Top Rated Sports & Recreation Franchises

Introducing the best-in-class franchises in the Sports & Recreation category as rated by current franchisee satisfaction. These franchises are the top opportunities for entrepreneurs interested in starting a business that focuses on sports leagues for both adults or children, outdoor activities, or other recreational themes.

You’ll find some unique companies within the Sports & Recreation Category, all of which have created a franchise business model that keeps its franchises happy. With services ranging from youth sports to adult art classes, this category is worth exploring for prospective recreation-minded franchise owners.

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British Swim School

British Swim School is a franchise dedicated to providing an opportunity for children to learn how to swim, no matter what age. Their classes have been proven to prevent child drownings by utilizing o…

Investment: $93,700 - $125,850 Cash Required: $75,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park (TM) Camp Resorts

Family-friendly Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts™ offer pools, water slides, splash grounds, jumping pillows, wagon rides, foam parties and interactions with Yogi Bear-costumed charact…

Investment: $63,000 - $10,000,000 Cash Required: $250,000
Skyhawks Sports Academy franchise opportunity child recreation industry girls team playing sports
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Skyhawks Sports Academy

Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Skyhawks sports programs are design…

Investment: $30,800 - $89,750 Cash Required: $75,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
out of 100

Spoiled Rotten Photography

Spoiled Rotten Photography is a high-end children’s portraiture franchise. Their specialty is creating beautiful portraits for preschool students. 

Investment: $33,500 - $48,300 Cash Required: $35,000
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TGA Premier Sports

TGA Premier Sports combines athletics, academics and life lessons to create fun and engaging youth programs.

Investment: $30,000 - $80,000 Cash Required: $50,000

Amazing Athletes

Amazing Athletes uses a multi-sport program designed to benefit children aged 18 mos. to 6 years physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. Their program introduces the fundamentals of 10 differ…

Investment: $33,100 - $64,950 Cash Required: $30,000
Includes owner satisfaction report
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Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a children’s soccer program with a focus on character development and impacting children’s lives on and off the field through coaching, communication and curriculum.

Investment: $43,000 - $55,300 Cash Required: $20,000
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American Poolplayers Association

The American Poolplayers Association (APA) is the largest amateur pool league in the world with over 250,000 members. With leagues playing in over 13,000 venues across North America, it is the first c…

Investment: $22,936 - $29,411 Cash Required: $22,936
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Freedom Boat Club

Freedom Boat Club members can call or go online to reserve a boat for the date and time they desire. Then simply show up and the boat is ready to go. When the adventure is over, simply hand in the key…

Investment: $181,000 - $487,500 Cash Required: $50,000
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Kampgrounds of America

Kampgrounds of America is the world’s largest system of privately held campgrounds with more than 525 campgrounds across North America.

Investment: $30,250 - $9,172,925 Cash Required: $500,000
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Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim School’s holistic philosophy, The Science of SwimPlay®, focuses on building life skills using play-based learning in a fun and safe environment. The company has state-of-the-art a…

Investment: $1,355,283 - $3,266,858 Cash Required: $600,000
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AquaTots offers a tried-and-true curriculum to teach children four months to 12 years of age to swim. Since 1991, the company’s internationally recognized “Lessons For Life” program has taug…

Investment: $502,095 - $1,150,237 Cash Required: $200,000
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Streamline Brands

Streamline Brands is the leading franchisor of swim school concepts with three brands in the family: SafeSplash Swim School, SwimLabs Swim School and Swimtastic Swim School,

Investment: $50,000 - $2,000,000 Cash Required: $50,000