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Fitness Facilities

Lerner Health and Wellness Center

At the corner of 23rd and G Streets, the 189,000-square-foot Lerner Health and Wellness Center is used by GW students, faculty and staff.

All registered graduate and undergraduate students on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses are automatically enrolled to use the center on a semester basis. GW faculty and staff on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses are eligible to join, as are a select number of local alumni (residential restrictions apply).

The Lerner Health and Wellness Center provides sound programming for a diverse population of students, staff and faculty in the areas of intramural and sport clubs, fitness and wellness instruction and informal recreational opportunities.

Our facilities include:

  • 3-lane indoor lap pool
  • Cardiovascular and strength-training center
  • Free weight room
  • 2-court gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball, badminton and intramural sports
  • 6 squash courts
  • 4 racquetball courts
  • 3-lane suspended jogging track
  • Locker rooms and equipment rental
  • Conference, wellness and multipurpose rooms
  • A healthy-eating café

And much more!

Mount Vernon Athletic Complex

All facilities are located on the Mount Vernon Campus, in northwest Washington, D.C.


The GW Lloyd Gym

Activities available to current GW students, faculty and staff include basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. The facility also boasts a full circuit of free weight and cardiovascular equipment. Current GWorld cardholders are welcome.


The Mount Vernon Campus Pool

A six-lane swimming pool beckons the fitness minded – as well as the entire family. This seasonal pool is open from May through September, offering members a cool and refreshing way to relax. The center has a toddler pool for young children. GW Students can present their GWorld card to use the Swim Center.


The GW Tennis Center

The tennis center is open to all GW students and Tennis Center members. Our 11-court facility has lights on six courts for night play. Amenities include a courtside patio, water coolers, court chairs, divider nets, private locker room and much more.