GymMaster Blog for the ‘Health Club Software’ Category

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 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 …

Fitness Club Newsletters – Best Practices to Get The Most out of your Email Newsletters

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Keeping regular contact with your members is key to maintaining club engagement, especially for your less active members. A fantastic way for keeping clients up to date with happenings around your club through use of monthly fitness club newsletters.

Newsletters have been a common practice communication tool within the fitness industry for years. They can be used to inform members on club changes and upcoming events for the month. Examples of these include new staff joining the team, club competitions or things they need to be aware of in the future such as facility rennovations which might disrupt their schedule.…

6 Reasons your Fitness Club’s Website Needs a Members Portal

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Efficiency and convenience is key to the success of a business in this digital age. Today, having information at our fingertips is an expectation rather than a bonus.

The member portal is a powerful tool adding functionality to your fitness club’s website. These functionalities allow members to interact with your club online. And, they also make you and your member’s lives easier, by linking seamlessly with GymMaster. The member portal is a snippet of code which can be embeded into your existing website in minutes. This code creates the portal on a page within your site, providing your clients a …