Frequently Asked Questions

Answers About Our Kids’ Gym Franchise Opportunity

We’re heard all the questions:

  • What is the initial franchisee fee and initial investment for The Little Gym?
  • Do I have to be a gymnast to own a Little Gym franchise?
  • What kind of support do you offer new Little Gym franchise owners?
  • Will I have the opportunity to speak with current Little Gym franchisees?
  • Can I buy more than one Little Gym franchise?

We’ve provided the answers to the questions below. If you still have lingering questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our us.


  • Q:How do I start the process of applying to be a The Little Gym franchise?

    A:Fill out our contact form and we will be in touch with you to discuss our franchise discovery process. We’d love to talk to you!

  • Q:How much is the franchise fee?

    A:The franchise fee is $59,500. Find additional information on our Investment Info page.

  • Q:How long will the approval process take?

    A:The new franchisee discovery process generally takes between 45 and 60 days.

  • Q:Do I have to be a gymnast and have experience of working with children?

    A:No! Most of our franchise owners had little or no experience before joining The Little Gym family. Many have enjoyed careers across a broad range of sectors, from sales and marketing, current business ownership, operations, and more. There are also people who have joined us as instructors and have gone on to become franchise owners.

  • Q:What kind of training and support do you offer?

    A:The Little Gym provides comprehensive training, marketing and finance support, and advanced HR and IT resources. You’ll be equipped with everything you need to build a thriving business, and we’ll be by your side every step of the way!

  • Q:Is financing available for your kids’ gym franchise?

    A:We will introduce you to our preferred lenders who have helped other franchisees finance their gyms.

  • Q:Can I attend a Launch Day?

    A:Yes, candidates who successfully complete steps 1-5 of our Discovery Process are invited to attend a Launch Day at our headquarters in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Contact The Little Gym team today to learn more.

  • Q:Can I talk to other franchise owners about their experience with The Little Gym?

    A:During the Validation and due diligence period, we recommend you speak to franchise owners in the network and ask them to share their experiences. With over 400 gyms around the world, there is a wealth of personalities and experience available to help you determine if The Little Gym is the right opportunity and will meet your expectations. Check out our Owner Stories to read about other franchise owners’ experiences.

  • Q:Can I buy more than one The Little Gym franchise?

    A:The Little Gym offers both single and multi-unit ownership opportunities.Check out the Ideal Candidate page to learn more about each.