Planet Fitness is to open its first Panama location in Santa Maria. The fitness chain, which was founded in 1992, has over 10 million members and more than 1,300 locations system-wide in 48 U.S.states, and has already expanded into Puerto Rico, Canada and the Dominican Republic.
Chris Rondeau, chief executive officer of Planet Fitness said, “As we continue to expand our brand internationally, we are excited to enter Panama and bring Planet Fitness’ non-intimidating, high-quality, and affordable fitness experience to the Costa del Este community.”
A 30-year fitness industry veteran and Planet Fitness franchisee for 13 years, Dave Leon is the owner and operator of the Santa Maria and Centennial locations. “I could not be more excited to open Panama’s first Planet Fitness location in Santa Maria,” he said. “I am confident that people will love everything we have to offer, and we look forward to being a part of the local community.”
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