Whether you’re an adult looking to improve your fitness or a high school athlete looking to improve your vertical, our personal trainers and certified strength coaches will help you reach your goals.
All our fitness classes are coached by enthusiastic certified personal trainers who are ready to help you achieve your goals. Check out our wide variety of training options and choose one that fits your personality.
To schedule 1-on-1 or small group training, call our Downtown office at 509-458-7686. If you want to try out an adult fitness class, click on the link below.
High energy, functional training using bodyweight, med balls and dumbbells. Workout with a positive community who wants to have fun while sweating. Bootcamp members receive access to our weekly Yoga class for free!
Strength training class using barbells and kettlebells. Improve your form and strength while you train alongside athletes who share your same goals. Force members receive access to our weekly Yoga class for free!
Train with us to improve your mobility & power for golf. Each class will start with a golf specific warm ups to keep you healthy and every workout will have a balance, coordination and power circuit to get you playing the best golf of your life!
Small group endurance strength training. Designed for athletes who like to hike, bike, run and swim. Elevate your heart rate through metabolic training. Grit members receive access to our weekly Yoga class for free!
Strong Like A Mother! Bring your child to class and workout with a community of moms. Our classes are designed to be fun and incorporate dumbbells, med balls, bands and even an occasional kid when appropriate!
Our certified strength & conditioning coaches will help you run faster, jump higher and move stronger in your sport. We believe in the power of encouragement and our positive environment will unlock your potential.
Check out our list of monthly classes below. If you want to schedule 1-on-1 or small group training, please call 458-7686.
Basketball Elite Academy Strength Training. Improve your speed, power, agility, reaction and quickness to take your basketball game to the next level. Athletes will learn how to jump higher, cut quicker and finish stronger so they can be more effective on the court.
Personalized sports performance training for athletes wanting to train in a small group setting. This is the perfect blend between individualized 1-on-1 training and our group fitness classes. Whether you want to improve your strength, speed or agility, this is your class.
This soccer specific class will help improve your strength, quickness, balance, jumping and speed off the ball. Learn injury-reduction exercises to keep you healthy in a fun, energetic environment. This class incorporates agility ladders, hurdles, med balls and dumbbells.
Straight Speed focuses on just that… Speed in the linear direction! Becoming faster from point A to point B is the name of the game. This class works on running form, over-speed training, resisted running, skipping, bounding, and efficient starts to increase linear speed.
We’ve teamed up with SYSA to provide speed & agility camps at our downtown clinic. Learn the fundamentals of speed & agility in a fun environment. We use ladders, hurdles, cones and games to improve speed, reaction, balance, coordination and quickness.
We have 3 locations in the Spokane area: Downtown, Kendall Yards and Liberty Lake. Our Downtown location offers both adult fitness and youth sports performance and is home to a world class training facility.
40 Yards of Turf
Our 18,000 square foot facility has enough space for athletes to run, cut and jump. Our 40 yards of field turf allows us to train even the largest teams.
Our half court allows players the opportunity to practice their speed, agility, quickness and jumping in a basketball specific environment.
8 Squat Racks
Our 8 full squat racks and pull up stations can host a full team all at once. We have full sets or hex bars, kettlebells, dumbbells and barbells.
We are fully equipped with plyo boxes, hurdles, ladders, medicine balls, sprinting parachutes, punching bags, bands, cones, etc.
Mike graduated from Gonzaga University with a BA in Business and completed his Master of Arts in Servant Leadership at Gonzaga. He played basketball for Gonzaga’s Elite 8 and Sweet 16 teams, earning WCC Defensive Player of the Year and All-Academic Team honors. In 2009, Mike completed a 40-week mentorship program in Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute.
Mike is a licensed Sports Nutritionist and has been an Adjunct Professor for Gonzaga University since 2010, teaching health, human movement, and nutrition classes. Mike specializes in Sports Performance training and is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for Gonzaga University.
