frequently asked questions
Have a question? We can answer it! Check out our collection of answers to frequently
asked questions regarding a variety of Anytime Fitness franchise ownership
topics—from revenue generation to market viability.
how does an anytime fitness club create revenue?
The majority of your revenue will be derived from membership fees. We will recommend a monthly membership program with a one-time key fob activation fee. Each member will have the option to pay in full or pay via a monthly direct debit. 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 alternative sources of income. Certified personal training and vending are some of the more effective income sources for your club.
what can i expect to make from my business?
Income from each Anytime Fitness club varies based on many variables, for example, 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.
how much training will i receive?
And after training is completed, how much assistance will be available, and will that cost more? Initially, we have a mandatory, three day training course. Once this is complete, we provide daily or weekly assistance via phone and email communications. Assistance is available for as long as you need it. There is no additional cost for this valuable training and on-going support.
do i get an operations manual?
When you become a franchisee, you will be granted access to our online operations manual - the Phase Program. This is a web-based program that is regularly updated with new information. It contains hundreds of 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 both ways.
how much are the franchise fees?
In comparison to other franchises, the fees for Anytime Fitness are considerably lower in addition to being fixed. Our fee structure includes a one-time £25,000 franchise fee plus VAT and an ongoing monthly payment of £500 plus VAT. Unlike other franchisors who take a percentage of gross sales, Anytime Fitness’ monthly franchise fees are low and fixed. This allows franchisees to benefit from their own business’ growth.
are there benefits to owning more than one club?
Most definitely yes. Most franchisees quickly realise the potential of owning more than one Anytime Fitness health club and will start to consider the idea of owning several sites. Additionally, we will offer a discount on your franchise fee once your first site is 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?
We have a dedicated property team who are constantly looking for great properties and conduct demographic reports to assess the suitability of every location. We can help you through the whole process from finding the right premises, negotiating contracts and leases etc. to advising you on club layout and fit-out. You will be introduced to our preferred building suppliers who work to our standards and guidelines to ensure you open a high quality, welcoming and well designed Anytime Fitness Club.
who are the biggest competitors for anytime fitness?
With so many different variations of health clubs in the UK, ranging from other fitness clubs, council facilities, and ladies only facilities, there is competition everywhere. That is why once you own you franchise license, our dedicated franchise consultant will support the location and demographic research to make sure you are confident in your franchise location. Don’t forget, 88% of the UK population are not associated with any type of health club facility meaning there is still a huge market available to access.
do i get an exclusive territory with my anytime fitness territory?
Yes. You will be granted an exclusive territory. Your franchise sales consultant can discuss with you how Anytime Fitness implements its territory development.