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We also run a 6-tank center in Portland called Float On, host the Float Conference, design float software, and publish float books.

Float Center Business Plan

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“The bargain-of-the-century for anyone considering opening a float center. I highly recommend it!”
– David Brickman

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How to Start a Float Center Basics

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Get our bundle of free resources, and learn the basics of float tanks, the float industry, chemistry in salt water, and what goes into starting your own center.

These materials will help to answer the first few questions you're bound to have.

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Float Center Business Plan Package

Our Business Plan has gone through years of testing and revision. It has been successfully used, time and again, to obtain funding for centers that are now up and running. The numbers in this business plan are…

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Step-by-Step Marketing Package


Even though floating is amazing, marketing the tanks can be difficult. This packet compiles all of the fundamental and innovative marketing strategies that have gone into filling the tanks at Float On since we opened. We’re currently running over 1,300 floats a month, and you can learn…

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In-Person Apprenticeship 

We offer training sessions which help to get your float center up and running as quickly and efficiently as possible, and make sure that you have a solid understanding of everything necessary to run a successful center.
Our training sessions offer invaluable hands on experience at our own float center, Float On, now the largest float center in the nation, located in beautiful Portland, Oregon.

Join us for our next in-person apprenticeship program.

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Online Apprenticeship


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In over 10 hours of online courses, Graham, Ashkahn, and Jake from Float On guide you through the process of starting your float tank center and building up your customers & members. From lease negotiation, to construction, to marketing, to revenue and expense projections – our course takes you from your early plans through opening day and beyond.

Learn at your own pace from the comfort of your computer, enroll in our online courses.

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Float Center Consulting

Salt water leaks, electric current in ungrounded water, slippery floors, sound pollution, light pollution, imprecise or dangerous chemistry, misinformed sanitation, murky water, impurities in your epsom salt, improper water filtration…there is a lot that goes wrong with float tanks.

We’ve seen every sensory deprivation disaster you can imagine (most of them first hand).

If you run into a problem with your float center, we may hold the solution.

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Latest Articles
from Our Blog

Offering Overnight Floats

Offering Overnight Floats

Almost three years ago, we discussed the merits of running overnight floats from an employee’s perspective, focusing on the opportunities of this unique experience as well as its challenges. We’d like to take a deeper dive into this issue because, while the majority of floaters come through our tanks during “normal” business hours, overnight floats form an important part of not only Float On’s identity, but also its business structure and broader culture.

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How to Talk About Floating

How to Talk About Floating

You step into the elevator and shuffle to the side to make room for the kind-eyed, old woman with the miniature poodle.

“Good morning,” you say with a smile.

“Good morning,” she beams back, her gaze resting briefly on your water bottle with the logo from your float center’s annual party.

After a brief pause, she asks, “What is Float-a-Palooza?”

You take a breath, smile, and launch into your literal elevator pitch.

So, what do you say?

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Employee Handbook Template

Employee Handbook Template

Whether you are a small or large float center, you most likely have other employees working for you. Regardless of the size of your staff, for reasons of efficiency and legality, it’s essential that your organization has clear and straightforward policies and guidelines. No matter how good employee communication is, it’s always safest and cleanest to have clear parameters and expectations written down.

This is why Float Tank Solutions has created a customizable Employee Handbook Template. Free for anyone to download, it contains federally compliant language (current as of October 2016) and contains a multitude of sections, from employee benefits and compensation descriptions to job guidelines and discrimination policies.

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Sleeping Bag Drive: Filling Float Tanks While Helping the Homeless

Sleeping Bag Drive: Filling Float Tanks While Helping the Homeless

Sitting in our regular Float On marketing meeting, we were strategizing about our next free float giveaway, and we quickly switched the conversation to focus less on our own minor woes (ahem, first world problems) and more on how we can help those in need. Despite the fact that Portland had its warmest November of all time, temperatures plunged to all-time lows in December and January. The team came together and voted on the idea of holding a sleeping bag drive.

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