Source: California Fitness Singapore Facebook page

When information about the gym being in financial troubles leaked out in April, suggesting that the gym would close in June, California Fitness Singapore claimed that it was completely untrue and that they were “ABSOLUTELY still in business”.

“We’re one of Singapore’s largest and oldest gyms, and have been operating since 1998. There’s no way we will close down!”

Did the staff really had no clue, or were they just trying to get more money from as many consumers as they could before the closure? They were still selling packages in April after this “rumour” broke.

A few of my friends have been affected by the closure, as they are also victims from having signed thousand-dollar packages which they cannot get a refund for now. It makes me so mad that companies (and their salespeople) prey on consumers’ insecurities for their own profits, …