East Chestnut CrossFit Launches in Downtown West Chester

East Chestnut CrossFit

WEST CHESTER, PA — It’s one of today’s most popular workouts and it’s coming to downtown West Chester—East Chestnut CrossFit, which will be located in the Oscar Lasko YMCA, 1 E Chestnut Street, West Chester, begins demos next week and launches classes on September 4.

For the last several months, the YMCA has been converting part of its downtown facility into the traditional CrossFit box gym. With brand new CrossFit equipment and a state-of-the-art facility, the opening of East Chestnut CrossFit provides West Chester residents and the surrounding communities with an unparalleled fitness experience.

Multiple demos, which will run 30-45 minutes each, are being offered at the Oscar Lasko YMCA starting August 20. There is no charge and all are welcome:

  • Monday, August 20 at 6:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 am
  • Wednesday, August 22 at 6:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 23 at 6:30 am
  • Friday, August 24 at 6:00 am and 12:00 pm

An open house is also being held on Saturday, September 8 from 9-11 am.

Demo and Open House attendees are encouraged to wear workout attire.

East Chestnut CrossFit Amenities
Those who join East Chestnut CrossFit will receive unlimited CrossFit classes in the YMCA’s air-conditioned CrossFit gym. Lockers and showers are also available onsite. Child Watch, the YMCA’s on-site babysitting service, is available during the busiest times for members to drop off their kids while they attend CrossFit classes. The first 100 people to join will also receive a free CrossFit t-shirt and car magnet.

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“We’re excited to launch CrossFit,” says Steffani Witmer, Executive Director at the Oscar Lasko YMCA. “CrossFit is designed to create an inclusive fitness experience where members support and encourage one another while making tremendous fitness progress. All shapes and sizes can undertake CrossFit because the workouts are tailored to each person. While everyone does the same kind of exercises, how intense and how long each person does the exercises differs. Our team of certified CrossFit instructors is ready and excited to work with anyone who wants to give it a try.”

For more information, attend an upcoming Open House or visit https://www.ymcagbw.org/blog/get-ready-go-all-east-chestnut-crossfit-comes-downtown-west-chester.

About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is an association of eight YMCAs that offer life-changing programs for children, families and adults throughout Chester County. Our Y is a diverse association of individuals joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster a sense of social responsibility. With more than 80,000 members annually, each YMCA in the association feature unique facilities and programs that best reflect the needs and interest of their communities.

To ensure that everyone has access to quality programming, financial assistance and subsidized programming is available. In 2017 alone, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine provided more than 3.5 million dollars in financial assistance to support 11,915 families with access to childcare, summer camp, programs and memberships. To learn more about the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, visit www.ymcagbw.org or contact info@ymcagbw.org.

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