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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.

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.

Summer Quarter

Session Two: July 24-August 29 (no class August 14, 16)
Once a week: $35 members; $60 non-members
Twice a week: $60 members; $80 non-members
Monday:  9 - 9:30 am;   12 - 12:30 pm  
Wednesday:  9 - 9:30 am; 12 - 12:30 pm  

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) during the summer. 

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


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! 

Summer Quarter
Session Two: July 25 - Sept 1 (no class August 14-17)
Members $65, non-members $105
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 6-6:45 am
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 7-7:45 am

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.


Purchase a FitPass that allows access to all the Fitness Training classes spring 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)

The FitPass is available during the academic year.

Triathlon Training - Phase 3

Designed for the novice racer and competitive athlete. This course involves education and implementation on racing technique, specific training regimens for all distances, and nutrition. The class is designed to further develop your training knowledge and harness your ability to be in top racing form. Basic swimming skills required. Wednesday classes will meet in the pool.
Tuesday and Wednesday; 6:15-7:15 am
June 13 - July 26th  
Member $100, non member $230

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga Workshops

KO Yoga Paddle program is designed as an introduction to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and yoga fitness on a paddleboard. The KO Paddle program is suitable for beginners looking to become comfortable on a paddleboard for summer or for proficient paddlers looking to incorporate yoga and fitness to their routine. The classes will be advanced as needed. Participants can expect to feel invigorated, confident, stronger, and more comfortable on the water. Basic swimming skills are needed for each participant.


Tuesday, 9:30 -10:30 am or Thursday, 8-9 pm

Drop In Classes: Member $20, Non-Member $25 
Through June 8; class meets in The Ray pool

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.

Active Adult Conditioning - NEW!

Whether you are an experienced exerciser or new to fitness, join others age 50 or better and prove age is just a number. Classes are designed to increase flexibility and cardiovascular endurance and improve muscle tone.

Session 2
July 28 -  September 1 (no class August 18)
Friday, 9- 10 am 
Member $35, Non-member $60

BOSU Training - NEW!

Learn how to use both sides of the BOSU to train all components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility while engaging multiple muscle groups and improving balance and coordination. 

Session 2
July 25 - Aug 29 (no class August 15)
Tuesday, 9- 10 am 
Member $35, Non-member $60