Sports & Recreation Franchises For Sale

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!

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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

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics

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.

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Sports & Recreation Franchises For Sale Currently Available:

For more than two decades, School of Rock has been teaching kids and adults how to channel their inner rock stars using a revolutionary performance-based approach to music education. Even if you’re not familiar with the...

130k Minimum Cash Required

Become a BODYBAR Boss! BODYBAR Pilates purpose is to provide an environment that is conducive to building communities who love, respect, encourage and motivate one another to being strong, healthy and happy human beings. We...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Founded in 2017, RockBox Fitness is the fastest-growing boxing, kickboxing, and functional training boutique fitness franchise that is designed for everyone at every level. Delivering results in fun and high-energy studios...

60k Minimum Cash Required

Expedia Cruises is North America's Full-Service Leisure Travel Agency specializing in air, land, and sea vacations. Build equity and enjoy a great lifestyle with our proven franchise model with more than 30 years of success.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Leader in the Team Sports Market! Begin a new and rewarding entrepreneurial career with an award-winning, home-based sports franchise! We sell premier athletic products and holistic services to local sports teams.

20k Minimum Cash Required

We are America's HOTTEST Boot Camp System, with extreme physical and financial RESULTS. We offer a premium fitness brand that has yielded thousands of documented client transformations. Join the success with our daily...

100k Minimum Cash Required

D1 Training franchise is a membership-based gym and boutique fitness franchise that provides individual and group training classes in a state-of-the-art facility. Our trainers provide instruction in basic athleticism,...

300k Minimum Cash Required
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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An interest in sports and a powerful competitive drive often go hand in hand. If you’d like to be involved in sports while also testing your competitive will in the open market, a sports or recreation franchise may be ideal for you. Explore some of the most popular types of franchises for sale in this category!

Athletic Recruiting

College sports is a huge industry, as high school players from around the country want to find their way onto a college team to continue their careers. Even talented players sometimes have trouble catching the eye of a coach at the college level, so an athletic recruiting franchise can play an important role in getting those players a spot.

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Golfers are incredibly passionate about their sport, and they tend to spend big money on things like clubs, lessons, golf travel, and more. This lucrative market has great potential, but it’s important to enter it from an authentic position. Golfers will immediately notice if someone is not one of them, so opening a golf franchise is best left to those who have some background and experience in the game. If that sounds like you, take a close look at this possibility.

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Sporting Goods

Nearly every sport requires equipment. Even running, perhaps the most fundamental of all sports, still demands a comfortable and supportive pair of shoes for most people. With that in mind, the sporting goods market as a whole is huge, and operating a franchise that specializes in general clothing and equipment for athletic activities has serious potential.

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Sports Leagues & Camps

Even for those who love sports, it can be hard to find a place to play. This is especially true for team sports, as they require plenty of coordination and planning to bring together a league. Whether for kids or adults, running a sports league or camp franchise is an opportunity not only to build a successful business, but also to create a place where others can engage in the games they love.

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