GoodLife Fitness acquires Seven Gold's Gym locations across Canada
LONDON, ON, Dec. 13, 2012
LONDON, ON, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, GoodLife Fitness, Canada's
largest fitness company, announced the acquisition of seven
independently operated Gold's Gym locations in Canada. The locations
include three clubs in Calgary and one in Airdrie, Alberta, as well as
locations in Peterborough, Vaughan and Scarborough in Ontario.
This acquisition brings the total number of GoodLife Fitness Clubs in
Canada to almost 300 and provides even more great locations for
Canadians to achieve their health and fitness goals.
GoodLife Fitness is now the largest fitness club chain in the Calgary
Region with 13 convenient locations. The total number of GoodLife Clubs
in Alberta increases to 16, spanning from Calgary to Lethbridge to
Edmonton, with multiple new Clubs scheduled to open in Alberta in 2013.
This latest acquisition also brings GoodLife Fitness to the 30 Club
mark in Western Canada.
The expansion into these vibrant and growing areas in Ontario and
Alberta allows GoodLife Fitness to continue focusing on helping its
Members achieve their health and fitness goals by providing exceptional
Member care, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, superior
fitness expertise and innovative and comprehensive programming.
The new GoodLife Clubs will host the world-leading Les Mills Group
Exercise Classes (exclusive to GoodLife in Canada) along with
GoodLife's caring and knowledgeable Personal Trainers and
"We are excited about the prospect of acquiring these seven new
locations in Alberta and Ontario to further grow the options of
locations for our members and to welcome the Gold's Gym Members to the
GoodLife Family," said David "Patch" Patchell-Evans, GoodLife Fitness
Founder & CEO. "At GoodLife, our vision is to give all Canadians the
opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. We know that one of
the biggest factors in helping individuals remain consistent with their
fitness routines is a convenient location, so we are excited to
continue growing across the country."
All of the Gold's Gym locations that are a part of the acquisition are
independently owned and operated facilities. Gold's Gym will still
operate almost 20 franchised locations in British Columbia, Alberta,
Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec.
Founded in 1979, GoodLife Fitness is the largest fitness company in
Canada with approximately 300 clubs from coast-to-coast. With over
750,000 members, GoodLife is helping to transform the health and
wellness of 1 in 45 Canadians every day. With the vision of giving
every Canadian the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life,
David Patchell-Evans, Founder & CEO, strives to develop innovative
partnerships and collaborations in all areas of health, fitness and
wellness and continues to play a significant role in the healthcare
system in Canada. GoodLife has achieved Platinum Status Canada's 50
Best Managed Companies, as well as Platinum Level Canada's 10 Most
Admired Corporate Cultures. www.goodlifefitness.com
Gold's Gyms locations being acquired GoodLife Fitness with new GoodLife
Calgary Northland Village GoodLife Fitness
5111 Northland Drive North West, Calgary