24 Hour Fitness files for bankruptcy; will close several Bay Area clubs

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – National gym chain 24 Hour Fitness announced Monday it has filed for bankruptcy and will close 100 gyms – including nearly a dozen in the Bay Area, CNN reports.

24 Hour Fitness said by filing for bankruptcy, it has secured $250 million in funding to reopen some of its gyms and expects to reopen most locations by the end of this month.

The chain will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic significantly smaller after it permanently shutters 100 gyms nationwide in 14 states. It will have about 300 clubs remaining.

Here is a list of the locations closing in the Bay Area, according to the club’s website:

  • Alamo Express at 140A Alamo Plaza in Alamo
  • Alemany Sport at 3951 Alemany Blvd. in San Francisco
  • Berkeley Solano Avenue FitLite at 1775 Solano Ave. in Berkeley
  • Capitol & McKee at 375A North Capitol Ave. in San Jose
  • Fremont Sport at 35630 Fremont Blvd. in Fremont
  • Market Street, 2145 Market St. in San Francisco
  • Milpitas Active at 301 Jacklin Road in Milpitas
  • Morgan Hill at 850 Tennant Station in Morgan Hill
  • Noe Valley FitLite, 3800 24th St. in San Francisco
  • North Point at 350 Bay St. in San Francisco
  • Solano Mall – Fairfield at 1519 Gateway Blvd. in Fairfield
  • Vallejo at 4300 Sonoma Blvd. in Vallejo
  • Walnut Creek Ygnacio Center at 2033 N. Main St. in Walnut Creek

Gold’s Gym also has struggled amid gym closures during the pandemic; it filed for bankruptcy in May.

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