Lucille Roberts is a women’s only gym chain. Well women only, and 63 year old Amnon Kent.
Kent frequents the Forest Hills branch on Austin Street, Queens. He was able to join the gym four years ago, after its manager initially denied him membership, and then caved when Kent accused her of gender discrimination.
“She said, ‘OK, I’ll let you in, ” Kent chuckled. “I guess I put a glitch in the system.”
He is quoted as having said “It’s probably every guy’s dream to be the only man in an all-women’s gym. But I just go there to work out — that’s it. Once in a while, if there’s a pretty girl, I’ll look at her.
Kent claims he is there strictly to pump iron, not flirt. “If I was 20 years old, maybe it would be different,” he said. “But I’m old enough to be most of [the women’s] grandfather.”