Anytime Fitness Flexes Development Plans for Maine

08:53 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | Businesswire

Fastest-Growing Global Gym Looks to Add Seven New Locations by 2018

Anytime Fitness, the fastest-growing co-ed gym in the world, recently announced plans to introduce seven locations in targeted areas throughout the state of Maine. The community-focused brand will ramp up growth through strategic franchise partnerships and aims to open the new locations by the end of this year.

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Currently, there are five thriving Anytime Fitness locations open throughout Portland, Augusta and Fairfield. With increasingly health-conscious communities and several open territories available for development, Maine is an obvious and attractive area for growth. Targeted markets throughout the state include Auburn, Cape Elizabeth, Caribou, Gardiner, Lewiston, Old Orchard Beach and Old Town/Milford.

Already finding success in the market is multi-unit franchisee Alex LaVallee, who owns nine locations throughout the Northeastern region of the United States. “The state of Maine is extremely hospitable – anywhere you go has that charming, small-town feel,” LaVallee said. “That’s a huge component to Anytime Fitness’ success thus far in the region; the culture and atmosphere at our gyms perfectly align with the community-based values of Maine.”

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Anytime Fitness offers convenient and affordable exercise with supportive coaching and community events. When members join one gym, they gain access to all of the 3,500+ Anytime Fitness gyms worldwide, at no extra cost. Gyms are equipped with state-of-the-art strength training and cardio equipment, offer personal training sessions and small group programs. Through support and guidance from trainers and staff and encouragement from a community of members, Anytime Fitness aims to motivate individuals on their journey to Get to a Healthier Place®, no matter where they live or what their physical fitness level is.

“We’re not looking to simply grow a franchise brand – we’re looking to grow and help individuals reach their specific goals and achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle,” said Chuck Runyon, co-founder and CEO of Anytime Fitness. “We’re searching for local entrepreneurs who share our passion for building relationships and helping others so that we can achieve that vision in communities across the state.”

For more information on the Anytime Fitness franchise opportunity, please visit or call 855-211-5839.

About Anytime Fitness

Ranked #1 on Entrepreneur’s prestigious Top Global Franchise list, Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing gym franchise in the world, with more than 3,500 gyms serving nearly 3,000,000 members on five continents. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing its members with convenient fitness options and friendly, personal service in well-maintained facilities which feature top-quality exercise equipment. Gyms are now open in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, The Republic of Ireland, Wales, Grand Cayman, Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Qatar, India, Chile, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Belgium, Italy, Sweden and the Philippines. All franchised gyms are individually owned and operated. Join one gym and use them all. For more information about Anytime Fitness and its franchise opportunities, please visit

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