Text messaging for gyms & fitness centers

Turn your leads into loyal members

Using Helios, gyms and fitness centers attract new members and retain existing ones with targeted promotions, class reminders, and build community.

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SMS for gyms and fitness centers

New leads

  • JB

    John Brown

    (555) 555-5555

  • TS

    Tony Stark

    (555) 555-5556

Leading fitness centers grow with Helios

Start engaging your clients the way they prefer – through texting.

Text messaging for yoga studios

[Studio South] Only 4 spots left in our candlelight yoga class at 7:30pm. Reserve your spot now for only $20: hsms.co/1dA3Vs.

Grow sales & fill classes

Fill your gym with motivated individuals. Send SMS notifications about special offers, class schedules, and fitness challenges to keep your studio full.

Text messaging for crossfit

NEW: Get unlimited classes by upgrading to a premium membership. Learn more at hsms.co/m4C3ds.

Build member loyalty

Create lasting connections with your members. Keep members informed about their benefits and special renewal offers.

Text messaging for yoga studios

Hi Alex, you have an upcoming class at Velocity on 11/2 at 9:30am. Reply if you have any questions.

Enhance client experience

Ensure your members never miss a class with SMS reminders and updates. Gather insights, measure member satisfaction, and fine-tune your gym experience.

  • 98%

    98% open rate with text messaging. Email has an open rate of 20%.

  • 1m 30s

    90 seconds is the average time to open messages after receiving them.

  • 40%

    Customers are 40% more likely to convert on SMS than other channels.

  • 209%

    Texts have 209% higher response rate than phone, email, or Facebook.

Engage your core (audience)

Build stronger member relationships with Helios. Offer personal training tips, announce group classes, and more. Personalize your communication for each member or motivate everyone together.

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  • Hey {{firstName}}! We are launching a new advanced HIIT workout class and want to give our loyal members first dibs on signing up 💪 Reply CLASS and we will save your spot!

Mass text messaging

Maximize your outreach with bulk text messaging. Announce new classes, offers, or health tips to your entire list or target segments. Schedule your fitness campaigns or send instantly to keep your members actively engaged.

Hi Jane, just a reminder about your personal training session tomorrow at 2pm. Excited to see you!
I need to cancel, unfortunately. Is next Thursday at the same time available?
Absolutely, Jane. Your session is now set for next Thursday. Keep up your great work till then!
Awesome, thanks for being so flexible!

One on one messaging

Strengthen personal connections with your gym members using Helios. Offer personalized fitness advice, schedule training sessions, or provide motivational messages directly, enhancing individual member experiences.

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Great class today guys! Someone left this water bottle behind. Let me know if it’s yours!

MMS / Picture messaging

Energize your text campaigns for your gym with MMS. Share workout visuals, nutrition tips, or event photos to create more engaging and dynamic communications, boosting interaction and response rates.

Hi, this is John. Is there any openings for the cycling class tomorrow morning? Please let me know, thanks
Hey John, thanks for reaching out. Yes we have a few spots left. I've booked you in for tomorrow morning. See you then!

Voicemail to text

Ensure your gym never misses a member’s call with Voicemail to SMS. Transcribe voicemails to text and respond directly within Helios. Manage all communications smoothly, keeping your gym’s customer service responsive and efficient.

Integrates with your tools

Helios allows fitness centers to integrate with Mindbody, Xplor Mariana Tek, Square, ActiveCampaign, or via Webhook to keep an up-to-date contacts list across all tools.

  • Easy integration, sync in minutes
  • Automate contact management across tools
  • Integrate with existing workflows
SMS fitness integrations

We’ve had a fantastic experience with Helios. Their texting service is very user friendly and the team is always so helpful whenever I have a question or need support.

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Lisa Shipley
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Simple, flexible pricing options

Plans include all features and unlimited users. Pay for what you send.

Unlimited users

All plans include unlimited team members and contacts

No setup fees

All accounts have instant setup — get started in minutes

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No surprises or hidden fees

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Text message marketing that converts.

Turn your leads into customers. Helios provides all the tools to help you craft perfect SMS campaigns and automate the rest.

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