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Jacobs Fitness Center

Main campus' multi-use fitness facility.

The Jacobs Fitness Center is the main fitness hub on campus. The Fitness Center was made possible by the generous donation from William I Jacobs, former Chairman of the 麻豆果冻传媒 Board of Trustees and Class of 1966.

Located on the first floor of the Sports Center, the Fitness Center includes a strength area, cardio floor, and one group exercise studio. It is also the access point for the Reeves Aquatic Center and .

To gain access to the facility, you must be a Recreational Sports & Fitness member or a current AU student member.

Features & Amenities

Free Weights & Racks:

5-100lb dumbbell pairs
Squat Rack
Smith Machine
Olympic Bench Press
Incline Bench Press
Adjustable Free Weight Benches
Dual Adjustable Cable Machines
Preacher Curl

Selectorized Equipment:

Precor Strength Machines
FreeMotion Cable Machines

Additional Equipment:

Stability Balls
Foam Rollers
Medicine Balls (2lb, 4lb, 6lb, 8lb)
BOSU Balls
Plyo Boxes (6鈥, 12鈥, 18鈥 24鈥)

Equipment for Check-out (at front desk):

Jump Ropes
Resistance Bands
Core Roller
Perfect Push-Up
Hand Straps
Weight Belts

ICG Spin Bikes
Life Fitness Ellipticals
Life Fitness PowerMills
Life Fitness Recumbent Bikes
Life Fitness Rowers
Life Fitness Upright Bikes听
Matrix StepMills
Precor Treadmills
Precor Ellipticals
Pelaton Spin Bikes

General Locker Rooms

General locker rooms (men's and women's), located on the ground floor of the Sports Center, include showers, changing areas, and member access to the Reeves Aquatic Center.

Lockers are available for both day-use and overnight rentals.

Day use lockers听are available free of charge. Members听may bring their own lock or you may purchase a combo lock for $10 at the front desk. Any items left in the lockers at the end of the night may be removed and disposed of.

Overnight lockers听are available to rent on an annual or semester basis. Lockers are full-length and come with a built-in lock.听Visit听the听Jacobs front desk to rent a locker.

Locker Rental Prices:
Semester (Fall,听Spring, and Summer): $75 / semester
Annual: $140 / year

Day Use Lockers:
There are small, day-use lockers in each听fitness center free of charge, that can store small, personal items while you work out.

Our studio at Jacobs Fitness Center is currently home to many of our Group Exercise classes, such as Cycle and Yoga, which you can find on our group exercise schedule. When there is not a class in session, the studio, including the indoor cycles, are available for drop-in use by members.

Interested in reserving one of the group exercise studios for your student organization? All studios must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Restrictions apply. Contact Chris at cnasti@american.edu.

Sports Equipment can be rented out by members & students for the day. A valid AU ID is needed to checkout equipment at the Jacobs Fitness Center front desk. Items for rent include:

Basketballs (Indoor and Outdoor)
Volleyballs (Indoor and Outdoor)
Soccer Balls

*Rental Equipment is for day-of-rental use only. Equipment must be returned at least 30 minutes prior to the Fitness Center closing. Member will be charged $30 for any unretruned听equipment.

Open Court

For informal recreation听inquires such as volleyball, soccer, and more听please contact Chris Nasti at cnasti@american.edu.