GoodLife Fitness Toronto Pearson Club Opens Tomorrow October 16, 2013

GoodLife announces 'general boarding' for travellers looking to stay active

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - GoodLife Fitness and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) have partnered to open the first-of-its-kind fitness club in Canada at Toronto Pearson. Located in Terminal 1, the custom-designed facility will provide passengers the opportunity to include a work out as part of their travel experience. The gym facility will also offer convenient access to 40,000 Toronto Pearson employees, supporting a healthy and active lifestyle.

With over 300 clubs across the country, GoodLife's purpose is to give every Canadian the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. Providing a convenient opportunity for travellers and airport employees is another important step to help GoodLife achieve this goal. As Canada's largest airport with traffic continuing to grow every year, Toronto Pearson continues to look for innovative ways to provide an exceptional travel experience.

"As a frequent traveller, logging over 200,000 kilometres a year in air travel, I understand the great importance of maintaining an active lifestyle and integrating my workouts into my travel plans," said David "Patch" Patchell-Evans, GoodLife Founder & CEO. "From personal experience I know what a tremendous difference it makes to my travel experience when I workout before I get on the plane, as well as my productivity and alertness when I land. With the opening of the Toronto Pearson GoodLife Fitness Club, we want to make it easier for all travellers, coming in and out of Toronto Pearson, to be able to experience the same great benefits as I have."

"Toronto Pearson continues to prioritize our passengers world-class travel experience, our partnership with GoodLife Fitness contributes to this experience," said Howard Eng, President and CEO for the GTAA. "We are also pleased to help support a healthy lifestyle for airport employees and to offer convenient access to the club."

CLUB DETAILS

Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals Area, Area F

Daily Guest Pass: $15

Amenities:

  • State-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment with personal viewing monitors
  • Free weights and strength training equipment
  • Stretching area
  • Modern changerooms and showers with soap, conditioner, lotion and hair dryers for the convenience and packing of travellers
  • Towel service

Rentals: Reebok clothing and shoe rental

GOODLIFE FITNESS
Founded in 1979, GoodLife Fitness is the largest fitness company in Canada with over 300 clubs from coast-to-coast. With over 877,000 members, GoodLife is helping to transform the health and wellness of 1 in 39 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
www.facebook.com/goodlifefitness

GTAA
The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson, the largest airport in Canada and one of the largest in North America in terms of passenger and cargo traffic. In 2012, Toronto Pearson handled 35 million passengers. The focus of the GTAA continues to be competitiveness, growing the airport's status as an international gateway meeting the needs of our travellers and ensuring the long-term success of the organization, our airline customers and the regional economy.

Image with caption: "GoodLife Founder and CEO David 'Patch' Patchell-Evans lands at Toronto Pearson to launch the newest GoodLife Fitness Club (CNW Group/GoodLife Fitness)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131015_C9932_PHOTO_EN_32078.jpg

Image with caption: "GoodLife Founder and CEO David 'Patch' Patchell-Evans lands at Toronto Pearson to launch the newest GoodLife Fitness Club (CNW Group/GoodLife Fitness)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131015_C9932_PHOTO_EN_32079.jpg

Image with caption: "GoodLife Founder and CEO David 'Patch' Patchell-Evans lands at Toronto Pearson to launch the newest GoodLife Fitness Club (CNW Group/GoodLife Fitness)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131015_C9932_PHOTO_EN_32080.jpg

SOURCE: GoodLife Fitness

For further information:

Media Contacts:  

Adam Roberts
Media Relations Specialist - GoodLife Fitness
aroberts@goodlifefitness.com
Tel: 519-661-0190 ext.424

GTAA Media Office
416-776-3709


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