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Henley Hall Fitness Center

» Henley Hall Fitness Center

All Fitness & Recreation facilities remain closed until further notice.

Please visit the Rec Portal for free programming and resources such as GroupX (Outdoors, Live via Zoom, and On-Demand), the Chapman Fitness Challenge, the CU Esports League, and at-home fitness and wellness resources. While fitness center facility operations must remain closed, GroupX Outdoors is an alternative for students who want to do small group fitness classes such as Pilates, Core Blast and Yoga.

Since 2016, Student Government Association has led an effort to expand fitness center facility space at Chapman. With the addition of Henley Hall Fitness Center in Fall 2019, campus fitness center space was doubled! Henley Hall Fitness Center opened on September 18, 2019.

Regular Hours

  • Monday-Thursday 7 am-midnight 
  • Friday 7 am-10 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 8 am-10 pm

Facility Features and Amenities 

On September 18, 2019, Fitness and Recreation opened the 6,000-square-foot Henley Hall Fitness Center, with a variety of features including:

  • 4,000-square-foot main floor with four training zones:
    • Cardio
    • Heavy lifting
    • Strength
    • Open interval training
  • 800-square-foot multipurpose group fitness room with a heavy bag system, TRX mounts, and a variety of group exercise equipment.
  • 475-square-foot Spin studio with 17 Life Fitness IC6 Indoor Cycle Bikes
  • Fitness On Demand is available in the Spin studio and Group Fitness studio, providing instant streaming of hundreds of premium fitness classes using a touch screen kiosk. 


  • Henley Hall Fitness Center is currently closed; however, GroupX live sessions will continue via Zoom. GroupX is a series of free student-led fitness sessions in the Henley Hall Fitness Center. Student instructors lead virtual sessions including Kickboxing and Zumba. Check the Rec Portal for more details about Virtual GroupX.

Guest Services

The Guest Services Desk is currently closed. When safe to do so, Fitness & Recreation Services plans to offer free equipment rentals to students on-campus. Our inventory includes: 

  • Basketballs
  • Cornhole Sets
  • Frisbees
  • Spike Ball Sets
  • Beach Volleyballs

Facility Access

  • Sign the annual fitness and recreation waiver at https://recportal.chapman.edu
  • Henley Hall Fitness Center is exclusively for current Chapman students!
  • All current Chapman students also have access to Julianne Argyros Fitness Center.
  • All faculty and staff have access to the Julianne Argyros Fitness Center.