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At GoodLife Fitness, our mission is to give people across Canada the opportunity to live a fit and healthy life.

Our vision is to inspire you to live the good life. Join the GoodLife community, where everyone is on a path to the best possible life. 

Patch.  CEO & Founder of GoodLife Fitness

Our Core Values

Since 1979, our core values have been the foundation for everything we do. Our employees help our Members find their own version of the good life by motivating, coaching and celebrating them throughout their journey. It’s not about perfection. It’s about living your healthiest and happiest life.





Peak Attitude


Personal Fitness

Our Story

We’re proud to have been a part of your community since 1979.

  • 1974

    Following a motorcycle accident, founder David Patchell-Evans finds a lifelong passion for fitness through rehabilitation and begins shaping the idea for GoodLife Fitness.

  • 1979

    First Club opens in London, Ontario.

  • 1983

    GoodLife opens its first “For Women” Club.

  • 1993

    Patch becomes the first President of Canadian Fitness Professionals (Canfitpro).

  • 1998

    GoodLife Kids Foundation is created to inspire kids to get active.

  • 2003

    The Kilee Patchell-Evans Autism Research Group is established.

  • 2003

    GoodLife becomes the largest individually-owned fitness company in the world.

  • 2005

    GoodLife celebrates 100 Clubs across Canada.

  • 2009

    GoodLife acquires Energie Cardio.

  • 2011

    GoodLife launches Fit4Less.

  • 2012

    The GoodLife Fitness Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Medicine is established at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

  • 2013

    GoodLife reaches 300 Clubs.

  • 2013

    Econofitness launches in Quebec.

  • 2014

    GoodLife reaches 1 million Members! 1 in 35 people living in Canada are GoodLife Members.

  • 2018

    GoodLife is named “Best Gym in Canada” by Best Health Magazine readers.

  • 2020

    Patch is inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.

GoodLife Family of Fitness Clubs







Made up of 4 brands

898,000 Members
200+ Clubs 
265,000 Members
70 Clubs
410,000 Members
96 Clubs
250,000+ Members
60 Locations

*Brands operate as separate businesses. Club access is based on the brand(s) you have a Membership with.

Corporate Responsibility at GoodLife

At GoodLife, we are committed to going above and beyond our business purpose to make the world a better place.

A Champion for Kids’ Well-being

Through our cornerstone programs and partnerships, we’re committed to ensuring more children and youth can experience the benefits of physical activity and fitness.

Strengthening Our Communities

GoodLife is committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. Giving back isn’t just the right thing to do—it goes hand-in-hand with the core values that drive our business.

Key National Partners

Research & community investment

On the Blog

GoodLife blog

Bob found fitness and a new lease on life

Bob Pichette was diagnosed with cancer but didn’t let it keep him down

GoodLife blog

Kirbie Humber has lost 50 pounds and found her sport

Goodbye, fad dieting. Hello, healthy mindset.

Goodlife in action