GymMaster Blog for the ‘Gym Software’ Category

Choosing a gym membership management system

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Signing up for a gym membership often requires a large amount of information from a new member, from personal details and emergency contact information and everything in between. A good gym membership management system not only securely stores this information so that it’s readily available whenever the club may need it, but it also provides the business with helpful insights, reports, automation, and member retention tools as well.

Here’s the checklist of six must-have membership management features your business should be using to evaluate club management software options.

Billing Automation

When it comes to getting paid on time, it benefits …

How to Choose the Right Club Management Software for Your Company

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Several club types have risen and gained popularity over the years. Whether leisure-based or health-inspired these clubs allow people to find a community of like-minded individuals. In particular, the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released a report that 1 in 5 Americans belong to a health club. This statistic means that there are millions of customers that walk into only 40,000 gyms and health clubs. As a business owner of a gym, this statistic could either alarm or excite you – depending on how organized your business is. 

No matter how excellent you operate your business and no

Automated Billing Frequencies

Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Choosing the right billing frequency for your members made easy! As a membership management platform, GymMaster offers clubs a reliable and easy-to-use automated billing feature. This means that clubs can automatically send paperless billing charges to members for their club subscription without any administrative intervention necessary.

However, not everyone gets paid Monthly, nor wishes to pay Monthly. GymMaster allows you to give your future members multiple billing options, whether it be Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, One-off payments and more. With numerous different options available, every member’s needs are met.

You set the billing/payment frequency when you create the membership itself. You …

Using the member app as a fitness class check in app instead of your regular gym check in system

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Whether your gym charges members to attend it’s fitness classes, your classes have a limited number of seats that requires your members to book in advance or you might just like to keep track of class attendance to see which are most popular. Getting members to check-in can be a pain for your members which detracts from their experience with your club.

Using a gym check-in system typically requires hardware such as unique cards or access control key tags for members as well as barcode scanners or gym RFID readers. If your club doesn’t have a fixed facility, it only …

Using GymMaster with Silver Sneakers

Monday, July 1st, 2019

The Silver Sneakers program is an initiative encouraging physical activity from older adults to better maintain their health – it is an American program, however there may be other similar initiatives in other countries if you live outside of the US. Silver sneakers sponsors a host of social and physical activities – including fitness classes and gym memberships.

There are a number of benefits for offering or accommodating the Silver Sneakers program within your gym. From increasing club usage during off peak hours (many elderly people work out during the day time), improving the suitability of your club to a …

Using GymMaster to Manage your Gym’s Billing More Effectively

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

As your club grows, keeping on top of billing can become a tedious and time consuming task for you and your gym’s staff if you don’t have efficient systems in place. However, this is a highly important area of business for gym owners to focus upon. For all GymMaster clients we offer a host of reporting and tools simplifying this process and allowing you to run your club more efficiently. We have covered some of our favorites below.

The Debtors Report

At the minimum, GymMaster recommends that all clients run the Debtors report. This provides a list of all members …