Some gyms are open on Thanksgiving, which this year falls on November 26. Here we look at the hours of operation at some major gyms across the country, including Crunch Fitness, Gold’s Gym and more.
Most Planet Fitness gyms are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact your local venue to confirm before visiting.
The fitness chain has implemented several safety measures amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, including “requiring all members to wear masks while in-club so you can gym safely and confidently.
“Keep a safe distance by putting an imaginary treadmill, or two, between you and others,” the company noted.
Guests can also see how many people are at their local branch before visiting through the Planet Fitness mobile app. “Just open up the app and tap Crowd Meter to view how many members are there,” the company advises.
Some LA Fitness locations have yet to resume operations amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, while several have reopened. Some LA Fitness gyms have been on a reduced schedule on Thanksgiving in previous years, while some facilities have been closed. Contact your nearest venue to confirm Thanksgiving opening hours before visiting.
The hours of operation at Equinox over holidays, such as Thanksgiving, vary by location. Check your local branch to confirm opening and closing times before visiting.
Equinox gyms have also issued new safety guidelines amid the ongoing pandemic.
“Physical distancing of at least 6-to-10 feet, depending on local guidelines, between members and employees is required at all times. Please respect floor markings and any other visual cues that facilitate distancing at the front desk, in our locker rooms, studios, and other club areas.
“Mask requirements vary by local government mandates,” and guests are advised to check their local branch for details before visiting.
Guests are required to make a booking for their gym session before their visit using the Equinox mobile app, while some branches may require a temperature check.
See the Equinox website for more information.
Some branches of Crunch Fitness are operating on reduced hours on Thanksgiving.
Crunch Fitness gyms have introduced several safety measures, including mask requirements for staff “alongside other PPE [personal protective equipment] if required by public health officials.
“We recommend members wear masks within the gym (unless mask wearing is required at all times by public health officials),” the company said.
Social distancing guidelines and enhanced disinfecting equipment have also been implemented, including the “airPHX clean air systems” which “uses atmospheric cold plasma to change a small percentage of the oxygen molecules in the air into a unique spectrum of oxidizing molecules that kill bacteria, viruses, and mold,” the company noted.
See the Crunch Fitness website to see the hours of operation and the specific safety guidelines issued at your nearest branch.
Anytime Fitness gyms are usually open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including on holidays such as Thanksgiving. Contact your local branch to confirm before visiting.