Planet Fitness Offers High School Teens Free Workouts All Summer

HAMPTON, New Hampshire (WXIX) — Planet Fitness is offering free workouts this summer for high school students ages 14-19.

Offer valid at all 2,200 Planet Fitness locations from May 16 through August 31.

Need more motivation? All participants who register on or after May 16 are automatically entered into the Planet Fitness High School Summer Pass Sweepstakes.

Planet Fitness will award a $500 scholarship in each state (and the District of Columbia) and a large $5,000 scholarship at the end of the summer.

These scholarships can be used for academic or athletic activities or programs.

It’s part of the High School Summer Pass initiative, formerly the Teen Summer Challenge, which launched in 2019 and has seen over 900,000 teens sign up and complete over 5.5 million workouts over the course of the year. ‘summer.

Pre-register here.

Teens under 18 must register with a parent or guardian online or in the club.

A Planet Fitness spokesperson cites a study that indicates less than 15% of teens met the 60-minute daily physical activity recommendation during the pandemic.

A national study commissioned by Planet Fitness further revealed that 93% of American teens want to stay healthy and active but lack motivation or access.

The High School Summer Pass is envisioned as a solution when school sports programs, gym classes, and extracurricular activities come to an end.

“As a leader in fitness, we believe we have a responsibility to provide a welcoming, safe, and non-judgmental environment for high school students to enhance their physical and mental well-being, especially given the challenges they face. faced and continue to face in the aftermath of the pandemic,” said Chris Rondeau, CEO of Planet Fitness.

“Our study found that almost all high school students (92%) agreed that when they are regularly physically active, they feel much better mentally. Fitness is also about feeling good, and we hope the High School Summer Pass empowers teens to create lifelong workout habits to help them succeed in all aspects of their lives.

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