What Does a Sportball Franchise Cost in 2020?

Cash Required:$35,000 - $55,000
Net Worth Required:$75,000
Total Investment:$35,000 - $55,000

Sportball Details

Total Units:Operating From More Than 700 Program Locations in 34 Corporate & Franchise Territories
Year Founded:1995
Franchising Since:2005
Home Office: Canada

Join The Team!

Sportball began in 1995 with just 3 children and a single location. The company began franchising in 2005, and today is proud to offer programs at more than 700 Program Locations in Canada, the United States and Singapore.

Sportball was one of the first programs of its kind to focus on building developmentally appropriate skills through non-competitive sports, games and activities – and the company keeps evolving to make sure that it delivers the best in sports programming for kids 16 months to 12 years, whether that means partnering with leading research institutions, offering adapted programs or working with schools to enhance existing physical education programs.

At Sportball, we all share one common interest and commitment which is to try and make a difference in children's lives. We do that one child at a time and one class at a time. It is not a convenient turn of phrase-it is a guiding principle. While working to make a difference in the lives of children, becoming part of the Sportball Team can change your life as well. Ours is a home based opportunity thereby limiting outside office and related expenses. We run programs right in the community at Community Centers, Child Care Spaces, Schools, Places of Worship and Green spaces, which also limits your investment in bricks and mortar fixed locations. You can run in areas where your target families live and as demographics shift, you can relocate to new neighborhoods.

Benefits of a Sportball Franchise

  • Growing market demand for programs that prevent childhood obesity and promote children’s physical literacy
  • Limited overhead
  • A scalable business model, allowing you to work from home and grow your territory
  • Comprehensive training and support in the tried and true Sportball Method and in-depth coach training
  • Access to our online library and resources (e.g. manuals, lesson plans, workshops, etc.)
  • Administrative and marketing support

A Sportball franchise is available for a relatively low total investment (Approx. $50K), making it an affordable way to build your own business and create a meaningful and rewarding lifestyle.

Training & Support

As a Sportball franchisee you would participate in training in our methodology, lesson plans and coaching techniques. You would also learn all aspects of the business including program development, administration, operations and finances.

We want you to be successful. You can count on us for regular training and support in the development of Sportball programs, as well as assistance with demographic research to identify location opportunities. We have an online library of marketing and training materials, and we can also advise you on other business issues as needed.

Ideal Candidate

We're looking for Franchise Partners who share in our passion for working with children and who appreciate the value of activity and sports based programming in childhood development. Successful Sportball Franchise Partners are motivated and hard-working entrepreneurs; they possess strong communication skills, they are passionate about sports and they love working with children and making a positive contribution to their community.

Our business is ideally suited to individuals from a related academic background (Kinesiology, Psychology, Recreation Management, Health Sciences and Education) and/or those who embrace healthy active living.

I’m Interested! What’s Next?

The financial commitment to become a Sportball Franchisee is a comparatively small one. Your investment in heart and passion and hard work is a little bigger. Like any small business you have to dedicate yourself to the process of building your business - this takes time and passion and it takes commitment. We’d love to talk to you about your interest and share more of our story!

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Please Note:

Sportball is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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