Club Insider

Health and Fitness Club Industry News: Chains

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Older Stories | Back to Club Insider Online

Crunch Moorestown Holds Grand Opening Party on April 27
Posted: April 22, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMOORESTOWN, N.J. - Crunch Franchise announced that it will hold a grand opening party at its Moorestown, New Jersey location on April 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The 26,000 square-foot fitness center opened in February. Crunch Moorestown's grand opening party, which is open to members and non-members alike, will feature special enrollment offers for prospective members, food from local vendors, a live DJ, fitness challenges and more. Read More...

Anytime Fitness is Poised to Make History As The First Franchise on All Seven Continents
Posted: April 8, 2019 in Chains

Anytime FitnessSOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTICA - Anytime Fitness, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness club chains, is about to make history. No other franchise in the world has ever had locations on all seven continents. That will soon change when the first Anytime Fitness gym opens in Antarctica a few months from now. Read More...

Life Time Gainesville Announces Grand Opening
Posted: March 8, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyGAINESVILLE, VA - Life Time is set to transform the healthy living landscape in Prince William County, Virginia with the opening of Life Time Gainesville. A special grand opening celebration to showcase the athletic lifestyle resort's spaces, programs and team members was held on Thursday, March 7 with tours, class demonstrations, food sampling and kids' entertainment. The club will opened to all members on Friday, March 8. The new destination has created nearly 270 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. More jobs will be created when the outdoor aquatic center opens in the late spring. Read More...

Retro Fitness Continues to Expand in East Coast States
Posted: February 25, 2019 in Chains

Retro FitnessCOLTS NECK, N.J. - Retro Fitness, a national high-value, low-price fitness franchise, announced it has added two new franchisees totaling four new franchise agreements with local entrepreneurs Joe and Shawna Liotine for Tampa, FL and Jim Sparling for Central, NJ. Fitness enthusiasts in New Jersey and Florida should expect to see Retro Fitness join their communities in 2019. Read More...

UFC GYM Opens Doors to Kailua Community with State-of-the-Art Fitness Facility
Posted: February 22, 2019 in Chains

UFC GymHONOLULU, HI - UFC GYM, the rapidly expanding fitness franchise that creates training programs for all levels and ages inspired by the training regimens of UFC athletes, announced that its newest and most innovative location, UFC GYM - Kailua, is officially open. The 20,000 square-foot premium training facility features high quality equipment, a full-service Recovery Corner and traditional fitness amenities. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Folsom, California
Posted: February 15, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseFOLSOM, CA - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of a new 20,000 square-foot club with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Folsom, California. The expansive new club is expected to open on March 1, 2019. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Folsom will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, personal training, a functional training area with indoor turf, a dedicated group fitness studio, tanning beds, HydroMassage and more. Read More...

Retro Fitness Inks Franchise Agreements for New York and New Jersey
Posted: February 8, 2019 in Chains

Retro FitnessCOLTS NECK, N.J. - Retro Fitness, a national high-value, low-price fitness franchise, announced that it has signed three franchise development agreements with local entrepreneurs, Vinod Chand, Joe Jaccorino and Bill Lovino and partners to bring multiple gyms to the New York and New Jersey area. Read More...

UFC GYM Opens First Franchise Location In India
Posted: February 6, 2019 in Chains

UFC GymNEW DELHI, INDIA - UFC GYM, the first major brand extension of UFC, announces the continued expansion of its global footprint with the opening of its first-ever franchise location in India. Located in New Delhi, this 10,500-square foot location will be operated in partnership with Artaxerxes Fitness & Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd. Read More...

Life Time Chappaqua Announces February 8 Opening
Posted: January 31, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHAPPAQUA, N.Y. - Life Time is set to transform the healthy living landscape in northern Westchester County, New York with the opening of Life Time Chappaqua at Chappaqua Crossing. The club will open to all members Friday, February 8. The new Chappaqua destination has created nearly 200 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. Read More...

Retro Fitness Inks Franchise Agreements for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina & Florida
Posted: January 29, 2019 in Chains

Retro FitnessCOLTS NECK, N.J. - Retro Fitness, a national high-value, low-price fitness franchise, announced that it has signed four new franchise agreements with entrepreneurs Scot and Mark Pinto (New Jersey); Luis Henriquez and Gene Truono (Pennsylvania/Delaware); Richard Garrison (North Carolina); and Steve Plattner and Ron Wuchko (Florida). The anticipated business development indicates that Retro Fitness and its franchisees will infuse more than $1 million each into their respective markets through local investments. Once complete, the new gyms will employ at least 25 people. Read More...

