First Planet Fitness Metro Detroit Location Announces Completion of $700,000 Remodeling Process

Nation's fastest growing health club chain announces grand re-opening, after complete remodel and equipment upgrade of gym in Northville, MI

NORTHVILLE, Mich. - Sept. 11, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Planet Fitness, the nation's leading franchisor of low-price/high-value gyms, announced the completion of extensive remodeling of its Northville club, located at 235 E. Main Street, Northville. As the first Metro Detroit area gym to open under the Planet Fitness brand, in 2006, the Northville club has been undergoing renovations and equipment upgrades over the past year. Renovations were performed by Frericks Construction and, once open, the Northville gym will be one of the most state-of-the-art gyms in the area, and will include:

  • New Hydro Massage tables and chairs
  • Four new high performance tanning beds
  • Over $400,000 of new cardio and strength equipment
  • Updated locker rooms and restrooms
  • Over 20 brand new large screen TVs in cardio room
  • Newly remodeled relaxation zone
  • New high performance fans
  • In total over $700,000 in total improvements.

"This is a very special club because it was the first Planet Fitness to open in the Detroit area," said Chris Klebba, owner of the Northville club, plus seven other Planet Fitness clubs in Michigan. "Our members have been fantastic throughout the re-modeling process, and we're all looking forward to this grand re-opening; this will make the Northville gym one of the most state-of-the-art gyms in the area."

The 16,000 square-foot Planet Fitness is located on Main Street, in Northville, and is open 24-hours, five days a week, and 7am to 7pm on weekends. The club features an extensive selection of cardio equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, arc trainers, and stationary bikes. Every cardio machine is connected to an entertainment system consisting of multiple widescreen HD televisions. Planet Fitness also offers a full complement of upper and lower body strength machines, a 30-minute PF Express circuit, and a new 12-minute ab circuit. The Northville club includes a Relaxation Zone, which features multi-level tanning, Red Light therapy booths, HydroMassage® beds and massage chairs. In addition, free fitness instruction is included with all memberships. A certified fitness trainer is on staff weekdays to assist members with workout programs at no additional charge.

"Our mission is to offer a non-intimidating atmosphere to exercise at a very affordable price," added Klebba. Prices at Planet Fitness are extremely low – just $10 to $19.99 a month. Billed as The Judgement Free Zone®, Planet Fitness stands apart from other health clubs by providing a relaxed, non-intimidating atmosphere. This includes a low tolerance for bodybuilders and a commitment to helping people of various fitness levels. The philosophy transcends everything at Planet Fitness, including details such as the Lunk Alarm®, which is an actual beacon light and siren intended to deter members from the hard-core, look-at-me behavior found in too many gyms.

About Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for three straight years by Inc. magazine. Planet Fitness consisted of just four gyms in New Hampshire when it began franchising in 2003, and has revolutionized the industry with a combination of extremely low prices and a unique, friendly, and hassle-free environment called the Judgement Free Zone®. Today the company has a national footprint – over 700 clubs nationwide, and more than 4.5 million members. The brand has a partnership with The Biggest Loser, the NBC reality show that airs Tuesday nights at 8 o'clock.
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Chris Klebba
Planet Fitness

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