PureFitness Press Release
For Immediate Release
PureFitness Sports Clubs
The Westgate Hotel
PureFitness to Open San Diego’s Newest Premier Sports Club and Spa Retreat at The Westgate Hotel
The iconic Downtown hotel will now offer an urban oasis with a state-of-the-art fitness center including a luxurious roof deck pool, lounge and spa
SAN DIEGO (September 12, 2011) – PureFitness Sports Clubs, San Diego County’s leading health and fitness institution, and The Westgate Hotel, an iconic fixture in the heart of Downtown San Diego, announced today that a 37,000 square foot super sports club and spa will soon occupy a majority of the hotel’s retail space between 2nd and 3rd Avenues on Broadway. Planned for fall 2012 opening, the unprecedented fitness center will offer hotel guests and club members the ultimate health and wellness experience.
This state-of-the-art facility, designed by Hollander Design Group, will include a cardio deck with more than 200 pieces of the latest cardio equipment, circuit training, and three separate group exercise rooms offering classes in spinning, yoga and boot camp. The 15,000 square foot roof deck will feature an Olympic-sized lap pool, a relaxing lounge area with a fire pit and jacuzzi, and outdoor fitness and training stations. Additional amenities include 5,000 square feet of spacious locker space, a steam room and sauna, and laundry and dry cleaning services.
“With the reputation of Downtown San Diego’s most luxurious hotel, The Westgate Hotel sought only the finest in health and fitness facilities when planning a state-of-the-art sports club and spa. PureFitness has been San Diego’s premier fitness club for nearly two decades, so it made sense that they are the perfect fitness provider to form this affiliation with,” says Richard Cox, general manager of The Westgate Hotel. “Luxury is the theme that will resonate throughout this cutting edge health and fitness facility, a theme the hotel has boasted for more than 40 years.”
Guests of The Westgate Hotel and PureFitness members will experience the exclusive amenities of a four star hotel with the ultimate of fitness and spa services dedicated to a Health, Mind and Body wellbeing. Current PureFitness members will be given an exclusive opportunity to sign up as members at the new location at their existing membership fees. Reserved parking will be available for all PureFitness members.
“This is the perfect collaboration for both PureFitness and The Westgate Hotel. Our new location will be the nicest health and wellness center San Diego has ever experienced, rivaling some of the nation’s top resorts and spas,” says Michael London, CEO and founder of PureFitness Sports Clubs. “We’re holding nothing back, offering our members and guests of the hotel only the highest level of service and accommodations. PureFitness has always set the bar high when it comes to member satisfaction, and our newest facility will without a doubt set that bar even higher.”
Financing for PureFitness was provided by California Bank & Trust and arranged by Brian Harvey, vice president of commercial banking; the general contractor for the project is Carl Haines, Managing Director of Construction at Johnson and Jennings; and the project was brokered by Chris Downs and Richard Lydon of Stone Miller.
About The Westgate Hotel
The Westgate Hotel is an iconic property in the heart of downtown San Diego that opened August 29, 1970, designed to rival the mythical palaces of Europe. From its 223 elegantly appointed guest rooms to the contemporary cuisine of the award-winning Westgate Room, guests truly experience a memorable difference while enjoying European Décor, attentive service, exquisite cuisine and artistic cocktails. The Westgate Hotel is part of the Grand America Hotels & Resorts collection owned by Earl Holding. In addition to the AAA Four Diamond rated Westgate Hotel, the collection features Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho (twice selected by readers of SKI magazine as the nation's top ski facility), Snowbasin Ski Resort, just outside Salt Lake City (site of the 2002 Olympic Downhill and Super G Races), The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City (a AAA Five Diamond rated hotel), and Little America Hotel properties in Arizona and Wyoming.
About PureFitness Sports Clubs
PureFitness is dedicated to providing its members with unique life affirming workout programs in a clean, quiet and comfortable environment for the ultimate fitness experience. Founded in 1992, by former San Diego Charger and prominent local attorney Michael London, PureFitness is at the forefront of the health and fitness industry in San Diego County. Since its founding, PureFitness has expanded to four additional facilities, Valley Athletic Club in El Cajon, Westside Athletic Club in Downtown San Diego, PureFitness Carlsbad in North San Diego County and PureFitness Pacific at 701 B Street in downtown San Diego’s Financial District.