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Esko Fitness Center/Esko Physical Therapy

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2 E Highway 61
Esko, MN 55733


General: 218-879-7223


5:30 am - 8 pm
5:30 am - 7 pm
8 am - 12 pm

Call for holiday hours


Make a Physical Therapy Appointment

To make a physical therapy appointment here, call 218-879-7223.

Facility Overview

Reach your fitness goals with help from Esko Fitness Center/Esko Physical Therapy. We’re open six days a week and offer affordable gym memberships and day passes. Our equipment is top-of-the-line and well-maintained. We also have well-informed staff here to guide you and physical therapy services on site.

You’ll find our fitness center in Esko High School. Essentia is proud to work with the high school to give students, athletes, and area residents access to updated fitness equipment.

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Rehabilitation Services

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Fitness Center Features

When you join or get a day pass, you’ll get access to a wide range of equipment, services, and amenities.

Equipment & Workout Areas

Check out our inviting, well-maintained fitness center with top-of-the-line equipment.

  • Cardio machines, including treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, stair steppers, rowing machines, arm bike
  • Weight machines with weight plates and cables
  • Free weights like dumbbells, barbells, squat rack, bench press, leg press
  • Stretching area with floor mats, medicine balls, kettle bells, resistance bands


Look to our staff for fitness instruction or help measuring your progress.

  • Orientation – Strength machine and cardiovascular equipment instruction (by appointment only and cost is included in membership and passes)
  • Body composition test – Measures percentage of body fat (by appointment only and cost is $5 for non-members)


Enjoy our onsite amenities.

  • Shower and daily locker access

Fitness Center Membership & Passes

We don’t believe in contracts that make you to commit to a long-term relationship with your gym. Pay month to month, or pay for an entire year to save 10% on membership dues.

We charge a $15 registration fee plus tax when you join. This is a one-time cost unless you cancel your membership and sign up again later.

We use automatic withdrawal for monthly dues. You may choose checking, savings, or credit card.

Regular Membership Prices

  • Single: $30 per month + tax 
  • Couple: $43 per month + tax (couples must file a joint tax return)
  • Family: $53 per month + tax (family members must be at least 12 years of age and parents must claim them on taxes)

Annual Memberships

  • Single: $324 + tax 
  • Couple: $464.40 + tax (couples must file a joint tax return)
  • Family: $572.40 per month + tax (family members must be at least 12 years of age and parents must claim them on taxes)

Day Pass Prices

  • Day pass: $5 + tax (use for one day)
  • Esko student day pass: $2.50 + tax

Esko Student Membership Prices

  • During school hours: Free
  • In-season athletes: Free
  • Before or after school hours:
    • $10 per month + tax
    • $108 + tax for the year

Esko Student Athletes

Are you an in-season athlete? Use Esko Fitness Center for free. If you’re interested in reducing your chance of injuries, check out Essentia’s resources for student athletes.

Membership Freeze

Freeze your membership for 1 to 6 months to avoid repaying your registration fee. Tell us in writing when you wish to freeze your membership 30 days in advance. All memberships are frozen on the last day of the month.

Membership Cancellation

Our membership agreement is month-to-month. Tell us in writing when you wish to cancel your membership 30 days in advance. Memberships cancellations go into effect on the last day of the month.

Reimbursement Programs

Many health insurance plans offer a fitness reimbursement program. Most provide a $20 incentive for working out in a facility eight to 12 times a month. Contact your health insurance company to see you have this benefit. If you do, let us know when you sign up for membership as we participate in many programs.

Compliments & Complaints

If you’d like to share a compliment, concern, or suggestion, please contact our manager John Haugrud. You can also fill out our online compliments and complaints form.

Parking & Entrance

Esko Fitness Center/Esko Physical Therapy is in the Esko High School. You’ll find free, convenient parking by the gym entrance.

Patient Information

Explore our patients and visitors section to find information about billing, financial assistance, medical records, patient rights and responsibilities, and more.

Tour Our Fitness Center

Stop by during normal hours to take a tour. We always have staff here to show you around.

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