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British Swim School Takes The Plunge: Integrates Technology With Safety »

July 30, 2015 at 9:38AM PDT | Source: British Swim School

Intl. Swim School Franchise Announces Launch of Smart Phone Application for Parents
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (July 30, 2015) – According to Mobile Statistics, since smart phone users were introduced to the idea of a downloadable app in 2010, there have been close to 60 billion app downloads on cell phones and tablets. In the past few years, many brands have gone out of their way to adapt to the changing world of technology and now an international swim school franchise known as British Swim School has announced the launch of a new mobile application that will be used to better communicate with parents whose children are enrolled in the swim program.
British Swim School’s app allows for a more direct line of communication between parents and staff members...

Crunch Franchise Announces New Locations In Rancho Cucamonga And San Dimas, CA »

July 28, 2015 at 8:31AM PDT | Source: Crunch

NEW YORK - July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of its newest franchise locations in Rancho Cucamonga and San Dimas, California. The renowned gym chain best known for making serious fitness fun through innovative group fitness programming and cutting-edge training offerings, will bring its 'No Judgments' philosophy to two suburban cities located outside of Los Angeles.
Already open for workouts, Crunch Rancho Cucamonga is located at 12739 E Foothill Blvd. Rancho Cucamonga, CA neighboring Walmart and Living Spaces in the Foothill Marketplace. Crunch San Dimas can be found approximately 20 miles west of Rancho Cucamonga at 192 Village Ct. San Dimas, CA in the same shopping center as Lowe's.
The oversized health clubs are providing members with a variety of amenities, including access to state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, full-service locker rooms, tanning, HydroMassage® and a range of Crunch's signature group fitness classes including Zumba®, Yoga Body Sculpt, Fat Burning Pilates, Cardio Tai Box, BOSU® Bootcamp and more...

Sitters Etc Expands Throughout Florida With Six New Locations, Set To Add 30 Full-Time Employees »

July 27, 2015 at 11:30AM PDT | Source: Sitters Etc.

July 27, 2015 // Franchising.com // FORT MYERS, Fla. - Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65. In Florida, the state with the highest percentage of senior citizens in the United States, that figure has special significance. Inspired by this demand for senior care services, Sitters Etc, the home care provider that has built a 14 year reputation for fostering “A Culture of Caring®”, is expanding throughout Florida courtesy of franchise area developer Ralph Laughton. Beginning with the opening of a new office in Fort Myers this September, additional offices will follow in Fort Myers Beach in March 2016, Naples in September 2016, Charlotte in March 2017, South Sarasota in September 2017 and Sarasota in March 2018. The new offices will create at least 30 full-time positions...

Wheel Fun Rentals Offers Specialty Bike Rentals And Boat Excursions At Lake Como Park, St. Paul »

July 21, 2015 at 6:43AM PDT | Source: Wheel Fun Rentals

July 21, 2015 // Franchising.com // St. Paul, MN – Twin City residents can now experience twofold the fun at Como Regional Park! Wheel Fun Rentals is pleased to have brought specialty bike rentals, boat rentals, and an exciting guided boat excursion to this popular outdoor hangout. Wheel Fun Rentals is known nationwide for their four wheel Surrey cycles, specialty bikes, and tours with more than 100 outlets in 16 states.
Located at 1360 North Lexington Parkway and situated behind the Como Pavilion on the lakefront, Wheel Fun Rentals at Lake Como offers park goers the opportunity to get outside and rediscover the joys of having some old-fashioned outdoor fun whether they’re biking OR boating. Guests can choose from a variety of specialty bikes, including the iconic 4- wheel Surrey, or take to the water with a kayak or pedal boat rental...

