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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


No AM Wait List Test Run

In the past few months, a large number of our AM classes have been filling up completely online, yet ending up well short of capacity in real life. A big part of the problem is our wait list system: someone … Continue reading


Zen Planner Issues

Due to a series of glitches with Zen Planner, our on-the-hour classes are wrongly showing up as at 26th St and All Levels rather than Beginner at 28th St; a number of reservations have mysteriously been deleted; and cancellation cut-offs … Continue reading

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Open Letter

Dear Members: Last year, we made a big push to get everyone signed up for the CrossFit Games Open, as part of a competition for largest affiliate team. We narrowly lost to a hospital in Illinois, where the corporate gym … Continue reading


Monday 121105

We’re back on a NORMAL SCHEDULE. Black Box WOD classes: A: Snatch skill work B: “Chunky Style” 12-minute AMRAP 10 95#/65# Squat Cleans 10 Ring Dips Beginner WOD classes: A: Clean Practice B: 12-minute AMRAP: 8 Squat Cleans (75#/53#) 8 … Continue reading


SANDY UPDATE (as of Wednesday noon)

Updated 2012-10-31 NOON Wedneday’s schedule is: We’ll be holding our ALL-LEVELS WOD classes at 26 Street. We’re using our 26th St. location so that folks can use the SHOWERS. (Please note, however, that if you want to use the shower, … Continue reading

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