Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Scranton, PA

NEW YORK - Oct. 14, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Crunch Franchise announces its newest location in Scranton, PA. The renowned gym chain best known for making serious fitness fun through innovative group fitness programming and cutting-edge training offerings will continue to spread its 'No Judgments' philosophy into the Lackawanna River Valley in Pennsylvania.

Crunch Scranton will be the newest addition to The Mall at Steamtown, located at 300 Lackawanna Avenue in Scranton, PA. The gym will occupy 30,000 square feet of the mall inside an enclosed bridge structure above Lackawanna Avenue, providing views out into the city for an open feel. Crunch Scranton is anticipated to open for workouts by March 1st, 2016 and will begin pre-selling memberships in December.

The health club will boast state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, full-service locker rooms, tanning and HydroMassage®. There will be a designated group fitness studio where members can enjoy Crunch's group fitness classes, including BodyWeb with TRX®, Zumba®, Cardio Tai Box, Yoga Body Sculpt, BOSU® Bootcamp, Fat Burning Pilates and more.

Members will have access to Crunch's 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.

Behind Crunch Scranton is Scranton Health Club, LLC, owned by Crunch Franchisee, Greg Fuchs. Greg and his team have over 60 years of experience in the fitness industry and Crunch Scranton will be his fifth Crunch Franchise location in the North East.

"We are thrilled to bring Crunch to the Scranton community and serve its growing population by introducing a health club with top-notch amenities and services for an unbeatable value. The Mall at Steamtown is the perfect location for Crunch and we are thrilled to be partnering with John Basalyga and his team who will be revitalizing the mall and the downtown area to create a unique experience for the community and our future members," said Crunch Franchisee, Greg Fuchs.

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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 550,000 members with over 120 gyms worldwide, including 100 franchise locations in MA, PA, NY, NJ, CT, WA, OR, CA, TX, FL, KY, VA, Puerto Rico 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, 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



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