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RecFit Memberships

Start your journey to health & fitness

Recreation is for everyone, and RecFit is here to inspire healthy & active lifestyles for all. Part of AU’s Department of Athletics and Recreation, RecFit provides the fitness facilities and services across campus.

Our mission is to provide safe, clean, inclusive facilities and services for the entire American University community. Through intramural programs, club sports, and a variety of fitness services, we help the AU community develop healthy habits, personal fitness, and sportsmanship.


Located on the first floor of the Sports Center.

Fall 2017 Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays: 6am-midnight
Fridays: 6am-9:30pm
Saturdays: 8:30am-6:30pm
Sundays: 10:30am-10:30pm

Learn more about Jacobs Fitness Center.

Located at Cassell Hall (separate entrance from residence hall).

Fall 2017 Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays: 6am-11pm
Fridays: 6am-9:30pm
Saturdays: 8:30am-4:30pm
Sundays: 10:30am-6:30pm

Learn more about Cassell Fitness Center.

Located in the Sports Center (entrance through the Jacobs Fitness Center).

Fall 2017 Hours:
Mondays & Tuesdays: 10:45am-2pm, 6pm-10:30pm
Wednesdays: 6am-8am, 10:45am-2pm, 6pm-10:30pm
Thursdays: 10:45am-2pm, 6pm-10:30pm
Fridays: 6am-8am, 10:45am-2pm, 6pm-9pm
Saturdays: 12pm-5pm
Sundays: 11am-4pm

Learn more about the Reeves Aquatic Center.

Located in the Sports Center (entrance through the Jacobs Fitness Center).

Fall 2017 Hours:

Open court times vary daily. For hours, please visit our online facility calendar

Spring 2018 Group Exercise

Programs & Services

2014 All American Weekend Frisbee Game

Club Sports

With over 25 club sports teams to choose from, students can stay competitive in their favorite sports.

Club Sports Offered

Group X Instructors during Yoga

Group Exercise

Group Exercise is a great way for students to stay active throughout the week. Participants can find a variety of choices like Zumba, cycling, or yoga. 

Check the Current Schedule

Coed IM Basketball Spring 2016 Champs

Intramural Sports

The Intramural Sports program provides a range of different sport opportunities in which participants compete against other AU students and staff.

How to Join Intramurals

dumbbell weight training

Personal Training

Members & students can purchase either private, semi-private, or small group training sessions to reach their health and fitness goals.

Personal Training Options


Aquatic Programs

Adult swim lessons are available for Recfit members & students in addition to free options including monthly swim clinics and assessments.

Upcoming Aquatic Programming

Unified Sports

Wellness & Special Events

Students have opportunities to participate in a variety of events throughout the semester that highlight the different dimensions of wellness.

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