AFC Fitness Opens in Radnor, PA
Independently Owned Philadelphia Fitness Entrepreneur Opens State of The Art Fitness Facility in Brandywine Realty Trust-Owned Radnor Financial Center
Radnor, Pennsylvania—Matt Littman, Owner of AFC Fitness, announces the opening of AFC Fitness Radnor, on August 1, 2022, in the Radnor Financial Center at 555 East Lancaster Avenue. The project is owned by Brandywine Realty Trust. Occupying two floors, the 42,000 square feet space formerly housed the now bankrupt Philadelphia Sports Club. The completely renovated gym includes multiple large workout areas, cardio theaters, two turf spaces, three expanded group exercise studio rooms, brand new locker rooms, and a four-lane indoor heated lap pool. AFC Fitness is a local, independent owner and operator of gyms with locations in Bala Cynwyd, Feasterville and Radnor, owned by Bryn Mawr resident Matt Littman.
“AFC Radnor is a health and wellness destination that is sophisticated, dynamic and totally user friendly,” said Matt Littman. “I went all in-for my members, for my neighbors and for my family, to develop what I believe is the best in class, locally-owned fitness facility.” AFC Fitness facilities are spacious, clean, and modern fitness and wellness facilities that allow for people to be healthy in a variety of ways. Since 1993 AFC Fitness has provided a full suite of options to help people maintain healthy lifestyles. Members can partake in aqua-fitness, cardio, cross training, barre, spinning, Pilates, racquetball, turf workouts, weight training, yoga and more, and can train in person, individually, supervised with a trainer, in small group training sessions or in classes. A variety of mind-body classes will help reinforce wellness.
“The bones of the space were incredible. I wanted to open the large perimeter windows to allow the sunlight in, and create a great energy,” said Littman. “I love the location, just off the Blue Route, and love that I can now serve members on two sides of the Main Line.”
Littman engaged Fabiano Designs, a renowned interior designer specializing in fitness centers, to reimagine the space and oversee a top to bottom complete renovation. AFC Radnor has a serene and modern aesthetic with space divisions based on wellness and fitness function.
The design is intuitive and created to appeal to all kinds of exercisers…those who prefer the interaction with other members will be satisfied just as well as those who wish to be less social and more private. The layout is thoughtfully created to allow trainers to float and supervise all members. Partnering physical therapists from Ivy Rehab, are adjacent to the gym floor, for quick check ups and supervised exercise plans.
There will be all new state of the art equipment for cardio, strength and circuit training, two turf spaces, a new spin studio, two group exercise studios for mind/body classes, a dedicated weight room, yoga, Pilates, cardio, a four-lane indoor heated lap pool, hyperbaric chamber and recovery center, luxury locker rooms and physical therapy. An all-day café will have a full menu of made to order food and beverage, located just inside the entrance, so non-members can utilize.
· Supervision by roving Certified Personal Trainers
· Two free personal training sessions
· Free luxury locker rooms with showers, hair dryers, changing rooms, new expanded saunas
· Use of the post workout recovery suite and Hydromassage chairs
· Group exercise classes including weight training, TRX, yoga, Pilates, HIIT, spin and more
· Complimentary towel service
· Lounge space for pre-post workout professional or creative computer work
· Free use of AFC Fitness at Bala Cynwyd
· Reduced rates for court rentals at The Sports Complex at AFC Bala
· Reduced rates for Padelphia at AFC Bala
On Site Amenities include:
· AFC Café: featuring made to order smoothies, La Colombe coffee, and healthy refreshments made to order like acai bowls, yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit salad, mini omelet bites, wraps and avocado toast. The Café is open to the public and will be a welcomed amenity for Radnor Financial Center’s office tenants
· B1st Swim Team offers swim lessons and teams for children
· Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy on site services
· Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
· Planning for events like birthdays, team building and wedding related celebrations, with building neighbor Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
· Pop Up Boutique from Rebel with exercise essentials
· Monthly charity program allowing members to give back through peer-to-peer fundraising opportunities with local organizations like Live Like Blaine, Helpusadopt.org, CHOP and more.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer this sophisticated and comprehensive new fitness facility as an amenity to our tenants,” said Jennifer Unterberger, Vice President of Leasing for Brandywine Realty Trust. “It is important to us to work with a local entrepreneur who sees the incredible value in adding health and wellness solutions to the workplace experience.
Steven H. Gartner, Executive Vice President of CBRE, Inc., represented AFC Fitness in its negotiations with Brandywine. “As a long-time patron of AFC Fitness, I knew first-hand that they will find immense success with a second location in the mid-Main Line area. AFC has the unique ability to cater to diverse patrons, whether they be office workers, families, and even the significant nearby college population. Matt and his team have the vision and insight to provide fitness offerings in an elegant and purposeful way that nobody else does. Finally, as CBRE is a major occupant in the building, we all can’t wait for the opening this summer.”
AFC Radnor is located at 555 East Lancaster Avenue, Radnor. For more information, please visit afcfitness.com or call 484.840.4500. Hours are Monday -Thursday, 5:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., Friday 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Memberships are $99/month. Radnor Financial Center tenants can join for a discounted $85/month membership rate. Guest passes, for office and hotel visitors are available for $30/day.
AFC Fitness operates full-service fitness facilities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The company is owned and run by Matt Littman, and has locations in Bala Cynwyd, Radnor and Feasterville, Pennsylvania. AFC Fitness offers a complete wellness destination with facilities, equipment, expert personal trainers, and high-energy fitness classes to support all fitness goals. The company has responded to the pandemic with best practices of safety, cleanliness, air filtration and space layout. AFC Fitness offers independent and supervised fitness opportunities in person and online and offers a variety of sports training programs for adults and children.
ABOUT BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States with a core focus in the Philadelphia, Austin and Washington, D.C. markets. Organized as a real estate investment trust (REIT), we own, develop, lease and manage an urban, town center and transit-oriented portfolio comprising 165 properties and 23.0 million square feet as of June 30, 2022 which excludes assets held for sale. Our purpose is to shape, connect and inspire the world around us through our expertise, the relationships we foster, the communities in which we live and work, and the history we build together. For more information, please visit www.brandywinerealty.com.
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