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  • Get Active, Make Friends & Have Fun


    We offer high quality programming and services to the campus community in a welcoming and friendly space.

  • Challenge Yourself, Learn New Skills


    We bring the outdoors indoors for novice and accomplished climbers.

  • Clean, Comfortable Atmosphere


    We provide a comprehensive array of the latest exercise equipment and fitness services in a clean, comfortable environment.

Fitness Center


we are open!

After six months of mandatory shutdown, we have secured necessary approvals from the Department of Health and campus leadership to reopen.

The Fitness Center will open with a modified schedule to start with the hope to expand hours.

Starting Monday, September 14: 

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.;  Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • The facility will close mid-day from 2 – 3 p.m. for sanitizing, M – F.
  • The climbing wall and Hood Hall site will not open.
  • Group exercise classes will be offered indoors and outdoors.  We will release information on the schedule soon.

Important to remember: 

  • Capacity is reduced to 33 people in the Fitness Center
  • You must wear an appropriate face covering even while exercising
  • You must stay socially distanced (6 ft.) from others
  • You must clean equipment you use before and after your use
  • You must pre-register for group exercise classes (www.imleagues.com/Plattsburgh)

The mission of the Fitness Center is to implement, provide and facilitate quality fitness-related activities that assist in fostering an outstanding educational experience by enhancing the physical and mental well-being of its participants.

Our Facilities


The 5,000 square foot Fitness Center houses cardiovascular equipment, resistive weight equipment and a free weight area. A separate 1,800 square foot aerobics studio is dedicated to group exercise class offerings. A 2,700 square foot group activity room is home to spinning and cardio-kickboxing classes. The climbing wall offers 1,800 square feet of varied climbing terrain. The 1,200 square foot satellite facility in Hood Hall also accommodates on-campus student members.

Individual Attention & Programs


The Fitness Center is a component of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation. It is managed by a full-time director, while the group exercise program is coordinated by a half-time group exercise specialist. The Fitness Center staff is comprised of student trainers, supervisors, aerobics, spinning, Zumba, yoga and cardio-kickboxing instructors. They provide individual and group instruction and are available to develop and implement safe and effective personalized programs for members of the campus community.

Where to Find Us


The Fitness Center is located on the lower level of Memorial Hall in the center of campus.

Hours of Operation


Due to COVID-19, the Fitness Center is operating with modified hours. Please see hours of operation above.

Regular Hours when College is in Session

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon – 9 p.m.

When College is not in Session

  • The Fitness Center will close at 4 p.m. on March 13, 2020 and will stay closed during spring break.
  • Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays and legal holidays

Summer Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays and legal holidays
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