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Boston University Fitness & Recreation Center

College Gym, Gym, and Gym Pool · Allston
915 Commonwealth Ave (btwn Harry Agganis & Buick), Boston, MA 02215, United States
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 6:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
Credit Cards:
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  • What you need to know
    BU Today
    "Sailing Card through BU’s FitRec Center"(2 Tips)
    Sigma Kappa BU
    "squash court and even the rock climbing wall."(2 Tips)
    Vince P.
    "Best $9 smoothies in all of Boston"(3 Tips)
    Alex S.
    "really fun dance class."(2 Tips)
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  • Janet H.

    This gym sucks. not worth my tuition money

    Janet H · April 8, 2015
  • J ason B.

    Not a better facility in Boston. Indoor track in the 3rd floor and the pool is beautiful.

    J ason B · December 28, 2014
  • Jess S.

    Sunday mornings are the slowest times when you can grab the best machines

    Jess Scanlon · August 7, 2014
  • Nadine M.

    Try out their happy hour! Fun group classes like Zumba, fat burn and more FOR FREE

    Nadine Mansour · November 13, 2013
  • Christine C.

    If you don't break a sweat, don't come. That simple #overcrowding

    Christine Candino · September 4, 2013
  • Topo Athletic

    Skip tomorrow's workout and join us. We are having a launch event at CitySports on Wednesday at 6pm. Try us on, run with us, become part of us. Find out more:

    Topo Athletic · August 5, 2013
  • Mayeso C.

    Fitrec is definitely an awesome gym to go to, especially if you're a BU student. It has a ton of space and equipment, multiple locker rooms, and is actually really really clean.

    Mayeso Chithambo · August 3, 2013
  • Steph G.

    the members free total body conditioning class is a great start to the day

    Steph G · May 29, 2013
  • Willillill J.

    Cuspidors are for spitting.

    Willillill Jin · May 21, 2013
  • Krystle L.

    If you are going 80mph on an elliptical, you might want to increase the resistance. You know who you are.

    Krystle Lischwe · April 30, 2013
  • Sigma Kappa BU

    We love to rep our letters and work on our fitness at the gorgeous FitRec! Check out the indoor track, the squash court and even the rock climbing wall.

    Sigma Kappa BU · October 15, 2012
  • Alvi R.

    Best time to come is early morning when no one is there and the only people who are there are the ones who are really serious.

    Alvi Rahman · October 7, 2012
  • Christopher N.

    Everyone and their mothers go in the evening. If u can go in the morning or early afternoon so won't feel like you have to breathe down ppls necks to get a machine. #exaggerated

    Christopher Nguyen · September 27, 2012
  • Namho L.

    Boston's famous Let's preserve the squash court.

    Namho Lee · September 15, 2012

    Best gym to workout in! (unless its too crowded...then not so much) Read more · September 11, 2012
  • The Daily Free Press

    This massive fitness center boasts a lazy river, massive pool, dance studios, basketball courts, a running track, a rock climbing wall and hundreds of classes to satisfy even the most avid athlete.

    The Daily Free Press · August 29, 2012
  • Celia H.

    Eve teaches the best Zumba classes!

    Celia Hubbard · August 1, 2012
  • Christopher N.

    This gym seriously spoils you. Once you experience it, you never ever wanna leave. Other gyms fail!

    Christopher Nguyen · July 17, 2012
  • Hawke B.

    Summers in Fitrec mean no one's here!

    Hawke Bassignani · June 27, 2012
  • BU Today

    Members of the University community who purchase a Sailing Card through BU’s FitRec Center can borrow boats or kayaks to enjoy the Charles. You must pass a swim test to get a card. Read more

    BU Today · June 15, 2012
  • BU Sustainability

    Make sure to remember you're re-usable water bottle! There are plenty of filling stations!

    BU Sustainability · June 11, 2012
  • Slow Children @ Play

    YOU WON'T EVER SEE US CHECK IN HERE. But we hear this is where the humans get their exercise!

    Slow Children @ Play · April 21, 2012
  • ChiPhiBU

    We love a good gym workout, but our brothers dominate the basketball court too!

    ChiPhiBU · April 20, 2012
  • Her Campus BU

    Great spot for a workout with friends.

    Her Campus BU · April 10, 2012
  • Morgan W.

    Try the Pilates class with Allen if you can - she's great!

    Morgan Whaley · April 9, 2012
  • NAKID Social Sports in Boston

    Pump it up like a tonka truck!

  • Michael D.

    Don't lend your BUID to anyone to get in otherwise you'll face a $50 fine and other consequences.

    Michael DeFilippis · February 25, 2012
  • Sargent Choice

    Be sure to fuel up before/after your workout! Check the case at Healthy Blends for some grab and go Sargent Choice options!

    Sargent Choice · January 23, 2012
  • Tommy M.

    If your looking for heavier weights and trap bars, you're gonna have to go to either Case or the AEC

    Tommy McLaughlin · November 9, 2011
  • Meredith W.

    Don't go between 5-9 on weekdays. Getting on any cardio machine is nearly impossible.

    Meredith White · November 3, 2011
  • C W S.

    Get a power up at the new entrance gates! *balah-eep!*

    C W Southworth · September 23, 2011
  • Maya J.

    Nicest gym ever. Read more

    Maya Jimenez 😬 · September 13, 2011
  • Kadri G.

    Healthy Blends=good smoothie when Jamba Juice is closed

    Kadri Ghafoor · July 18, 2011
  • John H.

    The Soka Gakkai is right across the street. Check out their schedule for Buddhist meetings.

    John Haydon · April 16, 2011
  • Boston University Metropolitan College (METBU)

    Has an awesome rock-climbing wall!

  • Boston University

    Did you know: 33,000 gallons of paint were used in the completion of the FitRec Center.

    Boston University · August 16, 2010
  • Aaron G.

    Smoothies are only $3.30 Mon, wed, friday from 5-7pm

    Aaron Gettinger · July 28, 2010
  • Vince P.

    Best $9 smoothies in all of Boston

    Vince Palermo · July 26, 2010
  • Thaniya A.

    Awesome facility! Love Squash court. Try not to moody when book any court through Pro shop. Customer service obviously are not their strong suit.

    Thaniya Amaralilit · May 13, 2010
  • Michael K.

    Try out the Personal Trainers at FitRec. One of their trainers has put together some pretty awesome workout routines for me. Read more

    Michael Kieloch · April 12, 2010
  • Alex S.

    Take Cardio Jazz Funk for a great workout and a really fun dance class.

    Alex Shuck · March 1, 2010
  • alex p.

    Get here on time if you've reserved a squash court, otherwise they give it away.

    alex patriquin · January 15, 2010

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