Whether unveiling a new program or rejuvenating a successful model, this year’s winners of Club Industry’s Best of the Best competition reached far beyond innovation or revenue. The following six facilities are at the top of the class not just for developing the following programs but for serving the participants involved, whether or not they were members of their facility.

Thank you to this year’s Best of the Best judges: Karen Woodard-Chavez, president, Premium Performance Training; Paula Neubert, general manager, Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club; Debbie Lee, director of marketing, Gainesville Health and Fitness Centers; Eddie Tock, owner, Eddie Tock Consulting; Thomas Kulp, director, Solution Consultants; Laurie Cingle, owner, Laurie Cingle Consulting and Coaching; Ann Gilbert, director of fitness, Shapes Total Fitness for Women; Christine Thalwitz, communications and research director, ACAC Fitness and Wellness; Maria Yannuzzi, regional programs manager, Merritt Athletic Clubs; and Casey Conrad, owner, Communication Consultants.