Located across from Hamden Storage on Raccio Park Road, Elite Fitness is family owned and operated by Hamden resident Gerald Raccio since it opened in 1991. It is a full gym with free weights and variety of cardio and weight machines. Its goal is to make working out fun. There are Pilates, Zumba and senior fitness classes. Elite donates to many local charitable organizations and helped in the training of many medal winning Special Olympians.