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CrossFit Gold Rush delivers the CrossFit program exactly as it is intended. The stimulus provided are by design, constantly varied, using functional movements, performed at a high intensity. Our specialty is not specializing and our goal is constant progress. The community is welcoming, and is one of support and camaraderie to anyone seeking maximal health and fitness. Whether you are an ELITE athlete, actively participating in sports, playing with your kids, or simply wanting to be healthier and more mobile, we strive to provide the highest level of training that will help you achieve your goals.

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Success Stories – Lisa C

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It took me a long time to step into CrossFit Gold Rush. I had been wanting to join for a year, before I got my courage up. I had an…..


Success Stories – Jeanie

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Fitness has always been a part of my life and I thought I was in pretty good shape until I realized I wasn’t.   Life got busy, I ended up gaining…..


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When I first started at Crossfit Gold Rush, I was at least 50 pounds overweight and had spent a lot of time trying to find a solution. I was ready…..


"CrossFit Gold Rush is awesome. The coaches, the athletes, everyone supports each other. Try it, I bet you will love it. I do. Don't be fooled by other CrossFit gyms, come to the best."

− Lauren Henshaw Swietlicki

"CrossFit Gold Rush has been my home "box" since October of 2013. I've been both encouraged and challenged in my fitness while learning weightlifting form and mobility techniques alongside the fitness programming. My strength and overall fitness is the best it's been in years. Even years-old injuries are better now than they've ever been, allowing me to enjoy things that had once been painful. Proper movement and appropriate load are priorities in the coaching as is their desire to give clients the tools needed to improve any issues that get in the way of their fitness goals. At CFGR, I don't just feel like a client or a patron of a business, but rather a member of the community."

− Amy Collins


Try a Free Class, only $100 for CrossFit & More in Grass Valley, near Nevada City, Alta Sierra, and Penn Valley

More Choices in Grass Valley

We are the Best Gym in Grass Valley, near Alta Sierra, Chicago Park and Cedar Ridge for High Intensity Workouts. You can choose between Gold Rush CrossFit and FIT Boot Camp at one location. We are the only gym around Grass Valley to give you so many choices. What is your goal? Are you looking to get stronger, lose weight, get in shape, or just get healthy again? The answer to your fitness goal is the same. Find a High Intensity Training program at a Gym you will enjoy and can attend 3 to 5 times per week.

CrossFit Gold Rush  is open 6 days per week. Our fitness facility serves people who live and work around Grass Valley, Nevada City, Alta Sierra,  and Penn Valley. Our Gym offers over 40 class times on the schedule. You won’t find more flexibility to get your workout in than at our Fitness Facility anywhere in California. We have CrossFit Gold Rush workouts 6 days per week and FIT Boot Camp workouts 6 days per week. Our first class starts at 6am and our last class finishes at 7pm. We have the High Intensity Training Program you’re looking for.

Do you want to do Cardio today? Come join us for a FIT Boot Camp Fitness class in Grass Valley. Are you looking to get stronger today? Join a CrossFit Gold Rush workout near Grass Valley and improve your strength. Our Gym has a class on the schedule for you, no matter how busy you are. Try us out with a FREE class and see why we have become the best gym and fastest growing fitness facility around.

World Class Coaches near Grass Valley

A gym is only as good as its coaches. At our Fitness Facility in Grass Valley near Nevada City and Alta Sierra, we are lucky to have some of California’s best fitness coaches calling Gold Rush home. Join us for a workout with a coach who cares about YOUR success.

Our coaches in Grass Valley are highly educated specialists in Weight Loss, Nutrition, CrossFit, Olympic Lifting, Boot Camp, Kids’ Fitness, Running & more. From the first time you arrive in our gym, you will notice our level of dedication. We provide the right amount of motivation and experience, without being “too close for comfort”. With our varied backgrounds and specialties, you will find an experience unparalleled in our area. Try us out with 1 FREE class. We have over 95 positive reviews so far, making us Grass Valley’s #1 gym for High Intensity Training workouts. Come see the difference our dedicated coaches near Grass Valley, Nevada City, Alta Sierra, Penn Valley, Chicago Park and Cedar Ridge.

Perfect Location

CrossFit Gold Rush is located in Grass Valley, Ca off Whispering Pines Lane near the cooperate offices in the Whispering Pines Business Park.  CrossFit Gold Rush is at 1020 Whispering Pines Lane Suite E, just up from Idaho Maryland Road and just down from Brunswick Road.  Minutes from Downtown Grass Valley and Hwy 49.  Centrally located, CrossFit Gold Rush is easily and quickly accessed from all surrounding communities including Nevada City, Alta Sierra, Penn Valley, Chicago Park and Cedar Ridge.

Incredible Facility

We offer a clean 5000 square foot facility featuring a climate controlled front lobby with cubbies and a place for kids to hang out (not supervised). Our equipment includes 2 pull up rigs with a total of 12 lifting stations, climbing ropes, high ceilings, rubber matted and turf flooring and a variety of fitness equipment to meet our class needs.

Our facility is well lit including natural light from our multiple skylights. We also offer free WIFI, state of the art SONOS speakers and large fans. Two large roll up bay doors providing excellent ventilation and an impressive view of downtown Grass Valley with amazing sunsets.

History of CrossFit

CrossFit was formally established in 2000 by Greg Glassman. By 2005 there were 13 affiliate gyms. Because of the incredible results people have seen, there are now over 8,800 CrossFit affiliate gyms worldwide, making it the largest fitness organization in the world. How do you argue with those results? One of the best articles, published by “The Box” magazine, outlines the history of CrossFit. One of CrossFit’s largest strengths is that it is scalable and usable by anyone at any age. There are 80 year old people using CrossFit to stay healthy, 350lb + people using CrossFit to lose weight, and 5 year old children using it to learn about fitness. Even the US Military uses the methodology to train it’s Special Forces.

A simple way to sum it up. CrossFit founder Greg Glassman realized that specializing in one athletic domain meant losing the ability of the athlete to perform in others. Think of the strength capacity of a marathon runner, or the endurance capacity of a power lifter? They gave up one capacity for another. Greg’s goal was to determine the “Best methodology to determine and produce the fittest humans on the plant”. His discovery was that by mixing the best training disciplines of other sports, we could become the best and most fit versions of ourselves. What is athleticism? It is being able to perform optimally in the following modal domains: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy.

CrossFit is the most effective way to do this, in the least amount of time. 8,800 gyms and hundreds of thousands of people can’t be wrong. If you’re in or near Grass Valley and surrounding areas, come join a CrossFit Gym who values you as an individual and wants to help you achieve your goals.