Relocated Planet Fitness in Rockville to Open in December; Will be Double in Size as Previous Location

by Patrick Herron

Planet Fitness has announced that its new location in the Montrose Shopping Center in Rockville is scheduled to open this December. The gym is moving from its 15,000 sq ft space at 1776 E Jefferson St to the 30,000 sq ft space at 5520 Randolph Rd, which was the previous site of Gold’s Gym. This will also be the first Planet Fitness location in Maryland to feature the new RelaxSpace Wellness Pod, where the gym’s Black Card members can “select between a variety of videos, scents and even temperatures while learning more about diet, nutrition, breathing and the benefits of exercise.” Additional details below per Planet Fitness:

TIMONIUM, Md. (Nov. 3, 2022) – Planet Fitness – one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand – announces plans to relocate and expand its Rockville, Md. club. In December, the Judgement Free fitness center will move from a 15,361-square-foot space at 1776 E Jefferson St., Rockville, MD 20852 to a 30,000-square-foot space in the Montrose Shopping Center at 5520 Randolph Rd., Rockville, MD 20852.

“We’re thrilled our Rockville club is moving to a new location that will double the size of the current location and include more fitness equipment, better parking and easy access to the Capital Beltway,” said C. Victor Brick, co-owner of PF Growth Partners (PFGP), a franchise division of Planet Fitness. “The new space will provide a bigger and better option for current members and the community of Rockville.”

Offering a hassle-free environment, the future Planet Fitness Rockville will feature new Matrix cardio machines, a new functional training area, new Matrix training cycles, and new rowers and Sci fit, as well as a 30-Minute Express Circuit, fully equipped locker rooms and numerous flat screen televisions.

An expanded PF Black Card® Spa Area will have a RelaxSpace Wellness Pod – Planet Fitness’ first in Maryland – where its Black Card® members can relax, reset and focus on their mental health for up to 15 minutes. Members can select between a variety of videos, scents and even temperatures while learning more about diet, nutrition, breathing and the benefits of exercise. Plus, the Wellness Pod will track heart rate and encourage members to use breathing and meditation exercises to reduce anxiety levels, disconnect and recharge with a unique, multi-sensory experience.

Additional PF Black Card® Spa Area amenities will include new tanning units including Hybrid Tanning (which is not offered in the current Rockville location), plus double the number of HydroMassage beds (four) and massage chairs (four Elite Massage Chairs instead of two basic chairs).

Registration will open online Nov. 16 at www.planetfitness.com/gyms/rockville-md and in-person at the current Rockville location. As an introductory special through Nov. 30, members can join with no commitment for $1 down, then $10/month with the Classic membership. Or, they can select the $24.99/month PF Black Card® membership –which includes the ability to bring a guest every day at no additional charge, access to all 2,300+ Planet Fitness locations in all 50 states, and access to the Black Card® Spa area among other benefits.

For more information about Planet Fitness Rockville, visit www.planetfitness.com/gyms/rockville-md, email rockville.md@planetfitness.com or call 240-292-0311. For more information about Planet Fitness overall, visit www.PlanetFitness.com or follow @PlanetFitness on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Planet Fitness Founded in 1992 in Dover, NH, Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States by number of members and locations. As of June 30, 2022, Planet Fitness had 16.5 million members and 2,324 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, Panama, Mexico and Australia. The Company’s mission is to enhance people’s lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment, which we call the Judgement Free Zone®. More than 90 percent of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent businessmen and women.

 

About PF Growth Partners, LLC PF Growth Partners, LLC owns and operates 73 Planet Fitness health clubs with more than 500,000 members in Maryland, District of Columbia, Tennessee, Florida, Washington State and California. It also is a joint venture partner with six clubs in Australia. In 2013, PFGP was named The Inaugural Franchise of the Year by Planet Fitness Corporate. In 2014, the group was named Planet Fitness Developer of the Year for opening 11 clubs in 12 months as well as receiving the award for Highest BER (Brand Excellence Review) awarded by Planet Fitness Corporate. In 2015, the group was again named Planet Fitness Developer of the Year awarded by Planet Fitness Corporate. The following year, the group was given the Judgement Free Generation award for their exceptional work with the local boys and girls clubs in Tennessee by P

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Mirko November 3, 2022 - 3:59 pm

$25 a month just to use the relaxing areas??? No thanks.

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