The Zoo Health Club

2018 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$150,000
Net Worth Required:$300,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:23
Year Founded:2007

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Why a Zoo?

The Zoo Health Club is the Perfect Fitness Franchise
The Zoo fitness franchise business model works by keeping the size of the club in the small to medium range and keeping expenses low. Our top of the line equipment combined with low monthly dues is a business model that will give you a competitive edge! Whatever the definition of success is to you, the Zoo fitness franchise business model can accomplish your goals – free time with your family or the freedom of being in control of your own time. The Zoo business model can give you pride of ownership and the ability to control your own destiny.

The Zoo Health Club Fitness Franchise has developed professional individual health club websites for all 50 states and soon to be opened locations, increasing search engine presence, brand recognition and member leads. We are capturing new member leads for you before you even own the territory.

The Zoo Health Club franchise model offers a step-by-step guide on how to open a fitness center. Our team of fitness industry experts will guide you through every aspect of opening and operating a successful fitness center franchise.

Business Model & Revenue

The Zoo fitness franchise business model benefits the franchisee and its members!

  • Location, location, location! Convenient, easily accessible locations in secondary shopping centers make frequent visits routine for the entire family.
  • Small- to medium-size locations limit lease costs and ensure a friendly, community-like environment.
  • Low monthly fees attract and retain members.
  • Top-of-the-line equipment offers a competitive edge and keeps members challenged.
  • A variety of special products and services please members and increase revenue.
  • We provide a proven model and step-by-step guidance on how to open a fitness center.

The main source of revenue will come from both enrollment fees and monthly dues.
The Zoo fitness franchise has one of the lowest monthly dues program anywhere and helps create membership sales which increases sales volume for the franchisee. Your dues may vary based on demographics and services at your facility.

Our fitness franchise revenue will come from multiple profit centers such as:

  • One-on-one and group personal training
  • Weight loss programs, nutrition and weight loss products
  • Smoothies, protein shakes and bars.
  • Tanning
  • Retail/Sportswear
  • Home equipment sales and cardio bikes

Real Estate & Equipment

Real Estate
Most people have never had to deal with building owners and leasing agents. Lease negotiations can be overwhelming. The first aspect and thing to consider when opening a fitness center is choosing the right franchise and making sure that you have a fair and equitable lease. Your lease (location) must work demographically and financially to insure your long-term feasibility and success. Let our experts help you with proper negotiations while getting the best possible rate and seeing that the lease agreement is structured properly.

Equipment Lease or Purchase
Our experts will work with you on selecting the best equipment for the size of your Zoo Health Club and your budget. Leasing is a good choice and our experts will put you in touch with the helpful leasing companies that specialize in the health and fitness industry. When you consider opening a health club it is important to rely on industry experts who can guide you through each process and decision to insure that your successful!

Franchise FAQ

Do I need prior business experience in order to open a Zoo fitness franchise?
Business experience is a plus, but not a requirement. The Zoo franchise system provides you with the training, tools, and support necessary to efficiently open and operate your club, without guesswork or the mistakes of trial and error. Your vision, dedication, and hard work, combined with our proven systems and years of experience, will maximize your chances of obtaining the financial rewards associated with business ownership.

Do I need prior sales experience to open a Zoo fitness franchise?
Again, sales experience is a plus, but it is not essential. Most important will be a genuine interest in helping your members become more healthy and fit. Your honest belief in the benefits of a Zoo membership will help overcome a potential new member’s initial doubts or skepticism. People invariably wish to feel good about themselves and leading a healthy lifestyle is vital to such well-being. The caring, guidance, and support you offer each of your members will be your most valuable asset.

Do I need prior experience in the fitness franchise industry?
Such experience will shorten your learning curve; however, it is not necessary for success. The Zoo’s founders and leaders have much experience in the fitness franchising industry. The sum of their expertise is made available to new franchise owners through a comprehensive, one-week training program aptly named Zoo University.

The Zoo University Curriculum Includes:

  • Marketing and advertising
  • Pre-opening strategies
  • Business operating procedures
  • Effective development of revenue sources
  • Membership promotion and sales
  • New member prospecting tools and resources
  • Equipment operation and safety

Subsequently, franchisees receive continued support in the form of training manuals, conference calls, emails, and on-site assistance.

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