News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en 24 Hour Fitness Members and Staff Respond When Member Stabs Woman at Club http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-members-and-staff-respond-when-member-stabs-woman-club <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A member of 24 Hour Fitness allegedly stabbed a woman as she worked out on an elliptical in one of the company's clubs in Irving, TX.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-members-and-staff-respond-when-member-stabs-woman-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-members-and-staff-respond-when-member-stabs-woman-club#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:04:00 +0000 36701 at http://clubindustry.com University of Washington Tacoma and YMCA Open Campus Recreation Facility http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-washington-tacoma-and-ymca-open-campus-recreation-facility <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The University Y Student Center is owned by the school and operated by the YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties in a partnership with the university.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-washington-tacoma-and-ymca-open-campus-recreation-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-washington-tacoma-and-ymca-open-campus-recreation-facility#comments Nonprofits Universities Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:02:00 +0000 36681 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The $22 million University Y Student Center at teh University of Washington Tacoma houses a fitness center as well as offices, meeting space and social space for students. <em>Photo by Cody Char, courtesy of University of Washington Tacoma.</em></p> Private Equity Firms Buy 17 Planet Fitness Franchises in New York State http://clubindustry.com/profits/private-equity-firms-buy-17-planet-fitness-franchises-new-york-state <div class="field-byline"> Donna Loyle, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Exaltare Capital Partners and Brightwood Capital Advisors have purchased another Planet Fitness franchise, this time from Dave Leon, a Planet Fitness franchisee since 2004.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/private-equity-firms-buy-17-planet-fitness-franchises-new-york-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/private-equity-firms-buy-17-planet-fitness-franchises-new-york-state#comments For-profits planet fitness Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:49:00 +0000 36691 at http://clubindustry.com ClubCorp Raises More than $2.5 Million for Charity, Including Augie's Quest http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-raises-more-25-million-charity-including-augies-quest <div class="field-byline"> Donna Loyle, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ClubCorp has raised more than $2.5 million for more than 100 national and local charitable organizations, including Augie's Quest. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-raises-more-25-million-charity-including-augies-quest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-raises-more-25-million-charity-including-augies-quest#comments For-profits Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:47:00 +0000 36661 at http://clubindustry.com Les Mills International Purchases Les Mills Midwest from SCW Fitness Education http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-purchases-les-mills-midwest-scw-fitness-education <div class="node-body article-body">Les Mills International has consolidated its U.S. distribution by purchasing the Les Mills Midwest distributorship and moving it under Les Mills U.S., a wholly owned subsidiary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-purchases-les-mills-midwest-scw-fitness-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-purchases-les-mills-midwest-scw-fitness-education#comments Manufacturers Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:27:00 +0000 36651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Programming and training for Les Mills International programs in 12 Midwestern states will be handled by Les Mills U.S. instead of Les Mills Midwest starting Feb. 1. <em>Photo courtesy Les Mills International.</em></p> San Diego YMCA Faces Glass Enclosure Dilemma http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/san-diego-ymca-faces-glass-enclosure-dilemma <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Copley-Price YMCA in San Diego serves a diverse population from Muslims to Orthodox Jews to Somali immigrants, but a glass enclosure over its outdoor pool is causing concerns from a group of Muslim women who use the pool after hours.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/san-diego-ymca-faces-glass-enclosure-dilemma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/san-diego-ymca-faces-glass-enclosure-dilemma#comments Nonprofits Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:49:00 +0000 36561 at http://clubindustry.com Hunterdon HealthQuest and Hunterdon Healthcare Team to Develop Community Wellness Plan http://clubindustry.com/medical/hunterdon-healthquest-and-hunterdon-healthcare-team-develop-community-wellness-plan <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness Club HealthQuest of Hunterdon (New Jersey) is joining forces with Hunterdon Healthcare System to offer reciprocal visits and facilities use. The organizations will develop a community wellness plan that will encourage community members to recognize the value of daily exercise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/medical/hunterdon-healthquest-and-hunterdon-healthcare-team-develop-community-wellness-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/medical/hunterdon-healthquest-and-hunterdon-healthcare-team-develop-community-wellness-plan#comments For-profits Medical Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:23:00 +0000 36551 at http://clubindustry.com Detroit Area JCC Survives for Now http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/detroit-area-jcc-survives-now <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Jewish Community Center in a suburban Detroit community with a large Orthodox Jewish population will likely remain open until at least September as it tries to overcome financial difficulties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/detroit-area-jcc-survives-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/detroit-area-jcc-survives-now#comments Nonprofits Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:10:00 +0000 36541 at http://clubindustry.com Northeast Health Club Operators Prepared for the Historic Blizzard That Didn't Come for Some http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach and Mike Kennedy, contributing news writers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness facility operators in the Northeast prepared for a snowstorm that ended up bringing less snow than expected to most areas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some#comments For-profits Universities Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 36531 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A passerby skis through an accumulation of snow on Jan. 27, 2015 in Central Park in New York City. Snow levels from winter storm Juno in New York have ranged from 7.8 inches in Central Park to more than 28 inches in Eastern Long Island. <em>Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images.</em></p> Man Stabbed Outside LA Fitness Club http://clubindustry.com/news/man-stabbed-outside-la-fitness-club <div class="node-body article-body">A man who had been inside an LA Fitness club in North Hollywood, CA, was stabbed outside the club. A suspect, who also had been inside the club, has not been apprehended.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/man-stabbed-outside-la-fitness-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/man-stabbed-outside-la-fitness-club#comments News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:26:00 +0000 36481 at http://clubindustry.com