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:

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 Nationwide Leader in youth programming for elementary aged children is now offering Franchises to a select group of nurturing, dynamic, entrepreneurial people interested in starting their own business, making a positive...

20k Minimum Cash Required

GLOBAL CAMARADERIE! Self-motivation is great, but a team to support you is even better. When you work out at World Gym, you’re surrounded by friends and champions who share your passion, and who raise each other to...

300k 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

Tap into the $54B video-game market by providing an immersive tactical laser combat experience that allows your guests to Get IN the Game! The territory will include a defined area and will be documented as a 500,000...

150k Minimum Cash Required

At Amazing Athletes, we empower children by using sports as a catalyst to engage their inner strengths and abilities so they can confidently pursue an active lifestyle through each stage of development. Amazing Athletes is a...

50k Minimum Cash Required

We help our clients stay fit, stay injury free, be practical and experience what knowledge, instruction and belief can do for their confidence and attitude. We do what makes sense in achieving personal fitness goals, we keep...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Middle School Matchup is a unique weekend tournament for middle school baseball and softball players in communities that do not have formal middle school teams. At MSM we align players by middle school, regardless of skill...

30k 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

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...

100k Minimum Cash Required

The Tapout Fitness opportunity brings the “best of the best” in the fitness sector to its franchisees, providing some of the most powerful tools in the industry to help you become successful. We offer a turnkey business...

100k Minimum Cash Required

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

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

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

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

First on the scene and best in its class, Sky Zone created the world’s first wall-to-wall trampoline park in 2002, bringing healthy, high-flying fun to people everywhere. Now you can be part of this international sensation...

500k 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. For 25 years,...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Sports Nutrition Authority is a growing brand in an exploding sports nutrition market-place. The brand is dedicated to providing the best line of sports nutrition and dietary supplements in the market. The Sports Nutrition...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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