2Q21 Institutional Fitness
Industry E-News
Power Wellness is the nation's largest fitness management company serving healthcare, university, foundation and municipal clients. Our four strategic service lines include management, consulting, medical integration and asset monetization. Since our inception in 1996, we have helped develop and manage over 50 successful institutional fitness and wellness centers throughout the U.S. As an industry leader, we are pleased to share a curated selection of general industry news.
REOPENINGS / GROWTH
Power Wellness Fitness Centers See New Membership Growth of 45% in First Half 2021
www.powerwellness.com, June 30, 2021
Membership growth is accelerating at the 30+ Power Wellness managed fitness centers nationwide. A substantial portion of growth is coming from people who are new to the centers and excited about what they have to offer.
Gyms Regaining Membership With Help From Expanded Vaccinations
www.tribdem.com, 4/4/21
Loosening restrictions along with increased vaccinations - especially among seniors - mean a membership rebound for Pennsylvania gyms. (Photo: Tribune-Democrat)
Vidant Health to Resume Services at Wellness Centers in Ahoskie and Washington
Vidant Health PR, 5/6/21
After closing in March 2020 in response to COVID-19, exercise and aquatic services will resume with proper safety and sanitation protocols in place for members, team members, and guests.

Fitness Centers and Gyms See a Resurgence in Membership as Mask Regulations Go Down
cleveland.com, 6/9/21
While at-home workouts surged during the pandemic, Americans are ready to exercise with more social interaction. Many experienced weight changes and are looking for new ways to get moving again.
NEW DEVELOPMENT
New Facility Opens on Charlotte's East Side
www.wcnc.com, 5/3/21
The Eastway Regional Recreation Center, at 100,000 sq. ft. offers fitness, fun and community gathering space for the people of Charlotte NC. Outdoor features include a nature center, trails, community gardens and disc golf.
Groundbreaking for Moses Lake's New Recreation Center Set for May 12
ifiberone.com, 5/6/21
Crews are set to break ground on the new Larson Recreation Center on May 12, with the facility scheduled to open in 2022.
A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12 at 610 Yakima Avenue, next door to the ice rink. The ceremony is open to the public.


Pueblo County Unveils Plan for New Recreation Center
www.koaa.com, 5/14/21
The new center in Pueblo County Colorado carries a price of $15 million. Voter-approved 1A tax funds will be used for the project and work is expected to be complete by late 2023.
Wellness Center Being Built on Fort Peck Reservation
krtv.com, 5/20/21
Work is underway on a $23-million dollar Wellness Center in Poplar, Montana. Construction on the 50,000-square foot facility began in June 2020, and is expected to be complete in early 2022. (Photo: JGA Architects)
Allen City Council Approves $40M Construction of Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center
starlocalmedia.com, 6/10/21
The Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center is expected to break ground along West Exchange Parkway in July, with a forecasted grand opening slated for early summer 2023. Amenities provided by the facility include fitness equipment, an indoor playground and a basketball court.(Photo: Digital rendering courtesy of City of Allen via Adolfson and Peterson Construction)

Study for Adult Wellness Center in Bentonville on the Way
www.arkansasonlinbe.com, 6/24/21
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a feasibility study and conceptual plan to create such a center. The budgeted cost for the plan is $80,000, with a Walton Family Foundation grant covering half. (Photo" NWA Democrat-Gazette, Charlie Kaijo)
FUTURE STATE
Outdoor Exercise Classes Help Brookline Fitness Centers Rebound This Spring
wickedlocal.com, 4/27/21
With spring weather arriving nationwide both local gyms and national fitness providers are moving classes outdoors. Combining exercise and fresh air is a winning approach. (Photo credit: Khadijah Khougeer, BU News Service)
Fitness Clubs Ramp Up Online Classes
www.startribune.com, 4/2/21
Online classes started as a temporary fix during the pandemic; now both fitness centers and equipment purveyors are offering hundreds of options for members and the public. (Photo: Star-Tribune).
Americans Are Heading Back to Gyms as Interest in At-Home Workouts Wanes
cnbc,.com, 6/20/21
As Covid restrictions ease across the country, vaccines are jabbed into arms and fitness centers revoke mask-wearing policies, more people are heading back to the gym, new research shows.(Photo: Patrick T. Fallon, AP, Getty Images)
What Does The Future of Corporate Fitness Look Like?
benefitspro.com, 6/25/21
...as an industry, we need to be similarly flexible in providing seamless wellbeing experiences—with corporate fitness programs that can be accessed when and where it’s convenient for employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)
For more information, please contact Power Wellness Business Development:
Paul Prather
Vice President of Client Development

630.528.8585

Josh Carlson
Vice President of Center Development

630.785.5106

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