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Franchise Opportunities

Why a Gold Medal Swim School Franchise?

The Gold Medal Swim School Franchise owner has theincredible opportunity to growa family business that makes a genuine difference in the community and your life personally. Your hard work on a daily basis changes the lives of children forever through the life-saving skill of swimming... it is an amazing journey to provide a very strong return on investment while impacting your community and family for generations.

A Gold Medal Swim School Franchise is a unique business model offered to passionate people who want to save lives and impact children. The keys to our success are Olympic swimming fundamentals applied to an unmatched learnto swim teaching method... our method is amazing... it’s really fun...and it works. Learn to swim the Gold Medal Swim School way.

  • Success–The Gold Medal methodis based on Olympicswimming experience and over 25years in the Swim SchoolIndustry.
  • Business and Management Coaching-weekly conference calls with owner and Olympic Coach to best assist with your success. Unique in our industry.
  • Support-The best online learning platform in the industry with 24 hour access allowing franchisees to easily train, manage, and improve the quality of their staff.
  • Ourcorporate call center, marketing team, weekly coaching meetings,and 24 hour access to support provide aplatform for success.
  • Family–Be a part of the Gold Medal Family, the best swim instruction, a positive vibe, and kid-focused business practices... we love kids and want to help you share the joy we feel every day.

Site Selection, Design and Construction

  • Our team will be with you every step of the way
  • Planning, selecting and build out support
  • Gold Medal Swim School pools use industry-leading sanitation systems
  • Preferredlist ofvendors and suppliers

Ideal Candidate

The ideal Gold Medal Swim School franchiseowner shares the following traits:

  • Has a passion for learning and teaching both students, staff, and self
  • Loves kidsand feels the desire to make a difference in the community
  • Self-Motivated with some business, teaching, or Swimming experience

The Investment

Expenditures Low High
Expenditures Initial Franchise Fee Low $30,000 (first unit) High $30,000 (first unit)
Expenditures Real Estate/Rent Low Market Specific High Market Specific
Expenditures Pool Design/Leasehold Improvements Low $350,000 High $800,000
Expenditures Insurance Low $2,000 High $8,000
Expenditures Initial Training (Including travel and lodging) Low $3,000 High $18,000
Expenditures Computer Equipment, Software, Telephone and Internet Services Low $3,500 High $10,000
Expenditures Furniture, Fixtures, and Decor Low $25,000 High $100,000
Expenditures Grand Opening Marketing Low $10,000 High $15,000
Expenditures Professional Fees (legal and Accounting) Low $4,000 High $10,000
Expenditures Licenses and Permits Low $2,500 High $10,000
Expenditures Additional Funds (3 months) Low $50,000 High $125,000
Expenditures Total Estimated Initial Investment Low $484,000 High $1,126,000

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