Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Clearwater, Florida

Members Can Reserve Pre-Sale Rates On March 1 with Opening Targeted for November 2018

CLEARWATER, Fla. - March 1, 2018 // PRNewswire // - Crunch Franchise announced today the purchase and conversion of a three-floor, 23,000-square-foot former LA Fitness to a Crunch Fitness facility in Clearwater, Florida. The standalone facility is located on 2591 State Road 580 near Westfield Countryside Mall.

Crunch's new gym location brings a new fitness experience to Clearwater, offering a 2400-square-foot group fitness studio, small group training, a designated strength training area, tanning and HydroMassage® beds, a private stretching area, and a mezzanine of cardio equipment.

Crunch Countryside is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, Jeff Dotson, and Kevin La Ferriere. As an ownership team, they have a combined 100+ years of industry experience and have opened more than 100 gym locations. The group currently operates thirteen Crunch clubs throughout Atlanta and Tampa and they plan to open seven more by year end, including expanding into Orlando.

"We love the Crunch value proposition for our members—where else can you join a $2 million gym for only $9.95 month?" said VRJ Holdings president Geoff Dyer. "On top of that, we love how Crunch, this iconic brand, has matured into the home of 'No Judgments,' and we can't wait to welcome Clearwater residents to the Crunch brand and all it has to offer."

Members looking for guidance or motivation at the gym can work with expert trainers to drive results. Trainers develop personalized plans to help members meet their individual fitness goals through signature small group training, cutting-edge personal training and unique nutrition programs.

Prospective members can reserve their Founders rate now, online at

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.' Crunch serves a fitness community for all types of people, with all types of goals, exercising all different ways; working it out at the same place together. Today, we are renowned for creating one-of-a-kind group fitness classes and unique programming for our wildly diverse members. Headquartered in New York City, Crunch serves over 1,200,000 members with over 250 gyms worldwide in 25 states, Puerto Rico and 4 countries. Crunch is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe.




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