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Loop Fitness Center

The Fitness Center (located in the basement of CDM) access is free to all enrolled DePaul students and faculty/staff. Make sure to bring your ID to access the facilities. The Fitness Center houses cardio and weight equipment and the Fitness Studio offers space for stretching, resistance training, and classes, including Yoga, Mat Pilates, and Muscle Work. 


  • Monday - Thursday:  8 am - 10 pm 
  • Friday: 8 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

The Fitness Center and Studio are closed on DePaul holidays and days when the CDM building is closed.

Orientation sessions are offered by appointment Monday – Friday; sessions are 30 minutes long.  To make an appoinment or ask other questions, email

Several types of orientation are offered or we can provide a combination that is useful for you: 
  • Basic fitness center orientation is designed especially for beginners or those new to working out. We provide an overview for the whole facility, cover the usage of cardio machines, selectorized strength machines, and functional training equipment, as well as discuss stretching and/or foam rolling basics.
  •  Cardiovascular equipment orientation is ideal for an individual who is looking for a quick introduction to common cardio equipment and an explanation of training settings on the equipment.
  • Functional equipment orientation is designed for individuals who would like an introduction to the functional equipment available including kettlebells, TRX, dumbbells, and the SYNRGY functional training station.
  • Selectorized strength equipment orientation is ideal for individuals who want a brief introduction to various selectorized pieces and are interested in learning the specific muscle groups  that each may target.
Are you interested in jump-starting or exploring ways to enhance your fitness routine? Set up sessions with a personal trainer for individual, partner, or small group training in the Loop Fitness Center and Studio. For more information, contact Danielle Arens.