Denton A. Cooley Center
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone: 410-955-2513 fax: 410-614-8110
Dollar Days April 14-19

Any non-members can come try out the Cooley Center for $1 per day during this week only. Bring a co-worker or your boss!


CLOSED on Sunday, 4/20 for EASTER

Cooley Center will be closed on Sunday, 4/20 for the holiday but will be open normal hours on Monday.


Hours of Operation

Cooley Center
Mondays - Thursdays 6:00am-10:30pm
Fridays 6:00am-9:30pm
Saturdays-Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm

9th Floor Fitness Center @ Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mondays - Fridays 7:00am-7:00pm


WELCOME to the Denton A. Cooley Center! We are a fitness center that caters to the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute community. We have a main center, the Cooley Center, located on the North-West corner of the campus, facing the Outpatient Building. Our satellite center is located on Wolfe Street at the Bloomberg School of Public Health Building on the 9th floor.

What's Current NOW?

Dollar Days: April 14-19
$1 Dollar per day to visit the Cooley Center and try it out for this week only. Group Classes included!

CLOSED on Sunday, 4/20 for EASTER
Please plan your workouts accordingly!

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  • Volleyball on Thursdays
  • Soccer on Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Racquetball by appointment

Group Exercise Updates for April:

Members please remember to sign your name on the attendance sheet for the group exercise class you participate in.  


TRX Training on Wednesdays on the Track Level @ 7:00pm starting March 5. Let Tavon Copes show you how to use the suspension straps to challenge your body in a way you have never experienced.

TBD subs Spin @ 12:15pm on Thursday, 4/10

Hester subs Cycling @ 12:15pm on Tuesday, 4/15

Tavon subs TRX @ 7:15am on Friday, 4/18

NO Friday Fitness on Friday, 4/18

Class Registration:

Group exercise class sign-ups will now be accepted online instead of by phone.  A member may register for a class one day prior to the class up to the actual start time of the class. The Cooley Center will no longer accept phone reservations for classes.  Here are 8 easy steps to complete the online procedure:

  1. Go to our website,
  2. Click on the heading "Calendar"
  3. Click on the class you are interested in taking
  4. Click the button labeled "sign up for this event"
  5. Enter required information and click "submit"
  6. Check your email for the confirmation. If your email confirmation indicates you are registered for the class, you're done
  7. In the case that you are put on the waiting list - you'll be "bumped up" in order of the list and you'll receive an email confirming that you are now in the class, if someone cancels their reservation
  8. To cancel a reservation, open your email confirmation and click on the link at the bottom of the message to cancel your registration

Get your computers, laptops, smartphones and blackberries ready!  :)


  • 18

    TRX Training*** (w/Tavon)

    45-minute bodyweight circuit-style workout session on the track level.
  • 18


    A great 45-minute high-intensity low-impact bike ride with great music sure to burn a lot of calories.
  • 19

    Dollar Days April 14-19

    Any non-members can come try out the Cooley Center for $1 per day during this week only. Bring a co-worker or your boss!
  • 21


    A one-hour hi-impact aerobics workout! Kick, punch, jab, hook combos and more!
  • 21


    burn lots of calories, great music and fun challenging ride, too.

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