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The Gymnasium is a room that prisoners can exercise and release aggression in. It is similar to yard, but with some minor differences. Prisoners will use the room during Freetime and Yard regime times.

While they exercise, prisoners can increase their reputations such as tough, strong and fast. The room does however reduce the prisoners hygiene, so it is advice to place a few showers inside the room.

Room Grading[]

If Cleared for Transfer DLC is enabled, the room will be graded on a scale from 1-10. A rooms grade can be viewed in the menu Logistics -> Room Quality. The rooms grade will increase if the following criteria's are met:

Tips & Tricks[]

  • Gang members prefer the yard over gymnasium as since they can't take over the gymnasium.