The overall health benefits of regular exercise are well established, but regular exercise also improves thinking, memory skills and sleep, relieves stress, and increases a sense of well-being.
Sport & Fitness Center
One of Georgetown Law’s best resources for maintaining your health is located on the south side of campus. The Ginsburg Sport & Fitness Center, open seven days a week, is free for all degree program and visiting students. The Center has a lap pool, basketball and racquetball courts, a full array of cardio and strength training equipment and much more.
The Gewirz Student Center hosts a two-floor Wellness Community for on-campus residents. Student organizations devoted to Sports & Well-being help students connect with each other and stay healthy. Dining Services provides healthy options for students eating on campus.
- The Capitol Bikeshare program makes it easy to peddle around the city for business or pleasure.
- The National Parks Service maintains the Capitol Hill Parks and nearby parks, trails, and other sites as a great place to walk, run, or hike (or go kayaking, if you’re on the Chesapeake).
- Some students play in DC Fray rec leagues for their chosen sport(s).
- Washington DC is one of the healthiest cities in the nation, making it easy for Georgetown Law students to find fitness options on and off campus.