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LA Fitness Reviews

Updated August 16, 2018
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Pros
  • "Flexible Schedule, Free Gym Membership, Helpful Staff, Smoothie Bar" (in 584 reviews)

  • "Free gym membership and the atmosphere of the gym was amazing" (in 307 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a high turnover rate for the front staff" (in 66 reviews)

  • "Have to make at least 3 sales every 2 weeks to make minimum wage" (in 122 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Babysitter/Kids Club in Marietta, GA
    Former Employee - Babysitter/Kids Club in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good management and free membership

    Cons

    Very few full time opportunities so limited hours

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Kids Club Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time

    Pros

    Work with kids
    Great co-workers
    Short shifts
    Multiple opportunities to work more

    Cons

    Parents
    Chaotic at times
    Not great pay

  3. "it was fine, wouldn't go back"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time

    Pros

    free gym membership, clean environment

    Cons

    long shifts, standing entire time


  4. "Benefits with bonus pay is amazing"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Personal Training Director in Fishers, IN
    Former Employee - Assistant Personal Training Director in Fishers, IN

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free membership is great for getting in shape on your time off and saving money

    Cons

    Long work hours is too much

    Advice to Management

    Don’t over work your employees so much


  5. "Entry level sales position"

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    Former Employee - Weekend Manager in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Weekend Manager in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Average pay for easy work. Decent training.

    Cons

    Long hours and weekends. Outside marketing in parking lots.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging. Don't manage with fear.


  6. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Introduction to sales is great. Getting your feet wet with outbound marketing, indoor sales, and business to business gives lots of exposure.

    Cons

    The commission structure is constantly changing every month. Management fluctuates almost biweekly. Training process is terrible. The culture is aggressive and creates instability in whether or not you'll be fired the next day


  7. "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time

    Pros

    Good networking experience for first timers,.

    Cons

    Poor management shows poor care

  8. "decent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    sales working out co wokers

    Cons

    the way management did things

    Advice to Management

    na


  9. "General manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to meet some of the most influential members, and impact their lives. You can move up fast if your goal is to become a GM.

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Under paid for the actual work you put in
    Regional & District management lie just to make themselves bonus
    Half the staff doesn’t even workout or have the proper nutrition, but try to encourage others to spend money so they can get commission.

    Advice to Management

    Actually care about your staff and members


  10. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Cypress, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in Cypress, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at LA Fitness (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours and good benifits

    Cons

    Always low balling people and you have to sell

    Advice to Management

    Get better manager


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