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GHF Awards of Distinction

Gainesville Health & Fitness has been serving the Gainesville, FL area for more than 40 years. We are also the only fitness center in Gainesville to receive these awards:

Locations of Excellence for GHF Main, GHF Tioga & GHF Women - MXM, 2021

Large Business of the Year - Chamber of Commerce, 2021

Joe Cirulli receives Arthur Jones Lifetime Achievement Award - Resistance Exercise Conference - 2021

Finalist for Large Business of the Year - Chamber of Commerce, 2020

Employer of the Year - Chamber of Commerce, 2019

Sales Rep of the Year - Karen Coley-Cannon, Stevie Awards, 2019

Member Appreciation Celebrating 40 Years - Chamber of Commerce

Junior Achievement Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award to Joe Cirulli, 2018

Readers' Choice Award - Best Gym- 2018 - Home Magazine

Readers' Choice Award - Best Personal Trainer - 2016 - Gainesville Sun

Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce names Gainesville Health & Fitness the Best Large Business of the Year 2016

Gainesville Health & Fitness and Joe Cirulli were featured as "One of America's 25 Best Small Companies" by Forbes Magazine in February, 2016   

Business in the Heart of Florida Impact Award to Joe Cirulli, 2015

Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF) Longevity Award. 2015

Gainesville Police Department Honors Joe Cirulli and Gainesville Health & Fitness With Community Service Award.  2015

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award-Best Business Expansion, 2014

City Beautification Award Winner.  2014

Joe Cirulli, founder and CEO of Gainesville Health & Fitness Centers recipient of Club Industry’s Lifetime Achievement Award—the highest in our industry.  2012

Gainesville Health & Fitness and Joe Cirulli were the cover story for Inc. Magazine.  2008         

Ranked one of Top 4 Health Clubs in the World by Ray Alger, a fitness industry consultant.  2007

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award.  2004, 2005

Joe Cirulli receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award  by University of Florida, Center for Entrepreneurship.  2004

Gainesville Health & Fitness received the first and only Gold Well City Award for Workplace Wellness—a community-wide effort initiated by GHF.  2003

World Fitness Center of the Year by the European Congress.  2001

IHRSA named Debra Lee, Manager of the Year Award.  1998

Alachua County Industry of the Year Award – Service Category.  1997     

City of Gainesville’s Beautification Award in commercial/retail division.  1997    

5 Cleanest Clubs in the World Award by IHRSA.  1996

Sales Team of the Year Award by IHRSA.  1996   

Named among Top 8 Health Clubs in the USA by Men’s Health magazine.  1996