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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)

Bullseye in July (PDF) 

Kayaking Down the Wolf River (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 Summer 2016 group exercise class schedule (PDF).

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

10 Minute Stretching

Enjoy calming music and dimmed lights as you stretch. Each day will target a different area and sometimes total body. You’ll leave feeling relaxed and ready to finish your day.

Active Happy Hour

This class will get you moving with a different routine or game each week. All classes will take place on the lawn by Entrance 9. If there is bad weather we will be inside. 

Class Topics:

May 26: H.I.I.T (High Intensity Interval Training)

June 2: Fitness Walking (incorporating strength exercises along the way)

June 9: Arms & Abs

June 16: Fitness Relay

June 23: Butts & Gutts

June 30: Yoga

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.

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.


This class targets the waistline, abs, obliques, lower back and glutes to give you a great shape and strengthen your core.

Fitness Center Events

Kayaking down the Wolf River  |  Saturday, July 23  |  Sign up in Student Life  |  View PDF

Bike rental with Appleton Bike Shop  |  Date TBD

Upcoming Incentive Programs

Bulls Eye in July  |  July 11-29  |  View PDF

FVTC Olympics  |  August 8-19 

Fitness Center


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

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