Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

Posted at 4:34 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 16:34:39-04

(WXYZ) — Life Time gym announced Monday that it's opening all seven Detroit-area locations on Friday, June 26. This comes amid an ongoing battle between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a federal lawsuit brought on by the League of Independent Fitness Facilities and Trainers.

Life Time says the reopening will come with enhanced health and safety protocols for members.

Some of those precautions include deep cleaning, self-cleaning stations, increased equipment spacing and more, which is all listed on the newly launched club safety page here.

“As a company founded on member point of view, we want our members to have confidence and peace of mind that Life Time is committed to creating an environment that helps reduce risks associated with COVID-19,” says Life Time Chief Operating Officer Jeff Zwiefel. “Reopening Life Time with enhanced health and safety protocols, we believe, is in the best interest of our members’ physical and mental health, and will empower them to take control of their health through exercise, proper nutrition and lifestyle changes to boost their immune systems.”

Gov. Whitmer has appealed the federal judge's ruling to allow indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen on Thursday.

The Life Time locations set to reopen Friday include:

Canton Township [] | 1700 N Haggerty Rd, Canton, MI 48187
Novi [] | 40000 High Pointe Blvd, Novi, MI 48375
Commerce Township [] | 2901 Commerce Crossing, Commerce Township, MI 48390
Bloomfield Township [] | 4106 Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Troy [] | 4700 Investment Dr, Troy, MI 48098
Shelby Township [] | 14843 Lakeside Blvd, Shelby Township, MI 48315
Rochester Hills [] | 200 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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