Fitness Connection Opens 55,000 Sf Gym In Shops At Tech Ridge


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Grand opening special gives new members opportunity to join health club for $10  

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Dec. 12, 2017—Fitness Connection, a full-service, all-inclusive health club, is continuing to expand roots in Austin with the opening of its newest location in the Shops at Tech Ridge, a 504,153-square-foot shopping center owned by RD Management.  The new gym is located at 12901 N. Interstate 35.  It is the second club Fitness Connection has opened in Austin within a year, following the location near Lakeline Mall in Northwest Austin that opened in November 2016.

The 55,000-square-foot facility offers no long-term contracts and monthly dues starting as low as $10 for all-inclusive access to the gym’s amenities including:

  • Clean, brand-new workout space, locker rooms and equipment
  • Large strength-training area
  • Free kids’ club with movie theater
  • Women’s-only workout area
  • Wide variety of group fitness classes including Bodypump™, Zumba™, FC HIIT, kickboxing, and Yoga
  • Sauna
  • Basketball Courts
  • Personal training

Fitness Connection offers potential new members a free 5-day pass to encourage those searching for a gym to give the brand a try. 

“We offer the free trial because we’re confident Fitness Connection delivers an experience like no other gym,” Phil Howard, CEO of Fitness Connection, said. “Our impeccable facility offers something for everyone, and our dedicated staff is committed to helping our members take that first step to achieving their fitness goals.” 

“We signed a lease with Fitness Connection earlier this year, and along with the rest of the community, have been anxiously anticipating its grand opening at Shops at Tech Ridge,” said Richard Birdoff, principal and president of RD Management. “Fitness Connection is one of the newest and fastest growing health club chains in the U.S., and its top-notch fitness classes, personal training, and nutritional services will bring tremendous value to the center and Austin’s growing population.”

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Fitness Connection is a full-service, all-inclusive health club that is quickly expanding with more than 30 locations in North Carolina, Nevada and Texas. The health club focuses on connecting members to a healthy lifestyle by pairing all-inclusive amenities, supported by a dedicated staff, with low monthly dues of $10. Fitness Connection readily accommodates everyone regardless of where they are in their health and fitness journey. Learn more at  


Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest, privately held real-estate development and management organizations, RD Management owns and operates a portfolio of 150+ assets throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, with properties spanning the mixed-use, retail, office, residential, hospitality, self-storage, senior/student housing, industrial, and government sectors. RD Management specializes in development, redevelopment, and acquisitions in key markets and maintains in-house expertise in leasing, property management, construction, accounting and finance, legal, and information technology services. With more than 40 years of experience, RD Management has a proven track record of enhancing the value of its properties through hands-on management, renovation, and expansion. For more information visit


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