We improve the health of families in underserved communities by promoting quality nutrition and active lifestyles. Our vision is to partner with local organizations to decrease rates of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes; thus, creating a health conscious change in the community.
“This gym tells everyone in this community: You are loved. You matter. You are important.” - Billie Walker; single mother, resident, Zumba Instructor

Get UP and get involved at UP!

We are always looking for excellent volunteers! We need individuals who love working with kids, groups desiring to complete a community project and group fitness instructors to lead classes. email volunteer@urbanperform.org to get involved!

Grand Opening Celebration!

Join us for the Turn UP Challenge as we celebrate our move into a new location! May 31, 2014 · 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. · 678 Joseph E. Boone 9:00 am – 10:00 am Turn UP Challenge Let’s find out who is Atlanta’s MOST FIT Teams of (3) Pushups, Burpees and Squats 30 second increments Each rep […]


Tri-Kids training begins!

  This week 14 of our athletes started their 8 week journey of training for a triathlon.  3 of our athletes are returning for a second triathlon, while 11 are training for the very first time. This program is made possible through our partnership with Tri-Kids Inc. Training takes place every Tuesday and Thursday with the […]


New building! New classes! New hours!

Starting March 1, we officially open in our new location,  678 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW Atlanta, GA 30314. Check out our new class schedule!                                   And our new operating hours!                   […]

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Meet our new Associate Director…

Ralyn Strong!   Hometown:  Flagstaff, Arizona Education: Public Health and Communication What makes you most excited about joining Urban Perform? 1)Seeing what God does through us. 2) Having the opportunity to work with a cause I wholeheartedly believe in. 3)Working with a team full of passion for the community! Thinks…the true gift is, to be able […]

Spring Internships Available!

We are looking for qualified, passionate individuals to intern with us for school credit.  The job description is below.  Feel free to email laura@urbanperform.org with any questions. Volunteer Job Title: Fitness Management Intern Reports to: Associate Director Time commitment: 15-20 hours per week Responsibility: The Fitness Management Intern will have the opportunity to work within […]

2013 Casino Night Success & Thank You

Thank You! Our second annual Casino Night and Silent Auction was an amazing time and a huge success…if you can’t tell from the pictures through the link below! Casino Night Pictures We would like to say thank you to all of those that were involved in making the night an incredible experience! Most importantly, we […]

Urban Perform Featured on PreventObesity.net

This month, Urban Perform was featured in an article on PreventObesity.net! They are an online national network of people solely dedicated to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic. Our founder and Executive Director Laura Pritchard-Compton was interviewed and featured in the article. Click the link below to check it out! http://preventobesity.net/inside-track-october-10-a    

Casino Night & Silent Auction 2013!

Event:  Date/Time: October 13th at 6:30pm  Location: Monday Night Brewing Please join us for a spectacular evening filled with casino games (Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Poker), photo booth fun, brewery tours and amazing prizes to win and bid on! Award winning Monday Night Brewing beer will be served in your own signature glass.  Dessert, wine and non-alcoholic drinks will […]

Youth Triathlon Conquered!

“That was awesome!” -Tri-Kids athlete post race On September 22nd, after eight weeks of training, six of our Urban Perform students completed their very first triathlon in Rome, GA.  Three of our athletes placed in their age groups!  With eight solid weeks of commitment to intense training, these students raced and conquered their goal of beating the triathlon. We […]

Summer UP’13

Urban Perform hosted it”s very first Summer UP camp this year!  Take a look at everything our athletes did this summer!   To view  more photos of Summer UP”13 visit our Facebook page.

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