This post the third part of a series on The Best CrossFit Boxes in America. So far, we’ve awarded the top CrossFit boxes in Chicago and Orlando. This month is all about New York City.
When you think of The Big Apple, CrossFit isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.
But with how impressive these CrossFit gyms are, we felt that we had to bring them to your attention.
As the biggest city in the United States, you can probably guess that New York City has plenty of great places to work out. That makes it even more impressive that these CrossFit gyms in NYC were able to stand out.
We’ve hand-picked the best of the best and are ready to share these top 40 New York City CrossFit boxes with you in this post.
The best part:
All 5 boroughs are represented!
In our quest to find the best places to work out in New York City, we wanted to place value on favorable opinions of members and the strength of the gym’s community.
Here is our primary selection criteria:
No matter which of our award winners you choose to visit, know that you will be in good hands.
Let’s check out our winners!
CrossFit Solace offers classes for beginners but is also extremely welcoming if you are a beginner. Their CrossFit Foundations program is a personalized introduction to the fitness team and the tools you will need to succeed.
Join this gym and become part of a holistic fitness powerhouse.
38 E 32nd St, New York, NY 10016
CrossFit NYC is one of the ten oldest CrossFit affiliates in the world! It’s the first CrossFit box in New York and is also the largest. CrossFit NYC was featured in Men’s Fitness’ 10 Best CrossFit Gyms in America.
If that’s not enough to convince you, consider that they run about 300 classes per week split between their two locations, with state of the art facilities that cater to experts and beginners alike.
50 W 28th St 2nd floor, New York, NY 10001
CrossFit Hell’s Kitchen is a site to be seen. It’s a brand new facility with over 6,000 square feet of space split on two levels, in addition to a pro shop, a member lounge, and state of the art equipment.
If you love amenities CrossFit Hell’s Kitchen is the gym for you.
315 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
With a close, intimate community and an extremely inclusive philosophy, ICE NYC Upper East Side is a fantastic choice for CrossFitters with any level of experience, as well as beginners who just want to learn the ropes and improve their level of fitness.
You will love the community, but you’ll also love the great coaches, the excellent equipment, and the welcoming feel.
330 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022
BRICK CrossFit considers itself to be more of a family than a business. The coaches and staff are welcoming, experienced and genuinely dedicated to the success of the gym’s athletes. The community feel will have you loving this gym. The support and respect are unparalleled.
Grand Central location: 465 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017
Chelsea location: 257 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011
CrossFit FIFTH AVE takes functional fitness to the next level with amazing WODs and a phenomenal facility that sports some of the best equipment around. You will be hard pressed to find a better all-around CrossFit gym.
420 5th Ave, Sub-Cellar, New York, NY 10018
You can tell from their mission—”The SPOT strives to make people physically and mentally stronger, helping to unlock the human potential of greatness and inspire positive change”—that CrossFit SPOT is about more than just fitness.
While this gym will push you to the limits of your athletic ability, the coaches and members will be their every step of the way to help you succeed.
55 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
EVF Performance CrossFit’s two great locations feature state-of-the-art equipment and access to some of the best coaches in New York.
In addition to offering excellent CrossFit classes, the Columbus Circle location is home to Row House, a rowing gym that specializes in a signature blend of high energy, low impact workouts.
CrossFit Union Square provides top notch coaching, programming and facilities in the center of Manhattan.
This gym values community above all else, understanding that the success of members is also reliant on excellent, supportive coaching and a strong community.
Basement, 1 Union Square W, New York, NY 10003
CrossFit TriBeCa features outstanding programming that is both thoughtful and effective, executed by coaches who are experts at motivation and safety.
While the programming is excellent, you will also love the community, which will help you be successful along every step of your CrossFit journey.
CrossFit 212: 666 Broadway, New York, NY 10012CrossFit TriBeCa: 281 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
CrossFit East River finds the perfect balance between improving the fitness of its athletes and promoting a climate of trust, support, safety and community.
You will love the community culture at CrossFit East River, but you will also love the coaching, the facility and the workouts.
