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Fitness

There are many fitness opportunities on campus including weekly fitness classes*, a wide variety of club sports and intramurals

Fitness Facilities

Dana Athletic Center

The Dana Athletic Center is our state-of-the-art, 118,000-square-foot fitness facility. With a 10,000 square-feet of weight room and cardio spaces, an aquatics center, and field house, students have several indoor options for fitness and recreation.

Wellness Studio-for residential students

Located in the basement of Slade Hall, the Wellness Studio features:

  • Weekly fitness and stress reduction classes
  • Yoga mats and blocks
  • Pilates mats and rings
  • resistance bands
  • TV/DVD system for students’ personal fitness DVDs

Student organizations may reserve the studio for practices. For more information, contact Jessica Greher Traue at 781.891.2947 or jtraue@bentley.edu.

General Outdoor facilities

Students are welcome to use the track and field, recreational basketball courts and beach volleyball court for impromptu play. Those enrolled in intramurals utilize some of the outdoor athletic fields for play. Students also access to the Robert Treat Paine Estate and hiking trails at the intersection of Beaver and Forest Streets.

Racquetball Courts-for residential students

The racquetball court is located in Slade Hall and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Equipment is available to borrow. In additiona to racquetball, the court is also used for Wallyball.  It can only be reserved for special events. To reserve the court contact Jessica Greher-Traue at jtraue@bentley.edu at least one week in advance.

Fitness and Stress Reduction Classes

During the academic year, we offer 9 to 12- week, one-hour fitness and stress reduction classes at a minimal cost for residential students which is based on the number of weeks classes meet. Advance registration is required through MyBentley and you are guaranteed a spot each week. All classes take place in the Wellness Studio in Slade Hall. All levels are welcome as modifications are offered, and yoga equipment is available for students to use during class.

Class Schedule and Registration

Residential students are emailed infromation about registration at the beginning of each semester.  Registration is conducted through mybentley. A credit card is required. Class registration is first- come, first-served and classes are non-refundable. Clas cost is determned by the number of weeks the class meets. This is why one class may cost $50 and another $55. The Fall class schedule will be posted in late August and Winter/Spring schedule posted in January.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

DayClassTimeDescription          Cost

     Sundays

Zumba

7:30pm

Ditch the workout and join this latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party™!  Come check out the Zumba phenomenon that's moving millions of people towards joy and heath! All fitness levels are welcome!

$55.00

Mondays

One H.I.I.T. Wonder

7:00pm-7:50pm

High Intensity Interval Training is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines strength training with cardio designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.

$55.00

Mondays

Buns, Guns and Core

8:00pm-8:50pm

This intense class focusses on toning.  Modifications for all levels are provided. Using body weight and bands, exercises will focus on strengthening and toning core, arms, and legs.

$55.00

 

Wednesdays

Vinyasa Flow

6:30pm

Ashtanga-based flow yoga where participants move through dynamic sequences of poses linking breath and movement to open the body. It builds strength and flexibility while calming the mind. Modifications and variations will be taught. All levels welcome!

$55.00

*Wednesdays*

***Alternate Zumba will open only if Sunday sells out

8:00pm-8:50pm

Ditch the workout and join this latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party™!  Come check out the Zumba phenomenon that's moving millions of people towards joy and heath! All fitness levels are welcome!

$55.00

Fridays

Vinyasa Flow

3:30pm-4:20pm

Ashtanga-based flow yoga where participants move through dynamic sequences of poses linking breath and movement to open the body. It builds strength and flexibility while calming the mind. Modifications and variations will be taught. All levels welcome!

$50.00