Why Invest in a Sky High Sports Franchise with CEO Elizabeth Kramer?

September 11, 2019

Owning a Sky High Sports Franchise offers lots of opportunities. There’s nothing more attractive than the chance to be your own boss with a successful franchise operation. If you are considering entering the world of entrepreneurship, Sky High Sports should be on your shortlist of franchise opportunities to consider.

Rather than starting your entrepreneurial journey on your own, with Sky High Sports you can get all the benefits of ownership with considerably less risk because the franchise has already worked through the challenges and growing pains of starting a new company, clearing the pathway for your success. Plus, with a Sky High franchise, you can quickly get started with a brand (name, system, and support) that is already recognized and growing successfully nationwide.

The Background

Since 2006, Sky High Sports has provided family and friends of all ages an entertainment, fitness, and interactive indoor trampoline park. Brothers Ron and Jerry Raymond launched the first location in Santa Clara, California and has now expanded across the country – CaliforniaSky High Sports CEO Elizabeth Kramer, Illinois, Oregon, and Tennessee. Sky High is one of the nation’s leading brands for active family-friendly entertainment centers, hosting over one million Jumpers annually.

In 2017, Sky High Sports was obtained by Elizabeth Kramer, Co-Founder and President of Envista Group. With a serious entrepreneurial background, Elizabeth brings her extensive experience in operating large, multi-location businesses to Sky High Sports.

Nearing the 15-year mark in business, Sky High Sports is strongly rooted on the West Coast and continues to see growth in many states across the country. Currently, there are franchises located in California, Illinois, Oregon, and Tennessee and Sky High is always welcoming new franchises in all states except in:

  • Hawaii
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island
  • Virginia

Although the indoor trampoline industry is growing exponentially, Elizabeth continues to find room for new opportunities to make Sky High Sports unique. Let’s explore why CEO Elizabeth Kramer believes Sky High Sports is a great investment, why people should invest in a franchise, and more!

What makes Sky High Sports such a great investment? What made you decide to invest?

Elizabeth Kramer: This answer is for an interested investor. Historically Sky High Sports has had a great ROI and straight forward operations that do not require particular technical expertise or professional licensing. Some barriers to entry are location and capital, so not everyone can own one. However there are many pros to owning a Sky High Sports franchise:

  • You don’t have to run it full time
  • No high-end expensive employees
  • No software developers
  • No sales team

There are many benefits for the guests of the Sky High family entertainment center as well, including:

  • Inexpensive activity for young parents and their young children
  • Small amount of planning or coordination for the parents required

The Adventure

Sky High Sports is an indoor tramTrampoline Franchise Sky High poline park and entertainment facility. Inside each park, you’ll find expansive interconnected trampolines designed for wall-to-wall fun. Kids and adults enjoy Jumping around, practicing their moves, and exercising in a fun, exhilarating way.

From trampoline basketball to dodgeball, to the ninja challenge, and more, Sky High lets families and friends challenge one another in a safe and fun adrenaline-pumping environment.

Whom are the best candidates for Sky High?

Elizabeth Kramer: The best candidates are people with middle to upper management business experience. Both people that have a corporate background that want their first business with a six-figure income, or small investor groups of family or close nit friends or previously successful small business owners. The minimum investment is $1.6mm (a group of 4 with $400k each).

What makes investing in a franchise different from starting your own business from scratch?

Elizabeth Kramer: You get scale where you need it most, at the beginning.  It would be prohibitively expensive to build these without expertise. The major cost to a Sky High family entertainment center is building the site.  Sky High has special pricing, expertise, and chosen “best of breed” vendors. Also, your time is optimized.

The Growth

Backyard trampolines remain popular, and Sky High Sports is building on that popularity in an industry that is growing by leaps and bounds. Trampoline parks are great arenas for everything from birthday parties to extreme sports competitions, all of which encourages word of mouth advertising and drives repeat business. On top of that, Sky High offers much more than just trampolines, including the state of the art Klime Wallz, Sky High Café & Arcade, and even an Adventure Land specifically designed for the littlest Jumpers.

As a family entertainment center, family and friends can gather and make memories together in a safe and affordable environment, which means your Sky High franchise is destined for growth from the start.

What process do you follow when considering a business decision?

Elizabeth Kramer: Sky High wants someone with both financial and operational management experience. Someone looking to invest in Sky High should be able to follow, plan, and also contribute new ideas. They should be driven and able to market successfully in their chosen location.

The Benefits

In addition to the benefits of owning your own business, you also gain the support of the Sky High Sports franchise network. You’ll join the ranks of successful small business owners and be backed by Sky High’s incredible support system.

With an already exceptional brand reputation, you have the opportunity to build on it taking your new franchise to new heights! With Sky High Sports, you control and customize your location, with Sky High backing you every step of the way.

Sky High Sports promises the training you need from day one, complete with on-site opening assistance when your location is ready to go. Along the way, you’ll also gain benefits to help run a successful business:

  • Ongoing operational support
  • Established brand reputation
  • Media and promotional material production
  • Decor packages
  • Extensive training program
  • Proven management systems, policies, and procedures
  • Booming industry with service-based ROI, and more!

Want to Know More?

Sky High Sports owner, Elizabeth Kramer, and her team are here to help provide you with an initial training program for the overall operation of the trampoline park and extensive training of the business model!

Contact Sky High Sports today and start your entrepreneurial journey with a great franchise investment!

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