About Life Time

Life Time champions a healthy and happy life for its members across 138 destinations in 38 major markets in the U.S. and Canada. As the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, Life Time delivers an unmatched athletic resort experience and provides a comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment experience that goes well beyond fitness to encompass the entire spectrum of daily life for individuals, couples and families of all ages.

Life Time destinations across the U.S. and Canada offer distinctive, branded programs and services including: personal and TEAM small group training, weight loss programming, Pilates, studio, cycle and yoga classes, tennis, racquetball and squash, swim programming and Ultimate Hoops basketball. Full-service LifeSpas, LifeCafe and LifeClinic Chiropractic offices are also located within Life Time.

Latest News
Nov 8, 2018

It was 1988 when Life Time Founder Bahram Akradi sketched the design for what would become the first Life Time ever built. Six years later, that vision turned into a reality with the opening of...

Oct 11, 2018

When Life Time Athletic Oklahoma City opens its doors at Quail Springs Mall for workouts on Monday, October 15, the former Macy's site will become the first of many Life Time athletic lifestyle...

Sep 19, 2018

With an eye toward redefining the shared workspace industry, Life Time announced plans to open its first Life Time Work destination in the Twin Cities. To be located conveniently adjacent to Life...

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Company Timeline
  • 1992
    Life Time Fitness founded by Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and President Bahram Akradi.
    First 27,000-square-foot club opened in Brooklyn Park, Minn.
  • 1994
    First 65,000-square-foot club built and opened in Eagan, Minn.
  • 2000
    Life Time expands its offerings to include proprietary line of nutritional products and supplements.
    Experience Life magazine debuts to engage members with content to inspire healthy living.
  • 2001
    Life Time Athletic Events is created as a division of Life Time Fitness, Inc.
  • 2003
    Life Time launches a portfolio of health seminars, assessments and innovative partnerships with health insurance companies to build the Healthy Way of Life mission to corporate America.
  • 2004
    Life Time completes initial public offering with the New York Stock Exchange.
  • 2011
    Life Time exceeds $1 billion in revenue.
  • 2012
    Life Time opens its first international club in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
    Life Time celebrates its 100th grand opening with Life Time Athletic Atlanta in Sandy Springs, Ga.
    Life Time’s LifeCafe introduces “If it’s Here It’s Healthy” menu featuring all-natural foods and products free of trans fats, bleached flours, artificial flavors, colors, preservatives and sweeteners.
  • 2013
    Life Time launches first-ever January 1 Commitment Day, a simultaneous nationwide 5K to encourage Americans to commit to a healthy way of life 365 days a year.
  • 2015
    Life Time announces completion of its acquisition by majority owners TPG and Leonard Green; returns to operation as a private company.