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GGAC Fitness Centre Gym

This 22,000 sq/ft state of the art Fitness Centre Gym has a wide variety of cardio and strength equipment.  In addition, there is the Connexus functional training station, open/free space, stretch machines, core mats, and small equipment available for lend at the Fitness Centre desk.  

Get access to the Fitness Centre Gym with the  NRG Fitness Membership or Day-Pass

Introducing the 'NRG Zone' - our new small-scale, sensory reduced studio - see NRG Zone Features below.

NRG Zone logo Drop-in Hours

Hours will resume in September
Below is a sample of Fall Hours  
No registration required. NRG Members just show up during below scheduled times

 Day

Women's-Only

Staff/Faculty/Grad Students

Open

Monday 7-9am / 8-10pm 12-1pm  9-11am / 1-2pm / 6-8pm
Tuesday 6-8pm n/a  8-10pm
Wednesday 7-9am 12-1pm  9-11am / 1-2pm / 8-10pm
Thursday 6-8pm n/a  8-10pm
Friday 7-9am / 4-7pm 12-1pm  9-11am / 7-9pm
Saturday 12-3pm n/a  n/a
Sunday 4-7pm n/a  7-10pm

 

Strength Equipment

Strength equipment ranges from selectorized weight stack to plate-loaded machinery.  Members must wipe down all equipment after use.

Strength Equipment

Strength equipment ranges from selectorized weight stack to plate-loaded machinery.  Members must wipe down all equipment after use.

Guelph Gryphons Fitness Centre...

In September 2016, the University of Guelph opened the newly renovated Fitness Centre after 12 years of planning.  This 23,000 sq/ft state of the art Fitness Centre has a wide variety of cardio and strength equipment.  In addition, there is the Connexus functional training station, open/free space, stretch machines, core mats, and small equipment available for lend at the Fitness Centre desk.  

Mezzanine

Additional Cardio Equipment is located in the mezzanine which is also open to Fitness Centre users.  This space is also a dedicated personal training space.  

Six Squat Racks

Squat racks and deadlift platforms are located towards the rear in our heavyweight section, with dumbbells and additional free weight barbells and landmines.

Cardio Equipment

Cardio equipment is located on the main floor and mezzanine – predominantly Matrix with technology-enabled screens to watch TV, Netflix, and track workouts, as well as a variety of other specialized pieces such as a standing ski erg, self-driven treadmills, rope pulls, Jacob’s ladder, tire flip & more!

NRG Acronym

'NRG' acronym stands for: NUTURE, RECREATE, GEAR UP

Strength Equipment
Guelph Gryphons Fitness Centre...
Mezzanine
Six Squat Racks
Cardio Equipment
NRG Acronym

Get access the GGAC Fitness Centre Gym with your NRG Fitness Membership!

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What's included in the NRG Fitness Membership?

  • Access to unlimited Fitness Classes (NRG Schedule) 
  • Access to the 22,000 sqft Fitness Centre Gym
  • Access to the 'NRG Zone' - our new small-scale, sensory reduced studio (see Drop-in schedule above)
  • Virtual Fitness Classes (Gryphon Fitness OnDemand)
  • Book your FREE Fitness Centre Orientation at the Fitness Centre Desk or call 519 824-4120 Ext. 52105.     

Upgrade to NRG PLUS to access the Indoor Climbing Wall 

  • Click here for NRG PLUS full details
  • If you've purchased your NRG PLUS Pass online, visit Client Services to pick up your sticker (or bypass the line & go directly to the Fitness Centre Desk or see your NRG Class instructor to get your sticker).

New 'NRG Zone'

We are excited to debut the 'NRG Zone'! This new fitness space is located in Studio 3202 on the 3rd floor of GGAC. NRG Members can enjoy this reduced sensory room during scheduled drop-in times. This small-scale studio offers a range of equipment; selectorized machines, squat rack, bench press, dumbbells, step mill, virtual bike and much more.

NRG Zone LogoNRG Zone Features:

  • Knowledgeable fitness staff to answer questions
  • Window blinds creating a more private space
  • Sensory reduced space with no music or bright lighting
  • Max capacity (20) on a first-come, first-served basis
  • No registration required. NRG Members just show up anytime during below scheduled times

Services included within the NRG Membership:

  • NEW expanded Women’s-Only Drop-in Hours
  • NEW Faculty/Staff & Grad Student dedicated Drop-in Hours
  • NEW Small Group Programming - additional fees apply & registration is required.  View Group Personal Training for details.