AU Recreational Sports & Fitness

AU Recreational Sports & Fitness Au Recreational Sports & Fitness is comprised of Jacobs Fitness Center, Bender Arena, Reeves Aquatic Center and Cassell Fitness Center.
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Au Recreational Sports & Fitness offers group exercise, instructional programming, personal training, wellness programming, intramural sports, club sports and hosts special events.

Mission: Recreational Sports and Fitness, a unit within the Department of Athletics and Recreation, provides facilities and programs designed to make it easy for the AU Community to be active. Recreational Sports and Fitness will serve the AU community with health, fitness and recreational programs to meet a variety of needs and interests of a diverse population to foster broad participation and encourage active lifestyles, provide a healthy release from academic rigor and develop lifelong habits of activity.

Just some #MondayMotivation for your final week of classes!
12/02/2019

Just some #MondayMotivation for your final week of classes!

We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday!
11/28/2019

We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday!

Reminder that we are operating on adjusted hours this Wednesday due to the holiday. Both facilities will be closed Thurs...
11/25/2019

Reminder that we are operating on adjusted hours this Wednesday due to the holiday. Both facilities will be closed Thursday - Sunday. Enjoy your break!

The University will be closing early on Wednesday and so will we! Swipe to check out our updated Thanksgiving break hour...
11/25/2019

The University will be closing early on Wednesday and so will we! Swipe to check out our updated Thanksgiving break hours ➡️ @ Washington D.C.

Do each exercise for 30 sec, rest, and repeat!
11/21/2019

Do each exercise for 30 sec, rest, and repeat!

#TBT Choose to Include
11/14/2019

#TBT Choose to Include

Class substitution alert! 6:45am Pilates with Lauren will be a Yoga Fusion class with Liza tomorrow!
11/13/2019

Class substitution alert! 6:45am Pilates with Lauren will be a Yoga Fusion class with Liza tomorrow!

10/29/2019

Come bring your dogs to The Quad on Thursday from 2-4pm for our annual Pups and Pumpkins event! Dog costume contest at 3:15pm! Sign up on our website under "Special Events"!

Join Melanie for a Halloween-themed Express Cycle Ride on Thursday, 10/31 5:45-6:30pm in Jacobs Fitness Center! Costumes...
10/28/2019

Join Melanie for a Halloween-themed Express Cycle Ride on Thursday, 10/31 5:45-6:30pm in Jacobs Fitness Center! Costumes are welcome (must have Group Exercise membership or single pass).

Do you have a dog? Does your roommate? Bring your dogs to The Quad on Thursday, 10/31 for our annual Pups and Pumpkins e...
10/27/2019

Do you have a dog? Does your roommate? Bring your dogs to The Quad on Thursday, 10/31 for our annual Pups and Pumpkins event! Sign up for the dog costume contest on our website under "Special Events"!

American Univ Health Promotion & Advocacy Center and Student Health Center
10/22/2019

American Univ Health Promotion & Advocacy Center and Student Health Center

The Counseling Center is offering a Stress Management Workshop for students this Thursday, 10/24. No registration necessary! The workshop will be from 5-6pm, located in MGC 328. Drop by and learn new and healthy ways to manage stress!

Happy Fall Break! Facility Hours this weekend (Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13):Jacobs Fitness Center: 9am-5pm...
10/10/2019

Happy Fall Break!

Facility Hours this weekend (Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13):
Jacobs Fitness Center: 9am-5pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Cassell Fitness Center: Closed (Saturday & Sunday)
Rec Swim in Reeves Aquatic Center: Closed (Saturday) & 12pm-4pm (Sunday)

www.american.edu/recfit/calendar

Wanna learn how to weight-lift and don't know how to begin? Join our FREE Women on Weights program starting this WEDNESD...
09/15/2019

Wanna learn how to weight-lift and don't know how to begin? Join our FREE Women on Weights program starting this WEDNESDAY. Come to one session or all three! Learn from certified personal trainers who will teach participants how to properly weightlift and how to create your own program!

To register, click here: https://buff.ly/2URpwJQ

Who’s up for a challenge?! Starting today, take 5 classes on the @aurecfit schedule and get a FREE tank!  Participants m...
09/03/2019

Who’s up for a challenge?! Starting today, take 5 classes on the @aurecfit schedule and get a FREE tank! Participants must have an unlimited semester pass (buy one now for $75). Challenge cards can be picked up at either Fitness Center front desk. Tanks can be redeemed at Cassell Fitness Center.

