Business Idea Center: Sports

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Business Name / Description

Adventure Clubs

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Help introduce others to your favorite extreme activities.
Category: Travel
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Aerobics Center

Help others get in shape while working for yourself--a one-two punch.
Category: Health Care/Medical
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Archery Range

Aim for your target market with an archery range.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Ballroom Dancing

Do you waltz around your home? Make money while you help others do the same in your own studio.
Category: Education/Instruction
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Baseball Batting Cage

Swing away at a business with your passion for baseball.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Bathing Suits

People will never stop going to the beach. Cater to them by selling bathing suits and other beach accessories.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Bicycle Courier Service

Peddle up profits with a bicycle courier service.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Bicycle Safety Courses

Teach parents and children how to stay safe on their bikes.
Category: Education/Instruction
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Bicycle Tours

Build a business that cycles around your town.
Category: Autos/Transportation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Billiards Hall

Shoot for the pool of people in the billiards community.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Boat Broker

If you're all about fun in the sun, consider starting a boat broker business.
Category: Autos/Transportation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Boat Charters

Ride your way into profits with a boat charter business.
Category: Autos/Transportation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Boxing Center

Exercise your passion for boxing and your business skills--a one-two punch.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Bungee Jumping

Need a rush with your business? Consider jumping into the extreme sports industry.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Camps For Children

If you love kids, running a children's camp could be as sweet as as toasted marshmallow.
Category: Children's Businesses
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Paddle your passions into a canoe and kayak rental business.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Children's Coach Service

A children's coach service makes everyday like recess.
Category: Children's Businesses
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Community Website

Bring your local flavor to the web for all to see.
Category: Media/Publishing
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Extreme Adventure Trips

This business will keep you on the edges of life.
Category: Travel
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Fitness Center

Start a gym and watch the profits work themselves out.
Category: Health Care/Medical
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Golf Instruction

Do you have a little Tiger Woods in you? Help people perfect their stroke and you can just buy a green jacket.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Gun Shop

Here's a great market to shoot for.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Kayak Tours

If you love being outdoors and on the water, start a business giving kayak tours.
Category: Travel
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Laser Tag

Looking for a business that gives you a rush? Consider opening an indoor laser tag center and play your way to profits.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Martial Arts

Kick butt physically and financially with a business in martial arts.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Miniature Golf Center

Put your love for the sport in a company that putts out profits.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Mobile Rock Climbing

A great party idea, mobile rock climbing can belay you and your business to new heights.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Motorcycle Sales

Ignite your love for motorcycles and sales with this business.
Category: Autos/Transportation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Parasailing

The waves of clients that pour in will take this business smooth sailing.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Pedal Boat Rentals

Pedal your way to success with this company.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Personal Trainer

Help people get in shape and look their best as a personal trainer.
Category: Health Care/Medical
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Rowboat Rentals

Row, row, row your biz gently down the cash flow stream.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Sailing School

If you enjoy the open sea, this business could put the wind in your sails.
Category: Education/Instruction
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Saunas

You want a hot business? It doesn't get much hotter than this.
Category: Beauty/Personal Care
Startup Costs: $50,000 - $100,000
Franchises Available? No

Scuba Dive Charter Boat

Are you a dive master? Explore the realms of this business idea to bring profits to the surface.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Scuba Diving Instruction

Dive into a business that makes the best of your aquatic knowledge.
Category: Education/Instruction
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Skateboard Park

With skateboarding and in-line skating being two of America's favorite pastimes, a skatepark can roll up some good profits.
Category: Recreation
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Skiing Instruction

Assuming you're in a location where it snows and has mountains, this business is all downhill.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Snowboards

If the skateboard canvas is too small for your big artistic vision, look to snowboards.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Sport Coach Training

More parents want their kids to succeed. And to do that they're willing to spend the extra bucks to hire a specialized coach.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Sports Bar

Create a great hangout for sports fans that'll keep them coming back for every game.
Category: Food
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Sports Camps

Keep your eye on the ball of this business--it can cater to kids or adults.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Sports Coaching

Put on your whistle and striped shirt and inspire players to do their very best.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Franchises Available? No

Sports Memorabilia

With the popularity of eBay, buying sports memorabilia is a venture that's sure to pay off.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Sports Team Uniform Service

Help inspire a sense of camaraderie by selling uniforms to sports teams.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Sportsmen Vests

Cater to sportsmen, from hunters to boaters, by making vests that fit their specific needs.
Category: Retail Businesses
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Sportswear

Design and manufacture--or simply sell--a variety of sportswear online.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No

Trophies

Reward yourself--and someone else--with a business that makes trophies.
Category: Entertainment & Events
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

Windsurfing School

If you're near a windy body of water and love the sport, this is a business that may seem more like play than work.
Category: Sports
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No

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