The newly opened $3.3 million, 11,000-square-foot expansion at Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club, Greenwood Village, CO, has expanded the club’s mind/body and martial arts programming. The expansion, which opened last month after seven months of construction, includes new yoga, Pilates, Barre and martial arts studios. It increased the club to 101,000 square feet.
“We are excited to continue to improve the club year after year and keep members from wanting for more,” Paula Neubert, president and general manager of Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club, said in a release from the company.
The new wing on the north side of the club is home to a 2,000-square-foot, climate-controlled yoga studio with heated floors. The yoga studio allows Greenwood Athletic to offer 30 yoga classes per week with eight types of yoga. The addition of the classes in this new studio brings Greenwood Athletic’s total yoga class offering to more than 130 complimentary classes per week.
The new wing also features a dedicated Barre Studio, in which modern ballet is combined with rehabilitative exercises.
A 1,400-square-foot pilates studio features equipment classes, and a smaller studio is used for private training. Nonmembers now have an entrance directly to the Pilates studios, where they can participate in programs such as Pilates for Golfers, Pilates for Athletes and Beginner Pilates.
Also part of the addition is a 1,500-square-foot Combat Zone martial arts studio, featuring mixed martial arts training for adults and children by black belt instructors and professional fighters. The Combat Zone features 10 full-size kickboxing bags, a partial mixed martial arts cage and a fully matted floor.
“This is the perfect time for us to open, with mixed martial arts being the fastest growing sport in the world,” Vic Spatola, director of the Combat Zone, said in a release from the club. “Right now, more adults and kids are looking for ways and places to train. In fact, many of the top fighters in the sport come from Colorado.”
During the club’s open house week Oct. 3-8, Greenwood Athletic had 177 guests. During the first month open, the club welcomed 157 walk-ins and appointments, had 640 total guests and sold 86 memberships.
In 2005, Greenwood Athletic’s owners converted their equity into publicly held bonds, creating the Greenwood Athletic Club Metropolitan District. The club is managed and operated by JAG Management Group LLC, which is owned by the founder of Greenwood Athletic, J. Madden. Funding for the expansion also came from JAG.
Residents from the cities of Greenwood Village and Cherry Hills Village, CO, can receive recreational reimbursement from their cities for membership to Greenwood Athletic in addition to other facilities in town.
Greenwood Athletic ranked No. 62 on this year’s Top 100 Clubs list in which Club Industy ranks club companies based on their revenue from the previous year. Greenwood Athletic reported 2010 revenue of $11.5 million.