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Opened in February 2010, the state-of-the-art Drexel Recreation Center is the fitness hub in University City. The Recreation Center is committed to providing a lasting and meaningful impact on the health and well-being of its members. The center serves as a symbol of Drexel University's commitment to the health of the community—both in body and mind. Cognizant of the importance of wellness and an active lifestyle, this 240,000 sq. ft. health and recreational complex promotes and encourages personal fitness, and lifelong health through diverse program offerings, including:

  • Group exercise
  • Fitness assessments
  • Equipment orientations
  • Personal training
  • Massage therapy
  • Nutrition programs
  • Wellness Resources
  • Aquatics
  • Certification classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Free equipment rentals

Programs at the Drexel Recreation Center will help you

  • Increase self-confidence and a feeling of physical well-being
  • Make positive lifestyle changes
  • Improve endurance, strength, balance, coordination and flexibility
  • Develop time-management skills
  • Reduce stress, frustration and anxiety
  • Have fun!