Upenn Recreation

Group Exercise

To participate in any group exercise class, you must purchase the PennRec Membership plan and a Group Exercise Pass. The unlimited pass options below do not include access to our instructional courses (i.e. Yoga, Pilates, Dance, and Golf). Passes are not available online, you must visit Membership Services to purchase. Passes must be paid in full and are non-refundable.

Group Exercise Passes
Pass Type Price
Annual All Inclusive Pass (Includes Summer)* $125
Semester Pass $75
Half Semester Pass** $50
Summer Pass $60
Single Class*** $10
*Annual Pass includes unlimited access to the Indoor Climbing Wall.**Half semester passes are available following fall and spring break.***Passes must be purchased 15 minutes prior to class. 


Free Classes for PennRec and Fox ONLY Members

  • Outdoor Bootcamp

    Tuesdays @ 12:00 PM (rain or shine) Join us for a 45-minute no-nonsense workout with movements for all levels from beginner to advanced exercisers. Class meets at the entrance to the Fox Fitness Center and then proceeds to Penn Park.

  • Indoor Group Circuit

    Mondays @ 7:15 AM, 12:15 PM, and 5:15 PM and Wednesdays @ 7:15 AM and 12:15 PM Each 45-minute class provides a challenging balance of strength, endurance, and core exercises in a circuit style progression utilizing 10 circuit series strength machines, bodyweight activities, and more.

Group Exercise at the Pottruck Health & Fitness Center

A pass is required to access these classes. Subscribe to this schedule by clicking on the “+Google” Icon on the lower right corner of this calendar. Download a PDF version of the Fall 2014 Schedule (Starting August 25).

Featured Instructor

  • Ema Yamamoto

    Ema Yamamoto is a Philadelphia transplant originally from Seattle, WA. Growing up, Ema competed in a variety of sports, including gymnastics, track/field, and soccer. While she was never very skilled at any of them, she has always taken pleasure in the act of exercising and the subsequent endorphin high...

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