Local gym chain Brick Bodies is closing locations in Owings Mills and Baltimore next month.
Vicki Brick, CEO of Brick Bodies, announced the impending closures via a note on the firm’s social media. Brick Bodies’ downtown location on Charles Street and Lynne Brick’s Owings Mills space will cease operations at 5 p.m., August 10. The decision to close these branches, she wrote, is based on expiring leases, and the spaces not being able to serve customers to the brand’s standards.
“The available spaces are simply not large enough and require substantial building improvements to offer the experience and amenities we want for Brick Bodies/Lynne Brick’s club,” according to Vicki Brick’s message on Facebook.
Brick Bodies is successful, she assured members, and is committed to growth. The opening of Brick Bodies at the Rotunda in Baltimore’s Hampden neighborhood, and renovations to Brick Bodies Reisterstown as proof of the firm’s strength, according to Vicki Brick.
“To achieve growth, it is necessary to close locations that no longer adequately serve the needs of a community. We want the next location we open to be a world-class facility that delights the members and provides the modern amenities they deserve,” she wrote.
(This story will be updated.)