FAQ

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We’re happy to answer any questions you may have on owning an Anytime Fitness gym. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact us with any questions.

How does an Anytime Fitness club create revenue?

The majority of your revenue will come from membership sales. We will recommend a monthly dues program with a one-time enrollment fee. Each member has the option to pay in full or pay dues each month via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer). An EFT payment can be made using a credit card, checking account, or savings account. Your membership rates may vary based on area demographics and the offerings at your facility. We can help you set your pricing structure.

Depending on your time and personal objectives for your club, we can help you set up a variety of revenue centers. Certified personal training, tanning, and vending are some of the more effective revenue centers your club can offer.

What can I expect to make from my business?

Income from each Anytime Fitness club varies based on many variables including market size, demographics, efforts made by owners, competency, and economic factors.* We can put you in touch with many different Anytime Fitness owners, and you can discuss their revenue and income with them.
*Item 19 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) provides you with in-depth information regarding projected annual earnings and revenues.

 

 

How much training will I receive?

With Anytime Fitness, the training never stops. Initially, we have a mandatory, one-week training course at our corporate office in Minnesota. Once the first week is completed, we provide daily or weekly assistance via the phone, onsite visits, email communications, and various publications. Assistance is available for as long as you need it. There is no additional cost for this valuable training and assistance.

Do I get an operations manual?

When you become an Anytime owner you will be granted access to our online operations manual. This is a web-based program that is regularly updated with new information. It contains topics designed to help you launch and operate an Anytime Fitness franchise.

How many hours will I work in my Anytime Fitness club each week?

That decision is completely up to you. Some owners maintain full-time jobs and watch over the operation of their club with occasional check-ups. Other owners operate their Anytime Fitness club as a full-time job. Depending on your circumstances, it can work either way.

How much are the franchise fees?

In comparison to other franchises, the fees for Anytime Fitness are considerably lower. Our fee structure includes a one-time $35,000 franchise fee and an ongoing $549 monthly payment. Most franchisors take a percentage of gross sales. With Anytime Fitness, you don't pay fees based on sales totals.

Are there benefits to owning more than one club?

Yes. We provide a discount on your initial franchise fee for each additional Anytime Fitness club you open.

How will I know if my market is big enough?

We can help you determine which city offers a viable market and also offer assistance on selecting an appropriate site, both of which will get your franchise off to a great start.

Will I be given help with selecting a site and building my club?

As much help as you request. Remember, your success is our success. Therefore, we will do whatever it takes to get you started in the right manner.

Who are the biggest competitors for Anytime Fitness?

Obviously other fitness clubs, community centers, hospital wellness facilities, and YMCAs are direct competitors. We can help you evaluate your competition and explore the possibilities of adding an Anytime Fitness club within your market before you make any commitment.

Do I get an exclusive territory with my Anytime Fitness territory?

Yes. You will be granted an exclusive territory. Your Sales Consultant can discuss with you how Anytime Fitness implements its territory development.

What is a Master Franchisee?

A master franchisee purchases the exclusive rights to sub-franchise the Anytime Fitness concept within their international geographic region. The master franchisee replicates the business strategy of Anytime Fitness in their geographic region, selling the proven Anytime Fitness concept to individual franchisees within that region, which could be a city, state, territory, country, or group of countries. Master franchisees receive extensive initial and on-going support from our talented headquarters team, allowing them to focus on promoting and selling franchises within their market.

What is the cost to become an Anytime Fitness Master Franchisee?

The costs associated with becoming an international Master Franchisee are typically significantly greater than purchasing an individual franchise. However, the costs vary widely and depend upon the region being considered. The rights fees take into consideration the overall potential of the region, including population and demographics, fitness participation trends, and general economic factors.

What qualifications are necessary to become an Anytime Fitness Master Franchisee?

Master franchisees must have the financial capability to establish and build a new business in their region, something which can require a significant amount of time, money, and human resources. They must also have the experience and acumen to enable them to build a successful business, supporting potentially hundreds of Anytime Fitness franchisees, and thousands of members. Being an Anytime Fitness master franchisee can be more difficult and time-consuming than operating individual clubs, but the long-term rewards can be substantial.