THE AVERY AQUATIC CENTER, TENNIS COURTS, AND SCRA POOLS ARE NOW OPEN. ALL OTHER FACILITIES ON MAIN CAMPUS AND SRWC ARE CLOSED as a result of our current response to the COVID-19 crisis. We recognize that loosening up of restrictions across the state that you are anxious as we are to reopen the fitness centers. At this time, we are awaiting further guidance from the University Administration as to when we can open. When we do get permission to open, we will be announcing that immediately through our website, newsletter and social media channels. Click here to sign up for our newsletters.

Below this line is the historical information we are saving for later. See above for the most up-to-date information during COVID-19.

We strive to offer challenging and fun group fitness and recreation classes for everyone. Whether you are looking to try something new or you’re wanting to push it to the limits, we have something for every level of fitness. 

Sharpen your basketball skills, enjoy morning yoga sessions, build muscle with our personal trainers, or learn how to cartwheel in gymnastics. Our talented staff is here to help you through every step of your fitness journey. 

For group fitness classes, click here to learn more about the Cardinal Pass, Cardinal Cycling Pass, and Platinum Pass, which will give you access to our range of popular group courses. 

To view the full range of current quarter offerings and to purchase group fitness passes, click the button below. 

Learn More About Our Programs

Fitness 101

New to the gym and/or Stanford Recreation & Wellness facilities? Come to Fitness 101 to learn more about our fitness center’s equipment, amenities, and more!

We have Fitness 101 on Tuesdays at 12:00pm in the ACSR weight room and Wednesdays at 12:00pm in the AOERC weight room.


Stanford students, Faculty/Staff and Stanford Community are eligible to participate in the Group Fitness Program. Stanford Community members are Dependents 18 and older, Spouses, Hospital Employees who have purchased an Athletic Access Card, Alums who have purchased an Alumni Membership, Retirees, or Partners of a Student, Faculty or Staff.

BeWell Berries

Eligible faculty and staff on campus can earn BeWell Berries by participating in our fitness programs. All benefits-eligible employees can earn a $100 (taxable) incentive for completing six Berries between January 6 and November 30, 2020.

After completing your SHALA, you can start to earn Berries from various departments on campus, including Recreation & Wellness. BeWell Participants can earn two Berries from any of our group fitness passes and one Berry from our recreational classes.

For more information about BeWell Berries, including FAQs and other ways to earn Berries, visit this page.


Rec Programs Staff
(650) 736-9157

Stanford RWC Rec Programs Staff
(650) 497-1644