The JumpBunch® Difference

There are several key factors that set JumpBunch apart from other school enrichment and youth sports and fitness businesses, including other children's sports and fitness programs. 

Here’s what really makes JumpBunch a business worth exploring:


Proven, Proprietary Curriculum
  • Carefully developed, tested, and refined through millions of classes
  • Created by credentialed experts
  • Developmentally appropriate for coordination, motor skills, and attention spans
  • Age-appropriate and safe equipment 
  • Progression and regression steps included in each plan
  • Three distinct age groups with unique lesson plans
  • Over 70 different physical activities with hundreds of written lesson plans
  • Constantly evolving with new sports and fitness activities and options
  • Structured for learning without feeling like a "class"
  • Written for the child to see simply as FUN! 


Superior Training & Support
  • Thorough Initial Training – Our customized E-Learning platform gets you started from home, then we spend three days together in person covering key areas of operations, curriculum, and marketing.
  • Online Forum for Franchisees – Owners can ask and offer support 24/7.
  • Franchisee Feedback Panel – A representative group of owners maintains a voice in systems, support, policy and marketing.
  • National & Regional Conferences – Opportunities to meet, learn, compare best practices and get re-energized.
  • Monthly Memos, Conference Calls, and Webinars—Topic driven collaboration and vendor supported education.
  • Access to Top Management – Owners can always reach any member of senior JumpBunch management.
  • Location Visits – Periodic one-on-one support from JumpBunch management at YOUR location.
Established Business Systems

The list below defines categories where we have structured programs in place to get you started faster.

  • Learning-Zen-shot.pngClass Management
  • Payroll processing
  • Email marketing
  • Background screening
  • Liability insurance
  • Branded fulfillment
  • Hiring platform
  • E-Learning and employee training
  • Social media
  • Expense management
Always Evolving...The JumpBunch Story

Founder Tom Bunchman started out as a franchisee himself. Over 13 years, he built, managed and grew a successful kids sports and fitness business before launching his own unique JumpBunch concept in 1997. Tom crafted an ideal way to tap into this rapidly expanding market niche. Simply put, JumpBunch is a highly effective business model that brings sports to young children in a fun, engaging way. It was clearly the right service at the right time, and given Tom’s years as a franchisee himself, he is uniquely qualified to support and mentor franchisees, allowing each owner to reach their full potential.

  • Started franchising in 2002
  • Carefully select and train local owners
  • Goal of making a real, positive impact on childhood development
  • Began with preschool but adapted to meet the needs of toddler and school age kids
  • Continue to be flexible in meeting market demands
  • Curriculum uniquely positions JumpBunch to meet any school's need