Retro Fitness to Open in West Orange in Late January

January 8, 2014 at 10:25 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Retro Fitness, a low-cost, high-value concept that gives members an unbelievable, high-energy workout experience, is opening its newest New Jersey location at 235 Prospect Ave. in West Orange.

Local community members are encouraged to drop by the new West Orange Retro Fitness gym to check out the Preview Center and sign up for a membership at a reduced rate, while the gym completes the construction of the full-service facility which is slated to open in late January. Prior to the gym’s official opening, the community can sign-up for the $19.99 monthly membership rate and receive a $0 enrollment fee. In addition, the next 200 members get a free t-shirt.

“We know there is a need for a low-cost, high-value fitness center in West Orange and Retro Fitness is the perfect fitness concept to fill the void,” said Eric Casaburi, founder and CEO of Retro Fitness, who also owns the new gym in West Orange. “Retro Fitness offers members the amenities people love at high-end gyms, minus the hefty price tag for membership.”

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Retro Fitness of West Orange will feature a nearly 15,000 square-foot facility that blends vibrant color schemes into a fun, energetic atmosphere where gym members can comfortably meet their fitness goals. The location will offer a full collection of the industry’s leading, top-of-the line strength equipment and cardio machines, complete with individual flat-screen television monitors.

Casaburi added, “Retro Fitness amplifies what everyone loves about working out and integrates it into a friendly, non-intimidating gym atmosphere with unparalleled customer service. Members can change their life for less than 75 cents a day—you can’t beat that price with our amenities.”

Adding to the excitement, the Retro Fitness of West Orange will offer a variety of live classes, including spin, Zumba, Les Mills group fitness classes and circuit training, among other options. Members can also work up a sweat in the popular cardio movie theatre that houses a variety of cardio equipment instead of seats and plays movies on a gigantic screen throughout the day. In addition, members can enjoy one-on-one personal training, virtual fitness classes, full-service locker rooms, a supervised children’s playroom, the latest in tanning technology, a full-service pro-shop and a Retro Blends smoothie bar, all within an exciting and energetic social atmosphere.

Retro Fitness West Orange will also offer members a free mobile app which gives them a multitude of digital health and fitness resources in one place. From tracking workouts and demonstrating proper fitness techniques to inspirational push notifications and fresh monthly educational content, the app is intended to be a true workout companion to help keep members motivated and on track with reaching their goals. The constantly evolving app even allows members to order a smoothie from the Retro Blends smoothie bar and schedule personal training appointments.

Area residents interested in joining Retro Fitness can stop by the gym’s Preview Center to get a sneak peek into the bells and whistles of this state of the art fitness facility and sign up for a membership at a reduced rate. Retro Fitness of West Orange preview center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Special registration discounts are available for a limited time at the gym’s Preview Center.

For more information please call Retro Fitness of West Orange at(973) 325-9200 or visit Find the gym on Facebook at and follow it on Twitter at

About Retro Fitness
Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Eric Casaburi, Retro Fitness has evolved from a regional Northeast gym concept into a national fitness system with more than 100 gyms open in 13 states. Under Casaburi’s leadership, Retro Fitness is expanding its footprint with more than 100 gyms in its development pipeline and plans to open 300 gyms in the next three years in new, major markets, such as Florida, Illinois, California, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. Each Retro Fitness location is equipped with a full-service fitness center, including 60-100 pieces of equipment supplied by leading manufacturers. The burgeoning franchise has placed in the top 300 ofEntrepreneur’s magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list for four consecutive years. For more information, please visit, and to learn more about franchise opportunities visit


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