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

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 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

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,...

80k 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

The fitness industry has been completely disrupted by COVID-19. Good thing we were prepared for what was next a complete mobile fitness solution. With the flexibility of our model, the cost and the scale, we are searching...

50k Minimum Cash Required

The fitness club industry is a thriving and continuously growing part of the US economy. Fitness clubs range from small mom & pop operations to large, multi-national chains. There is increasing awareness throughout the...

100k 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

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

80k Minimum Cash Required
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