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Club One's Sudden Buy Out Leaves Employees in the Lurch

Photo of the Nob Hill location via <a href="http://www.clubone.com/">Club One</a>
Photo of the Nob Hill location via Club One

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Club One is one of the largest sports club chains in the Bay Area, with multiple locations in the city and South Bay and one in the East Bay. But when the fitness company was quickly (and suspiciously) acquired by Active Sports Clubs, 2,500 employees were left without health insurance for the month of March. Club One's termination of health care plans came as a surprise to the new owner, as well, but plans are furiously in the works to get everyone covered by next month. It's all sounding a little hairy in the world of upscale SF fitness clubs.
· Why Club One changed hands so quickly [San Francisco Business Times]
· This is the Most Joyful Workout in San Francisco [Racked SF]