What the Fitness Centers Offer

Cornell Fitness Centers strive to offer its members the best fitness equipment and workout options it can. With five centers located around campus, 95 group exercise classes to attend each week in the fall and spring and over 30 in summer, and an extensive variety of cardio and weight equipment, Cornell Fitness Centers provide safe, effective, efficient, and enjoyable exercise programs for its members and guests within the entire Cornell community.

  • Locations/Amenities: Cornell Fitness Centers (CFC) are located in four different buildings around campus including: Helen Newman Hall, Noyes Community Recreation Center, Appel Commons-Friedman Fitness Center, and Teagle Hall. All centers are staffed by trained student workers and full-time professionals. The CFC features more than 15,000 square feet of equipment including treadmills, steppers, bikes, rowers, elliptical trainers, selectorized weight machines, free weights, barbells, and dumbbells. CFC is designated as an essential operation at the University. This means that even when the University is closed due to inclement weather conditions, CFC will make every effort to maintain its normal operational hours in as many of its facilities as possible. Additional essential operation information.
  • Group Exercise: Attending group exercise classes is a great way to stay in shape, reduce your stress and meet new people at Cornell. The CFC offers a comprehensive and diverse weekly schedule with 95 group exercise classes per week including yoga, Spinning, kickboxing, ZUMBA, muscle conditioning, Pilates, barre, Tai Chi, water aerobics, and more.
  • More Options: Whatever your goals, Cornell Fitness Centers offer the means to get you there. A wide variety of opportunities, including free Member Education Programs are available so that you can tailor your fitness program to your own specific needs. The staff members are well qualified and ready to provide any service they can.