Welcome to CrossFit Waimakariri
CROSSFIT WAIMAKARIRI WAS STARTED IN A TWO CAR GARAGE AFTER THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES, AS A PLACE TO UNWIND FROM THE DAILY STRESS AND TO BRING OTHERS TOGETHER TO HELP EACH OTHER THROUGH.
TODAY WE STILL MAINTAIN THIS AS OUR PRIMARY GOAL. A WIN FOR US IS WHEN OUR CLIENTS LEAVE THE GYM HAPPIER THAN WHEN THEY ARRIVED. HEALTH AND FITNESS ARE A FANTASTIC BY-PRODUCT OF DOING SOMETHING PHYSICAL THAT YOU CAN ENJOY AROUND PEOPLE WHO JUST WANT TO SEE YOU AT YOUR BEST.
AT CROSSFIT WAIMAKARIRI WE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR ABILITY TO PROVIDE TOP QUALITY, PROFESSIONAL COACHING BY PEOPLE THAT CARE ABOUT YOU AND WANT TO SEE YOU ACHIEVE. WHETHER THAT IS THROUGH CROSSFIT, PRIVATE TRAINING OR NUTRITION CONSULTATION.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU GET TO THE BEST VERSION OF YOU.
When you're ready
DO YOU HAVE TO BE FIT TO DO CROSSFIT?
Absolutely not, anyone can start CrossFit. “The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree not kind” – Greg Glassman. CrossFit is designed to be infinitely scalable, so no matter you’re stating fitness level we can accommodate.
DO I NEED A CONTRACT?
Nope. We don’t really like contracts.We want you to come in and give it try and see if it’s for you. Contracts just make that decision harder.
DO YOU HAVE DISCOUNTS?
No. We don’t discount, we don’t grandfather, we don’t do special rates, reduced rates, group rates or use any other marketing trick to con you into joining up.We also don’t do contracts, tie-ins or minimum length terms. If you don’t want to be here, we don’t want to try to force you to stay because we relay on our programming, coaching and your enjoyment to bring you back time after time.
IS CROSSFIT DANGEROUS?
Doing stupid things is dangerous, crossing the road is dangerous, getting out of bed some days is dangerous, on other days staying in bed is dangerous. Danger is about context. Poor coaching, a big ego and high intensity when you are not ready for it are all dangerous. Which is why we run a tight ship at CrossFit Waimakariri, we only provide high-quality coaching from knowledgeable coaches. We make sure you check your ego at the door and we introduce intensity only when you are ready.
WILL I GET BULKY LIFTING WEIGHTS?
No. Weights don’t make people bulky, testosterone does.
THE OTHER STUFF
You are required to give a 30-day notice to cancel a membership with no exception. You can’t put a “hold” on your membership. Think of it as putting your cable or cell phone bill on hold because you can’t use it for 2 weeks.
You must have completed our Foundations Course if you don’t have 3-6 months of CrossFit experience at a certified location within the past year.
Coaches are available for personal training. You do not need to be a member.
Monthly memberships auto-renew, but again, you can cancel at any time.