The Little Gym

Initial Investment

LOW: $157,750
HIGH: $377,000

Change in Units

+3.3% +10 UNITS (1 Year)
+10.6% +32 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1992 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

7001 N. Scottsdale Rd., #1050 Scottsdale, AZ 85253


Ruk Adams

About The Little Gym

After teaching grade school in public schools for years, Robin Wes used his physical education, psychology and motor development degrees to open The Little Gym in 1976. Although it started out focusing on physical education, the program has evolved to focus on children’s intellectual and social development as well.

Today Little Gym offers programs for various age levels, including Parent & Child, Developmental Gymnastics, Karate and Sports Skills Development. Franchises also hold birthday parties, summer camps, Creative Crafts Adventures and Parent’s Survival Nights.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$157,750 - $377,000

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000 - $300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$24,750 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

The Little Gym has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee for active-duty military

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 126

Lowest Rank: 411

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 7 days

Training at headquarters: 8 days

Additional Training: Existing franchise location

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 5 - 7

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Updated: October 6th, 2016

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