Planet Fitness To Require Face Coverings For Members

Las Vegas Has 14 Locations

Mitch Kelly
July 27, 2020 - 9:23 am
Exterior of a Planet Fitness location

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Planet Fitness, one of the largest operators of fitness centers in the country, announced Monday that members and guests will be required to wear a mask at all times while inside all open stores, beginning August 1. Currently, all Planet Fitness employees are required to wear masks.

To date, the Company has approximately 1,450 locations open across 46 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Australia. 14 of those locations are in the Las Vegas area.

“As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, amid an ongoing global health crisis, wellness has never been as essential to our collective community as it is today,” said Chris Rondeau, Chief Executive Officer at Planet Fitness. “Gyms are part of the solution and a key element of the healthcare delivery system, providing much needed access for people to exercise and stay healthy. Given our leadership position within the industry, we believe it’s our responsibility to further protect our members, employees, and communities so that we can all safely focus on our health, which is more important now than ever before.”

For more information about Planet Fitness’ response to COVID-19 and safety measures in stores, visit https://www.planetfitness.com/health.