Chad earned his BS in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University with a Minor in Coaching. He played two years of basketball and two years of track at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. At Clark he was the captain of both teams and excelled in the high jump and 400m as a two time All-American.
Chad then transferred to Eastern for his last 2 years of track where he high jumped 6’11” and was ranked 31st in the nation. Chad runs our Jump Academy and specializes in sports training for youth, high school, and college. He is currently working toward completing his Master of Science in Exercise Science.
Katie graduated from University of Oregon earning her BS in Human Physiology and minor in Business Administration. In 2017 she received her Master of Arts In Sport and Athletic Administration from Gonzaga University. During her time in Eugene, Katie competed in 2 years of track & field at Lane Community College and was a triple jump All-American. Now she coaches long and triple jump for Varsity and JV girls at Ferris High School.
Katie is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She worked as a Personal Trainer prior to joining the U-District team in June 2013, and she continues personal training as well as sports training with clients of all ages. Katie teaches Straight Speed, Boot Camp & SLAM classes.
Justin is originally from Spanaway, WA and moved to Spokane to attend Whitworth University where he earned his Bachelors of Arts in Kinesiology with a Minor in Athletic Coaching. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a USA Weightlifting (USAW) Level-1 Performance Coach.
Justin is the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the Spokane Shock. He also runs our MAX Performance and iTrain classes. As well, He trains local high school and club teams.
Garret is a strength and conditioning coach/personal trainer. He was fortunate enough to play basketball at Eastern Oregon University, and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Physical Activity and Wellness. Garret then graduated from Eastern Oregon University in 2019 with a Master’s in Arts of Teaching. At U District, Garret runs the Hoop Commitment program and is also a personal trainer.
Ian is from Bainbridge Island, Washington and graduated from Gonzaga University in 2022. While at Gonzaga, Ian was a member of the Cheer team, where he was able to travel to the NCAA basketball tournament with both mens and womens teams. During this time, Ian developed an interest in strength training and coaching which led him to earning his CSCS. Ian is an Aide and Trainer at U-District, with the goal of pursuing strength training in collegiate athletics. While not at work, you can find Ian lifting weights, hiking, or skiing.
Karice is a certified level 1 & 2 Ashtanga, and CYT200 Hatha yoga teacher.
She has taught yoga for 20 years in various settings in Spokane area, but loves the mix of people she gets to teach at the U District.
Her passion is sharing yoga with people young and old, who never dreamed how much yoga could enhance their lives, let alone let them touch their toes! As an avid marathon/ultra-marathon runner, showing other athletes how regular yoga practice can keep them strong, healthy and injury free is a true gift.
Her recent focus is studying pain relief and yoga’s place in healthcare. Helping patients take control of their bodies and their pain through movement. She is excited to learn more about how yoga can assist people in their recovery journeys.
When not teaching yoga at the U District, or running miles around the PNW, Karice is the Office Manager of a local Environmental Laboratory. She loves gardening, Triathlon training with her husband Will, and playing with their 4 dogs.
Baylee grew up in Yakima Washington and has been in Spokane for about 10 years now. She graduated from EWU in 2015 with my Bachelors in Exercise Science. Baylee is currently in the PTA (Physical Therapist Assistant) program at Spokane Falls and will be done in June 2023. She has been on the U-District team, wearing many hats, for 7.5 years. Soccer is her passion and she loves strawberry milkshakes!
Alex earned his BS in Kinesiology with a Minor in Strength and Conditioning from Washington State University in 2015. He went on to earn his MS in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University in 2020. Alex competed for one year as a collegiate swimmer at Concordia University Irvine before attending WSU. He is now a competitive triathlete and runner with two Ironman finishes, multiple marathons, and a lifetime of endurance sports experience. Alex specializes in triathlon and endurance training, and loves sharing his passion for all things multi-sport with others, both new and experienced. At U-District, Alex is a personal trainer and teaches Speed and Agility while also coaching after school strength and conditioning at Gonzaga Preparatory School.