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Submitting vs. Validating

We’ve had some questions recently about deadlines for the CrossFit Open. To clarify: The deadline for members to submit scores is Mondays at 8:00pm EST. You must enter your score on the Games site each week by that deadline. The … Continue reading


Friday, February 28: CrossFit New Year’s Day

This year, CrossFit NYC is going to take a different approach to the Open. We’re not just doing the Open WOD’s to participate in the Open. We’re also using the Open as a starting point to help measure the quality … Continue reading


L1 Cert This Weekend / Location Changes

This weekend, we’ll be hosting a Level 1 Certification at our 28th St location. As a result, all our 28th St classes will be moving (for this weekend only) to 26th St instead. – All Levels WODs on the hour … Continue reading

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CrossFit NYC and the 2014 CrossFit Open

Part 1: Our Responsibility to CrossFit CrossFit NYC is currently the largest affiliate in the US (and possibly in the world). We’re also growing very quickly, so about half of our current members weren’t members a year ago during the … Continue reading


Storm Update

Due to the blizzard warning: The 5:20 AM WOD and the 5:40 AM WOD will be combined into a single 5:30 AM WOD The 6:20 AM WOD and the 6:40 AM WOD will be combined into a single 6:30 AM … Continue reading

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Temporary Shutdown of 157 Columbus Ave.

CrossFit NYC is in the final stages of obtaining a Physical Culture Establishment License for our Upper West Side location, as required by the City to operate a gym. To our knowledge, we are one of the only CrossFit boxes … Continue reading

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Zen Planner Update

We have several times as many members and classes as even most of the largest other CrossFit gyms. As a result, our membership software, Zen Planner, has occasionally had trouble keeping up. We met with their team out at the … Continue reading


How to CrossFit

While we try to wedge as much instruction as we can into each of our WOD classes, we realize there are topics our members want to learn about that we can’t just squeeze in around the workout. We get frequent … Continue reading



A note from Stacey Pearson, head of the prom committee and our newly appointed director of all things community: ++ CFNYC!! The Games are finally here! And we are here for you. If you aren’t in LA watching them live, … Continue reading


Schedule and Programming Changes, Effective Monday, July 1

Upper West Side (Limited) Classes Effective July 1st, we’ll be kicking off a limited schedule at our new Upper West Side Location, a raw basement space at 157 Columbus Avenue (betweent 67th and 68th). We have learned a great deal … Continue reading

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