Mission Statement

We believe in pushing limits, digging deeper, and working harder. We believe the only thing between you and your next goal is you. Find your inner strength and never settle for mediocrity.  Show some passion.  Constantly challenge yourself.  Get focused.

Every program we design is measured against our philosophy. Every program will push your limits, keep you focused and get you stronger.  Whether you’re six or sixty, just starting our or looking to compete, our programs are designed to motivate and produce results.


About Us

The Playground – Broward CrossFit in Davie Plantation FL is co-owned by Steven and Heidi Bowser who are both retired from the Plantation Police Department.  The Playground was the original CrossFit Training Facility in Broward County, originally opening its doors as CrossFit Affliction in 2008. Our Gym started inside a small 800 Sq Ft warehouse and grew quickly into its current 10,000 Sq Ft State of the Art Training Facility in Davie Plantation FL.

Our list of clients ranges from Professional Athletes, Regional and Games Level Athletes, High School National Champions, and most important the everyday ordinary individual who wishes to partake in a healthy lifestyle. The Playground – Broward CrossFit in Davie Plantation FL is also the training camp location for the local Pro Grid Team “The Miami Surge”. There’s a reason people travel from all over Weston and Fort Lauderdale to join our CrossFit Gym. Try a free intro and see for yourself.

Our Coaches are highly educated and experienced to help anyone reach their fitness goal. If your goal iss weight loss, strength training, or being a competitor at any level, we are here to help. The Playground – Broward CrossFit in Davie Plantation FL serves all of the Broward County area including Weston, Sunrise and Fort Lauderdale. Some of our clients commute from Dade and Palm Beach County to our CrossFit Gym in Davie Plantation FL simply because we have the most qualified trainers, program design, and best equipped facility. Don’t just take our word for it. Check out our Coaches Bios and Gym Inventory which includes 32 Concept Rowers and even two Big Bob Sleds delivered from the 2014 CrossFit Games in California. You wont find another gym with such a high passion for training individuals and changing lives.

Click on Success Stories for some examples of lives we have changed so far. Let’s have you become our next Success Story. We are excited to have you join us.

Meet the Coaches

Steven Bowser

Owner / Program Director

Heidi Bowser


Elizabeth Poillucci-Mooney


Billy DeMaio




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