you've pre-paid for multiple months, you can freeze your membership and pick up where you left off when you're ready. We're here to support you every step of the way.


At Ripon Fitness, we prioritize quality over quantity when it comes to our members. Our philosophy is built on fostering a respectful and non-judgmental community of like-minded individuals who are dedicated to their fitness journey and take pride in maintaining a clean and welcoming environment. We provide reassurance that if a member is not adhering to this philosophy, they will not be a member.

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Meet Mike Scogna, the visionary founder of Ripon Fitness.

Frustrated by the flaws of corporate gyms, Mike took a leap of faith to create a different kind of fitness center. He envisioned a place where members could enjoy flexibility, freedom from contracts, and a welcoming community.


Today, after 16 years in business, Ripon Fitness stands as a testament to Mike's commitment, where individuals can pursue their fitness goals on their own terms, free from judgment and limitations.

Mike handles business differently then most.

He doesn't follow a corporate standard that costs you, the member, more money & problems.


He is a straight-forward business owner and will treat you with respect, but expects a similar respect in return. He will only charge you for what you are getting, he will only bother you if you don't follow the simple policies & procedures at the gym, and he is always available whenever you need him.

Come join Mike on his journey to inspire a community to achieve their health & fitness goals, one member at a time.

Get In Touch

707 Doak Blvd., Ste. N, Ripon CA 95366

(209) 599-2220

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday

10:00am - 12:00pm

After hour appointments available

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