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USTA & Life Time Forge Relationship Aimed at Growing Tennis Participation in United States
Posted: February 1, 2019 in Chains, Suppliers

USTAMINNEAPOLIS, MN - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Life Time announced a landmark alliance that brings together one of the largest tennis operators in the nation and the national governing body for tennis in the United States. Both parties will combine their vast resources to continue growing the great sport of tennis, especially among younger players. 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...

Life Time Celebrates Founding Partnership With the Minnesota Timberwolves
Posted: January 4, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Longtime Timberwolves sponsor, Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand which operates 23 athletic resorts in the Twin Cities, is set to celebrate its Founding Partnership. Life Time, as a Founding Partner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, was instrumental in the renovation of Target Center, including the $18 million renovation of its Life Time Athletic location in the lower level of the building. As well, it worked with the Timberwolves to create the Life Time Lobby, where hundreds of thousands enter for Timberwolves and Lynx games yearly. Read More...

A Healthier America in 2019: Life Time Releases Lifestyle Survey Results
Posted: December 28, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - We hear it every year... the biggest resolution for the coming year is to lose weight. But, how about for 2019? Results from a new survey conducted by Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, reveal that more than half of respondents are committed to improving overall well-being and mental health as the top pick for the New Year. 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...

Life Time Opening Doors to Everyone January 1 for Commitment Day
Posted: December 10, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - January is known worldwide as a time to reset. It's a time when people make resolutions related to health, wellness and life. Yet, statistics also show that 80+ percent of New Year's resolutions fall flat due to unrealistic goals or other hurdles. So, this January 1, 2019, Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, is opening its doors to the community to help people overcome those hurdles and achieve their 2019 goals. First launched by Life Time in 2013, Commitment Day 2019 events will be held at all 141 destinations in the United States and Canada. Read More...

Life Time Expands Chicagoland Presence With $42 Million Northbrook Club Opening; Convention-Busting Experience Life Magazine Expands National and Local Acclaim
Posted: November 27, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNORTHBROOK, IL and CHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, is set to open its newest luxury athletic club in Chicagoland in more than ten years. The new 86,000-square-foot club employs nearly 300 team members and is the company's tenth location in the Chicago market and one of four additional Life Time destinations planned, including Oakbrook, Lake Zurich and at One Chicago Square respectively. And, on the heels of receiving four awards at FOLIO: in October, Experience Life, the whole-life health and fitness magazine, was awarded top honors in six categories at the Minnesota Media and Publishing Association (MMPA) Excellence Awards, which celebrates exceptional media and publishing work in the upper Midwest. Read More...

Life Time Transforming Retail Landscape with First, Shopping Center-Based Athletic Lifestyle Resort
Posted: October 11, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - When Life Time Athletic Oklahoma City opens its doors at Quail Springs Mall, the former Macy's site will become the first of many Life Time athletic lifestyle resorts at regional shopping centers across the country, changing the retail landscape for years to come. Read More...

Life Time Set to Launch Life Time Sport at Historic Winter Park This Fall
Posted: September 5, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time is set to launch an all-new concept, Life Time Sport, at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Following a pilot in Lakeville, Life Time Sport will officially kick-off at the former Minnesota Vikings practice facility once modest renovations are complete later this fall. In the interim, Life Time will offer outdoor play and limited access events in September. A Wait List has been established for interested families, and details of the Winter Park lease for the interim use of the facility have not yet been disclosed. Read More...

Life Time Teams Up With Peerfit to Expand Health Wellness Network
Posted: June 26, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyTAMPA, FL - Peerfit, a digital platform that makes it easy for employers, insurance carriers, and brokers to offer fitness classes to their clients and employees announced they are teaming up with Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand which operates more than 138 premiere lifestyle resorts in the U.S. and Canada. Peerfit users in the greater Kansas City area will now have access to Life Time facilities through their employer sponsored wellness benefit. Additional Life Time locations will be added to the nationwide Peerfit network throughout 2018. Read More...

Greater Boston Health Boom Continues as Life Time Brings Fourth Massive Athletic Resort to the Market with Burlington Opening
Posted: May 8, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBURLINGTON, MA - Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand, continues its quest to improve the health of the Greater Boston community with the Grand Opening celebration of Life Time Athletic Burlington. The massive, resort-like development will open for workouts to all members on Friday, May 11, at 4:00 AM. Read More...

Life Time Disrupts Shared Workspace Industry With Opening of Category Redefining Life Time Work
Posted: April 26, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPHILADELPHIA, PA - In a company first, Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand, is adding shared workspaces to its booming luxury health and wellness destinations and experiences with the introduction of Life Time Work. With elegant workspaces thoughtfully designed for a variety of needs and appointments that promote comfort, collaboration and productivity, Life Time Work is located within the new Life Time Athletic Ardmore destination at Suburban Square. Read More...

