Charter Fitness to Open 14,000 Square-Foot Flagship Facility in Crystal Lake, IL

Aug 15, 2012, 11:46 ET from Charter Fitness

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Fitness is excited to announce the opening a 14,000 square-foot flagship facility at 6308 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL. The new Charter Fitness of Crystal Lake is a state-of-the-art facility featuring a new, modern design with more equipment, over 80 cardio machines, upgraded, larger locker rooms, private stretching areas, an expanded personal training studio, and a larger parking lot with easy access.  The new club is scheduled to open in late August 2012.

The existing Charter Fitness of Crystal Lake and Charter Fitness of Cary, IL will be relocating to the brand-new flagship facility. In addition, Cardinal Fitness of Woodstock, IL is being acquired by Charter Fitness and will also move to the same flagship facility. All current memberships will automatically transfer to the new club.

"The old Charter Fitness of Crystal Lake is almost six years old. Cary is over seven and Cardinal Fitness of Woodstock is over five years old. We are always looking to provide the very best for our members and upgrading the clubs to a centrally-located, state-of-the-art facility is just one more way we can do that," said Dan Collins, Charter Fitness' Director of Sales.

Free Trial Memberships to the new Charter Fitness of Crystal lake are available on-line at

Charter Fitness Franchising LLC was recently approved to franchise its Charter Fitness Health Club brand nationally. The Company recently converted 38 Cardinal Fitness locations in Chicago, downstate Illinois and Northwest Indiana to the Charter Fitness brand, increasing the number of clubs to over 40 in five states. It is now the largest health club business in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area, and expects to hire 200 employees over the coming months.

About Charter Fitness Franchising LLC

Based in Orland Park, IL, Charter Fitness Franchising LLC is a health club franchise with over 40 locations in five 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