Do you want to buy a franchise? Dive into a swim school franchise and open your own Goldfish Swim School franchise, because it provides you a chance for extraordinary results!

Initial Investment

At Goldfish Swim School, we award franchises to applicants on a variety of criteria – and the initial financial investment is a requirement that ensures every candidate is serious about the company and their franchise opportunity.

For a franchise to be awarded, the candidate must be able secure capital of $1.37 million to $3.23 million. This includes payment to Goldfish Swim School corporate for the franchise fee, plus a real estate fee all as more particularly described in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

The construction costs for a location takes up a majority of the funding, because Goldfish Swim School has custom pools and is designed to incorporate the same style and elements in each location – all aimed at helping everyone reap extraordinary results from franchise opportunities.

Proven Success

If you are awarded a franchise, the success of it depends on you and the hard work you put into it – but with the Goldfish Swim School franchise, luck is on your side. Learning how to swim is a lifesaving, lifelong skill that everyone will always need and not a flash-in-the-pan business. More and more parents are looking for a swim school that can teach their kids how to swim, with extraordinary results.

Because of the plans put in place from the moment Goldfish Swim School opened its first franchise location in 2009, franchisees have the opportunity for success – and it shows.

On average, annual gross revenue for each franchise open 12 months or more is around $1.7 million. Selected Operating Expenses (as defined in the FDD) for franchises open 12 months or more average approximately $1,023,000. Profit Before Other Expenses (as defined in the FDD), for franchises open 12 months or more average approximately $710,000. Profit Before Other Expenses is defined in the FDD.

Systems are in place to encourage success by providing franchisees with continued training, support, review of operations, marketing support, and ongoing site support.

Reputable Brand

Since opening its first location in 2006, Goldfish Swim School has now grown to have 95 open locations – and counting – in 25 states and 2 locations in Canada.

Goldfish Swim School is more about simply teaching kids how to swim: It’s about giving them the tools and confidence to make waves in life. Co-founders Jenny and Chris McCuiston created the swim school to help kids be safer in and around the water, and now incorporate the Science of SwimPlay™ into the curriculum.

As a result, more than 130,000 students learn to swim each week at a Goldfish Swim School. The school’s philosophy and curriculum – which produces extraordinary results – along with the 90-degree water and air temperature on the pool deck, exciting tropical décor, and other added benefits are only a few reasons why the business keeps growing and is one of the fastest-growing franchise opportunities.

Plus, we regularly give back to the community, which means you’ll be part of that movement.

Franchise Award

Interested in a swim school franchise? Apply today to start the Goldfish Swim School franchise award process, and we’ll go over everything you need.

This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not represent an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a franchise disclosure document. Certain states require that we register the franchise disclosure document in those states. We are not directing the communications on this web site to the residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the franchise disclosure document to the prospective franchisee that complies with applicable law.