24/7 Clubs’ Story
Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs’ Story
Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs began as a fitness center that emphasizes personal attention and customized workout plans. Through the years, it developed into a health club option that provides clients with the systems, programs and support they need to reach their goals. In 2016, the concept began franchising. This fitness concept has an affordable business model, high-profit margins and a robust suite of support, making it one of the fitness industry’s most exciting new opportunities.
5 reasons to buy
Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs Franchise
Full-Service Back-End Support
“We help with all financial aspects of the business, running club support, overcoming member issues — anything you can think of, we do for the franchisee,” said Kathy Mecklenburg, director of operations and HR for Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs and multi-unit owner herself. “We take the headache off of the franchisees so they can focus on building the club, working with clients and enjoying their careers.”
Prioprietary Sales System Software
Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs stands out in the industry by granting all franchisees access to a proprietary sales system software. The streamlined system is available for franchisees 24/7 and ensures all the financial information for each club is automatically input correctly. The corporate team is also able to leverage the system to run reports and analyze the data to keep each gym running smoothly and set on the right path for the future.
Multiple Revenue Streams with High Profit Margins
The corporate team’s in-depth franchising experience not only results in better support, but also a stronger business model. Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs boasts a proven, hybrid model that drives both membership and service revenue, positioning owners for lucrative returns in the $4.2 trillion dollar global wellness industry. By offering a wide array of services — including personal training, team training, nutrition and recovery programs — Fitness Premier franchisees have the ability to tap into multiple revenue streams and faster ROI.
Cost Effective to Open
Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs’ startup costs are significantly lower than those of its competitors. The initial investment of only $49,500 comes with a start-up guide, initial training, marketing assistance, a proven system, equipment package, site selection and build out assistance, distinctive image and interior design, operations manual and employee hiring/management quality controls.
A Strategic Market Selection Process
Fit for You Franchising is highly selective on both where their brands grow and who is allowed into the system. In order to make sure every franchisee is the ideal fit, the team collaborates individually with each prospect to help them understand how they can reach their specific career goals and evaluate where they should open.
Meet Jillyan Morris
Franchisee Success Manager
Jillyan Morris has been actively working in franchises for 13 years. She joined the Fitness Premier team in June of 2023 bringing invaluable knowledge of the best way to work as a liaison between the franchise and franchisees to make sure everyone is set up for success. Jillyan has been refining the standard operating procedures behind the scenes while actively looking for ways to champion the franchise locations successes and celebrating their wins. Jillyan is constantly in communication with the franchisees and has a monthly cadence to meet with the on site club managers.
Meet Rick King
Chief Operating Officer
Rick King is the Vice President and Co-Owner of Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs. In the last 15 years Rick has created and developed all areas of this business to bring it to where it is today. He currently handles the bulk of our Franchisee support. When he isn't working with the clubs, he prospects locations for conversion to Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs and works on getting potential franchisees through the process.
Meet Michael Orwig
Growth and Development
Michael Orwig joined Fitness Premier 24/7 Club Bourbonnais as a personal trainer. He was an educator and principal and enjoyed training as a part time gig. Over time, Mike realized his true passion laid in the fitness industry and he became the manager for the Manteno location. Mike is now a multi unit franchisee and is the regional manager for all locations. He travels weekly between the clubs to offer assistance and runs training programs for new employees and continuing education.
Meet Kathy Mecklenburg
Operations and Accounting
Kathy Mecklenburg started as the Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs Kid's Club attendant at the Bourbonnais location in 2005. She worked her way up to managing that club and eventually into the corporate office. Kathy is now an invaluable part of the franchise as the operations manager and bookkeeper for Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs. She is also a multi unit franchisee of the Mahomet and Champaign locations.
Meet Emily Janssen
Director of Growth and Development
Emily Janssen started with Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs in 2016 as the marketing director. She quickly went all in with the organization and became a multi-unit franchisee opening the Champaign and Mahomet locations. Emily handles the day-to-day marketing for the clubs and serves as the liaison for the outside marketing company that FP retains. She also works to promote company growth by marketing the franchise itself. Emily now heads the growth and development department. She actively looks to move into new markets that are a good fit with the Fitness Premier model while keeping an eye out for local gyms that may want to convert into a franchise location.
Meet Kristina Scardine
Club Support Director
Kristina Scardine has been with Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs since 2013. She began working in the Corporate Office in Member Billing and has since evolved into Franchise Support. Her main focus is helping the clubs and franchisees operate smoothly. Her favorite part of the job is helping new franchisees open and evolve their locations!
|Estimated Total Investment:||$295,000- $500,000|
|Minimum net worth requirements:||$300,000|
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