WICHITA – Genesis Health Clubs is adding two new sites in two cities to its chain of facilities throughout Kansas.
Lawrence and Leavenworth locations make the ninth and 10th Genesis sites in the chain.
The health clubs will be in former Maximus Fitness locations in each city. Genesis owner Rodney Steven II closed on the deals Monday.
Steven plans facelifts at each facility, including locker room upgrades, new cardio and weight machines, expanded staff hours, free towel service and increased personal training and group training options. He plans to hire all Maximus employees who want to remain.
Genesis, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, has facilities in Wichita, Hutchinson, Salina and Emporia. Steven also operates the Wichita Ice Center and hopes to add a fitness center there.
Look for a full interview with Steven later today about his plans for his new acquisitions.