A Fighting Chance For Our Youth

Melrose Athletic Club, Inc is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2003. Our mission is to provide a safe and empowering environment for the youth of our community. With a focus on physical fitness programs, mentorship, and drug-free education, we aim to give our youth the tools they need to succeed in life.

Fitness Programs

Our fitness programs are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle and teach important skills such as discipline, teamwork, and perseverance.


We believe in the power of mentorship. Our experienced staff and volunteers provide guidance and support to help our youth reach their full potential.

Gun Violence Prevention

Through educational initiatives and community outreach, we work to combat gun violence and promote peaceful solutions.

About Us

A Legacy of Service

Champ's Gym is a division of Melrose Athletic Club Inc. Established in 1972, we have proudly served the community for over 50 years. Our dedication to youth development and gun violence prevention has earned us a proclamation from the City of Roanoke, recognizing our 50 years of service to the community.


Years of Service


Youth Participants

Countless lives transformed

Community Impact

This field is required.

I hereby agree that this data will be stored and processed for the purpose of establishing contact. I am aware that I can revoke my consent at any time.*

This field is required.

Please fill in all the required fields.
Message could not be sent. Please try again later.
Message was successfully sent

Get in touch

Telephone: 5407931807

E-mail: vbanks30@gmail.com

Address: 6085 PO Box, Roanoke, 24017, VA, United States

©Copyright. All rights reserved.