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Blink Fitness Opens First Jacksonville Gym

Fast-Growing Fitness Brand Opens Second Florida Gym in Jacksonville

[startJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Residents and commuters in Jacksonville seeking a new fitness option will now be able to enjoy the Feel-Good Experience®.

Blink Fitness (Blink), a premium-quality, affordable fitness brand with its unmistakable Mood Above Muscle® philosophy, is open in Jacksonville.

On Monday, Jan. 20, Blink Fitness Jacksonville hosted a grand opening celebration at its Jacksonville location from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. The 16,000+ square foot gym, which offers memberships starting as low as $15 per month and is running an $18 grand opening Founders Membership program, is conveniently located at the intersection of Dunn Avenue and Briarcliff Road next to Publix in the Highland Square Shopping Center (1102 Dunn Ave.). The fast-growing brand recently surpassed 100 gyms nationwide with locations coast to coast, including New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Detroit, Boston, Virginia Beach, Chicago and now Jacksonville. Plans to build an additional 9 gyms in Jacksonville are underway.

“We’re thrilled to bring the first of 10 Blink Fitness gyms with our unique mission to the residents of Jacksonville and the surrounding communities,” said Carlos Gavidia, who co-owns the new Blink Fitness locations, alongside his wife Laura and children Liana and Casen Gavidia. “We’re confident that everyone will enjoy our state of the art technologically advanced equipment, classroom programming along with functional training, highly trained and professional staff including all certified personal trainers, uplifting color palette, sleek design and exceptionally clean facility. Jacksonville community members are in for a great experience.”

The modern design of the new location has garnered local interest from Jacksonville residents and nearby tenants alike. The location is said to have boosted attention for the shopping center in the last couple of weeks, revitalizing enthusiasm for the area as a whole.

Blink Fitness 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 Fitness 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 Fitness Jacksonville 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 Blink Fitness 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 Fitness, visit and on Blink Fitness’ presence in Jacksonville, visit

To contact the team at the new Jacksonville gym, email

Gym Address:

1102 Dunn Avenue #1
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Club Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 5 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Connect with Blink:

Instagram: @BlinkFitness
Facebook: BlinkFitness
Twitter: @BlinkFitness

About Blink Fitness

Blink is challenging conventional fitness stereotypes through its revolutionary philosophy of Mood Above Muscle® by celebrating how exercise makes you feel versus how it makes you look. Blink is the first gym to showcase body diversity and engage people who have been disenfranchised by the clichéd advertising images that feature unrealistic and unattainable bodies. 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:

Katie Gibbons
All Points PR

SOURCE Blink Fitness



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