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Skyhawks is the America’s leader in sports programs for children. Skyhawks is a brand with international exposure and appeal, and with the recent purchase of SuperTots, has multiple ways to offer Master franchisees the ability to grow and scale a large and rewarding business.

Since 1979, over one million children in 27 US States and China have participated in a Skyhawks or SuperTots program!

Skyhawks provides a safe, fun, and skill-based sports experience for kids between the ages of 3 and 12.

Skyhawks and SuperTots teach children and young adults meaningful life lessons through sports. Over 40 years of experience have helped build a menu of successful sports programs.

Skyhawks franchisees build strong relationships with school and community decision makers becoming highly valued partners in youth athletics. While the majority of Skyhawks programs are offered in the summer, franchisees can run athletic events throughout the year. After-school, weekend and holiday programs are available to the ambitious franchisee.

Impact lives and make a real difference

As a Skyhawks franchisee, you will focus on promoting Skyhawks programs and selling Skyhawks services by using your sales and marketing skills and your enthusiasm for athletics. You will concentrate on selling your services to community-based organizations that serve children.

No matter the season, the core purpose of Skyhawks is to teach life skills through sports. 

What will I receive as part of the Skyhawks franchise system?

Prior to the commencement of your business, you will receive five days of extensive training at Skyhawks University. You will also receive, among other things, a comprehensive operating manual, detailed sports program manuals, a staff training video, ongoing support, Extranet, registration/management software, curriculum development, marketing support, sales assistance, and the rights to use Skyhawks trademarks.

What is the role of a Master Franchise?

A Master Franchisee buys the development rights to an exclusive territory. We encourage the Master Franchisee to open their own location first to prove the model and to have a location for training. The Master Franchisee recruits, trains, and provides ongoing support to each franchisee they sign. The Master Franchisee acts as a Franchisor to the sub-franchisees.

What sports can I offer? What age groups can I service?

SuperTots offer camps for ages 18 months - 5 years and Skyhawks for 5-16 years

Sports include:

Skyhawks Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

SuperTots SoccerTots (Soccer), HoopsterTots (Basketball), BaseballTots (Baseball), 1stDownTots (Flag Football), HockeyTots (Hockey), CheerTots (Cheerleading), VolleyKats (Volleyball)

THE LEADER IN YOUTH SPORTS SINCE 1979 

Do I need prior industry experience?

No, you do not necessarily need sports camp industry experience. We look for franchisees who have strong business management skills, a positive attitude and work ethic, and a commitment to providing great customer service.

How much is the initial Master Franchise fee?

Between $50k to $400k USD depending on the size of the country. Includes  pre-opening support of your operation, franchise training, ongoing Support and gives you the exclusive rights to our programs in your country.

What is the term of the franchise agreement?

The initial term of your Skyhawks franchise agreement is ten years, with four optional subsequent five-year terms.

How big are the territories?

We will work with you to create and define each territory. Our Master Franchise territories usually cover an entire country.

Are there ongoing fees paid to the franchisor?

Yes. The franchisees in the Skyhawks system pay a 7% royalty based on gross revenue with a monthly guaranteed minimum. The fee will help to fund our ongoing support services and the continued development of new products, services and systems.

Where will I run programs?

With our help, you will create partnerships with local schools, parks and recreation facilities, sports clubs, churches, universities, and other sports facilities. Some of our franchisees have their own sports facilities as well.

What training will I receive?

We will provide you with up to five days of detailed training at Skyhawks University prior to the date when you commence your business. There is no additional charge for this training service, but you must pay any travel and living expenses while attending the training. You will also receive ongoing support throughout the term of your agreement.

What about ongoing support?

We will provide ongoing support service to you via phone, email, webinar, and on-site visits to your territory. We regularly update our operations manuals with new procedures and other information designed to improve operations

for all franchisees. We are also available to conduct ongoing training programs.

Brand Value Proposition

• America’s leader in sports programs

• Low cost & high margin

• Ongoing global support

• Over 40 years of experience

Testimonials

“SuperTots is a leading sports program brand in America that has been a huge hit among Chinese audiences. We are thrilled to be offering SuperTots to toddlers and young kids in Suzhou, China! These programs are a great addition for Chinese kids who want to get involved with sports and be more active. We are confident our vision will take the business to the next level as we build our brand and provide the community with inviting programming and engaging opportunities.”

ADEL XU JUAN AND ALAN YANG XISHENG

CHINA MASTER FRANCHISE OWNERS

Suzhou, China

“I have experience owning businesses, but never thought about buying a franchise until I came across the Skyhawks opportunity. I liked the company’s history, mission, “Teaching life skills through sports”, and the fact that I didn’t have to reinvent the wheel! Skyhawks has years of experience in this field and provides many tools for success. Franchise support has been essential to our growth. It’s awesome watching kids become better athletes and learn valuable life skills. I recommend Skyhawks franchise to anyone who likes working with kids and wants to run a sports-related business.”

KIA MIRKIA

SKYHAWKS FRANCHISE OWNER

South Bay Area, California

Skyhawks is seeking Master Franchise Partners for countries throughout the MENA region.

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, easily motivated, energetic and interested with a strong sense of team work and strong loyalty for the brand.

If you are interested in this incredible opportunity, please fill out the inquiry form

Skyhawks is the America’s leader in sports programs like camps, leagues, classes, and after-school programs for kids ages 5 to 14. Skyhawks is a brand with international exposure and appeal, and with the recent purchase of SuperTots, a brand that offers classes and leagues to kids ages 18 months to 5 years, has multiple ways to offer Master franchisees the ability to grow and scale a large and rewarding business. Since 1979, over one million children in 27 US States and China have participated in a Skyhawks or SuperTots program! The core purpose of Skyhawks is to teach life skills through sports.

  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:United States
  • AVAILABLE LOCATIONS: MENA , Worldwide
  • BUSINESS TYPE:Franchise
  • MINIMUM CASH REQUIRED: USD $50,000
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