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Fitness & Recreation

Fitness and Recreation Landing

The Tauber Fitness Center has three areas: a 2500 square foot room with aerobic and strength training equipment; a small exercise studio; and locker rooms and showers. All registered Boston Campus students are eligible to use the fitness center.

No fee is required.

The fitness center is located on the lower level of the Medical Education Building and can be accessed by elevator or stairs. You must have a valid Boston Campus student-ID with you in order to access the facility and will be asked to use the card swipe at the front desk to confirm eligibility. Should you run into an issue with your ID access, please contact the Public Safety Department at 136 Harrison Avenue. Fitness classes are offered in the studio to all members. classes are available for a small fee on a first-come first-serve basis.

Gym Rules

  • Proper workout attire is required.
  • Lockers are for DAILY use - do not leave locks or clothes overnight.
  • Bring your own towel and toiletries.
  • Guests are NOT allowed in the facility - current Boston Campus students and faculty and staff with an active membership have access.

The fitness center, is moderately sized. The main area contains 17 pieces of cardio-equipment, a 9-piece selectorized strength training circuit and a free weight area.

Student Employees

The Tauber Fitness Center employs a number of Student Supervisors to manage the Fitness Center. Year round, Monday-Sunday hours are available.

We are also looking for experienced Instructors to teach group fitness classes (Yoga, Aerobics, Pilates, etc.) Work Study students are preferred for all fitness center positions. If you are inquiring about employment, you should include your Name, School, related experience, if any, and your expected hours of availability. Instructors who are are interested in teaching classes, should include the Type of Class, days/hours of class offering, prior teaching experience and references. Applications will be reviewed by the applicant's Student Affairs office and the Tufts Athletic Department.

Students who are selected to work at the Fitness Center must participate in a full training session prior to commencing employment.

If you are interested in applying or have questions regarding the fitness center, please email Jackie Desmairis, Fitness Center Coordinator, at

Subsidized Memberships to the YMCA

To supplement greater fitness needs, we will continue to subsidize membership to the Wang YMCA, where students can take advantage of a full array of amenities, including a pool, basketball courts and a much larger variety of equipment. For questions about subsidized rates, contact your school's Student Affairs office. If you are not familiar with the YMCA, we encourage you to take a look at the Wang YMCA website or visit them at 8 Oak St, Boston, MA.

Tauber Fitness Center

Medical Education Building
Lower Level
145 Harrison Avenue

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Call for holiday hours
Phone 617-636-0497