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Gyms to Expand in San Diego

24-Hour Fitness relocates and upgrades three facilities



    Gyms to Expand in San Diego

    Twenty-Four-Hour Fitness is bulking up.

    The popular gym -- which got its start in San Diego -- has announced plans to expand and relocate some of its San Diego locations.

    “We have such deep ties to the residents of San Diego, many of whom have been members for more than 20 years,” said Jim McPhail, chief development officer.

    The three locations that will change include Balboa, UTC and Carlsbad. All three will be upgrading their facilities from Sport or Active to Super-Sport – meaning if members have the cheapest membership currently, they’ll have to upgrade their memberships to work out at the new clubs.

    The upgraded membership costs $7 more per month.

    The Balboa location in Kearny Mesa will move to the Vista Balboa Center where the Albertson’s grocery store used to be. It should reopen in the summer of 2012 as a Super-Sport club.

    The UTC location will move from outside the mall to inside the mall, and will also turn into a Super-Sport club.

    The Carlsbad club will move across the 78 freeway into a space in the Westfield mall where the Robinson’s May department store used to occupy. It is scheduled to be complete by summer of 2013.

    For more details on the upgrade, visit the gym’s website.


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