About Us



Your local gym!

As a locally-owned and operated club, you will see the difference in how much we care about you, as well as your health. You will feel and see the benefits of belonging to a smaller club.

We are personally interested in your needs and your individual improvement. Let us design the perfect program for you, and give you the tools to achieve your goals! Hurry down to ABC Sports & Fitness and experience the difference today!

At ABC we have over 50 aerobics classes including; Zumba™ Fitness Classes, Spinning, Les Mills Body Pump™, Pilates, a cushioned indoor running track and an indoor basketball court! We are locally owned and operated with a friendly, non-intimidating atmosphere, certified personal trainers and affordable membership options.

State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
Clean, Friendly, and Fun
Huge Cardio Center
New Strength Training Machines
Group Fitness Including:
Zumba™ Fitness Classes, Spinning, Bootcamp, Les Mills Body Pump™, Pilates & More
Large Freeweight Center
Child Care Facilities
Private Lockers with Sauna
Open More Hours than any other Capital District Gym!

24 hours a day Monday through Friday, 
Opens Monday at 5am and closes Friday at 11pm,Saturday and Sunday 7am to 7pm






Our Trainers

MIke Recchio

Personal trainer and nutrition advisor

  Mike is a certified personal trainer and nutrition advisor who has been training members of ABC since 1995. He received a bachelor's degree in exercise psychology from SUNY. He received his fitness credentials from the International Sports Science Association and APEX Fitness. He is currently CPR and AED certified

He is also certified in fitness therapy and is a certified strength and conditioning coach. Mike played semi-pro football for 11 years and ran track for 4 years. Notable former clients include Dion Lewis from the Philadelphia Eagles, Derek Brown of the New York Giants and Paul Vellano of Maryland University. 

Lindsay Choppy

Certified personal trainer, nutrition advisor and group fitness instructor

Lindsay is a certified personal trainer, nutrition advisor and group fitness instructor. Lindsay graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh and a Master of Science in Education from The College of Saint Rose. During her stint at Plattsburgh, Lindsay became a certified personal trainer through AFAA. She is currently CPR and AED certified.

For the past few years, Lindsay has been coaching girls’ soccer at the modified level and has completed her coaching certification. Lindsay has recently completed the Chicago Marathon and the Boston Marathon. Lindsay considers herself to be a positive individual who wants to motivate and inspire clients whether they are accustomed to a gym or embarking on their first fitness routine!

Emilia Sainato

Certified personal trainer and nutrition advisor

Emilia is a certified personal trainer and nutrition advisor. Emilia graduated with a bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross. During her time at Holy Cross, Emilia was a 4 year member of the Varsity Track and Field Team (NCAA Division I), competing as a sprinter and hurdler.

In addition to her athletics, Emilia worked for Holy Cross Athletics, completing a yearlong internship with Holy Cross Strength and Conditioning as well as being a Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Peer Educator. Upon graduating, she worked with SUNY Albany Strength and Conditioning and is now a competitive powerlifter with USA Powerlifting. She is CPR and AED certified. Emilia looks forward to sharing her love for fitness with you!


ABC is a great gym at an affordable price with all the machines I am looking for and a ton of fun classes. Plus the hours are amazing for my crazy schedule!

Audrey P., Member