Fitness Fundamentals

Ease into Exercise

Fitness Fundamentals is designed for students who might have reservations about exercising in a gym. In this FREE, personalized tour, participants will be given a guided tour of Ambler SRFC and they will be introduced to a handful of strength and cardio machines.

What to Expect

- Learn how to use a day-use locker.
- Learn how to use selectorized equipment (in CRT2 or around the Oread Arena) and cardiovascular equipment properly and practice using them.
- Effectively follow an exercise routine the next time you come to Ambler.
- Familiarize yourself with fitness and non-fitness spaces while learning about Recreation Services programs and services.
- Learn about less crowded times and locations to exercise.
Trainer guiding participant on machine


- This 45 minute session is FREE to attend and limited to 3 participants.
- Session will not review other types of fitness equipment including exercises using dumbbells, Olympic bars, plate loaded equipment, cable machines, kettlebells, TRX, etc.
- This program is currently available to students only.
- Participants must wear exercise attire including closed-toe footwear.
- Bring your KU ID card or know your KU ID number.
- Session dates and times vary and available upon request.

Participant walking on track with trainer

Meet the Instructors


Click the link below to register to attend an upcoming session
(walk-ins accepted if space allows):
Fri, 3/22 from 11:30-12:15 PM with Noah
Tues, 3/26 from 8:00-8:45 PM with Vania
Thurs, 3/28 from 4:00-4:45 PM with Noah
Mon, 4/1 from 11:45-12:30 PM with Vania
Wed, 4/3 from 8:00-8:45 PM with Noah
Tues, 4/9 from 7:00-7:45 PM with Vania
Fri, 4/12 from 12:00-12:45 PM with Noah
After April 12th, sessions will only be available by scheduling an appointment.

If there are conflicts with the times listed above,
email to schedule by appointment.

Participants may only attend 1 session while attending KU.

Recreation Services
Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center
1740 Watkins Center Dr
Lawrence , Kansas 66045