Group Fitness and Gym Discounts

Group fitness at West Campus or Med Campus, or visit a Gym.

Group Fitness

Sumers Recreation Center fitness staff are working with the COVID Monitoring Team to determine when it is safe to provide facility access to faculty and staff. We encourage you to visit their COVID-19 Operations page for full information on modified operations and updates to existing policies.

Summer 2021: Outdoor BearFit classes are available for anyone with WUSTL Key access! No membership required. Learn more and register!

Virtual fitness classes are available on WashU Rec’s YouTube page. Complimentary online fitness consultations via ZOOM are available for employees who want guidance on how to stay active during this time.  Login at > click ‘Programs’ > click ‘Fitness Consultations’ to sign up.

Employee Group Fitness Classes

As part of our 8ight Ways to Wellness, Wellness Connection partners with the Sumers Recreation Center to make it easier for employees to exercise before, during and after the work day. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the employee group fitness classes are cancelled until further notice.

Class Schedule

Current series cancelled.

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Sumers Recreation Center: Danforth Campus

Staff wellness at WashU Rec    Memberships Phone: 314-935-4619

Hope to see you here

The Sumers Recreation Center welcomes the entire WashU community, including staff and faculty. Hear from WashU staff members about their experiences using Sumers Rec.

Programming for you

WashU Rec offers programming to fit a variety fo fitness and wellness interests. Hear from WashU students and staff about their involvement in the WashU Rec community.

Finding your way

Not working on the Danforth campus? Getting to the Sumers Recreation Center might be easier than you think! Sumers Rec not only has a variety of nearby parking options for those with and without permits, but it is also easily accessible by public transit or bicycle.

Gym Membership Discounts

The following gym and fitness facilities offer a membership discount for Washington University employees. Be sure to have your active WashU employee identification available during the time of enrollment. Washington University has no contractual agreement with these facilities and does not manage the discounts offered. If you have a contact at your local fitness facility who would like to offer a discount, please have them contact and we would be happy to include them on this list.

In light of the increased threat of COVID-19 Virus, please contact your gym for current operating hours.

Center of Clayton

Club Fitness

  • To learn more about this discount, view flyer or Club Fitness website. Offer available online only.

    Forward Fitness

    Glove Up Fitness STL


      • To learn more about this discount, view flyer or GymGuyz website.
      • For membership and discount questions, call 314-526-0600.

      MOVE by BJC: School of Medicine Campus

      • To learn more about this discount, view flyer or MOVE by BJC website.
      • MOVE by BJC is currently offering a $10/month Virtual Membership with a variety of class offerings.
      • For membership and discount questions, call 314-286-0525.

      Pure Barre Fitness: Des Peres

      Pure Barre Fitness: Ladue and Central West End locations

      Steel Wheels Indoor Cycling


        Wellbridge Athletic Club and Spa: Clayton

        Xtra Mile Fitness

        YMCA: Greater St. Louis

        Yoga 108

        • To learn more about this discount, view flyer or Yoga 108 website.
        • Yoga 108 is currently offering virtual classes. View the flyer or website for more information.
        • For membership and discount questions, email