School Of Rock Goes International With Who Cares For Allstars 2015 U.S. Tour »

July 20, 2015 at 9:20AM PDT | Source: School of Rock

Performance-Based Music School’s Brightest Students to Take Center Stage on AllStars Tour
July 20, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHICAGO - School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education for all ages, is embarking on their annual AllStars Summer Tour. After a demanding International audition process, the chosen top one percent of SOR students are set to go on an exciting adventure complete with tour buses and multiple live concerts throughout the country. These selected few are not only highly skilled musicians, but have also exhibited an unparalleled level of excellence in dedication, teamwork and leadership. With 22 tour dates set for this summer at some of rock’s most iconic stages, including Gathering Of The Vibes and the famed Lollapalooza in Chicago, these young aspiring musicians get to experience firsthand what a professional career in rock and roll is like...

Bach To Rock Signs First Franchise Agreement In Jacksonville »

July 20, 2015 at 8:09AM PDT | Source: Bach to Rock

America's Music School to Open First Location in the Sunshine State 
July 20, 2015 // Franchising.com // BETHESDA, Md. - Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today it signed a multi-unit franchise agreement with new franchise partners, Wayne and Sue Chattaway, to develop two schools in Florida. This team is targeting locations in Jacksonville and has long-term goals at expanding their presence into the surrounding communities. Their first school is planned to open in January 2016.
"We are thrilled to expand Bach to Rock's presence to the Sunshine state and we're confident the Jacksonville area will love and benefit from our variety of music programs," said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock...

Things That Go Putt In The Dark »

July 16, 2015 at 7:46AM PDT | Source: Monster Mini Golf 10

Indoor, glow in the dark, monster themed, mini golf is family fun!
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - On Friday, July 17, 2015, the newest Monster Mini Golf in the United States will be presenting a Grand Opening event in Coral Springs, Florida. The address of the event is 9533 Westview Drive, Coral Springs, FL. A ribbon cutting ceremony, that will include members of the Chamber Of Commerce as well as city officials, is scheduled for 12pm – 3pm. The celebration will also include complimentary popcorn, soft drinks, food samples from Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, waffles by wafflecatering.com, ice cones by Zombie Ice and GLOW face painting by Dizzy Doodle.
This is the second Monster Mini Golf location for franchisee and entrepreneur Felix Marte...

Pump It Up Celebrates 15 Years Of Birthdays & Family Fun With First International Location »

July 15, 2015 at 8:53AM PDT | Source: Pump It Up

Monterrey, Mexico, Chosen as Ideal Setting
TEMPE, Ariz. - July 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Pump It Up has a lot to celebrate. This year marks the company’s 15th anniversary and it has clearly accomplished its mission to bring joy to kids and create wonderful memories. Over the past 15 years, the company has hosted more than 2.5 million birthday parties and has welcomed more than 80 million kids to play, jump and explore in their play arenas. A major part of the celebration and capstone to these 15 years is the company’s plan to expand internationally, debuting the first Pump It Up in Monterrey, Mexico, achieving a lofty long-time goal.
Pump It Up is the leader in the children’s entertainment category, boasting the best indoor play areas filled with giant inflatables, obstacle courses and a variety of kids entertainment experiences...

Bricks 4 Kidz Ranked 88th In Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 200 Global Franchises »

July 15, 2015 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - July 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce that Bricks 4 Kidz has been ranked 88th among Entrepreneur Magazine’s top 200 Global franchises. “Considering that there are thousands of international franchises, this ranking is tremendous recognition for Bricks 4 Kidz and Creative Learning Corporation, now that Bricks 4 Kidz is operating in nearly 40 countries,” stated CEO, Brian Pappas, “again demonstrating the huge international appeal of our franchise concepts. We’re looking to add a few more countries and master franchises in the fourth quarter...

School Of Rock Takes Its Show On The Road »

July 06, 2015 at 12:00PM PDT | Source: School of Rock

Performance-Based Music School Takes Kids on an 11-City Club Tour
Dallas, TX - July 06, 2015 - (PR.com) -  The 4th annual School Of Rock DFW Summer Tour is ready to get under way on July 30. The School of Rock is the world leader in performance-based music education. In keeping with the philosophy that the best way to learn to do something is by actually doing it, they decided to pack up the van with candy bars and juice boxes and hit the road. The twenty-three kids performing on this tour represent some of the hardest working music students from not only the eight locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, but also from as far away as Bentonville, AR and Detroit, MI. Selected from a rigorous audition process, they will come together as a group for the first rehearsal on July 28, and leave for tour two days later...

