Do you know what benefits the members get as a result of the franchise relationship? How much of those benefits will you be continuing?
they will be enjoying the same membership benefits as they are now, namely unlimited use of the facility for a monthly dues which is deducted EFT. The membership continues until they cancel in writing. That is named in their agreement.
I had to switch out of chat as I could not see your response. If there is no other benefit the members get from the franchise such as using gyms in other cities when traveling, All you would need to do is to give them notice of the change, and a clear description in any of the benefits. I do not know whether the contracts each member signs are assignable without their permission but giving them an opt out is more than fair. Your notice should make clear that unless they opt out the electronic payments will continue and tell them how the payment will show up on their bill assuming the name changes.
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