Fitness Leader Works to Make Fitness Greener for Local Members
SAN RAMON, Calif. - July 18, 2011
24 Hour Fitness is celebrating the grand opening of its newest location in North Hollywood, Calif. on Saturday, July 23. The 24 Hour Fitness® North Hollywood Super-Sport club marks the company’s 68th facility in the greater Los Angeles area and was built with a specific, sustainable focus in mind. In addition to providing members access to state-of-the-art amenities, equipment and instruction, the club will foster a spirit of environmental responsibility through several operational designs aimed at reducing water and energy consumption.
“We’re thrilled to be expanding our presence in Los Angeles and making fitness even more accessible to our members in the North Hollywood area,” said Danny De La Rosa, division president, 24 Hour Fitness. “In a city that has been at the forefront of the sustainability movement, we’re excited to bring our members a more environmentally conscious fitness experience.”
The 24 Hour Fitness team invites local residents to join the festivities on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will receive complimentary tours, the opportunity to try out several Group X® classes and free Kids’ Club babysitting service.
The 43,000 square foot club, located at 5300 Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood, will be managed by Emre Ozgur, a three-year veteran of 24 Hour Fitness, and will employ more than 75 team members. In addition to amenities such as TRX® Suspension Training®, a full-sized basketball court and indoor lap pool, the facility was specifically designed to reduce its environmental impact. Greener features will include natural lighting, automated lighting control, ENERGY STAR appliances, low-energy machines, efficient HVAC, in-house recycling and a cardless check-in option for members. The location is also easily accessible via alternative transportation, conveniently located near mass transit and has ample bicycle parking.
Club amenities also include a variety of state-of-the-art strength and cardio equipment with personal viewing screens on select machines, a full schedule of Group X® classes, towel service, a retail shop, functional training area, sauna, steam, whirlpool and Kids’ Club babysitting service where children ages six months up to 12 years can enjoy activities while their parents work out. In addition, personal training services will be available to help members achieve their fitness goals.
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.