Take The British Swim School Safety Pledge »

July 02, 2015 at 8:37AM PDT | Source: British Swim School

British Swim School is focused on three things: swimming lessons, water safety and fun. We recently launched an online pledge for swimmers of all ages to read and sign at http://www.britishswimschool.com.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2015 - British Swim School (BSS) is focused on three things: swimming lessons, water safety and fun. In May, as part of National Water Safety Month, it launched an online pledge for swimmers of all ages to read and sign. So far, more than 1,100 people have taken the pledge and the Company aims grow that number tremendously over the summer. As Americans celebrate independence in the water, visit the site and take the pledge.
The pledge asks people to follow four simple rules:

Never swim alone
Never play or swim near drains or suction fittings
Always dive feet first
Always obey the pool rules

“Kids’ swimming lessons allow families to feel more secure around the water, but we all need to adhere to basic rules to stay safe,” said Rita Goldberg, founder and CEO of British Swim School...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location In Vista, CA »

June 30, 2015 at 7:41AM PDT | Source: Crunch

NEW YORK - June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of its newest franchise location in Vista, California. The renowned gym chain, best known for making serious workouts fun through innovative group fitness programming and cutting-edge training offerings, looks to continue to spread its 'No Judgments' philosophy through the San Diego area with the grand opening of Crunch Vista.
Crunch Vista is officially open for workouts, timed perfectly for helping residents shape up for summer. The new club is located at 225 Vista Village Drive, Suite 310-B, Vista, CA 92083 in Vista Village Marketplace alongside Lowes, Cinepolis Movie Theater and Staples, and is conveniently located next to the locally owned and operated health food grocery store, Frazier Farms...

Creative Learning Awards Franchise In Malta And Saudi Arabia »

June 29, 2015 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - June 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce that Bricks 4 Kidz has awarded franchises in Malta and Saudi Arabia. “Creative Learning Corporation has awarded franchises in 40 countries,” stated CEO, Brian Pappas, “again demonstrating the international appeal of our franchise concepts.”
Patricia Micallef enthusiastically brings Bricks 4 Kidz to Malta, “I know the Maltese children will be very excited when we start our Bricks 4 Kidz program at the onset of the school year this October...

Launch Trampoline Park Is Coming To Springfield, MA »

June 25, 2015 at 10:16AM PDT | Source: Launch Trampoline Park
Launch Trampoline Park Opportunities Available

Get Ready to Jump!
(PRWEB) June 25, 2015 - Launch Trampoline Park provides kids of all ages with endless fun of bouncing on trampolines, playing dodgeball in mid-air or falling into a massive foam pit. Launch Trampoline Park, Springfield will be located at 165 Avocado Street Springfield, MA. The building will feature over 25,000 square feet of space and have about 16,000 square feet dedicated to trampolines.
“Springfield is going through a huge transformation right now and we are so excited to be able to part of the revitalization of the area,” said franchisees Myron and Linda Ferguson “Launch encourages family wellness through entertaining fitness, and we are happy to get the community jumping!”
“The Launch Springfield franchisees have a great passion for their community and to provide health, wellness and fun to the residents of Springfield...

Milford, CT, Get Ready To Jump!  »

June 25, 2015 at 8:12AM PDT | Source: Launch Trampoline Park
Launch Trampoline Park Opportunities Available

Launch Trampoline Park is Coming to Milford, CT
The new park will be owned and operated by Robert and Chereyl Gebler, Brandon and Stacey Maxwell, and Mike and Kristi Carriero, and scheduled to open this fall.
Warwick, RI (PRWEB) June 25, 2015 - Launch Trampoline Park provides kids of all ages with endless fun of bouncing on trampolines, playing dodgeball in mid-air or falling into a massive foam pit. Launch Trampoline Park, Milford will be located at 125 Old Gate Lane in Milford, CT. The building will feature over 29,000 square feet of space and have about 16,000 square feet dedicated to trampolines.
“We are very excited to provide the community of New Haven County with a fun activity for families,” said franchisee Stacey Maxwell...

