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2705 Southwest 9th Street, Des Moines 50315.0, Iowa
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Peña’s Boxing is a locally owned non-profit organization in Des Moines, Iowa, dedicated to youth development and preserving the sport of boxing. Founded by Coach Pepe Peña, the gym prioritizes instilling discipline, improving fitness levels, and cultivating self-defense skills among its members. With a rich history dating back to 1968 when Alvino Peña started the Davenport Boxing Club, Peña’s Boxing carries on the legacy of empowering at-risk youth through boxing, teaching values of self-respect, hard work, and discipline.

Peña’s Boxing Club in Des Moines serves close to 50 members and is staffed by a team of dedicated coaches who volunteer their time to help individuals of all ages meet their fitness and boxing goals. The gym’s philosophy revolves around the belief that progress takes time and discipline, echoing the words of Ronnie Coleman. Coach Pepe Peña, along with his coaching team, continues to grow the gym and expand its reach within the community, fostering camaraderie and a sense of belonging among its members.

With a focus on youth and adult boxing training, Peña’s Boxing Club offers a supportive environment where individuals can learn boxing techniques, improve their physical fitness, and develop essential life skills. The gym’s commitment to enhancing the lives of its members goes beyond the boxing ring, aiming to create a positive impact on the community by instilling values of perseverance, teamwork, and dedication. For those looking to get involved in the sport of boxing and experience the transformative power of discipline and hard work, Peña’s Boxing Club provides a welcoming and inclusive space for individuals to thrive.