Columbia University Physical Education & Recreation
Personal Training Rates
Courtesy: Dodge Fitness Center
          Release: 11/17/2011
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* DFC membership is required to utilize DFC trainers. Non-DFC trainers may not train clients at the DFC.

Training Offerings

Personal Training

Our trainers will design individualized programs especially suited to meet your needs and provide you with a safe and challenging workout. Whether your goal is a well developed physique, better cardiovascular endurance, or improved overall health, we’ll be there to provide expert instruction, guide you through proper form and alignment, and of course, offer you the motivation and support you need.

Sessions take place at the Dodge Fitness Center in our tri-level fitness facility. For clients who’d like more privacy during a session, you’ll have access to our Personal Training Studio where you can utilize stability and medicine balls, suspension training equipment, free weights, resistance bands, and more! 

Consider training with friends and save! Partner Training and Group Training with friends or collegues is not only fun and interactive, but also creates a space for added support, motivation and accountability. 

Pilates Training

Get one-on-one mat-based Pilates training in our Personal Training Studio. Increase your flexibility, strengthen your back and entire body with our certified Pilates instructor! 

Swim Training

Whether you’re jumping into the pool for the first time or training for a triathlon, we have highly qualified swim trainers ready to work with you. Maximize your full potential with focused instruction designed to improve your technique, stamina, and confidence in the water. Sessions occur during rec swim. Please see the building schedule for times.

Squash Training

Learn the basics or strengthen your existing abilities on our American-sized courts. Sessions will focus on individual needs as they pertain to technique, aerobic endurance, and mental concentration, as well as all other areas essential to this intense game. 



50-min Private Training 
$65/ 1 session
$300/ 5 sessions
$550/ 10 sessions

50-min Partner Training (2 individuals) 
$90/ 1 session
$425/ 5 sessions
$800/ 10 sessions

50-min Group Training (3-5 individuals per group)
$125/ 1 session 

30-Minute Sessions
$80/ Group


Body Fat Caliper Test

$10/ 1 test (approx 30-mins)  

A person's body fat percentage is the total weight of the person's fat divided by the person's weight.  Knowing one’s body fat percentage can be useful in tracking fat loss or simply satisfying one’s curiosity. Your technician will use Lange Calipers to estimate body fat by skinfold thickness measurement. Measurement use 7 different standard anatomical sites around the body.

Fitness Testing  

$40/ 1 session (50-mins) 

Using ACSM guidelines for standardized testing, we'll measure your body composition, resting heart rate, blood pressure, aerobics endurance, flexibility, and muscular strength. At the end of the testing phase you'll get a chance to review your results compared to norms and have your trainer advise you on how to improve or maintain your fitness level.


Workshops! (see Events and Workshops) 


*We accept cash, check, or credit card. No session may be conducted prior to payment. We do not issue bills or apply charges to student accounts

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available for purchase in Physical Education 336.


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