EAU CLAIRE (WQOW) – An area gymnasium is altering its title, however plenty of providers will keep the identical.
What was previously generally known as Gold’s Gymnasium is formally Eau Claire Health as of Thursday. Proprietor Laurie Powers stated they did away with the Gold’s franchise as a result of their contract was ending, and so they wished to rebrand themselves as one thing very native.
One more reason was cash. Powers stated as a part of the franchise settlement, she needed to pay $3,500 a month to make use of Gold’s title, however she believes the cash might be higher spent on caring for members, instructors, and higher gear.
Though the title and paint job are new, Powers stated they may nonetheless provide the identical membership costs, courses, and facilities such because the pool and sauna.
“When this week arrived, and we knew this was the week, we stated, ‘we did it!’ we took an image of ourselves out in entrance of the signal, and there is simply one thing actually satisfying about looking again at this entire course of and saying, ‘with plenty of laborious work and plenty of effort, all of it got here collectively.’ We have now a improbable workers right here and members,” Powers stated.
One change they did make was eliminating their tanning beds and making room for a full-time, in-house chiropractor.
From October 18 to 24, Eau Claire Health is letting the general public in for a free, week-long trial.