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Group Exercise

About Group Exercise at American University


Group Exercise
Click here to see our Spring 2017 Group Exercise Schedule.

Want to exercise and have fun at the same time? Our Group Exercise classes are a great way to get or stay in shape and enjoy it in the process. With classes ranging from Bootcamp to Zumba, you will learn new techniques and stay motivated. Try out one of our classes today!

Come de-stress with our FREE finals week schedule! Classes run from May 1-May 9 and are FREE to all AU students or RecFit members. Check out our classes here!

For more information about Group Exercise policies, visit our policies page.

How to participate

AU students exercise at Jacobs/Cassell Fitness Center.

AU students exercise at Jacobs/Cassell Fitness Center. Jeff Watts/American University

All AU RecFit Members and students can participate in our new spring schedule and take classes. We offer great options:
Mid Semester Unlimited Pass: $45
Single Class Pass: $9

To purchase a pass, visit the Jacobs or Cassell Front Desk. You must be a member or purchase a day pass.


Jacobs Fitness Center Studio Availability

Reminder: Studios are available for drop-in use for exercise.  For team practice, rehearsals, school projects and other organized groups, the studio must be booked in advance. Contact Chris at to reserve the room.

Jacobs Studio Availability

Cassell Fitness Studio Availability

Click the calendar links below to see when the studios are available for drop-in use or reservation. Organized Groups of 5 or more must book the studio in advance. 
Contact Chris at to reserve the room.

Cassell Studio A

Cassell Studio B



Join us for a variety of classes from 4-5pm every Friday in Cassell Fitness Center. This class is open to all gym members as well as semester pass holders so bring your friends!

Friday FREE Happy Hour Rotation:
3/31 Boot Camp with Audrey
4/7 Kickboxing with Janella
4/13 Zumba with Julie
4/21 Pilates with Janella
4/28 Belly Dancing with Brie

If you have questions about any of the classes click the link below for our class descriptions, otherwise contact Becky at

Class Descriptions

Private Group Exercise Classes


Book your Private Event Today!

Recreational Sports and Fitness offers private group exercise classes for student organizations, academic classes and other campus groups. You can use our facilities for your event or we can bring the class to you.

We offer a wide variety of class formats suitable for any/all fitness levels and can tailor the event to your group's needs.

To book your private class today, please contact Becky Parks at

Schedule Your Event