Anytime Fitness Opens 1,000th Club

ST. PAUL, Minn. , Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness, the #1 co-ed fitness club chain in the world, has opened its 1,000th club. Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness now has clubs operating in 46 states, Canada and Australia , serving nearly...


Anytime Fitness' revenue soared from $2.9 million in 2005 to more than $20 million in 2008, and Klinger expects that number to surpass $30 million in 2009.

In addition to the 1,000 clubs now open, Anytime Fitness has sold the franchise territory rights for another 1,500 locations. Toward that end, Anytime Fitness expects to celebrate the opening of its 2,000th club sometime during 2010.

About Anytime Fitness

Open 24/7, Anytime Fitness provides 600,000 members with convenient and affordable fitness options in friendly, well-maintained facilities featuring top-quality equipment. State-of-the-art security and surveillance systems ensure member safety even during unstaffed hours at the clubs. Anytime Fitness expects to achieve system-wide sales in excess of $150 million in 2009. For more information about Anytime Fitness, or to find the club nearest you, visit http://www.anytimefitness.com.

Recent Accolades

-- Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal ranked Anytime Fitness #1 on its "Fast 50" list of the fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota for 2008.

-- The National Minority Franchising Initiative named Anytime Fitness among its "Top 50 Franchises for Minorities" ( November 2008 ).

-- Entrepreneur magazine ( January 2009 ) ranked Anytime Fitness the 9th fastest-growing franchise of any type in America (up from 13th last year).

-- Franchise Times magazine ranked Anytime Fitness 35th on its "Fast 55" list of new franchises.

SOURCE Anytime Fitness