Sports & Fitness Industry News
May 08, 2013
Planet Fitness and participating franchisees are sponsoring a Mother’s Day promotion to raise money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
May 06, 2013
Last month, fitness equipment designer and builder Precor awarded approximately $150,000 in grants to 50 YMCAs around the country to help fight childhood obesity.
May 01, 2013
Next spring, the City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, plans to open Rocky Top Sports World, a new, $20-million facility for competitive tournaments in a number of sports.
April 24, 2013
Aspen Fitness in San Bernardino, California, has instituted a new discount policy: veterans, police officers, firefighters, and schoolteachers — people who serve their communities — can join the center, with their families, at a steeply discounted rate: $99 per year.
April 15, 2013
Last month, the YMCA of Greater Kansas City announced a fresh strategic plan that features the construction of a new Y in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
April 09, 2013
Hybris, a software company based in Munich, Germany, plans to open a new office in Boulder, Colorado with on-site fitness amenities and a general emphasis on physical health.
April 03, 2013
The Peoria Sports Complex, in Peoria, Arizona, broke new ground in 1994, when it became the first facility of its kind to host two Major League Baseball teams for spring training, the Padres and the Mariners.
April 02, 2013
Life Time Fitness, a Minnesota-based health club with branches throughout the United States and Canada, will soon offer an Insanity certification program for personal trainers and group exercise instructors at all of its locations.
March 25, 2013
Revenue in the gym and fitness center industry in the United Kingdom is forecasted to rise over the coming five years to 2017-2018. IBISWorld analyzed growth in gym openings and revenue increases in the past ten years.
March 22, 2013
A new fitness trend might be exploding onto the boutique studio scene. Earlier this year, Title Boxing Club entered the franchise segment, opening 85 locations and developing more than 350 new locations nationwide.