The Zoo Health Club

Franchise Costs

Liquid Capital Required: $150,000
Net Worth Required: $300,000
Total Investment: $300,000 - $600,000
Franchise Fee: $14,999

Franchisee Options

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available

Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: The Zoo Health Club
Home Office: Manchester, NH

About The Zoo Health Club

The Zoo Health Club offers state of the art fitness facilities in locations across the U.S. We offer our members a variety of services beyond the traditional gym experience, including fitness classes, personal and group training, tanning, product sales, and more. With the fitness industry growing at lightning rates, now is the perfect time to open your own Zoo Health Club franchise!

Values & History

Our mission is simple: Break the mold of traditional health clubs and create a gym experience like no other. How do we do this? Through our proven business model:

  • Strategic Location: Location, location, location! Convenient, easily accessible locations in secondary shopping centers make frequent visits routine for the entire family.
  • Low Fees: Low monthly fees attract and retain members.
  • Equipment: Top-of-the-line equipment offers a competitive edge and keeps members challenged.
  • Low Costs: Small- to medium-size locations limit lease costs and ensure a friendly, community-like environment.
  • Diversification: A variety of special products and services please members and increase revenue.
  • Guidance: We provide a proven model and step-by-step guidance on how to open a fitness center.

Industry Performance

Industries usually have cycles. Some may see growth and decline, while others stay stagnant. The health and fitness industry--a $20 billion industry--is one of the few that has continued growth and it does not seem to be declining. Trends come and go but everyone can agree that staying fit and healthy is a way of life and that will not change. This industry has seen double digit growth in the past 10 years and as more and more people move to eating healthier, organic foods, you can expect more people will be wanting to get in shape. In fact, there has been a 44% increase in U.S. gym memberships in the past ten years. Opening a gym franchise helps you capitalize on this growing trend toward fitness.

Purchasing a The Zoo Health Club Franchise

With its versatile and proven business model and multiple revenue streams, investing in a Zoo Health Club franchise is just a smart business decision. To get started you will need at least $150,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $300,000. Start up costs will vary based on location, whether you are converting an existing business, and other factors, but you can count on a low standard franchise fee of just $14,999.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

Prior business, sales, and fitness experience is a plus, but not a requirement. The Zoo franchise system provides you with the training, tools, and support necessary to efficiently open and operate your club, without guesswork or the mistakes of trial and error. Your vision, dedication, and hard work, combined with our proven systems and years of experience, will maximize your chances of obtaining the financial rewards associated with business ownership.

More than half of our franchise owners are owner/operators. The rest allow their top managers and staff to take care of the day-to-day operations. When speaking with our franchise owners you will notice they come from different industries and backgrounds. They all have one thing in common: They were looking for the right balance of lifestyle and business. All were looking for an opportunity for themselves and family. They found it with the Zoo Health Club.

Training & Support

You don't need a background in entrepreneurship to be a successful Zoo Health Club franchisee. Our training program, support resources, and network of franchisees will give you all the tools you need to thrive in your new role. Before you open your Zoo Health Club, you will go through our franchisee training where you learn everything you need to know about running a gym franchise. We cover everything from business management to the Zoo Health Club operations procedures to the fitness industry.

At Zoo Health Club, we want nothing more than to see you succeed. Our teams are here to help you with everything from finding the right location to advertising your grand opening. In addition, we have systems in place that make it easy for you to operate your business—things like software, operations manuals, and business practices are all ready for you to implement in your store so you don't have to start from scratch.

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Available In:

The Zoo Health Club is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia