24 Hour Fitness has been in business since 1983 (originally under the name 24 Hour Nautilus) and since then, they have become a popular choice for fitness and workout enthusiasts in the United States. In fact they are the world's largest privately owned fitness club by number of members. As of 2015, 24 Hour Fitness has almost 4 million paying members and has more than 450 clubs in 17 states.
This leading health club is ideal for people who plan to lose weight, tone-up, or train for a big event. There is a variety of club levels and membership options to suit everyones needs.
Memberships & Costs
Costs do vary slightly from location to location and costs also depends on what membership options and Club Level you select (more on this below). You can expect to pay anywhere from $29.99 to $99.99 for the monthly membership. On top of this you also have a Initiation Fee (one-time) of between $14.99 and $249.99, and finally an annual fee of $39.99. All prices and fees can change depended on what special is available at the time you sign up. Specials also vary from location to location. The other option you can go with is a Pre-Paid membership. These are usually cheaper in the long run but require one payment up front.
There are many option available for a membership. For example, if you want access to a single location, you can opt for their One-Club membership. If you visit multiple gyms or travel frequently, you could select an All-Club membership (which costs a bit more). Family Memberships are also available which offer reduced rates when you bundle your family members together. Corporate membership rates are also available but you will need to contact the closest 24 Hour Fitness location to find out more about the benefits and prices.
24 Hour Fitness club locations fall under 1 of the 4 following Club Levels. Club levels are based on location, size of the club, group classes offered, and amenities.
This is a moderately-sized club that may not include group classes. At the Active level clubs, you can get a full-body workout by using cardio equipment, strength machines, and free weights. Most locations also offer group exercise classes to add fun and motivation to your routine.
The most popular type of club at 24 Hour Fitness. At the Sport clubs, you'll enjoy a wide variety of fitness equipment and group classes. Most locations offer steam room, sauna, and whirlpool, and some clubs feature basketball courts and/or lap swimming pools.
Get all the little extras with your membership. At the Super Sport clubs, you will find towel service and plenty of equipment. In addition to functional training areas, and personal viewing screens on select cardio equipment, most clubs also offer whirlpools and saunas. Most locations also offer basketball and swimming and some locations feature racquetball courts.
Join a club that takes fitness as seriously as you do. At the Ultra Sport clubs, you’ll have high-end fitness amenities in a prime location. Enhance your workout routine with group cycling and a dedicated personal training area.
Drop off your kids in their fun, safe and supervised Kids’ Club while you work out. They will have a blast playing with a wide range of toys, puzzles, activities and more. All of 24 Hour Fitness specially trained attendants are certified in CPR and First Aid and must pass a background check before they're hired. Kids Club is an extra cost that you can pay on a per use basis or monthly.
24 Hour Fitness has over 4,000 certified Personal Trainers to help you reach your fitness goals. This is accomplished by a free Fitness Orientation and Assessment followed by your Personal Trainer creating a customized workout plan for you. Personal trainers provide guidance and inspiration through programs tailored to your health and fitness now, and the results you wish to achieve. There are 3 training formats. You can have one-on-one training sessions, training sessions for 2 people, and 50 minute group training sessions.
Group Exercise Classes
Group X is the name of the 24 Hour Fitness group exercise classes. The classes incorporates a motivating group atmosphere with expert class instructors to give you a fun and effective way to work out. The Group X classes offer something for everyone and range from high-energy Zumba and Cycling classes to soothing yoga and dedicated older adult class options. Classes do vary by location so if you are looking for something specific make sure to check it is available at the clubs location when you sign up.
24 Hour Fitness clubs can be found in the following states:
- Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Kansas
- Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York
- Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Virginia
You now can stay fit while you travel in Canada. 24 Hour Fitness has teamed with GoodLife Fitness to allow their members access to more than 230 clubs in the GoodLife network when travelling or visiting Canada.
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