Community Gym Coalition
"We call on Congress to include dedicated support for small gyms, fitness facilities and studios in the final legislation."
New members show public pressure is building for Congress to provide needed federal relief for the fitness industry.
“Thousands of community gyms and the tens of thousands of jobs they support will not survive the winter without meaningful federal assistance.”
Gyms and Fitness Facilities Are Among the Hardest-Hit Small Businesses by Shutdowns
Local shutdown mandates have hit the fitness industry harder than almost any other sector, putting thousands of local gyms at imminent risk of bankruptcy
Program to Recoup 2019 Losses Would Increase Survival Rate to 88 Percent, Saving 10,000 Local Fitness Facilities
“Closing gyms will hurt public health and exacerbate other growing public health challenges like obesity, diabetes, depression, and other chronic illness.”
“Many local gyms have been teetering on the brink of failure, and this new round of shutdowns may be the push that sends them over the edge, unless Congress acts quickly”
Gyms Face 5x Higher Closure Rates Than Restaurants, Putting Americans’ Health at Risk; Fitness Leaders Rallying Behind Effort Include CrossFit, Mindbody, Orangetheory Fitness, SE Brands, Xponential Fitness, Zumba Fitness
Let your member of Congress know that community gyms and fitness studios are essential and need relief now.