Planet Fitness Franchisee David Kueber and his family recently donated $100,000 to Louisville, KY youth to renovate local basketball courts and parks. The Kueber family donation to the City of Louisville allowed for three local area basketball courts and other park amenities to be updated and improved. Thank you to the Kueber family for this amazing donation to the community!
We're thrilled to share that we have seen 3.5 million teens sign up and 17 million workouts completed during our High School Summer Pass program! Read the full announcement and program here: https://bit.ly/3S0zK7h
Our Planet Fitness World Headquarters team members are honoring National Wellness Month this August in our very own Black Card Spa! Our HQ has a fully-stocked Spa with massage chairs, HydroMassage loungers and even a Wellness Pod. Team members get the chance to relax during the day and try out amenities before new equipment is rolled out in our 2,300+ locations.
Next up in our Planet Fitness World Headquarters Department Spotlight series is the Member Services team! The Member Services team wears many hats, but are primarily responsible for fielding member calls and emails that come to PFHQ. The team's motto is "We do what we can!" The typical workday in Member Services is fast-paced and unpredictable. They believe that remaining positive under pressure and seeking the best solutions for our members is most important!
Last month, our Taymax Franchise Group opened the first-ever "Mini Judgement Free Zone" in Canada, benefitting the largest Boys & Girls Club in the country! The space features over 28 pieces of donated equipment, and will help 3,000 local youths stay active and work on their physical and mental health.
Next up in our Planet Fitness World Headquarters Department Spotlight series is the Real Estate & Business Development team! The team members in this department are either in market spending time with franchisees and their brokers or providing the support for teams to gather all the data and details they need to move deals through the system. Their team mantra is “Changing the Planet, One Square Foot at a Time."
Last week, Planet Fitness World Headquarters welcomed team member's children for our annual Kids Day loaded with lots of fun and excitement. Kids participated in an exercise class with Head of Health and Fitness Excellence Teddy Savage, cooked with our Café chefs, enjoyed food trucks and created handwritten notes for a local senior living home.
We’re thrilled to award 50 Boys & Girls Clubs of America teens $250,000 for their efforts in promoting kindness in their local communities. Planet Fitness created the Judgement Free Generation scholarship program to recognize the many teens who continue to promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion – inspiring qualities that we collectively support with BGCA. Read the full announcement, below, and join us in congratulating the 50 deserving teens!
This week, CEO Chris Rondeau and Chief Development Officer Ray Miolla attended the Grand Opening of our new Paseo Acoxpa club in Mexico City. Thank you to our franchise partners for working with us to continue to expand the Judgement Free Zone internationally.
Our Planet Fitness World Headquarters has many departments who work cross-functionally every day to help build the Planet Fitness brand. Today we're spotlighting the Construction & Design team, whose main role is to expand our PF footprint and consistently deliver our brand worldwide by approving, designing, building, remodeling, and maintaining Planet Fitness clubs. Team members in this department are constantly pivoting based on the current landscape, and guides franchisees throughout the entire system. Their daily motto is "A little bit better every day!” Want to join our team? Check out our open roles!