Creative Learning Corporation Announces 771st Franchise Awarded »

June 25, 2015 at 6:14AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - June 25, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios® the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce it awarded 21 franchises in June – 17 for Bricks 4 Kidz (including 2 new countries), 1 for Challenge Island and 3 for Sew Fun Studios. This brings the total number of franchises awarded since the Company began franchising in 2009 to 771. The 771st franchise is located in Malta. This benchmark includes the international subfranchises that have been awarded by the Company’s master franchisees. Of the now 771 franchises awarded, 745 are active and operating...

Get Ready To Jump! Launch Trampoline Park Is Coming To Bergen County, NJ »

June 25, 2015 at 4:36AM PDT | Source: Launch Trampoline Park
Launch Trampoline Park Opportunities Available

Launch Franchising, LLC. is pleased to announce the opening of Launch Trampoline Park in Bergen County, NJ this fall. The new park will be located at 535 South River Street Hackensack, NJ.
Warick, RI (PRWEB) June 25, 2015 - Launch Trampoline Park provides kids of all ages with endless fun of bouncing on trampolines, playing dodgeball in mid-air or falling into a massive foam pit. Launch Trampoline Park, Bergen County will be located at 535 South River Street Hackensack, NJ 07601. The building will feature over 44,000 square feet of space and have about 22,000 square feet dedicated to trampolines, making it one of the largest parks in the country.
“We are very excited to open our third corporate location of Launch Trampoline Park,” stated Robert Arnold, president and co-owner of Launch Franchising, LLC...

New ILoveKickboxing Fitness Franchise Opening In Cambridge, MA »

June 22, 2015 at 4:19AM PDT | Source: iLoveKickboxing.com

Cambridge, MA - June 22, 2015 - (PR.com) - Purchased by local entrepreneur Lenny Anderson, the franchise is expected to open in the coming months. There is no firm opening date at this time.
iLoveKickboxing is pleased to announce the opening of another franchise in Cambridge, MA. Like the hundreds of other locations, this one too will incorporate the workouts of professional fighters, while making them accessible and fun to the average man or woman looking to lose weight and get in shape.
In the workouts, members strap on authentic boxing gloves and perform authentic conditioning drills and kickboxing techniques on real heavy bags. Passionate instructors motivate them and encourage them to “go the extra mile” to get the results that members seek...

Creative Learning Corporation To Present At The Impact Investor Conference »

June 18, 2015 at 5:49AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - June 18, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX: CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, Challenge Island® and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, announced today that management will be presenting on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. Central Time at the 2015 Impact Investor Conference, hosted by The Brewer Group Companies, GWG Holdings, Inc., and Greentree Financial Group. The conference will be held at the Minneapolis Club in Minneapolis, MN.
The Impact Investor Conference will unite small-cap and middle market companies spanning multiple industries whose products, services and technologies are having a positive impact around the globe...

Azul Hotels By Karisma And My Gym Introduce Parents Night Out »

June 15, 2015 at 6:42AM PDT | Source: My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Gourmet Inclusive® Resorts and World’s Leader in Children’s Fitness Partner to Give Parents the Night Off in Paradise as one of Many New Resort Activities
MIAMI - June 15, 2015  - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Karisma Hotels & Resorts and My Gym, the world’s premier children’s fitness franchise, are pleased to introduce Parents Night Out by My Gym and a variety of additional activities and programs at Azul Hotels by Karisma, a premier collection of family-friendly Gourmet Inclusive® properties in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. Enhancing an advantageous partnership that started in 2008, Azul Hotels and My Gym create fun, lively and engaging activities for children and memorable quality time for parents.
“The Gourmet Inclusive® Experience at Azul Hotels by Karisma is designed with the entire family in mind, complete with memorable experiences and special moments...



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