Welcome to Fitness Industry Council of Canada

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) represents the voice of fitness facility operators across Canada. Representing over 5,000 facilities with over 4 million members nationwide, FIC pursues a legislative agenda in the hope of bettering the fitness industry for both consumers and operators.

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  • Help FIC Lobby the Government for Rent Relief

    The global pandemic has hit the fitness industry hard. With fitness facilities closing across Canada, the potential for massive closures and bankruptcies has become a huge issue. With limited to no income coming into facilities, the fitness industry needs urgent government assistance in order to survive.

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  • Potential for Massive Closures & Bankruptcies to Fitness Industry Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    + Dealing with Government-Sanctioned Closures and no Cash Flow, 
    FIC Members Seek Temporary Rent Relief

    Edmonton – (March 30, 2020) Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC), the trade association representing over 5,000 fitness businesses who serve over 4 million members nationwide, is issuing an urgent appeal to government at all levels across Canada for emergency support.

    In the wake of unprecedented fitness business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FIC members are asking provincial governments for help in the form of rent abatement until facilities can responsibly be reopened.  With clubs closed and membership dues suspended, many facility owners will have difficulty paying end-of-month operational expenses, including rent, and seek temporary abatement to help them financially survive.

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  • FIC Q&A: COVID-19

    Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has created a coalition of over 30 fitness industry leaders from across Canada to assist in answering your questions. We have representatives from big box gyms, group ex/studios/boutiques, private training, education, and technology. Our goal is to be able to provide helpful information to all our various sectors and members.

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