APK Academy

American Parkour Academies

Our safe, proven parkour training curriculum and LACE UP leveling system has started thousands of people just like you on their journeys to imagine and become what they are capable of. We started the world’s first parkour gym, and now the APK Academy Family is growing across the country with accredited gyms and affiliates to bring you the best possible learning and fitness experience through Parkour and Freerunning.

  • APK Academy

    APK Academy in Washington, DC (Permanently Closed)

    The world’s first parkour gym, opened in 2005 and operated until 2012. No longer in service,m please visit our friends at Urban Evolution in Alexandria, VA.

APK Affiliate Gyms

APK leads the nation’s foremost Parkour Instructor Certification Program. Each APK Academy Affiliate has at least one APK Certified Instructor to guide their programming to be as effective and safe as possible.


Cowabunga Parkour and Ninja GymCowabunga Ninja Sports Gym

2049 N US Highway 31
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 330-1453




Fight or FlightFight or Flight Academy

7355 Washington Ave. S
Edina, MN 55439




Hoosier Warriors Gym

8131 Kingston Street, Suite 500
Avon, Indiana 46123




Phoenix FreerunningPhoenix Freerunning Academy

12936 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48150




Shinobi SchoolShinobi School / Tampa Parkour Academy

11710 N 51st St
Temple Terrace, FL 33617




Swift Movement Studio

4460 West Mitchell Ave #6
Cincinnati, OH 45232






Urban EvolutionUrban Evolution

5505 Cherokee Avenue
Alexandria VA 22312





Affiliates No Longer in operation:

Blue Ridge MotionBlue Ridge Motion

492 Kiwanis Ln SE unit D
Christiansburg, VA 24073


Become an Affiliate

In order to become an affiliated gym, you must have at least one APK Certified Instructor of  Level II or higher.

Email us at [email protected] for more information, or call 844-4-PARKOUR (844-472-7568)