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5 Best Indoor Soccer Facility Franchises [Cost, Fees]

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Do you want to start an indoor soccer business by buying a franchise? If YES, here are 5 best indoor soccer facility franchise opportunities for sale and their cost.

The Indoor Sports Facility Management industry that indoor soccer facility business falls under is indeed an active industry.

Players in the industry are involved in running indoor or outdoor sports and physical recreation venues, grounds and facilities. The industry is driven by increased consumer spending on sports and higher participation rates in organized sports especially at community levels.

The industry has experienced steady growth in the last five years due to steadily rising consumer expenditure on recreation and culture, and growing spectator sport participation.

Despite the fact that overall sport participation is currently at same level as it was in the last five years, participation in amateur sports peaked in 2012 and 2013, which boosted revenue for operators of local, community and grassroots facilities.

Government investment in large-scale sport infrastructure projects is a key source of revenue for industry participants and major redevelopment have also contributed to revenue growth over the last five years.

Although starting this type of business is capital intensive, but if truly you want to own an indoor soccer facility, you can achieve it by buying the franchise of an indoor soccer facility in the United States of America. Here are some of the best indoor soccer facility franchises to buy in the United States of America.

5 Best Indoor Soccer Facility Franchise Opportunities

  1. The Hi-Five Sports Zone

The Hi-Five Sports Zone is a small scale, recreational sports center. At under 15,000 square feet, you get to set up where families live and shop.

You run all the fun-filled classes, leagues and camps plus amazing sports birthday parties complete with their mascot Murphy and turning “Murphy coins” into party prizes.

This great resource to your community scales fast, allowing others to rent and the ability to connect with schools. The Hi-Five Sports Zone has a whole community launch plan to create the kind of splash at your grand opening that leads to program and birthday party sales, right from day one.

You also get an exclusive territory, so when you’ve outgrown the building, there’s plenty more revenue coming outside the facility walls.

Hi-Five is your ticket to get in the game with your very own youth sports business. Hi-Five will give you the tools necessary to have your very own Hi-Five Sports Club or Hi-Five Sports Zone (facility).

All Hi-Five franchise models focus on year-round programming that culminate with their famous multi-sport summer sports camp.

The company operates year-round sports programs and their famous summer multi-sports camp at various facilities through partnerships and/or rental agreements.

For some, this is the first-step before transitioning in their brick and mortar Hi-Five Sports Zone concept. Fun and sports fundamentals are what they provide for ages 3 – 13.

Financial Requirements and Info

  • Hi-Five Sports Model Initial Fee – $25,000
  • Initial Investment – $9,900 to $12,900
  • Royalty Fee – 8.5 % Gross Sale
  • Business eSuite – $125 Per Month
  1. Soccer 5

Soccer 5 is a leading small sided soccer operator in the United States of America and it will be the most popular sport there within the next 5 years. Games are outdoors or indoors and are played on fields capable of hosting games from 5 v 5 to 7 v 7.

There are multiple locations; indoor, outdoor, land, warehouse. It is all about demographics and choosing the right site and their property professionals are there to help with spec for land negotiations, warehouse vertical columns, height, correct, and target.

If you invest in this franchise, you will have access to the Soccer 5 trademarks, design and build project consulting team and approved suppliers, the Confidential Operations Manual, and their exclusive equipment and operational tools.

You and your key managers will receive both classroom and on-the-job training in Miami for approximately one week. You will also receive three days of on-site training at your own location around the time of your opening.

A Franchise Performance Coach is assigned to your location to provide ongoing support and training. Single territory with multiple territories are available and details are included within their FDD and TFA.

Financial Requirements and Info

  • Initial Investment – $355,000 to $1,585,000
  • Franchise Fee – $50,000
  • Project Management Fee – 15% of design and construction costs (payable to Soccer 5 Project Management team)
  • Financing – Soccer 5 does not offer any direct financing but they can recommend some third party financing options.
  1. Soccer Shots Franchise

Jeremy Sorzano and Jason Webb played soccer together in college and professionally. They created Soccer Shots as a way to earn money during their off-season.
With the success of their first two locations in Charlotte, North Carolina and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, friends and former teammates began asking how they could do the same, so they began franchising in 2005.

Soccer Shots franchisees offer 30 to 40 minute weekly programs to teach children basic soccer skills and character-building lessons.

If you truly want to make a difference and be a part of a proven business model and you want to work for yourself and blend your passion with your career, then owning a Soccer Shots franchise may be right for you

They have been able to, over the years, make use of successful business models to build the business, and they have positively impacted children which is why over 440,000 children enrolled in Soccer Shots last year. For the second consecutive year, Forbes Magazine has ranked Soccer Shots franchise as a best franchise to buy.

Soccer Shots Franchising LLC offers in-house financing to cover only franchise fee, and franchise unit locations are available all across the United States of America and Canada. They have 13 territories added in 2018 and they have active territories in 36 states and 2 Canadian provinces.

Financial Requirements

  • Initial Investment – $41,034 – $53,950
  • Net-worth Requirement – $35,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement – $20,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee – $34,500 – $34,500
  • Ongoing Royalty Fee – 7%
  • Ad Royalty Fee – $500 / year.
  • Veteran Incentives – 15% off franchise fee
  1. i9 Sports

Based in Tampa, Florida, i9 Sports® is the nation’s first and largest youth sports league franchise business with more than 2 million player registrations spanning hundreds of communities from New York to Hawaii.

Their franchise owners offer youth sports leagues, camps, and clinics for boys and girls ages 3 – 14 in the most popular sports such as football, soccer, basketball, baseball, ZIP Lacrosse™ and volleyball.

Since the first franchise was sold in 2003, i9 Sports has given entrepreneurial individuals who have the desire to make a living doing something they love a time-tested way to achieve their dreams. Franchisees can get involved in this sports-centric franchise for as little as $44,900 to start.

Financial Requirements and info

  • Franchise Fee – $1,500 – $24,900
  • Territory Fee – $15,000 – $15,000
  • Grand Opening Advertising – $5,000 – $7,000
  • Insurance – $1,000 – $1,500
  • Legal & Accounting Services $800 – $1,500
  • Furniture, Equipment, Inventory, And Supplies – $3,000 – $4,000
  • Training Expenses – $1,200 – $2,000
  • Additional Funds – 3 Months – $9,000 to $14,000
  • Total Estimated Initial Investment – $36,500 – $69,900
  1. HappyFeet Legends Int’l.

When Kansas City preschools began taking field trips to Andy Barney’s indoor soccer facility, he developed the HappyFeet program (originally called Mini-Kickers) to teach 3, 4 and 5-year-olds soccer skills with the help of stories, nursery rhymes and songs.

HappyFeet franchisees offer these soccer lessons year-round on-site at preschools. For older children, Barney also created Legends Soccer Club to teach more advanced soccer skills.

HappyFeet Legends Int’l. was founded in 1989 and they have been franchising since 2007, about 12 years ago. They have their corporate head office at 9701 W. 67th St. Merriam, KS 66203 and the current CEO of the company is Andy Barney.

HappyFeet Legends Int’l. offers in-house financing to cover only franchise fee but they also have relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover franchise fee.

HappyFeet Legends Int’l. is seeking new franchise units from interested investors from all across the United States of America and across the world.

Financial Requirements

  • Initial Investment – $22,500 – $29,400
  • Liquid Cash Requirement – $18,300 – $23,200
  • Initial Franchise Fee – $15,000 – $15,000
  • Ongoing Royalty Fee – 8-10%
  • Veteran Incentives – 10% off franchise fee