Club Insider

Health and Fitness Club Industry News: Chains

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Older Stories | Back to Club Insider Online

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Plainfield
Posted: September 19, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessPLAINFIELD, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value gym, announces the grand opening of its 71st location, in Plainfield, New Jersey. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to Angels for Action, an organization dedicated to working for justice and equality for oppressed, poor and victimized children and adults in the community. Additionally, Blink will be donating 50 one-year memberships to Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services, an organization dedicated to delivering comprehensive solutions to homelessness through providing transitional, supportive and permanent housing, homeless prevention assistance and social services to strengthen families. Read More...

Detroit Pistons Bring Blink Fitness To Midtown Detroit
Posted: September 13, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessDETROIT, MI - The Detroit Pistons and Blink Fitness have announced plans to build a publicly-accessible Blink Fitness franchise inside the state-of-the-art Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center. The New Center facility will be the first Blink Fitness location in Detroit and one of several planned Blink Fitness openings slated in Michigan during 2019. Blink Fitness, a premium-quality value-based gym, announced in February that it will open 15 or more locations throughout Michigan. Read More...

Blink Fitness Accelerates Expansion with Strategic Multi-State Deal with Seritage Growth Properties
Posted: July 25, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym that has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look, and Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE: SRG) have announced a deal to expand Blink Fitness' reach. The multi-property lease agreement will bring 17 corporate and franchisee-owned gyms to major metropolitan areas across ten states and is a part of Blink Fitness' aggressive strategic growth strategy. Read More...

Blink Fitness Promotes Two Key Players; Names Todd Magazine CEO
Posted: May 22, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym that has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look, has announced the promotion of former president Todd Magazine to Chief Executive Officer and former Vice President of Operations David Collignon to Senior Vice President of Operations. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Newark
Posted: April 28, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEWARK, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited announces the grand opening of its 69th location, in Newark, New Jersey. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location on Friday, April 27th. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to CASA for Children of Essex County, an organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect or abandonment by providing a safety net of support, advocacy and mentorship. Read More...

Blink Fitness Announces Agreement for Expansion With Two-time NBA Champion Draymond Green
Posted: February 26, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green announced a franchise development deal to bring at least 20 gyms to Michigan and Illinois. This announcement marks the two-time NBA Champion, All Star, Olympic Gold Medalist and Defensive Player of the Year's first investment in the premium-quality, value-based fitness brand as Blink launches its first venture into the Great Lakes region. Read More...

No More Failed Resolutions: Blink Fitness Challenges America to be #ResolutionHappy
Posted: January 2, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym introduced its newest ad campaign, #ResolutionHappy. The campaign aims to tackle the stigma around the failure to complete New Year's resolutions, often centered around unrealistic expectations on body image, by encouraging gym-goers to shred their resolutions and shift to a more realistic, confidence-boosting approach to fitness. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Willingboro
Posted: December 22, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessWILLINGBORO, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, announces the opening of its newest New Jersey location in Willingboro. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location on Thursday, December 21 from 12 PM to 11 PM. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to All Things Are Possible Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering youth and enhancing the community through academics, athletics, awareness and arts. Read More...

Blink Fitness Brings Mood Above Muscle Approach to Los Angeles, Opening its 60th Location Nationwide
Posted: December 11, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based gym, announces its arrival to the West Coast with the opening of its first three gyms in Los Angeles. Marking its 60th location, the first Blink Fitness will be opening in Gardena at Gardena Plaza, followed by Huntington Park at the former Huntington Park Warner Theatre in early 2018, and Anaheim at Brookhurst Center in late 2018. Having established a strong footprint on the East Coast, as well as a rapidly expanding franchise business in additional markets, nationally, these three brand-new gyms mark the beginning of Blink's expansion in the Los Angeles metro area. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location In The Hub
Posted: November 22, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessBRONX, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, announces the opening of its newest Bronx location in The Hub. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location at 570 Melrose Avenue on Monday, November 20. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to BronxConnect, an organization dedicated to developing urban youth into leaders and productive members of their communities. Read More...

