The Little Gym Int'l.
#179 Franchise 500| Child-development/fitness programs

The Little Gym Int'l.
Child-development/fitness programs

About
Founded

1976

Franchising Since

1992 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

7500 N. Dobson Rd., #220
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Leadership

Alex Bingham, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$186,450 - $441,500

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000 - $200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000 - $100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$59,500 - $59,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

40-50 hours

Classroom Training:

162-215 hours

Additional Training:

At existing franchise location

The Little Gym Int'l. is ranked #179 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $186,450 High - $441,500
Units
+6.7%+27 UNITS (1 Year) +33.1%+107 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: February 11th, 2020