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4th Annual Casino Night & Silent Auction

Event: 4th Annual Casino Night and Silent Auction Date/Time: October 4 at 6:30pm Location: Atlanta Community Food Bank – 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW Atlanta, GA 30318 Please join us for a spectacular evening filled with casino games (Blackjack, Roulette, Craps & Poker), photo booth fun & amazing prizes to win and bid on! […]

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Drink, Dine & Donate

On Thursday, August 20th, join Urban Perform and 1Kept for a great night supporting fitness on Atlanta’s Westside. From 6:00-8:00, 20% of all proceeds at 1Kept will be donated to Urban Perform! Bring your friends and eat UP!


100 Squad

  Markita was the first Urban Perform member to join the 100 Squad! On July 15th she attended her 100th day at Urban Perform in 2015! Markita has been a consistent member of Urban Perform since it opened in the new location in March 2014. You can read more about her health journey here.


POP UP Popsicles

Help us celebrate summer! Join Urban Perform and Georgia Tech Athletics on Wednesday July 22nd for a free King of Pops popsicle stand, basketball, four square and fun with other members and supporters. The popsicles will be here at 6:45pm, after a 6pm Circuit Class. Bring family, friends and neighbors because everyone is welcome!

Eat UP at the Saturday Farmer's Market

The Farmer’s Market is Back!

For the second year, we partnered with the Georgia Food Oasis, Atlanta Community Food Bank and the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation to host a weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market at Urban Perform. Bring the whole family and join us on Saturdays between 9am-1pm!  The Farmer’s Market will start on June 6th and continue every Saturday until October 31st. […]


Tri-Kids Success!

After 6 weeks of training, the Tri-Kids fought hard to complete another triathlon. While there were many struggles along the course on Saturday May 16th, the camaraderie and teamwork led to the ultimate success of all 15 students. Though the swim was the most challenging portion of the race, not one student gave up. The companionship between the team […]

Round UP for UP

Urban Perform is Sevananda’s Be The Change partner in June! When you shop at Sevananda, you have the opportunity to contribute by donating a specific dollar amount or rounding UP your purchase to the nearest dollar when you check out. By donating your spare change, you are helping to demolish “fitness deserts” in Atlanta! Sevananda is located at 467 Moreland Ave NE. […]

Executive Director's Interview with LTD

UP’s Executive Director is Living the Dream

People are taking note of Urban Perform’s Founder and Executive Director, Laura Pritchard Compton. Most recently, LTD Daily posted this interview with Laura. Check it out!    


Golf UP

Event: 1st Annual Golf Tournament Where:  Ansley Golf Club  When: Monday, September 21 at 10am (shotgun start) Format: Shamble Prizes for best team, long drive, closest to pin! Putting contest and raffle prizes!   Purchase your ticket now and help demolish Atlanta’s Fitness Deserts!  For more information about golf registrations and sponsorships please email  

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Westside Momentum Awardee

Urban Perform selected to take part in Westside Momentum Initiative. ATLANTA (March 19, 2015) – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, in partnership with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN), has announced that Urban Perform has been selected to take part in Westside Momentum, a three-year capacity building initiative of the Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund designed to […]

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