Goldfish Swim School Franchise

Swim School

Goldfish Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim facility dedicated entirely to
infants and children, ages four months to 12 years.
What does our cutting-edge swim school model have that
makes it a leader in the industry? You feel it the moment you walk in.
Something different. It’s more than vibrant colors chosen to inspire
kids. More than a curriculum crafted to not only teach kids to swim but
also to build their character. More than a shiver-free
pool heated to 90 degrees. There’s something more. Something
unexpected. Something that propels Goldfish Swim School beyond typical.
It’s passon. Not just a passon for kids or a passion for swimming…
It’s a special passion for changing - even saving lives - by teaching kids to swim. 

The Goldfish Swim School Franchise is positioned as a leader in the thriving and profitable
children’s education and enrichment market;
consistently recognized as one of the fastest-growing
companies in franchising.
·Over 65 schools open or in development in more than 23 states
·Teaching over 54,000 students per week
·On pace to have over 100 locations open & operating in the next five years
·Consistently recognized by
Entrepreneur, Franchise Business Review, Inc. and more!

The total investment necessary to begin operations as a Goldfish Swim
Area Developer is at least $1,390,283 to $3,250,358, depending
upon the number of Swim Schools you develop. This estimate includes, as a
Development fee, the Initial Franchise Fee of $50,000 for the first
Swim School and one-half of the initial franchise fee for one subsequent
Swim School at the reduced rate of $40,000. You would pay an additional
$20,000 for each subsequent Swim School to be developed under the Area
Development Agreement as part of your Development Fee and the remaining
half of the Initial Franchise Fee for each additional Swim School
developed when you sign each franchise agreement. In addition, if you
sign an Area Development Agreement, you will also sign the Franchise
Agreement for your first Swim School.

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How much does it cost to open a Goldfish Swim School Franchise?

The investment required to open a Goldfish Swim School Franchise is between $1,370,283-$3,230,358. There is an initial franchise fee of $50,000-$60,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Goldfish Swim School name.

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When did the first Goldfish Swim School open? 2006
When did Goldfish Swim School start Franchising? 2009

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2010 2 0 0 0

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Canada: Nationwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee N/A Yes
Startup Costs N/A Yes
Equipment N/A Yes
Inventory N/A Yes
Accounts Receivable N/A Yes
Payroll N/A Yes

On-The-Job Training: 40 hours
Classroom Training: 40 hours

Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Absentee Ownership Allowed Number of Employees Required to Run: 45

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Goldfish Swim School Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim School

2701 Industrial Row Dr.
Troy, MI


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