Anytime Fitness to Open Second Location in Fort Smith

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November 20, 2018



Anytime Fitness Announces Second Fort Smith Location
by Chaffee Crossing, Opening Summer 2019

Fort Smith, Ark., November 20, 2018-- Worldwide fitness and personal training leader Anytime Fitness announces plans to open a second location to serve residents in Chaffee Crossing and east Fort Smith.
Anytime Fitness, recognized as the #1 fitness trainer around the world for its state of the art fitness and personal training facilities, will open a second Fort Smith location at 6220 Massard Road, in a new shopping center to be developed by Fort Smith-based ERC Holdings. Currently, Anytime Fitness has a location on US 71 near Riley Farm. The site for the second location was selected because of explosive residential development in Chaffee Crossing and the need for around the clock fitness accessibility to all residents in the eastern portion of the city. ERC plans to begin construction in December and have the building ready to open in June 2019.
Anytime Fitness has 4,500 fitness centers worldwide known for machines that feature the latest technology and availability of knowledgeable staff that allows workouts in a personalized atmosphere. Members of all experience and abilities have 24/7 access to any club at any time.

The new 6,000 square foot Fort Smith facility will have the same look and feel as the current Fort Smith club with classrooms and separate dressing rooms, but will also include tanning beds and "jukebox" style music options to suit the tastes and paces of users. The touchscreen entertainment suites on the multipurpose machines include internet access, iHeart radio, and a smart hub for complete infotainment during workouts. 

Staff members will be available 9:00 am to 6:00 pm each day to provide personal assistance with elliptical machines, treadmills, power racks. and free weights that exceed the weights found in most fitness centers. Personal trainers will also be available to work out with members on their schedule for a separate fee. Pound, toning, body sculpture, and yoga classes are included with memberships.
“Attracting a company with such an outstanding international reputation to serve residents in the neighborhoods we are developing in Chaffee Crossing is part of our overall development plan. Anytime Fitness is known for personalized training in a clean, safe, welcoming setting that can be accessed any time of day. That is a perfect match for the active lifestyle of the discriminating home buyers ERC is working with as well as ArcBest employees, medical students and others living in this part of the city”, said Rod Coleman, Chairman of ERC Holdings.


For more information on Anytime Fitness, contact Trey Sandlin or Tye Richardson, or call the US 71 South club at 479.434 .6474.

For more information on ERC Holdings and the new shopping center, email Rod Coleman at or call 479.650 .4102.

Rod Coleman
(479) 478-5103