The Crunch franchise was founded in 2010 and began franchising the same year. Since then, the brand has grown to over 350 locations across 30 states and five countries. The brand is looking to expand even more and has committed to establish over 1,200 franchise locations. With over 1.5 million members, the brand prides itself in having the best value in the Low Price gym segment. Not only are you helping people reach their health goals when you franchise with the Crunch franchise, but you are getting your piece of the $25.8 billion fitness industry. You have the opportunity to reach out and inspire the 82% of Americans who don’t belong to a gym to join the Crunch franchise! 

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Crunch Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Health is one of the most important aspects of our lives. One of the best things that you can do for yourself is join a gym. Unfortunately, 82% of Americans don't belong to a gym. This is where the Crunch franchise comes in. Founded in  2010 and franchising the same year, the brand has taken the fitness industry by storm and has grown to more than 350 locations across 30 states and five countries. The brand is looking to expand even more and has committed to establish over 1,200 franchise locations. Franchise owners with the brand will also enjoy a loyal following since it has over 1.5 million members! Franchise owners can also enjoy more time with the Crunch team since the franchise focuses on working with those who want multi-unit development deals and own multiple gyms. Veterans are also incentivized to own a Crunch franchise with a 20% discount off the initial franchise and royalty fees with the purchase of three or more  clubs  The brand is a proud member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) Foundation's VetFran Program, which helps veterans find the ideal franchise opportunity. In addition to offering classes and access to exercise equipment, your customers can also enjoy tanning services. Furthermore, Crunch franchise customers will also have access to an online fitness and nutrition program that includes meal planning, recipes, fitness videos and tools, and more. If you want a piece of the booming fitness industry and help people achieve their fitness goals, then the Crunch franchise should be up for your consideration.   

Company Details

Founded: 2010
Fist Franchise: 2010
Canada: Yes
International: Yes
Headquarters: Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Support and Training Offered By Crunch

Franchisees will receive all the information and training that they need to know about running the gym. This includes classroom training that lasts 53 hours, as well as 160 ours work of on-the-job training. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Crunch Franchise.

What does a Crunch Franchise Cost?

Crunch franchise fees for 2024:

Initial Investment $670,500 - $3,280,500
Net Worth Requirement $2,000,000
Cash Requirement $400,000 - $500,000
Royalty Fee 5%
Veterans incentives: Yes
Financing Options: Yes 


Is Crunch a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Crunch is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Crunch a Home Based franchise?

No. Crunch is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Crunch Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Crunch franchisees make. Crunch offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Crunch Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Crunch franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Crunch Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Crunch franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Crunch Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Crunch franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Crunch's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Fitness, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Crunch Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Crunch franchises for sale. We may have Crunch franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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