strong in Shaw

Serving Shaw, Logan Circle, Bloomingdale, Chinatown, City Center, NOMA


NOW OPEN! Our new Flagship location in the bustling Shaw neighborhood is a feature-rich training space with over 3K square feet of training space including a 50' turf floor, 4 Olympic lifting platforms, and a private training studio, all with new, American-made Rogue Equipment.  



Urban Athlete CrossFit

Urban Athlete CrossFit applies constantly-varied, functional movements performed at high intensity. We combine bodyweight exercises, athletic-skills, sports conditioning, and dumbbell, kettlebell, and barbell lifts in a comprehensive program. 

At Urban Athletic Club our CrossFit programming runs 6-weeks at a time to allow proper strength and conditioning progression. Our programming is 2x/week Strength, 2x/week Conditioning, and 2x/week Athlete/Hybrid. 

Urban Om | Yoga for Athletes


Designed by local Yoga Instructor Mimi Rieger ( Urban Om is for those currently training or generally active. The focus of the class is on improving flexibility, structural alignment, and mobility. 

Personal Training

One-on-one training for those who don’t wish to enter our group classes, have specific sport/competition goals, or who want individualized programming and the accountability that comes with private training. 

Open Gym

For those individuals who wish to train on their own with our top-notch equipment, UAC Shaw will offer specific times for open gym. 

Monday - Friday

8 am to 5:30 pm
7:30 pm to 10 pm


12:00 to 10 pm


8:00 am to 10 pm


Membership and Packages

We offer Monthly Memberships, Class Packages, and Day Passes. We also offer multi-day drop-in passes, family memberships, and paid-in-full options. Please contact us for information. 

Membership details can be found here.

UAC Shaw | CrossFit Shaw 


Open Gym


About the space

Along with the expertise of local architect firm Nahra Design Group we created an open and spacious 3,300 square foot training space designed for high-level sports conditioning, Olympic lifting and strength training, and dynamic bodyweight exercise.  Spacious, private locker rooms and showers provide a luxurious atmosphere after a grueling training session.


804 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

UAC Shaw is located on the north end of the
Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

Getting Here



Yellow/Green Line


The 79 and G8 stop is at 9th and N. 

The 70 stop is at 7th and N. 



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