LA Fitness® Opens New Sports Club in Abington, Pennsylvania

Dec 10, 2010, 11:23 ET from LA Fitness

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness® is pleased to announce the opening of its newest sports club, a 42,000 square foot facility in Abington, PA. The club is located on Highland Avenue / Rices Mill Road, one block south of Jenkintown Road. The club address is 371 Highland Avenue. A grand opening party is scheduled for early 2011.


"This location in Abington is also convenient to Jenkintown and Cheltenham. We feel the residents of all these communities will appreciate our abundant parking and such close access to this club," said Louis Welch, CEO of LA Fitness. The new state-of-the-art sports club expects to employ 50 people ranging from part-time group fitness instructors to full-time club staff. The club features full court basketball, a 25 yard three lane lap pool, 3 racquetball courts, a whirlpool spa and spacious locker rooms with showers and saunas, as well as a special group exercise area. These amenities complement a full array of equipment, including over 80 pieces of the latest generation cardio equipment with individual viewing screens, selectorized circuit training, and free weight areas. Members can participate in a variety of group fitness classes seven days a week including aqua, indoor cycling, dance classes, pilates and yoga at no additional charge, and many find that they enjoy group classes not only for the fitness benefit they provide but also as a means for social connection. Personal training, league play, and babysitting services are also available.

About LA Fitness

Founded in 1984, LA Fitness is one of the fastest growing sports club chains in the United States and presently has over 340 locations in 22 states and Canada. LA Fitness' mission is to help as many people as possible achieve the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by creating a nationwide network of sports clubs, offering its members the widest range of amenities and the friendliest service at an affordable price.

To learn more about LA Fitness, please visit To contact the Abington club directly, call(215) 277-2032, or for the club nearest you, call (800) LA FITNESS.

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