Summary
Anytime Fitness offers our members convenient and affordable 24 hour fitness. With the support of an experienced global franchisor, you can invest in this proven, low cost fitness franchise and join in our success.

Anytime Fitness

  Opportunities:
In the UK
  Business Type:
Franchise
  Minimum Investment:
£170,000
  Training Provided:
Yes
  Home-based:
Yes
  Part time:
Yes
  BFA Membership:
Member - Associate

Company Overview

Anytime Fitness are a global gym franchise running local gyms, open 24/7 in places where people live and work. Our clubs are smaller than normal health and fitness clubs, without the swimming pool, sauna and juice bar that most members don’t use. We have 2,800 gyms across the world in 23 countries and mroe than 2.5m members worldwide. One club opens every day somewhere in the world!

Franchise Overview

Anytime Fitness was founded in 2002 in USA by Chuck Runyon and Dave Mortensen. It is now ranked as the #1 franchise in the world according to the Franchise 500 2014 listings and is the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world. With more than 170 territories sold across the UK, we expect steady growth throughout 2015.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

With Anytime Fitness, the training doesn’t stop and continues weekly, monthly and yearly – on-site, remotely and via a regular three-day training course for our franchisees which covers every aspect of running their club including sales processes, payment systems, wlt_fielder database management, security, wlt_fielder retention and wlt_fielder service. This training runs six times a year giving franchisees the opportunity to refresh their knowledge or send their sales manager or other staff too. These courses come at no extra costs to franchisees.


Partner with the World Leaders…

“Officially the world’s fastest growing fitness club!” IHRSA

Launched in Minneapolis, USA, in 2002, Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing gym franchise in the world, averaging 300 new gyms per year while serving 4 million members at 5,000 gyms in 39 countries. It is the only franchise of any kind to have locations on all seven continents. Sites are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Anytime Fitness provides its members with convenient fitness options and friendly, personal service in well-maintained facilities that feature top-quality exercise equipment.

In the UK, Anytime Fitness is the second biggest fitness operator and the largest fitness franchise, with over 170 clubs open.

Anytime Fitness provides an outstanding business model for our franchisees, allowing them to prosper and thrive. Many franchisees are attracted to our simple business model, low staffing and recurring income stream and a great work/life balance.

Make Anytime Fitness Your Next Step to Financial Freedom

Due to our unrivalled coaching culture, convenient locations, 24/7 access, and desire to support everyone to lead a healthier lifestyle, your club will become the centre of the community and the tool to change people’s lives.

We have worked hard to be able to provide you with a simple proven business model which is easy to follow and great to scale up. Our model is ever-evolving and in the past year, we have unveiled a brand new open-plan club design to stand out from the competition as well as launching a new online member platform.

Once you decide to open your first Anytime Fitness Club, you become part of the Anytime Fitness franchise success. Franchisees benefit from a range of expert partners, including CBRE, who will help you to find the perfect location and negotiate and advise on all property matters. All franchisees are appointed a dedicated New Openings Manager to create business, marketing and sales plans, and be on hand every step of the way to help you make a flying start to creating your successful business.

Anytime Fitness franchise opportunities offer a reliable and predictable income and the freedom to choose whether you work in your club or employ a manager to take care of the business for you … Get the work-life balance you’ve always dreamed of. Joining Anytime Fitness means not only can you make a great living with an incredible ROI, you’ll make a positive and often life-changing difference to your members.

Watch Our Family Grow or Join us on the Journey…

Choosing which franchise model to invest in for your future is one of the biggest decisions you will make, so here are just a few reasons why the Anytime Fitness family keeps growing:

  • Booming fitness industry growth of 0.6% each year expected.
  • 96% global success rate.
  • Over 80% of franchisees are not from the fitness industry.
  • Funding available from major banks.
  • Full training and support throughout.
  • Recurring DD income.
  • Experienced property team-CBRE partnership.
  • Low staffing model.
  • Low fixed monthly fees.
  • Industry Experts form the support office team.

Since 2010, 60% of our UK franchisees own more than one territory, making the business benefits even greater.

If you have the minimum liquid capital of £170,000 or more, an Anytime Fitness franchise is a great business opportunity, so get in touch TODAY!

Click the button below today to find out more information.

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Full Legal Company Name
Anytime Fitness
HQ Address

Unit 7b, Building 6, Croxley Business Park, Hatters Lane, Watford, Herts

HQ Postcode
WD18 8YF
Telephone
0870 4788770
Contact
Shelley Fuller or Mark Bampton
Website
anytimefitnessfranchise.com
BFA Membership
Member - Associate
Company overview

Anytime Fitness are a global gym franchise running local gyms, open 24/7 in places where people live and work. Our clubs are smaller than normal health and fitness clubs, without the swimming pool, sauna and juice bar that most members don’t use. We have 2,800 gyms across the world in 23 countries and mroe than 2.5m members worldwide. One club opens every day somewhere in the world!

Investment Currency
GBP £
Business Type
Franchise
Franchise Overview

Anytime Fitness was founded in 2002 in USA by Chuck Runyon and Dave Mortensen. It is now ranked as the #1 franchise in the world according to the Franchise 500 2014 listings and is the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world. With more than 170 territories sold across the UK, we expect steady growth throughout 2015.

Home Based
Yes
Locations
UK-England
Daily Life of a Franchisee

With Anytime Fitness, the training doesn’t stop and continues weekly, monthly and yearly – on-site, remotely and via a regular three-day training course for our franchisees which covers every aspect of running their club including sales processes, payment systems, wlt_fielder database management, security, wlt_fielder retention and wlt_fielder service. This training runs six times a year giving franchisees the opportunity to refresh their knowledge or send their sales manager or other staff too. These courses come at no extra costs to franchisees.

Training Provided
Yes
Min Investment
170000
Part Time
Yes
Franchises suitable for Women
Yes
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