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  • Crossfit Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY

    2034 McDonald Ave • Brooklyn, New York 11223 (646) 546-3866 •

  • About Us

    Why CrossFit Coney Island?

    CrossFit Coney Island is the home of Brooklyn’s tightest, results-oriented fitness community.

    We’ve got two main goals: getting you in the best shape of your life and having fun along the way.

    By design, CrossFit is broad, functional, and inclusive -- we take 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 (we promise). Our trainers are with you every step of the way to coach, push, and encourage. Together, we’ll run faster, lift heavier, and drive longer. The bottom line? You’ll have to put in the work, but you won’t have to do it alone.

    Even though you will be part of a team and community, we realize every single athlete is an individual. We make it a point to keep each member accountable and on track by helping you identify and understand your individual goals, needs and challenges, then create a plan of action to address them.


    At CrossFit Coney Island, we will constantly assess your progress and adjust accordingly. You will get the attention you would expect from a personal trainer with the strong and supportive community that only CFCI has to offer. Have a question, concern or issue? Talk to your coach before or after class about it. Bottom line is: you’ll have to do the work, but you won’t have to do it alone.


    Close-knit community that likes to have fun.

    CrossFit Coney Island is a results-oriented gym and we are set out on building one of the tightest, friendliest CrossFit communities you’ll find anywhere (or, Brooklyn deserves). Our members come from all walks of life: young, old, beginners, elite athletes, moms, dads, grandparents....
    We host and participate in a wide range of activities and events inside and beyond the gym — hiking trips, running 5Ks and mud runs, potlucks, BBQ’s and even big parties. We share recipes and tips in our Facebook group and meet up to watch the big game.

    Still not sure?

    That’s okay, we understand. We also invite you to come in for a free, private introductory training session so you can experience our coaching style, facilities and equipment for yourself. Call 646.546.3866 and we’ll be glad to answer any of your questions.

  • Try CrossFit For Free!

    Want to give CrossFit a shot? Come in for a free trial class!

    Crossfit Coney Island offers free classes on Thursdays at 8:15 pm and Sundays at 11:45 am


    See our "Schedule" at and look for "Free WOD"




    Step 1: Click "Sign Up" on Free WOD of your choice (on schedule tab)


    Step 2: Sign in to MindBody or create a new account (Takes less than 30 seconds!). *NEW USERS: Create new MindBody account, make sure and input all information requested


    Step 3: Check out!


    You can speed things up by signing our digital waiver below.


    Want to sign up over the phone? No problem!

    Call us at 646-546-3866


  • Waiver

  • What Is CrossFit?

    Fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive.

    CrossFit is the principal strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide.



    The CrossFit program delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Combat, survival, many sports, and life reward this kind of fitness and, on average, punish the specialist.


    The CrossFit program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and cage fighters one month out from televised bouts. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs.


  • Membership


    At CrossFit Coney Island, we make it easy to get started.  Call or email us to schedule a free intro class.  If you enjoy the experience, we'll sign you up for Foundations Training (required if this is your first time at CrossFit).  Once you've completed Foundations, you can sign up for one of our monthly or bulk packages.  Or do a drop-in class.  No long-term contracts required.


    What will I get out of these Foundations classes?

    For those of you who are new to exercise, our style of training, or you simply just don’t know where to begin, we offer Foundations classes as a precursor to the regular class regimen, great for “beginners” and the experienced alike. This program is dedicated to those who need an on-ramp to the “highway” that is inherent in our normal classes.

    At CrossFit Coney Island we prioritize safety first and foremost. We emphasize mechanics, consistency, and then intensity. We will train you proper mechanics and techniques at relatively light loads. You will become consistent with those mechanics under the watchful eye of our coaches. Finally, you will learn how to gradually increase the intensity to what you perform. We will start with relatively non-technical movements, and progressively become more technical as you gain experience. One of our most important jobs as coaches is to set you up not only for success, but success for the long haul. You will eventually have the opportunity to graduate to the CrossFit Coney Island group classes. During your personal training sessions you will become familiar with the CrossFit movements, Olympic weightlifting, power lifting, gymnastics-style movements, and different types of endurance methods we use. Importantly, you will learn how to scale workouts to your ability. We also cover mobility, injury prevention and nutrition. And lastly, you’ll be introduced to the excellent culture that is uniquely CrossFit Coney Island.


