Archive: Fitness Facility Laws

Dec 30 2019
Author Marcie

What Licenses and Permits Are Needed to Open a Gym?

Maybe you’re opening a gym because you’re passionate about fitness and helping people achieve a healthy lifestyle through exercise. Maybe you’re opening a gym because you’ve done the research and identified a great opportunity in this growing industry. Or, maybe owning your own gym has always been a dream. However...


Dec 13 2019
Author Marcie

What You Need to Know About the Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017

Fitness facilities are all wondering: What is the Safe Sport Act, but more importantly, how does it apply to my gym? In 2017 the Safe Sport Act was created in large part as a response to the abuse and molestation of youth in USA Gymnastics. It intends to develop regulations...


Dec 10 2019
Author Marcie

HQ Not Covered by Additional Insured Status in Two Cases

Gyms are unique and not one is the same. But, almost every gym has at least one contract that is integral to the business. In some cases, it’s a lease agreement for the rented property, but in others, it is a license agreement to use the brand of another entity....