Southwestern's Fitness Center is a fully accessible, state-of-the-art facility with a complete range of exercise equipment, including treadmills, recumbent bicycles, upright bicycles, elliptical cross trainers, weight circuit equipment, and free weights. The Fitness Center was designed as a safe and hygienic work-out environment for members. Exercise equipment has posted instructions for members to individualize their workout program and progress at their own rate and interest. Weight and cardiovascular exercise areas are well-lit and have flooring which provides excellent cushion and traction for member comfort and equipment safety. The Fitness Center classroom has mirrors, wood plank and clip flooring for low impact exercise, and dimmable lighting for members interested in practicing meditation, Yoga, or Tai Chi. Locker facilities are fully accessible providing convenient storage for personal items as well as showers and vanities with brightly lit mirrors and convenience hair dryers.
Fitness Center Hours of Operation
The Fitness Center hours have been scheduled based upon anticipated use patterns as well as Fitness Center Assistant availability. The Fitness Center reserves the right to add, modify or change hours throughout the year as needed.
|Fall/Spring Semester Schedule|
|Monday - Thursday||6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.|
|Friday||6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.|
|Saturday & Sunday||10 a.m. - 3 p.m.|
Operating hours during exam, holiday, and break periods will be announced by email and the video monitors around campus.
Fitness Center News
Exercise Video Library:
If you have exercise videos that you have grown tired of or no longer use, consider donating them to the Fitness Center Exercise Video Library. The Library has over 80 titles with an exercise selection including Yoga, Tai Chi, Kickboxing, Pilates, Aerobics, Step Aerobics and more. Your donation will be greatly appreciated.
We are always on the lookout for new ideas and suggestions for the Fitness Center. A suggestion box is located at the Reception Desk and is awaiting your ideas on Fitness Center operations, amenities, and equipment. Suggestions may also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment Opportunities for Students
Administrative Services is seeking students interested in working as Fitness Center Assistants. All Fitness Center positions are funded through college work-study funds. Interested students should contact the Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility. Once eligibility is confirmed, students may contact Administrative Services. To be considered, students should drop off a current resume and work availability schedule form.