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Snap Fitness - Gym Franchise

Snap Fitness is a premium feel, high value fitness club, with industry leading strength, group fitness and functional training areas.

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Territory Information

Location:
Lincolnshire
Franchise Fee:
£30,000
Total Investment:
£600K
Profile

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Snap Fitness launched in 2003 and set a new benchmark for innovation in the fitness and franchising markets.

Since then, we have continuously evolved to maintain our leading brand position, delivering top-tier support for both franchisees and members across our 1,000+ gyms in 20+ countries.

As the fitness industry grows, our mission is to continue to be known as the most inclusive fitness experience, which appeals to a broad market and delivers a profitable franchise business model.

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INNOVATIVE GLOBAL BRAND

We provide an inclusive gym experience, leveraging technology and key partnerships to provide a premium gym experience at an affordable cost which appeals to a broad audience.

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GROWING MEMBERSHIP BASE

Whilst it's reported that there was a 4.7% decline in members from 2019 to 2022, we saw +12% growth across sites open in 2020 by the end of 2022.

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WORLD CLASS SUPPORT

Our team provide you with the playbook to make opening your own gym simple. We will help with planning and securing finance, sourcing property, recruiting, and training, pre-sales and launch, as well as ongoing support at every step of the way.

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PROVEN ROI

Our franchisees typically see a return on their investment within 2-3 years, enabling them to become multi-location owners at pace to build a secure investment portfolio.

Full support structure

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Working with the right partners in the right way is central to our approach to continue developing the Snap Fitness brand.

Whether you’re looking to be an Owner Investor or an Owner Manager we have a robust support system in place from the very start.

What we provide

  • Planning and finance: Access to funding opportunities through partnerships with leading lenders
  • Property: In-house property experts to help you find and develop the right sites.
  • Recruitment and training: Access to the best candidates available through our recruitment partners. Comprehensive training for you and your team.
  • Pre-Sale and launch: Marketing support and continued coaching help keep you on the front foot.
  • Personal contact: Your franchisee business manager will ensure you have the insights and support to run your business effectively.
  • Ongoing growth: Continuous support with operations, coaching and marketing. You can start as a multi-club owner – or we’ll help you work towards this in 2-3 years.
  • Member analytics: Innovative back-end technology with insight into member behaviour and needs.

Our franchisees

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The Snap Fitness estate will reach the 100-club open milestone before the end of 2023. We have a strong property pipeline and are seeking ambitious, service-orientated franchisees who share our mission and who want to be part of the growing global health and wellness market.

These partners will be forward thinkers who appreciate the commercial opportunity that results from helping people discover a lasting passion for an active lifestyle.

We offer a relatively low up-front investment, the opportunity for a fast ROI – in just 2-3 years – and a clear path to long term, sustainable growth. Our dedicated London-based team of experts will support you every step of the way – from sourcing your properties – through to opening and running a successful fitness business.

 

