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- 2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#46 Ranked #55 last year
- Initial investment
$2.8M - $5.9M
- Units as of 2021
153 200.0% over 3 years
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Urban Air Adventure Park franchise.
Urban Air Adventure Park, which was founded in 2011, is an award-winning trampoline-themed adventure park. As a popular event destination and family-friendly hub, the company creates memorable experiences in an active and safe environment. Park attractions include indoor skydiving, a slam dunk zone, bowling, APEX trampolines, and a specified area for kids under seven years old.
Urban Air Adventure Park began franchising in 2014 to great success. There are currently over 130 locations in the United States, and the brand is still expanding its reach. With strict cleaning procedures and safety measures, Urban Air makes sure that fun comes second to responsibility.
Why You May Want to Open an Urban Air Adventure Park
Franchisees positively impact the lives of children across the country with their Urban Air Adventure Park franchise location. As a franchisee, Urban Air Adventure Park insists that you’ll receive outstanding support from the company, more than the “other guys” have to offer. You’ll get more home office support, access to affordable park attractions, top-notch safety and training sessions, data and analytics reports, and a whole lot more.
Multiple times in the past several years, Urban Air Adventure Park has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. It has also been named the #1 company in the Entertainment category by Entrepreneur multiple times in the past several years.
What Might Make an Urban Air Adventure Park Franchise a Good Choice?
You can confidently run your Urban Air Adventure park knowing that the company’s strong corporate presence in the market may result in a more stable business operation. The company is continuously developing new strategies to bring customers in. From in-park fast-casual cafes to technology, the company’s dedication to innovation may make the investment a less risky option than purchasing any old trampoline park for sale and trying to run it yourself.
You have to pay attention to those Urban Air prices, too. The company believes in charging you only what is necessary to jumpstart your trampoline park. To be part of the Urban Air Adventure Park team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment that will include a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should be prepared for ongoing fees including advertising, royalty, and renewal fees. Franchisees also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements.
If you need help covering fees initially, Urban Air Adventure Park has partnered with third-party sources that can help you cover the franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, and payroll.
How Do You Start an Urban Air Adventure Park Franchise?
The Urban Air Adventure Park discovery process typically takes a few months to complete. During this time, the Urban Air Adventure Park franchising team will make sure you’re an ideal candidate and that you understand the brand. Once you fill out a request for consideration form, they may send you their Franchise Disclosure Document and help you secure your funding.
If they approve your request, you will attend a company discovery day. If things are still in the clear at that point, you will sign a franchise agreement and begin site selection, design, and construction. You will be well on your way to jumping for joy in your trampoline park!
About Urban Air Adventure Park
- Franchising Since
- 2014 (8 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.
This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.
- # of Units
- 153 (as of 2021)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Urban Air Adventure Park franchise.
Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees
Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.
- Initial Franchise Fee
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $2,793,750 - $5,935,655
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- 10% off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- Third Party Financing
- Urban Air Adventure Park has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- 76 hours
- Classroom Training
- 76.5 hours
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsToll-Free LineGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresLease NegotiationField OperationsSite SelectionProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Co-op AdvertisingAd TemplatesNational MediaRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail MarketingLoyalty Program/App
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
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Franchise 500 Ranking History
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