Fitness Class


Registration for Session 2 closes on Thursday, Oct. 16

Small Group Training classes merge the best of Group Fitness and Personal Training to give participants a unique opportunity to experience a new level of fitness . These group classes offer the feel of individualized attention and instruction, along with the motivation of others to appropriately progress each participant throughout the course. Small Group Training is also the most affordable way to get the extra guidance you need on your health and fitness journey. All activities are available to all FAU students and Rec Members.


  1. Visit the Membership Office in the Recreation & Fitness Center between the hours of 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday – Friday.
  2. Payment must be made in full with a credit or debit card at time of registration.
  3. We do not accept cash, check, or payroll deduction for any Small Group Training class.


  • Registration will close 4 business days prior to the start of each class.
  • Small Group Training classes require minimum enrollment numbers in order to run. The Department of Campus Recreation reserves the right to cancel any class with insufficient enrollment.
  • Credit cards on file will not be charged until it is confirmed that the class will run.
  • No refund will be given after  the registration deadline (except for medical reasons).

For more information call (561) 297-4512 or email



Girls Gone Strong

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Session 1: 9/9 - 10/2 (4 weeks)
Session 2: 10/20 - 11/12 (4 weeks)
Price: Student - $56, Member - $64, Non-Member - $80
Instructor: Octavia

This weight training program is exclusively for women, and is designed to introduce the principles and basics of weight training in a comfortable, noncompetitive and nonjudgemental setting!  Learn how to navigate the weight room and create a whole body workout that will help tone and strengthen!  This course will introduce you to a variety of resistance training modalities, and is perfect for those who have wanted to incorporate weight training into their exercise program and do not feel comfortable in the weight room.


Couch to 5K 

Day Tuesday & Thursday
Time 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Session 1 9/8 - 10/22 (7 weeks) 
Price Student - Free, Member - $64, Non-Member - $80
Instructor Michael

Have you always wanted to run a 5K?  This Couch to 5K program will give you the knowledge, training, and motivation to get you running 3.1 miles in just 7 weeks.  Participants will meet twice per week and run varying distances, building up to 3 miles.  This program will lead up to the FAU Homecoming 5K on October 26, and all program participants will be registered for the 5K race as a team!

Instructional Kickboxing

Day Tuesday & Thursday
Time 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Session 1 9/8 - 10/1 (4 weeks) 
Session 2 10/21 - 11/13 (4 weeks)
Price Student - $56, Member - $64, Non-Member - $80
Instructor Michael

Learn to punch, kick, and combo your way into health with hands on kickboxing instruction, technical work, and bag drills.  This program will take you from never having thrown a punch to learning all the basics of striking.  Combining traditional American Boxing with a mixture of interval training, participants can prepare to fight their way to fitness.

Muay Thai Training
Day Tuesday & Thursday
Time noon - 1 p.m.
Session 1 9/9 - 10/2 (4 weeks)
Session 2 10/21 - 11/13 (4 weeks)
Price Student - $56, Member - $64, Non-Member - $80
Instructor Cruze

Muay Thai is the ideal option for anyone looking to venture into a new realm of training.  The class allows participants to become more versatile in fitness, enhance strength & conditioning, and learn the defensive and offensive mechanisms that Muay Thai offers as a Martial Art.  Starting with a strong focus on quality mechanics this class will teach and progress punches, kicks, knees, and defensive technique throughout each 4 week session.  On top of learning a new skill and having fun, students will notice an increase in movement precision, cardio, and physical confidence as a result of this course.

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Specialty Fitness Programs

Biggest Winner
Program Intro Dates: Thursday 9/11 & Friday 9/12
Program Dates: Week of 9/15 - 11/7 (8 weeks)
Meeting Days/Times Each team will meet with their trainer 3 days per week for all 8 weeks (24 sessions).  Specific meeting days and times will vary between groups.
Price Student - $130, Member - $150, Non-Member - $190
Instructor Campus Recreation Training Team

Click here to visit the Biggest Winner Page for Additional Information

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Click here for information on the Personal Training Prep Course

Click here for information on the Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course

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American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED and First Aid Training
Session 1 9/11:  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Session 2 11/7:  4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Price        Student - $30, Member - $40, Non-Member - $50 (Includes access to the Recreation & Fitness Center for the day)
Instructor  American Red Cross Certified Instructors

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