Planet Fitness “Judgement Free” Gym at the Loop Now Open

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Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, today announced its new club in Methuen is now open. It’s located in The Loop shopping center at 90 Pleasant Valley Street, recently relocated from the 40 Jackson Street location.

Planet Fitness invites new members to sign up online at or in-club. The club is open and staffed seven days a week from 5 a.m.— 9:30 p.m. The new Planet Fitness in Methuen is approximately 20,356 sq. feet and offers the following features and amenities:

103 state of the art pieces of cardio equipment
Expansive strength and free weights equipment
Dedicated stretching and abs area
Training area equipped with PF SYNRGY 360 Functional Training System including TRX equipment, kettlebells and much more
Free WiFi
Upscale tile and granite locker rooms with private changing areas and day lockers
Private Black Card Spa for PF Black Card® members
Salon grade tanning booths and beds
HydroMassage loungers and massage chairs

In an effort to open the new club in a safe and responsible way, Planet Fitness will implement several enhanced cleanliness policies and procedures to protect the health and well-being of members, employees and the local community.

Some enhancements include daily temperature checks for employees, thorough cleanings will be conducted using disinfectant on the EPA list effective against COVID-19, increased sanitization stations available throughout the gym floor, touchless check-in via the free Planet Fitness app, and some pieces of cardio equipment temporarily marked out of use to enable Social Fitnessing™ and create additional distance between members.

Additionally, Planet Fitness launched a Crowd Meter feature on its mobile app to allow members to check club capacity before coming into the gym.
Planet Fitness prides itself on providing a high-quality experience at an exceptional value and being home of the Judgement Free Zone®, where members experience a hassle-free, non-intimidating environment. Each club also features the brand’s iconic “Lunk Alarm,” which is a purple and yellow siren on the wall used to gently remind people that grunting, dropping weights or judging others is not permitted.

“This new location for our Methuen club affords us even more space so that members can feel as comfortable as possible working out. Whether you’re new to a gym or you’re an existing gym member looking to try a new facility, we encourage you to come check out the Methuen club, meet our staff, and see what the Judgement Free Zone is all about,” said Planet Fitness franchisee Taylor Mandell.

“We aim to create a workout environment where everyone feels accepted and respected, as well as safe, so that they can continue to exercise during this time when both physical and mental fitness are more important than ever.”

The PF Black Card® membership ($22.99 a month) provides a vast array of additional benefits to members such as the ability to bring a guest every day to the club at no additional charge, access to all 2,000+ Planet Fitness locations, as well as access to the Black Card Spa™ which houses salon grade tanning booths, HydroMassage loungers and massage chairs. The Black Card Spa™ is a member favorite after a workout.

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