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:

We Rent Bikes, Scooters, Three Wheeled Coupes & Street Legal Golf Carts. 93% of all franchises for sale do not disclose their earnings, we do. We also finance in house the inventory needed to open our franchise, the terms...

100k Minimum Cash Required

9Round is a unique fitness franchise built around clients that are seeking a fun, convenient, full-body workout. 9Round offers a kickboxing-themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, cardiovascular, and...

30k Minimum Cash Required

World's first pickleball-related franchise opportunity. Low-cost opportunity to turn your passion into profit. We seek to change lives through sport; focusing on popularizing and growing Pickleball into a community of...

50k 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

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

Sport Clips Haircuts offers owners a way to transition from their day job and pave a path to greater financial and personal freedom through investment in a simple, multi-unit, semi-absentee business model. Our sports-themed...

200k 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

Sandbox VR is making the holodeck from Star Trek a reality, today. The holodeck is the ultimate entertainment, esports, and education platform, and our mission is to bring the holodeck to every neighborhood in the world. Our...

300k 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

RockBox Fitness offers an incredible opportunity to be a part of something early that is already proven well beyond concept. We have created a simple operating model backed with great numbers that allow the flexibility of...

80k Minimum Cash Required

FlannelJax's is the premier the premier Axe Throwing and Recreations Sports experience. With a variety of games including Axe Throwing, Stump Thumping, and Crosscut Sawing, FlannelJax's offers the excitement of urban axe...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Outlaw FitCamp Fitness Studios are indoor bootcamps with more! Small group interactive sessions with personal attention. Certified Personal Trainers. VIP, Nutritional & especially Personal Training. Couples & Family...

80k 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
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