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Specialty Fitness Classes

These fee-based classes provide individualized attention, unique challenges, and a community atmosphere. Check out class descriptions and registration dates below.

Register at The Ray Membership Services desk, online or through The Ray at DePaul app! For details on how to get a user name and password and download the app, go to the Registration page.

Have questions about classes?

Visit our policies to learn about membership restrictions, class cancellations and refund requests.

Fall Quarter Registration
  • Member registration opens online and in person Wednesday, August 23 at noon.
  • Non-member registration opens online and in person Wednesday, August 30 at noon.

Women on Weights - NEW!

​This course is designed to include lessons on equipment, resistance training methods, and effective fitness goal setting while allowing participants to create and begin their own resistance training program. The majority of the course will take place in the weight room - training! Beginners and experienced weightlifters welcome!


Wednesday, 10/18-11/15

12 – 1pm

Members: $50, non-members: $67.50

Boxing Circuit - New!

Join Instructor Efrain from Boxing Bootcamp, for his hour-long specialty boxing class. Dive deeper into shadow boxing, foot and hand technique and mitt work. This class is guaranteed to make you sweat and improve your boxing skills.  

Sunday, Oct 22 – November 19

12:30 – 1:30pm

Member: $60, non-member: $80


This high intensity, full-body workout is designed to build a fit, lean body and decrease body fat. With circuit-style routines to help kick start your cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises, each class is designed with its own unique challenges to push your body to its’ limits! 

Fall Quarter
Session I: September 11 - October 13
Session II: October 16 - November 17

Members $86, non-members $125

Register and save with our new 10 week option
Members $162,  non-member  $240

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 6-6:45 am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 7-7:45 am

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

Do you have limited time to HIIT the gym but want to get in great shape? High intensity interval training is an effective full-body workout that includes strength and cardio intervals. All levels welcome, modifications provided. Classes meet in Studio D, on the third floor near the basketball courts. Sign up for one or two days/week: you must specify day and time at registration.

Fall Quarter

Session I: September 11 - October 13
Session II: October 16 - November 17

Once a week: $40 members; $65 non-members
Twice a week: $60 members; $85 non-members

​Monday,  Wednesday or Friday:   12 - 12:30 pm  


Purchase a FitPass that allows access to all the Fitness Training classes fall quarter! Purchase on The Ray App, online or at member services.
Pass is valid fo all HIIT, Boot Camp, H2O Fit, and TRX classes (first come first served based on equipment availability)

Fall quarter FitPass dates are Monday, September 11-Friday, November 17.

Mama Fit

Do you want to lose excess baby weight, stay active with your children and meet other moms in the process? If so, Mama Fit is for you!

This is not your ordinary stroller class! Designed to not only help you lose your baby weight, but also to take your body to the next fitness level. Each class will challenge your body while you have fun doing it! The workouts combine strength, cardio, flexibility and endurance in a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) format. Meet other moms, work hard and have the benefit of our caregivers coming along for the ride. This is the ultimate workout for moms of all levels! 

*This class takes place at Lincoln Park Zoo (meet by the sea lions) through October

Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 9:30-10:30  am ​​



6 month package - $405

1 month package

    1 child $75

    2 children $80

    3+ children $90

Non Member

6 month package - $675

1 month package

    1 child $125

    2 children $130

    3+ children $140


TRX training uses a suspension training system that utilizes body weight and gravity to develop strength, flexibility, core stability, balance and coordination. TRX is adaptable to all fitness levels and provides a unique conditioning challenge. Classes meet in Studio D on the third floor near the basketball courts.

Session 1: September, 14 - October, 12
Session 2: October 19 - November 16 

Thursday, 12 - 12:45pm
Member: $40, non-member $65

H2O Fitness

Take Crossfit to the water in this low-impact, high-intensity class! Participants will run thorough cardio and resistance exercises to help build strength and endurance. This is a great program for people new to exercise or for hard-core exercisers who need to give their joints a break!

Friday, 9-10 am
Member $40, non-member $65
Session One: September 15-October 13
Session Two: October 20-November 17

Loop Fitness Studio Fitness Classes

Loop Fitness classes are open to current DePaul students, faculty and staff! While you're downtown, take some time during your lunch to move and join us in the new Fitness Studio for low impact fitness classes! With these classes, you have the ability to sign up for 2 days a week, unlimited access to all the classes or drop in as your schedule permits. 

For additional information, contact Stephanie Punda or 773-325-4514.

Specialized Sports Training (currently basketball and soccer; contact us for other sports)

Do you want to help your young basketball or soccer player elevate their skills? Our specialized sports training provides individualized attention by an experienced coach. Players will run through drills and learn techniques to improve their play. 

Day and time negotiable. Contact Courtney Griffin​ via email or at (773) 325-4562  to set up a time. 
Price for five 60-minute sessions:
Member $180, non-member $200.