The Payne Whitney Gym

Located just a five minute walk from the Law School, Payne Whitney Gym contains training centers for gymnastics, swimming, strength and conditioning, group fitness classes and a state of the art fencing salon. Payne Whitney Gym is free to all Yale students, and memberships are available for purchase for student spouses.

Academic Term Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6AM -11PM

Saturday & Sunday: 9:30AM - 8PM

Fitness & Wellness Programs 

The Payne Whitney Gym will offer both virtual and on-site classes. The classes at PWG will be available to “in residence” graduate and undergraduate students, while the virtual classes will be open to the entire Yale Community. 


Graduate & Professional Intramurals

The Graduate and Professional Intramural Program provides an opportunity for Yale affiliated personnel to socialize, compete and exercise in a safe, friendly environment. This program offers a platform for people to find recreational release through a variety of sports and competitive levels.   

The Grad-Pro Intramural program includes opportunities to join teams in volleyball, soccer, softball, basketball and ultimate Frisbee. Traditionally, teams are created by department, but interested participants looking for a team are encouraged to complete the free agency form.  

Most sports consist of competitiverecreational and co-recreational leagues. For more information about the seasons, please go to the Intramural Programs page.  

Registration questions please email or call 203-432-1431.

Functional Fitness Program with Professor Ian Ayres

All levels of experience are welcome, but for some classes you will need an item to lift with one hand. It would also be a good to have a yoga mat, bath towel or carpeted area for floor padding. 

Register for the Function Fitness Program in our OSA portal of YaleConnect.