Group Exercise

Group Exercise Demo Week - All Fitness Classes are FREE!

Free Pass

Monday August 25th-Sunday August 31st

All Recreational Sports & Fitness Group Exercise Classes are free this week only (8/25-8/31). Classes are first-come, first-served. No passes needed this week.

See the schedule below for class times and locations. 

Interested in Becoming a Personal Trainer?

Fall 2014 - HFIT 196 Personal Trainer Prep Course

This 2-credit course will use both classroom and hands-on learning to prepare you to sit for the ACE Certified Personal Trainer Exam. Participants will learn to use a variety of equipment and training methods. Students will have the chance to interview for a PT position with Rec Sports & Fitness

For Course Details see flyer attached below. For more information contact Julie Avans at

Course Details

Fall 2014 Group Exercise Schedule

Fall GX

Monday August 25th - Sunday December 7th

The most classes we have ever offered! Be sure to support your old favorites and check out some of our new offerings: Piloxing, Zumba Sentao, Candlelight Yoga, Glow Cycle, Tabata, Bollywood Dance and more!

Drop-In Single Class Pass: $7

Semester Unlimited Pass: Still only $65! (entitles you to attend any/all classes on the schedule all semester)

Questions about our classes? Contact Jacquelyne at

Fall 2014 Group Exercise Schedule

Studio Reservations & Private Classes

Our studios in both Jacobs and Cassell Fitness Centers are 

available for AU students and AU groups to reserve. Room reservations are FREE of charge to all AU groups.

Interested in hosting your own fitness class for an event or fundraiser?  Recreational Sports and Fitness can partner with you by providing an instructor, equipment and/or space for your class or event. A fee applies to cover the cost of the instructor. Rates vary based on class format and instructor.

Contact Julie Avans at to request your studio space or private fitness class today!


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.