Charter Fitness Joins the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)

Nov 01, 2011, 11:52 ET from Charter Fitness

CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Fitness has joined the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). IHRSA is an international trade association that serves the health and fitness club industry. IHRSA and its members are dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and fitness promotion.

"Charter Fitness is committed to continually providing better quality service for its members and surrounding communities.  Our membership in the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is a reflection of our dedication to promoting a healthier lifestyle for the communities we serve," said Marie Palmisano, Charter's Director of Membership.

Charter Fitness recently converted 38 Cardinal Fitness locations to the Charter Fitness brand, increasing the number of clubs to 46 in six states. It is now the largest health club business in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area, and expects to hire 200 employees over the next 12 months. The Company was also recently approved for franchising.

About Charter Fitness Franchising LLC

Based in Orland Park, IL, Charter Fitness Franchising LLC is a health club franchise with 46 locations in six states.  Charter Fitness health clubs offer members a clean, comfortable and convenient workout experience with best-in-class fitness equipment for as low as $10 per month. Charter Fitness strongly believes in community involvement and is a member of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA).

SOURCE Charter Fitness