Mike Alpert has been the President/CEO of The Claremont Club since 1997. Located in Claremont, California, The Claremont Club is a multi-use athletic, aquatic, tennis & social facility encompassing 18 acres, with a staff of 271 and servicing over 10,400 members and working on an $12,000,000 operating budget. During his time in Claremont he has created a dedicated team with a sense of ownership and accountability; developed a club culture of a passionate and value-based entity and created a focus on making a difference in people’s lives.
Mike has served on the Northwest Athletic Club Association Board of Directors and is a Past President & Board Member of California Clubs of Distinction. He is also an Advisory Board Member of the Medical Wellness Association. Mike is a recipient of the Richard S. Kirkendall Award: one of only two non-educators to receive this award from the Claremont Unified School District, The REX Ben Franklin Award and The Medical Wellness Association Distinguished Community Service Award.
Because his passion is for the chronically injured and the chronically ill, Mike has been presenting “Exercise is Medicine” to universities and organizations internationally including Israel, Italy and Madrid. He believes that now, more than ever, the health care industry and the fitness industry must join efforts in combating and preventing the progression of disease and the effects of injury.
Presentations include the following:
- International Health, Racquet & Sports Club Association
- California Clubs of Distinction
- Medical Wellness Association
- All REX Roundtable Conference
- REX Europe Madrid, Spain, September of 2015
- Exercise is Medicine, Israel
- REX Roundtable, Italy
- International European Congress Forum
- City of Hope
- American College of Sport Medicine, May of 2015
- Rotary International
- University of California, Riverside