Luxury Athletic Destination Life Time Expands into Pacific Northwest
Posted: April 13, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanySEATTLE, WA - In a company first, Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand, has brought its luxury health and wellness experience to the Seattle market with the opening of Life Time Athletic Bellevue. Representing the ultimate in healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment offerings, the new destination will deliver unmatched amenities to those who have been seeking a destination well-beyond a traditional club or gym, a 'quickie' workout or a variety-lacking boutique. Read More...

Tempe School District Receives $180,000 Grant To Bring Healthy School Meals To Students
Posted: April 9, 2018 in Chains

Life Time FoundationTEMPE, AZ - Nearly 11,500 students in the Tempe Elementary School District will benefit from a recent $180,000 grant to help all students receive fresh, scratch-cooked, healthy meals at school by transforming school food operations in Tempe. The three-year grant, part of the School Food Support Initiative (SFSI), is funded by the Life Time Foundation and in partnership with the Chef Ann Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation. It will provide the Tempe Elementary School District with direct support from Chefs Ann Cooper and Beth Collins, as well as fellow school food service experts, to ensure all ingredients offered on Tempe's school menu are of the highest quality standards. Read More...

St. Jude, Life Time To Host 3rd Annual Ride For A Reason Event At Life Time Destinations Nationwide On Saturday, March 3
Posted: February 23, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - As part of ongoing efforts by St. Jude and Life Time to help kids get healthy, more than 100 Life Time destinations across the country will host the third annual Ride for a Reason event on Saturday, March 3. The four-hour cycling relay will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation. This year more than 7,000 participants and 1,200 teams are expected to participate with a fundraising goal of $1 million. Read More...

Life Time Expands in Colorado With Grand Opening Celebration of Life Time Athletic Flatirons
Posted: February 1, 2018 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyBROOMFIELD, CO - Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand, has bringing its fifth destination to Colorado with the opening of Life Time Athletic Flatirons, located in Broomfield, Colorado. An evening grand opening celebration to showcase the new space with tours, fitness demonstrations, food and kids entertainment was held on Wednesday, January 31st from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The club opened for workouts to all members at 4:00 AM on Thursday, February 1st. Read More...

Tennis Industry Magazine Names 2017 “Champions of Tennis” Awards
Posted: December 18, 2017 in Suppliers

Tennis Industry AssociationNEW YORK, N.Y. - Ajay Pant, National Tennis Director for Life Time, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2017 by Tennis Industry Magazine in the publication’s January 2018 issue. Pant led off the magazine’s 17th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. In addition to its Person of the Year, Tennis Industry also named winners in 23 other categories for its 2017 Champions of Tennis Awards. Read More...

Life Time’s Largest Athletic Lifestyle Resort Welcomes Musician, Yogi and Humanitarian Michael Franti for Opening Weekend Celebration in South Charlotte
Posted: December 17, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHARLOTTE, N.C. - Life Time Athletic celebrated the grand opening of its new destination in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday, December 14. On the following Saturday morning, Michael Franti, musician, filmmaker, yogi and humanitarian, led a once-in-a-lifetime yoga class for nearly 60 members. Following the special class with yoga and music, presented by DanoneWave, Mr. Franti and Life Time, through its Member Advantage program, surprised one of the new Life Time members with an all-expenses-paid trip to Soulshine Bali, his oasis of yoga, soul and rock and roll in Bali. Read More...

NASM and AFAA Co-sponsored The Women’s Health Summit: It Starts with the Brain
Posted: November 29, 2017 in Suppliers

NASMCHANDLER, AZ - As a world leader in fitness education and certification solutions, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) reaffirmed their commitment by partnering with the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) in an effort to change the future of all minds. This summit, focusing on women’s health, was presented by WAM and LIFETIME, and hosted by Maria Shriver on November 1 at the Hearst Tower in New York City. Read More...

Life Time Athletic Set to Open in Nashville with New Location in Franklin
Posted: November 13, 2017 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyFRANKLIN, TN - Life Time, the nation's only Healthy Way of Life brand, announces the grand opening of Life Time Athletic Franklin, the company's first Nashville-area athletic resort and second Life Time in Tennessee. A special celebration and ribbon cutting took place at 6:00PM on Thursday, November 9. Subsequently, the club officially opened to First Founder's Members at 4:00AM on Friday, November 10 and all members at 4:00AM on Monday, November 13. Read More...

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