16 January 2012

Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness has a membership of 160 000. They simply aim at providing an environment in which fitness and health become a lifestyle.


Planet Fitness has a membership of 180 000 people. There aim is to provide an environment in which fitness and health become a lifestyle. It was launched in October 1995 with the uncompromising vision of becoming the preferred health club group in South Africa. Since then, they have enjoyed a sustained period of vibrant growth.

They currently have 22 health clubs located in the Western Cape and Gauteng with plans in place to roll out to Kwa-Zulu Natal. Planet Fitness is currently in the process of a national rollout, which will eventually culminate in 40 world-class fitness centres – to be established in all major growth areas of South Africa.

Planet Fitness also feature an advanced weights section, free weights and a complete cardio section with computerised running, cycling, step and rowing machines. Indoor heated swimming pools and squash courts are also features. Lifestyle Sections encompass group training (aerobic and fitness) classes, beginner’s classes and programmes, virtual reality indoor cycling, aqua aerobics and all the latest trends in Group Training.

Fitness programmes

Some of the classes featured at Planet Fitness include Powerbox (with punching bags), Aqua-Tai-Chi, Fitball, Pilates and the latest in Group Training, Bosu. Change rooms boast locker room attendants, steam rooms, saunas and immaculate showers (facilities may vary from Club to Club). In addition to all the health and wellness offerings, parents can train in peace, knowing that their children are well catered for in Planet Play, our supervised childcare facilities.

Planet Fitness’ mission is to provide a unique fun-filled fitness experience that will inspire people to master their Universe. Notwithstanding the rapid growth of our group to date, our Directors fully appreciate that expansion has to be controlled – and that this factor will be crucial to the future success of their business. Ultimately, it is a question of building solid foundations and making sure that market demands are met with only the best facilities and service professionalism. It is indeed an exciting time for Planet Fitness as we move into a new phase of development and eagerly look forward to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.


A Planet Fitness membership does not have a set amount, it varies from club to club. A tailor-made contract is made after a general fitness check-up and an assessment of fitness goals is made.

A standard contract could roughly cost between R199 and R395. There are special student and pensioner offers.

Planet Fitness is a Discovery Vitality, Momentum Multiply, Sanlam Reality and Liberty BurnjOules partner.

Operating times
All clubs (except those listed below): Monday-Thursday: 05h00-22h00, Friday: 05h00-21h00, Weekends: 06h00-19h00
Wonderers: Monday-Thursday: 04h30-22h00, Friday: 04h30 - 21h30, Weekends: 06h00-20h00
Witbank and Fourways: Monday - Thursday: 04h00 - 22h30, Friday: 04h00 - 21h00, Saturday: 06h00 - 19h00, Sunday: 07h00 - 18h00

Gym locations


Club Address Contact number
Bedfordview MegaClub Bedford Square Shopping centre,
Corner of Smith and Van der Linde Street
011-615 9100
Centurion Gate MegaClub The Gate Shopping centre
Corner Akkerboom and John Voster road
012 663 1898

Craighall Park 396 Jan Smuts Avenue
Craighall Park
011 501 3180
Fairmount Fairmount Shopping Centre
C/o George ave and Bradfield drive
011 647 0400
Fourways MegaClub The Buzz Shopping Centre
Corner Witkoppen Rd & Nerine Drive
011 875 6300
Hennopsview Hennopsview Shopping Centre
Blackwood Road
012 654 0330

Corner of Main Road and Windermere Drive

011 918 7424
Lynnwood Lynnwood Bridge
Cnr Lynnwood & Daventry Road
012 941 1000
Montana Montana Valley Shopping Centre
Zambesi drive and Calliandra str
012 548 0878
Moreleta Park The Village Shopping Centre
Wekker St
Moreleta Park
012 997 0804
Rivonia MegaClub Rivonia Boulevard
Corner Rivonia and 9th Avenue
011 803 7944
Roodepoort Cnr Doreen & Hendrik Potgieter Street
011 958 0929
Rosebank The Mall Rosebank
Cnr Bath & Baker street
011 243 2700
Wanderers MegaClub 21 North Road
011 327 0606
Witbank River Cresent Shopping Centre
Cnr Mandela & Bethal street
013 653 9500

Western Cape

Club Address Contact number
Claremont The Atrium Shopping Centre
Shop G15-16
Main Road
021 683 3121
Durbanville Aurora Aurora Shopping Centre
Shop no 9
021 975 5280
Durbanville Sonstraal Sonstraal Heights
Shop 69
Cnr De Villiers & Verdie Boulevard
Sonstraal Heights
021 975 1001
FitSmart Soneike IPIC Shopping centre
Shop 106
Block B
Cnr Amandle & Bottelary str.
Kuils River
Cape Town
021 900 7400
Parklands Lifestyle Centre
Corner of Links and Parklands Main Road
Cape Town
021 556 5595

Plattekloof Park
Metropolitan Park
Bloulelie Street

021 930 4800

Explore Planet Fitness here

Call us 0860 GYM4ME (496 463)


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