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Welcome to RecFit!

Welcome to Recreational Sports & Fitness! We can not wait to see all new and returning students here in the fitness centers, aquatics center, fitness programs and sports programs. No matter how you choose to stay active, we have something for you!

If you are a new student at American University, please take a moment to complete your online fitness center registration (found here) before your first visit. As long as you are enrolled in classes, there is no extra cost for you to activate your membership!

Happy Halloween! Pups and Pumpkins Friday, Oct 29

Join us on the Quad from 2-4pm on Oct 29 for some early Halloween treats. Paint a pumpkin, grab a snack, or cheer on your favorite pup in the dog costume contest. Everyone is welcome at the event, no dog required. But, if you would like to have your dog participate, check out our Special Events page to register your dog. 

Pups and Pumpkins

Programs & Services

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Club Sports

With over 25 club sports teams to choose from, students can stay competitive in their favorite sports.

Club Sports Offered

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Group Exercise

Group X is back in person! Check out all our fitness offerings like Cycle, Yoga, and Zumba.

View the schedule

Co-ed Basketball Team with Championship shirts

Intramural Sports

Compete against other AU students in a variety of sport tournaments and leagues.

How to Register

Wellness Journal

Wellness Journal

Find a wide variety of resources to help you stay healthy and well this semester.

Download the Journal