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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 | Mar 2017

Working out: As disposable incomes rise, more individuals will purchase gym memberships

IBISWorld’s Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$30bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.1%
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
735,498
Businesses
103,077
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Many health-conscious individuals have incorporated fitness into their daily regimen, which has helped drive demand
  • The emergence of the budget-conscious gym member has considerably changed the industry
  • Over the next five years, demographic changes will increasingly drive growth
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry has benefited from recent marketing campaigns aimed at fighting obesity, as well as consumer trends toward improved health. Further driving demand for industry services, many health-conscious individuals have incorporated fitness into their daily regimen. Additionally, the number of adults aged 20 to 64, the largest gym-going demographic, has grown, spurring demand for gym memberships over the period. As a result, in the five years to 2017, industry revenue is expected to grow. Over the five years to 2022, many baby boomers are expected to sign up for health club memberships, as they grow more health-conscious due to their age. Consequently, industry revenue is forecast to grow during the five-year period... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Gym, Health and Fitness Clubs industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four operators in the industry comprising 20.5% of total revenue in 2017. The industry's low level of market concentration can be attributed to high fragmentation, due to many industry operators having a market niche with local clientele.

The larger players in this industry have numerous locations throughout the United States, while small players are generally independently owned and operate in one or two states. However, over the past five years, the proportion of businesses that employs 20 people or more has increased, indicating that concentration is rising. The.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry

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

  • Easy access for clients
  • Effective product promotion
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Participation in sports and Time spent on leisure and sports in the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs industry impact industry performance... 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
    Membership feesPersonal training servicesGuest admissionMeals and beverages Merchandise salesSpa services
     
    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 gymsOperating recreational sports club facilities Operating ice or roller skating rinksOperating spas Operating squash, racquetball or tennis clubs Operating swimming pools


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Participation in sports
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Fitness trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • New demographics
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Personal training services
  • Other
  • Meals and beverages
  • Guest admission
  • Merchandise sales
  • Spa services
  • Chart: Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18 to 35
  • Consumers aged 35 to 50
  • Consumers aged 50 and older
  • Consumers aged 18 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fitness International LLC
  • Table: Fitness International LLC - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Gym, Health & Fitness Clubs Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (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
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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