After Pandemic Delay, Planet Fitness Opens At Moorestown Mall

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Planet Fitness is now open at the Moorestown Mall, mall officials announced. The gym, which was set to open at the mall in the spring, opened on Thursday, according to the mall.

The opening was delayed while the mall was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The mall closed in March to help stop the spread of the virus, and reopened in June. Read more here: Moorestown Mall To Reopen June 29

Planet Fitness’s 23,000 square foot facility joins Orangetheory Fitness among the health and wellness outlets offered at the mall. Planet Fitness offers a range of activities, including the use of free weights, cardio workouts personalized exercise programs and small group trainings.

“Gym-goers today are focused on the fitness journey — they’re not just going to the gym, but buying attire that suits their athletic style and seeking healthier eating alternatives,” PREIT CEO Joseph F. Coradino said previously. “We want to provide local consumers with more reasons to choose the mall as their go-to destination for activities that suit their lifestyle. With the addition of Planet Fitness, we’re continuing to add health and wellness tenants supporting the all-encompassing experience offered by our properties as consumer interests expand well beyond soft goods.”

Planet Fitness already has three Burlington County locations, in Cinnaminson, Delran and Mount Laurel, as well as one on Route 70 in Cherry Hill. Memberships start at $10 a month, with an annual fee of $39.

The announcement follows the re-opening of Maplewood Moorestown at the mall last week. The restaurant had been open for about a year before it was forced to close due to the pandemic. Read more here: Maplewood Moorestown Holds Grand Reopening Amid Pandemic

This article originally appeared on the Moorestown Patch

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