Posts By: Joshua Newman

Owner Josh N Departing

After ten years co-helming CFNYC, I’m leaving the management and ownership of our box to pursue a new venture. Over the past few years, we’ve built a great management team at the box. By now, Amber, Avery, Stacey and Kevin… Read more »

No-Show Policy

As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve been adding classes and space quickly, to keep up with ongoing growth. We now have nearly 400 classes each week, and though we’re the largest CrossFit gym in the world, we’re committed to maintaining among… Read more »


Two of our members (Jeff Levin and Craig Convissar) recently stepped up and put together an affinity group, to help tie together our substantial (and growing) number of LGBT members. Here’s a quick message from them with details: Hello LGBT… Read more »

Breathing Fire

Tonight, we’re hosting a book launch party for Learning to Breathe Fire, a great history of CrossFit, which Crown is releasing today. While it’s written with a mainstream audience in mind (a la Born to Run), it’s an even more… Read more »

Death and Taxes

Our accountants recently determined that CrossFit NYC may be required to collect sales tax on membership dues. While there is no New York State or Federal sales tax on gym memberships, New York City collects a 4.5% tax. As a… Read more »

Submitting vs. Validating

We’ve had some questions recently about deadlines for the CrossFit Open. To clarify: The deadline for members to submit scores is Mondays at 8:00pm EST. You must enter your score on the Games site each week by that deadline. The… Read more »