Three-Time NBA Champion and Gym Co-Owner Draymond Green to Appear at Grand Opening of Blink Fitness in Redford
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Three-Time NBA Champion and Gym Co-Owner Draymond Green to Appear at Grand Opening of Blink Fitness in Redford

Fast-Growing Fitness Brand Opens Second of Three New Detroit Area Gyms

September 26, 2019 // // REDFORD, Mich. – The mood toward fitness in Redford is about to get a lift.

Blink Fitness (Blink), a premium-quality, affordable fitness brand with its unmistakable Mood Above Muscle® philosophy has other area fitness chains breaking a sweat. Today (On Thursday, September 26), Blink is hosting a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at its second Metro Detroit location in Redford from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Three-time NBA Champion Draymond Green, who owns the new 15,736 square foot Redford gym, will be in attendance at the grand opening. The team is celebrating the grand opening with a live DJ, local food vendors, a three-point competition and more. Blink Redford will also be giving away basketballs signed by Green.

Blink Fitness offers memberships typically starting at $15 per month and is running a special grand opening promotion for the month of September, is situated in the Redford Plaza shopping center on the corner of Telegraph Road and West Chicago. The fast-growing brand now has 90-plus gyms nationwide with locations coast-to-coast, including New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Detroit, Boston and Chicago.

“When I think back on what it was like in Saginaw when I was growing up, we didn’t have cool, positive places to work out and the gyms that did open were either too expensive, or dirty,” said Green. “That’s why it is our mission to create affordable options for people of all backgrounds to be excited about getting fit with our mood over muscle approach.”

Blink will mark the opening of its Redford location with an additional donation of 50 one-year memberships to the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL). This $10,000 value continues Blink and Green's commitment to working with Detroit PAL to positively impact the lives of Detroit-area youth through sports. Detroit PAL serves thousands of children in the Redford area, and Blink is excited to continue its partnership with the organization.

Blink is a firm believer that exercise isn’t just about looking good, it’s also about how it makes you feel. In its commitment to putting Mood Above Muscle®, Blink gyms are brightly lit and feature colors that are scientifically proven to lift moods. Gym-goers are greeted and encouraged by specially trained employees, called Mood Lifters®.

Blink Redford features state-of-the-art equipment for every fitness level, including cardio machines, strength equipment, dumbbells and designated areas for stretching, HIIT, body weight training and more. Certified personal trainers are available for members looking for one-on-one fitness coaching, and every membership comes with a free personal training start up session. On an ongoing basis, personal training sessions start as low as $30.

The gym recently launched a mobile app that empowers and enables members to exercise anytime, anywhere by providing hundreds of workout videos, including HIIT, strength, yoga, stretching, Pilates, spinning and treadmill classes, as well as guided meditations. Plus, the app offers nutrition advice and recipes.

For more information on Blink, visit and on Blink’s presence in Detroit, visit

To contact the team at the new Redford location, email

  • Address:
    9395 Telegraph Road
    Redford, MI 48239
  • Club Hours:
    Monday-Thursday: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Friday: 5: a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Connect with Blink:
    Instagram: @BlinkFitness
    Facebook: BlinkFitness
    Twitter: @BlinkFitness

About Blink Fitness

Through its revolutionary philosophy of Mood Above Muscle®, Blink Fitness - a premium and affordable fitness brand - celebrates the positive feelings exercise elicits, along with the physical benefits. Blink has 140 locations open or in development throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, Illinois, Florida, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Texas. Blink has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list three times, was recognized as one of the top health clubs by Club Industry and selected as the best budget chain by Men's Health. Blink Fitness has franchise opportunities available nationwide with a focus on the following markets: Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth, Phoenix, Raleigh, Las Vegas; and Kansas City. For more information about Blink, visit

Media Contact:

Jenna Giragosian
All Points PR
Office: 847-897-7474

SOURCE Blink Fitness



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