College students live hectic lives – between classes, clubs, socializing, jobs, and sleep, it can be easy for them to put fitness on the back burner. Rather than let that happen, a recreational center at your university helps promote, inspire and instill the values of a healthy lifestyle.
Over the past few years, Precor and our distributors have installed fitness equipment in hundreds of universities worldwide, becoming a key player in the education market of the fitness industry. Throughout our experiences, we’ve gleaned four key features that college students and staff appreciate in a high-quality rec center. Keep these features in mind when planning your university’s recreational facility.
Opening your own gym is a big step, and to ensure its success, you need to hire a solid team of support staff. Attracting qualified candidates to build a stellar team starts with choosing the right roles for your gym and writing engaging job descriptions.
Your job descriptions need to be clear and concise, yet contain the pertinent information needed to fill the role with the best candidate. Here are a few components you need to include in order to attract qualified candidates to your positions.
Congratulations on taking the first steps toward becoming a gym operator! We’re here to help you along as you start down this thrilling career path.
First thing’s first – where will your gym be located? Take your time and plan strategically when researching a location; this is one major decision that can make or break the future of your gym. Read on for five factors to take into consideration when you’re starting to plan your fitness facility’s location.