Testimonials
Driving network success: from owning a transport business to becoming a multi-unit franchisee Peter Dhillon, Multi-Club Franchisees, UK & Ireland
Driving network success: from owning a transport business to becoming a multi-unit franchisee Peter Dhillon, Multi-Club Franchisees, UK & Ireland
At Snap Fitness, we are used to celebrating the milestones and the progress of our franchisees throughout the network. And it’s fair to say, since opening our first UK club in 2012, our success has been largely down to the great franchisees who strive to grow the brand and help make Snap ...
How I became a multi-unit franchisee in just two years  Sam Aujla, Multi-club franchisee UK
How I became a multi-unit franchisee in just two years Sam Aujla, Multi-club franchisee UK
For some franchisees, becoming a successful multi-unit owner can be several years in the making. However, for Sam Aujla it only took two. Now operating three Snap Fitness locations in Christchurch, Cross Hands and now Melksham – with three more to come in Ireland – and already servicing ...
Ash Pattani
Ash Pattani
“I looked at a number of different franchises, I really liked the concept of Snap Fitness including the fact that there are a number of locations available worldwide for members to use, along with Snap’s philosophy, the look of the clubs and the 24/7 opening hours. I’m an accountant and I ...
Naresh Hirani
Naresh Hirani
“I chose Snap Fitness as I love the brand, and it’s a proven model. I also love the colour scheme and the marketing plan driven from HQ. I think Snap Fitness makes a great investment for someone who has the ambition to grow and is not afraid of hard work.”Naresh Hirani, Snap Fitness Franchisee
Maria O'Keefe
Maria O'Keefe
"Our MSG Group joined Snap Fitness in its infancy in the UK. We saw an opportunity for the fitness brand to grow and were excited about the passion we met from the executive team at Snap Fitness."The support we receive is exceptionally accommodating and forward-thinking. We’ve received great ...
News
Snap Fitness gears up for an exciting year end
Snap Fitness gears up for an exciting year end
As we head into the last few months of 2023, global gym franchise Snap Fitness is looking forward to what else is in store on what has, so far, been a year filled with milestones and achievements. With a series of locations set to open their doors in the UK and Ireland, under the ownership ...
Why fitness shapes up as the next big franchise investment
Why fitness shapes up as the next big franchise investment
Identifying the most promising franchise for your investment has traditionally led people to be interested in Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) and real estate franchises. However, as the landscape continually evolves, the opportunity has arisen for investors to diversify their portfolios by ...
Lift Brands EMEA appoints two new senior members to the team
Lift Brands EMEA appoints two new senior members to the team
Lift Brands EMEA is delighted to welcome Kevin Yates as Chief Operations Officer and Kristen Horler as Head of Sales to further bolster their Snap Fitness operations in the UK & Ireland. The two new appointments come as they confirm 12 new openings across the regions before early 2024 which ...
Why you won’t always be successful as a franchisee
Why you won’t always be successful as a franchisee
The lure of franchising is tangible: proven business models, established brands, ongoing support and even ready-made customer bases. Yet, despite these attractive benefits, not all franchisees find the road to success an easy one. Here Director of Development at Snap Fitness, Bill Painter ...
What’s next for gyms?
What’s next for gyms?
Despite another year of economic slowdown, gyms are continuing to stand strong with both private and public fitness sectors enjoying record numbers of members. Gym memberships in Europe hit 63.1 million in 2022, a 12.3% increase on the previous year, just over one million shy of the all-time ...
What’s next for gyms?
What’s next for gyms?
Despite another year of economic slowdown, gyms are continuing to stand strong with both private and public fitness sectors enjoying record numbers of members. Gym memberships in Europe hit 63.1 million in 2022, a 12.3% increase on the previous year, just over one million shy of the all-time ...
Why only a 10/10 location will do
Why only a 10/10 location will do
2022 marked the fifth consecutive year of falling vacancy rates on the high streets, with 13.8% of stores being free to lease by the end of the year*. Despite the demand for a prime spot being higher than ever, Bill Painter, Director of Development at Snap Fitness, refuses to settle for ...
Snap Fitness strengthens market position in the UK and Ireland
Snap Fitness strengthens market position in the UK and Ireland
With over 7,000 health and fitness clubs, there is no denying that the UK’s fitness industry is a fiercely competitive market. Since opening its first UK club in 2012, Snap Fitness has gone from strength to strength with a network of 86 sites across the UK and Ireland and a 17.15% growth in ...
How I became a multi-unit franchisee in just two years – Sam Aujla
How I became a multi-unit franchisee in just two years – Sam Aujla
For some franchisees, becoming a successful multi-unit owner can be several years in the making. However, for Sam Aujla it only took two. Now operating three Snap Fitness locations in Christchurch, Cross Hands and now Melksham – with three more to come in Ireland – and already servicing ...
Snap Fitness confirms five more sites to open
Snap Fitness confirms five more sites to open
Leading global fitness franchise Snap Fitness 24/7 has announced their next five gyms confirmed to open across November and December, with a further 6 in the process of being finalised. Jon Cottam, CEO Snap Fitness 24/7 EMEA said “These latest confirmed openings are just the start of our ...
You need to evolve to stay relevant
You need to evolve to stay relevant
We live in a world where trends and consumer expectations are continually shifting and to succeed you have to listen and evolve. Lift Brands, Parent Company of Snap Fitness 24/7, Global CEO, Ty Menzies, explains how the brand has evolved to keep ahead of the competition. When it comes to ...
Snap Fitness Earns 2022 Global Franchise Award In “Best Fitness Franchise” Category
Snap Fitness Earns 2022 Global Franchise Award In “Best Fitness Franchise” Category
Snap Fitness 24/7 Earns 2022 Global Franchise Award in “Best Fitness Franchise” CategoryCHANHASSEN, Minn. – Snap Fitness, the fitness concept focused on the belief that how exercise makes you feel is just as important as how it makes you look, has been recognised as the winner of “Best ...
Snap Fitness - A new philosophy of fitness
Snap Fitness - A new philosophy of fitness
Snap Fitness - A new philosophy of fitness As fitness innovators, Snap Fitness is making exciting changes and pushing boundaries of what we expect a fitness company to do. They are increasing their focus on helping members move their moods as well as their bodies and are on a mission to help ...
Snap Fitness record breaking membership levels - Membership levels increase by 14.27 percent
Snap Fitness record breaking membership levels - Membership levels increase by 14.27 percent
15 July 2021
Snap Fitness record breaking membership levelsMembership levels increase by 14.27 percent Snap Fitness UK & Ireland has seen record breaking membership numbers since re-opening on 12 April 2021 following the second national lockdown. The European Health & Fitness report conducted by Deloitte ...
Fifteen Years of Fit - Celebrating Fifteen Years in the Fitness Industry
Fifteen Years of Fit - Celebrating Fifteen Years in the Fitness Industry
08 April 2019
Fifteen years ago, the fitness industry was in a far different place. Actually, it felt like a completely different world! Zumba, juicing, low carb diets, and barefoot running were thought of as the peak of health and fitness. Thankfully, times have changed! In 2003, Snap Fitness was founded ...
Myzone Now Standard In Snap Fitness Franchises
Myzone Now Standard In Snap Fitness Franchises
03 April 2019
Wearable fitness technology specialist Myzone has successfully signed an agreement with Snap Fitness franchises in the USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand to install Myzone technology in their clubs. For Snap Fitness locations worldwide, the move is seen as a positive step towards member ...
Snap Fitness UK begins 40-club expansion with six new sites
Snap Fitness UK begins 40-club expansion with six new sites
09 February 2018
Twenty-four-hour gym franchise Snap Fitness UK has announced plans for 34 more clubs in 2018, after opening six new sites in the first week of the year. The mid-market brand more than doubled its presence last year, reaching 44 locations by Christmas, up from 21 at the start of 2017. The ...
Videos
Snap Fitness Franchisee Sam Aujla
Snap Fitness Franchisee Sam Aujla
Hear what Samraaj Aujla has to say following the launch of his third Snap Fitness location. A great franchisor-franchisee relationship is integral to any successful franchise business. This is why we guarantee every Snap Fitness franchisee has access to a robust support system from the ...
Snap Fitness You've Got This Campaign
Snap Fitness You've Got This Campaign
Fitness newbie? Aiming for your first 5k? Quick morning workout? No matter what your goals are, #YouveGotThis! Try Snap Fitness, and if you don't love us, you get your money back

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