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Finley Recreation Center

Students ride stationary bikes during a spin class at finley recreation center

Department of Health & Wellness Education

The Beverly Burpee Finley Recreation Center includes 5,952 feet of gymnasium (half court only), a 4,608-foot fitness center, group exercise room and complete locker facilities. A variety of recreational, wellness and fitness events are held in the facilities, as well as intramural sports for students. Intramurals include half court basketball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee and soccer.

The fitness center is located on the first floor of the facility, adjacent to the gymnasium. It is equipped with step mills, treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes and rowers. The strength and conditioning area has free weights, power lifting platform, weight machines, benches, cable machines and an entire functional training area with stability balls, bands, medicine balls, etc. Professional services include personal training sessions, fitness assessments, equipment orientations, fitness training programs, as well as nutrition and stress management programs (a small fee may be applied for certain services).

The 1,500 sq. ft. group exercise room located on the second floor of Finley Recreation Center is the site for wellness and group exercise classes. Group exercise classes include spinning, Zumba, cardio kickboxing, yoga, core conditioning, Kettlebell and spinning classes.  Classes are offered throughout the year, however frequency of class and times may change. 

Other programs offered by the Department of Health & Wellness Education include Outdoor Adventure Club, Student Health Advisory Council, Dine & Discover,  Workshops and Stress Relief Series. Trips include white water rafting, hiking, ice climbing and skiing/snowboarding, etc. Trips range from beginner to advanced.

The mission of the Department of Health and Wellness Education at the Finley Recreation Center is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the lives of its users through social, physical and wellness activities. The programming initiative supports the education and development of students, faculty and staff by promoting their optimal health and well being. We provide opportunities and encourage our community to develop and practice health, wellness, fitness and recreational activities that become a part of a healthy lifestyle.

By actively involving itself in the formation of University events, academic departments, health and wellness initiatives, and the preservation of campus traditions, the Finley Recreation Center also plays an essential role in enhancing student life and sustaining the campus identity.

​For information on membership fees, click here.

Locker Policy

Lockers are available for day use only. Call or visit for more information.