Group Exercise Class Locations

An RSVP is required for all classes. Passes are available for purchase to students, faculty, staff, and community members on the MindBody app. 

Our instructors are able to teach to all fitness levels, therefore, all class formats are designed to meet the needs of beginner, intermediate, and advanced participants.

All class formats are 40-minutes unless otherwise indicated.

Our certified instructors offer effective and safe workouts in a fun, friendly, and social atmosphere. Participants can improve their fitness, experience the GVSU community, and manage stress in a positive way. 


Class Locations

Outdoor Classes

Outdoor fitness area

Outdoor Fitness Area

Our primary Group Exercise class location! 

The complex is located on the North end of Campus, right next to the Kelly Family Sports Center (KTB) across, Lot E. The OFA is directly behind the tennis courts, so walk right past the sand volleyball and you will find us. 

Be on the lookout for our Recreation & Wellness signage to help you find this location. 

South complex map

Field 1 & 3 

The South Complex is located right between Field 2 and Field 3. 

Field 1 is nearest to the road, Field 3 is located just behind that. Follow the fence! 

Be on the lookout for our Recreation & Wellness signage to help you find this location. 

Back Four

Back Four Courtyard 

The affectionately named, Back Four, consists of the living centers - Kirkpatrick, Seidman, Swanson, and Stafford. The Back Four is located on the north east end of campus nestled into the cozy housing community surrounding Kleiner. 

This delightful courtyard area, equipped with tress, bike racks, and a pavilion can be found surrounded by the Back Four housing communities. 

Be on the lookout for our Recreation & Wellness signage to help you find this location. 

Fieldhouse Circle Drive

Fieldhouse Tent 

The Fieldhouse Tent on circle drive is located on the "pool side" of the fieldhouse.  

Just find the Circle Drive next to lot C, and you'll see our big blue and white tent!

(tent not pictured) 


Fieldhouse/Recreation Center Locations

Dance Studio - FH 160

Enter the Rec Center near Welcome Desk B (closest to the pool, furthest from Parking Lot F), and turn right. Pass the vending machines, and the Dance Studio will be the room on the right before the hallway splits. Look for the room with a blue door and frosted glass windows.

Instructional Fitness Studio (IFS) - D030

Enter the Rec Center near Welcome Desk A (near the glass walls, closest to Parking Lot F). Continue down the steps to the left, then make a right U-turn at the bottom of the steps. The IFS will be straight ahead with double wood doors.

Weight Room - B9

Enter the Rec Center near Welcome Desk B (closest to the pool, furthest from Parking Lot F), and turn right. Before you pass the vending machines, turn right into the hallway, then through the door to the stairs. Go down 2 flights of stairs, then turn right. Once you pass the racquetball courts, veer right at the fork and the door will be right there.


Kelly Family Sports Center

Multipurpose Room

The KTB is behind the Rec Center, directly next to the Baseball Field and the Sand Volleyball Courts. It has a white roof.  Once you enter and scan your GV ID, go down the stairs, and turn left. Fitness & Wellness classes are held in the Multipurpose Room, which will be on your right.


Housing Locations

Niemeyer (NMR) – Multipurpose Room 

NMR is located on South Campus, near the Connection and across from Lake Ontario Hall.  Enter in the main doors by the circle drive, and follow the curved hallway straight after entering. The Multipurpose Room is the large area in the back with the fireplace.

Holton Hooker Living Center (HHLC) – Multipurpose Room 

HHLC is located behind Fuel, Fresh Foods, and Mackinac Hall (MAC). Enter by Einstein’s Bagels, and turn right immediately to find the Multipurpose Room.


Downtown Class Locations

Winter Hall (205)

  • Please ring in for the class at Winter Hall!
  • Grand Valley State University, 32 Winter Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Raleigh J Finkelstein Hall (0-20)

  • Grand Valley State University, 500 Lafayette Ave. N.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503