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BK’s Gymnastics to open first Queensland centre
Anticipating a significant increase in what is already one of Australia’s fastest growing sports, BK’s Gymnastics is expanding into Queensland with the opening of a centre in outer south-western Brisbane on 25th September.
BK’s Gymnastics has strategic plans to penetrate and dominate the gymnastics market in Queensland, home to the 2032 Olympics, with its first centre in the State opening in Richlands on and another site to open at Springfield in the coming months.
Follow the launch of its franchise model in March this year, BK’s Gymnastics is now fielding approximately 20 serious enquiries per week from interested franchisees, primarily existing gymnastics coaches and those already working in the space.
Critical to its success is the all-inclusive nature of the program offered, with children as young as three months old able to take part.
This is important because an Ausplay 2020 survey revealed that only 48% of Australian children do weekly sport outside of school and the main barrier is finding age-appropriate activities (for children under eight years) and children not liking sport (from children nine-14 years).
BK’s Gymnastics Queensland Chief Executive, Vicki Flamsteed said the successful growth of the business was being supported by the all-inclusive model and noted “BK’s Gymnastics is trying to offer something different – something for those who don’t like team sports, something fun and inclusive.
“While the Olympics are exciting and it will definitely generate further interest – we’re all about having fun with the sport.
“For our franchisees, the opportunity represents a chance to own their own business, find better work-life balance and tap into this exciting time for the sport for gymnastics in Australia.”
BK’s Gymnastics Richlands will be managed by experienced gymnastics coach and Program Manager of BK’s Gymnastics, Laura Sereno who has relocated from Sydney to take on the role.
Franchise locations are available in Queensland and Australia-wide and footprints range from 400-650 metre square with existing indoor sports centres or buildings able to be converted into a BK’s Gymnastics centre. BK’s Gymnastics franchises start from $220,000.
For more information visit bkgymswim.com.au/franchise-opportunities/
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