How to cancel a Planet Fitness membership — plus 8 gym membership alternatives
Ready to cancel your Planet Fitness membership? It might not be convenient. Here’s how to cancel your Planet Fitness membership, plus some gym alternatives
Chances are, you probably have a Planet Fitness near your home. Planet Fitness is a chain of gyms, well-known for its cheap membership fees ($10 a month) and its flexible hours.
Let’s say you have a Planet Fitness membership, but you’re ready to cancel — maybe you just don’t have the time or you’d rather workout somewhere else. How do you cancel your membership?
How much is Planet Fitness a month?
It depends on your local Planet Fitness, but classic memberships are typically $10 a month, according to the Planet Fitness website. There’s also a Planet Fitness Black Card — which is typically $24.99 a month — which gives access to tanning beds, massage chairs, hydromassage and more.
How to cancel a Planet Fitness membership
Membership cancellations can vary depending on the club you go to, so make sure to ask about cancellation policies before you join your local Planet Fitness. But according to their website, you can cancel your membership in person or send a letter to your club requesting to cancel.
How do I avoid a Planet Fitness annual fee?
According to the Planet Fitness website, you have to cancel your membership “by the 25th of the month prior to the annual fee date.”
Can I cancel a Planet Fitness membership on the app?
Unfortunately, no — you can’t cancel your Planet Fitness membership online or via the app. You have either cancel your membership in person or over the mail. This is likely to make it harder for you to cancel your Planet Fitness membership. The more inconvenient it is to cancel your membership, the less likely you are to do it.
The best at-home workout programs
Gym memberships are notoriously difficult to cancel — not just Planet Fitness. If you want to workout without an inconvenient membership process, here are some workout programs you can do at home: