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Did you know that Pottstown Athletic Club is a CrossFit gym? CrossFit is a great workout because it gives you a total body workout that will get you in the best shape of your life. 

It is designed to make you not specialize in anything, but to be good in everything. The use of anaerobic workouts improves your anaerobic fitness and aerobic fitness. If you only do aerobic workouts like long, slow runs then you are only improving your aerobic fitness in addition to losing muscle. Anaerobic workouts have been shown to be the best way to lose fat because you keep burning fat long after you are done working out. 

Talk to anyone who has been doing CrossFit for a while and they will attest to the effectiveness of these types of workouts. CrossFit is all about real people who are getting great results. Better yet, CrossFit is for everyone!

According to CrossFit Headquarters, the CrossFit program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We use our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and Army Infantrymen who are already in great shape. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs. Our athletes are trained to bike, run, swim, and row at short, middle, and long distances guaranteeing exposure and competency in each of the three main metabolic pathways. 

We train our athletes in gymnastics from rudimentary to advanced movements garnering great capacity at controlling the body both dynamically and statically while maximizing strength to weight ratio and flexibility. We also place a heavy emphasis on Olympic Weightlifting having seen this sport’s unique ability to develop an athletes’ explosive power, control of external objects, and mastery of critical motor recruitment patterns. And finally, we encourage and assist our athletes to explore a variety of sports as a vehicle to express and apply their fitness.

Pottstown Athletic Club is the home of Pottstown CrossFit and many other great programs including the Pottstown Dragon Warriors and Pottstown Karate. We have low-cost monthly memberships available for both individuals and families.
Contact us today for a free trial week!


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23 November 2017 Thanksgiving Day WOD 8:00 am - Pre Stuffing WOD at the Armory

9 December 2017 SaturdayLadies Night Out 7:00- 9:00pm2 hours of fun and fitness, DJ, BYOB. A CrossFit based low skilled fun fitness event. Bring a friend, learn a little about CrossFit and have a blast. Socialize post workout glass of wine, Dance to the DJ - it's a great time. You are going to have a blast!!

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Winter 2018Paddle Erg Race Series - details to follow..


4 February 2018Main Line Slide - Details Click Here


February 2018Pottstown Dragon Warriors Paddle Erg Regatta - details to follow.


March 20182nd Annual 1-111 IN’s Associator Throwdown -Info to follow


Any questions call Rob 484 302 9950 or email rob.1@pottstownathleticclub.com

October Events

October 8 - Adult Recreational Paddle

Our season is coming to a close. We look to winter training in preparation for next season. We would like to invite interested parties out for a paddle on Marsh Creek to meet our team members and coaches and explore interest in joining us next season. All are invited, No obligation required. Potential new members, former paddlers, we are open to all. Hope to see you there!

October 14 - Youth Dragon Boat Recreational Paddle

SRAC is looking for youth from the Pottstown area interested in seasonal on-water competition. Winter training begins after Thanksgiving in preparation for their summer racing season - this is an open event, youth ages 11 and up are invited to come out and experience a recreational paddle with the Pottstown Dragon Warriors. Please invite friends, family, and please share - hope to see you there. Questions? call 484 302 9950

If you are an Organization leader or a Church youth group we encourage you to share this event or please bring…