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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

Orientation

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, you will be showed how to set up an account on Super Tracker so you can begin logging your food, drink, and quantities. We will come back together to review your food log 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 Fall 2016 group exercise class schedule (PDF).

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

Awakening Yoga

Start your week off right with a healthy dose of awareness. Increase strength, flexibility, and clarity.

Fitness Walking

All class members will meet in the Wellness Center (E170) and walk through the halls or outside, 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.

Cardio Kickboxing

Class format integrates punches and kicks to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, and get an awesome workout. Punching bags will be used, no additional equipment required for class. 

Xbox Kinect Challenge

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

TRX

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

Zumba

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

30 Minute Strength

Explore a variety of exercises and techniques as you strengthen your entire body. Class is designed to give you a total body workout in minimal time, utilizing a combination of free-weight equipment and functional exercises.

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.

Cardio Circuit Express

Rev up your cardio routine! You’re in control of your machine as you are led through a high-energy, high-intensity interval class that will challenge you by utilizing treadmills, stair steppers, ellipticals, bikes, and rowers.

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.

Yoga/Pilates Fusion

Get the core strengthening of Pilates combined with the flexibility and stability gained through yoga. Classes will rotate between a half hour of yoga and a half hour of Pilates. 

Fitness Center Events

Aug. 29  |  Start of Group Exercise Schedule 

Sept. 8  |  Fitness Center Open House 

Sept. 14  |  Involvement Fair - Get signed up for the Wellness Club. 

Sept. 15  |  Backpack Awareness Day - Commons, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Wellness Wilderness Workshops
Sept. 17
Oct. 8
Nov. 5
Dec. 3

Upcoming Incentive Programs

Fall Back into Fitness  |  Sept. 6-30

Lean Halloween  |  Oct. 3-31

FVTC Wellness Week  |  Nov. 7-11 

Health for the Holidays  |  Nov. 14-Dec. 9

Candy Cane Challenge  |  Dec. 5-16 

Fitness Center

Visit:

Appleton campus, Room E170
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.  
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

fitnesscenter@fvtc.edu
920-996-2884

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