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Tumbles Kids' Gym Is the First U.S. Children's Fitness Facility to Open in Qatar

31 Mar 2021 - Tumbles kids' gym is opening in Qatar The Houston-based company will be the first U.S. children's fitness franchise in Qatar, opening this summer in Doha's City Center Mall, with its exclusive model of combining gymnastics and exercise with STEAM education (Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math)

This spectacular Tumbles flagship location in will showcase Tumbles and allow prospective franchisees in the GCC easy access to experience our unique franchise opportunity

Childhood obesity is a global issue and Tumbles was founded on the principle of “get fit for the fun of it.” Facilities include climbing walls, crawl tunnels, gymnastic trampolines, springboards, balance beams, trapezes, zip lines, and more. Children are so absorbed in their play that they don’t realize they’re getting exercise, and the STEAM classes are just as engaging with curriculum that include among other subjects robotics, physics, geology, painting, and archeology. STEAM experiments are conducted (and hypotheses proven) in the gym via bodily-kinesthetic / full-body learning.

Tumbles’ founder and CEO, Manish Vakil, says that his company chose to franchise in the Middle East because its countries have the highest incidence of childhood obesity in the world. Opening children’s fitness facilities there aligns with Tumbles’ primary mission of “Shaping the Minds and Bodies of the Future.”

Additionally, says Vakil, “There is a lack of companies focused on wellness for kids going into the GCC. We want to be part of the solution in the region.

For more information about Tumbles and worldwide franchise options please contact

Martin Hancock
Director of International Sales

World Franchise Associates