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A Place for Everyone

A Place for Everyone

Our commitment to inclusion, equity and diversity across our communities

Life Time members and team members are from many diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. We embrace our commitment to recognize, elevate and empower women and the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities to ensure all are equally heard, accepted, respected, supported and valued to fully participate.


The Life Time Inclusion Council

A Place for Everyone

Inclusion Council Leadership

Inclusion Council Leadership

David Pettrone Swalve
Senior Vice President, Workforce Inclusion & Learning Development

Hear from the chair of the Inclusion Council as he discusses the Council’s guiding principles. You’ll also learn how it operates through support, feedback and accountability while helping to continually renew the Life Time community.

David PS from Life Time Careers on Vimeo.

The Council's Guiding Principles

The Council's Guiding Principles

Our four guiding principles are supported and driven by 12 subcommittees focused on a range of topics, including learning and development, community relations, member engagement and more.

  • Support a Culture of Inclusion

    Creating safe and respectful spaces so everyone is encouraged to participate.
  • Mentor and Coach

    Providing company-wide education, learning and development opportunities.
  • Expand the Life Time Community

    Building strategic relationships that create impact across social and economic barriers.
  • Close the Gap

    Assessing and revising our recruiting and casting practices.

Inclusion in Action

Inclusion in Action

The Inclusion Council is working from the ground up within Life Time to build pace and prove transparency along the way. Expect continual updates on inclusion at Life Time, as we remain accountable to our members and team members for these efforts.



National Hispanic Heritage Month Is Sept. 15–Oct. 15

Join us as we welcome, listen and amplify the diverse voices, stories, recipes, music, histories — and even family traditions — being shared by our extraordinary community of Hispanic and Latino members and team members.

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Cultural Events & Celebrations

Cultural Events & Celebrations

Our company calendar provides an opportunity to understand more about our diverse community of members and team members and create more meaningful connections among all of us. It also highlights our Life Time priorities in movement, nutrition, mindset and community.

  • September 6

    Rosh Hashana

    (September 6–8) The Jewish New Year is celebrated from sundown to sundown, marking the creation of the new world.

    Labor Day

    U.S. and Canadian holiday honoring the social and economic achievements of American and Canadian workers.

  • September 12

    Grandparents’ Day

    Holiday celebrated in various countries to honor the bond between grandparents and grandchildren.

  • September 15

    Yom Kippur

    Jewish holiday of atonement honored by fasting and ceremonial repentance from sundown to sundown.

  • September 19

    Terry Fox Run

    This annual event maintains the vision and principles of Terry Fox while raising money for cancer research.

  • September 22

    Fall Equinox

    Celebrating the first day of fall and honoring the Pagan and Wiccan holiday of the vernal equinox.

  • September 26

    Native American Day

    Observed in California on the fourth Friday of September to honor the cultural contributions of Native American communities.

  • Entire Month of September

    National Yoga Month

    Designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Wellness to celebrate the practice of yoga, promote its health benefits and inspire a healthy lifestyle.

    National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    Dedicated month to raise awareness, reach out to those affected by suicide and provide connections to treatment services. September 10 is National Suicide Awareness Day.


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Additional Inclusion Resources

Additional Inclusion Resources

Enjoy our collection of articles, interviews, podcasts, and more resources on topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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For more information about diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at Life Time or to submit a related question or idea, please contact the Inclusion Council below.

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