We offer supervised fitness training on a total of 1,050 square meters with around 60 endurance machines and 125 strength training stations. In addition to treadmills and ellipitical crosstrainers, we also have recumbent bicycles and rowing machines for you to train your endurance. The Spinner® bikes in the cardio room can be used both during the Spinning® courses and open training. Our strength training area offers equipment to get started with training and more advanced fitness equipment. Additionally, we have a large free weight area in the RWTH GYM, HUMAN SPORT™ circuit training, and a functional training area. Here you can train with the TRX® suspension trainer among other equipment. The training options in the RWTH GYM are rounded out with areas for mobility and stabilization training.
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You are required to bring the following to your first training and all subsequent trainings: registration confirmation; clean, exclusively indoor gym shoes; an athletic top with shortsleeve sleeves; and a clean handtowel that is at least 50 x 100cm. When using the fitness training card or early training card for the first time, please bring your personal ID and student ID.
Please register at the service desk before each training session using your fitness training card or early training card. Additionally, you can make use of the service to register with your BlueCard or FH Card. The RWTH GYM and University Sports Center does not accept liability in case of loss of the BlueCard or FH Card.
We recommend bringing a large padlock to lock your personal items, or rather a second, large padlock to lock your valuables at the RWTH GYM. You may only use the water dispenser with a plastic bottle that has an at least 4cm opening and a maximum height of 22cm.
You can find further information and user instructions in the RWTH GYM Golden Rules.
Special Participation Requirements
In order to take adavantage of open training and further courses in the RWTH GYM you must possess the appropriate card and a valid fitness training card or early training card.
Opening Hours and Facility Closures
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Opening hours during public holidays and events. Subject to change!
|Public Holiday/Event||Day of the Week||From||To|
|October 3, 2017 German Unification Day||Tuesday||3pm||10pm|
|October 31, 2017 Reformation Day||Tuesday||3pm||10pm|
|November 1, 2017 All Saints' Day||Wednesday||3pm||10pm|
|December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve||Sunday||closed|
|December 25, 2017 Christmas Day||Monday||closed|
|December 26, 2017 Christmas Day||Tuesday||closed|
|December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve||Sunday||closed|
|January 1, 2018 New Year's Day||Monday||closed|
|February 6, 2018 University Sports Show||Tuesday||10am||5pm|
|February 8, 2018 Women's Carnival Day||Thursday||closed|
|February 12, 2018 Rose Monday||Monday||closed|
|March 30, 2018 Good Friday||Friday||3pm||10pm|
|April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday||Sunday||3pm||10pm|
|April 2, 2018 Easter Monday||Monday||3pm||10pm|