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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 Fitness 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 (except LIVESTRONG, see below); they are on a drop-in basis, so come when your schedule allows. 

View the Fall 2015 group exercise class schedule (PDF).

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

Total Body Conditioning

This class provides a quick, condensed, full body workout. Every little bit helps!


Take your frustrations out on a free-standing kick bag! Combine simple movements to create an intense workout. Class limited to 10 participants; first come, first serve.


Utilize suspension straps to push, pull, and lift your own body weight. Class limited to 10 participants; first come, first serve.

To participate in a TRX Class you must complete a 30 minute orientation with the Wellness Coordinator; schedule your appointment at the Wellness Desk.


Yoga is the no stress workout that conditions your muscles. This class helps participants achieve better posture, stronger muscles, increased flexibility and stress management through exercise and relaxation.


This is a 12-week exercise based program for cancer survivors. Any FVTC Student or Staff member who has ever been diagnosed with cancer qualifies. The fall session will run from September 21st- December 9th. Class limited to the first 4 participants and participants must register in advance. This program includes a free YMCA membership for its duration.

Wii Fit Tuesday's

Meet your Wellness Coordinator in Student Life for a Wii Fit Challenge. Any student who beats Brandy in a challenge will receive a $5 Connections Coffee Café gift card.

Wellness Center Events

Fitness Center


Appleton campus, Room E170
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.  
Saturday: 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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