Goldfish Swim School Franchising, LLC, the premier learn-to-swim franchise has been recognized for multiple industry awards in the franchise space, including Entrepreneur Magazine's 2019 Franchise 500, FranchiseHelp's 2019 Franchise Awards, the IFA Educational Foundation's Franchising Gives Back Awards, Inc. Magazine's Annual 5000 List, a recipient of a Gold Stevie® Award Franchise Times Top 200+ Franchises, and is currently a finalist for the upcoming Franchise Business Review's Top Innovative Franchises award. These top rankings come at a time when Goldfish Swim School is seeing tremendous growth. This year alone, the brand has awarded 24 agreements, opened 11 schools, and is on track to open its 100th school milestone by year-end.
"We are incredibly honored to be recognized as a top-ranked company by these prestigious organizations. These accomplishments indicate the level of dedication among the hardworking franchisees within our system and the unparalleled service they provide to our growing member base in the communities we serve," said Chris McCuiston, Co-Founder and CEO of Goldfish Swim School. "The future of the industry remains strong and vibrant, and our goal is to solidify our mark as the industry leader in innovation, member experience, and community goodwill as we continue to grow our footprint across North America."
Celebrating its 10th year in franchising, Goldfish Swim School has built an incredible infrastructure for growth – complete with increased support and services to members and its franchisees to assure a Golden Experience & Extraordinary Results across the board. Most recently, the company invested in a state-of-the-art training pool at its franchise headquarters. The pool helps to provide a best-in-class training program through Goldfish University. The brand also made key internal hires including a Vice President of Construction, People & Culture Manager and Marketing Performance and Analytics Manager, all while enhancing its vendor partnerships – most notably with a new POS and technology platform being rolled out system wide.
Riding this wave of success, the company is seeking qualified and engaged individuals who are involved with their community, have a passion for water safety, and are hungry to dive into the world of franchising. Today, with over 100 locations in development across 34 states, the brand is on track for strategic franchise expansion.
For more information on Goldfish Swim School and its franchise opportunity, please visit https://www.goldfishswimschool.com/franchise-opportunities/ or call 248-801-1850.
About Goldfish Swim School Founded by husband and wife team Chris and Jenny McCuiston, Goldfish Swim School provides swim lessons and water safety instruction to infants and children ages four months to 12 years. Classes are offered by specially trained instructors in a safe, child-friendly and fun environment using their research-based philosophy called The Science of SwimPlay®. Goldfish currently teaches more than 135,000 students per week to swim and be safer in and around the water. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Goldfish Swim School was established in Birmingham, Michigan in 2006, and opened its first franchise location in 2009. Recently, the brand was recognized by Entrepreneur in its 2019 Franchise 500 ranking and Inc. Magazine's 2019 Top 5000. Goldfish Swim School is currently in the process of expanding franchise opportunities throughout North America, with 92 schools open, and an additional 100+ in development in more than 34 states and Canada.