Sports & Recreation Franchises

Sports franchises allow you to stay active while living your dream of being your own boss. The same qualities that make great athletes such as passion, drive, and dedication translate perfectly to owning a business. Going with a tried and true sports franchise is your chance to hit it out of the park while helping others live a healthy and active lifestyle. So what are you waiting for? It's time to play ball!

Did You Know?

Americans spent approximately 5.2 hours on sports & leisure activities every day in 2015

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Nearly 20% of Americans took part in sports, exercise or recreational activities every day in 2015

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics

In 2015, U.S. consumers purchased sporting goods with a total value of more than $64 billion

SOURCE: National Sporting Goods Association

SOURCE:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

SOURCE:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

SOURCE:
National Sporting Goods Association

Types of Recreation Franchises

There are as many recreation and sports-related franchises as there are sports. Whether you're into golf, football, baseball or something entirely different, there's a business opportunity that's right for you. From health and fitness clubs to kickboxing gyms to sports-themed retail businesses, Franchise Gator has a variety of opportunities to get you on your way to business ownership.

Why a Sports Franchise Opportunity?

Americans are passionate about sports, and starting a sports and recreation franchise can help you tap into a lucrative market. There's no shortage of people who are looking to be active, engaging in competitive sports, learn self-defense, or just challenge themselves. Where there's interest, there's opportunity.

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Sports & Recreation Franchises Currently Available:

Tap into the $54B video-game market by providing an immersive tactical laser combat experience that allows your guests to Get IN the Game! Recommended 250,000 population within a 30 mile radius.

150k Minimum Cash Required

Sport Clips. Our fun, sports-themed, men's and boys' haircutting concept is so unique; it's made us the fastest-growing haircutting franchise in the country. Yet we still have plenty of prime locations available. This is a...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Pinch A Penny Pool Patio & Spa is America's largest franchised pool and spa care company. Our family of over 225 stores have kept swimming pools healthy and sparkling since 1975. And, unlike some franchise opportunities you...

50k Minimum Cash Required

CycleBar is the first and only truly premium experiential fitness concept offered in franchising. The concept of indoor cycling has built incredible momentum over the last 30 years. CycleBar leverages current markets to...

300k Minimum Cash Required

One size does not fit all! We work with our owners to design a club that gives them a competitive edge in their marketplace.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Take advantage of the growing demand for affordable family entertainment with your own Wheel Fun Rentals franchise! Our franchisees receive extensive training and support, popular rental products and exclusive territories,...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Experience the joy of a Winning Culture! Ranked #1 in Owner Satisfaction by Franchise Business Review 2014,2015,2016,and 2017 in the Retail category. When our franchise store owners are happy, we know we are doing...

40k Minimum Cash Required

CLIX Photography Franchise - No Experience Neccessary. A photography franchise opportunity where you can play every day.

40k Minimum Cash Required

Golf ETC is the fastest growing golf retail franchise in America. Our unique strategy and superior franchisee support makes it easy to see why. Our business is divided into 3 distinct revenue streams - all designed to...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Build your own sports business with a Collegiate Sports of America franchise. If you love sports, make it your business in the exciting world of college recruiting!

Owning your own retail hobby store is now easier than ever with HobbyTown USA! Our franchisees receive the best training and support in the industry. And with our nationally recognized and trusted brand it's no wonder why...

60k Minimum Cash Required
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