Tampa, FL (October 1, 2020) – Today, Crunch Fitness announced the upgrade of their Channelside location in Downtown Tampa to a Crunch Select Club. The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer their members boutique style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20%.
The new fitness studio will be located directly across from the main entrance of the main gym in Grand Central to provide new boutique-style fitness classes such as hot yoga, suspended yoga, barre classes and much more. The renovations and new studio should be complete by the end of the year.
“Our goal is always to make serious exercise fun while offering a top-quality environment and fitness equipment,” says CEO, Vince Julien. “We saw a need in the Channelside District community to revamp our group fitness programming and we are extremely excited that this renovation will allow us to offer high value classes at affordable prices.”
Prominent features of the expansion will include:
- An extra 2,400 square-feet of workout space in the main gym
- A first class cycle studio with a 100” video screen and low voltage lighting that dances with the music
- Upgrade the existing group fitness room with new flooring and fitness equipment
- A new studio with infra-red heat panels, bamboo flooring, backlit mirrors and a first class stage
- A new tanning and hydro bed area with two high performance tanning booths
Crunch Channelside is owned by veteran fitness industry operators Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson, who are confident in the future of fitness and have successfully opened six clubs during COVID starting in May of 2020. This franchisee currently owns and operates a total of 28 Crunch locations in the Tampa Bay community as well as in Orlando and Atlanta.
For more information, please visit www.crunch.com/locations/channelside.
About CR Fitness
CR Fitness is a leading franchisee of Crunch Fitness. The company is rapidly expanding its club footprint throughout Florida and Georgia and is led by a veteran management team with over one hundred and fifty years of combined experience in the fitness industry. With a comprehensive fitness offering and affordable price point, Crunch Fitness offers unmatched value to its members regardless of fitness level and is well positioned to take advantage of consumers’ increasing focus on health and wellness.
Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of ‘No Judgments.’ Crunch serves a fitness community for all types of people, with all types of goals, exercising all different ways; working it out at the same place together. Today, we are renowned for creating one-of-a-kind group fitness classes and unique programming for our wildly diverse members. Headquartered in New York City, Crunch serves over 1,500,000 members with over 350 gyms worldwide in 30 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Spain and Australia, and Costa Rica. Crunch is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe. For more information, please visit Crunch.com. #