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The World Gym Franchising Legacy

U.S. Owned, World Renowned

World Gym is an iconic, globally recognized franchise in the surging health and wellness industry. We have more than 230 locations in 17 countries and 6 continents, and we’re continuing to expand. With over 45 years of industry experience, our gym franchise is recognized as one of the most resilient fitness brands in the world. We are constantly evolving to help our franchisees lead their communities to live a fit and healthy lifestyle!

World Gym is 100% franchisee focused and offers the best support in the fitness franchise industry. Our team deeply cares about our franchisees’ success and provides everything from financial start-up resources, to real estate representation, to marketing and PR support. With a flexible business model and rewarding services, we’re a great fit for driven entrepreneurs who have a passion for health and wellness and a desire to improve lives through fitness.

  • 45

    Years of USA-Owned Fitness Excellence

  • 230+

    Locations Around the Globe

  • $35B

    Fitness Industry

  • 17

    Countries with World Gyms

Invest in a Legacy

What Does it Cost to Open a World Gym?

Many different factors impact the cost of opening your World Gym. We’re with you each step of the way to help you make smart choices and launch your business effectively and efficiently.

Our Benefits


    As a franchisee, you'll receive customizable national marketing content and corporate assistance with local advertising.


    Gain experienced franchise coaches and in-depth training programs to keep your gym in action and moving forward.


    Our trainers have advanced, science-based certifications to maximize your members' exercise routines safely and effectively.


    Diverse, top-of-the-line equipment helps keep clients' workouts fresh and your gym full year after year.

Own a World Gym

Flexible Options to Fit Your Community

World Gym offers custom layouts and amenities to accommodate your new fitness franchise business location.

  • 7,500 – 30,000 sq. ft.
  • Strength Training Equipment
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Locker Rooms
  • Group Exercise
  • Pro Shop
  • Smoothie Bar
  • World Gym Athletics
  • Supplement Shop
  • Training and Hydromassage

Hear from Current Owners

Our gym franchise owners are creating their own legacies with World Gym. Learn a bit about their experiences to get a better understanding of what you can expect as a franchisee.

  • “World Gym embraces it roots in Muscle Beach while continuing to innovate.   World Gym believes in seriously fun fitness, getting results for its members and supporting its franchisees in all aspects from staffing to equipment selection...”

    - Jon Davie
  • “World Gym has stayed true to fitness in a way that other brands don't. The company is always very steady, clear on direction and has consistent growth.”

    - Joe Talmadge
  • “There is not a better feeling in the world, when you have a corporate team that works their tail off for you.”

    - Michael Sanciprian

Available Markets

Explore Our Current Opportunities

World Gym is U.S. owned and world renowned. We have current opportunities on six continents and in 17 countries, including the United States and Canada. Explore our open markets today!

Steps to Ownership

World Gym has broken down the path to ownership into six steps.

  • Introductory Call &
  • Webinar
  • Review FDD
  • Franchise Partner &
    Lender Calls
  • Meet The Team
  • Sign Your World Gym
    Franchise Agreement

Get Started Today

Let’s Chat About Our Opportunity
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