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:

Your own business in sports and fitness is within reach. RedLine Athletics specializes in training young athletes in the 8-18 year old age range. It occupies a unique niche in the $38 Billion Dollar fitness industry. An...

100k 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

Expedia CruiseShipCenters is North America's largest retail travel agency franchise and a leading seller of cruise travel. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with more than 30 years of...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Drive More Business Into Your Campground as a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park. The high quality of the Jellystone Park brand combined with the popularity of Yogi Bear make our group of camp-resorts among the most...

300k Minimum Cash Required

EMPOWER WOMEN AND BUILD A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS! Learn more about the women’s fitness franchise that’s changing lives throughout the country and about Delta Life Fitness, now!

80k Minimum Cash Required

Our goal is to encourage transformation in kids – to go from development of swim skills (stroke, breath, movement) to the development of life skills (courage, perseverance, hard work). With no dominant players in the swim...

600k Minimum Cash Required

We are a community based and supported store with an online playing field! The only store of it's kind selling online. Our proprietary method of cleaning and sanitizing leaves gear smelling fresh and looking great providing...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Len Hayko, Jr. and Kimberlee White recognized that there are four key ingredients to creating a fitness focused, women-only, successful boxing studio: great workouts, great instructors, great music, and a great environment.

90k Minimum Cash Required

The Most Exciting Fitness Franchise Opportunity Today! Submit a form to receive a FREE franchise tool kit! Click The Zoo logo above to find out more about us!

150k Minimum Cash Required

This is NOT a franchise or business opportunity. This is a service offered to those seeking to purchase a franchise or business using their retirement funds. You can purchase a franchise or traditional business with a tax...

40k 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...

150k Minimum Cash Required

The Hitting Academy is one of the most state of the art, Indoor Baseball & Softball Training Facilities in the Country. Our ‘System’ is designed to train baseball and softball players while utilizing the most advanced...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Don’t miss the opportunity to own this winning experience in your local market! Row House is disrupting an industry traditionally built on competition within a class. We aren’t changing the experience, we’re creating a...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Sandbox VR centers offer a cutting edge, free roaming, group virtual reality experience combined with a unique digital demand generation platform to bring customers to the door. Our game development studio supplies an...

250k Minimum Cash Required

There are few franchise opportunities that combine the ability to truly enjoy what you are doing while making a huge impact on your community. In addition, N Zone Sports offers a very lucrative business model for those...

40k Minimum Cash Required

This is a great opportunity as we have designed our franchises to be a turn key business. This includes everything from website design and optimization, training programs, operations manual, lead generations, proprietary...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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