Fitness centre

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The tagging situation with fitness centres is a mess. There is a proposal for amenity=fitness_center, but in the talk page people have suggested using leisure=* or even sport=*. In addition, the proposal uses US spelling (center), while OSM tries to consistently use British spelling for tag names (centre).

There is also amenity=gym, which has been explicitly deprecated and documented as "do not use", because it's inherently ambiguous. And yet it's used more often than the rest.

However, every tag that has been suggested seems to be in actual use in the map, plus some combinations of them.

Taginfo

To illustrate how much of an inconsistent mess we have, here are the taginfo statistics for the different tags:

amenity=fitness_center
amenity=fitness_centre
amenity=fitness
amenity=gym
amenity=sports_centre
amenity=fitness_station
leisure=fitness_center
leisure=fitness_centre
leisure=fitness
leisure=gym
leisure=sports_centre
sport=fitness_center
sport=fitness_centre
sport=fitness
sport=gym
sport=sports_centre