The Atlantic Club Achieves Medical Fitness Facility Certification

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Manasquan, NJ – January 26, 2023: The Atlantic Club is pleased to announce that it has been awarded its Medical Fitness Facility Certification by the Medical Fitness Association, the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities. This prestigious certification for both the Manasquan and Red Bank locations, represents a tremendous commitment to offer the highest standards of professional expertise, quality programing, safety and operational excellence available in the Fitness Industry. The Atlantic Club’s mission is to support its members and guests in developing and maintaining healthy lifestyles that minimizes the risk of illness and disease and promote overall wellness.

“The Atlantic Club in Manasquan is proud to be the largest Certification of any fitness facility  in the Medical Fitness Industry," states Kevin McHugh, President and COO of the Atlantic Club. “It required over 600 staff members to be personally involved over the past six months in all aspects of the certification. It was not only an excellent team building process but also provided a much stronger foundation for the future of our business.”

The Medical Fitness Association’s Facility Certification is the first and only certification offered specifically to facilities in the medical fitness industry—an industry that serves over four million members worldwide.

“This is a monumental achievement by the Atlantic Club; it demonstrates the possibilities and opportunities commercial and medical fitness facilities can attain when following the Medical Fitness Association’s Standards and Guidelines to develop a best-in-class fitness experience for all members in our communities.” states Jeff Jeran, Chairman of The Board- The Medical Fitness Association.

Based on the Association’s internationally recognized Standards and Guidelines for Medical Fitness Facilities, the certification process involves an in-depth, on-site review of a facility’s adherence to a set of prescribed standards and guidelines. The certification process is an integral part of ensuring that facilities provide a high level of quality and safety in the programs and services they deliver in order for them to become fully integrated into the local continuum of healthcare. The Medical Fitness Association Facility Certification is recognized as a mark of excellence in the health and wellness industry.

“As the incidence of chronic disease continues to rise, The Atlantic Clubs provide their communities with a high standard of medical fitness programming in a safe environment,” said David Flench, President and CEO of the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). “The Atlantic Clubs have proven, once again, as MFA Certified Clubs their ability to deliver an extraordinary level of care. Furthermore, The Atlantic Club’s Leadership as well as the entire Atlantic Club team are a fantastic example of a commercial facility that has fully embraced the MFA Standards and Guidelines and the medical fitness model in their operations, which has resulted in significant market differentiation and overall success for their facilities.”

The Atlantic Club is very excited to have successfully completed The Medical Fitness Facilities Certification with 100% score in each of its facilities following an intensive 2 day site visit by 2 independent Medical Fitness Certified Examiners. It now joins 44 other Certified Fitness Center throughout the entire industry.

About The Atlantic Club

The Atlantic Club, Inc., is a Medical Fitness certified health and wellness center that provides a full spectrum of programs and activities for the health, wellness and fitness needs of its members and the community. With locations in Red Bank and Manasquan, the club offers state-of-the-art fitness facilities and services, including group exercise classes, mind-body programs, personal training, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and racquetball courts, hiking trails, hot tubs, steam rooms, and a café. Children are welcome to participate in a variety of sports programs including the Atlantis Prep School, and a variety of summer camps. For more information, visit

About the Medical Fitness Association

The Medical Fitness Association is a not for profit member organization, whose purpose is to lead in the development and operational success of medically integrated fitness centers impacting the "global health continuum of care" by providing industry standards, operational guidelines, educational programming, benchmarking, outcome measurements, professional development, and networking opportunities accomplished through its webinar series, events, the Medical Fitness Leadership Institute, Annual Conference, individual and facility certifications, and publications.