For-profits http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en Town Sports Names Patrick Walsh CEO, Consolidates COO Role http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role <div class="node-body article-body">Town Sports International announced yesterday the appointment of executive chairman Patrick Walsh to the role of chief executive officer, effective Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role#comments town sports Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:01:00 +0000 58091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Town Sports International (TSI), New York, is the owner of more than 150 clubs in the United States, including 102 New York Sports Clubs. (Photo courtesy&nbsp;Town Sports International.)</p> World Gym Owner Joyce Cammilleri Dies http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Joyce Cammilleri, who purchased World Gym International in 2009, died on Sept. 10. Her three sons announced they would continue "to grow and nurture the company as Joyce had intended." </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:24:00 +0000 58041 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Joyce&nbsp;Cammilleri, who died on Sept. 10, is pictured here in 2015 with her three sons,&nbsp;(left to right) Marcus,&nbsp;Leo and Guy. The three will continue to operate World Gym International, according to an announcement about Joyce&#39;s passing from the three. (Photo courtesy Guy&nbsp;Cammilleri.)</p> Investor Urges ClubCorp to Sell in Wake of Stock Depreciation http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation <div class="node-body article-body">One of the largest shareholders of Dallas-based ClubCorp has urged executives to explore a strategic sale of the company.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:00:00 +0000 58031 at http://clubindustry.com <p>One of the largest shareholders of Dallas-based ClubCorp has urged executives to explore a strategic sale of the company. ClubCorp owns recreational properties across 26 states and Mexico, including the Bluegrass Yacht &amp; Country Club in Hendersonville, Tennessee. (Photo courtesy of ClubCorp.)</p> 9Round Reaches 400 Club Milestone, Plans for 1,000 Locations in 2018 http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Since founding 9Round in 2008, Shannon and Heather Hudson have expanded the brand to 400 locations in 40 states and nine countries through franchising. In the process, the brand has been included on several business publications' lists for its growth. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:29:00 +0000 58021 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Shannon Hudson, co-founder of 9Round, plans to grow his franchised kickboxing business to more than 1,000 locations by 2018. (Photo courtesy 9Round.)</p> Orangetheory Fitness Chelsea Location Affected by Bombing http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing <div class="node-body article-body">The Orangetheory Fitness gym in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea sustained damage when a bomb detonated across the street from it Saturday night injuring 29 people.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing#comments For-profits Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:42:00 +0000 58011 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">The Orangetheory Fitness location in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea sustained damage when a bomb detonated across the street from it Saturday night injuring 29 people. (Photo by Getty.)</span></p> Life So Far: Annbeth Eschbach's Life Experiences Led Her to exhale http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-so-far-annbeth-eschbachs-life-experiences-led-her-exhale <div class="node-body gallery-body">Annbeth Eschbach took a lifetime of influences from her parents and her work in the health club business to create in 2002 a unique boutique studio concept, which she called exhale. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-so-far-annbeth-eschbachs-life-experiences-led-her-exhale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-so-far-annbeth-eschbachs-life-experiences-led-her-exhale#comments For-profits Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 57951 at http://clubindustry.com Waiting to Exhale: A Lifetime of Moments Led Annbeth Eschbach to Create a Unique Boutique Studio Brand http://clubindustry.com/profits/waiting-exhale-lifetime-moments-led-annbeth-eschbach-create-unique-boutique-studio-brand <div class="field-byline"> Brad Spiegel, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In her 30 years in the health and wellness industry, exhale CEO and President Annbeth Eschbach was at the forefront of the boutique studio and mind/body trends. Club Industry will honor her with its Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct. 13 at the Club Industry Show at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/waiting-exhale-lifetime-moments-led-annbeth-eschbach-create-unique-boutique-studio-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/waiting-exhale-lifetime-moments-led-annbeth-eschbach-create-unique-boutique-studio-brand#comments For-profits Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 57961 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Annbeth Eschbach&nbsp;was one of the first people in the industry to mix mind/body, fitness and spa in a boutique fitness space when she founded exhale in 2002. (Photo courtesy exhale.)</p> Planet Fitness, Boys & Girls Club Open First ‘Judgment Free’ Gym http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-boys-girls-club-open-first-judgment-free-gym <div class="node-body article-body">Planet Fitness cemented its Judgement Free Generation campaign in its home state of New Hampshire last week where the health club chain opened its first-ever gym inside a Boys & Girls Club. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-boys-girls-club-open-first-judgment-free-gym" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-boys-girls-club-open-first-judgment-free-gym#comments planet fitness Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:03:00 +0000 57871 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Planet Fitness cemented its&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Judgment</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;Free Generation campaign in its home state of New Hampshire last week where the health club chain opened its first-ever gym inside a Boys &amp; Girls Club.&nbsp;</span></p> LA Fitness Reaches Settlement in Membership Misrepresentation Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-reaches-settlement-membership-misrepresentation-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">LA Fitness reached an out-of-court settlement in a class action lawsuit over which the health club chain was accused of misrepresenting one-month membership renewals.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-reaches-settlement-membership-misrepresentation-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-reaches-settlement-membership-misrepresentation-lawsuit#comments la fitness Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:44:00 +0000 57801 at http://clubindustry.com <p>LA Fitness reached a settlement in a&nbsp;lawsuit over which the health club chain was accused of misrepresenting one-month membership renewals. (Photo courtesy LA Fitness.)</p> Property Briefs: University Opens $52 Million Rec Center, Colts Owner Donates to Local YMCA http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca <div class="node-body article-body">The owner of the Indianapolis Colts accelerates local YMCA developments, and Worcester State University and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital unveil new fitness centers.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-university-opens-52-million-rec-center-colts-owner-donates-local-ymca#comments For-profits Medical Nonprofits Universities Tue, 06 Sep 2016 22:04:00 +0000 58051 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Some of the latest gym openings and remodels involve YMCAs and university and medical fitness centers. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p>