#tbt to this past Tuesday for the first group exercise class to take place at the Congressional Fitness Center, HIIT Str...
08/29/2019

#tbt to this past Tuesday for the first group exercise class to take place at the Congressional Fitness Center, HIIT Strength! There is still time to take advantage of FREE week and the Early Bird Special of $70 for the unlimited semester pass so plan your visit today! #augroupx #freeexercise #freeweek #auwelcome

08/05/2019
Welcome Back Fall 2019

With the new academic year starting in 3 weeks at American University, Clawed, the AU mascot, can't wait to show everyone what AU Recreational Sports & Fitness has to offer! #au2023 #auwelcome

07/17/2019

We are getting excited for our annual Late Night @ the Rec event on September 6th! We need your help on picking on a theme though. Vote below on your favorite option!

Don’t let the summer be a bummer...there is still time to join beginner group swim lessons! Only $30 for 4 lessons! Less...
06/17/2019

Don’t let the summer be a bummer...there is still time to join beginner group swim lessons! Only $30 for 4 lessons! Lessons start Wednesday! 🐠🐳🌊🏊🏼‍♀️🏊🏿‍♂️ Sign up at the Jacobs Fitness Center or call 202-885-3099 today!

Class of 2019 graduates must purchase a summer recent graduate membership or WCL graduates can purchase a Law Review mem...
05/29/2019

Class of 2019 graduates must purchase a summer recent graduate membership or WCL graduates can purchase a Law Review membership to continue access for the summer.

Look what we spotted on campus! Stop by Cassell Fitness Center this evening to find out what was in the truck! Place you...
05/23/2019

Look what we spotted on campus! Stop by Cassell Fitness Center this evening to find out what was in the truck! Place your guesses below.

05/10/2019
End of Year Video Spring 2019

Thank you for an amazing school year AURecFit Fam! Enjoy your summer and best of luck to all of our graduating eagles!

Summer is finally here! Today begins summer hours for all RecFit fitness facilities. Please visit our online facility ca...
05/08/2019

Summer is finally here! Today begins summer hours for all RecFit fitness facilities. Please visit our online facility calendar for specific dates & times.

Also, don't forget Congressional Fitness Center will re-open for summer starting Monday, May 20!

https://www.american.edu/recfit/calendar/

Hydrate your brain during finals at today's Recharge U Pop-Up on the Quad from 11am-2pm! #hydrationstation #hydrate #fin...
05/03/2019

Hydrate your brain during finals at today's Recharge U Pop-Up on the Quad from 11am-2pm! #hydrationstation #hydrate #finalsweek

We are in the MGC lobby today instead of on The Quad for Recharge U! Squeeze your stress away with some #playdough and b...
05/02/2019

We are in the MGC lobby today instead of on The Quad for Recharge U! Squeeze your stress away with some #playdough and bubble wrap!

Squeeze your stress away today by stopping by our Recharge U Pop-Up on the Quad from 11am-2pm! See you there! #squeezeou...
05/02/2019

Squeeze your stress away today by stopping by our Recharge U Pop-Up on the Quad from 11am-2pm! See you there! #squeezeoutstress #stressfreezone #finalsweek

Come to our Recharge U Pop-Up today and make your own essential oil spray bottle! Find us on the Quad from 11am-2pm! #ar...
05/01/2019

Come to our Recharge U Pop-Up today and make your own essential oil spray bottle! Find us on the Quad from 11am-2pm! #aromatherapy #relax #finalsweek

04/25/2019
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Stressed about Finals? Stop by a Recharge U Pop-Up May 1-3 from 11am-2pm on The Quad! Swipe left to check out what to look forward to! #recharge #relax #finalsweek

We will be out on The Quad TODAY from 11am-2pm playing Field Day games AND it is Dogs on the Quad at the same time! Best...
04/23/2019

We will be out on The Quad TODAY from 11am-2pm playing Field Day games AND it is Dogs on the Quad at the same time! Best. Day. Ever. Come have some fun competing for prizes and relax by petting some therapy dogs! #getoutside #fieldday #puppies #relax

#playtogether #strongertogether #unifiedsportsday @specialolympicsdc
04/22/2019

#playtogether #strongertogether #unifiedsportsday @specialolympicsdc

04/22/2019

We’re out on Reeves Field today for #unifiedsportsday !

Congrats to AU TKD for a strong showing at collegiate Nationals. Nick Fletcher took bronze in green belt poomsae and sil...
04/22/2019

Congrats to AU TKD for a strong showing at collegiate Nationals. Nick Fletcher took bronze in green belt poomsae and silver in sparring. Gwen Szabo finished with silver in black belt sparring, earning the first black belt silver medal in AU TKD history. Alex Gomez competed in black belt poomsae and Emily Yan competed in green belt poomsae and sparring.

