Group Fitness & Instructional Classes

PWG Group Fitness & Instructional Classes

Group Fitness Class Passes

Group Fitness Classes and programming are designed with the general population in mind.  Whether you are just beginning your fitness journey or are a seasoned fitness participant, modifications, and variations are provided to create an energetic, welcoming, challenging, yet inclusive atmosphere. Group Fitness Classes are offered in the “drop-in” style where you participants can attend sessions at their discretion without fear or consequence of missing skills or lessons from previous classes. 

To register for a Group Fitness Class, participants must be a current PWG member and must purchase one of the following Group Fitness Passes. 

All Access Pass This group fitness pass provides the participant access to all group fitness classes (Yoga, Indoor Cycling, and GroupX fitness classes) for the duration of the membership.
Indoor Cycling Pass This group fitness pass provides the participant access to all group fitness classes (Yoga, Indoor Cycling, and GroupX fitness classes) for the duration of the membership.
Yoga Pass This group fitness pass provides the participant access to all Yoga classes for the duration of the membership. 
GroupX Pass This group fitness pass provides the participant access to all GroupX classes for the duration of the membership.
Winter/Summer Session
This group fitness pass provides the participant access to all group fitness classes (Yoga, Indoor Cycling, and GroupX fitness classes) for Winter/Summer sessions. Participants require a PWG Membership to enter Payne Whitney Gym.    

Click Here to purchase a Group Fitness Class Pass via MyRec

Click Here for current Group Fitness Classes offered via MyRec

 

Instructional Classes

Unlike Group Fitness Classes, Instructional Classes are taught in a sequential process where students will build on skills and lessons from previous classes.  Participants are encouraged to read the description for each class as there may be skill or experience prerequisites. Though attendance is not required for all class sessions, attendance is highly encouraged. 

To register for an Instructional Classes, participants must be a current PWG member.

Click Here for current Instructional Classes offered via MyRec

Swim Lessons

Due to the depth of the PWG pools, Yale Campus Recreation does not offer learn to swim classes or swim lessons. 

Group Fitness & Instructional Program Guidelines & Policies

General Guidelines

  • Participants are highly encouraged to arrive to class on time.  For certain classes, due to the importance of a sufficient warm-up period, participants who arrive after the warm-up period will not be permitted entry to class. 
  • Participants are highly encouraged to stay for the entire duration of the class to ensure participation in the proper cool-down phase.
  • The Department of Campus Recreation reserves the right to adjust the schedule, class formats and instructors when necessary.
  • Participants must silence cell phones and may not use cell phones during class.
  • The Department of Campus Recreation reserves the right to deny/cancel enrollment/participation based on guidelines for Discipline, Suspension, and Loss of Privileges
  • Appropriate athletic footwear/attire is required at all times. Appropriate footwear is closed-toe, closed-heel non-marking athletic shoes. Sneakers are strongly recommended. Exceptions may be made for certain programs/activities. Hard-soled, closed-toe athletic shoes or cycling shoes are recommended for all spinning and indoor cycling classes.  Shoe removal may be appropriate in Yoga and/or certain dance formats, at the instructor’s discretion.

Registration

  • Registration will open on the dates specified for each semester/summer.
  • Members are encouraged to register online via MyRec.
  • Members are encouraged to ensure their Spectrum username and password are working and valid prior to online registration. 
  • In-person registration for can be accommodated by scheduling an appointment with Membership Services.
  • Once registration is opened it will remain open until maximum class enrollments are reached. 
  • Maximum enrollment for each class is dependent on what equipment will be utilized for the class, current COVID guidelines, and to provide an effective environment for participants and instructor.

Class Cancellations & Refunds

Instructional Classes & Programs

Within the 10 days of the first scheduled class participants can cancel their registration and will be provided a prorated refund for the remaining classes.

After the 10th day of the first scheduled class participants may request to cancel their registration with a prorated refund for the remaining classes with documentation from their healthcare provider stating that they can no longer participate in the class. Refunds are not provided without documentation from their healthcare provider. 

Each semester there will be a designated week for make-up classes which were rescheduled due to inclement weather or instructor cancellation.  Refunds will not be provided for classes which are rescheduled.  If classes are canceled and cannot be rescheduled, participants will receive a pro-rated refund based on the number of classes which were canceled. 


Group Fitness Class Passes

Within the 10 days of purchase of the Group Fitness Class Pass, members can cancel their registration and will be provided a prorated refund. 

After the 10th day of purchase of the Group Fitness Class Pass, members may request a prorated refund with documentation from their healthcare provider stating that they can no longer participate in Group Fitness Classes. Refunds are not provided without documentation from their healthcare provider.

Participants will not be refunded for classes canceled due to inclement weather or instructor cancellation unless the total number of canceled classes for the semester/summer exceeds 25% of the total number of scheduled classes.  In event of this scenario participants will receive a prorated refund. 


Emergency 0r Extended Closures

In the event of an Emergency or Extended Closure, the Department of Campus Recreation will base refunds on the guidelines outlined in the PWG Emergency and Extended Closures.

Class Passes

  • Group Fitness Passes enables members to attend any and all classes of which their pass is eligible. 
  • Classes can only accommodate a maximum of participants based on the number of spots available. Registration and participation are available on a first come, first serve basis via registration on MyRec.  

Group Fitness Classes: Summer 2024

Mondays

Day Time Class Instructor

pass eligibility

Description & Enrollment

Mondays

5:30pm- 6:30pm Ride & Rip Priyanka J. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Tuesdays

Day Time Class Instructor

pass eligibility

Description & Enrollment
Tuesdays 7am - 8am Ride 45 Tayah T. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Tuesdays
(No classes in June,
Classes thru July & August)
(No classes in June,
Classes thru July & August)

8:15am - 9:15am Balletone Elizabeth L. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Tuesdays
(No classes in June,
Classes thru July & August)

9:15am - 8:15am Pilates
& Stretch
Elizabeth L. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment
Tuesdays
 
4:30pm - 5:30pm Hatha Yoga Amy V. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Wednesdays

Day Time Class Instructor

pass eligibility

Description & Enrollment
Wednesdays
(No classes in June,
Classes thru July & August)
8:15am - 9:15am HIIT 45 Elizabeth L. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Wednesdays
(No classes in June,
Classes thru July & August)

9:15am - 10:15am Muscular Development Elizabeth L. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment
Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm Ride & Rip Priyanka J. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Thursdays

Day Time Class Instructor

pass eligibility

Description & Enrollment
Thursdays 7am - 8am Ride 45 Tayah T. Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment
Thursdays 4:30pm-5:30pm Hatha Yoga Amy V.  Summer All Access Pass Click Here for Description & Enrollment

Fridays

Day Time Class Instructor

pass eligibility

Description & Enrollment
No Friday Classes in Summer 2024

Saturdays

Day Time Class Instructor pass eligibility description & enrollment

No Saturday Classes in Summer 2024

Sundays

Day Time Class Instructor pass eligibility description & enrollment

No Sunday Classes in Summer 2024