About Life Time

Life Time® is a privately held, comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment lifestyle company that offers a personalized and scientific approach to long-term health and wellness. Through its portfolio of distinctive resort-like destinations, athletic events and corporate health services, the Healthy Way of Life Company helps members achieve their goals everyday with the support of a team of dedicated professionals and an array of proprietary health assessments. As of June 8, 2017 the company operates 127 centers in 27 states and 35 major markets under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada.

Most Life Time centers include an expansive selection of premium amenities and services in a resort-like setting. Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, basketball and racquet courts, personal training and group fitness programming, child centers, cafes and spas.

Key Statistics
  • 127
  • 11,900,000+
    square feet
  • 27
  • 35
    major markets
  • 30,000+
    team members
  • 1,800,000+
  • 10,500+
    fitness professionals
  • 325+
    nutrition coaches
  • 190+
  • 107+
  • 5,400+
    kids care professionals
  • 200+
  • 550+
    group fitness studios
  • 201+
    basketball courts
  • 79+
    rock climbing walls
  • 502+
    racquetball courts

Company Timeline
  • 1992
    Life Time Fitness founded by Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and President Bahram Akradi.
    First 27,000-square-foot club opened in Brooklyn Park, Minn.
  • 1994
    First 65,000-square-foot club built and opened in Eagan, Minn.
  • 2000
    Life Time expands its offerings to include proprietary line of nutritional products and supplements.
    Experience Life magazine debuts to engage members with content to inspire healthy living.
  • 2001
    Life Time Athletic Events is created as a division of Life Time Fitness, Inc.
  • 2003
    Life Time launches a portfolio of health seminars, assessments and innovative partnerships with health insurance companies to build the Healthy Way of Life mission to corporate America.
  • 2004
    Life Time completes initial public offering with the New York Stock Exchange.
  • 2011
    Life Time exceeds $1 billion in revenue.
  • 2012
    Life Time opens its first international club in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
    Life Time celebrates its 100th grand opening with Life Time Athletic Atlanta in Sandy Springs, Ga.
    Life Time’s LifeCafe introduces “If it’s Here It’s Healthy” menu featuring all-natural foods and products free of trans fats, bleached flours, artificial flavors, colors, preservatives and sweeteners.
  • 2013
    Life Time launches first-ever January 1 Commitment Day, a simultaneous nationwide 5K to encourage Americans to commit to a healthy way of life 365 days a year.
  • 2015
    Life Time announces completion of its acquisition