Community Gym Coalition
If Congress and the administration want to build back better and invest in the health of all Americans, then support for fitness is crucial.
The bipartisan GYMS Act currently has 155 co-sponsors in the House and 16 co-sponsors in the Senate.
Industries that were battered by the pandemic but missed out on federal relief are now mounting a last-minute push for government funding as lawmakers prepare two massive spending packages.
It’s critical that Congress include the GYMS Act in the Democrats’ budget resolution.
The GYMS Act will help preserve America’s health and fitness infrastructure.
Currently, the GYMS Act has over 75 co-sponsors.
Watch the segment about the importance of gyms reopening, remaining open, and the critical need for specific, meaningful relief from Congress.
NBC News featured several CGC members while highlighting the struggles that gym owners are facing.
The GYMS Act is unlike existing relief programs.
“If Congress and the federal government act quickly in the days ahead, we can save thousands of our nation’s community gyms from collapsing."
Gym owner Travis Hanson calls on Congress to provide targeted relief to gyms.
Gyms and fitness centers are invaluable during times like these.
Local gyms need relief in order to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 40 percent of our nation’s gyms will not make it through 2021 without federal aid.
"To this day, many fitness facilities like mine are still struggling to stay afloat."
Let your member of Congress know that community gyms and fitness studios are essential and need relief now.