Genesis Health and Fitness continue network expansion – new Queensland club announced

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  Oct 14, 2019

With Belgravia Health and Fitness continually expanding its portfolio, they’re pleased to announce that Genesis Health and Fitness will today open its twelfth club in Queensland – with a new site in Gympie, 160km north of Brisbane.

Alongside the club opening, we welcome our latest franchisee Peter McLeay to the Genesis Health and Fitness family. Whilst Peter new to the fitness industry, he is no stranger to business! Starting off as a Logistics Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force, Peter now owns a chain of eight backpacker sites in Cairns and Sydney which he started himself. In addition, he’s part owner of a craft brewery in Cairns.

The club has undergone an initial internal facelift, freshening up the space, in line with Genesis Health and Fitness’ branding. In addition, equipment will be updated on an on-going basis. With Gympie being a regional town, the core focus is to build a friendly, community-based environment for members; aiming to make each visit an enjoyable experience.

Peter said, “In my own fitness journey, I find it easiest to get to the gym or sport if I’m doing it with a friend or going for the social environment. I’m looking forward to my staff being a friendly face and providing some social interaction with members rather than just being a 24/7 gym.”

In addition, he commented, “Genesis Health and Fitness provides strong support with an experienced staff structure. I like the franchise model where both franchisee and franchisor are rewarded. It encourages an ongoing relationship between parties.”

Belgravia Health and Fitness CEO Ian Jensen-Muir commented, “We constantly aim to deliver the best member experience at every interaction. We’re excited to have our new franchisee, Peter and his team, on board as they focus on helping to create an active, healthy community in Gympie.”

You can check out the clubs web page here.