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:

Tap into the $54B video-game market by providing an immersive tactical laser combat experience that allows your guests to Get IN the Game! Recommended 250,000 population within a 30 mile radius.

150k Minimum Cash Required

Don’t miss the opportunity to own this winning experience in your local market! Row House is disrupting an industry traditionally built on competition within a class. We aren’t changing the experience, we’re creating a...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Founded in 2015, StretchLab was established in Los Angeles, California to fulfill the vision of creating an affordable assisted stretching concept within the boutique fitness industry. Led by an expert team with more than 25...

100k 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

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

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

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

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

Unique concept- Highly scalable- Untapped industry - Will never go “out of fashion”- Attractive to pool partnerships (win-win), we use their “empty” pools - Fun and very gratifying! We save lives!

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

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

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

The Camp is growing rapidly, so, if you have a true passion for fitness, and you'd like to learn all the details about what sets us apart in this explosive market and how this opportunity could potentially transform your own...

80k Minimum Cash Required

Take advantage of the growing demand for affordable family entertainment with your own Wheel Fun Rentals franchise! Our franchisees receive extensive training and support, popular rental products and exclusive territories,...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Experience the joy of a Winning Culture! Ranked #1 in Owner Satisfaction by Franchise Business Review 2014,2015,2016,and 2017 in the Retail category. When our franchise store owners are happy, we know we are doing...

40k Minimum Cash Required

CLIX Photography Franchise - No Experience Neccessary. A photography franchise opportunity where you can play every day.

40k Minimum Cash Required

Golf ETC is the fastest growing golf retail franchise in America. Our unique strategy and superior franchisee support makes it easy to see why. Our business is divided into 3 distinct revenue streams - all designed to...

50k Minimum Cash Required
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