SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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. Guests can also workout free by downloading a complimentary 7 Day Pass at www.24hourfitness.com/7daypass.
About 24 Hour Fitness
Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is the largest privately owned U.S. fitness club chain and a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in approximately 420 clubs. Founded in 1983 as a one-club operation, the company is 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.
Through its support of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and many U.S. National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport, 24 Hour Fitness is one of the largest supporters of amateur athletics in the country and will serve as the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the 2012 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. The company is committed to being a good neighbor in its communities via charitable and in-kind donations to groups focused on both helping Americans get healthy and improving youth fitness. The company’s national accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, which includes A+ ratings for all club locations across the U.S., demonstrates the organization’s ongoing commitment to member satisfaction. Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit www.24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.
* Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard only.