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Thanks for choosing Sweet Science Boxing. 

Please take a moment to review these guidelines about the gym and the boxing program. 

  • As a community of Boxers, we want you to feel comfortable as a first time boxer - everyone has to start somewhere. We take pride in teaching real boxing techniques to all levels with a focus on fitness. Learn a new skill and have Fun!  
  • Boxing takes a bit of commitment to see ready and willing to spend time learning the skill 
  • Be smart about the location of the gym relative to your home/work in relation to your fitness needs  - our gym is a long commute from some locations - consistent training of at least 2 days per week leads to improvement
  • ​All new students, regardless of Skill Level, must complete the new boxer profile in advance of class to validate participation
    • Walk-ins allowed for Boxing Workout (Level 3) with demonstrable and recent training - new boxer registration must be completed and you must arrive at least 15 min early to be considered - late arrivals will not be admitted
    • Experienced Boxers can skip Boxing Basics (Level 1) and/or Boxing Skills (Level 2), but please be honest about your skill set; starting at a lower level is recommended if you are unsure
  • Boxing Basics is required for inexperienced boxers, fill out new boxer profile, then choose your first class
  • Boxing Workout: Class capacity is 25 students / Conditioning, Strength & Stretch: Limited to 10 
    • Go to Classes&Calendar for more info / Instructors subject to change without notice - calendar updated in real time
  • All classes start on time! Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to secure a spot in class and be ready to participate; late arrivals make us sad and may not be admitted if class is full;  more than 5 min late will not be admitted
  • We have Gloves and Mitts for use during class. Hand Wraps (essential gear) and a small selection of Gloves are available for purchase in the pro-shop. If you already have boxing gear, bring it along  
  • Classes are for Adults (18+). We do not offer a youth boxing program.There are several gyms in greater Portland with kid's programs (email for suggestions if you have a youth or teen interested in the sport)
  • We have membership options to suit many levels of participation. See the price list: pay here page for details and online payments (cash happily accepted as well!)
  • Wear appropriate workout clothes and sneakers, bring a water bottle, towel, etc. 
  • The facility has separate guys and girls locker rooms and one shower in the girls locker room for anyone to use
  • Optional sparring program available (just ask). We host semi-annual exhibition matches for our internal team, with spectators welcome
  • We DO NOT coach for amateur competition and are not affiliated with any sanctioned boxing organizations. No MMA, Kickboxing or other martial arts are practiced here
  • Private Lessons (one/one or groups) and Workshops for any level of training. Limited availability by appointment only - email for more info

Helpful Tips

  • Sweet Science Boxing is located in North Portland, and while convenient to many parts of Portland, may be hard to get to from outlying areas during heavy commute times
  • ​On street parking only - some days there are events that make parking a challenge
  • Observe time limit signs
  • Best option is near Kenton Park
  • Be courteous of neighbors and other businesses
  • Allow yourself extra time during peak hours - afternoon, nights, weekends
  • NO PARKING in the Kenton Club, Post Office, Wells Fargo or Hive lots
  • Sweet Science Boxing is on the 2nd floor via Kilpatrick Street of the grey corner building
  • From the corner of Denver & Kilpatrick, look above the Triple Crown Market (sign on corner of building)
  • Entrance is on the west side of Kilpatrick St - look for red awning (Choi's), sidewalk sign & glass door - see photo left
  • Come up the 23 stairs, turn right and you'll be at Sweet Science Boxing
  • Bike parking is plentiful
  • Public Transit options
    • bus #4 stop -  Denver & Kilpatrick 
    • bus #75 stop - Denver & Lombard
    • Max Yellow line Kenton stop - Interstate & Denver

Driving Here

  • From the North:  I-5 South to the Interstate exit. Right on Denver (Paul Bunyon statue). 3rd street on the Right is Kilpatrick
  • From the South: I-5 North to Lombard West exit. Right on Denver. Left at first stop sign to Kilpatrick
  • From the East:  via Columbia Blvd: Left on Argyle. Right on Interstate. Right on Denver (Paul Bunyon statue). 3rd street on the Right is Kilpatrick OR via Lombard St: Right on Denver. Left at first stop sign to Kilpatrick
  • ​​From the West: via Columbia Blvd: Right on Argyle. Right on Interstate. Right on Denver (Paul Bunyon statue). 3rd street on the Right is Kilpatrick ​OR via Lombard St. Left on Denver. Left at first stop sign to Kilpatrick   

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Boxing Gym and Classes in Portland, OR

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