We Train Kids For Life

DBG is a resource hub and a safe space for students to discover the power of who they are. Yes, we teach boxing. But don’t be fooled. We hit the BOOKS harder than anything else around here. And we’re celebrating 15 years of student achievement and success.

who we are

We are fierce champions for children. Since 2007, DBG has been breaking down barriers, providing vital resources, and helping students succeed. We’ve built one of the nation’s leading out-of-school time programs with passion, dedication, and unwavering commitment to our kids.

DBG Celebrates ‘Reading Rockstars’ in Partnership with Center for Success

The Downtown Boxing Gym’s new outdoor learning pavilion was the perfect backdrop for a recent celebration honoring DBG’s reading rockstars. About 60 students and 10 …

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Celebrating Our 2022 DBG Seniors: Congratulations, Ken!

In her seven plus years at the Downtown Boxing Gym, Ken Cain has truly made a mark – as a diligent student, a leader among …

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We’re Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary: The Magic of DBG

The magic of DBG is in the everyday moments and the safe space we create for our students to thrive…

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How We Serve

We believe education is a human right. We provide a holistic, personalized learning plan for each student, enrichment programming, college and career readiness, social-emotional skills building, basic needs support, and so much more. We also knock down barriers like food insecurity, transportation and the digital divide to make sure nothing stands in our students’ way. Click below for an inside look at the magic of DBG.


We meet students where they are. Testing and personalized learning plans + daily tutoring, math and literacy intervention and more.


Sports sampling, Intensive boxing and conditioning drills, mindfulness, cardio, strength, and flexibility classes.


Coaching, mentorship, and peer support to reinforce a positive self-image.


Coding classes, cooking, STEAM programming, and access to music studio, career exploration, and more.

Health & wellness

Nutritious meals, free flu shots, physicals, mobile eye exams, and community service opportunities.

college & career readiness

Career days, networking sessions, essay writing and application help, scholarship opportunities and college tours.


Our fleet of vans and drivers pick up and drop off students daily, breaking down the barrier of lack of transportation, and providing a safe, convenient way for students to attend DBG.

Our Impact

We change lives, and that changes the world. DBG provides a safe space for young leaders to discover their passions. Today’s students are tomorrow’s doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, engineers, and so much more. Our DBG family is strong, and we invite you to join us.

Support DBG and help change lives

Join us to help our hardworking students become positive changemakers in their community.

Join us for an evening of off the hook food, fun and festivities benefitting the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program!

We’re celebrating the joys of being a kid Saturday, Sep. 24 from 7 p.m to midnight.