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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?

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

FREE Week!
Interested in learning more about a class before your sign-up? FREE TRX, Bootcamp, Kettlebell, Functional Fitness, and H2O Fit classes will be offered Monday, January 7- Saturday, January 12; see class dates and time below under each class (e.g. TRX for days/times)

Well Fit U - New!

Start the New Year by creating a New You - a You that feels well and fit!

Say goodbye to New Year workout programs that don't last past the first week! Join our 8-week accountability program featuring nutrition and fitness coaching. Through seminars, workouts, and group and individual consultations, you will gain the knowledge and motivation needed to create the healthiest version of yourself. You will have access to all specialty Bootcamp classes while building a community to help keep you accountable to achieve your personal goals!

January 14 - March 4;  Students: $150 Members: $200 Nonmembers: $325 

What’s included?
  • Nutrition Coaching
  • Specialty Bootcamp Classes
  • Accountability Check-ins
  • Fitbook
  • Increased Energy and more!

FitPass

DePaul Students and Ray Members - get serious about fitness in 2019! ​Gain unlimited access to all TRX, Bootcamp, Kettlebell, Functional Fitness, H2O Fit and selected Yoga classes with the FitPass! You will have access to 20+ specialty fitness classes per week, for ten weeks - that's over 200 classes per week! Only 50 passes will be sold. Attend as many classes as you'd like; try them all!

Want to try before you buy?
Check out  the above classes during our free 'try before you buy' week Monday, January 7- Saturday, January 12​
Participation will be permitted on a first come, first served basis.

Winter Quarter Dates: Monday, January 13-Saturday, March 23
Sign-up before January 13 and save!
DePaul students: $95
Ray members*: $350
Sign up after January 13
DePaul students: $150
Ray members*: $425
Blue members may attend classes only during Blue member access hours

Small Group Functional Training- New!

Taught by a Campus Recreation Personal Trainer, this is a challenging total body workout incorporating high and low intensity drills using our functional training equipment. Functional fitness training will enhance core stability and prepare participants to perform sports-specific and activities of daily life more easily and without injuries. Class will meet on the south end of the track, located on the fourth floor.

​Tuesday/Thursday: Noon - 12:45 pm
Session One: Tuesday, January 15-Thursday, February 14
Session Two: Tuesday, February 19-Thursday, March 21
Members: $75 per session 
Non-members: $115 per session

Tuesday/Thursday 6-6:45 pm
Session One; Tuesday, January 15-Thursday, February 15​
Session Two: Tuesday, February 19-Thursday, March 21
Members: $75 per session
Non-members: $115  per session

Bootcamp

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! 

Winter Break
Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday
6:30 - 7:30 am
December 3 - 21
Members $75, Nonmembers $115

Winter Quarter New class times!

Option 1: Morning and Evening
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 6:30-7:15 am; Monday/Wednesday: 6:30-7:15 pm
Saturday 10-10:45 am 
Session One: Monday, January 14-Saturday, February 16
Session Two: Monday, February 18-Saturday, March 23
Members $105; Nonmembers ​$145 per session

Option 2: Morning
Tuesday/Thursday: 7-7:45 am; Saturday; 10-10:45 am
Session One: Monday, January 14-Saturday, February 16
Session Two: Monday, February 18-Saturday, March 23
Members $95; Nonmembers $135 per session

Option 3: Unlimited per week   *BEST VALUE!*
Attend any of the above class times!
Members $150; Nonmembers $215 per session

TRX

Learn the basic principles of TRX suspension training. TRX Fit will increase total-body flexibility, mobility and stability all while engaging your core. TRX Fit is a conditioning class that combines intervals of bodyweight suspension exercises with a combination of traditional plyometric exercises. 

Monday/Wednesday,/Friday: 5:30-6:15 pm and Saturday: 9-9:45 am
Session One: Monday, January 14 - Saturday, February 16
Session Two: Monday, February 18 - Saturday, March 23
Members: $85 per session
Non​members: $125 per session

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H2O Fit

​Let's take cross-fit to the water! We will train to the extreme using calisthenics and weight equipment designed for water, running, jumping and emphasizing decreasing stress on the joints. Simplicity, intensity, and that everything is measurable are some of a variety of reasons to why you should give it a try!

Friday; 9-10 am
Session One: January 18-February 15
Session Two: February 22-March 22
Members: $55 per session
Nonmembers: $95​ per session

Kettlebell - New!

Kettlebell is an introductory class that will teach you the basic movements of Kettlebell exercises. These exercises build strength, cardiovascular endurance, power, and increase grip strength-all while engaging the entire body.

Monday/​Wednesday; 11:30 am - 12:15pm​
Session One: Monday, January 14-Wednesday, February 13
Session Two: Monday, February 18-Wednesday, March 20​
Members: $45 per session
Nonmembers: $65 per session

Endurance Training

​Build an aerobic base and functional strength while working on your technique in the swim, bike, run arenas. Get ready for your next or your first ultra, tri, century ride, marathon, swimming event or just stay in top shape.  We will push your comfort zone and you will be rewarded with the camaraderie that comes with suffering with your fellow athlete.  This class is for any athlete looking for an edge or looking just to maintain fitness.  Racing is not a required but having the ability to swim 50 yds straight is. We will be using the pool, track, outdoors, cycle studio, and other items at our discretion to make sure you never get bored. 

Tuesday/Thursday
Tuesday, January 15 - Thursday, March 20
6:30-7:30 am
Members $162; Nonmembers $215

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! 

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

Members:

6 month package - $405

1 month package - $75

Nonmembers:

6 month package - $675​

1 month package - $125


Mindfulness Based Stress Relief (MBSR)

Are you looking to support your physical workout with some mental exercise or find more focus within your day? Become mindful, meditate and develop your tools for a life of peaceful existence and ability to find joy. This class is an 8-week exploration of a research-based Mindfulness approach for incorporation into and enhancement of your lifestyle.


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 Danielle Arens

Yoga/Pilates Class Offerings

Are you interested in the development of the mind/body connection while strengthening and toning? Then it's time to to take it to a new level in our Yoga and Pilates classes. Visit our Yoga and Pilates​ page to find out about course offerings! 

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. 
We offer individualized training for most sports as well as group training for some. Contact Danielle Arens for details. ​