647 E 9th St, New York, NY 10009 (Between B & C)
CrossFit Metropolis combines the most effective aspects of weightlifting, gymnastics, and conditioning into simple, challenging workouts. The gym follows classic-style CrossFit programming, so workouts are simpler and more varied than at many other CrossFit gyms. Don’t take simple to mean easy and boring. You will be challenged here!
They also offer a free intro class on Saturdays!
156 E 100th St, New York, NY 10029
CrossFit Virtuosity stands out for its attention to the individual athlete and his or her specific needs and goals.
In treating each athlete as an individual, CrossFit Virtuosity’s experienced coaches are able to create holistic training programs that will be the most effective.
98 Bayard St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Oculus CrossFit strives to embody the CrossFit methodology in every way.
From helping individuals achieve their fitness goals to creating a sense of community around a fitness oriented lifestyle, Oculus CrossFit is a great fit for any athlete who wants to push themselves surrounded by a great community.
151 William St, New York, NY 10038
CrossFit SOBRO (South Bronx) is The Original CrossFit box in the Bronx. It’s made up of an extremely diverse and welcoming community.
CrossFit SOBRO follows a traditional CrossFit model, meaning the gym is simple and lacks distractions, but you can rest assured that you will become a better, fitter athlete.
229 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454
CrossFit Concrete Jungle was born in 2013 on Upper East Side and has been training athletes ever since.
The gym operates under the central belief that fitness changes lives. By fostering a supportive environment that helps people become better athletes, CrossFit Concrete Jungle also helps people stay healthy and achieve their goals.
CrossFit Queens is Astoria’s oldest, most well-known fitness gym.
The best part: You don’t have to be an avid and experienced CrossFitter to enjoy your experience. The gym is extremely welcoming to people at all fitness levels and the tight knit community will help anyone feel at ease.
2550 31st St, Astoria, NY 11102
CrossFit Dynamix began in late 2010 as Dynamix Gym. The gym occupied a quaint 750 sq foot studio space on Steinway St in Astoria. Back then, the goal was to provide elite level coaching and fitness to as many people as possible with limited space.
Since then, CrossFit Dynamix has grown into a well respected CrossFit box with a community that will help any member grow and thrive.
36-5 20th Ave, Astoria, NY 11105
CrossFit Sunnyside is a community of people who strive to make their lives better. The community is built on a foundation of shared sweat and friendships. The gym firmly believes that community support increases effort and results. Be ready to work hard! The workouts are difficult but extremely rewarding.
47-01 Barnett Ave, Sunnyside, NY 11104
CrossFit South Brooklyn sports a massive 11,200 square foot training space with just about any feature you can imagine, including showers and an espresso machine.
CFSBK provides a safe, effective and inclusive training environment for all members, priding itself on top-notch coaching, intelligent programming and a professional atmosphere.
597 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
CrossFit Greenpoint has been serving the North Brooklyn community since 2012. The gym offers a community of coaches, clients, family and friends that are all mutually dedicated to the improvement of themselves and others. CrossFit Greenpoint’s members are also conscious of the community in which they live, and want to help it thrive.
Join this group of amazing coaches to begin or improve your CrossFit journey.
188 Dupont St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
CrossFit Dumbo is not a one-size-fits-all gym. It caters to athletes with all different levels of ability and diverse goals.
CrossFit Dumbo will help you find the perfect program for you, whether you’re a veteran CrossFitter or someone who hasn’t worked out consistently in years.
48 Pearl St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
True North Training values hard work to support growth in mind, body and spirit and to improve the health, wellbeing and lifestyles of its members.
You can choose from individual or team fitness-based strength training, and education is developed to drive action oriented results.
70 River St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Crow Hill CrossFit takes the best training techniques used by Olympic athletes and scales these movements down to the level of any member based on their ability.
Crow Hill CrossFit is the only CrossFit affiliate in Brooklyn that boasts two CrossFit Level 3 Trainers, which is the highest qualification currently offered by CrossFit.
