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Fitness Center

The Rockefeller University Fitness Center is a free gym provided to all individuals who have official affiliations with the University and is located on the sixth floor of Founder’s Hall. Access can be gained by filling out the Fitness Center waiver form and returning it to the Security desk on the first floor of Founder’s Hall. From free weights to cardio equipment, the gym contains several options to fit everyone’s fitness needs. Locker rooms provide showers and in-transit storage.

Weight training equipment includes:

  • Free weights
  • Squat rack
  • Squat press
  • Incline/flat bench
  • Preacher curl bench
  • Reverse Hyper Bench
  • Press/Pulldown
  • Bench press
  • Leg extension/curl
  • Bicep curl
  • Shoulder machine
  • Calf machine
  • Fly machine
  • Cables


  • Treadmills
  • Elliptical crosstrainers
  • Stair climbers
  • Stationary bikes
  • Rowing machine
  • Spin bikes


Class Schedule

11-12: Hip Hop
5:30-6:45: *Interval Training with Liz

12-1: Stretch with Sosa
1-2: Yoga with Katheryn
4:30-5:30: *Spinning with Liz
5:30-6:30: Sculpt & Tone with Isaiah
11-12: Hip Hop
12-1: Stretch with Margaret
5:30-6:30: Spinning with Erin

: Stretch with Sosa
4:30-6: *Spinning with Liz
5:30-6:45: Aerobics Training with Liz


45 minutes of cycling to high energy music. Please contact Liz at for more details.

*Interval Training 45 minute class includes: warm up, 3 intervals of cardio drills, 3 recovery periods with upper and lower body toning. Class ends with core strength work and yoga inspired stretches.

For any questions regarding the gym, please contact Human Resources at x8300 or

Additional RU resources include the Tennis Courts and the squash courts. For information regarding these, please contact Security at x8506.

Gym Use Rules