News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en Planet Fitness Member Wears Anti-Abortion T-shirt, Told to Leave Club http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club <div class="node-body article-body">A member of a Planet Fitness club in Florida says he was told to leave the club because he was wearing an anti-abortion T-shirt.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club#comments planet fitness Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:47:00 +0000 34361 at http://clubindustry.com Michigan State Alumni Will Have to Pay for Use of University Recreation Facilities http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Alumni have had free access to the East Lansing, MI, university's recreation facilities, which include the swimming pools, basketball courts and racket sports facilities.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities#comments Universities Freemium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:29:00 +0000 34341 at http://clubindustry.com YMCAs in New Jersey to Merge Next Year http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Somerset Hills YMCA and the Somerset Valley YMCA announced their merger earlier this year after several months of analysis and planning.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year#comments Nonprofits Freemium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:22:00 +0000 34331 at http://clubindustry.com Arrests Made after 3-Year-Old Left in LA Fitness Kids Club for Four Hours http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours <div class="node-body article-body">A man and a woman were arrested and faced child neglect charges after allegedly leaving a 3-year-old in the kids club of an LA Fitness in Florida so that they could go drinking.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours#comments la fitness Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:18:00 +0000 34271 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">A singer from the British version of the reality TV show "The X Factor" is suing Equinox and her former supervisor at the club on the grounds of sexual harassment, the Los Angeles Daily News reported.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit#comments equinox Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:12:00 +0000 34261 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox, Blink Announce Club Openings http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox, New York, and its low-cost model Blink Fitness have recently announced club openings.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings#comments equinox Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:07:00 +0000 34251 at http://clubindustry.com Planet Fitness Faces Lawsuit after Arrest Made in Hidden-Camera Case http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case <div class="node-body article-body">A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Planet Fitness, Newington, NH, after a member was arrested and charged with videotaping other members without their consent in the club's tanning room.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case#comments planet fitness Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:59:00 +0000 34241 at http://clubindustry.com Learning from the Past, Applying to the Future: 30 Years in the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Matthew Wagner, contributor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One long-time health club operator shares how he has seen the fitness industry change in the past 30 years—and some of the things that have remained the same. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry#comments News Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:26:00 +0000 34161 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Those who do not learn from history may be doomed to repeat fitness fashion mistakes from 30 years ago. The participants in this aerobics class at Nautilus Health Center in Huntsville, TX, from the 1980s were stylish then but would be looked at much differently today, as would other pieces of the health club business from 30 years ago. <em>Photo courtesy of Matthew Wagner.</em></p> Man Shot Dead in 24 Hour Fitness Parking Lot http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot <div class="node-body article-body">A man was shot dead last week in the parking lot of a 24 Hour Fitness in California, multiple media outlets reported.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot#comments 24 hour fitness Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:03:00 +0000 34171 at http://clubindustry.com TSI Revenue, Net Income Drop in Third Quarter http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">Town Sports International (TSI), New York, saw decreases in revenue, net income and membership in third quarter 2014, according to an announcement on Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter#comments town sports Freemium Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:00 +0000 34141 at http://clubindustry.com