City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Boxing Program offers a Boxing Program at the Downtown Recreation Center (DRC). The DRC is equipped with a full boxing gym, complete with full size ring, punching bags, speed bags, free weights, mirrors for shadow boxing and high ceilings for jumping rope.
The program has created boxers with a wide range of experience, but it is also a destination for those that are just beginning to explore the sport.
Once in the program participants will learn how train properly and they can participate in tournaments.
The Boxing Program is a great for self-discipline, sportsmanship, physical fitness and more.
Amateur/Professional Boxing Program is open to all. Children need to provide written permission from their parents/guardians to register.
*Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program
Cost to Register:
USA Boxing Registration is required to participate. The fee is $75 a year.
The Program Schedule:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Friday: 4 pm to 8 pm
How to Register
To inquire or register for the program please contact Laura Holbrooke at (956) 551-2314 .
Walk ins at the Rec Center are also welcome. Certified Trainer Robert Campos is in the gym after 5PM. You can visit with trainer then. We are located at 1338 E. 8th Street
What should I wear?
Come dressed in comfortable fitness attire that's easy to move in and can handle sweat. Wear sneakers that allow for fast and easy movements — think about side-to-side and pivots rather than simple front-to-back movement. Good shoes can include cross trainers, fitness sneakers etc.
What should I bring?
Bring your own water bottle, towel, and endurance. Invite your friends and neighbors.
You've got the eye of the tiger!
Always check with your doctor before beginning any new exercise regimen to make sure you are medically able to participate.
We highly recommend that you to consult with your physician or primary health-care provider before starting any exercise plan. Individuals with a known medical condition, being treated for an illness, and/or taking prescription medication should seek medical monitoring and regular check-ups before and during participation.
Instruction and information contained at the Parks and Recreation Department Boxing Program may not be appropriate for all individuals. If you choose to follow the workout program without consulting your physician, you are doing so at your own risk. We claim no responsibility for any injuries you might sustain.
City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department are not responsible for any injuries or health conditions that may result from this program.