Blink Fitness Celebrates Members with Disabilities In New Social Media Campaign to Demonstrate All Bodies Are Able Bodies
Posted: November 8, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium quality, value-based gym strives to be a place where gym goers of all shapes and sizes feel welcome. Since launching the company's original "Every Body Happy" platform, the gym has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look. Blink Fitness recently and proudly earned the Title III ADA Sapolin Accommodation Award from Mayor de Blasio and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities for being Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant. Now, Blink recognizes members who are defying the odds and maintaining physical fitness while living with disabilities. Read More...

Blink Fitness Accelerates Growth in New York & New Jersey
Posted: October 10, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based fitness brand that focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively on how it makes you look, is set to expand in its home territory with a 6-unit agreement for Long Island and Westchester, New York along with Central New Jersey. Eclipse Capital LLC will develop the six gyms, all of which will be open and operating over the next five years. Read More...

Blink Fitness Expands Into Boston
Posted: September 28, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based fitness brand that focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively focusing on how it makes you look, has signed a development deal to bring their concept to the Greater Boston Area. This announcement signals a much-anticipated entrance into the Massachusetts market. Read More...

Blink Fitness Accelerates National Expansion Initiative
Posted: September 6, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness – a premium-quality, value-based fitness brand that focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively on how it makes you look – has announced the signing of three development agreements. The signings are for 18 gyms throughout major U.S. metropolitan areas. These market entries include the concept's first locations in Massachusetts and Virginia. This announcement comes on the heels of the brand's entry into Pennsylvania in June and their upcoming launch in California. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens In Newly Restored Brooklyn Lyceum
Posted: July 25, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessBROOKLYN, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Brooklyn location in the landmarked Brooklyn Lyceum building in Park Slope. The club will open the doors to its much-anticipated location on Tuesday, August 1st. Read More...

Blink Fitness Introduces Mood Above Muscle to Philadelphia with Two Gym Openings
Posted: June 19, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym has announced that the company is opening its first two locations in Philadelphia this week. The first gym is located in South Philly at Whitman Plaza and opened on Monday, June 19; the second is in North Philly at Academy Road and will be opening on Thursday, June 22. Blink Fitness is bringing Philadelphia residents its groundbreaking model and unique brand philosophy, Mood Above Muscle, which celebrates the emotional benefits of exercise in addition to the physical results. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches “Tune Out While You Work Out”
Posted: April 5, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Americans are experiencing record levels of stress (1). To raise awareness of the importance of mental health during National Stress Awareness Month, Blink Fitness has launched "Tune Out While You Work Out," an initiative to encourage members to minimize stress and focus on themselves. Every Monday for the month of April, Blink will be switching its television programming to mood-lifting and news-free content in all locations, while inspiring members to take a step back from social media and all of their daily stressors through exercise. The content will include comedy, entertainment, music and educational programming. Read More...

Blink Fitness Signs Multi-Unit Development Agreement
Posted: January 31, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club chain, announced that it has signed a development agreement with franchise industry veteran Dean Panos to open five Blink Fitness locations in Central New York. Panos' clubs will join the more than 70 corporate-owned and operated locations open or in development throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Read More...

Blink Fitness Announces Expansion Throughout Philadelphia
Posted: January 23, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, announces the company will be expanding its footprint by entering the Philadelphia metro area in 2017. The company is well established in the New York area with more than 50 open locations and 300,000 members. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches 2017 Ad Campaign Featuring Real Gym Members
Posted: January 3, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based fitness club launched its 2017 marketing campaign, "Every Body Happy." This iteration of the campaign features 16 of Blink's very own gym members of varying shapes and sizes with one common thread: self-confidence. At a time when body positivity has garnered worldwide attention, Blink Fitness has been tackling this issue head on for the past year by challenging industry norms and celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look. Read More...

Older Stories | Back to Club Insider Online