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ClubCorp and University of Arizona Athletics Department Partner to Open New Stadium Club
Posted: February 27, 2020 in Chains

ClubCorp - The World Leader In Private ClubsDALLAS, TX - ClubCorp – The World Leader in Private Clubs – and The University of Arizona Athletics Department announce plans to open the Arizona Sands Club, a year-round private member club in Arizona Stadium. The Arizona Sands Club, slated to open its doors August 1, 2020, will serve as a gathering and dining spot for alumni, faculty and staff, and the Tucson professional, civic and social community, a valuable addition for the game day experience. Read More...

TruFit Athletic Clubs Celebrates 30th Location Milestone With Grand Opening of New Bryan Towne Center
Posted: February 24, 2020 in Chains

TruFit Athletic ClubsRYAN, TX - TruFit Athletic Clubs is pleased to announce that their much-anticipated location in Bryan, TX is now open for workouts. To celebrate the opening of its 30th location in Texas, TruFit Athletic Clubs will be hosting a Grand Opening Party on Thursday, February 27th. Read More...

VASA Fitness Continues Rapid Growth With 30% Increase In Clubs In 2020
Posted: February 19, 2020 in Chains

VASA Fitness DENVER, CO and OREM, UT - VASA Fitness has announced the continuation of its rapid growth with a projected 30% increase in clubs expected in 2020 with the opening of 13 new locations. Part of this expansion involves adding clubs in Wisconsin and Illinois. VASA’s 2020 expansion plan is another step in helping the company bring its innovative and affordable fitness to everyone by rapidly increasing its presence over the next five years. Read More...

Anytime Fitness Flexes Franchise Development Plans Throughout Ohio
Posted: February 4, 2020 in Chains

Anytime FitnessCOLUMBUS, OH - Anytime Fitness, one of world's fastest-growing fitness franchises, recently announced plans to introduce over 30 new gyms in targeted areas throughout Ohio. The community-focused brand will ramp up growth through strategic franchise partnerships and aims to open the new locations within the next two years. Read More...

The Highly Anticipated Life Time Rancho San Clemente Tennis and Athletic Resort Opens
Posted: January 25, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanySAN CLEMENTE, CA - Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, has continued its national and southern California expansion with the opening of Life Time Rancho San Clemente. A grand opening celebration was held on Thursday, January 23 before officially opening to members for tennis and workouts on Friday, January 24. Read More...

World Gym Athletics Costa Mesa Is Now Open
Posted: January 23, 2020 in Chains

World Gym AthleticsCOSTA MESA, CA - World Gym International, the iconic global brand for bodybuilding and seriously fun fitness, has opened its first corporate-owned World Gym Athletics Studio in Costa Mesa, California. The new flagship World Gym Athletics studio will be the best place to train and get fit in Orange County and offers a huge variety of strength, conditioning and mobility classes. World Gym Athletics Costa Mesa will host a grand opening party later in 2020. Read More...

Gold’s Gym Opens in Oxnard, California
Posted: January 22, 2020 in Chains

Gold's GymLOS ANGELES, CA - Gold's Gym, the world's trusted fitness authority, is set to open its latest state-of-the-art gym in Oxnard on Febuary 1, 2020. As the 20th facility opened by Gold's Gym franchisees Angel and Willy Banos (CEO and COO respectively of Gold's Gym SoCal), the new facility is poised and ready with the highest quality of amenities to help Oxnard locals continue pursuing their 2020 fitness goals. Read More...

Anytime Fitness Makes History: First & Only Franchise with Locations on All Seven Continents; Sets Sail Aboard Antarctica21 Polar Vessel
Posted: January 8, 2020 in Chains

Anytime FitnessMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Anytime Fitness, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness club chain, recently made history with the launch of its Antarctica gym. Onboard Antarctica21's newest cruise ship, Magellan Explorer, Anytime Fitness is now the only franchise --not Subway, not Pizza Hut, not even McDonald's-- to have locations operating on all seven continents. Tickets sold out for the Magellan Explorer's inaugural sail in June of 2019, which left shore for its first voyage on Thursday, November 28. Read More...

Planet Fitness Reaches 2,000th Location Milestone
Posted: January 7, 2020 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, announced that it has opened its 2,000th location in Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 31st, 2019. The Company also opened its 2,001st location on December 31, 2019, bringing its 2019 total openings to a record 261. Read More...

Blink Fitness Expands to Dallas – Fort Worth
Posted: January 6, 2020 in Chains

Blink FitnessDALLAS, TX - Blink Fitness, an inclusive, affordable gym that values Mood Above Muscle, is expanding in Texas with four new spacious, state-of-the-art gyms offering monthly memberships starting at $10. Opening in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area for the first time, residents looking to forge forward with their new year fitness resolutions will be able to start building the positive vibes that are associated with exercise in four local neighborhoods beginning this month. Read More...

Bob and Holly Surface to Open Workout Anytime in Kettering, Ohio
Posted: January 1, 2020 in Chains

Workout AnytimeKETTERING, OH - Both Holly and Bob Surface worked for more than two decades in health- and fitness-related careers, and they met in a workout facility. So, the idea of opening their own fitness center, Bob Surface says, “just felt right.” It felt so right that the husband and wife are poised to open Workout Anytime Kettering, an 8,400-square-foot fitness center in The Shoppes at Kettering Pointe. Plans call for the new business to open “softly” in the next week or two, then host a grand opening shortly afterward. Read More...

