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Genesis Health Clubs Announces Milestone 50th Club with the Acquisition of Four Aspen Athletic Club Locations in Des Moines, Iowa, with More to Come

Posted: November 26, 2019 in Chains

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DES MOINES, IA – Genesis Health Clubs Owner/President Rodney Steven II has announced that Genesis Health Clubs has acquired four Des Moines Aspen Athletic Clubs locations and plans to start a major remodeling project on the clubs. The acquisition of the Merle Hay, Hickman Road, SE 14th and West Glen locations brings the total count of Genesis Health Clubs locations to a milestone 50 locations

In the coming months, Genesis will announce specific plans on a multi-million-dollar remodeling project the clubs, as well as a brand-new location to be announced. The clubs will receive additional strength and cardio equipment, new amenities, renovated luxury locker rooms, and the latest innovations in health club design.

Genesis Health Clubs Owner and President Rodney Steven II commented: “We’ve been looking at Des Moines for a while. It’s such a natural fit for us, being in the Midwest and similar in size to our home base in Wichita. These clubs are wonderful, but we can’t wait to bring transform them into true Genesis locations and show Des Moines a new standard in fitness.”

Steven addressed the Hickman location as the centerpiece of the acquisition, “We’ve really become specialists in finding hidden gem tennis facilities that need some attention and taking them to the next level. We’ve modernized tennis clubs in Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, and Kansas City, and will soon get started on some big ones in Omaha, Fort Collins, and now Des Moines. It’s the spark that helps revitalize and build a tennis community that enhances a whole city. I can’t wait to see it in Des Moines.”

Asked about future plans in Des Moines, Steven chuckled: “We’ve got a big one coming for Des Moines. I can’t give you the details just yet, but it’s exciting. Plus, we’re looking at a few other opportunities and we’ve got some big remodeling projects to get started. Let’s just say we’ll be spending some time in Iowa for a while!”

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