NEW YORK - Oct. 6, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Crunch Franchise, the renowned gym chain best known for making serious workouts fun through innovative group fitness programming and cutting-edge training offerings, is proud to announce the opening of its 100th Franchise location in Mason, OH.
In addition to the highly anticipated opening of the Mason, OH club, Crunch has blanketed the country with more than 120 gyms currently in operation worldwide. More locations are planned to open over the next year − including new clubs in Chicago and Atlanta and growth is expected to continue throughout 2015 and beyond. Within that, the Crunch brand serves more than 550,000 members. Crunch has always strived to make fitness fun and exciting with unique and innovative group fitness classes, which may be a catalyst for this rapid expansion of both the Corporate and Franchise clubs.
"Opening our 100th club in only 5 years from the creation of the Franchise Company is a fantastic milestone for us and a testament to the strength of our model and our franchisees. Since our launch, we continue to transform the high value / low price segment of the health and fitness market to a level that has not been seen before. With almost half a million members and growing every day, nearly 20 additional clubs opening by year end and approximately 500 franchise units sold, the future looks very bright for the entire Crunch family," says Ben Midgley, CEO and Co-Founder of Crunch Franchise.
The new location in Mason, OH will be located in the Deerfield Shopping Center located off Mason Montgomery Road, previously occupied by Borders Bookstore, and will begin pre-sale on October 6th at 5105 Deerfield Boulevard Mason, Ohio 45040. This new club will follow the Crunch Franchise model boasting state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, full-service locker rooms, tanning and HydroMassage®. The location will house a designated group fitness studio where members can enjoy group fitness classes available at Crunch, including BodyWeb with TRX®, Zumba®, Cardio Tai Box, Yoga Body Sculpt, BOSU® Bootcamp, Fat Burning Pilates and more.
Crunch members will have access to its CAMP CRUNCH program, which includes signature small group training, personal training and nutrition programs for all fitness levels. Expert personal trainers will work one-on-one with members to deliver personalized fitness and nutrition plans, helping them to meet their fitness goals.
"We are thrilled to open the 100th Crunch Fitness location in this area! We chose Mason, OH for our second location based on the needs of the community; we wanted to give the residents the opportunity to belong to a world class gym in which they can improve their health and lifestyle in a judgment-free environment. Additionally, being able to provide many people a place of employment and a chance to grow with us as we add additional locations is of great importance to us," says managing partner Daniel Caskey.
To learn more about Crunch franchising opportunities, visit CrunchFranchise.com.
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 550,000 members with over 120 gyms worldwide, including 100 franchise locations in 15 states, Puerto Rico and Australia, and is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe. Go to www.crunch.com for more information.
Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures (NeV) is a private equity firm focused on the acquisition, development and operations management of fitness, health and wellness interests both domestically and internationally. Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney, the current team of NeV professionals is shaping the world of fitness, health and wellness 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 www.nev.com.