North Carolina-based O2 Fitness Clubs to Open at Friendly Center


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GREENSBORO, N.C. (November 17, 2017) – Management at Friendly Center today announced that North-Carolina-based O2 Fitness Clubs will open its first Greensboro area location at Friendly Center. The 27,000-square-foot club is set to open in fall 2018 and will be a stand-alone location at the intersection of Northline Avenue and Pembroke Road, across from Whole Foods.  

“O2 Fitness further demonstrates our commitment to offer the Greensboro community a unique collection of local and regional brands as well as nationally known favorites,” said Brad Rogers, General Manager. “This is the first and only fitness center at Friendly Center and we’re excited to celebrate its opening later next year.”

O2 Fitness started in 2002 in Raleigh and has since grown to 29 locations throughout North and South Carolina. This Greensboro location will feature luxurious locker rooms, multiple group exercise studios including separate cycling and yoga studios, a large functional training turf area for customized workouts and industry leading cardio and strength exercise equipment.  

“We are thrilled to enter the Triad with a flagship-level club in one of the best shopping centers in the Carolinas. This beautiful new O2 Fitness Club will provide the first-class level of services that our members have come to expect from O2 Fitness. We are proud to be a company founded in the Carolinas and honored to serve Triad residents on their fitness journey. We look forward to continued growth in the area in the near future,” said Michael D. Olander Jr, O2 Fitness Owner and CEO.

About O2 Fitness
O2 Fitness Clubs offer the best in fitness equipment, personal training and group exercise classes throughout the Carolinas. They promise to provide a welcoming, motivating and clean environment with professional and caring staff to help members achieve real results. O2 Fitness Clubs are committed to helping members create a whole-body approach to wellness by offering an all-inclusive health and fitness experience. O2 Fitness recognizes that each member’s fitness journey is different, thus, they offer a wide variety of group classes, small group activities and personal training. In addition, each member receives two free personal training sessions as well as complimentary monthly consultations with their Personal Training staff. O2 Fitness is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and recently eliminated annual contracts, allowing members more flexibility with solely month-to-month memberships. For more information, please visit or check out O2 Fitness on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at @O2FitnessClubs.

About Friendly Center
The Friendly Center retail complex is a complete lifestyle shopping, dining and entertainment experience featuring Anthropologie, Apple, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, , J.Crew, lululemon, Sephora, Sur la Table, Ulta, White House|Black Market, Williams-Sonoma, West Elm and restaurants including The Cheesecake Factory,  BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The complex, which boasts over 1.3 million square feet, is anchored by Belk, Macy’s, Sears, The Grande Cinema, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Old Navy, Harris Teeter, Whole Foods and REI. Friendly Center is located in Greensboro, the heart of North Carolina which is enjoying a rise in upscale downtown living. The area also benefits from seven local colleges and universities with more than 55,000 college students. For more information, please visit

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