CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > Community > Running a CrossFit Facility
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Running a CrossFit Facility Tips and guidance on how to open and operate a CrossFit gym.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-05-2015, 08:10 AM   #1
Scott DeLange
Member Scott DeLange is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Levittown  PA
Posts: 24
24 access

So i wanted to throw this out there to all the gym owners on here. Does anyone currently have or looking into having 24 hour access for gym members when classes are not going on. I would love to pick your brains about this idea.

I know there are probably a lot of concerns with this but if done right i think it would be a good way for a gym to stick out in the market.

Here is what i was thinking along the lines of memberships
- 3 classes a week membership price
- unlimited classes per week membership price
- 24 hour access membership price
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2015, 10:29 AM   #2
Mauricio Leal
Affiliate Mauricio Leal is offline
 
Mauricio Leal's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Oakland  CA
Posts: 839
Re: 24 access

One of the rules in the affiliate agreement is a certified CF trainer must be present at all times on the floor (that people are working out at least, presumably). So, even if we can get past the big safety and QC issues with this, someone has to get paid to be there 24/7. Maybe if you have a bunch of unpaid soldier interns or students with odd hours bartering a membership doing it for free you could assign it to them, but I doubt that would last. I could see gyms having lots of open gym hours where resources and staff are plentiful, but like 5am-10pm is about all that I can imagine being reasonably worth it IMHO. The CF gym model will never be able to effectively emulate the features of scale in 24 hour fitness model, nor is this desirable (having highly dispersed attendance and people doing whatever they want kills the community aspect, one of our strongest if not the defining quality).
__________________
CrossFit Cypher
www.crossfitcypher.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2015, 03:20 PM   #3
Brendan McNamar
Affiliate Brendan McNamar is offline
 
Brendan McNamar's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Glendale  AZ
Posts: 2,216
Re: 24 access

Crossfit Grandview has 24/7 according to Facebook ad.
__________________
Nomadic CrossFit Coach
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Access to weights Dave Nevinski Starting 5 04-22-2009 12:37 AM
Logo access Stephen Baker Technical Support 3 06-01-2008 10:29 AM
All Access - Liddell Joshua Murphy CrossPit 20 01-03-2007 03:47 AM
ACCESS GRANTED Aushion Chatman Community 3 04-30-2006 10:28 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.