Planet Health in Lebanon is now open | Native Information


Planet Fitness opened in Lebanon Tuesday afternoon, after months of changes due to problems attaining supplies.

Alex Baker, one of the owners of the new Planet Fitness, along with his father and two other business partners, has been working on getting a location in Lebanon. Baker said Lebanon is a growing market and they wanted to get in early.

“We want to add value to this community and help out as much as we can,” Baker said.

Memberships at Planet Fitness come in two options. The classic membership is $10 per month with a $39 annual fee, which allows access to the gym and all of its equipment. A Black Card membership is $22.99 per month with the annual fee as well. The Black Card allows access to any Planet Fitness in the country, as well as extra perks. With the card, members can bring a guest any time, utilize the tanning beds, massage chairs, hydromassage beds, as well as discounts.

Baker said Planet Fitness caters to the first-time gym user and people who do not feel comfortable going to a gym.

“It’s about helping people,” he explained. “We cater to the people who just wouldn’t feel comfortable.”

One of the core values ​​of Planet fitness is no “gymtimidation.”

They have a “lunk alarm” which will go off if somebody drops weights on purpose, which can seem intimidating to some. They also only have free weights up to 75 pounds because they want their members to create a positive atmosphere.

The new location has been offering presale memberships and Baker said he’s been happy with the numbers so far.

“We’ve had a strong community response and it seems like there’s a buzz and people are excited for us to be here,” he said.

As the new location is still hiring employees, it won’t be open 24 hours but that is the plan for the future. Baker said they want to be consistent with their hours of operation.

The hours for the Lebanon location are 5 am – 10 pm Monday through Thursday, and 5 am to 9 pm Friday through Sunday.

Lebanon Planet Fitness is also currently hiring. Applications are being accepted online at

The fitness center is at 2425 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. For more information, call 765-484-5000 or visit the website.