John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center

Basketball, Gym
33rd Street (at Drexel University)
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-1999


  • Dont come to the gym without putting on deodorant.... Girls dont like guys that smell like chinese food and axe
  • Remember to sanitize the equipment with the provided paper towels and sanitizer after you use them! Nobody likes stepping onto a machine and feeling somebody else's sweat.
  • Freshmen aren't allowed on the 3rd floor.
  • The 3rd floor of the Recreation Center is always less crowded than the 2nd.
  • new years resolution people won't last 2 weeks.... the gym will clear up soon
  • Girl look at that body, I work out!
  • Stay away from the heavy bag. It's mine; all mine
  • Come on Fridays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for the new farmer's market featuring seasonal local produce from Frecon Farms in Boyertown, PA.
  • Congrats ladies! - Mary Kay H, '02
  • Whitney yoga classes on Wednesdays are the best!
  • Squats and Oats
  • I try to get in before 4pm. Its less crowded so I can do what the fuck I want without a hiccup of hesitation
  • Best time to work out here is after finals-- it's deserted :)
  • Reading while on the elliptical makes the time go by much faster!
  • Home of the Dac Pack!
  • Wear your Drexel colors and lose your voice cheering on the Dragons to victory!
  • This place always smells like ass and onions!
  • The cross-trainer machines, similar to the elliptical, but with wider stance have built in fans...amazing!
  • Skip the Monday Zumba a creepy old man likes to come and stare down your shirt
  • Some of the treadmills have TVs attached to them. It can help keep you entertained during long runs.

Nearby places

3333 Market St (at 34th St)
3300 Market St (at 33rd St.)