The Catanzaro Student Fitness Center

Our Hours

Academic Year Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00AM-11:00PM
Saturday + Sunday: 9:00AM-9:00PM

Spring Break 2019 Hours
Friday 3/22: 11:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday 3/23:  9:00AM-9:00PM
Sunday 3/24:  12:00PM-9:00PM
Monday 3/25:  11:00AM-9:00PM
Tuesday 3/26 + Wednesday 3/27:  8:00AM-5:00PM
Thursday 3/28: 11:00AM-6:00PM 
Friday 3/29:  11:00AM-9:00PM

Note: These hours are subject to change. Please check the website regularly for updates. 

At time of posting, Brown University’s Nelson Fitness Center will operate from 8AM-4PM on 3/23 and 3/24, and from 5:30AM-9PM on 3/25 through 3/29. The Nelson Fitness Center is free for RISD students to use upon presentation of a RISD ID. Please check their wesbite for schedule updates. 



OnDemand Fitness videos and classes are free and accessible to all Fitness Center visitors. Visit a Fitness Center monitor for more information. 

Meet Our Staff

Fitness Center Manager

Kim Almeida
Phone: 401.454.6604
Fax: 401.454.6605
Carr House, room 212

Fitness Center Supervisor + CSI Program Assistant

Molly Millette
Student Fitness Center 


Join the Staff

Interested in being on the team?

Student Fitness Center Monitor
Please note, The Center for Student Involvement is not currently seeking Monitors. Any applications submitted will be reviewed if and when the Fitness Center needs new employees.

Job Application

Exercise is a great way to unwind, release stress, and stay healthy. The Catanzaro Fitness Center is accessible to enrolled RISD students, faculty, and staff.*


30 Waterman Street, Providence RI 02903
Phone: 401.454.6602  Email:


The Facilities

The Catanzaro Fitness Center

Conveniently located in the Quad, the Catanzaro Student Fitness Center is home to two cardio and weight rooms, two group fitness rooms, space to stretch, locker rooms, and more. The Fitness Center was completely renovated in 2011, updated in 2018, and has all the equipment you need to get in a great workout.

RISD students also have access to the Brown University Fitness and Athletic facilities. View Map  Brown's fitness facilities include a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tracks, and tennis courts. 

You may access Brown’s fitness facilities for free with a valid RISD ID.

*Brown University Students

Brown University students may access the fitness center studio spaces by showing a Brown ID and signing a waiver at the front desk. Please note, Brown University students may only use the studio spaces as members of a RISD recognized club. 

Pre-College Students

All Pre-college students must sign a waiver to access the fitness center. Minors (under the age of 18) must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Waivers are available in the online housing portal through the Continuing Education department.