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About 24 Hour Fitness
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Fitness Centers Can Change Lives
Throughout our 27 year history, we've held fast to our mission of helping people change their lives through fitness. We recognize that every person has their own set of goals and their own unique perspective of what a fitness center means to them. Some members want to shed a few extra pounds and some members simply want to get healthier. 24 Hour Fitness makes clubs affordable and accessible to people of all abilities and fitness levels because we believe there is an athlete in all of us.
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Fitness Center History
Founded in 1983 as a one-club operation in San Leandro, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness has grown to become a global fitness leader. Over the past 27 years, 24 Hour Fitness has opened more clubs in the United States than any other single operator and is currently the largest privately held fitness club chain. The company is widely credited with changing the industry landscape by introducing a variety of innovations including the first clubs to be open 24 hours a day and the first to introduce month-to-month and online memberships. 24 Hour Fitness has pioneered the concept of making fitness accessible, affordable and a way of life for everyone.
In 2003, 24 Hour Fitness became the first official fitness center sponsor of the United States Olympic team and has renewed support through the London 2012 Olympic Games. The sponsorship grants memberships to U.S. Olympic hopefuls and includes equipping the three U.S. Olympic Training Centers in; Colorado Springs, Colo., Lake Placid, N.Y. and Chula Vista, Calif. In 2010 the company sponsored five Olympians, Hopefuls and one Paralympian. Team 24 Hour Fitness Athletes included; Gretchen Bleiler, Rockne Brubaker, J.R. Celski, Tucker Fredericks, Julia Mancuso and Chris Devlin-Young.
24 Hour Fitness also enjoys strategic partnerships with major consumer brands like Coca-Cola, Dial and Everlast and for the past nine seasons has partnered with NBC’s popular reality TV show, The Biggest Loser. In September 2009, 24 Hour Fitness opened their fourth club in New York and the third with Signature Athlete, Derek Jeter. In addition, the company expanded into a new east coast market with the opening of its first club in Annapolis, Maryland.
In 2005, the company was sold to New York-based private equity firm, Forstmann Little & Co. and in October of 2006, Carl Liebert III joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. 24 Hour Fitness is headquartered in the San Francisco bay area in San Ramon, Calif.
24 Hour Fitness By the Numbers
400+ U.S. clubs in 17 states
"California Fitness" Clubs in Asia
Club and Team Members
over 3.5 million club members
over 20,000 team members worldwide