Located at 2062 Knoll Drive, Suite F in Ventura, KnuckleHeadz is a non-profit organization that provides the community with a safe environment to learn boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, fitness and sports/combat conditioning training and Mixed Martial Arts alongside some of the area’s top professional and amateur athletes. Classes for all ages and skill levels, as well as private instruction are available. Learn more at www.knuckleheadzboxing.com or by calling 805.407.4367.
LA Fitness is located at 1760 Victoria Avenue in Ventura. It offers state-of-the-art equipment and cardio area, aerobic classes throughout the day; specialty classes, such as, Yoga, Cycling, Mat Pilates, Kickbox Cardio, Aqua Aerobics, etc., heated lap pool, Jacuzzi and saunas, personal training, babysitting and much more. For more information, visit www.lafitness.com or call 805.289.9907.
Field Hockey Federation (FHF) is a Southern California organization that has sponsored and organized field hockey clubs and leagues, public and private school field hockey programs, and adult programs to pursue the sport of field hockey. It has long supported US Field Hockey, the USA national organization, with a steady supply of men and women field hockey players for the US Jr. and Senior National Teams. This organization also supports and provides fields and facilities for the California Cup Tournament, one of the largest in the USA which draws international, ranked club teams. It cooperates with other US field hockey organizations to further the sport of field hockey in the USA.
Local clubs include the Bulldogs (Thousand Oaks, Westlake, Newbury Park), Coyotes (Moorpark), Roadrunners (Ventura, Camarillo, Somis), and Eagles (Simi Valley, SF Valley and West Los Angeles).
Depending on demand, adult and junior divisions for fall and spring may include:
- Mixed U8, U10 and U12
- Girls U14 and U19
- Boys U14 and U19
- Women, Men and Mixed
Visit www.fieldhockeyfederation.com for more information.
CrossFit workouts incorporate elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, kettleballs, calisthenics and other exercises. It is practiced by members of over 10,000 affiliated gyms throughout the world by individuals who complete daily workouts (aks "WODs" or "workouts of the day"). CrossFit has become quite popular, so popular that I was wondering how many CrossFit gyms there are here in the vicinity of Ventura County and adjacent areas.
If you visit map.crossfit.com you'll find a useful map of CrossFit affiliate gyms around the world. Here's a compilation of local locations (obviously subject to change):
CrossFit Ojai, 510 Park Road 805.798.1821
CrossFit Kerosene, 1111 Rancho Conejo Blvd, Newbury Park 805.404.7701
CrossFit Thousand Oaks, 763 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. 805.496.2077
CrossFit FAST, 31166 Via Colinas, Ste 1, Westlake Village 805.551.6444
Precision CrossFit, 28710 Canwood St, Unit 105, Agoura Hills 805.660.4101
Chalkline CrossFit, 5311 Derry Ave, Suite I/J, Agoura Hills 818,.707.2523
CrossFit Code 4: 930 Flynn Rd, Unit K, Camarillo 805.236.4655 (Kids program too)
CrossFit Camarillo, 409 Calle San Pablo #111, 805.302.3691
CrossFit Gravis, 1661 Pacific Ave, Unit 113, Oxnard 805.824.1322
CrossFit Oxnard, 2021 Eastman Ave, Unit % 805.988.9922 (Kids program too)
Strong and Steady CrossFit, 3130 Paseo Mercado, Suite 104, Oxnard 805.229.1787
CrossFit Anacapa, 6255 Inez St, Unit 6 and 7, Ventura 808.561.5070
CrossFit Ventura, 5777 Olivas Park Dr, Suite S, Ventura 805.644.9272
Beach Side CrossFit, 2646 Palma Drive, Unit 310 and 315, Ventura 805.258.3069
C Street CrossFit, 1371 Fleet St, Ventura 805.794.3038
CrossFit Tavros, 3669 Arundell Circle, Ventura 805.910.8422
Crosstown CrossFit, 5260 Bonsai St, Unit F, Moorpark 805.910.5025
Autumo CrossFit, 690 Walnut St, Moorpark 818.692.3337
CrossFit Iron Dust, 4486 Runway St, Simi Valley 805.285.8208
CrossFit Simi Valley, 1816 Angus Ave 805.432.5224 (Kids program too)
CrossFit Carpinteria, 4188 Carpinteria Ave, Suites 9 & 10 805.881.3372 (Kids program too)
The Ventura County Fusion is the first ever professional soccer franchise from the Ventura County Area. Founded in 2006, the team plays in the Men’s United Soccer League (USL) Premier Development League (PDL). The Fusion also has its own Youth Academy, while also providing community soccer programs for players at all levels and needs, including soccer schools, soccer camps, free soccer clinics, and youth soccer tournaments.
For more information about the team, tryouts, tickets to games, etc., visit www.venturacountyfusion.com. Home games are played at Buena High School in Ventura.
Los Padres Ski Club is the oldest local year-round ski club in the area, founded in 1937. This active organization usually plans at least 5 trips to Mammoth each year and at least two out of state trips. The group meets year-round for a variety of sports and fitness events as well as social meetings and events. Regular meetings are held in Ventura. More info at www.lospadresskiclub.net.
Channel Islands Kayak Center has provided kayak rentals, lessons and tours at Channel Islands Harbor and Ventura Harbor since 1997. Visit www.cikayak.com for more information.
Channel Islands Kayak Center is located at the Channel Islands Harbor at 3600 S. Harbor Blvd., Suite 213, Oxnard (805.984.5995) and at the Ventura Harbor (by appointment only) at 1691 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura (805.644.9699).