General

Industry

Children Programs

Category

Sports

SBA Identifier

S0256

Year of Founding

2011

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

10%

Franchise Fee

$39,500-$39,500

Investment Range

$94K-$125K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

113

U.S. Franchised Units

113

U.S. Corporate Units

0

Headquarters (City)

Virginia Beach

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2011

Issuance of FDD Data

03/16/2022

What to know about British Swim School franchise?

British Swim School businesses operate a swimming and water-survival instruction program that focuses on survival skills, stroke development, breathing techniques and skill coordination by offering private and group lessons for individuals of all ages and other related services and products under the British Swim School name and marks ("British Swim School Business(es)")

British Swim School is based in Virginia Beach, VA. Scroll down to learn more!

How much does a British Swim School franchise cost?

Are you wondering how much is a British Swim School franchise? Before starting a British Swim School franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business.

The minimum investment amount required to open a British Swim School franchise is $93,700 and can go all the way up to $125,050. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the British Swim School business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 British Swim School franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a British Swim School business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income.

After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your British Swim School franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.

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Franchise Data

Year Start of Year Units Opened Units Closed End of Year
2016 29 8 2 35
2017 43 30 0 72
2018 73 27 2 98
2019 98 10 2 106
2020 106 6 6 106
2021 106 9 2 113

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How much does a British Swim School franchise owner make?

British Swim School franchise earnings and revenue can vary significantly from one franchisee to another.
The British Swim School franchise owner profits can be influenced by labor costs, lease rates, hours worked as well as other factors.

British Swim School discloses financials at the unit level. In other words, they show how much British Swim School franchisees made in the past. Through analyzing this information available in the metrics tab, it can serve as a good basis to further explore the opportunity or not.

At Vetted Biz, we advise you to speak with 5 to 10 franchisees to understand how much money they are making from the British Swim School franchise. Roughly 60% of franchises disclose financials and it makes the process easier when filtering potential franchise opportunities like British Swim School. Don’t just speak to existing franchisees, call franchisees who have recently left the system and try to find out how much those British Swim School owners were making.

Visit the British Swim School metrics tab to explore the financials for this business.

What is the British Swim School franchise fee?

Owning a British Swim School franchise requires 10% royalty fee and 2% marketing fee. These two expenses represent the main ongoing costs you can expect to pay the franchisor throughout the franchise relationship. There may be other ongoing fees disclosed in the British Swim School Franchise Disclosure Document

Keep in mind, there is also an initial British Swim School franchise fee of $39,500 that is included in the initial investment amount of $93,700 to $125,050. Depending on the franchise agreement you sign, you might have to pay the full franchise fee again if you decide to extend the British Swim School franchise relationship. Consult with a licensed franchise attorney to understand exactly what you receive for paying the British Swim School franchise fee of $39,500.

Visit the British Swim School metrics tab to explore the financials for this business, royalty and marketing fees compare to other Children Programs franchises. You can also compare these fees for 2,000+ franchises currently offered in the U.S.

When was British Swim School founded?

British Swim School started offering franchises in 2011. British Swim School was founded 11 years ago in 2011.

At Vetted Biz, we recommend franchises have 3-5 corporate locations and 5+ years of experience before offering a franchise. There needs to be proof that the business model works and is replicable before offering the franchise to other!

How many British Swim School locations are in the U.S.?

As of 2022, there were 113 locations across the U.S. There are also 0 corporate locations. Most Children Programs franchises like British Swim School have more franchised locations than corporate locations.

How many British Swim School franchises opened over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, British Swim School has opened 25 outlets throughout the U.S. Visit the British Swim School metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Children Programs franchises.

How many British Swim School franchises closed over the past few years?

Over the prior 3 years we have data for, British Swim School has closed 10 outlets throughout the U.S

Visit the British Swim School metrics tab to explore how the openings compare to other Children Programs franchises.

Is British Swim School growing? Are they opening more locations than they are closing?

The net unit growth rate for British Swim School over the past 3 years is 15%. Over the last year we have data for, British Swim School had a net unit growth rate of 7%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the British Swim School growth rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like British Swim School. More info in the British Swim School metrics tab.

