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Membership costs are based on the number of clubs you operate.

Valuable Industry Research

The most successful health clubs in the world have one thing in common: they meticulously track performance metrics and compare them with those of their peers. IHRSA's research publications are the most authoritative reports on health club performance indicators, including revenue, retention, and member demographics. Members receive deep discounts on these essential resources.

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Expert Educational Events

Our education offerings are designed to fit many learning styles and levels of professional development, perfect for club operators and their staff. You can learn in person by attending event sessions and hands-on workshops at one of our many conferences.

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Actionable Webinars

Whether you want to hone your fitness business knowledge or educate staff, IHRSA webinars are for you. Our monthly webinars (discounted for members!) are taught by industry experts and cover a range of topics, from personal training to member retention. Attendees will leave with actionable take-aways that can be implemented immediately.

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Industry-leading Advocacy

IHRSA’s advocacy efforts protect clubs from harmful legislation, promote policies that foster industry growth, and position clubs as a solution to the obesity epidemic. Our advocacy team has a near flawless record of defeating harmful legislation and short-sighted tax proposals. We work with federal and state lobbyists to protect membership contracts, preserve personal trainer certification requirements, ensure reasonable AED mandates, and stand up for other key issues so that health club businesses can thrive.

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Impactful Networking

Health club operators understand the importance of building a community in their clubs, and IHRSA members recognize the benefits of a building similar community among industry leaders. Lifelong relationships are born through IHRSA referrals and events when members connect with their peers in an environment that encourages education through communication.

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Tailor-made Publications

As a busy club operator, it can be difficult to stay on top of trends and best practices. That’s where we come in. IHRSA’s library of e-books, toolkits, and online articles serve as the one-stop source for industry news and insights. Covering everything from member retention to wellness programming, these resources are tailor-made for the club operator on the go.

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I attended my first IHRSA Convention in 1983 and it changed my life. What I learned at that convention and every year I have been back has been really the impetus for my club to be one of the largest single clubs in the United States and I attribute that all to IHRSA.

Jim Worthington

Owner Newtown Athletic Club