Today's your last chance to sign up for our upcoming American Red Cross Lifeguard certification course! @au_aquaticsDate...
04/18/2019

Today's your last chance to sign up for our upcoming American Red Cross Lifeguard certification course! @au_aquatics

Dates: April 20, 27, 28 from 9am-5pm
Cost: $170
Sign up at the Jacobs Fitness Center front desk

04/18/2019
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Put Flashback Field Day on your calendars next week! We will be having the classic Field Day games where you can compete for AURecFit prizes! Also, Dogs on the Quad is happening at the same time! So much fun to be had on The Quad this Tuesday!

Do you know someone looking for a summer lifeguard job? Tell them to join the AU RecFit team! To apply, send Patrick Car...
03/29/2019

Do you know someone looking for a summer lifeguard job? Tell them to join the AU RecFit team! To apply, send Patrick Carter ([email protected]) a resume and copy of current lifeguard certification.

03/26/2019
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A trainer-led barbell workout AND free food?! Yes please!! Come to our Barbells and Brunch event on Friday, April 5th from 10:30am-12pm to enjoy a great workout and free brunch with Q&A over what is appropriate post-workout fuel! #barbell #brunch #trainerQ&A #Friday

Thinking you need that extra little boost to improve your swimming skills? Or maybe you just need to feel a little bit m...
03/22/2019

Thinking you need that extra little boost to improve your swimming skills? Or maybe you just need to feel a little bit more comfortable in the water? Group Swim Lessons might be for you! Check out our group swim lessons for Session "Learn the Basics", starting March 28. To learn more, visit: https://www.american.edu/recfit/aquatics.cfm

In honor of #nationalnutritionmonth, join the challenge to make more informed choices and develop healthy eating habits:...
03/21/2019

In honor of #nationalnutritionmonth, join the challenge to make more informed choices and develop healthy eating habits: https://buff.ly/2HfqQl3

Happy Spring Break AU! All RecFit facilities will be running on a modified schedule:Jacobs Fitness Center:Sat. March 9 &...
03/08/2019

Happy Spring Break AU!

All RecFit facilities will be running on a modified schedule:

Jacobs Fitness Center:
Sat. March 9 & Sun. March 10: 9am-5pm
Mon. March 11 - Fri. March 15: 6am-6:30pm
Sat. March 16 & Sun. March 17: 9am-5pm
*Women's Locker Room will be closed Tuesday, March 12 - Thursday, March 14.

Rec Swim:
Sat. March 9: 12pm-4pm
Sun. March 10: 11am-4pm
Mon. March 11 - Fri. March 15: 10:45am-2pm
Sat. March 16: 12pm-4pm
Sun. March 17: 11am-4pm

Cassell Fitness Center will be CLOSED from Sat. March 9 - Sun. March 17.

Additionally, there will be a modified group exercise schedule so check it out: https://www.american.edu/recfit/group-exercise.cfm

Happy #internationalwomensday from AU RecFit. We are proud to have such great female leaders in our department. We stand...
03/08/2019

Happy #internationalwomensday from AU RecFit. We are proud to have such great female leaders in our department. We stand together today striking the #balanceforbetter pose to support women’s achievements and the continued action to create a gender-balanced world! #IWD2019 #ladiesofrecfit #aurecfam #femalebosses #whoruntheworldgirls @aurecfitdirector @suzscadero @felic2 @rapd520 @svsemanaz @ahimsa_fitness

Interested in getting an evaluation of your swim stroke? @au_aquatics will be hosting FREE swim assessments this semeste...
03/06/2019

Interested in getting an evaluation of your swim stroke? @au_aquatics will be hosting FREE swim assessments this semester to help those out who aren't sure if they have the right technique! Prior registration is required. For details, visit our Aquatics webpage: https://www.american.edu/recfit/aquatics.cfm

03/05/2019

Finishing up the Cycle for Sight event for Delta Gamma - Beta Epsilon at American University! Thanks to everyone for coming out tonight to support! #cycleforsight #deltagamma American University

Meet Becky Demus, our Group Exercise Coordinator w/ AU Recreational Sports & Fitness. Join her, tomorrow, as she teaches...
02/21/2019

Meet Becky Demus, our Group Exercise Coordinator w/ AU Recreational Sports & Fitness. Join her, tomorrow, as she teaches this week's FREE #augroupex Happy Hour class, Strictly Strength! 5:15pm at Cassell Fitness Center

There are still 2 more pop-ups left this month! Stop by the table as we promote Heart Health Month at AU! #ourhearts #he...
02/20/2019

There are still 2 more pop-ups left this month! Stop by the table as we promote Heart Health Month at AU! #ourhearts #hearthealth #hearthealthy #americanheartmonth
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/375054343075556/

Address

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC
20016-8005

Opening Hours

Monday 06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday 06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 00:00
Thursday 06:00 - 00:00
Friday 06:00 - 21:30
Saturday 08:30 - 18:30
Sunday 10:30 - 22:30

Telephone

(202) 885-6267

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