Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.

Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.

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Initial Investment

LOW: $29,600

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1993 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

P.O. Box 7599 Seminole, FL 33775


Robert Manly

About Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc.

Upon finding out that she was pregnant, fitness enthusiast Jill Manly began directing her attention to infant and early childhood fitness. Through her research, Manly discovered a lack of fitness in young children and decided to do something about it. In 1992, after developing a curriculum for her classes, Manly started Stretch-n-Grow in Galveston, Texas.

Each Stretch-n-Grow class is about 45 minutes long, with 30 minutes of exercise and 15 minutes of discussion. Classes are taught at child-care and recreation centers, elementary schools, YMCA and YWCA centers, Mothers’ Day Out programs and Head Start facilities. Instructors also provide classes for after-school programs, birthday parties and sports camps.

The company began franchising in 1993 and has locations in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, and Hong Kong, as well as the United States.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment


Liquid Cash Requirement

$20,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Stretch-N-Grow Int'l. Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives

25% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 162

Lowest Rank: 437

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 3 days

Additional Training: At Dallas location

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line

Marketing Support
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: October 11th, 2012

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