(June 15, 2015 - The Daily Item of Lynn)
LYNN — Planet Fitness, the health club franchise known for its affordable prices, will open its first club in Lynn at 50 Boston St. — the old Johnnie’s Foodmaster — Tuesday.
A ribbon cutting will be held on Monday, June 25 between 4-6 p.m. with food, beverages and a raffle for the chance to win a one-year membership, among other prizes.
Up to the grand opening, new members can join for just $1 down and then $10 a month with no commitment.
The new Lynn club offers state-of-the-art cardio machines and strength equipment, fully equipped locker rooms with day lockers and showers, numerous flat-screen televisions, HydroMassage beds, massage chairs, tanning booths and beds, and Total Body Enhancement booths. The club will be open and staffed 24 hours, seven days a week.
“We’re thrilled to bring our Judgement Free Zone to Lynn,” said Taylor Mandell, Planet Fitness franchisee. “We look forward to providing everyone in Lynn with a high quality, judgement free fitness experience at an extremely affordable cost.”
Membership includes a variety of other benefits, including unlimited small group fitness instruction by a certified trainer. As a member appreciation gesture, Planet Fitness also provides free pizza on the first Monday of every month, and free bagels on the second Tuesday of every month while supplies last.
Planet Fitness also spotlights its members with “Planet of Triumphs,” an online community that celebrates all accomplishments and inspirational stories of Planet Fitness members. At Planet of Triumphs, members are able to share their personal stories big or small, and be publicly supported by other members for their accomplishments. Visitors to the site are greeted with a feed of triumphant tales from all across the Planet Fitness community.