If there is one thing ninjas get excited about… it’s huge competitions! And, coming up soon is the biggest of them all, Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) is hosting the World Series Championship Finals 2019. Are you as excited as we are about this awesome event? Sponsored by Conquer Ninja Gyms and held at Mystic Lake Center in Minnesota, on July 26-28, 2019 ninjas from all over the world will be participating. We figure lots of you ninjas will be road-trippin’ your way there, so why not put together a list of cool ninja gyms in the area to hit while there?
Awesome Ninja Gyms When You’re Headed to Minnesota
When Heading West on I-90
605 Ninja – Sioux Falls, IA
605 Ninja is an obstacle course academy that offers: open gym, classes and birthday parties!
Tracy says, “We always have a great experience at 605 Ninja Academy!! Lacy and Jason are always very kind and accommodating!! We always feel welcome! Jason is an excellent coach, who is always pushing us to get better and sharing amazing training tips!! Always worth our trip from Nebraska!!”
When Heading North Hwy 35
Ninja U – Cedar Falls, IA
Just north of Cedar Rapids is Ninja U, a perfect fit for the traveling ninja or someone wanting to try out Ninja Warrior obstacles! On top of weekly classes and parties, they have open gym EVERY hour – unless a special event/competition. Yes, you read that right. Their facility not only looks like the show, but it feels like it too. High-quality obstacles mixed with an encouraging and supportive staff there to answer any questions you have!
TRAVEL TIP: Time it just right and you might even get a glimpse of pro ninja Scott Behrends or one of his junior ninjas, Ben and Jason, too!
When Heading Through Chicago
Ultimate Ninjas – Naperville, IL
Led by pro ninjas, Ultimate Ninjas is the premier destination for kids and adults looking to build strength inside and out.
Ultimate Ninjas – Chicago, IL
Ultimate Ninjas is the place to be for any ninja adventurer. With a wide variety of courses for every age and skill, your child is sure to have fun while boosting self-confidence. The friendly, helpful, and energetic staff will make any trip to Ultimate Ninjas unforgettable.
If you’re just north of Chicago, you can also visit Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville!
MuscleBall Ninjas – Hanover Park, IL
MuscleBall Ninjas is a Ninja Warrior Gym located in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, Tyler Yamauchi the “MuscleBall” is the co-owner and Lead Ninja Instructor. MuscleBall strives to create and design a unique ninja course each week.
When You’re Heading Through Wisconsin
Legendary Fitness – Menomonee Falls, WI
Legendary Fitness is a gym in Menomonee Falls focused on functional fitness, ninja training, obstacle course racing, and balanced living.
Warrior Jungle – De Pere, WI
Warrior Jungle is one of the premiere “Ninja Warrior” gyms of Wisconsin, offering a variety of Ninja Warrior training classes for both kids and adults. Be prepared to explore all that Warrior Jungle has to offer as you conquer fears and experience adrenaline rushes like never before. Warrior Jungle is committed to making fitness fun, so stop by and find your inner monkey today!
Ninjas United – Maple Grove, MN
Ninjas United is the largest Ninja Warrior gym in Minnesota with easy and difficult obstacles. Three warped walls!
Anywhere in the Greater Minneapolis Area
Conquer Ninja Gyms – Blaine, Eden Prairie, Woodbury or Burnsville, MN
Train to be a ninja! Conquer obstacles at one of four Conquer Ninja Gyms, located in Woodbury, Eden Prairie, Blaine, and Burnsville. Jared says of Conquer, “I have traveled out to Conquer Ninja Warrior from Arizona twice in the past two months to compete and to learn from some of the most gifted athletes and inspiring coaches I’ve ever met. I couldn’t be more happy with my choice to start into this new sport & passion here at this facility. Thank you, Jake, Ben Wales, Jennifer Tavernier and many other new friends I’ve made from these events. I look forward to many more trips out to train.”
Another ninja gym to consider:
No matter which way you come from there’s sure to be an obstacle course racing gym to satisfy your inner ninja! Explore them here: