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For further information please register your interest or contact the Fernwood National Support Office on 03 9630 8824 for more details.


Looking to own your own Fernwood business?

Fernwood Women's Health Clubs is a dominant player in the women’s-only fitness in Australia. It owes its success to the quality of the franchisees who work hard in partnership with Fernwood to make a difference in the lives of women.

We want franchise partners to join our team who:

  1. Have a passion for customer service
  2. Have a passion for health & fitness
  3. Have a passion to drive your own business
  4. Have a passion to make a difference

Fernwood system offers:

  • a well branded and dominant player in women’s only fitness
  • lifestyle and financial rewards
  • opportunity for personal growth and achievements
  • full training and on going support
  • security of a long term franchise model

Why Fernwood is a great opportunity?

Fernwood Women's Health Clubs point of difference is the offering of a full service club exclusively for females; it's the culture, the community and the care factor our member's experience which contributes to the Fernwood success. Fernwood together with the franchise partners strive for best practice and professionalism resulting in the brands credibility and longevity.

Become a Fernwood franchisee and make an investment on two levels. Your new life will be rewarding financially and personally as you help members achieve their fitness and wellness goals.

Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs is a member of the Franchise Council of Australia. It owes its success to the quality of its franchisees who enjoy the flexibility of owning their own business but partnership with Fernwood to making a difference in the lives of women. The Fernwood approach is holistic as the clubs provide comprehensive workout areas, personal training, group fitness classes, a weight management program, free breakfasts and free toiletries. The personal investment brings a healthy financial yield.

Diana Williams, the founder and Managing Director of Fernwood is well acknowledged with numerous accolades for her success. Even to this day, Di’s passion to ensure success and value of the concept is upheld utilizing operational procedures and the franchise model. Franchise businesses are generally considered to have a better chance of success over independent small businesses and by franchising Fernwood are able to deliver the best possible result for their franchise partners. The quality is monitored, together with ongoing investment in adapting the services to accommodate member demands and to keep up with industry trends.

The System

Built from the ground up and developed over more than 20 years, our proven system provides our Franchise partners with the necessary tools they need to grow their businesses.

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Training & Support

There is an initial intensive three week on the job training, plus ongoing support, workshops and seminars provided by the dedicated team at our National Support Office.

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New Club Investment

When you invest in a new health club, Fernwood offers all the support you need, plus the flexibility to demonstrate your own vision in the setup of your club as you go.  

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The Process

Our Fernwood Franchising process ensures your journey from enquiry to club opening, however long this may need to be, is smooth and hassle-free all the way through.

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Fernwood Story

Since launching in 1989, Fernwood has become synonymous with Australian women’s health and fitness and remains at the forefront of the industry.

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Don’t just take our word for it… here is what some of our Franchise Partners have to say about their experience since joining the Fernwood family.

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