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The Planet Fitness Evolution

Outline of New Hampshire marking Dover


The first Planet Fitness opens in Dover, New Hampshire


UNH student Chris Rondeau (now CEO)takes front-desk job at Dover gym

Chris Rondeau
Judgement Free Zone


Planet Fitness unveils the Judgement Free Zone® philosophy as a way to make first-time gym users feel comfortable joining and starting their fitness journey


In Concord, NH, after a daylong shortage of hot water, members were thanked for their patience with free pizza. The popularity of the giveaway led to once-a-month pizza night in all locations

Stylized pizza
Outline of Florida marking Altamonte Springs


The first Planet Fitness franchise opens in Altamonte Springs, FL


The PF Black Card® was introduced at $19.99 a month. PF Black Card® members can workout at any Planet Fitness in the system, bring a guest at no additional charge, and have access to amenities including HydroMassage, massage chairs, tanning, and more

PF Black Card
Outline of Utah marking Logan


100th club opens in Logan, UT


Planet Fitness opens its first location outside the continental United States in Carolina, Puerto Rico

Outline of Puerto Rico marking Carolina
Outline of Illinois marking Morton Grove


500th club opens in Morton Grove, IL


Chris Rondeau is named Chief Executive Officer

Chris Rondeau
Outline of Ontario Canada marking Toronto


1st international location opens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada


1,000th club opens in Washington, D.C.
Planet Fitness becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PLNT
1st club opens in Dominican Republic

Outline of Washington DC, outline of Dominican Republic and ticker symbol PLNT
The Judgement Free Generation


The Judgement Free Generation™ is launched, Planet Fitness’ national philanthropic initiative designed to combat the judgement and bullying faced by today’s teens by creating a culture of kindness and encouragement


Planet Fitness reaches 10 million member mark

1st club opens in Panama

10 million members
10 million members


1st club opens in Mexico


With the support of franchisees, team members, members and vendors, Planet Fitness reaches milestone of $5 million donated to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America

2,000th club opens in Colorado Springs, CO

10 million members