So I guess the rumors are true. After Fitness First in Wynsum Plaza Ortigas closed down in 2012, this year, another branch is also ceasing operations – Fitness First ABS-CBN.
This was confirmed when I saw one PGG reader and friend of mine post this photo on Facebook:
Though I haven’t tried visiting that branch, the news really caught me by surprise. It is kind of sad to see two of their health clubs closing in the last six months. I do not know why they decided to shut them down. Maybe there aren’t enough gym goers in the area.
However, I still see a bright future for Fitness First being one of the top gyms in the country. Lately, I have seen a lot of their branches undergo a major overhaul. There are renovations and repainting everywhere and I see a lot of fitness equipment and TV sets being upgraded.
And they are nowhere close to stopping because I also learned from one of the Fitness First managers that they are building a new Platinum branch at The Fort. This will be located in SM Aura Premier, the upscale shopping mall that is being constructed at Bonifacio Global City.
I just wonder if this new Platinum branch would be equipped with a swimming pool like the one they have at their branch in RCBC Plaza. We’ll find that out soon.