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Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in the US: Market Research Report

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Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Market Research Report | NAICS 71394 | Sep 2014

Hit the gym: The industry will remain resilient as demand from health-conscious consumers grows

The Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$27bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
583,075
Businesses
29,894
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As per capita disposable income declined during the five-year period, consumers became more budget conscious, which stimulated demand for low-cost gym memberships with few amenities. Moreover, because of rising competition from industry players that cater to a market niche of local consumers, operators lowered pricing and offered membership on a monthly basis, contracting revenue. However, in the five years to 2019, the industry will benefit from an increase in per capita disposable income and government initiatives to fight obesity and improve health... purchase to read more

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Overall, barriers to entry are relatively low for the Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry. Prior to the recession, operators successfully obtained financing from a range of sources, including financial institutions, landlords, equipment manufacturers, private equity sources and the public capital markets. However, in 2009, the credit markets tightened, which has limited further expansion for many gym, health and fitness clubs in 2009 and 2010.

Leasing, rather than owning, industry facilities provides a low-cost option for potential industry entrants. Additionally, average wages in the industry tend to be low, as staff are typically unskilled and provide training services on a part-time basis. Equipment costs are relatively low as well, and have long life spans... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry?

This industry operates fitness and recreational sports facilities that feature exercise and other active physical fitness conditioning or recreational sports activities, such as swimming, skating or racquet sports. Operators are also involved in facilities management and fitness instruction.

Industry Products
Tennis centersGyms and fitness centersIce and roller rinksDance centersSwimming pools
 
Industry Activities
Operating aerobic dance and exercise centers Operating athletic club facilities for physical fitness Operating body building studios for physical fitness Operating fitness centers, health clubs and gymsOperating recreational sports club facilities Operating ice or roller skating rinksOperating spas Operating squash, racquetball or tennis clubs Operating swimming pools


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