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Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Locations in Tallahassee, Florida and Hiram, Georgia
Posted: September 22, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTALLAHASSEE, FL and HIRAM, GA - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming January 2022 opening of Crunch Tallahassee, an $8 million, 55,000-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art equipment nestled in the capital of Florida. Crunch Tallahassee is owned by fitness veterans Brian Hibbard and John Armatas. The experienced duo already has 16 locations open nationwide, with plans to open five more Crunch clubs this year. Crunch Franchise has also announced the upcoming summer 2022 opening of Crunch Hiram, a $3 million, 23,500-square-foot fitness facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment in northern Georgia. Crunch Hiram is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson, who combined have built more than 120 Crunch clubs. The Crunch team currently owns and operates 34 locations in Florida and Atlanta with 16 more in development. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in West Cobb, Georgia
Posted: September 15, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseWEST COBB, GA - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming June 2022 opening of Crunch West Cobb, a 32,000-square-foot fitness facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment nestled in the heart of Marietta, Georgia. Crunch West Cobb is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson, creating an ownership team with more than 100+ years of experience in the fitness industry. The Crunch team currently owns and operates 34 locations in Florida and Atlanta. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces New Location in Parrish, Florida
Posted: August 27, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchisePARRISH, FL - Crunch Franchise announces the upcoming spring 2023 opening of Crunch Parrish, a 28,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities on the western coast of Florida. Crunch Parrish is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, who combined have built more than 120 Crunch clubs. They currently own and operate 32 Crunch locations with 10+ more in development across the east coast. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Posted: August 18, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMECHANICSBURG, PA - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming October 2021 opening of Crunch Mechanicsburg, a $4 million, 28,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in the West Shore region of Pennsylvania. Crunch Mechanicsburg is owned by fitness industry veteran Chad Smith. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Posted: August 5, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMURFREESBORO, TN - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming winter 2021 opening of Crunch Murfreesboro, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities nestled in the community. Crunch Murfreesboro is owned by seasoned fitness veterans Brian Hibbard and John Armatas. This will be their 19th location nationwide and their second in Tennessee. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Second Location in St. Petersburg, Florida
Posted: July 30, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseST. PETERSBURG, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming December 2022 opening of Crunch Tyrone, a 25,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities nestled in the St. Petersburg community. Crunch Tyrone is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, who combined have more than 100 years of experience in the fitness industry. This is the second Crunch facility they are opening in St. Petersburg. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Stuart, Florida
Posted: July 26, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSTUART, FL - Crunch Franchise announces the upcoming Spring 2022 opening of Crunch Stuart, a 38,060-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in southeast Florida. Crunch Stuart will be located in a renovated space that was formerly a Stein Mart department store. Crunch Stuart is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson, who together have opened 32 Crunch clubs and have 16 more currently in development. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in St. Petersburg, Florida
Posted: July 15, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseST. PETERSBURG, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming December 2021 opening of Crunch St. Petersburg, a 40,280-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Crunch St. Petersburg is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, creating an ownership team with more than 100+ years of experience in the fitness industry. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Fort Collins, Colorado
Posted: July 7, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseFORT COLLINS, CO - Crunch Franchise announces the November 2021 opening of Crunch Fort Collins, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility in the heart of Colorado. Crunch Fort Collins is owned by seasoned fitness veterans Brian Hibbard and John Armatas, who own 18 additional Crunch locations nationwide for Fitness Ventures. The new Crunch will be located in a renovated space formerly occupied by Miramont Fitness, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Auburn, Alabama
Posted: July 1, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseAUBURN, AL - Crunch Franchise announces the November 2021 opening of Crunch Auburn, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Alabama's fastest-growing metropolitan area. The new location will be located in a renovated space that combines an old Office Depot and Pier One in the Market Square Shopping Center. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Auburn will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, a training area with indoor turf, group fitness and cycling studios, HydroMassage chairs, tanning beds, sunless spray options, Kids Crunch and more. Read More...

Gyms See Membership Increase as COVID Restrictions Ease
Posted: May 21, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Franchise CEO, Ben Midgley, discusses fitness center reopenings and how the industry is bouncing back as COVID restrictions ease. Read More...

Crunch Memberships Up Over 5% Despite Pandemic
Posted: May 14, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Ben Midgley, CEO and Founding Partner of Crunch Fitness Franchise, discusses seeing membership grow in the past year due in part to people missing a feeling of community. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in San Jose, California
Posted: March 11, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSAN JOSE, CA - Crunch Franchise has announced the April 2021 opening of a 37,000 square-foot fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in San Jose, California. The Crunch San Jose location is the fifth for Bay Area Crunchers LLC, led by Brian Calegari and will be managed by Oscar Munguia. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Tamarac, Florida
Posted: February 22, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTAMARAC, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the May 2021 opening of a 38,000 square-foot fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Tamarac, Florida. Crunch Tamarac is owned by veteran fitness industry operators Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson. As an ownership team, they have more than 100 years of experience in the fitness industry and have built more than 120 clubs. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Ranked a Top Franchise in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive 42nd Annual Franchise 500; Expands in Southern Florida
Posted: January 26, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness recently ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500, the world's first, best, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, making it one of the company's most competitive rankings ever. Crunch Franchise also announced an expansion beginning in the Spring in the South Florida region including locations in Cutler Bay, Greenacres and Palm Beach Gardens. These new locations are owned by veteran fitness industry operators Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, who currently own and operate 28 Crunch locations in Florida and Atlanta. Read More...

Crunch Welcomes Back Gym Goers In 2021
Posted: January 6, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch, known for fusing fitness and entertainment to make serious exercise fun, is excited to put 2020 in the rearview mirror and welcomes members back to the gym to kick-off 2021. Its 2021 campaign, "You Can Crunch with Us," reminds consumers of all that Crunch has to offer; the diversity of experiences only the Crunch community provides, not at home, not at other low-cost gyms, and not at boutique studios. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Odessa, Texas
Posted: November 3, 2020 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseODESSA, TX - Crunch Franchise plans to open a $5 million, 35,000 square-foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Odessa, Texas in January 2021. Crunch Odessa is owned by veteran fitness industry operators Brian Hibbard and John Armatas, who operate Crunch locations throughout the U.S. Read More...

Crunch Franchising Named One of The 2020 Top Growth Franchises By Entrepreneur Magazine; Expands Footprint In New York With A New Signature Location In Midtown East
Posted: October 5, 2020 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness, the health club brand known for making serious fitness fun through innovative programming and an inclusive atmosphere, was named one of the top-ranking growth franchises by Entrepreneur magazine. Crunch also announces its continuing commitment to bringing back New York City better than ever and will swing open the doors to selling memberships at its brand-new, long-awaited Signature outpost in the heart of Midtown with a target opening in Fall 2020. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Orange Park, Florida
Posted: September 25, 2020 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseORANGE PARK, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the opening of a 40,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Orange Park, Florida. Crunch is known for its innovative group fitness programming and will offer a wide range of classes every week including BodyWeb with TRX, Zumba, Cardio Tai Box, Yoga Body Sculpt and Fat Burning Pilates. Members looking for additional guidance can utilize the HIITZone, a proprietary high-intensity interval group training program. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Kissimmee, Florida
Posted: September 1, 2020 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseKISSIMMEE, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the opening of a 40,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Kissimmee, Florida. The modern, expansive gym is in a location that's a former 24 Hour Fitness space. Crunch Kissimmee is owned by veteran fitness industry operators Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, who currently own and operate 26 Crunch locations in the Tampa Bay community as well as in Orlando and Atlanta. Read More...

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