Planet Fitness to Open “Judgement Free” Club in Natchez
Posted: January 24, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessNATCHEZ, MS - Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone, announced it will open its first location in the Natchez Mall of Natchez, Mississippi in the fall of 2019. The 12,000 square-foot Natchez Planet Fitness will offer state of the art cardio machines and strength equipment, 30-Minute Express Circuit, fully equipped locker rooms with day lockers and showers, numerous flat screen televisions, HydroMassage loungers, massage chairs, tanning beds, a Total Body Enhancement booth and more. Read More...

24 Hour Fitness Expands Presence in the Miami Market With First Club in Homestead, Florida
Posted: January 23, 2019 in Chains

24 Hour FitnessHOMESTEAD, FL - 24 Hour Fitness will open the doors to a state-of-the-art club in Homestead, Florida this January, offering local residents the opportunity to renew their commitment to living a healthy lifestyle in 2019. Celebrating 35 years as a fitness leader, 24 Hour Fitness prides itself on providing a team of motivating fitness professionals who offer personalized health solutions, while creating friendly, supportive communities for members to enjoy their fitness journey. Read More...

Blink Fitness Brings The Feel Good Experience To Its 80th Location In Burbank California
Posted: January 11, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessBURBANK, CA - Blink Fitness, the premium quality, affordable fitness brand is excited to bring the Mood Above Muscle approach to its 80th location in Burbank, California. With a strong East Coast presence and quickly growing franchise business, Blink continues the expansion of its groundbreaking philosophy across the country to the newest West Coast gym. Read More...

TITLE Boxing Club Heads West to Add 50 New Locations in California, Arizona & Nevada
Posted: January 11, 2019 in Chains

TITLE Boxing ClubLOS ANGELES, CA - TITLE Boxing Club, a leading boutique boxing fitness franchise with more than 185 clubs open across the United States, announced it plans to bring 50 new clubs to the West Coast over the next five years as part of a strategic, geographically targeted growth model. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Continues Its West Texas Expansion With Midland Location
Posted: January 7, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMIDLAND, TX - Crunch Fitness announced that construction is beginning for a fitness center in Midland, Texas. Located in a shopping complex, the expansive new club will be open 24/7 and feature state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, as well as Crunch's popular group fitness offerings. Crunch Midland is taking over roughly 35,000 square feet from Kohl's, which is downsizing. Starting in January, prospective members will be able to sign up for discounted early memberships. The club's first 500 members will receive a free t-shirt and gym bag, discounts on small group and personal training, and more. Read More...

Planet Fitness to Open “Judgement Free” Club in Mount Pleasant
Posted: January 4, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessMOUNT PLEASANT, PA - Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone®, announced it will open its first location in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania in the fall of 2019. The 10,000 square-foot Mount Pleasant Planet Fitness will offer state of the art cardio machines and strength equipment, 30-Minute Express Circuit, fully equipped locker rooms with day lockers and showers, numerous flat screen televisions, HydroMassage loungers, massage chairs, tanning beds, a Total Body Enhancement booth and more. Read More...

Anytime Fitness Announces Development Plans for Alabama
Posted: December 26, 2018 in Chains

Anytime FitnessMONTGOMERY, AL - Anytime Fitness, one of the world's fastest-growing fitness franchises, recently announced plans to introduce 30 new gyms in targeted areas throughout Alabama. The community-focused brand will ramp up growth through strategic franchise partnerships and aims to open the new locations within the next five years. Currently, there are 33 Anytime Fitness gyms open in Alabama. Read More...

Life Time Expands Houston Presence with Baybrook Opening, a $37-Million Athletic Lifestyle Resort
Posted: December 20, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBAYBROOK, TX - Life Time, a premier healthy lifestyle brand, is continuing to transform the healthy living landscape in the Houston area with the opening of Life Time Athletic Baybrook. A grand opening celebration featured tours, fitness demonstrations, food sampling and kids' entertainment. The Baybrook location has created more than 300 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. The massive 255,000+-square-foot destination is the company's ninth location in the Houston market. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Louisville, Kentucky
Posted: December 12, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLOUISVILLE, KY - Crunch Franchise announced the March 2019 opening of a $2.5 million, 31,000 square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Louisville, Kentucky. Crunch Dixie will be one of the largest Crunch locations nationwide. Read More...

Equinox’s Most Exclusive Brand Offering, E By Equinox, Set to Open on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
Posted: December 10, 2018 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, a global high performance lifestyle leader, bolsters its most exclusive club portfolio with the launch of E by Equinox on Madison Avenue, representing the first U.S.-based standalone iteration of the E by Equinox brand. Read More...

Older Stories | Back to Club Insider Online