Group Exercise

Treadmills aren't your thing? Want to work out and have fun too? It's time you try Group Exercise! From the heart pumping rhythms of Zumba to the muscle toning benefits of Yoga, we have you covered. Each week patrons can expect a well-choreographed, calorie-burning program in a fun, high-energy and safe atmosphere. 

Note: Group Ex Classes will resume Fall 2015


Campus Recreation Group Exercise classes supply the UAlbany campus community as well as members of the surrounding Capital District region with a wide variety of programs. Everyone can participate as our trained instructors provide members with multiple fitness-level options, ranging from beginner to advanced.

Program Rates

Take charge of your workout plan and get a great value.  No registration fees, no cancellation fees AND freedom to pick the classes YOU want to attend.  And remember, here at UAlbany only pay for what YOU need.

 Member Category  Walk-In  Semester
 Undergraduate  No Additional Charge *  No Additional Charge *


 $8/guest Pass  $40/Semester

*Undergrads- to gain access to unlimited group exercise classes, simply present your UAlbany ID at class location.

As we DO NOT accept cash or credit card, please bring a valid ID and check or Money Order made out to the University at Albany.

Sign Up Now!

Campus Recreation offers numerous programs, activities, and services to help fit your needs. Online Registration is now available. You can easily navigate your way through the system and Actively Develop a Healthier U! Note: You do not need a username or password to browse.

Registration and payments can also be made at Recreation Services (518-437-3739), located on the main level of the Physical Education Building, (PE) 110A (Directions & Parking). The Recreation Service office is open 8am-8pm Monday-Friday throughout the Fall and Spring semesters and 7:30am-6:30pm Monday-Friday throughout the summer, exclusions may apply. Please refer to the Fitness Center Schedule for full details. 

Class Descriptions

Spinning will get your heart pumping while riding on the SPINNER® bike. Throughout the class, the instructor simulates hill-climbing, sprints, and races, to fun music! This non-impact cycling workout is one of the most efficient ways to reach your fitness goals. Water and towels are a must when you attend. This is suitable for all fitness levels.

Hula Hooping Combines aerobics and conditioning exercises while hula hooping. This class will improve balance, flexibility, and core strength. Come ready to have some fun!

Insanity- A cardio-based total-body conditioning class that will build muscle while stripping away fat, increase cardiovascular endurance and improve stamina. Be ready to sweat in this heart-pumping class!

Tabata A high-intensity interval training (H.I.T.T) workout that will blast calories during and long after the class ends. Modifications are given for all fitness levels.

Total Body Blast Full body conditioning class. Sculpt your arms, legs, and core using a variety of equipment such as: physioballs, bands, dumbbells, body bars, & more! Class is suited for all fitness levels.

TRX Transform your body into a machine. TRX Suspension Training uses body weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability all at once. Space is limited, so come early.

Yoga Reconnect with your mind and body while improving your strength and flexibility. The class will increase balance, relieve stress, and leave the body relaxed. Each instructor has a unique teaching style and approach to yoga.