Planet Fitness opens second Canadian location in Brampton

Unique judgement-free gym experience continues to gain popularity in Ontario

TORONTO, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - This week, Planet Fitness opened its second Canadian location in Brampton at the Centennial Mall (227 Vodden Street East), providing local residents with a unique, judgement-free health club atmosphere at an unparalleled value. The new corporately-owned 20,000 sq. ft. location is complete with brand new state-of-the-art cardio and strength equipment, circuit training, fully equipped locker rooms with day lockers and showers, numerous flat screen televisions, unlimited small group fitness instruction included in every membership, and more.  It is also open 24 hours a day and staffed at all times.

Memberships are available for just $10 a month, or $19.99 for the PF Black Card® membership which includes the ability to bring a guest every visit at no additional charge, use of HydroMassage® Beds, massage chairs, tanning, and more. And from April 1st through the 23rd, new members can take advantage of Planet Fitness' $1 sign-up fee either by signing up online at www.PlanetFitness.ca or in person at the newly opened Brampton club.

"We know that Canadians are looking for a high quality health club experience that's comfortable and welcoming for people of all fitness levels at a great value," said Chris Rondeau, CEO of Planet Fitness. "We are excited to have entered the Canadian market with our first Toronto location and are humbled by the warm welcome we've received. We look forward to continuing to expand across the country."

The first corporate location opened in Toronto this past December, introducing Canadians to the brand's low-cost, high-value, judgement-free philosophy. For more information or to join online, please visit www.PlanetFitness.ca.

About Planet Fitness

Founded in 1992 in Dover, N.H., Planet Fitness is now the fastest-growing full size health club franchise in the United States, and has revolutionized the industry with a combination of extremely low prices and a unique, friendly, and hassle-free environment called the Judgement Free Zone®.

Planet Fitness has over 900 locations nationwide and the company prides itself on giving people an unbeatable value, top-notch facilities, and an atmosphere that focuses on the needs of occasional or first-time gym users rather than hard-core fitness fanatics. All Planet Fitness clubs feature a wide selection of brand-name cardio and strength equipment, and provide unlimited fitness instruction with all memberships.

Planet Fitness is a national brand partner of NBC's The Biggest Loser®. For more information, please visit www.PlanetFitness.ca.

SOURCE Planet Fitness

Image with caption: "Planet Fitness, one of the fastest-growing full size health club franchises in the United States, opened its second Canadian location in Brampton at the Centennial Mall (227 Vodden Street East) this week. The new corporately-owned location is bringing the company's signature low-lost, high-value, judgement-free health club atmosphere to local residents. (CNW Group/Planet Fitness)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150402_C4771_PHOTO_EN_13887.jpg

For further information: McCall Gosselin, Planet Fitness, 603-750-0001 x199, mccall.gosselin@pfhq.com; Rohini Mukherji, APEX Public Relations, 416-934-2101, rmukherji@apexpr.com

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