LIFE TIME ATHLETIC OPENS NATION’S PREMIER HEALTH, FITNESS AND SPA DESTINATION IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY
Life Time Chairman and CEO, Bahram Akradi, Leads “Ultimate Workout”
During Grand Opening Preview Celebration on Thursday, February 6
WHITE PLAINS, NY / CHANHASSEN, Minn. (February 7, 2014) – Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Companysm (NYSE:LTM) announced the opening of its first exquisite, comprehensive lifestyle, sports, professional fitness, family recreation, and spa resort in Westchester County. Located at One Westchester Park Drive in Harrison (formerly 1 Gannett Drive), Life Time Athletic Westchester represents the company’s second location in New York and 109th destination in the United States and Canada.
A grand opening preview celebration occurred at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony involving Westchester’s Deputy County Executive, Kevin J. Plunkett, Harrison Mayor, Ron Bellmont, and officials from the Town, County and New York State, along with Life Time executives. Life Time Athletic will officially open to all members on Saturday, February 8, at 4:00 AM.
“It is our distinct honor to become part of Westchester and we welcome the opportunity to serve the health, fitness, recreation and entertainment goals and objectives of the entire community,” said Jeff Zwiefel, Life Time executive vice president and chief operating officer. “On behalf of our entire Life Time Athletic team, we are thrilled to open the doors to this incredible new destination, which is highlighted by best-in-class certified health, fitness and nutrition professionals, services and programs that cater to the health and fitness needs of the entire family. Our broad array of boutique-style, interest-driven programs ensure that our customers are able to achieve success by participating in activities that align with their areas of passion.”
As part of the grand opening preview event festivities, Life Time Chairman and CEO, Bahram Akradi, lead his “Ultimate Workout” for members and guests while many observed in the club’s Advanced Training Area. Other highlights throughout the evening included:
- Kids activities and class demonstrations in the Kids Activity studio
- LifePower Yoga and Pilates demonstrations
- Group Fitness demonstrations featuring Edge Cycle spin class and Zumba
- Family and Master Swim demonstrations
- Metabolic Testing demonstrations
The impressive 206,000-square-foot Life Time Athletic destination features the best-in-class instructors and programs in beautifully appointed group fitness, cycle, Pilates and yoga studios, while also offering the finest, most up-to-date cardiovascular and resistance machines available anywhere. Certified personal trainers and nutrition coaches served members with personalized assessments, and fitness and nutrition programs designed to help them achieve and maintain healthy and active lifestyles. Life Time Athletic Westchester also features a tennis complex including 10 indoor climate-controlled tennis courts, executive tennis dressing rooms, a tennis pro shop, and a viewing lounge and bar. Furthermore, luxurious dressing rooms featuring an array of complimentary J.R. Watkins all-natural bath and body products provide the utmost in comfort and convenience.
Life Time Kids Academy, a new and unique membership program designed especially for kids from three months to 11 years, provides a full spectrum of enriching and engaging activities focused on Mind and Body, Arts and Culture, Fitness and Agility, and Life Skills.
Both Life Time Athletic Westchester members and non-members have access to LifeSpa; a full-service, lavish day spa offering the latest in massage and relaxation therapy, and a comprehensive range of body, hair, nail and skin care services and LifeCafe; an on-site, full-service, chef-driven cafe featuring a menu with an abundance of wholesome, organic ingredients free of artificial additives.
As a Diamond-level destination, members of Life Time Athletic Westchester have access to all Life Time Athletic and Life Time Fitness destinations across the country, along with exclusive social events, travel opportunities and more. Life Time Athletic Westchester will be open seven days a week from 4:00 AM to Midnight beginning February 8 with complimentary towel and locker service, an initial 14-day money-back guarantee and no contracts.
About Life Time Fitness, Inc.
As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables members to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of February 6, 2014, the Company will operate 109 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.