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Initial investment
$23K - $29K
Units as of 2022
64 Decrease

Company Overview

When Kansas City preschools began taking field trips to Andy Barney's indoor soccer facility, he developed the HappyFeet program (originally called Mini-Kickers) to teach 3, 4 and 5-year-olds soccer skills with the help of stories, nursery rhymes and songs. HappyFeet franchisees offer these soccer lessons year-round on-site at preschools. For older children, Barney also created Legends Soccer Club to teach more advanced soccer skills.

About HappyFeet

Industry Children's Businesses
Related Categories Children's Fitness Programs
Founded 1989
Parent Company HappyFeet Legends Int'l.
Leadership Poli Hanna, Franchise Director
Corporate Address 9701 W. 67th St.
Merriam, KS 66203
Social Facebook, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2007 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ 15
# of Units 64 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$20,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$22,500 - $29,400
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$18,300 - $23,200
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
10%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
3%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Training & Support Offered

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On-The-Job Training 20 hours
Classroom Training 10 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 2
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022