SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--24 Hour Fitness, one of the nation’s leading fitness club chains, is excited to announce the grand opening of its newest Bay Area club located at 2800 North Main Street in Walnut Creek, Calif. To commemorate this much-anticipated occasion, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on opening day at 11 a.m. with special guest Walnut Creek Mayor Cindy Silva. In honor of the new 24 Hour Fitness® Walnut Creek Super-Sport club and the role the company has played in helping members of the community live a healthy lifestyle, Mayor Silva will proclaim Jan. 26 as “Healthy Walnut Creek Day.”
To celebrate, 24 Hour Fitness invites the local community to stop by on grand opening day for complimentary VIP club tours. Beginning at 6 a.m. and throughout the day, event attendees will have the opportunity to sample several group exercise classes, including Les Mills BODYPUMP™, Les Mills CXWORX™ and Zumba.
“We have called the Bay Area home for more than 30 years, and are thrilled to open our second and newest Walnut Creek location on North Main Street. It is our hope that the new club will support the fitness needs of the north Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill neighborhoods for many more years to come,” said Dan Benning, division president, 24 Hour Fitness. “Our team is passionate about fitness and helping everyone – regardless of their fitness level – reach their unique fitness goals.”
The club’s introduction into the 24 Hour Fitness portfolio of more than 400 clubs nationwide is part of the company’s plan to invest $25 million into its Bay Area footprint. The investment kicked off with the recent 24 Hour Fitness Livermore Super-Sport club which opened in December 2012, and will continue with new club openings in Fremont and Hayward through mid-2013.
Club manager Chris Getty, a three-year veteran of 24 Hour Fitness, will lead more than 60 team members at the new Walnut Creek location. The club will span approximately 43,600 square feet and feature an array of fitness amenities, equipment and services that members and guests can enjoy, including:
- Wide variety of cardio, strength and functional training equipment
- TRX® Suspension Training
- Personal viewing screens on select cardio equipment
- Basketball court
- Functional training area
- Dedicated Cycle and Group X® rooms
- Indoor pool
- Whirlpool, steam room and sauna
- Personal training service*
- Kids’ Club babysitting service* for children ages six months up to 12 years to enjoy activities while their parents work out
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Retail area offering fitness products, accessories, apparel and nutrition supplements
- Towel service
*Additional fees apply
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. Since the first club opened in 1979, 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.
Through its support of the United States Olympic Committee 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 serves as the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the 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 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.