Great Play Children's Gyms
Children's gyms
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Great Play Children's Gyms
Children's gyms

About
Founded

2006

Franchising Since

2008 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

8400 E. Crescent Pkwy., 6th Fl.
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

CEO

Keith Camhi

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$189,000 - $426,500

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

On-The-Job Training:

1 week

Classroom Training:

1 week

Additional Training:

Lead instructor training at headquarters, 3 weeks; webinars

Number of Employees Required to Run:

6

Bio
Jyl and Keith Camhi were inspired to develop the Great Play concept because they were dissatisfied with the fitness options available for their own children. They opened their first gym in Stamford, Connecticut, in 2006, and began franchising in 2008. Children from 6 months through 5th grade develop motor skills, sport skills, fitness and coordination through classes and play time in the gym's "Interactive Arena" that combines physical activity with virtual games using digital projectors and sensors.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $189,000 High - $426,500
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: December 31st, 2015