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Health Club Industry Continues Impressive Growth

Total consumers top 63 million; more than 34,000 U.S. clubs generate $24.2 billion in revenue

BOSTON, MA - April 22, 2015 - More than 63 million Americans utilized a health club in 2014, up 2.3% from 2013 when 62.1 million consumers indicated using a health club. Total U.S. health club memberships exceeded 54 million.

“For the second consecutive year, total health club visits surpassed 5 billion, an impressive mark for the industry,” says Joe Moore, IHRSA’s president and CEO. “By another measure, members frequented their health clubs for an all-time high of 103 visits, on average, in 2014. These numbers demonstrate the important role health clubs play in helping more and more Americans improve their overall health and wellbeing.”

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