Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622


The Cambridge YMCA is equipped with a full boxing gym, complete with full size elevated ring, punching bags, speed bags, mirrors for shadow boxing and nice high ceilings for jumping rope.  The boxing department consists of licensed and knowledgeable trainers as well as engaging classes open to all levels of experience.  The Cambridge YMCA is the home of boxers with a wide range of experience but is also a destination for those that may just beginning to explore the sport.

For more information on the Boxing Gym please contact Matthew Mahoney at

The Cambridge YMCA Boxing Department is also the home of the Cambridge Boxing Program which is free for kids ages of 13 and up with individual workout times running from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays followed by group training from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information on the program or to sign up, contact J.J. Jones at 617-349-9380 or by email at

Beginner Boxing

Learn proper punching & footwork technique, & practice pounding the heavy bag & getting a rhythm out of the speed bag. Sparring drills are optional.

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Lion Zone – Extreme Cardio

Train like a fighter without contact. This is a fast-paced boxing workout suitable for beginners and experienced boxers alike.

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