Teens can get fit and have fun for free with the Teen Summer Challenge


Are you looking for a safe and secure place for your teen to have fun in while improving their mental and physical health this summer? The teen challenge might be right for you and your family.  

The challenge, sponsored by Planet Fitness, is taking place nationwide. However, in Hagerstown, teens aged 15 to 18 will be able to use the gym’s faciltiies and take classes for free from May 15 to September 1. This is in an effort to improve the health and wellness of thousands of teens in the area.

“Teen obesity in the state of maryland is now 12.6 percent. About 65 percent of teens now do not get at least an hours worth of exercise five times a week, so we want to help be a solution to the obesity problem,” explained regional manager of Planet Fitness, Brian Hoffman. 

Teens can also win scholarship money for signing up to participate in the challenge. 

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