DENTON A. COOLEY CENTER
Welcome to the Denton A. Cooley Center. We are a fitness center that caters to the Johns Hopkins Medical community. Our center is located on the NorthWest corner of the East Baltimore campus, facing the Outpatient Building.
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GROUP FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE
What does the Cooley Center have?
- Full Size Basketball Court
- (2) Racquetball Courts
- Track (1/16th mile)
- Locker Rooms with Showers
- Group Exercise Studios
- Women's Only Weight Room
- Circuit Room
- Free Weight Room
- Storage Lockers
- Arc Trainers
- Precor Ellipticals
- Upright Bikes
- Recumbent Bikes
- Rowing Machines
- Dumbbells & Barbells
- Cable Cross
- Power Racks
- Smith Machine
- Weight Machine Circuit
- TRX A-Frame & Straps
School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Residents and Housestaff have a subsidized membership to the Cooley Center. You must be listed on our current enrollment list to gain access.
All Hopkins students with a valid, up-to-date, Hopkins I.D. may have access to the Cooley Center. Please click for below for the student rates based on your current status.
Spouse & Family Memberships
Memberships are extended to spouses and dependent children only. Proof of residency is required and children must be between the ages of 14-21.
Special Case Memberships
Patients must supply documentation from the attending physician's office. Family members need a similar letter that verifies their status.
Check-out Our Services
The Cooley Center Staff is here to provide you with an awesome Personal Training Program. PT is an extra fee, aside from your membership, but is a great way to get motivated and stay on top of your goals. We offer a variety of packages. Check out more below!
We offer a multitude of group exercise classes - something for everyone. Group classes are included in Employee, Post-doc, Fellow & Housestaff memberships. Students need to pay an additional fee for classes. Everyone should register. Please press the "more info" button to see details, descriptions and the registration link.
At the Cooley Center, you have the option of:
Using the day-lockers for free by bringing your own lock.
paying for a long-term locker that you can use to leave items in long-term.
All Hopkins affiliates have access to get a pool membership. All guests must be accompanied by a Hopkins affiliate. Click below for more info on our seasonal outdoor pool.
Throughout the year, the staff launch challenges to help motivate or introduce you to something new. Prizes go to the winner(s), so why not participate? Most of the time they are free to members, unless the proceeds go to a charity.
OUR AMAZING ONSITE STAFF
The Cooley staff all hail from different backgrounds, which is what makes us a great team. Check out our bios below to learn more about us individually and what we have to offer you!
B.S. Exercise Science
ACE certified Personal Trainer
Certified Pool Operator
I believe in functional training that helps you get stronger and live better every day lives.
Hi, my name is Sara and I grew up in Reisterstown, Maryland. I played softball & field hockey competitively throughout my childhood into my adulthood. After graduating from Towson University with a B.S. in Exercise Science, I started my internship with Elevation Corporate Health. It's now been close to 15 years with the same company and 12 years here at the Denton A. Cooley Center. My other passions are animals (especially my 2 dogs & 1 cat), eating out, cooking, watching awesome movies or TV, dancing, hiking or any other outdoor activities.
NASM Cerftified Personal Trainer
NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist
NASM Group Personal Training Specialist
TRX Certified Group Suspension Training
'Your Body, Your Future"
My love for fitness started with wrestling and track & field. Since then, I have participated in organized sports for over 24 years, which ultimately led me to personal training (started in 2012). My passion lies in functional training, corrective exercise and helping my clients create a healthy balance of fitness & nutrition. I believe good habits are cultivated through moderate consumption and setting realistic goals.
AAAI Total Body Strength certified
Les Mills Body Pump certified
Total Body Circuit, Power Pump Instructor
"Keep it simple. It doesn't have to be hard to be effective"
Homegrown in Baltimore, MD. As a former professional model, I got into fitness to help maintain my size and adapt my look for different roles. As I started to learn more about the health and fitness field, I found I had a real affinity for a job in the industry. Playing sports at Cooley, basketball, racquetball & squash, helped me to find my footing and my passion for competition & coaching. When I'm not at work, you'll find me listening to music, watching movies & shopping (finding great deals).
AAAI Total Body Strength certified
Hard work + dedication = success
As a fellow East Baltimorean, I grew up playing a variety of sports: basketball, football, racquetball, track & field. Because of my love of sports, I landed at the Cooley Center at the age of 14; where I found myself spending a majority of my time. My background in sports led me to find my passion for fitness and helping people. As a lifetime member of the Cooley Center, I know the history and people that make this place so special; which gives me the expertise in customer service. When I’m not at Cooley, you’ll find me coaching youth basketball and football. My family keeps me busy and focused in my spare time.
ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
Bootcamp and Sports Conditioning Instructor
"Champions are made in the dark and then presented to the world."
I hail from Philadelphia, home of the 2018 Superbowl champs. I've been in the fitness industry for 11 years now. I am a ISSA-Specialist in Exercise Therapy and Fitness Nutrition and have also received a degree in Exercise Science from ISSA. I graduated from Coppin State University where I ran Track and Field. I train athletes from various sports in speed and agility. In my free time, I like to travel, watch sports, and help others become healthy. I love to teach Bootcamp style classes and always change up my format to keep participants on their toes.
B.S. Exercise Science/Allied Health
AEA Aquatic Fitness certified
CPR/First Aid/Emergency Oxygen certified
Wilderness First Aid certified
Water Fitness instructor
“Do not count the days, make the days count.”
I believe that everyone has the potential, but it’s a matter of recognizing your inner strength to fuel your drive.
Homegrown from Parkville, Maryland. Fitness has always been a huge aspect of my life. I grew up basically on the softball diamond, field hockey field, and basketball court. My involvement with sports inspired me to go on and study Exercise Science in college. I received my Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Salisbury University. Post-graduation I worked for a few physical therapy clinics and gained experience working with a wide range of demographics.
Recently, I decided to delve more into the fitness field because I love motivating others to better themselves. I want to be along for the journey with you in creating a healthy lifestyle. In discovering your healthy lifestyle, I believe you must find the balance of healthy eating, exercising, and relaxation that works best for you. Outside of Cooley, you’ll find me trying new recipes, baking, hiking, dancing, traveling, kayaking or anything that gets me outside.
B.S. Exercise Science
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Willing to embrace out of the box training styles and tailor programs to meet the client's needs.
Transplant from State College, PA. Lifelong athlete, including football & track/field. Having an interest in the building blocks of fitness, I sought a B.S. in Exercise Science at Slippery Rock University. Post graduation, I interned at Specialty Orthopedics in Hermitage, PA, working with clients aged 8-93. Clientele included amateur & professional athletes, geriatrics and special needs populations. In the summer of 2017, I joined the Elevation Corporate Health team and have worked at multiple sites for the past year. Now I'm ready so settle into the Cooley Center, starting May 1, 2018. Outside of the gym, I like playing the guitar, watching Netflix & spoiling my cat, Juju.
1620 McElderry St.
Baltimore, MD 21205
Saturdays & Sundays: 10am-6pm