Denton A. Cooley Center
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone: 410-955-2513 fax: 410-614-8110


At the Denton A. Cooley Center, we have a variety of services available to our members including: personal training, group exercise classes, intramural activities, fitness challenges and locker rentals.

At our Bloomberg 9th Floor location, we currently offer personal training services as well.


Personal Training
The Staff at both fitness centers are certified Personal Trainers that can assist you with your fitness questions or goals. A free assessment is included with a purchase of a personal training session.
Group Exercise
Group Exercise is a fun alternative to your usual routine. We offer a wide variety of classes including yoga, indoor cycling, step and sculpting classes. Class fees are included with your employee membership. Students must purchase class passes for an additional fee.
The fall, winter and spring seasons allow us to offer intramural activities on our basketball court including: volleyball, basketball, soccer, badminton and dodge ball. You must be a current Cooley member to participate in our activities.
Fitness Challenges
We offer various fitness challenges throughout the year to help our members reach their goals. Prizes are awarded to the top winner of each challenge. (Please click on the heading: "Fitness Challenges" for more details.)

Locker Rentals
Free day-use lockers are available at both the Cooley Center and the Bloomberg 9th Floor location when you provide your own lock. However, the Cooley Center also has long-term locker rentals available for the added convenience of leaving your belongings.

Check out some of the local fitness events happening in and around the Baltimore metro area. Also check out some videos and articles to help get some fresh ideas or to update you on current events.


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    Basic Yoga

    Breathe, Stretch, Relax.
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    Cardio Jam

    It's the 45-minute high-intensity low-impact step aerobics workout with that groovin' beat!
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    Power Pump

    Lighter weight + bands + body weight + body bars + more reps = one heck of a workout
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    burn lots of calories, great music and fun challenging ride, too.
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    Plain & simple, short & to the point. Target abs, obliques & back for just 15 minutes.
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    Sports Conditioning

    Bring out your inner athlete in a motivational atmosphere! Blending interval & agility training techniques w/ sports moves

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MEAL TIMING: What and When to Eat for Performance and Recovery

We all know what to eat, in regards to healthy options, but have you ever thought about when you should be eating? The timing of your meals can impact your performance and recovery. Reaching your health and fitness goals can be a challenging, but having the right knowledge as to when you should be consuming calories can help you. Here are some research-based nutritional guidelines for pre- and post-workout meals that can be adapted to each person’s individual needs.

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Russian Twist

The Russian Twist is a type of exercise that is used to work the abdominal muscles by performing a twisting motion on the abdomen. This exercise is great to build rotational core muscles and directly targets your oblique muscles as well.

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Lemon Cheesecake

A healthier two-serving-size dessert option of deliciousness.

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