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Group Exercise

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

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!

Click here to view the Summer Group Exercise Schedule.

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

Summer Schedule

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Session 2: June 27 - August 5

We are offering a wide variety of classes this summer! Check out our new classes and old favorites: from Cycle and Zumba to Killer Kettlebell, Body Barre, and Strictly Strength. Classes run from
May 16 to August 12.

Questions? Contact Becky and

Click below to view the complete Summer 2016 Session 2 Group Exercise schedule!

View the Summer Schedule

Class Descriptions

Become an Instructor

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Have you ever dreamed of working as a Group Fitness Instructor? Now is your chance. This Fall, we are holding an 8 week instructor training workshop here at AU. This hands on workshop will give you the skills needed to teach a basic GX class, while also preparing you to take your ACE Group Fitness Instructor exam.

Stay tuned for more information.

Questions? Contact Becky at

Summer Group Exercise Schedule

Private Group Exercise Classes

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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

How to participate

AU students exercise at Jacobs/Cassell Fitness Center.

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

We offer four pass options for the summer:
$9 for a single class
$20 for a one week unlimited pass
$40 for one session unlimited pass (six weeks)
$60 for the full summer unlimited pass (12 weeks)

To purchase a pass, visit the Jacobs or Cassell Front Desk.