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Sports Facility Success: Steps to Success

Why Sports Facilities Fail and How to Make Them Successful Instead
As a scheduling and facility management solution provider, we talk regularly with the owners of small sports facilities from around the country about their business. Unfortunately, we know there can be high turnover rate with new facilities: many just don’t stay open more than a …
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Benefits of Swim Club Childcare Passes

Increase your Swim Club Revenue with Childcare Passes
Full-time working parents often hire summer nannies or babysitters for their children, and these sitters are constantly looking for ways to keep children entertained. By selling childcare passes to your swim club, you provide families with an incentive to join the club who might otherwise think they won’t …
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How to Start a Volleyball Facility

Beginning the Process to Start a Volleyball Facility
Running a facility with multiple indoor courts requires a relatively large space. Because of this, most volleyball clubs start out practicing on the rented courts of school gyms, health clubs or multi-sport complexes.

But if you have a club that is well-established and have the capital, you might consider …
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The Third Step in Your Sports Facility Business Plan: The Operating Strategy

Creating a Sports Facility Operating Strategy
This is the third in a series of posts on creating a business plan for a sports facility. This is about creating a sports facility operating strategy

You’ve already established a summary of business objectives and details of how you plan to introduce your sports facility to the community. It’s time …
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How to Keep Harmony Between Swim Club Members and Teams

The Relationship between Swim Club Members and Teams
Swim teams can be important stakeholders for a swim club, representing an important steady income stream and attracting new members and families. But the swim team’s activities, especially a swim meet, can sometimes result in scheduling conflicts between your swim team members and your more recreational members.

Harmony between …
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What to Do During Your Swim Club Off-Season

Preparing for Your Swim Club Off-Season
You may be staring at snow and cloudy fall and winter skies, but this doesn’t need to spell the end of profitability for your swim club.

Here are just a few ways that you can set your swim club up for success during the off-season months.
Minimize Spending while Maximizing Cash Inflow
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The Second Step in Your Sports Facility Business Plan: The Marketing Strategy

Developing A Sports Facility Marketing Strategy
Last month, we looked at creating the vision for your sports facility business plan. Now that you have the foundation, it’s time to consider how you’ll promote your sports facility to your customers and community – also known as your marketing strategy.
Summarize Your Brand
Think about how you want others to perceive …
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Developing a Relationship with Swim Club Volunteers

How Your Swim Club can Develop a Mutually Beneficial Relationship with Your Volunteers
The tasks involved in managing a swim club are endless – from tracking customer payments and managing customer service to cleaning up the grounds. Performing the day to day activities of a swim club can be a juggling act, even if you have …
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How to Generate Income with Baseball Facility Scheduling Software

A couple years ago, we got a call from an eSoft Planner client with great news. He’d just had his highest grossing month ever – more than double his previous revenue record. And the best part: he and his staff didn’t do any extra work to hit that record.

In fact, he attributed the increase to …
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The First Step in Your Sports Facility Business Plan: The Vision

Thinking of opening a sports facility? You need to start by making a business plan.

It doesn’t matter if you aren’t looking for investors. To make sure your business idea is going to WORK and not just suck away months of your life in a frustrating failure, you need a vision.
Why You Need a Sports Facility Business …
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