Fit and trim: Rising disposable income and new health initiatives have strengthened industry revenue

Home to six of the fittest cities in the country and a birthplace of some of the most popular fitness trends, California has experienced an influx of gyms and fitness centers emerging throughout the state over the five years to 2017. The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry has benefited from a wide diversity of fitness fanatics and outdoor enthusiasts in California, who have boosted foot traffic into industry establishments. The industry's landscape has also undergone transformation as industry players have been catering their services to a local market. A growing preference for easily accessible, smaller gyms with specific fitness programs, such as Pilates studios and boxing gyms, has spurred growth in boutique gyms...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.3%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
91,862
Businesses
11,868
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As industry demand surged, smaller operators entered to cater to a niche market
  • The industry has benefited from various public health initiatives focusing on the importance of exercise
  • Demographic changes will present new growth opportunities and revenue streams for the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry in California offers a wide array of services across a variety of facilities, including gyms, tennis centers, ice skating rinks and swimming pools. The industry is generally divided based on facility type, but can also be separated by function or payment. Industry operators generate income from membership dues, admissions, rentals, merchandise, food and beverage sales and other services. Health and fitness clubs typically derive a large portion of their revenue from membership fees, followed by admissions to additional facilities, such as pools, courts, rinks and fitness class studios. However, the breakdown will vary considerably between different types of industry establishments, depending on their operations and services offered...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry are

  • Easy access for clients
  • Effective product promotion
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income in California and Number of Adults Aged 20 to 64 in California in the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California 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
  • Membership fees
  • Guest admission sales
  • Athletic instruction (excluding personal training services)
  • Spa services
  • Personal training services
  • Merchandise sales
  • Meals and beverages
  • Industry Activities
  • Operating aerobic dance and exercise centers
  • Operating athletic club facilities for physical fitness
  • Operating bodybuilding studios for physical fitness
  • Operating fitness centers, health clubs and gyms
  • Operating recreational sports club facilities
  • Operating ice or roller skating rinks
  • Operating spas
  • Operating squash, racquetball or tennis clubs
  • Operating swimming pools
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  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in California
  • Number of Adults Aged 20 to 64 in California
  • Healthy eating index
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Number of Adults Aged 65 and Older in California

  • Current Performance
  • Getting in shape
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Catering to new demographics
  • Changing industry landscape
  • Table: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Gym & Exercise Equipment Manufacturing
  • Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors
  • Plumbers
  • Steam & Air-Conditioning Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Membership fees
  • Other
  • Personal training services
  • Guest admission sales
  • Athletic instruction (excluding personal training services)
  • Meals and beverages
  • Merchandise sales
  • Spa services
  • Chart: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 34 and younger
  • Consumers aged 35 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesDepreciation
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry

  • 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc.Fitness International LLCEquinox Holdings Inc.Gold’s Gym International Inc.Planet Fitness Inc.Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Table: 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Fitness International LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Equinox Holdings Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Gold’s Gym International Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Planet Fitness Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Ultimate Fighting Championship - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Healthy Eating Index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Baby Boomer
  • A person born between 1946 and 1964 accounting for a major proportion of the population.
  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Equipment used for aerobic exercise, meant to be used at light to medium intensity for a long period of time, e.g. treadmills, elliptical trainers and stationary bikes.
  • Pilates
  • A physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates with a focus on the strength and endurance of core muscle groups.
  • Retention Rate
  • A rate comparing the number of new gym memberships to canceled gym memberships.
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