Summer Schedule
May 14-August 10, 2018

The Anderson Hall and Gabel Hall FitWell facility hours and classes listed are only for current FitWell members (faculty, staff, dependents age 18 years and older, alumni, retirees and community members). If you are an NIU student please contact Recreation and Wellness for information on programming for students.

Fit Weight/Cardio Room (AN 126)

Day Time
Monday  6:30-7:30 a.m.
Thursday 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Gabel Weight Room (GA 143)

Day Time
Monday , Tuesday and Thursday noon-1 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday 4:30-5:45 p.m.

Lap Swim (AN pool)

Day Time
Monday - Friday 6:30-7:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tuesday 4:30-6 p.m.
Thursday  4:30-6 p.m.

There will be no family swimming sessions during summer.

Group Exercise Classes

Monday

Time Activity Location Instructor
6:45-7:15 a.m. Circuit Training AN 126 Megan G.
12:15-12:45 p.m. Deep Water Exercise AN Pool Justin
12:15-12:45 p.m. Pilates GA 143 Megan G.
4:45-5:30 p.m. Circuit Training GA 143 Josh P.

Tuesday

Time Activity Location Instructor
6:45-7:15 a.m. Deep Water Exercise AN pool Justin
12:15-12:45 p.m. Yoga AN 130 Justin
12:15-12:45 p.m. Kettlebell Circuit GA 143 Josh P.
5-5:30 p.m. Deep H2O An pool Justin

Wednesday

Time Activity Location Instructor
12:15-12:45 p.m. Kettlebell Circuit GA 143 Megan G.
12:15-12:45 p.m. Water Exercise AN pool Davon G.
4:45-5:30 p.m. Circuit Training GA 143 Josh P.

Thursday

Time Activity Location Instructor
6:45-7:15 a.m. Deep Water Exercise AN pool Megan G.
12:15-12:45 p.m. Bootcamp Circuit AN 130 Josh P.
12:15-12:45 p.m. Yoga and Stretch GA 143 Megan G.

Friday

Time Activity Location Instructor
12:15-12:45 p.m. Deep Water Exercise AN pool Josh P.

Class Descriptions

Bootcamp: traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises are mixed with cardio interval training and strength training for an efficient full-body workout.

Circuit Training: train a variety of muscle groups through a continuous series of machines, free weights, and endurance training exercises.

Core and Stability: the stability ball and body weight training are used throughout the class to perform a variety of muscle conditioning, balance, and posture exercises.

Deep Water Exercise: deep water exercise utilizes flotation belts and includes cardio intervals, and muscle conditioning with water resistance and equipment. Deep water exercise offers significantly less impact than land exercise and can develop over all fitness.

Kettlebells: a kettlebell is a cast-iron ball with a handle attached to the top of it. Kettlebell training is a fun way to build balance, power, muscle-strength, endurance and more!

Pilates: pilates exercises utilize body weight to create resistance and enhance the mind-body connection through controlled breathing. Learn how to strengthen your core, improve your posture, and improve overall body conditioning.

Stretch and Strength: this unique conditioning class includes stretching, balance, and strengthening exercises using stability balls, light dumbbells, and other resistance equipment. Beginner to Intermediate levels.

Yoga: a form of exercise that utilizes slow movements and stretching, focusing on increasing flexibility and balance, as well as relieving stress through relaxation.