World’s Best Players Descend On Minneapolis For The US Open Racquetball Championships October 5- 9



Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: LTM), official co-sponsor of the US Open Racquetball Championships, will host more than 800 of the world’s best professional and amateur racquetball players October 5 - 9. Racquetball’s most prestigious event will feature 1,400 matches at following Life Time locations: Target Center, St. Louis Park and the Minneapolis Life Time Athletic Club.




When:                     Wednesday, October 5      

1 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Media Day


10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Men’s & Women’s Pro Qualifying, Target Center


5 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Pro-Am Doubles for St. Jude, Target Center


4 p.m. – 11 p.m.


Men’s Round of 64, All locations

                      Thursday, October 6      

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Men’s Round of 32, All locations


1 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Women’s Round of 32, All locations


3 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Men’s Round of 16, All locations

                      Friday, October 7      

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Women’s Round of 16, All locations


1 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Men’s Quarters, All locations


5 p.m. – 8 p.m.


Women’s Quarters, All locations

                      Saturday, October 8      

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Men’s and Women’s Semifinals, All locations

                      Sunday, October 9    



9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Men’s and Women’s Finals, All locations



Where:                     Life Time Fitness Target Center      
                      600 1(st) Avenue North      
                      Minneapolis, MN 55403      
                      Life Time Fitness St. Louis Park      
                      5525 Cedar Lake Road      
                      St. Louis Park, MN 55416      
                      Minneapolis Life Time Athletic Club      
                      615 2(nd) Avenue South      
                      Minneapolis, MN 55403      

Additional details
and visual:


In addition to professional racquetball players and visiting dignitaries, national director of racquetball, Danielle Maur, will be available for interviews upon request.


Visual of tournament participants and US OPEN-related images.


Please contact Erica Dao at 952-229-7805 or to schedule an interview.


About Life Time Fitness, Inc.

As the Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE: LTM) delivers the certified professionals, comprehensive businesses and incredible destinations that help people positively change their lives every day. The Company’s healthy way of life approach enables its customers to achieve their health and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest – or discovering new passions – both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. As of October 5, 2011, the Company operated 92 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETICSM brands primarily in suburban locations in 21 states and 26 major markets. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at

For further information: Life Time Fitness, Inc. Erica Dao, 952-229-7805