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!

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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

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

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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 Currently Available:

Franchise Owners of Retro Fitness can count on predictable monthly income from membership base, along with multiple revenue centers. Learn more about the costs, benefits, and available locations today!

500k Minimum Cash Required

We are dedicated to helping prospective entrepreneurs like you grow their business from one initial location to your own multi-pool business success story. Our franchise model requires only a modest capital investment....

100k 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

Join the future of Fitness with BODY20. There are very few significant technological breakthroughs in fitness, especially ones as fundamental as how the human body builds strength and muscle. BODY20 is disrupting the $30...

100k 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

Exit 4 Escape Rooms is an exciting opportunity in a growing industry. Since 2016 the escape room industry has more than doubled but is still incredibly small and represents a ground-floor investment in most communities...

50k Minimum Cash Required

We strive to be the best. Do you? We look for go-getters. This "job" takes real effort. It takes hard work. Simply put, scouting, marketing & providing the best service possible to student-athletes & their families is not...

20k Minimum Cash Required

Inter-State Studio has been partnering with independent photographers, sharing our processes, products and services for their business for over 55 years. Offering franchise opportunities allows us to grow those partnerships...

20k Minimum Cash Required

Over 50 years of hands-on experience delivering various PNF, static, and dynamic stretching techniques across many demographics and age ranges!

100k Minimum Cash Required

Make a difference while building a business tapping into the $17B industry of youth sports. Gym Skills provides owners with flexible franchise options including mobile and traditional brick & mortar options. At Gym Skills,...

50k 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...

80k 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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