Resources for Starting a Float Center
Starting and running a Float Tank center, or adding floatation therapy to an existing spa, can be a surprisingly difficult ordeal without the right information to help guide you along the way.
The following products were created based on our experience opening and maintaining our own center, Float On, and through our conversations with other float centers around the world. We’ve helped dozens and dozens of float centers find funding, negotiate with landlords, design their centers, and fill their tanks – we hope that our resources are as useful to you as they have been for others.
Our Construction Package is created, not only from our own experiences, but from years of consulting with new float centers opening up all over the world. Our 180 page guide has been reviewed by master plumbers…
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…
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…
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 apprenticeship program.
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.
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 running or planning your float center, we may hold the solution.
The Helm is a web-based software designed as a float tank scheduling system, point of sale system, project management system, float tank maintenance system, communication system, employee management system, and more. With all of this integrated into one, the Helm lets you easily navigate every aspect of your business quickly and efficiently, ensuring that your float center stays on the charted course.
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