The Fitness Center, located next to the Athletics-Recreation Center, has a vast array of cardio equipment and strength machines to keep Valpo students strong and fit.

You can find the Recreational Sports offices in the north side of the building.

The Fitness Center, located next to the ARC, has a vast array of cardio equipment and strength machines to keep Valpo students strong and fit.  The home for Recreational Sports, you can find the Recreational Sports offices in the north side of the building.

**Facility use limited to CURRENT Students, Faculty/Staff, and spouses.**

Part-Time Student Fee – $35 per Semester

Faculty/Staff/Spouse Fees

  • $180 Full Payment – 1 Calendar Year
  • $10 Payroll Deduction – For use during the Academic Year ONLY (No Summer Usage)
  • $9 Payroll Deduction – Year Round Usage

Summer Fee – $35

All payments may be made using cash, check, or Crusader cash.

Guest passes are available to additional fees. Restrictions do apply.

NOTE: Facility hours may vary based on university schedule and/or other events. Please make sure you are checking our hours online before attending the Fitness Center.

  • Must have valid Valparaiso University ID and swipe into front desk
  • Must have change of shoes – OUTSIDE SHOES are prohibited
  • Must wear closed toe shoes
  • NO sandals, high heels, bare feet, or hard soled footwear
  • Must wear appropriate workout clothing (NO jeans)
  • Shirts are to be worn at all times
  • Clothing with offensive language and/or graphics is prohibited
  • Re-Rack weights when finished

  • Slamming or dropping weight plates will result in loss of fitness privileges
  • Weight collars are to be used on bars at all times
  • Return equipment to proper area when finished
  • Wipe down equipment and/or machines after use
  • Obscene language or gestures WILL NOT be tolerated
  • Bringing a lock for daily lockers is strongly encouraged
  • Bags or backpacks are NOT permitted on the Fitness Center floor
  • Food or drinks other than water in a closed container are prohibited
  • Report all accidents and/or injuries

**You do not have to be a Fitness Center member to participate in fitness classes. If you are NOT a member, group fitness classes provide an opportunity for faculty/staff to participate. There is NO non-member fee as a benefit for being an employee.


**Group Fitness Punch cards are only valid for the six month period in which they are purchased (January – June or July – December).

  • Yearly Unlimited Pass for $130
  • 30 classes for $1.50 each
  • 15 classes for $2 each
  • 5 classes for $3 each
  • **Group Fitness classes are only offered to current students, faculty, and staff members of Valparaiso University.”