Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center

  • Battle Ropes
  • Boxing Ring
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Free Weights and Dumbbells
  • Jump Ropes
  • Locker Room
  • Punching Bags
  • Showers
  • Tires

Prince George's County is home to Olympic and Professional boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. We operate one boxing center in the County, the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center. The co-ed facility offers coaching, training, conditioning and boxing shows.

Black and white photo of Sugar Ray Leonard wearing boxing gloves and smiling

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to learn boxing. Introduce your child to the sport, train like a pro or improve conditioning.

Instruction

Boxing Training program. The Department of Parks and Recreation offers training classes that focus on conditioning, defense and punching. Training is provided for both amateurs and professionals. All sessions are held at the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center (301- 386-5888). The costs are:

  • Youth: $40 for 3 months
  • Adult: $50 for 3 months
  • Drop-In: $10 for residents / $13 for non-residents

Boxing (Children) for ages 6-12. The Department of Parks and Recreation offers classes to learn basic boxing skills. Instructors will focus on throwing punches and footwork. No combat just hitting pads or bags. Classes have historically been held at the following locations:

  • Bowie CC 301-464-1737
  • Fort Washington Forest CC 301-292-4300
  • Glenarden CC 301-772-3151
  • Glenn Dale CC 301-352-8983
  • Potomac Landing CC 301-292-9191
  • Westphalia CC 301-516-5300

Boxing (Mixed Ages) for ages 11-17. The Department of Parks and Recreation offers classes to learn basic boxing skills. Class will focus on footwork, punching, defense and conditioning. This class is offered at level 1 and level 2. Classes have historically been held at the following facilities:

  • Bowie CC 301-464-1737
  • Glassmanor CC 301-567-6033
  • Glenn Dale CC 301-352-8983
  • Westphalia CC 301-516-5300

Summer Day Camp

The Department of Parks & Recreation offers Boxing Summer Day Camps. These 2-week camp sessions offers great opportunities to learn the skills necessary for boxing: proper stance, boxer’s handshake, punching fundamentals, bobbing/weaving, shadow boxing, jumping rope and stretching. The camp will feature games, drills and strategy discussions. Campers should bring their own equipment but a limited amount of gear will be available to share. Camp sessions cost $225 for residents. Sessions are usually held from 9am until 4:30p with before and after care available. Camps have traditionally been held at the following facilities:

  • Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex 301-583-2400