LA Fitness Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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2.9
38%
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Louis Welch
800 Ratings
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  • "minimum wage with small possibility to grow in the company, little concern for employee well-being(in 158 reviews)

  • "low pay could get 10 at private pool(in 142 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Fast paced"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Dunedin, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Day goes by fast because the work is never done

    Cons

    No working out on your own lunch hour so they want u to stay inside to work out after work which means your there for 11hours a day or choose to stay unhealthy and watch the rest of the world be healthy and work out

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  2. "FUN"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This is a great job if you want a free membership and to meet a lot of great people.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working here

  3. "Health and fitness"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Group Fitness Instructor in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible schedule, they pay for your monthly zumba dues if you teach 3+ classes

    Cons

    No company pow wows to get to know your fellow instructors...we're too segregated rather than a community or team

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  4. "Great atmosphere."

    5.0
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    Current Employee - General Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Month bonus. No cap on commission.

    Cons

    If your lazy or don’t like to work it might not be for you.

  5. "Great opportunities with a greater staff and highly competent management"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic opportunities for commission as well as an incentive to do great with bonuses. Welcoming staff and coworkers. Fair and just leadership. Knowledgeable managers. An enthusiastic and competitive atmosphere second only to the amazing “sales sportsmanship” shown.

    Cons

    Hours can get long and have to learn to accept that there will be bad days. Guest register could also use a more user friendly interface.

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  6. "Good if you're starting out"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Certified Personal Trainer 

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time

    Pros

    Able to set your own schedule, they give you clients

    Cons

    Hours were inconsistent, they pushed you to make higher sales

  7. "good to get your foot in"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in Clifton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at LA Fitness full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours and holiday pay

    Cons

    bad work environment and unfriendly clients

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  8. "NA"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Janitor in Westlake, OH

    I worked at LA Fitness part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, environment, staff, and flexibility

    Cons

    not enough hours on average

  9. "Assistant manager"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun work atmosphere. Good vibes. Network with tons of people

    Cons

    Bonus isn't good unless you're the manager. Depending on the club you make dirt money. Awful Benefits. 60+ hours a week

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  10. "It takes a certain type of person to do this. Not for everyone."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Training Director in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LA Fitness full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive environment. Ability to take ownership of department. Lucrative bonuses.

    Cons

    Work life balance No 401k

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