24 Hour Fitness® Honors Military Community in Celebration of Memorial Day

Clubs Nationwide Invite Active Duty Military Personnel & Veterans to Work Out for Free All Week


SAN RAMON, Calif. - May 18, 2011

24 Hour Fitness, the largest privately-owned U.S. fitness club chain and a leading health club industry pioneer, will pay tribute to all active, reserved and retired military members across the nation for the fifth consecutive year in celebration of Memorial Day. Members of the military community and other guests are welcome to exercise for free at any one of approximately 420, 24 Hour Fitness® clubs nationwide from Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 31.

“Those who serve our country deserve our recognition and gratitude,” said Carl Liebert III, chief executive officer, 24 Hour Fitness. “Opening our doors to soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and veterans is a small way for us to show our appreciation to them for protecting us each and every day.”

Guests are invited to stop by during the free workout week to take advantage of what 24 Hour Fitness clubs have to offer including a full array of amenities, state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment and a full schedule of high-energy Group X® classes. Guests can visit www.24hourfitness.com to find their nearest club, featured amenities and Group X class schedules.

The free workouts are open to all active, reserved and retired members of the U.S. armed forces* and non-members on Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 31. To take advantage of the free workout week celebrating Memorial Day, individuals must present valid military identification or DD214 Discharge document.

* Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard only.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.   

Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you. 

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