urban active http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7438/more en 2012 in Review: Looking Back at the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/profits/2012-review-looking-back-fitness-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Flip through the pages of the 2012 calendar, and on any given day, it appeared that some big announcement was made about an acquisition or merger in the fitness industry. That, perhaps, was the biggest trend of the year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/2012-review-looking-back-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/2012-review-looking-back-fitness-industry#comments For-profits bally Gold's Gym la fitness spectrum urban active Sat, 01 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 11761 at http://clubindustry.com LA Fitness to Honor Certain Benefits from Settlement in Urban Active Class-Action Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-honor-certain-benefits-settlement-urban-active-class-action-lawsuit <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LA Fitness says it will honor most of the benefits that will be issued in a settlement from a class-action lawsuit filed by members of Urban Active, which LA Fitness acquired last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-honor-certain-benefits-settlement-urban-active-class-action-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-honor-certain-benefits-settlement-urban-active-class-action-lawsuit#comments For-profits News la fitness urban active acquisition clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/november LA Fitness lawsuit membership contract settlement Urban Active Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:00:00 +0000 9656 at http://clubindustry.com Market Moves Intensify in Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Health club companies and other fitness concepts are attracting increased interest from private equity firms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With markets opening during the past year, private equity firms are becoming more interested in the fitness industry. Industry insiders say that the industry’s recession-resilient reputation, increased mergers and acquisitions in the industry, plus an impending capital gains tax deadline have led to more activity as 2012 heads down the home stretch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits crunch curves equinox Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness snap fitness spectrum sport health urban active western athletic Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 7504 at http://clubindustry.com LA Fitness Completes Acquisition of Urban Active http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-completes-acquisition-urban-active <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LA Fitness, Irvine, CA, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Urban Active, Lexington, KY. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-completes-acquisition-urban-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-completes-acquisition-urban-active#comments For-profits News la fitness urban active acquisition clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/october LA Fitness Lifestyle Family Fitness</p> Urban Active Fri, 26 Oct 2012 03:15:00 +0000 6421 at http://clubindustry.com LA Fitness Enters into Agreement to Acquire Urban Active http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-enters-agreement-acquire-urban-active <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LA Fitness, Irvine, CA, has entered into an agreement to acquire Urban Active, Lexington, KY, the companies announced today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-enters-agreement-acquire-urban-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-enters-agreement-acquire-urban-active#comments For-profits News la fitness urban active acquisition clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/september LA Fitness Lexington Urban Active Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:26:00 +0000 8391 at http://clubindustry.com Urban Active’s Get Active Challenge Wraps Up 10-City Tour http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-s-get-active-challenge-wraps-10-city-tour <div class="field-byline"> Club Industry staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Urban Active, Lexington, KY, recently welcomed nearly 1,000 participants to a 10-city Get Active Challenge tour, which offered them a free boot camp as well as an educational session and tips to stay motivated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-s-get-active-challenge-wraps-10-city-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-s-get-active-challenge-wraps-10-city-tour#comments For-profits News urban active boot camp clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/february get active challenge Josh Bowen Urban Active Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:24:00 +0000 4407 at http://clubindustry.com LA Fitness Acquires 171 Bally Total Fitness Clubs http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-acquires-171-bally-total-fitness-clubs <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LA Fitness, Irvine, CA, is acquiring 171 clubs from Bally Total Fitness, Chicago, for $153 million, the companies announced today. The blockbuster deal will change the landscape of the entire health club industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-acquires-171-bally-total-fitness-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/la-fitness-acquires-171-bally-total-fitness-clubs#comments For-profits News bally Gold's Gym la fitness urban active Bally Total Fitness clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/bally clubindustry.com/forprofits/goldsgym clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/november LA Fitness Urban Active Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:58:00 +0000 9037 at http://clubindustry.com Ohio Steroids Bust Affects YMCA, LA Fitness, Urban Active http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ohio-steroids-bust-affects-ymca-la-fitness-urban-active <div class="field-byline"> Lara Hale, senior associate editor, and Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several fitness facilities in Ohio have been thrown into the spotlight as a result of steroid-related arrests, and one Ohio YMCA is trying to repair its reputation after a series of miscommunications about the extent of its involvement in the steroid sales investigation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ohio-steroids-bust-affects-ymca-la-fitness-urban-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ohio-steroids-bust-affects-ymca-la-fitness-urban-active#comments For-profits News Nonprofits la fitness urban active clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/november clubindustry.com/nonprofits clubindustry.com/nonprofits/archive LA Fitness Ohio steroids bust YMCA Tue, 08 Nov 2011 15:38:00 +0000 5854 at http://clubindustry.com Larger Health Clubs Seeking Acquisition Possibilities http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Putting the Pieces in Place: Looser credit opportunities are stimulating market activity in the health club industry, which could result in consolidation.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The major players in the industry either have the cash or are more able to get the credit to grow their companies. The result could mean industry consolidation, likely driven by only those major players.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits News bally crunch Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness town sports urban active 24 Hour Fitness acquisitions Bally Total Fitness clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/24hourfitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/bally clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/forprofits/goldsgym clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/lifestylefamily clubindustry.com/forprofits/lifetimefitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/sportsclubco clubindustry.com/forprofits/townsports clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/august consolidtion Equinox LA Fitness Life Time Fitness Lifestyle Family Fitness Mark Mastrov Partnership Capital Growth Town Sports International Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:00:00 +0000 6308 at http://clubindustry.com Urban Active Opens in Atlanta http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-opens-atlanta <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Cipolla, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Urban Active, Lexington, KY, attracted a star studded crowd to the grand opening of its new Buckhead location in Atlanta last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-opens-atlanta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/urban-active-opens-atlanta#comments For-profits News urban active Atlanta health clubs clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/july Real Housewives of Atlanta Royce Pulliam Urban Active Tue, 05 Jul 2011 16:20:00 +0000 5780 at http://clubindustry.com