Children's Sports & Fitness Franchises

The focus on the health and wellness of children has become more of a priority for parents as concerns grow about the increase in childhood obesity rates and what those mean for a child's long-term health. As you can see from the statistics we've shared on this page, this concern isn't going away anytime soon.

More and more parents want to help their kids now, as well as instill a lifelong interest in exercise, so their kids learn to embrace regular physical activity. Now is a great time to establish your own successful franchise promoting the physical and emotional well-being of children through improved physical fitness.

Did You Know?

The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.

SOURCE: National Center for Health Statistics

Today, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6–19) has obesity.


About three out of four children ages 5 - 10 get less than one hour of physical activity daily.


Kids who play sports are 8 times as likely to be active at age 24 as those who don’t play sports.


National Center for Health Statistics


YMCA of the USA

SAGE Journals

Types of Children's Sports & Fitness Franchises

There are as many types of children’s fitness franchises as there are physical activities. One route is franchises that offer a range of youth sports leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics and other special events in the areas of flag football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse and baseball/softball. There are also businesses geared toward younger children that blend physical activity with music, dance or tumbling. Bounce and trampoline focused centers are another franchise option, as are children-centered martial arts and bootcamp-style programs.

Why a Children's Sports & Fitness Franchise?

Ask any parent and they will tell you they want the best for their kids. For many, that desire is centered on better health. A franchise opportunity that provides parents with the opportunity to improve their children’s physical well-being can be a golden opportunity to not only succeed in business, but also to do so while offering a valuable and feel-good service. If you have the interest and desire to make a real difference, long term, in the life of a child, a kid-focused fitness franchise is a great business model to consider.

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Children's Sports & Fitness Opportunities Currently Available:

Unique concept- Highly scalable- Untapped industry - Will never go “out of fashion”- Attractive to pool partnerships (win-win), we use their “empty” pools - Fun and very gratifying! We save lives!

50k Minimum Cash Required

Fun 4 US Kids is a network of websites that provide families with all of the kid friendly resources and events in their community. Fun 4 US Kids provides you with a website, complete with a content management system and...

20k Minimum Cash Required

The largest and fastest growing "Education through Dance, Gymnastics and Music" program for children....

Earn a living doing something you enjoy with a low investment and nationally recognized support. If you like sports and kids, then you'll love owning an i9 Sports franchise!

50k Minimum Cash Required

My Gym has created an excellent program designed to help children three months to nine years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally.

50k Minimum Cash Required

Amazing Athletes is a mobile, year-round, educational sports and fitness program that introduces young children to the basic fundamentals of 9 different sports while helping them master 7 key areas of motor-development. All...

30k Minimum Cash Required

If you have ever wanted to own a sports-related business, work with youth, high school, and college athletes, and become more involved in your community, Velocity Sports Performance is the right franchise for you. We offer...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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