Sweat440: The Best State-of-the-Art Fitness Center in Montreal

Sweat440 is widely considered the best state-of-the-art fitness center in Montreal. Sweat440 provides 40-minute group classes driven by a #neverlate philosophy that allows new members to enter the class every 10 minutes, making it one of the most flexibly-designed strength training gyms in Montreal. But that’s not all there is to Sweat440 — our fitness center has 5-star ratings and reviews from all members because we address all the common problems associated with other gyms. Sweat440 is located in 5000 Rue Jean-Talon O, a highly-accessible location near the Jean-Talon/No 5005 bus stop and across the street from the City of Montréal Police Department– Station #26. As such, Sweat440 is also one of the most conveniently-located gyms in Montreal. This article describes all the factors that make Sweat440 the best state-of-the-art fitness center in Montreal.


The group classes start every 10 minutes because of a circuitous structure.

Sweat440 is a boutique gym that provides 40-minute group classes. Each 40-minute session is divided into four 10-minute fitness stations. Each fitness station takes you through three sets of three exercises performed for a total of 9 minutes, followed by a 1-minute break as you change your fitness station. You have to follow the on-screen prompts to complete all the exercises with clockwork precision and then move to the next fitness station. When you move to the next station, you vacate the previous spot for the next group. As such, a new group can enter the first fitness station every 10 minutes, maintaining a continuous circuitous structure.

This structure provides several key benefits:

  • You’re never late for a class because you’ll always find a spot within 10 minutes.
  • Sweat440 can fit into a busy and versatile schedule.
  • You don’t need to pre-book classes, though we certainly encourage it.
  • The group classes finish in exactly 40 minutes — no more and no less.

State-of-the-art equipment and a structured weekly training program.

Sweat440 is an advanced fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, including cardio machines, rowers, assault bikes, sleds, battle ropes, suspension trainers, and a wide array of free weights, including kettlebells and dumbbells. The weekly training programs are expertly structured to include components of strength training, free weight training, resistance training, cross-training, core training, high-intensity interval training, cardio workouts, and conditioning, ensuring full-body and holistic physical development. Furthermore, the weekly training program is designed to target all the major muscle groups at least twice every day.

The following is Sweat440’s weekly training program:

  • Monday: Shape — Lower Body
  • Tuesday: Shred — Upper Body/Core
  • Wednesday: Sweat — Core/Conditioning
  • Thursday: Shred — Lower Body/Core
  • Friday: Shape Upper Body/Core
  • Saturday: Warrior Total Body Conditioning
  • Sunday: Warrior Total Body Conditioning

Sanitization and social distancing policies to ensure safety during COVID-19.

Due to COVID-19, Sweat440 has implemented a wide range of sanitization, social distancing, and safety protocols to ensure the entire community’s well-being. We believe inactivity and sedentariness can be just as dangerous as any virus, so we encourage everyone to continue workout out regularly. However, you must take all the necessary precautions while doing so.

The following is an overview of Sweat440’s safety standards:

  • Pre-bookings for group classes to limit the number of people within the gym at any given moment.
  • We encourage members to arrive just in time for the group class and leave immediately after the class to avoid crowding in the waiting area.
  • Mandatory no-contact temperature checks for all members and Sweat440 staff.
  • Mandatory PPE equipment (gloves and masks) for each Sweat440 team member.
  • We encourage thumbs-ups instead of high-fives to communicate enthusiasm.
  • Social-distancing lines that keep all members within their individual isolated workout pods with individual equipment.
  • All members are given disinfectant sprays and wiping cloths to clean up after themselves.
  • Regular deep cleaning of all equipment and high-touch zones, such as door handles, with hospital-grade cleaners.
  • No lockers rooms, showers, towels, or other non-essential amenities.
  • Members are encouraged to avoid the gym if they’re feeling sick, have signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or have been exposed to sick individuals.

No-contract and flexible memberships with a free trial session.

In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of how gyms and fitness centers lock members into unethical and legally-binding contracts. Some lock you into contracts for several years, so you have to keep paying for memberships even if you’ve stopped working out. Others make it incredibly difficult to quit the membership in time, automatically locking you in for another year. Sweat440 doesn’t believe in such legally-binding contracts and forced memberships — you should be able to leave whenever you want. It’s our task to make sure you don’t want to leave. We provide extremely flexible and no-contract memberships that you can join and leave whenever you want.

Summary of our membership plans:

  • A free trial session for all first-timers, so you know what it’s like before joining.
  • You can pay per session.
  • You can pay for a group of sessions in advance.
  • You can get an unlimited monthly membership, paying for it one month at a time.


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Sweat440 Group Classes Schedule
  • Monday: Shape — Lower Body
  • Tuesday: Shred — Upper Body/Core
  • Wednesday: Sweat — Core/Conditioning
  • Thursday: Shred — Lower Body/Core
  • Friday: Shape Upper Body/Core
  • Saturday: Warrior Total Body Conditioning
  • Sunday: Warrior Total Body Conditioning
Sweat440 Safety Protocols
  • Pre-bookings for group classes.
  • No loitering in the waiting area.
  • No lockers, towels, or showers.
  • Mandatory PPE and temperature checks for the staff.
  • Social distancing lines and isolated workout pods.
  • Regular deep-cleaning with hospital-grade products.
  • Thumbs-up instead of high-fives.