The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the Open is over…it’s Spring! Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Open! It was so fun to see our athletes challenge themselves, grow more confident, and encourage one another during the last 5 weeks. April is a great month to find a new challenge and get some new goals up on the board.
4/15 – Trivia hosted by our very own snail-monger & coach, Ric Brewer! Union Bar, 7 pm.
4/25 – Spring Cleaning @ RE. As part of the neighborhood Earth Day celebration, Bridge to Beach, we will be cleaning up the gym and spiffing things up around the building. We would love for everyone to lend a hand and stick around for a BBQ/potluck after. Bring a dish to share. The grill will be out. 10 am cleaning party, 1 pm BBQ/potluck.
4/26 – Spartan Sunday Beach Volleyball! Ever wonder why Kendall disappears from the gym during the summer? It’s because he and his wife, Rosie are crazy for beach volleyball and spend all the good days out playing. They have agreed to show us the ropes for Spartan Sunday! Alki Beach, details to follow via Facebook.
In case you missed Darrick’s State of the Union email, here are a few exciting things happening at RE:
– On Ramp is now known as Start Strong. The program is $40 to hold your spot, which can be applied to the first month of membership after completing the program. Start Strong begins the first Tuesday of every month. The class schedule has changed! Please note, Start Strong classes are Tuesday & Thursday 7 am & 7 pm, and Saturday 8 am. All other classes are regular CrossFit classes. We want to give Start Strong members a warm welcome into our RE family so be sure to come to the “Graduation Day” community workout at 9 am on the last Saturday of the program (this month end May 2nd). Bring your friends and family!
– The Rugged Elite Barbell Club is expanding! The REBC is open to members of both RE and SODO but will continue to operate at RE where there are more platforms. The Barbell Club meets Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm and 10 am – 12 pm Sunday. The REBC is $40 + tax/month for current members or $140 + tax/month for Barbell Club only memberships. The Barbell Club will improve your technique, build your confidence with the Olympic lifts and increase your strength and great for athletes of any level. We are pre-registering members for the REBC and need 12 signed up for the expanded program to launch in May. Email me or grab me at the gym if interested! firstname.lastname@example.org.
– We wanted to remind you of our family member flat rate of $100 + tax/month. This flat rate is available to family members of those that have regularly offered (full price) memberships. Let your loved ones in on the fun!
– Lastly, we have a referral program that gets you a free month of CrossFit. Why wouldn’t you use that?! Any time you refer a friend to our gym who signs up for a regularly offered membership, we will tack a free month of unlimited CrossFit to the end of your current membership!
Athlete of the Month:
This month we would like to honor Joe Wong. Joe has been a part of the RE family since July of last year, which seems to me like yesterday. Time flies when your members are having fun The reason we picked Joe is made quite obvious by his answers to our questions. If he answered these in person, I would fully expect a mic drop after all this positivity and wisdom!