1010 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11238
CrossFit Kingsboro is one of the largest CrossFit facilities within the 5 boroughs of New York City. With 4,000 square feet and a number of fantastic amenities, you will love the cleanliness and organization. But we have a feeling you will love the fantastic coaching and strong community even more.
1000 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
CrossFit Outbreak is an amazing example of a gym that follows CrossFit’s core tenets to the letter, providing functional fitness training that simply works.
If you love CrossFit, or want to learn more, visit one of their five locations in Brooklyn. They have a plan for people of any fitness level.
Clinton Hill: 10 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Bed-Stuy: 492 Throop Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Williamsburg: 415 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249
East Williamsburg: 208 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Bushwick: 1000 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221
CrossFit Coney Island is the home of Brooklyn’s tightest, results-oriented fitness community. The gym has one goal: getting athletes into the best shape of their life while having fun. By design, CrossFit is broad, functional, and inclusive—CrossFit Coney Island takes that to the next level. With the support of a community built on mutual respect, you’ll be part of a program that’s tough, dynamic, and never boring.
2034 McDonald Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223
If you are on board with CrossFit’s core principles—constantly varied, functional movement, simple lifts, and a gimmick-free approach—Park Slope CrossFit is for you.
Even if you’re not an avid CrossFitter, check this gym out. They will help you get stronger inside and out.
82 St Marks Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217
WillyB CrossFit’s program is designed to be challenging, fun and results-driven. Their program utilizes constantly varied functional movements performed at a high intensity, incorporating weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning in every workout. The program is scalable and inclusive of all ages, fitness levels and fitness goals.
Williamsburg: 41 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Williamsburg: 667 Grand St. Brooklyn, NY 11211
Greenpoint: 220 Newel St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Bowery: 285 Grand St, New York, NY 10002
Bushwick CrossFit is a strength and conditioning facility that produces results by effectively and efficiently combining powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics and high intensity cardio. There is not a program anywhere that works with a greater diversity of tools, modalities, and drills—all taught with focus on proper form and execution of movements.
10 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206
CrossFit Red Hook’s community was born in 2013 in a humble commercial garage on Columbia Street. While they have come a long way since then, one thing has not changed.
They are committed to helping athletes develop every aspect of fitness from strength to flexibility, speed to stamina, power to coordination, so that they are prepared for whatever life brings.
209 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
CrossFit STEED was founded by two friends with over 30 years of combined fitness training experience, including over a decade of current CrossFit Training.
The gym seeks to unlock the powers of passion, drive and determination among its athletes. Yes, you will work hard, but you will do so in the presence of a strong community and the best possible coaching.
2705 W 16th St, Brooklyn, NY 11224
CrossFit Prospect Heights is an amazing CrossFit gym that also understands people have lives and cannot always adhere to strict schedules. Their programming is designed for athletes to attend classes in any combination of days and still see benefits.
623 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11238
CrossFit 718 is a strong community that is dedicated to fostering the growth of its athletes through great training and active support.
Head Coach Israel Gonzalez writes all of their workouts, and each one is 100% original, with the added benefit of some official CrossFit HQ benchmarks.
148 26th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Staten Island CrossFit is the largest and longest running CrossFit facility on Staten Island.
In addition to offering traditional CrossFit classes and programming, Staten Island CrossFit also offers a CrossFit Lite program, which replaces Olympic weightlifting with body weight exercises and cardio.
3801 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314
Unbeaten CrossFit prides itself on Coaching. Having coached all types of athletes from the elite ranks to high schoolers and everyone in between, Unbeaten CrossFit knows what it takes to reach its members so that they get the results they work so hard for.
2271 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306
CrossFit Freshkills offers a comfortable place for all people to come and create goals for self-improvement.
They welcome full time working parents, young athletes, competitive athletes, or anyone interested in improving their health in a fun, positive environment.
389 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
CrossFit 103, located in Staten Island, NY, is a CrossFit gym that aims to defeat routine and promote varied, functional movements, performed at high intensity.
Every workout is led by a dedicated coach, and training can be customized based on an athlete’s ability or fitness level.
47 Trioka Way, Staten Island, NY 10309