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Women's Workout Spots Close Down [Empty in Miller Place-Rocky Point]

Two women's workout spots in Miller Place closed in 2011.

At the start of 2011, both Curves and Ladies Workout Express were open for business.

Early in the year, the closed down and became the latest casualty of nation-wide closings from Curves International.

Over the summer, , located in the Stop & Shop Center, quickly shut its doors. A sign on the door reads "this club is closed" and includes contact numbers. 

With both women's workout spots closing, it begs the question, were there too many workout options in the area? With , the booming Zumba craze that is now offered at almost all fitness clubs in the area, plus , the interest just may not be great enough for another gym specifically designed for women.

Do you think another fitness club could thrive in either of these locations? If you were a member at either of these locations, where do you go now? What else could Miller Place use in these spots along 25A?

Ariana Pesce November 15, 2011 at 09:03 PM
I think the openeing of great places like Powerhouse Fitness center caused the decrease in members at these places.
Fit Dude November 15, 2011 at 09:08 PM
Both of these women's clubs were franchises, which is probably why they both closed. Thousands of former Curves for Women owners blame the corporate office for high franchise fees, over-saturation of territories, lack of support and inferior, non-adjustable equipment (see http://www.unhappyfranchisee.com/curves-robert-lays-story/). Anyone interested in opening an independent women's club in place of these closed franchises should read http://www.unhappyfranchisee.com/curves-can-indie-clubs-thrive-where-curves-failed/
Rich Arleo (Editor) November 15, 2011 at 09:21 PM
On Facebook, Helen Partlow said "we are missing a really good deli.... or a new five guys or tasty crepes." Also, Holly Browne Kelly said, "Anything but another bank!"
Roni Rosenblatt November 15, 2011 at 11:48 PM
and no more pizza places. something new please.
pd money November 16, 2011 at 01:13 PM
Five Guys? Have you tried that crap? I did last week. Not impressed at all. It was glorified carnival burgers. Greasy, crushed bun wrapped in aluminum foil with fries dumped on top of it in a paper bag with a coke and it was $12.50?? WTF?? Wont be going back there for sure.
Mark Wilson November 16, 2011 at 07:31 PM
It's the Free Market Economy, Baby. ANYONE who opens a personal service business should do their "homework", especially in this volatile economy. These companies would be very happy to take your money...it's up to you to use Good Sense !

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