Charlottesville Alert

acac Charlottesville clubs remain closed until further notice, however we are excited to announce that select outdoor amenities – including outdoor lap swimming, outdoor group exercise classes, outdoor tennis, the outdoor cafe and full-time childcare programs for working families are now available for members, with proper social distancing protocol. Click here for more information.

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acac is hopeful to open our Virginia clubs for operation on or around June 10. We will be billing members for partial dues in June, prorated to the number of days we expect the club to be open. Please click here for more information.

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January Fitness Workshops & Programs | acac Charlottesville

Join one of our January Fitness Workshops or Programs to experience the knowledge of our Personal Training Team and learn new ways to improve your workout!


Winter 12-week Transformation Challenge
January 1 – 31 | Registration Open
February 1 – April 25 | Program Duration (12 weeks)
acac Downtown | Registration required
Members & Non-Members $35
acac Personal Trainer Erin Mays will guide you through this 12-week photo-based transformation challenge. Email Erin before and after pictures of front, side, and back views from the neck down. At the end of the 12 weeks, all participants’ before and after pictures will be posted on Instagram for voting. The 5 most liked transformations will split the pooled registration money!
Picture tips: good lighting and formfitting/somewhat revealing clothing are key to great transformation photos.

Email Erin at  for more information and to register.

Pushing Clinics with Jason N.
January 10, 17, 24, 31 | 12:00pm
acac Downtown | Registration required
Whether you’re using a barbell, dumbbells, cables or resistance bands, the chest press is hands down one of the best ways to build upper-body strength. Join acac Personal Trainer Jason Noble each Friday in January for a FREE 30 minute clinic on how to safely and effectively optimize how you push.

Email Jason at for more information and to register.

Stop, Drop, & Rollga with Erin F.
Sunday, January 12 | 3:00-4:15pm
Sunday, February 9 | 3:00-4:15pm
Sunday, March 8 | 3:00-4:15pm
acac Crozet | $55 each session – includes Rollga | Registration required
Learn self myofascial release techniques. Strengthen connective tissue, release muscle tension, activate fascial regeneration, improve circulation and increase joint range of motion. Move better and feel better with this informative workshop. Ideal for all fitness levels. The Rollga is yours to keep!

Email Erin at for more information and to register.

100 Rep Fitness Challenges with Calvin P.

Bench Press 100 Rep Challenge
acac Downtown | January 13 – 17 | 3:30-7:30pm
135lb for men or the bar for women for 100 reps timed. Every time you rack the bar you do 5 push-ups.

Leg Press 100 Rep Challenge
acac Downtown | January 20 – 24 |  3:30pm-7:30pm
Body weight x 1.5 for 100 reps timed. Every time you rack the weight you do 10 body weight squats.

*Prize of a free personal training session or 3 group sessions to the male and female winners and a randomly drawn participant.

Contact Calvin at or 303-960-8170 to set up a time to participate.

Empowered You with Jasmine C.
January 20-24 | Intake and Movement Assessments
January 27 – March 2 | Program Duration (6 weeks)
Mondays | 6:30-7:30pm
acac Downtown
$336 | Registration required
Do you come to the gym and default to the treadmill because you’re intimidated by weights? Empowered You is a beginner small group style weight lifting course for the person who wants to learn how to move well, workout with weights, and navigate the gym with confidence.

  The course consists of:

  During this 6-week course you can expect to learn:

Email Jasmine at for more information and to register.

Strong, Sculpted Arms with Derik S. and Will S.
Wednesday, January 22 | 5:30-6:30pm
acac Albemarle Square | Functional Fitness Floor
Members – $45 | Non-Members – $55 | Registration required

Email Derik at or Will at for more information and to register.