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The Fitness Center is located on the east side of Carnesecca Arena. You may enter the Fitness Center from the lower level of Carnesecca Arena. A valid St. John's ID Card is required.
Fitness Center Info
Lower Level of Carnesecca Arena
Fitness Center Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
View the Spring 2017 Group Exercise Schedule
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|9 a.m.||Yoga - Theresa|
|11 a.m.||Yoga - Isabella|
|Noon||Ballet Barre - Isabella||Zumba - Diana||Yoga - Theresa|
|1 p.m.||Zumba Step - Diana|
|2 p.m.||Ballet Barre - Isabella|
|3 p.m.||Yoga - Dena||Butt & Gut - Keren||Butt & Gut - Keren||Bellydance - Sharmila|
|Zumba - Diana|
|4 p.m.||Zumba - Jennifer||Zumba - Diana||Yoga - Dena||Yoga - Theresa||Zumba - Jennifer|
|5 p.m.||Spin & Sculpt - Agnes||Spin & Sculpt - Agnes||POP Pilates - Sabrina||Zumba - Jennifer|
|6 p.m.||Bootcamp - Keren||Yoga - Dena||Arms & Abs - Keren||Hard Core - Aaron||Bootcamp - Angel|
|7 p.m.||Hard Core - Aaron||Tone Up! - Darby||Spin & Sculpt - Darby||Boxing - Andre|
|8 p.m.||Boxing - Aaron||Hip-Hop - Owin||Bootcamp - John||Hip Hop - Andre|
|9 p.m.||Hard Core - Angel||Zumba - Jennifer||Blacklight Spin - Angel|
View the Spring 2017 Group Exercise Class Descriptions (PDF)
Yoga: A combination of relaxation, breathing techniques and exercise, which combats stress and helps circulation and movement of the joints. Open to all levels
Ballet Barre: Ballet Barre infuses ballet technique with resistance exercises to develop lean, flexible muscles at a creative and musical pace. Barre targets the core, legs, feet, butt, and arms while improving balance and flexibility. No prior ballet experience is needed and ballet skills have been found to translate seamlessly in athletic pursuits.
Arms & Abs: An upbeat strength class where we target our core and upper body.
Black light Spin: An exercise program that utilizes a specially designed stationary bicycle and a series of cycling movements that provides the participant with both a physical and a mental workout—takes place in dance room with black lights!
Spin and Sculpt: This class combines cycling with total body sculpting for a fun mix of high/lo cardio combos, drills and muscle conditioning. Torch fat and gain lean muscle in this fun class!
Boxing:Using the elements and fundamentals of boxing to provide a vigorous workout.
BellyDance:A dynamic art form incorporating a wide array of styles and movements from the classical traditions of numerous Middle Eastern cultures that gets the blood moving with an invigorating total body warm-up and toning exercises.
Zumba:A dance fitness program based on international rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness experience.
Zumba Step: Zumba Step increases cardio and calorie burning, while adding moves that define and sculpt your core and legs. This class combines the awesome toning and strengthening power of Step aerobics, with the fun fitness-party that only Zumba brings to the dance-floor.
Bootcamp: A challenging cardio and strength training combination focused on fat burn and muscle tone.
Hip-Hop: This class teaches a dance routine that integrates various Hip-Hop and street styles to dancers of all levels and experiences.
Butt and Gut: To tone and shape up! A class to target the abdominals, legs, and glutes.
Tone Up!: A full body workout that will challenge every muscle. Strengthen and sculpt your body using Dumbbells, bars, and your own body weight
POP Pilates: POP Pilates is a total body, equipment-free workout that sculpts a rock solid core and a lean dancer's body like nothing else can. It's a dance on the mat to your favorite pop hits, bringing Pilates to the next level.
Hard Core: This class consists of hardcore abdominal work. It focuses on toning and defining the abs and strengthening the back to improve posture and core strength.
The Personal Training program offers you to have one-on-one sessions with a qualified personal trainer. The team of personal trainers will design a customized fitness program, and provide the motivation needed to accomplish your fitness goals.
For complete information, please visit the Personal Training page.
- A valid St. Johns University ID card is required for admission to all recreation facilities.
- Guests are not permitted to use St. Johns facilities.
- Alcohol and drug use is not permitted in any recreation facility.
- Smoking is not permitted in Carnesecca Hall or on any recreational fields.
- Proper athletic attire must be worn in all recreation facilities. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the facility. Proper attire includes: sweatpants; jogging suits or gym shorts; t-shirt or sweatshirt; sneakers.
- No one will be permitted to leave their clothes or book bags in the gym or hallways. There are locker rooms and mini lockers to secure your belongings.
- Spectators may not enter the main gym floor wearing shoes, boots, or jeans. Spectators may observe the activity from the bleachers.
- During Campus Recreation contests, only those participating may be on the gym floor. Others may not infringe on this space. This includes during play, time-outs, and between halves.
- Sneakers and rubber-soled cleats (no metal) may be worn on the outdoor fields.
- No food or beverages, other than water, are allowed in any recreation facility or on any recreational field.
- ID cards must be carried at all times. If you do not have an ID card you will not be permitted to access any of the recreation facilities.
* Failure to present an ID card when requested by a university faculty or staff member is a violation of the code of conduct and subjects the holder to disciplinary action (suspension). Please see the Student Handbook.
The development of sportsman-like behavior is one of the goals of Campus Recreation. Individual or team competitors must be able to accept defeat without blaming others. Officials, intramural event supervisors or representatives, teammates and opponents all deserve each other’s respect and courteous behavior.
Participants must realize that these are not varsity sports and there are no professional coaches or officials. The following rules regarding sportsmanship will be enforced:
- A team is responsible for the actions of its individual team members and for spectators directly associated with the team.
- Harassment of the officials, program supervisors, and other players will not be tolerated.
- Abusive language, verbal harassment or threats, physical harassment, striking, or intentionally pushing another participant, official or supervisor will not be tolerated.
- Unsportsmanlike behavior may result in an initial warning, a penalty, technical foul, or ejection from the facility, game or contest. Players or teams may be dropped from the Intramural event, tournament or league, and/or future events.
- Protests concerning the judgment of officials will not be considered. Therefore, their calls are not open to debate. Questions regarding rule interpretations can be made before or after a game or during a time-out.
- Malicious behavior, such as striking another participant will result in immediate dismissal from the facility or event, and from future Campus Recreation events.
- Spectators are also responsible for behaving in a sportsmanlike manner. Anyone exhibiting improper behavior will be asked to leave the facility.
All students, faculty, staff, and administrators currently enrolled or employed at St. John’s University and presenting a validated ID card may use any recreational facility during recreation hours or participate in any of the intramural events or activities. Any individual who is currently a varsity athlete shall be ineligible to take part in the sport or related sport in which he or she is currently competing. Each student participating is responsible for his or her own eligibility. Any player using an assumed name or another individual’s ID card shall be barred from participating in any event offered by Campus Recreation for that school year.
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All recreational facilities are under the supervision and control of building managers, Public Safety, and Campus Recreation personnel. Any person on the premises without a validated St. John’s ID card will be removed from campus. Any person caught stealing will be prosecuted. If any other building user observes looting or stealing in progress, please alert any Campus Recreation personnel or Public Safety. Let us work together to protect each other. Please report any illegal or criminal behavoir. We appreciate your help.