24 Hour Fitness

24 Hour Fitness, located at 3633 Rosedale Highway in Bakersfield, has officially closed.

Both 24 Hour Fitness locations in Bakersfield have closed, according to the company's website.

The national gym chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to "the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic," according to a statement released on its website. More than 100 locations have closed nationwide, including Bakersfield's northwest and southwest locations. 

The majority of gyms affected by the closures are in California and Texas.

"If it were not for COVID-19 and its devastating effects, we would not be filing for Chapter 11," the company said.

The chain, however, isn't going out of business, and is preparing to reopen clubs in a phased approach.

The company's website didn't state how many employees were affected by the closures.

Other closed locations can be found at https://www.24hourfitness.com/health_clubs/club-closures/

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(5) comments

Masked 2020

I 'm sorry but were six months into the Great Pandemic of 2020 and the Trump Administration still has us debating on weather a mask should be worn.........he's ruining my retirement and Sleepy Joe as long as he has a pulse needs to be the next President....so unless you have had a frontal lobotomy and your light no longer can shine........Vote Blue in 2020........and down ballot....Enough is Enough

Independent Voter

Okay, Masked, please detail for me exactly how Trump is responsible for ruining your retirement. Did he order 24 Hour Fitness to shut down? Which economic sector did he order closed in response to the so-called pandemic? How has Trump affected orders issued in this or any state relating to COVID-19?


Trumps denial of the virus in February cost thousands of lives. His mismanagement and now AGAIN ignoring that there even is a virus proves ot.

Yep, you could say he closed the gym.

Yes, Biden is a shoe in.

Gene Pool Chlorinator

No, you can't Dweeb, but then again, anyone that is excited for a Biden presidency has to have their own intellect questioned.

Keep making things up- it will help you survive a Trump re-election. You can go back to living in your make believe world, with make believe facts...


Masked 2020

thank you Moardeeb for getting out the Crayola and drawing the I.V. a picture of the current state of affairs.......Don Broke it... he needs to own it....Donald's Happy talk started a chain of events that has gotten us to the point where pretty much the only one who looks capable of saving us from ourselves is Sleepy Joe.....cause the ones in power now have turned America into a land of toxic covid juice.....from coast to coast... and Don's only solution seems to be to encourage every Patriotic American to take the baby covids and give one to each of your neighbors

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