UW Rome Center

Staying Active (Fitness Resources)

There are several gyms and studio options near the UWRC and student apartments to help you fulfill your fitness needs. If you are looking for another type of fitness option, the Rome Center staff is more than happy to help you locate it.

Gyms: To become a member of a gym it is often required to obtain a non-competitive medical certificate. These can be obtained by seeing a sports medical doctor. The gym will tell you if the certificate is required and where to go to obtain one. Some gyms even offer the service themselves with an in-house doctor conducting the physical examination.

  1. Omega Fitness (Via del Monte della Farina, 14): Modern gym with various class offerings, spa, and weight/cardio equipment. Located 4 minutes away from UWRC.
  2. Moves Fitness (Via dei Coronari, 46): Small gym near Piazza Navona with weight and cardio equipment.
  3. Trastevere Fitness (Via degli Orti di Trastevere, 60/66): Modern gym with cardio and weight equipment. Located just off Viale di Trastevere.
  4. Dolphin Fitness Center (Vicolo di Santa Rufina, 49): Located in the Trastevere neighborhood, this small gym is perfect for cardio and weight workouts.
  5. Doria Center (Via del Plebiscito, 117): Located near Piazza Venezia. Elegant gym with spa and cafe. Large workout studios. Classes also offered.

Yoga Studios: To participate in classes it is not mandatory to obtain a medical certificate.

  1. Bikram Yoga (Via Aurelia, 190/B): Located behind the Vatican city. Offers hatha method combined with element of heat.
  2. RYOGA Trastevere (Via dei Fienaroli, 28): Located in Trastevere neighborhood, this studio offers Yoga, Pilates, Bars, and Fitness.

Running: There are many great running routes in Rome and it is a fantastic way to take in the sights. To name a few:

  1. Cycling path along the Tiber River
  2. Villa Doria Pamphili (largest open park in Rome)
  3. Circus Maximus (Ancient Roman race track)

Check Out Our Map of Fitness Resources!