2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$150,000
Net Worth Required:$500,000
Total Investment:$750,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:200+
Year Founded:1976
Home Office: Los Angeles, CA

Welcome To World Gym

For 40 years, World Gym has been at the epicenter of the modern fitness scene-the place where Muscle Beach meets Hollywood, and where serious fitness meets celebrity. We LOVE working out, and we’re constantly developing ways to make the gym experience more rewarding. As a prospective franchisee, you will soon discover that World Gym is much more than just a gym franchise; it’s a way of life. We eat, drink, and breathe the gym, and you’ll find our passion reflected in how we continually innovate and improve the World Gym Experience.

Why World Gym

We know there are a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a fitness franchise. So why choose us over the other guys? What makes us different? When you team up with World Gym, you’ll gain:

  • The power, resources, and recognition of a global brand, while still maintaining the feeling of an authentic hometown gym
  • The support of a team that is dynamic, personal, responsive, and innovative at every level
  • The freedom to customize your products and services to best fit the needs of your members
  • A flexible business model that adapts to changes in the fitness industry and the specific needs of your local market
  • Highly-competitive Franchising fees that allow you to keep more of your profits and invest more money into your business
  • Most importantly, when you join World Gym, you’re becoming part of a much larger family.

Amenities & Layout

  • Small Neighborhood Layout
    • 12,500-15,000 square feet
    • Strength Training Equipment
    • Cardio Equipment
    • Locker Rooms
  • Mid-Tier Layout
    • 15,000-20,000 square feet
    • Strength Training Equipment
    • Cardio Equipment
    • Locker Rooms
    • Group Exercise
    • Pro Shop & Café
  • Flagship Layout
    • 20,000-35,000+ square feet
    • Dedicated World Gym Athletics Area
    • Strength Training Equipment
    • Cardio Equipment
    • Locker Rooms
    • Group Exercise
    • Pro Shop & Café
    • Child Care
    • Women’s Only Area
    • Tanning & Hydromassage

A Global Support Network

Our ownership and management team has over 200 years of cumulative experience, and we’re committed to the success of every Franchisee. We’re always just a phone call, email, text or tweet away. Our team of fitness industry professionals will provide the operational support, guidance and troubleshooting you need to remain successful in the constantly changing fitness market. We offer support in the following areas:

  • Business and Operational Support
  • Ancillary Revenue Sources
  • Branding, Marketing, and Advertising Support

As a Franchisee, you’ll have the ability to connect with and learn from all other World Gym Franchisees through a variety of formats and forums, including:

  • Phone calls and emails
  • A private owner’s forum on Facebook
  • In-person at the annual World Gym International Convention

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for franchise owners who are passionate about fitness and care for their local community. Fitness industry experience is not necessary. Ideally with some business experience with focus on sales and marketing. Minimum liquid capital is $150k.

Next Steps

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Please Note:

World Gym 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.

World Gym is also currently accepting inquiries from Canada.

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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