Upenn Recreation

Robert A. Fox Fitness Center

Located at Gate 2 within the Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field on 33rd Street (between Spruce and Walnut), the Fox Fitness Center adds an additional 8,000 square feet of indoor recreational space to the University of Pennsylvania campus. The facility features cardio and strength training equipment. Click the tab below for a full list of equipment offered. Please note, No deadliest/olympic lifts allowed, no jump ropes allowed.

  • Life Fitness Cardiovascular Equipment

    -Recumbent bikes
    -Upright bikes

  • Life Fitness Circuit Training Equipment

    Band resistance machine equipment does not require any body adjustments. Just hop on and start lifting.

    -Shoulder Press
    -Chest Press
    -Lat Pulldown
    -Seated Row
    -Tricep Extension
    -Bicep Curl
    -Leg Extension
    -Leg Curl
    -Ab Crunch

  • Pin-loaded Equipment

    -Leg Extension
    -Leg Curl
    -Back Extension
    -Chest Press
    -Shoulder Press
    -Tricep Extension
    -Ab Crunch
    -Pectoral Fly
    -Lat Pulldown
    -Seated Row
    -Hip Abductor & Adductor
    -Bicep Curl

  • Plate-Loaded Equipment

    -Decline Leg Press
    -2 Crunch Machines
    -3 Hyperextension Benches
    -2 Flat Barbell Benches
    -1 Decline Barbell Bench
    -1 Incline Barbell Bench
    -2 E-Z Curl Bars
    -1 Preacher Curl Bench
    -1 Smith Machine
    -Straight Barbells ranging from 20-110 lbs.

  • Additional Equipment

    -3 Universal Cable Columns with variable grip attachments
    -2 Upright BOSU Chairs
    -Medicine balls: 6, 8, 10, 12, & 15 lbs
    -Dumbbells up to 75 lbs
    -Pull-up Stations


You must have your PennCard, and valid membership to access to the facility. For more information on Membership visit membership plans. Have a specific questions about membership? Check out Membership FAQ’s for more information.

Locker Rooms

Locker rooms are not available inside the Fox Fitness Center. However, The newly renovated Tse Sports Center Locker Rooms, convenient to Fox Fitness Center, Ringe Squash Courts and Penn Park, have re-opened. Lockers in that facility are available for annual rentals. Tours are available upon request, simply stop by the Fox Security Desk to request a tour. Virtual tours of Fox are available; click here to view the main level and click here to view floor two.

Today’s Hours


  • Pottruck Center 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Membership Services CLOSED

  • Sheerr Pool & Sauna
  • Fox Fitness Center 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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