Hole in one: Rising levels of disposable income will enable Canadians to increase spending on industry services

The Golf Driving Ranges and Family Fun Centres industry in Canada has experienced strong revenue growth over the five years to 2019. As consumers' per capita leisure time stagnated, the high prevalence of time-strapped consumers made it arduous for industry operators to attract customers. Fortunately for industry operators, limited levels of per capita leisure time have caused golf driving ranges to become an increasingly attractive option for avid golfers wanting to practise their swing without committing to an 18-hole game. In recent years, golf driving ranges and family fun centres have contended with mounting competition from other leisure activities, such as movie theatres and bowling alleys...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will grow as rising levels of disposable income enable more consumers to incur discretionary expenditures
  • Consumers' per capita leisure time has stagnated
  • The number of industry operators is forecast to grow
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Golf Driving Ranges and Family Fun Centres industry in Canada exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity, with the typical industry operator spending an estimated $0.13 on capital investments for every dollar allocated to labour costs in 2019. The industry is relatively labour intensive across all operations, with common tasks including providing administrative services, dispensing tickets, selling food and beverages and operating and maintaining games and equipment. Nevertheless, the industry has kept wages relatively low as a share of industry revenue by hiring part-time, low-skilled employees on a seasonal basis, namely during the summer months. Com...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry are

  • Easy access to clients
  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Leisure time and Per capita disposable income in the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry?

    This industry provides recreational and amusement services through a variety of establishments, including golf driving ranges, miniature golf centres, go-kart racetracks, batting cages, family fun centres, recreational sports leagues and a wide assortment of outdoor recreational activities. The industry excludes arcades, themed amusement parks, gambling facilities, golf courses, country clubs, skiing facilities, marinas, fitness and recreational sports centres and bowling alleys.

    Industry Products
  • Fitness and recreational sports centre services
  • Coin-operated games and rides
  • Amateur sports teams and club services
  • Meals and beverages
  • Merchandise sales
  • Amusement and recreation services
  • Golf course and country club services and memberships
  • Industry Activities
  • Go-karting
  • Batting cages
  • Driving ranges
  • Shooting ranges
  • Kayaking
  • Miniature golf courses
  • Mountain climbing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Leisure time
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of children aged 19 and younger
  • National unemployment rate

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape and competition
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Leisure time stagnates
  • Pricing models
  • Table: Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Religious Organizations in Canada
  • Civic, Social & Youth Organizations in Canada
  • Public Schools in Canada
  • Colleges & Universities in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing in Canada
  • Ceramics Manufacturing in Canada
  • Heating & Air-Conditioning Equipment Manufacturing in Canada
  • Sporting Goods Stores in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Amusement and recreation services
  • Amateur sports teams and club services
  • Fitness and recreational sports centre services
  • Coin-operated games and rides
  • Meals and beverages
  • Golf course and country club services and memberships
  • Merchandise sales
  • Chart: Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals aged 40 to 54
  • Individuals aged 65 and older
  • Individuals aged 55 to 64
  • Individuals aged 30 to 39
  • Individuals aged 29 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Golf Driving Ranges & Family Fun Centres Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Leisure time (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A marketing strategy that involves offering several products for sale as one combined product.
  • Family Fun Centre
  • A recreational centre that provides various activities in one venue, including miniature golf, go-karts, batting cages and more.
  • Point-Of-Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
  • Redemption Games
  • Arcade games that reward players for their game scores, usually via tickets.
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