Group Exercise

NEW - Recently Added Group Fitness Classes


Due to popular demand we have added:

Glow Cycle on Mondays

7:15-8:15pm Jacobs Fitness Center

Also NEW:

Meditation on Tuesdays & Thursdays

12:00-1:00pm Cassell Fitness Center

U-Jam! Instructor Training


September 27th and 28th

9:00am-5:00pm (both days)

U-Jam Fitness is an addictive cardio workout that fuses the hottest world beast with unique and fun choreography that will make you move, sweat and smile.

By taking this 2-day workshop you will learn the fundamentals required to become a effective and engaging U-Jam Fitness Instructor.

For more information about the training see the flyer below:

U-Jam 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.