• For a list of important dates, click on our CALENDAR.

    The Spring Semester Begins TBA

    Summer enrollment for classes and camps will begin 3/16/20

    GYM STATUS:

    Unfortunately, we are still in a holding pattern.  As we sit at home, exercising social distancing, waiting for the virus to stop spreading, and awaiting a potential cure (anti-virals), we ask for your continued patience.

    Real life Ninja Academy has applied for SBA and Connecticut government loans and grants. While we await help from our federal and local government, we greatly appreciate your understanding. We are a small business, doing everything we can at the moment to keep everyone happy. We know we’ll pull through this situation with the support of our community. I have owned successful gymnastics gyms since 1995 (and ninja specific gyms since 2015), and I am a parent of three (2 are adults now). I assure you that your happiness with Real Life Ninja Academy is extremely important to Drew, I and to our entire staff. We ask now that you support us during this difficult time by offering us your understanding and patience.

    We pledge that all missed classes WILL be remedied to your satisfaction. Unfortunately, refunds are not available at this current time. We thank you for understanding this.

    We hope you’re all safe, healthy, and best wishes for continued health.

    I will continue to stay in touch with updates and answers the best I can.

    Again, thank you for your patience.

    Thomas Alberti -Manager Real Life Ninja Academy Hamden

    Drew Drechsel – the Real Life Ninja

     

Kids Classes

Does your child want to be a Real Life Ninja?

Open to ages 5 – 14 years

At the Real Life Ninja Academy we offer classes for ninjas ages 5 (in kindergarten) through 14 years old. Our curriculum was created by Owner and Ninja Warrior Champion, Drew Drechsel – the “Real Life Ninja”.  Ninjas will gain physical and mental strength through obstacle training all the while having fun!

Fall Semester

9/3/2019 – 11/25/2019 (12 classes)

Winter Semester

12/2/19 – 3/14/20 (12 classes)

Spring Semester

3/16/19 – 6/15/19 (12 classes)


Summer Semester

6/24/19 – 7/26/19 (4 classes)
7/29/19 – 8/23/19 (4 classes)

The Benefits

Come experience the many benefits of ninja warrior training:

  • Strength
  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Confidence
  • Flexibility
  • New friendships

All in a gym where the activities change every week. Learn obstacle training, perform course runs, and  greatly increase your mental focus all while meeting some of your favorite ninjas from TV!

Prices & Discounts

Class Prices for Fall/Winter/Spring Semesters

  • 12 one-hour classes – $324 per semester
  • Fees will be pro-rated from time of registration. Registration is NOT allowed for new students after the 4th week of each semester. Ninjas who have previously attended Real Life Ninja Academy can register with prorated fees.
  • We offer a FULL REFUND to all NEW students if they wish to withdraw within 24 hours after their second class.
  • After registration, your card will be charged within 36 hours.  You DO NOT pay at time of registration.

For Summer Semester, click here.


Discounts

  • Home School classes – 10% Discount
  • 20% off 2nd child
  • 25% off 3rd child
  • 20% off 2nd and 25% off 3rd class per week – excludes summer semester

Attire

  • Shorts/sweats and a T-shirt
  • Sneakers – Preferably soft rubber bottom SOLES – minimal tread. Must have laces.

We suggest New Balance Zante or the new Tempo  sneakers. If you go to one of the following New Balance stores, tell them that Drew Drechsel, the “Real Life Ninja” sent you for a 10% discount. The staff will fit you perfectly for your child’s type of foot.

View all Policies

Make-Up Classes

You are allowed 2 make-ups per semester. Please schedule make-ups at least 36 hours in advance. You may schedule your make-up in advance of the missed class. Use our online form and we will email a response to confirm we have room in that class.

Make-Up Request Form

Winter & Spring Class Schedule

5 – 7 year olds

  • Monday – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday – 5:30pm
  • Thursday – 5:30pm
  • Saturday – 9:15am

8 – 9 year olds

  • Monday – 5:30pm
  • Tuesday – 6:30pm
  • Wednesday – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday – 4:30pm
  • Thursday – 6:30pm
  • Saturday – 10:15am

10 – 15 year olds

  • Monday – 6:30pm
  • Tuesday – 6:30pm
  • Wednesday – 6:30pm
  • Thursday – 4:30pm
  • Saturday – 11:15am

Home School Class 6 – 12 year olds

  • Thursday – 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Register Now!

Kids Class Registration

Former Real Life Ninjas can still register for the Winter semester through their portal with pro-rated fees.

For Summer, click here after 3/16/2020.