Group Fitness Classes

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All Group Fitness classes include modifications for all fitness levels to ensure that each participant has the ability to set and meet their individual fitness goals. 

Class Registration and MyRec

All Group Fitness classes are FREE for Recreation & Physical Education members. Due to limited space and precautions for in-person classes due to COVID-19, pre-registration is required for all Group Fitness Classes. Participants can register online 48 hours prior to the start of class through their account on MyRec

Participants must check in with the instructor before class. Check in will close 5 minutes before class start time, and individuals not present will be 'no showed' for the class.

If your plans change and you will not be able to make you appointment, please cancel your reservation through your MyRec Profile. For more information on how to cancel your reservation, review our MyRec Help Page.

If you fail to cancel your appointment, you will be marked as a "No Show". After three (3) No Shows, your reservation privileges will be suspended for 7 days.

More information about MyRec and instructions on how to create a profile can be found here.

To Register
  1. Go to MyRec.
  2. Log in with Duke ID (shibboleth).
  3. Scroll to Fitness. 
  4. Click on Group Fitness.
  5. Select class. 
  6. Click register.
  7. The class will appear in cart. Make sure you checkout for registration to be complete.
Once registered for a class
  1. Participants will receive an email confirming registration.
  2. Participants will need to arrive no later than 5 minutes before class. If they are late, they will be no-showed and risk being suspended from Rec & P.E. facilities and future classes.
To Cancel 


  1. Visit the MyRec Web Portal.
  2. Click LOGIN on the top-right and enter your credentials (NetID or OneLink)
  3. Click on your picture to open a menu
  4. Select PROFILE
  5. On the left side, click PROGRAMS
  7. Select CANCEL on the class you registered and can’t attend.
  8. Confirm Cancellation

Group Fitness Class Schedule

Fall 2022 | August 29 - December 18, 2022

View Schedule Key for class location. Schedule is subject to change. View the MyRec Portal for available classes and registration 48 hours ahead of the class time.

Click here for a printable PDF.



Class Descriptions

All classes are 45 minutes. 

  • Cycle: Our classic ride mixing flat roads, hills and intervals.
  • H.I.I.T Circuit: high Intensity Interval Training: intervals using bodyweight and resistance equipment to train both your aerobic and anaerobic systems.
  • Hip Hop: dance workout that moves and grooves to hip hop music.
  • Muscle Pump: strength endurance workout that may use weights, bands, tubing, step, and stability ball for a total body workout.
  • Rhythm HIIT: high intensity interval class taught song to song (Not a dance class).
  • Rhythm Strength: muscle conditioning class taught song to song (Not a dance class).
  • Zumba: Latin-inspired dance workout centered around high energy music with multiple tempo changes.
  • Xtrain: Cross training using our new functional training room. You will alternate cycle cardio with full-body circuit training that includes using battle ropes, med balls, dumbbells, and sand-bells
  • Rise & Grind: A head-to-toe full body burn that combines dance cardio with interval-training techniques to boost your heart rate.
  • Club Cardio: A high-intensity dance-based cardio workout that will energize your mind, body, and spirit. 30 minutes of nonstop dancing ending in a mega mix finale followed by a series of glutes and abs.
  • Kickboxing: Non-contact martial-arts style cardio workout. ​
  • Bollywood Zumba: Cardio dance class to Bollywood hits.
  • Hatha Yoga: Appropriate for all levels. Incorporates slower-paced stretching and breathing exercises.
  • Pilates Mat: A more traditional mat class using the Pilates principles to create connection between body and brain.​
  • Pilates Barre: Pilates mat exercises combined with barre work for lower body.
  • Pilates Burn: Faster paced Pilates plus barre-style exercises to target thighs, glutes, and abdominals; no barre required!
  • Power Yoga: Emphasizes movement and stretching while synchronizing breathing to transition from one pose to the next
  • Yoga + Core: Hatha yoga that incorporates Pilates exercises for abdominal, back and hip strength.
  • Vinyasa: A style of yoga where breath is combined with movement to transition from one posture to the next and create a flow.
  • Beginner Yoga:

Class Schedule

Private Group Requests

Student and staff groups can schedule private Group Fitness classes for their friends, Quad, student organization, or even an office work group with 3 or more participants. Choose a group fitness class from among those listed on the current Group Fitness Schedule.


Classes can be conducted at our place or yours (on campus only)! All classes are 45 minutes in duration.

Onsite | $50

Onsite classes refer to virtual (Zoom) classes or spaces within Wilson Recreation Center, Brodie Recreation Center, Card Gym, Kville lawn, and the Edens Fitness Studio. Rec & P.E. will reserve these spaces ahead of the private class and equipment is provided.

Offsite | $65

We can come to your residence hall, office, classroom or alternative campus space. Space must be reserved ahead of time by the person or group requesting the private class. We are not able to provide equipment for classes held offsite.

Request a Private Group Class

Submit your interest through this form. A member of the Fitness & Wellness team will be in touch to confirm and provide additional information. 

For More Information

Contact the Fitness & Wellness team at or give us feedback on your Group Fitness experience!