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A woman exercises at the ARC Express. A woman exercises at the ARC Express.

Where Am I Wednesday: Work it Out

The ARC Express is an extension of the Aztec Recreation Center.
By Sabrina Shahawi

The ARC Express offers exercise flexibility to the San Diego State University campus. Located on the third floor of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, the ARC Express has a spectacular view of the surrounding area.

In the heart of campus and central student housing and classrooms, its accessibility makes for a great spot to work out. The express gym also features 30-minute TRX Bootcamp group fitness classes every Monday and Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., ideal for quick work outs in between classes or work. The ARC Express is open for membership to SDSU students, staff, faculty, and the community.

The ARC Express features:

  • A cardio zone and TVs with Cardio Theatre, a system that allows you to listen to the TVs using your personal headset
  • Woodway Treadmills®, Precor Ellipticals®, Precor bikes®, and Precor AMT Trainers®
  • Life Fitness Synrgy 360 XL top-of-the-line functional training equipment providing opportunities to train smarter, better, and more effectively
  • Life Fitness and Hoist Strength Training Circuits
  • Free weight dumbells 2.5 lbs up to 50 lbs
  • Barbells
  • TRX suspension training apparatus
  • Total Gym Core Trainer® and stretching mats
  • A balcony where members can stretch, cool down and enjoy fresh air with views of College Avenue.

How to get an Aztec Recreation Membership

An Aztec Recreation membership provides access to the ARC Express, as well as the ARC, Aquaplex, Aztec Lanes Bowling, tennis courts and racquetball court.

Membership prices vary based on an individual's relationship with the university and the duration of their membership.

To join, print and complete the Aztec Recreation Membership Registration form and bring it to the ARC with your form of payment and a valid I.D.