Experienced Coaches, Complete Training, and All the Playbooks You Need

The Little Gym International, Inc. provides comprehensive support and innovative resources for both new owners and established members of our family. All of the departments at The Little Gym International, Inc. headquarters are solely devoted to providing you with the tools and assistance you need to be in business for yourself, not by yourself. That way you can concentrate on more important things, like positively impacting the lives of children in your community.
Consultant Services

Consultant Services

You’re In Good Hands

The Little Gym International, Inc. Consultant Team will be your most important resource as a gym owner.

Pre-Opening Business Team: Your lifeline during your pre-opening phase. Your team will provide the best franchise support by assisting with real estate site selection and build out, financial analysis, marketing support, training, and an operational plan to ensure your gym opens smoothly.

Business Consultant: Your guide to help fast-track your business growth. Their goal is to help you on your path to success and ensure that your operational, marketing, training, and financial plans match your vision and goals. New owners that purchase an established location will have the support of a dedicated Resale Consultant to ensure a smooth transition.

Field Consultant: Your mentor for the long-haul. Our Field Consultants are other current owners whose track records are exceptional and insights are invaluable.

Curriculum Development

Curriculum Development

The Game Plan

No one tops The Little Gym International, Inc. at developing age-appropriate curriculum - it's why we're the top choice amongst fun franchises.

Our proprietary, detailed lesson plans allow you and your team to easily deliver exceptional classes. Each class, each week, and each Season comes with its own unique lesson plans, adding variety and appeal to your programs.

Our Curriculum Department continues to research and develop new programs, music, themes and activities to keep lessons fresh and encourage children to return Season after Season. You'll receive all the tools you need through a secure Lesson Plan website, allowing you to quickly access lesson plans, tutorial skills videos, teaching aids and music, and more. These tools are designed to help you save time and stay focused on building membership, increasing revenues - and changing lives.

Financial Services

Financial Services

You Can Count On Us

Seeing our franchise owners reach their potential is our top priority. That's why our Finance Department works with you from day one, providing the financial training and support to start and manage your children's franchise gym.

We guide you through funding options and make lender referrals.

In the pre-opening phase, you'll learn our financial strategies and management techniques and have access to our Pro Forma Business Model, an insightful financial planning tool. Throughout your ownership, the Finance Department will be a powerful ally, available for one-on-one consultations and to review the financial and analytical tools we provide.

Human Resources

Human Resources

Developing a Team

Hiring is part intuition, part science. And it’s a whole lot easier with advice in key areas from our Human Resources department.

Detailed job descriptions, interviewing tips, and techniques on obtaining reference and background checks are just a few of the tools that will help you assemble the greatest team for your business.

New owners will also be given contacts to other HR resources, including securing insurance for a reasonable cost.  You will be responsible for your own hiring and employment, but we can point you to tools to get you started.

IT Services

IT Services

Technically Speaking

The Little Gym International, Inc. IT department provides startup and ongoing tools and support to help your gym run more efficiently.

Our original and proprietary point of sale and customer relationship management system provides the ability to track all of the day to day operations and integrates with your customizable website so that customers can easily make purchases through their desktop or mobile device. This tool also provides output of many critical reports and metrics that will help you manage and grow your business.

The IT Department works to provide the best franchise support through a myriad of essential tools including online curriculum, training, marketing and business operations support, an automated drip email system designed to streamline customer purchases, and much more.

Marketing

Marketing

To Market To Market

The Little Gym International, Inc. team takes the mystery out of marketing through step-by-step training and access to an abundance of proven materials that provide the best franchise support.

We have turnkey solutions available for traditional media, online and direct-to-consumer tactics and are constantly creating new marketing materials to assist you in the continued growth of your business.

Our Marketing department also supports your local efforts by creating awareness for The Little Gym® brand through national advertising, promotions, and public relations efforts. 

Real Estate

Real Estate

Location, Location, Location

The Real Estate department’s knowledge, state-of-the-art technology, and access to demographic and psychographic data will give you the confidence to know you've selected the best available location for your business.

Resources and tools are available to assist you on your lease, construction permits, licensing and zoning and advise you during the build-out, helping select qualified vendors and assisting with construction deadlines.

Down the road, the real estate team can support you on a variety of questions including relocation, opening of additional facilities, territory analysis and development.

Training

Training

Training

The thought of starting a new business is enough to tie anyone up in knots. But our Training Department is there for you every step of the way.

Our instruction will provide a solid foundation and get you off to a great start. Throughout your ownership, we conduct hands-on trainings, regional trainings, real-life in-gym sessions, and online refresher courses to name a few.

Our training department is there with a YES! attitude and years of in-gym experience to help you teach the best classes, keep your employees motivated, and grow your business.

What our owners are saying

We both feel that making a positive difference in the lives of children is our greatest success.

Randy and Eleanor Garver,
The Little Gym® Franchise Owners

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