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British Swim School USA
#309

Initial Investment

LOW: $82,200
HIGH: $127,700

Change in Units

+70.4% +19 UNITS (1 Year)
+170.6% +29 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1981

Franchising Since

2011 (6 Years)

Corporate Address

3101 N. Federal Hwy., #601 Oakland Park, FL 33306

CEO

Rita Goldberg

About British Swim School USA

Former British national swimmer Rita Goldbert opened her first private swim school in 1981 in the basement of a Victorian house in Manchester, England. Ten years later, she brought British Swim School to the U.S., and another twenty years later she began franchising the concept. Franchisees offer swimming and water safety lessons for children as young as three months old.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$82,200 - $127,700

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$39,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

10%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

British Swim School USA has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 2 days

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
National Media
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 2

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Updated: January 11th, 2017

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