Leisure Systems Inc. has a seasoned Operations staff ready to assist in a variety of business functions. In addition, each park is assigned a Regional Director of Operations who is available for consultation and advice.
Here are some of the tools and support specific to operations:
Business Plan – Created to assist franchisees in acquiring bank financing, this 50-page document provides background on LSI and includes portions where park-specific information can easily be inserted. A five year projection worksheet is included as well. Not sure you need a business plan? Visit the Small Business Administration website for 10 Reasons All Business Owners Should Plan.
NPP (National Purchasing Partners) – LSI partners with NPP to provide discounts (up to 50 percent) on common operational items from vendors such as Verizon, Staples, and Fastenal.
Vendor Relationships – LSI works with established, knowledgeable vendors for a variety of park operations including water features, cabins, signage and financing.
Software – The Franchise Package includes a proprietary reservations, front office and POS (Point of Sale) system for a low monthly fee. Includes online, real-time reservations and training.
Franchise Assessment Review & Recommendations – Each location is reviewed annually in order to ensure standards are being met, however it is also used as a consulting tool designed to help improve your business. In addition, it allows one-on-one time with operations staff for feedback and strategy.
Brent Fannin – Delaware Beaches
2011 was our first year as a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™. We saw record occupancy levels with increases of more than 35% year over year! The addition of nine cabins to our park yielded occupancy levels well over 90% each weekend! The conversion to a Jellystone Park™ did exactly what we expected – it grew our business.
Denny Quigley & Tami Alessio – Harrisville, PA2011 was our first year as a Jellystone Park™. Since then, we have definitely noticed that we are attracting a lot more guests from a much larger radius that extends nationwide. And we are seeing more guests from Canada. Over this three year time period, our store sales have increased almost 45%! The increased business also helped to allow us to do…
Roger & Anna Barry – Fremont, IN
When we joined the Jellystone Park™ system in 1980, we were a small operation without a plan. What we have learned through the years from LSI and our fellow Yogi Bear™ owners and operators has been extremely valuable. We now have over 500 sites, RV Sales, waterslides, and a seven family member team of owners and operating managers. We couldn’t have done it w…
Erv & Marilyn Banes – Frankenmuth, MI
We decided to convert to the Jellystone Park™ system in 1996 because the market conditions were changing. Several of our colleagues had converted and grown in the process. We found that by changing our customer base to families, rather than seniors, we expanded.
The advantage of a Jellystone Park™ is that it is so much more alive than the average park. Plu…
Joey Coleman & Rick Coleman – Tabor City, NC
In 2001, we began a unique challenge to build a campground on our family farm 35 miles inland from Myrtle Beach. People responded to our design of large concrete pads, full hook-ups, plenty of open space, and ultimate customer service. But we soon had “growing pains” with procedures and operations.
In 2003, we joined Jellystone Park™. The operations…
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Where: Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Burleson, TX (near Dallas/Ft. Worth)
When: September 16 & 17, 2017
Cost: $350/couple which includes 2 nights in a Premium Luxury Cottage Cabin and lunch.
Space is limited! Click here for details and to register.