Philadelphia, PA (April 29, 2019) – Philadelphia Lone Star FC is pleased to announce that Planet Fitness will be the Official Gym Partner of Philadelphia Lone Star FC Women for the 2019 WPSL season.
As part of the partnership, our WPSL players will have access to Planet Fitness' new location on S. Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia as well as access to other Planet Fitness locations outside of Philadelphia while the team is away for games.
The agreement will also see Planet Fitness branding at all our WPSL home games at the South Philadelphia Super Site via pitch-side banner and on all of the team’s official interview backdrops.
"I would like to thank Planet Fitness for supporting women's sports and equality," said Philadelphia Lone Star FC Women head coach Charlie Flowe.
"They have been very understanding about our needs as a team. It is key for our players to get personal work-outs and to maintain their fitness going into our season and throughout the regular season. We are looking forward to working with Planet Fitness in our inaugural season in the Women's Premier Soccer League."
Philadelphia Lone Star FC Women begin their preseason next week with their first preseason game at Hamilton Elite scheduled for Thursday, May 9th at 6:30 PM in Mays Landing, NJ.
About Planet Fitness
Planet Fitness is an American franchiser and operator of fitness centers based in Hampton, New Hampshire. The company is reported to have 1,742 clubs, making it one of the largest fitness club franchises by number of members and locations. There are locations across the United States as well as in other countries such as Canada, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, and Mexico. It markets itself as a "Judgement Free Zone" that caters to novice and casual gym users and is reported to be the nation’s fastest growing fitness center franchise. For more information, please visit https://www.planetfitness.com.
About Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club
Founded in 2001, Philadelphia Lone Star FC is Philadelphia’s only pro-development soccer club and is the parent organization of Philadelphia Lone Star FC (NPSL, Men’s Fourth Division), Philadelphia Lone Star II (UPSL, Men’s Fifth Division), Philadelphia Lone Star FC Women (WPSL, Women’s Second Division) and Philadelphia Lone Star FC-Liberia (Liberia FA Men’s Third Division). Additionally, the club has boys academy teams (U-19 and U-17) that compete in state leagues and tournaments and recently introduced a girls academy team at the U-15 level.
The organization is owned by Philadelphia Lone Star Football Club, Inc. and managed by its Board of Directors led by Executive Director Paul Konneh. For more information, please visit https://www.PhiladelphiaLoneStarFC.com.