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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

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.

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.

News & Events

  • Finals Week Schedule — Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  We will close Friday, May 19 at 1:30 p.m.
  • No summer operation is planned due to continued phase II construction and renovation to Memorial Hall. The spring session will end Friday, May 19.


The Fitness Center continues to operate in temporary space to offer fitness activities during phase II of building construction. Located in Memorial Hall on the first floor, in rooms 108 (cardio) and 110 (resistance).

Group Exercise Classes

View Group Class Schedules page.

Facility Updates

The Hood Hall fitness center is off-line. All group activity classes are being offered in Algonquin Hall. The climbing wall program is off-line due to construction. 

Check back for updates and do your best to stay active and healthy!

Rec Fee Structure

SUNY approved a mandatory Rec (recreation) Fee for eligible students that started Fall 2019. The fee is $85 per semester ($170 academic year) and will appear on the SUNY Plattsburgh tuition bill. Faculty/staff and alumni rates remain unchanged.

Requests for an exemption from this fee must meet certain criteria.

View description of mandatory fees

Register Online

Faculty and staff may register for membership online. See “Sign up for Membership” for details. Faculty and staff can register for membership through MyPlattsburgh.

Details on all of our programming is available. Call 518-564-3143 or 518-564-3142 for more information or review our website. Our staff of instructors are here to help you get the most out of your fitness experience.

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