January 25, 2016 press No Comments

CrossFit YKV, Toronto’s premium CrossFit facility to open in Yorkville this Spring



TORONTO, ON – Toronto’s newest and finest CrossFit gym CrossFit YKV is set to open its doors on Friday, April 1. Opening in the heart of Yorkville (175 Avenue Road), this boutique-style fitness facility will provide superior strength and conditioning CrossFit programs within an upscale environment featuring luxurious amenities and the highest quality equipment. A limited number of pre-sale memberships are now available at a discounted rate at crossfitykv.com.

“We are thrilled to be premiering CrossFit YKV this spring and giving Torontonians the chance to experience CrossFit at its finest,” said co-founder Dr. Sheldon Levy. “Our state-of-the-art facility and experienced coaching staff will inspire a passion for fitness for our members and help them reach and exceed their goals.”

CrossFit YKV members and guests (drop in rates will be available) will have access to a bright and spacious CrossFit pit, a weekly schedule of classes, a fully equipped cardio suite, private coaching and personal training, nutritional counselling, ancillary treatments including chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage, osteopathy, MAT, FST and restorative yoga, monthly social events and DJ nights, as well as upscale change-room facilities and complimentary towel service. The gym will also host a retail space with Reebok Clothing, Rogue Gear, Biosteel products, JAKTRX supplements, nutritional offerings from ‘5 elements’ and more.

With tremendous CrossFit expertise between them, CrossFit YKV co-founders Dr. Levy and Blair Lyon (also head coach) both have a passion for CrossFit training. A distinguished physician and serial entrepreneur, Dr. Levy has competed in the CrossFit Open and is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. Lyon has experience as both a powerlifter and an amateur boxer, and has managed some of the most prestigious health clubs in Toronto. He has been a CrossFit instructor since 2011, and has competed in CrossFit competitions across Canada.

CrossFit YKV is located at 175 Avenue Rd. in Toronto. The newly constructed gym will open to the public April 1, with a limited number of pre-sale memberships available now for a discounted amount at crossfitykv.com or by phone at 647-362-2700.

About CrossFit YKV:

Located in Yorkville on the corner of Davenport and Avenue (175 Avenue Road), CrossFit YKV transforms an iconic address into an elite, high-level CrossFit facility. Dedicated to the intensity and commitment of CrossFit, the all-new boutique-style facility provides strength and conditioning programs that will optimize your fitness potential. Members are offered an unprecedented retreat with natural light, luxurious amenities and the highest quality equipment. crossfitykv.com

For interview requests or high-res photography, please contact:

Vanessa Bower, rock-it promotions, inc. at vanessa@rockitpromo.com or 416.656.0707 ext. 128

Michelle Easton, rock-it promotions, inc., at michelle@rockitpromo.com or 416.656.0707 ext. 103