Workout Anytime Opens its First Pittsburgh Area Gym
Posted: December 29, 2019 in Chains

Workout AnytimeEAST ROCHESTER, PA - In late-January, early February, Workout Anytime expects to open its first Pittsburgh-area gym. Workout Anytime will open in the East Rochester Plaza. The company’s first Pittsburgh-area location will offer 24-hour-a-day gym access with strength-training equipment and rows of cardio equipment, plus stand-up and lay-down tanning booths and two Hydromassage machines. Read More...

Life Time Work Announces Second Houston Location at GreenStreet
Posted: December 26, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyHOUSTON, TX - Building on the success of Life Time’s first Houston-based Life Time Work at City Centre Five earlier this year, the premiere healthy lifestyle brand has announced the official launch of Life Time Work GreenStreet, set to open in Spring 2020. It will mark the fifth location across the country, with six to ten additional locations planned in the coming year. Read More...

Life Time Breaks Ground on First Athletic Lifestyle Resort in Oregon With $70M Investment; Continues its Luxury Resort Expansion in California With First Location Outside of San Diego
Posted: December 20, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, broke ground on its newest planned destination in Beaverton, Oregon, the company's first in the state. Life Time also announced continuing its national expansion with the opening of Life Time La Jolla, located in the heart of La Jolla Village. The new destination, the company's first in the San Diego market, is the fourth Life Time in California and brings the total count to 150 locations across 30 states and 41 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

VASA Fitness Expands To Indiana With Two New Locations
Posted: December 12, 2019 in Chains

VASA FitnessOREM, UT and DENVER, CO - VASA Fitness announces its expansion to Indiana with the opening of two clubs in the state this month, the first in Indianapolis and the second in Lafayette. Pre-enrollment is open for both locations and the public is invited to attend the grand opening events to celebrate the brand’s entry into Indiana and experience the modern and beautiful 60,000 square foot fitness facilities available to members starting at $9.99 per month with no enrollment fees. VASA also announces that an additional location in Indianapolis is anticipated to open Fall 2020. Read More...

Equinox Launches Luxury Fitness Club in the City of London; Lifestyle Leader Adds To Rapidly Growing Portfolio
Posted: December 10, 2019 in Chains

EquinoxLONDON - Equinox, a global high-performance lifestyle leader, announces the opening of Equinox Bishopsgate, an unmatched fitness offering in the City of London. The state-of-the-art club features five stories of unparalleled programming, luxury amenities and masterful design, marking the third opening in the capital, joining Equinox Kensington and E by Equinox St James’s. Read More...

Blink Fitness Reaches Milestone of 100th Gym with Grand Opening of Houston Location
Posted: December 5, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessHOUSTON, TX - Blink Fitness, an inclusive, affordable gym that values Mood Above Muscle, is entering the Houston market with four new, state-of-the-art workout gyms. With the opening of the Spring Branch location, Blink has now reached a growth milestone of 100 gyms nationwide. Read More...

Life Time Edina at Southdale Debuts as Game-Changing Anchor at America’s First Enclosed Shopping Center
Posted: December 3, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyEDINA, MN - Just in time for the holidays, a new anchor, Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, is opening at what was the country's first enclosed shopping center in Edina, Minnesota back in 1963. Life Time Edina at Southdale covers more ground than the former department store space it replaced by nearly 100,000 square feet. The athletic resort is a three-story, 147,000 square-foot building that includes the company's first built rooftop beach club, indoor basketball courts, swimming pools, dedicated LT Recovery with physical therapy and chiropractic care, a full-service LifeCafe and LifeSpa and more. Next door is another 3-story, 57,000 square-foot building housing Life Time Work luxury coworking space and Life Time Sport indoor soccer fields. In total, the 204,000-square-foot Life Time complex will bring 3,000 to 4,000 people to Southdale Center every day. Read More...

Life Time Continues New Jersey Growth with Announcement of First Life Time Work at Somerset Corporate Center in 2020
Posted: November 25, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Following the successful opening of Life Time Bridgewater in July 2019, the premiere healthy lifestyle brand has just announced plans and a waitlist to debut Life Time Work, its high-end shared workspace, in Spring 2020. The opening will be its first in New Jersey and fourth across the country, with multiple locations planned. Read More...

EōS Fitness Bolsters Presence in Utah, Steady Expansion Continues Through 2020; Donates $100,000 to Benefit Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Posted: November 25, 2019 in Chains

EōS FitnessSALT LAKE CITY, UT - EōS Fitness, a leader in the fitness industry with 75+ High Value Low Price (HVLP) locations open or on the way in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and Utah, announced it is expanding its presence in Utah with four new locations opening in 2020 for a total of nine gym locations throughout the state. EōS Fitness also announced its charitable donation in the amount of $100,000 to Children's Cancer Research Fund, a nonprofit organization providing support to children suffering from cancer-related illnesses. Read More...

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