Los Angeles, California – May 5, 2015 – World Gym International, the iconic global brand for bodybuilding and serious fitness, announced the grand opening of its Eastlake fitness center.  This celebration will take place on Saturday, May 9th, and will host a three-hour Spin-A-Thon benefiting the Challenged Athletes Foundation. In addition, World Gym will also host a gently used tennis shoe drive to benefit orphanages in Tijuana. Registration and check-in will take place from 8:30-9:30am, and the Spin-A-Thon will begin at 9:30am at the gym.   The Challenged Athletes Foundation is an organization that empowers thousands of athletes with physical challenges to lead active, healthy lifestyles. About 2,000-3,000 participants and guests are expected to ride, support, and participate in the event. The goal is to raise $25,000. To register, please visit challengedathletes.org.   “World Gym International shares a vision with The Challenged Athletes Foundation for healthy, active lifestyles that are within everyone’s reach,” says Joyce J. Cammilleri, Chair of World Gym International. “We are proud to support such wonderful organizations and show our commitment to families and members in the communities we serve.”   A second World Gym facility also owned by the same group has opened in Tijuana, Mexico. Members from both clubs will be able to enjoy a one of a kind in the area reciprocal membership as a way to promote further cross border cooperation as part of the USA – Mexico “Better Together” campaign.     World Gym Eastlake is World Gym’s eleventh Californian location. Complete with state-of-the art equipment and world-class trainers, World Gym Eastlake offers free weight, state of the art circuit and cardio equipment, and group exercise classes including Cycle, Cross Training, TRX, Aqua Camp, Reforming and Yoga.   Club location: World Gym Eastlake 851 Showroom Place #1-4 Chula Vista, CA 91914   For more information on World Gym International, please visit worldgym.com.