Is British Swim School franchise eligible for an SBA Loan?

British Swim School is eligible for SBA loans including the 7(a) loan. To find out more about the SBA loan program for franchising click here.

British Swim School franchise was assigned the SBA Franchise ID of S0256 on 10/01/2017. This DOES NOT mean the SBA endorses this franchise. The SBA Franchise Directory will only include business models like British Swim School that are reviewed and found eligible under SBA’s affiliation rules and other eligibility criteria. Currently, there are over 7,000 franchise opportunities that the SBA has deemed eligible for SBA financing.

Is British Swim School a franchise in the United States?

According to the SBA, British Swim School meets the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) definition of a franchise. The FTC Franchise Rule requires franchisors to provide all potential franchisees with a disclosure document (FDD) containing 23 items about the franchise, its officers, and other franchisees. Be sure that British Swim School provides you with an FDD if you are in discussion to buy a British Swim School.

What is the British Swim School Franchise for Sale Rate?

The British Swim School systemwide health and franchisee satisfaction can be measured by the British Swim Schoolfranchise for sale rate. The franchise for sale rate is calculated by the percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

British Swim School franchise for sale rate over the past 3 years is 11%. Over the last year we have data for, British Swim School had a franchise for sale rate of 6%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the British Swim School franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like British Swim School. More info in the British Swim School metrics tab.

What is the British Swim School Franchise Failure Rate?

British Swim School franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons. The failure rate is one of the most important franchise metrics to consider when investing in a franchise!

British Swim School failure rate over the past 3 years is 9%. Over the last year we have data for, British Swim School had a franchise failure rate of 2%.

Without a comparison, this number doesn’t mean much. Compare how the British Swim School franchise for sale rate compares to 2,000+ other franchises and Industry franchises like British Swim School. More info in the British Swim School metrics tab.

How can I find out more details on British Swim School franchise?

Visit the British Swim School metrics tab to explore franchise profitability, industry comparables and more. Become a Vetted Member today today for exclusive access on this franchise opportunity!

Investment Midpoint

The average of the low and high range of the investment amounts calculated from the most recently available Franchise Disclosure Document

British Swim School

$109,375

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Royalty Fee

The median royalty fee from the Franchise Disclosure Document

British Swim School

10%

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Franchise Fee Midpoint

Payment that the franchisee must pay to the franchise owner in order to start a franchise.

British Swim School

$39,500

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Franchise Financials

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General

Industry

Children Programs

Category

Sports

SBA Identifier

S0256

Year of Founding

2011

Fees

Marketing Fee

2%

Royalty Fee

10%

Franchise Fee

$39,500-$39,500

Investment Range

$94K-$125K

Location units

Total U.S. Locations

113

U.S. Franchised Units

113

U.S. Corporate Units

0

Headquarters (City)

Virginia Beach

Other

Item 19 - Franchise Financials

Yes

Financing Availability

-

Started Offering Franchises

2011

Issuance of FDD Data

03/16/2022

Detailed Franchise metrics for British Swim School

Detailed Franchise Metrics are metrics calculated and reviewed by Vetted Biz. You can find the available metrics for British Swim School below. “N/A" or Not Applicable results mean that there is not enough data available to compute a precise rate or that the result is not mathematically computable. When results are not mathematically computable, you should pay attention to the absolute values (#) instead of the percentage rate itself.

Growth Rate

The percentage change of total franchise units from one year to the next by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

British Swim School

0%

15%

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Franchise for Sale Rate

The percentage of units transferred to new franchisees and reacquired by franchisor.

 

1 year

3 years

British Swim School

3%

11%

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Net Unit Growth (most recent year)

Net Unit Growth (3 years)

Failure Rate

Franchise failures comprise franchise terminations, franchise non-renewals, and franchises that ceased operations for other reasons.

 

1 year

3 years

British Swim School

4%

9%

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Business details

Company Name

https://britishswimschool.com/

Business email

**********@******.com

Mailing address

2829 Guardian Lane, Suite 100

State headquarters

Virginia

Owner Name

British Swim School

Phone

+1 (000) 0********00

City

Virginia Beach

Zip code

23452
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