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Changing lives one round at a time GIVING KIDS A FIGHTING CHANCE

Boxing And Barbell


Welcome to
Central City Boxing

Welcome to Central City Boxing & Barbell Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for at-risk youth through structured, character-based programs that emphasize education.


Our mission is to use boxing, weight training, and performance-based athletic programs to help young people develop physical, mental, and emotional strength while inspiring them to become part of a team and reach their full potential.

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Central City is celebrating our opening at 355 Berkshire Ave Springfield, MA.

Our Training Programs

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Adult Program

The Adult Boxing Program at Central City Boxing is the perfect training solution for competitive boxers looking to improve their skills and reach their full potential. Our experienced trainers will guide you through intense training sessions that are designed to build strength, endurance, and technique.

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Youth Development Program

The Youth Development Program at Central City Boxing is a comprehensive, developmental program that focuses on the growth and development of young athletes both inside and outside the ring. Our experienced trainers provide personalized attention and guidance to help young members achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

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Our Story

Founded in 2015 by Springfield Police Officer Dean Fay, Central City Boxing & Barbell operates a 6,000-square-foot training facility located in the Old Hill neighborhood of Springfield, where volunteers and graduate interns from Springfield College’s Exercise Science Program provide boxing, weight training, and athletic-based programs to over 100 youth members.


Our Mission

At Central City Boxing, our mission is to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals and families to train, grow, and reach their full potential in the sport of boxing. We believe in promoting personal growth and development and strive to help our members achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a leading provider of quality boxing training, known for our experienced trainers, comprehensive programs, and supportive community. We aim to be a welcoming and inclusive place where anyone can come to develop their skills, stay fit, and achieve their goals in a safe and positive environment.

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Our Sponsors

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