See here for information on accessibility.
We are sorry to say our blue gym is not accessible in a wheelchair. There are 4 steps to climb, and no ramp.
The purple gym will be barrier-free by the end of 2023.
We do not tolerate people with racist or fascist ideology in our gym.
We have regular fees. If you are not able to pay the full amount please address us for a reduction. You do not have to disclose your reasons, we trust in your truthfulness and believe in the principles of solidarity. Trainees with refugee status may attend all classes for a total of 5 Euros per month.
The course language is German. If you are having trouble understanding we will be happy to translate the most important parts into English. We ask all trainees (if possible) to help translate (as quietly as possible). Please address us if you are having difficulty understanding.
Changing rooms & toilets
Blue gym: There is one collective changing room and two individual ones. There are two toilets and two showers separated by a shower curtain.
Purple gym: There is one collective changing room and one individual one. There is one toilet and one shower.
The nearest accessible toilet can be found in the restaurant “Stelzenhaus”, appro. 350m from the gym.
Please let us know beforehand and in good time if you are in need of childcare during a training session.
We aim to offer a safe space in which people treat each other with respect, care and awareness and everybody can relax. It is the joined responsibility of all trainees to make this work… in a combined effort we can make this happen!
If you encounter discrimination of any kind at Sidekick, please talk to your fellow members or coaches, or entrust another person with the task of doing so for you. Together, we are sure to find a solution. Please bear in mind that we are all very different people and have all had different experiences in life. Some of us may have experience in dealing with all kinds of different challenging situations, whilst others may not have had as much experience with diversity and how to handle negative encounters as you have. Live in solidarity with each other!
Where to find us & How to get here
Our gym is located in the Westwerk, Karl-Heine-Strasse 87, 04229 Leipzig-Lindenau.
Blue gym: Entrance via the big glass hall at Karl-Heine-Strasse.
Purple gym: Walk alongside of konsum parking lot. You find our gym at the righthand side at the end of the parking lot.
Tram stop: Tram No. 14, Karl-Heine-Strasse/Merseburger Strasse.
There is no parking available.
In the case of an emergency both rooms can be left quickly. There is an additional escape route.
Smoking is not permitted in the gym and in front of the gym.