Forging A Community of Strength

Welcome to The Anvil Gym

We're Glad You're Here

This is our story. The Anvil started out as a few people training Strongman in a garage back in 2006. Over the years, it has morphed into a 10,000 sq ft elite training facility full of equipment, specialty bars, and fitness enthusiasts of all levels. The Anvil is a place where like-minded people, from all walks of life gather to train. When you walk through the gym you will quickly feel the difference in the unique environment. This is something that the average gym simply cannot provide. We have years of knowledge, space, and state-of-the-art equipment to cater to the general gym go-er, the bodybuilder, the powerlifter, and the strongman all the way from beginners to world record holder athletes. We require our members to RESPECT, SUPPORT, AND ENCOURAGE EACH OTHER. You may yell, cheer, use chalk, play your music, take selfies, and record videos. We just remind you to show respect to the gym and its equipment. The gym exists because of YOU. Treat it like it’s your second home… for most of us, it is. The Anvil is a rare and hard to find kind of gym and it’s our pride. We are a community of strength. We are Anvil Strong.

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921 Metzger Drive

Hiawatha, IA 52233


319-310-9733 Ashleigh

 319-310-8016 Kody

Office Hours

M-TH: 9am to 6pm

Fri: 9am to 5pm

Sat: 9am to noon

Sun: Office Closed

We are a private gym with 24/7 access for all members. New member sign ups/tours by appointment only.

 Please email for all membership inquiries or any additional questions.

Ken McClelland
The Anvil's founder, Ken McClelland

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