Burn Boot Camp opens new location in Katy area

Burn Boot Camp opened a new location in the Katy area. (Courtesy Burn Boot Camp Cinco Ranch)
Burn Boot Camp opened a new location in the Katy area. (Courtesy Burn Boot Camp Cinco Ranch)

Burn Boot Camp opened a new location in the Katy area. (Courtesy Burn Boot Camp Cinco Ranch)

Burn Boot Camp debuted its new Cinco Ranch-area location Feb. 3 at 23930 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 111, Katy, said Trish Marino, the franchise partner of the location.

However, the location had to temporarily close due to the coronavirus pandemic March 17. Under the governor’s reopening plan, the gym can reopen May 18, but Marino said the facility may wait a little longer to reopen to ensure Burn Boot Camp is safe for guests.


The chain provides 45-minute cardio and strength-based workouts for all fitness levels as well as one-on-one fitness and nutrition training. During the temporary closure, the facility has been offering daily virtual workouts to members as well as one-on-one virtual trainer meetings. Written workouts with video demonstrations are also provided daily as well as member-only content about nutrition and exercise form.

There are three other locations of Burn Boot Camps in the Greater Houston area. 832-345-5440. www.burnbootcamp.com/locations/cinco-ranch-tx/
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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