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, 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?
Learn More About Our Team
Sheila Chutskoff is the co-founder and CEO of Oranj Fitness. Together with her business partner and mentor Darrell Kopke, Sheila has raised the standard of the fitness industry. Starting from a single studio in Kelowna, Oranj Fitness is now a recognizable and sought for name expanding across western Canada.
Sheila was born and raised just outside of Nelson, British Columbia. She attended Royal Roads University in Victoria BC where she completed a Bachelors of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management. Sheila previously held roles with Lululemon Athletica, where she helped grow the company from 4 to over 150 stores. Holding positions from managing stores to being the regional marketing manager for Western Canada Sheila created a dream of opening her own studio...Read More
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.Read More