ATLANTA & CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Officials from Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Companysm (NYSE:LTM) today announced the completion of a nearly nine-month renovation of Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners, featuring the Company’s largest indoor/outdoor tennis complex and first in the Atlanta market.
“We’re excited to offer a destination of this caliber to the community, highlighted by unmatched tennis courts, instruction and programming, along with the best in health, fitness and nutrition services and programs that cater to the health and fitness needs of the entire family.”
Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners, formerly Racquet Club of the South, is located at 6350 Courtside Drive in Norcross and represents the Company’s sixth location in Atlanta. A grand opening celebration is set for 6 p.m. on October 17. The celebration continues on October 19 and 20 with a workout weekend, allowing the community to explore the new facility and experience all that it has to offer.
The 20+ acre, 90,000-square-foot destination features 28 indoor and outdoor tennis courts, six quick start courts for kids, two paddle courts and a massive 2,600-seat tennis stadium. Led by tennis pro Grant Stafford, with a career-high ATP World Tour ranking of 53, and in partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA), Life Time will offer lessons and leagues for both adults and juniors, as well as a certified USTA Training Center for high-performance juniors, a tennis academy for college and professional players, home school support with on-site instructors, after school juniors program for kids aged four to 18 years, clinics, mixers, and tournaments.
“The anticipation for Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners has been building steadily,” said General Manager Layne McCleary. “We’re excited to offer a destination of this caliber to the community, highlighted by unmatched tennis courts, instruction and programming, along with the best in health, fitness and nutrition services and programs that cater to the health and fitness needs of the entire family.”
Additional facility highlights include:
- Dedicated group exercise, cycle, Pilates and LifePower Yoga studios
- Full assortment of best-in-class cardiovascular and resistance training equipment
- Indoor and outdoor functional training space
- Luxurious indoor and outdoor aquatics center featuring zero depth entries and outdoor water slides with dedicated lap and family swim areas
- On-site child center
- LifeCafe, serving healthy food and beverages free of trans fats, bleached flours, and artificial flavors, colors, preservatives and sweeteners
- Restaurant and full bar
- No membership contracts
- Complimentary lockers and towel service
- Luxurious locker rooms
As the largest operator of indoor tennis facilities in the United States, Life Time features indoor and outdoor courts at 18 of its 107 destinations. Life Time Tennis hosts two USTA Regional Training centers (Atlanta and Minneapolis) and a full-time Tennis Academy. More than 210 certified tennis instructors offer a range of tennis programs and services including USTA beginner programs, weekly mixers, clinics and drills, and competitive play as well as programming for kids such as the “Tour Play” Kids Tennis.
About Life Time Fitness, Inc.
As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of Oct. 17, 2013, the Company operated 107 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.