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NM Performance

Reach new heights of human performance with this boot camp style obstacle course training compound at the Newport-Mesa YMCA. Group exercise classes are now FREE with a fitness facility membership!

What is NM Performance?

NM Performance is a unique combination of high intensity functional training and obstacle course training at the Newport-Mesa YMCA.

NM Performance is an outdoor fitness enthusiast dream come true. Overlooking the scenic Upper Newport Back Bay, this full-on obstacle course and fitness training compound will allow you to challenge yourself in ways not previously possible. Programming is based around learning the skills needed to conquer the obstacles while building strength, endurance, and balance through functional fitness based workouts. All sessions are under the guidance and supervision of specially trained instructors.

NM Performance (available exclusively at the YMCA) is the only outdoor fitness facility of its kind in Orange County. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast looking for a new challenge or preparing for an adventure race, or just trying to put some fun in your fitness, the Newport-Mesa Family YMCA is the place to be!

For more information call (949) 642-9990 or contact

Programs Available

Boot Camps

Reach your goals with a balanced schedule of Strength and Cardio workouts!  Our coaches have put together a schedule that will help increase your athletic development while staying healthy and strong.  With a variety of styles being offered from each coach, you’ll be challenged and motivated.

*Included with your YMCA membership or available for non-members through our program rates.

The Obstacle Course

Come prepare for your races or plan one of your own!  We have our resident race professional, Spartan SGX Coach, Cody Ayala.  We offer group training, one-on-one training, and special Race Training Camps.  Let us know when you want to train and we will be there to help!

Team Building and Events

Do you have a company, team, or group that wants to challenge themselves?  Do you want to have a party at our Obstacle Course?  We can accommodate all of your group needs by having fun, building courage, and forming strong bonds as we challenge you to do your best while keeping your safety a priority.  Contact us to get more information.

Meet the Coaches

Cody Ayala

newport-trainer-cody-ayalaSpartan Race SGX Coach, Cody Ayala, is our Obstacle Course Specialist and one of the coaches of NM Performance Bootcamp. Cody is an extremely active athlete competing in Spartan Races as well as half and full  marathons throughout the year. His passion is to help people get stronger every day and better their personal best. His most rewarding moment as a trainer is to see his clients/members achieve goals and do what they once thought was impossible. Investing time and energy in people to help improve their health and fitness is what Cody does extremely well. Cody’s hobbies are climbing some of the highest mountain peaks in California; Mt. Whitney 14,505ft ELEV, San. Gorgornio 11,503ft ELEV, and Mt. Baldy 10,064ft ELEV. He also enjoys rock climbing and working on calisthenics movements like handstands, pistol squats and the list goes on.

Obstacle Course Open Run

Every Saturday

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm

Want to train for a Spartan Race or Obstacle Course Race? Come practice solo or as a team at our Open Run. Learn more.

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