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Fall 2017 Group Exercise Schedule is Here!

AU students exercise at Jacobs/Cassell Fitness Center.

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

Come try out classes for FREE during the first week of classes, August 28 - September 4. Get your pass before September 4 to get the early bird rate of $70 and save $5.

All AU RecFit Members and students can participate in our Fall Group Exercise schedule and take classes at any point throughout the semester.  Single class passes are $9 and a full semester unlimited pass is $75. 

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

Click Here to View our NEW Fall Schedule!

We are Hiring Instructors!

Are you a Group Exercise Instructor? We are looking to hire certified instructors to teach here at AU RecFit! We are specifically in need of instructors to teach Zumba and Strength classes, but we are also hiring for other formats. You MUST already hold a current group exercise instructor certification.

If you are interested, please contact Becky Parks at

About Group Exercise at American University

Group Exercise
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!

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

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



Bummed that our Summer 2017 Schedule will be over? Well, Fall is just around the corner! Interested in our fall group exercise offerings? In the fall we offer 45 classes a week to fit your schedule and give you many options from early morning to late at night.

Whether you are into anything ranging from Zumba, Kickboxing, Cycling, or Yoga - we have a large variety of classes! Not sure what classes you'd like to take? You're in luck, because during the first week of school all group exercise classes are free to try!

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