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Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is located in Room E170 on the Appleton campus and features a variety of exercise equipment available for free use by students and staff. Included in the center are cardiovascular and strength equipment, as well as shower and locker facilities. 

Several health and wellness programs are offered to students and staff throughout the year. 

View the Wellness Center Brochure (PDF)

Well Student Spotlight Nomination Form (PDF)

Fitness Center Services


A free one time, one hour appointment where you will learn about exercise recommendations and how to properly use the equipment. You will leave with a full body strength training routine personalized for you.

Personal Training

Students get two free 45 minute personal training sessions per semester, after they’ve completed an orientation. This is a great option for those who have plateaued and want to switch up their routine.

Fitness Assessment

Test your current fitness level to establish a baseline or track progress. Students get two free fitness assessments each semester. The Fitness Assessment includes body composition testing, blood pressure, 3 minute step test, push-ups, sit-ups, and sit & reach.

Nutrition Consultation

For this appointment option, students are required to bring a 3 day food log, outlining everything they eat and drink and the quantity. We will review your food log together and highlight areas where you can make changes and improvements.

Wellness Check

Knowing your health related numbers can be a motivational tool to help you reach your wellness goals. You will leave knowing your BMI, body fat percent-age, weight, blood pressure, and resting heart rate.

Group Exercise Schedule

All classes are appropriate for any fitness level. We encourage participants to go at their own pace. All classes are free for FVTC students and staff. There is no registration for these classes; they are on a drop-in basis, so come when your schedule allows. 

View the Spring 2016 group exercise class schedule (PDF).

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

Cardio Kickboxing

Class format integrates punches and kicks to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, and get an awesome workout.

Cardio/Strength Circuit

Workout will include high/low aerobics or circuits. Strength training exercises will also be incorporated through the use of various strength equipment.

Fitness Walking

All class members will meet in the Wellness Center (E170) and walk through the halls of the tech, working towards a higher number of steps and longer distances. Bring a pedometer if you have one as we will track steps after each class.

Intro to MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)

Combination of Boxing, Muy Thai, Brazilian Jujitsu, Judo, and Wrestling. Class will focus on the basic fundamentals of these areas, designing a way to increase your cardiovascular performance, improve mental focus, create an overall feeling of confidence, and learn tactics for self-defense.

Strength & Stretch

This class helps you stretch and lengthen your body as well as incorporating basic body weight exercises to also strengthen your muscles.


Utilize suspension straps to push, pull, and lift your own body weight. Class limited to 9 participants; first come, first serve.

Wii Challenge

Come to STUDENT LIFE (E137) and challenge the Wellness Center Staff and other students for a chance to win a prize!!


An aerobic class featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.

Wellness Center Events

March Madness Door Basketball Shout Out Competition

Upcoming Incentive Programs

6 Week Ironman & Half Ironman Challenge - April 4-May 13

Fitness Center


Appleton campus, Room E170
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.  
Saturday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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