Rudy Fabiano, design principal and founder at Fabiano Designs, contributed to this article.
The design of your health club or fitness facility is the first thing a consumer will notice when visiting your location. Making your facility a comfortable place and a motivating environment for consumers and your members can help build brand equity and retention.
Structural integrity and aesthetic ambiance can work together to create a fantastic fitness facility. Balance practical concerns and design concepts to create a harmonious function and feel.
Whether you are building a new fitness facility or looking to spruce up an existing health club or studio, these best practices will help enhance the look and function of your business.
This article is one in a series of 28 Best Practice Guidelines for Operating a Fitness Facility.
Best Practices for Fitness Facility Layout & Design
We’ve divided these guidelines into five categories to help you plan your facility:
Create a Design to Support Your Business Model
Plan the Facility
Focus on Safety
Design With the Consumer Experience in Mind
Target Key Areas