Oranj Franchise Opportunity

Interested in joining the oranj fitness family?

We couldn't be happier to share this opportunity with you. Oranj fitness was founded in February 2008 in Kelowna, BC. Since then our tribe has grown, getting people boogying in Fort McMurray, Castlegar, Grande Prairie, Penticton and Airdrie! Our vision doesn't stop here, we are so excited to grow with you!

At oranj fitness our specialty is fun and cutting-edge drop‐in fitness, spin, barre and yoga classes. Our studios are luxerious facilities featuring sprung dance floors, innovative fitness rooms, full-amenity change rooms, a childcare room [aka Mini Boogiers], retail store and a superfood vegan smoothie bar. We hire absolute rockstar staff and world class instructors to ensure a safe and inviting environment for all.

Why oranj? It’s the level of detail we put into every step of our process. We know that opening and running your own business is a big life and career decision. From our initial meeting to buildout, training and ongoing, our team makes rocking your oranj studio easy and rewarding.

We are looking for franchise partners to spread the love in communities across Canada. Our ideal partner is healthy, energetic and lives the oranj values.

We want a world where the status quo is boogying. Want to play?

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Sheila Chutskoff is the co-founder and CEO of Oranj Fitness. Ever since she was young, growing up in the small town just outside of Nelson, BC, Sheila Chutskoff dreamed of running her own health and wellness studio. She’s gone on to realize her dream and then some – as the founder and franchisor of oranj fitness, a growing chain of luxury fitness studios; and as a partner in Shine Kids Fitness, a community fitness space where children can exercise both their bodies and minds. Sheila is also a yoga instructor, public speaking guru and goal coach who inspires others to achieve their dreams.

Inspired by her mentor and business partner, Darrell Kopke, Chutskoff launched oranj fitness in 2008 with the goal of raising fitness industry standards while giving back to the community. Since the 2008 opening of her first location in Kelowna, oranj has become a recognized and sought-after fitness brand with six franchises throughout Western Canada, and three more currently in the works.


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Darrell Kopke, Co-Founder of Oranj Fitness, is a serial entrepreneur and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Darrell has been CEO of Kit and Ace Designs, Karma Athletics, and institute B. He also holds ownership stakes and Board positions in several growth companies. Darrell is recognized a member of the group of founders of lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) and spearheaded the growth of the company from one store in Vancouver, Canada to 60 stores internationally and $200 million in sales. In 2006 he was named to Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under Forty.

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