130 WATER ST. BROOKLYN | HOURS: MON-FRI: 5AM-10:00PM + SAT & SUN: 8AM-6:30PM | (718) 797-2872
WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS
We have 90-minute training slots, 10 per day in which we admit 35 persons per slot. You need to reserve your spot using the link below. Walk-in entrance depends on availability, and there is no guarantee of entry unless you reserve your slot.
Thank you for your understanding and patience, and bearing with us.
It's an evolving process, and conditions are subject to change without notice. We'll be trying our best to accommodate everyone.
2021 Events Are Here!
Boxing Artist Spotlight:
Jo Ellen Van Ouwerkerk, one of our gym regulars, is a Surrealist Artist based in New York City. Most of the images are simply a frozen private moment. One frame of a film of someone’s life captured by rituals. Jo Ellen has been influenced by The Police Gazette, Mexican Ex-Votos, everything Victorian and all the Surrealists. But who hasn’t? LEARN MORE...
The Cathedral Of Boxing
Meet Bruce Silverglade
President, Gleason's Gym
Over the last thirty years, Bruce Silverglade has been busy keeping one of boxing’s grandest traditions alive. He is the driving force behind Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, a boxing treasure since 1937.
One of the last of New York City’s thriving boxing gyms, Gleason’s has been the training headquarters for such legends as Jake LaMotta, Muhammad Ali and Roberto Duran. In all, 131 World Champions have trained inside the gym’s hallowed walls. Currently five active title holders workout at Gleason’s as well as numerous contenders and dozens of Golden Gloves champions. And yes, women train at Gleason’s too.
"Now, whoever has courage, and a strong and collected spirit in his breast, let him come forward, lace on the gloves and put up his hands."
Virgil (The Aeneid, Book 5)
Learn From Mark Breland or Joan Guzman:
Gleason's Kicks Off Our
"Chatting The Champs" Series
In an effort to offer upcoming boxers and boxing fans alike a more personal experience with some of the many world champions who call Gleason's Gym their home, the gym is launching a new series by which folks can book time to have an up-close-and-personal, one-on-one experience with a former champion.
Empowerment and the Sweet Science:
Women’s Boxing at Gleason’s
From former dancers to medical professionals to survivors of seemingly insurmountable circumstances, Gleason’s attracts a wide array of clientele, each with a unique story and drive.
YEARS OLD. STARTED IN 1937. THE OLDEST ACTIVE BOXING GYM IN THE USA.
WORLD CHAMPIONS HAVE CALLED GLEASON'S GYM HOME.
CURRENT WORLD CHAMPIONS CALL GLEASON'S GYM HOME.
VISIT IS ALL IT TAKES TO FEEL THE GLEASON'S GYM MAGIC.
BROOKLYN BOXING NEWS
COME TO THE GYM
The oldest gym of its kind in New York City is all new, and more popular than ever.
Eighty years after it was founded in the heart of the Bronx, The Hub at 149th St. and Third Ave., and three decades after arriving in Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is thriving in new quarters in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge.
“It’s busier now than it’s ever been,” says owner Bruce Silverglade. “It’s a good thing.”
WHERE WE ARE
130 WATER ST.
BLYN, NY 11201
MONDAY - FRIDAY
5:00AM - 10:30PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
8:00AM - 6:30PM