Penn Recreation is a network of fitness centers located throughout the university's campus. Facilities include an Olympic-size pool, squash courts, and tennis courts.

In addition, the David Pottruck Health & Fitness Center offers fitness programs, which include:

  • Group Exercise
  • Personal Training
  • Premium Courses
  • The Pilates Studio

At the beginning of each semester, you can try classes for free during DEMO DAYS. You will need to have a gym membership or purchase a day pass for $15 in order to take advantage of free DEMO DAYS.

STUDENTS: Students with active membership are given two complimentary guest passes each semester that are valid for only one day. More info on the passes here.

PARTNERS/DEPENDENTS: Information about purchasing a membership for a partner/dependent can be found here.



Website and hours

David Pottruck Health & Fitness Center, The Sheer Pool

3701 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Membership: (215) 898-6100

Robert A. Fox Fitness Center, Ringe Squash Courts

219 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Penn Park, Hecht and Hamlin Tennis Courts

31st Street btw. Walnut and South streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Franklin Field Track

Along 33rd Street on Penn campus