Maple Ridge’s Best Youth
Martial Arts & Fitness Program

no contracts.
just fun and fitness for youth!

confidence boosting

safe learning environment
no contact

so much FUN!

We are so proud to host the best kid's martial arts program
in maple ridge bc!

Parents know and trust our gym as the safe place for their children to learn, develop skills, and grow as a young person.

We pride ourselves on being a foundational mixed martial arts gym, focusing on providing an excellent opportunity for kids to learn self-defense techniques, build self-confidence, improve their fitness, and develop discipline and focus.

Parents have continued to voice the benefits they see in their children who participate in our programs. From increased mental well-being to better emotional regulation, building resilience, and developing a positive mindset towards challenges they may face in life.

We would love to meet your child at a free trial class, where they will be met by expert coaches, friendly classmates, and can challenge themselves in a truly safe and supportive environment! 



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youth programs

As a parent, you want your child to be healthy, happy, and confident. That's why Animo Boxing & MMA gym is the perfect choice for your child's fitness journey. Our youth memberships offer a range of benefits that will help your child stay active, build self-esteem, and learn new skills.

With over 16 youth classes a week, we offer a wide variety of workouts and activities that are designed to be both fun and challenging for kids and teens. Our experienced trainers are passionate about helping young people achieve their fitness goals and feel great about themselves in the process.

In addition to the physical benefits of exercise, our youth memberships also provide a safe and supportive environment for your child to socialize, make new friends, and learn important life skills like discipline, perseverance, and sportsmanship.

At Animo, we understand that every child is unique, which is why our trainers work closely with each individual to create a personalized training program that fits their specific needs and goals. We also offer affordable pricing and flexible scheduling options to make it easy for parents to fit their child's fitness routine into their busy schedules.

So if you're looking for a fun and effective way to help your child stay active, build confidence, and learn new skills, come join us at Animo Boxing & MMA gym! Your child will be in good hands with our experienced trainers and supportive community.

we have a class for your child!

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

5-13 years old


5-8 years old

9-13 years old

Kick Boxing

7-13 years old

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Attention all parents! Are you looking for an activity that will not only keep your kids active, but also build confidence and discipline? Look no further than our youth boxing class!

Our experienced trainers will not only teach your kids the fundamentals of boxing, but also instill important values such as respect, focus, and teamwork. Our classes are designed to challenge and motivate your kids, giving them a sense of accomplishment as they progress and improve their skills.

Not only is boxing a fun and exciting way to get in shape, it also provides numerous benefits for your child’s overall health and wellness. It improves cardiovascular endurance, coordination, and agility, as well as increasing strength and flexibility.

So what are you waiting for? Give your kids the gift of fitness and self-defense. Sign them up for our youth boxing class today! Space is limited, so act fast and secure a spot for your child. We can’t wait to see them in the ring!
Attention all parents! Are you looking for a fun and engaging activity for your children to develop their physical skills and confidence? Look no further! Our youth jiu jitsu class is the perfect solution.

Jiu Jitsu is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting techniques, providing kids with an excellent workout and valuable self-defense skills. But that’s not all, jiu jitsu also helps children develop important life skills such as discipline, focus, and teamwork.

Our class is taught by experienced and qualified instructors who are passionate about helping kids reach their full potential. Our program is designed to challenge and motivate students, while keeping them safe and having fun.

In addition to physical development, our jiu jitsu program encourages kids to build strong relationships with their classmates, creating a supportive and inclusive community.

So, what are you waiting for? Give your child the gift of confidence and skills for life by enrolling them in our youth jiu jitsu class today! Spots are limited, so don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity. Register now and see the difference jiu jitsu can make in your child’s life.

Looking for a fun and challenging way to help your child build confidence, discipline, and physical fitness? Look no further than Animo Youth Kickboxing!

Our classes are specifically designed to meet the needs of children ages 7 – 13, with expert instructors who are passionate about helping kids achieve their goals. With a focus on technique and safety, our classes will teach your child the fundamentals of kickboxing while also helping them build strength, endurance, and agility.

But that’s not all – our classes also emphasize the importance of discipline, respect, and teamwork. Your child will learn how to set and achieve goals, work with others towards a common objective, and develop the mental toughness needed to succeed both in and out of the gym.

Whether your child is a beginner or has experience in martial arts, Animo Youth Kickboxing has something to offer. So why wait? Sign up today and give your child the tools they need to succeed!

say no to bullying

Welcome to ANIMO'S anti-bullying program! Our program is designed to create a safe and respectful environment for all students, teachers, and staff. Bullying is a serious problem that affects millions of people every day, and we believe that everyone deserves to feel safe and supported.

Our program is based on research and best practices in the field of bullying prevention. We work with schools and organizations to create customized programs that fit their unique needs and culture. Our approach is collaborative and inclusive, and we strive to involve all members of the community in the process of creating a safe and positive school climate.

Our program includes a variety of resources and tools for students, parents, and educators, including:

  • Interactive classroom lessons and activities that teach students about bullying, empathy, and positive communication
  • Professional development for educators to help them recognize and respond to bullying behavior
  • Parent workshops that provide information and strategies for supporting their children
  • Student-led initiatives that promote kindness and respect, such as peer mentoring and student councils
  • Ongoing support and consultation to help schools evaluate their progress and adjust their strategies as needed

We believe that everyone has a role to play in creating a positive and inclusive community, and we are committed to working with schools and organizations to make that a reality. Join us in our mission to end bullying and create a world where everyone feels safe, supported, and respected.We are more than just fitness, we are a community. Our focus is on integrity, encouragement, and inclusivity. Everyone (age, gender, orientation, race, health status, beliefs, physical abilities) is welcome.

Founded in 2021 we have one gym in Maple Ridge, BC with plans to open more across the lower mainland.