Crunch Fitness Names Hemet, CA As Newest Franchise Location

Enrollment Center Now Open For Memberships

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Crunch Fitness, the health club chain known for making serious fitness fun announces Hemet, CA as its newest location. Set to open for workouts in December 2012, Crunch Hemet marks the brand's 24th franchise club and joins Upland and Riverside as the third city in Southern California's Inland Empire to outpost a Crunch Franchise.

"With five parks throughout the city and a bevy of athletic facilities within them, the residents of Hemet have an obvious passion for leading healthy and active lifestyles," said franchisee, David Harman. "I can think of no better place to introduce Crunch's cutting edge fitness offerings and unique gym experience than to the already fitness-friendly community of Hemet."

Located at 1287 South State St., Hemet, CA 92543, Crunch Hemet will be 16,000 sq. ft. of fitness and fun, with state-of-the art cardio and weight training equipment, senior specific programming, tanning, top-of-the-line selectorized machines, full-service locker rooms, and expert personal trainers to help members reach their individual goals. An expansive group fitness studio will house Crunch's signature group fitness classes including, Zumba, Cardio Tai Box and BodyWeb with TRX, to name a few. In addition to the premier amenities of Crunch Hemet, members will also enjoy convenient and spacious parking access.

"We are thrilled to have experienced operators, David Harman and Conny Gordeau working with us as we expand throughout California and the rest of the country," said Crunch franchise president, Ben Midgley.

Owners Harman and Gordeau are industry veterans with over 40 years of health club experience between them, and plan to add even more Crunch franchise locations across the Southern California area in the future. A mobile presale office, currently open next to the club space at 1129 South State St., Hemet, CA 92543, and dedicated website, are offering exclusive membership deals, including a special $0 enrollment offer for a limited time. Call 951-327-0202 for more information. To find out more about Crunch franchising opportunities go to

About Crunch

Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of No Judgments. Headquartered in New York City, and co-owned by New Evolution Ventures (NeV) and private-equity firm Angelo Gordon, Crunch serves over 200,000 members with 53 gyms worldwide, including 24 franchise locations CT, FL, TX, WA, OR, CA, NJ, VA, NY and Australia, and is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe. Go to for more information.

About New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV)

Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures (NeV) is a private equity firm focused on the acquisition, development and operations management of fitness, media and sports interests both domestically and internationally. Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney, and following a strategic partnership with Vision Capital in 2011, the current team of NeV professionals is shaping the world of fitness, media, and sports one brand at a time. With a foundation representing over a century of business experience, NeV currently has operations and investments in more than 20 countries worldwide representing over 800+ facilities. For more information, visit

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