Fitness-conscious travellers who frequent Toronto are going to love this: Canada’s largest gym chain is setting up shop at Canada’s largest airport!
Here’s the press release:
GoodLife Fitness Lands at Toronto Pearson International Airport in September 2013
Toronto, ON: Frequent flyers and occasional travellers alike will be able to take advantage of the custom-designed GoodLife Fitness Club arriving in Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson International Airport this September, the first ever in-airport location for GoodLife.
Toronto Pearson is Canada’s leading airport with many passengers who desire an exceptional travel experience. This innovative partnership between Canada’s largest fitness company and Canada’s largest airport demonstrates an incredible investment in the health and well-being of individuals travelling in and out of Toronto.
“I travel back and forth across the country on almost a weekly basis, visiting our over 300 Clubs from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia,” said David “Patch” Patchell-Evans, GoodLife Founder & CEO. “Since we have over 80 Clubs in the Greater Toronto Area, I land at Toronto Pearson most of the time and I kept thinking that it would be amazing to have one of our clubs in the Terminal so that I could workout while I was waiting for my flight. I knew that this would be great for other travellers and our Members too. Luckily, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Team agreed!”
“This new facility will offer an enhanced travel experience for passengers,” said Howard Eng, President and CEO for the GTAA. “We’re also pleased to be able to provide airport employees access to the facility and support a healthy living lifestyle. We could not think of a better way to provide a healthy and positive environment at Toronto Pearson than through the partnership with GoodLife Fitness.”
Many travellers reflect that they want to be productive while they are travelling and continue to lead active lives. Working out while travelling has many incredible benefits such as, reducing stress; improving the flight experience by ensuring that your muscles are relaxed and energized; and combating fatigue and jet lag.
“Working out before or after your flight can have a tremendous impact on how you feel both physically and mentally when you reach your final destination,” said Patch. “Our vision is to give every Canadian the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. Providing a club at Toronto Pearson is another great way that we can work toward this vision.”
GoodLife Fitness Toronto Pearson Club
Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals level.
The Club is located in front of an expansive bank of windows so that passengers and community members can complete their workouts in a refreshing and uplifting environment.
Forget Anything? Workout apparel will be available for sale at the Club.
Luggage Storage is available at the Club for free.
Amenities: Cardiovascular Equipment with Personal Viewing Screens; Strength Training Equipment and Free Weights; Luggage Storage; Lounge Area with Massage Chairs; Modern Change Rooms with Private Showers and Lockers; and Towel Service.