Fit For Life (55+ years)

Get All You Can from Fitness and Wellness with CR Membership

CR (Campus Recreation) Membership, formerly known as ARC Membership, incorporates the amenities and services of the ARC and other CR programming. Benefits include significant discounts at the Craft Center, Equestrian Center, Outdoor Adventures and Youth Programs. They also include low-cost access to Living Well programs such as Group Exercise, Series, and Personal Training. In addition, CR Members enjoy free access to Intramural (IM) Sports, the Rec Pool and Hickey Pool. To explore your own CR lifestyle, visit our Membership page.

The Fit For Life program is designed to enhance the health, fitness and activity levels of the retired and not yet retired UC Davis community by incorporating physical activity into individuals' daily routines. The variety of classes offered are specifically designed for mature adults (55+) that seek to maintain, improve or begin physical activity with a focus on aerobic activities, muscular strength, flexibility, mind/body awareness and balance. Fit For Life instructors provide specialized classes to challenge the mind, body and core in a safe, fun and efficient manner.

Fit For Life Pass

The Fit For Life program has experienced much growth and development, resulting in an expansion of classes offered. With the all inclusive Fit For Life Pass, individuals will now have the opportunity to select from a variety of Fit For Life classes which they would like to attend. This pass is exclusively for Fit For Life classes and designed to give flexibility and diversity in physical activity.

Requirements to Participate

**Please Note: Due to a high volume of applicants and participants, please allow up to 2–3 weeks for review of packets and scheduling of a consultation.  Thank you for your patience.**

  1. Attain membership with the Campus Recreation (CR).
  2. Fit For Life members who are not eligible for CR membership by affiliation with UC Davis can now join as a Community Member.
  3. Minimum of 55 years of age. (Age requirements are flexible.)
  4. Completion of the Fit For Life Enrollment Packet and Physician Clearance Form.
  5. Consultation and introduction to the Fit For Life Program with Lisa Cachia, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness.
  6. Purchase of the quarterly or monthly, all inclusive Fit For Life Pass.

Steps to Enroll

  1. Download, print and fill out the Fit For Life Packet (please scroll down to the bottom of the page for a link to download it), or pick one up in the Living Well Center.
  2. Submit application to the Living Well Center and mark it "Attention: Lisa Cachia."
  3. Obtain physician's clearance as indicated by the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q).
    • Please note that physician's approval does not guarantee admittance into the program.  Admittance into the program is determined at the end of the consultation to be scheduled (please see next step).
  4. Schedule a consultation with Lisa Cachia via email at or via phone at 530-754-0127
    • Consultations run 30-60 minutes.
    • The consultation will consist of a 1:1 review of health history packet, overview of the program and opportunities to ask questions.
    • It is at the consultation that a copy of the schedule will be provided.  Schedules are not available online for non-members.  You may view class descriptions though. 
    • Admittance into this program will be determined at the conclusion of the consultation at the discretion of the professional staff you are meeting with, as the main purpose of this consultation is to ensure that the program is the best/safest fit for the potential client.

Benefits of Joining Fit For Life

  1. Build a strong sense of community and team environment.
  2. Enjoy social events, gatherings and trips with the Fit For Life participants.
  3. Attain a great workout specifically designed for mature individuals.

For refund and transfer information, please consult our refund policy.