UFC Gym® Set To Open Fourth Hawaiian Location With Largest And Most Innovative Fitness Facility In Kailua
UFC Gym – Kailua opens doors with Founding Member Special Rates and Employment Opportunities
August 02, 2018 // Franchising.com // HONOLULU – UFC Gym®, the rapidly expanding fitness franchise that creates training programs for all levels inspired by the training regimens of world-class UFC® athletes, announced the opening of its fourth location on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. In partnership with UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, this location in Kailua will provide members with a brand new, 20,000 square foot, full-service premium training facility that will include high quality equipment and amenities, including a Kids Club.
“We’ve experienced an amazing response from our membership community following the opening of our first three gyms and we couldn’t be more excited to open this new location in Kailua,” UFC President Adam Sedlack said. “Kailua has long been a priority location for our continued expansion throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and one of our key initiatives is to continuously provide our Train Different® philosophy throughout this incredible community.”
Since debuting in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 150 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, India, Ireland, Mexico, Oman, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
“I was born in Kailua Town and am proud to bring UFC Gym back to my hometown,” UFC Hall of Famer and UFC Gym franchisee BJ Penn said. “I’m really excited to connect with our Kailua community and allow families to train together, just as my family did growing up.”
Located in the Lau Hala Shops (573 Kailua Road), this new franchise will be the largest and most innovative fitness facility in Kailua. Featuring a large group fitness studio, boxing and kickboxing conditioning area, MMA and youth fitness classes, state-of-the-art equipment, full amenity locker rooms, a Kids Club and more, this location will have something for everyone. UFC Gym is also currently offering ‘Founding Member’ special rates for the first 500 prospective members who enroll. New members that enroll will automatically be entered to win a trip for two to Las Vegas, Nevada, home of UFC.
“For many local residents in Kailua, staying fit is part of their lifestyle,” said Lance Parker, Chief Real Estate Officer for Alexander & Baldwin, which owns Lau Hala Shops. “UFC Gym’s top-notch equipment, training programs, and services will help meet that need, so we expect they will fit in well with the community.”
UFC Gym programming has been developed through exclusive access to the training regimens of internationally-acclaimed UFC athletes, providing members access to a variety of energized group classes, world-class private coaching and an engaging, family friendly community of fitness enthusiasts who love to train different.
For more information about UFC Gym – Kailua and for employment opportunities, visit the Enrollment Center, located at 573 Kailua Road, next to Starbucks. The enrollment center is open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Prospective members can also call (808) 800-2958 or visit UFCGYM.com/Kailua.
In addition to corporate-owned Signature clubs, UFC Gym offers locally owned and operated UFC Gym franchises domestically and internationally
About UFC Gym®
UFC Gym® is the first major brand extension of UFC®, the world’s premier MMA organization. In alliance with New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands. As the first to combine the worlds of MMA and fitness, UFC Gym’s TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach creates an atmosphere where members can see immediate results and appeals to all ages and training levels. UFC Gym is the ultimate fitness experience. The brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine. With 150 locations open and over 500 currently in development, UFC Gym is revolutionizing the fitness industry. For more information, please visit www.ufcgym.com. Follow UFC Gym at Facebook.com/UFCGYM, Twitter and Instagram: @UFCGYM. Subscribe at YouTube: www.youtube.com/UFCgym.
UFC® is a premium global sports brand and the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2018, UFC boasts more than 284 million fans worldwide and has produced over 440 events in 22 countries since its inception in 1993. Acquired in 2016 by global sports, entertainment and fashion leader Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG), together with strategic partners Silver Lake Partners and KKR, UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas with a network of employees around the world. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe, while programming is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories to more than 1.1 billion TV households worldwide in 40 different languages. UFC FIGHT PASS®, a digital subscription service, delivers exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content to fans around the world. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.