The 19th Annual 2021 Fantasy Camp Is Back!
Aug. 5 - 8, 2021 - @ Honors Haven (Catskills, NY) - Click Here For Details
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Under the DUMBO Archway
Celebrate The 40th Anniversary of Boxer’s Day Honoring
Special Belt Presentation Commemorating Juneteenth to
The Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem
and recognizing 80th anniversary of his June 18 fight against Billy Conn at NY Polo Grounds, and the 85th anniversary of his June 19 fight against Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium.
And the 83rd anniversary of Gleason’s Gym
Speakers and dignitaries include:
Michael Spinks, Ronica Jeffrey, Eric Kelly, Junior Jones, Iran Barkley, Michael Woods, Jill Diamond, Bruce Silverglade, and other world champions and notables!
Music by Nabaté Isles
Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer
born and raised in New York City
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Featured on Bally's Sports Network's FOCUSED
(Airing Nationally - Click Here For Schedule)
WATCH THE ENTIRE PROGRAM HERE!
YOU MUST BE VACCINATED
To Enter The Gym, Starting on June 15
Gleason's Gym has always strived to offer our members the safest and best boxing training facility. To that end, we want to be among the first gyms to require all of our members who come to train to be fully vaccinated.
Starting on June 15, there will be no entry into Gleason's Gym without a vaccination. We are giving everyone who trains here one month, until June 15, to complete their vaccinations including any waiting period. Proof of your vaccination must be shown upon entry and will be recorded on your member profile.
At that time, masks & social distancing will no longer be required unless directed by federal, state, or city government.
All trainers and staff at the gym will be fully vaccinated as well.
Gleason's Gym & The NY Knicks, Oh Yeah!
Check out the new
NY Knicks Rookies Guide
Thanks to @newyorknico, the @nyknicks and @squarespace for showing us some love and featuring us on the Rookie’s Guide to New York.
Trailer For In The Ring - New From the Gleason's Gym!
It was great having Mayoral Candidate & Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams In For Little Workout With The Kids From GAKAD
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 - 10:00PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
8:00AM - 6:00PM