The 10 Best CrossFit Gyms in South Dakota!

Working out can be hard for beginners who’ve rarely seen the inside of a gym, especially with all the confusing machines and not much help. But with CrossFit, both beginners and fitness experts can get a fulfilling workout led by instructors who are always happy to assist. Shed those extra pounds and get toned at one of the 10 best CrossFit gyms in South Dakota!

1. Black Hills CrossFit, Rapid City, SD

Black Hills CrossFit in Rapid City has a workout program for everyone, regardless of age, ability, or fitness level. This gym has been around for eight years, so they have experienced trainers and plenty of loyal and dedicated athletes. The schedule offers several classes from early in the morning to the late afternoon with options of general CrossFit, yoga, lifting, and open gym. Still not sure if CrossFit is for you? Try out their three-day free pass for new gym goers to see if it’s something you’re interested in!

2. CrossFit Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD

CrossFit Sioux Falls is a great choice for someone looking to try this fun workout plan, as it is the first and largest CrossFit affiliate in the region! Classes are held throughout the day and usually include the CrossFit “workout of the day,” so each day offers something new. There are classes for endurance, competitive CrossFit, and Barbell Club, as well as a seasonal CrossFit Kids class.

3. Rushmore CrossFit, Rapid City, SD

Rushmore CrossFit teaches workouts in a friendly and inclusive group environment where trainers are motivated to see you succeed. The classes combine elements from gymnastics, Olympic weightlifting, and metabolic conditioning, so the classes will give every muscle in your body a workout. There is also a CrossFit Kids course available that teaches the basic principles of CrossFit and working out in a safe and fun environment. 

4. CrossFit Phos, Sioux Falls, SD

CrossFit Phos is more than just a CrossFit gym- it’s a community of supportive workout partners! Services include group classes that incorporate Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, powerlifting, cardio, and movement specific exercises; 24/7 access to the weight room and gym; and personal training to help you achieve your specific fitness goals. CrossFit Phos has two convenient locations in Sioux Falls: CrossFit Phos East on East Arrowhead Parkway and CrossFit Phos West on North Kiwanis Avenue.

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5. CrossFit Rails, Aberdeen, SD

CrossFit Rails is affiliated through the Aberdeen YMCA, so they can help the community get involved in CrossFit and get active in a fun and engaging program. Classes are held Monday through Friday at 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m., as well as gym access on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. With all these classes held throughout the day, everyone can fit a vigorous CrossFit class in their schedule.

6. Sturgis CrossFit, Sturgis, SD

This family owned and operated CrossFit gym is a favorite among athletes in the Black Hills area. There are many classes held throughout the day, starting at a surprising 4 a.m. and continuing through the evening. The regular classes are held Monday through Friday with limited option on Saturday. The group workout classes always include a wide variety of constantly shifting workouts, so you’ll never be bored at this gym!

7. CrossFit Brookings, Brookings, SD

As the first CrossFit gym in Brookings, CrossFit Brookings is a popular and path blazing local gym. Each workout class lasts one hour and athletes are constantly moving and changing their workouts. Each class includes a warm up, skill practice, strength development, and metabolic conditioning segment. Beginners are invited to try out a free trial to see if they like it!

8. Hay Camp CrossFit, Rapid City, SD

The friendly and motivating atmosphere at Rapid City’s Hay Camp CrossFit pushes the gym’s community to work harder and harder. So this gym is a great resource to help you reach your fitness goals. This gym is open every day of the week, with limited hours on the weekend.

9. Crow Peak CrossFit, Spearfish, SD

In the heart of scenic Spearfish, athletes at Crow Peak CrossFit are getting fitter than they thought possible through the dynamic and invigorating group classes. Classes are held from morning to evening from Monday through Friday. This gym is also more affordable than typical gyms, so it is great for those who are just trying out CrossFit.

10. Twisted Canyon CrossFit, Sturgis, SD

The dynamic classes at Twisted Canyon CrossFit incorporate elements of weightlifting, endurance training, and gymnastics, so every part of the body will get a great workout. Services offered include high intensity CrossFit classes, cardio and core classes, cycling, and more. 

Great Job everyone, keep working hard! #firstmuscleup for Jess💛

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