Group Exercise

Compete alone or TRI a new form of "Group Exercise"


Indoor Eagle Triathlon - Saturday Nov. 8th

Compete as a team or as an individual in this 400 yard swim, 7 mile bike and 5k run combination. Race begins at 9am.

Register Now! at the Jacobs or Cassell Fitness Center front desk. Must register no later than October 31st. Prizes, courtesy of our sponsors, will be awarded to the top competitors.


$15 for Individual Competitors OR $25 for Team Entry

Women on Weights

Pink Kettlebells

Series of Sessions from 6:45-8:00pm in the Cassell Fitness Center

  • Wednesday Nov. 4 - Weight Lifting Basics
  • Wednesday Nov. 11 - Weights & Kettlebells
  • Wednesday Nov. 18 - Plyometrics & Power

Break your weight room fears with this program that is open to all fitness levels. Pre-registration starts Monday October 13th. Sign-up at the Jacobs or Cassell Fitness Center Front Desk. The program is FREE and those who attend all 3 sessions will receive a Rec Sports T-Shirt.

For more information about the event see the flyer below:

Women on Weights Flyer

Fall 2014 Group Exercise Schedule

New fall 2014 GX

August 25th - December 7th

Our group exercise classes are a great way to blend fun, friends and fitness. Over 40 classes a week to choose from, including new offerings like Glow Cycle, Bollywood Dance, Zumba Sentao, Tabata, Candlelight Yoga, Piloxing and more!


Unlimited Semester Pass: $65

**This pass allows you to attend any/all classes all semester long**

Drop-In Single Class Pass: $7

For specific class offerings and descriptions, see the links below:

Fall 2014 Schedule

Studio Reservations & Private Group Fitness 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. We can tailor the event to your group's needs.

Our Group Exercise Studios can also be reserved by campus organizations and student groups (some restrictions apply).

To book your private class or studio reservation today please contact Julie Avans at

Schedule Your Event

About Group Exercise at American University


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 a variety of classes including Zumba, Cycling, Sculpt & Tone, Yoga, Bootcamp, Pilates, and more you will learn new techniques and stay motivated. Try out one of our classes today!

Group Exercise Policies

  • Pick up your pass at the front desk prior to entering class. If you have a semester pass you may pick up your pass 30 minutes prior to the start of class.
  • If you purchase a single class pass you may pick up your pass 15 minutes prior to the start of class.
  • Class sizes are limited by space and equipment used for each class. We reserve the right to cap any class at any number.
  • No admittance is permitted into classes more than 5 minutes after the class begins.
  • We reserve the right to substitute and/or cancel classes if attendance is consistently low.
  • No bags or other large personal belongings are permitted in the studios. If you have questions about locker usage please see our front desk.
  • Water bottles only. No outside food or drink.
  • Shoes must be worn for all classes with the exception of Yoga, Pilates and Martial Arts classes.
  • Clean sneakers only. No heals, black soled shoes, street shoes or dirty shoes.