In March CITYROW studios across the U.S. closed their doors as a result of COVID-19. While that’s the last thing a business owner ever wants to do, public health and safety took precedent. Fortunately, many of our studios are beginning to reopen with new social distancing and safety protocols and we are seeing members flock back to us after over two months of going without their CITYROW workouts!

Safety Protocols for Reopening

As some states are beginning to re-open, CITYROW is thinking carefully about what our customers need from us. 

Our clients are excited to return, but no doubt nervous about venturing back out into the world while COVID-19 is still a concern.

CITYROW Atlanta, which reopened May 16th, released this video on their Instagram to showcase their new social distancing protocols and put their customers’ minds at ease. Check it out for yourself and you’ll see what an outstanding job the Atlanta staff is doing!

Also, be sure to check out these safety guidelines being put into place by the CITYROW Allen staff below. They reopened their doors on May 20th.

CITYROW Coming Soon to Richmond, Virginia!

Construction is all coming together as the crew prepares for their grand opening. Check out their brand new signage!

In the News

AP News

How are clients responding to their fitness studios reopening? And how are the studios stepping up to these new challenges? Read more.

New York Post

Need some tips for staying healthy? CITYROW Founder and CEO, Helaine Knapp, offers some words of wisdom. Read more.

CITYROW Founder Helaine Knapp on Sirius XM

“Just Jenny” of Sirius XM Stars Channel 109 interviews Helaine Knapp, Founder and CEO of CITYROW, about the business, how it began, and where it is headed in the age of digital fitness.

Hear the full interview with Helaine below:

Just Jenny hosted by Jenny Koppelman Hutt is a daily call-in show. On the show, Jennifer tackles daily current events plus subjects you would only think to discuss with your best friends. Jenny Hutt invites listeners to engage in honest, humorous conversations on a variety of topics and issues – from the news, to grieving the loss of a parent, to transforming the body and spirit through healthy eating and exercise. She also interviews celebrities and influencers in all aspects of life!


Even though these new social distancing measures have resulted in lowered class capacity for the near future, studios that have already reopened have seen full classes, waitlists, and have even seen new members join! While customer safety will always be our number one concern, we continue to look ahead as our community recovers from the pandemic.

People need connection right now more than ever. To many, CITYROW plays an important role in their lives that goes far beyond physical fitness. The future is bright for CITYROW, and we know the franchise will only continue to grow and thrive.

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Download our Franchise Lookbook for more information on the CITYROW franchise opportunity. Get in touch with us today to discuss the next steps in opening your own CITYROW Studio!

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