    The purpose of doing personal training prior to group classes is three-fold:


    1. CrossFit is incredibly technical – it’s like learning an entirely new sport. The same way you wouldn’t throw someone off the street onto the varsity baseball team, we don’t throw people who have never done clean and jerks and snatches and pull ups right into group classes. Instead, we take the time to properly teach you the movements (and terms!) so you feel confident and safe in your abilities by the time you begin group classes.


    2. We believe relationships with the people around you are going to enrich your life, and your relationship with your coach is no exception. We want to get to know you personally. We want to know your fitness goals, what’s going on in your life, and what you need from us to help you succeed.


    As coaches, nothing makes us more proud than to see a gym full of members with great form.


    Do I Need to Do a Foundations Class?

    Yes. Unless you already are fluent in CrossFit movements, you must complete the Foundations course first. Trust us, it is a good thing.



    Get To Know Your Coaches

    Coach Elie

    Occasional beard grower. Street art enthusiast. Owner of the world's largest air guitar collection.

    Biggest Accomplishment: In 2010 (1 year before I even knew what CrossFit was), I suffered a back injury and for about 6 months my left leg was 80% paralyzed. Several neurologists told me that my left leg would never recover and that I would never run again and would always have a severe limp. Thanks to some perseverance and luck, I have fully recovered and because of CrossFit I am way stronger and more fit than I ever was before. A close second is opening this gym.



    Favorite part of this job:

    Watching people discover how much they are truly capable of and seeing them through that journey.


    • B.S. Physical Education, Brooklyn College, Minor in Exercise Science
    • CF-L2
    • CF Kettlebell
    • CF Kids
    • CrossFit Competitors
    • USAW
    • CPR, American Heart Association


    Coach Joe

    He squats a lot.


    • CF-L2
    • USAW

    Coach "Selfie" Scott

    Family man and avid selfie-taker, few people ever get the privilege of meeting someone with a heart as big as Scott's; and we're lucky enough to see him everyday at 6a.m.!

    (We used this picture because we're pretty sure it's the only one of Scott that's not a selfie.)


    • CF-L1

    Coach Ben

    Coach Ben may not be the largest athlete on the floor but whatever he lacks in physical stature he makes up for with heart and dedication. This guy can fight through anything. Try to beat him in a burpee workout, I dare you.


    • CF-L1
    • CrossFit Competitors
    • CPR, American Heart Association

    Coach Richie

    Richie is a student of all things fitness. His meticulous attention to detail coupled with his love for the athletes he coaches makes Richie the perfect person to go to whether your a newb or an elite athlete looking to podium your next competition.

    • CF-L1
    • USAW
    • Starting Strength seminar

    Coach Jason

    An Olympic lifting prodigy, this humble man lifts like a beast. A student of the sport, Coach Jason can help improve anyone's technique.


    • CF-L1
    • CrossFit Competitors

    Coach Hymie

    Coach Hymie has grown into a nasty athlete, powerful Olympic weightlifter and a knowledgeable, passionate coach.


    • CF-L1
    • CrossFit Competitors

    Coach Cesco

    The man. The myth. The legend.

    Cesco was born at a very young age. If you haven't seen this Olympic lifting specialist snatch you haven't lived.


    • Masters in Athletic Training / Sports Medicine, ACT (LIU)
    • USAW
    • CF-L2
    • CrossFit Kids
    • CrossFit Competitors
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)


    Coach June

    Juney is one of the most inspirational coaches you'll ever have. Whenever you have an important lift or workout you'll want her by your side.


    • CF-L1
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
  • Personal Training

    CrossFit Coney Island offers personal training with the best trainers in town

    Call now to make an appointment. (646) 546-3866




    Getting Started at CrossFit Coney Island - Pricing



  • Contact Us

    Send us your info and we'll contact you.  Or drop by the gym at

    2034 McDonald Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11223


    Phone: (646) 546-3866


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