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Jacobs Fitness Center

  • Front of Jacobs Fitness Center

The Jacobs Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art facility that provides quality health and fitness services to the entire AU community.  The Fitness Center was made possible by a generous donation from William I Jacobs, former Chairman of the American University Board of Trustees and Class of 1966. 

Conveniently located on the first floor of the Sport Center, the Jacobs Fitness Center is the main hub for fitness on campus. Members can also gain access the Reeves Aquatic Center and Bender Arena through the facility. 


For Summer 2016, the Jacobs Fitness Center will be undergoing maintenance. 

Locker Replacement Project (July 23 - August 23 tentatively)

Day-use lockers and shower facilities will  be available within Bender Arena and the Cassell Fitness Center. For locker rental information, click here.

Group Exercise Studio Renovations:

The Jacobs Studio is closed for renovations as of Sunday, June 6. We will reopen the studio prior to the start of the Fall Semester. All programming and spin bikes will be located at the Cassell Fitness Center.

Summer 2016 Hours

Mondays: 6:30am-9pm

Tuesdays: 6:30am-9pm

Wednesdays: 6:30am-9pm

Thursdays: 6:30am-9pm

Fridays: 6:30am-8:30pm

Saturdays: 9am-5pm

Sundays: 9am-5pm

Monthly Facility Hours


Equipment Options


Locker Options

Jacobs Group Exercise Studio

Jacobs Fitness Center Studio Renovations Summer 2016

The studio is available to members for personal exercise when the room is not reserved. For team practices, dance rehearsals, school projects and other organized groups or events, the studio must be booked in advance.  Contact Chris Nasti. Some restrictions apply.  

Jacobs Studio Availability