2354 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma, WA


Voicemail (253) 310-1940

Photo Credit: Big thanks to the awesome Lisa Hepfer

You Are A Physical Being.
You Are Meant To Be Active.

Tacoma Strength is a community of people united in the common pursuit of living healthy active lives. Our members are athletes with jobs, parents, and people who want to make the most of their potential. We enjoy being challenged, learning new skills, encouraging and being encouraged by others.

The staff at Tacoma Strength designs our own training program to develop well-rounded fitness and then coaches daily group classes through the program. Every class is led by an experienced and dedicated coach. All you have to do is show up and do the work (and cheer for your mates). If you'd like to read in more detail about what we do, please see our About Us page.

To get started, you'll need to sign up for our Fitness 101 class which starts on the first Monday of each month.

Be Active. Get Started. Join Tacoma Strength.

Who Is Jefferson Beardsley?

No, it isn't the first line to a new dystopian Ayn Rand novel, but is instead a way for us to keep in direct contact with our active gym members on Facebook.

Tacoma Strength Annual Pig Roast & Potluck

It's time for our annual summer gym party and potluck!

Starting Strength Barbell Class

Starting Strength Barbell Class is back and now running as a regular class! Taught again by Instructor Anna Marie OakesĀ­ Joudy, Starting Strength Coaching Candidate and local Powerlifting competitor.

Tacoma Strength Summer Kids Program

Register your junior TS gym member for our 6 week summer kids program!

Notes From The Trainer

Let me take a moment of your time to put this year in context. I've had some pretty positive feedback on the programming over the last couple of weeks (also, death threats). Thanks!

Order Your Zip Hoody Sweatshirt - Deadline Thursday @ 5 PM

We are placing an order for some very nice American Apparel Zip Hoodies this week. They will be available in light blue, dark blue, slate grey/black and vintage green. All sweatshirts will have the TS logo on the upper left chest and for the back, your choice of either our Red Spartan helmet w/white Tacoma Strength lettering or our Vintage "Tacoma Strong" logo.

2015 Unleashed At Stadium Bowl

Join the Tacoma Strength Team on Sunday, August 2 to run or walk the stairs to benefit the rescue animals of Kindred Souls Foundation

Tacoma Strength Builds A Community Garden

With the arrival of Spring, some of us have been noticing the back hill of the gym parking lot coming to life again. Right now it is full of weeds, horse tail and blackberries. But we have a vision!

How Do I Manage My Tacoma Strength Account Online?

With the recent changes in health care laws, we have had a sudden increase in the number of requests to print membership receipts, so members can submit them for reimbursement from their employer. While this is a very cool thing some employers are now doing, the last time I was printing up a whole tree's worth of gym receipts for someone, it got me thinking there must be a better way to accomplish this task. Well, there is! Get the gym member to do it themselves. (Insert parable here about "catch someone a fish they eat for a day, teach them to fish, they eat for a lifetime.")

Homemade Jerky Class

Join us Wednesday afternoon to learn the secret to making homemade jerky the easy way: at home in your food dehydrator.

This Month In Running a Gym February March 2015

Behind the scenes update for February and March of 2015.

Join The Tacoma Strength Softball Team

Kelsey & Chris Kelly are putting together a Tacoma Strength Coed Softball Team for the upcoming Comeback Sports Spring Season. The team needs at least 10 players including 4 women on the field at all times.

Tacoma Strength

2354 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

(253) 310-1940
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