Lansing Community College
Downtown Campus Fitness Center
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Fitness/Physical Conditioning

Fitness and Wellness offers a variety of fitness and physical conditioning classes that are designed to advance the overall health of the student. Emphasis is placed on learning appropriate exercise techniques as well as general wellness principles. Some courses included in the Fitness/Physical Conditioning program are total fitness, yoga, core and flexibility.

West Campus Fitness Center
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West Campus Fitness Center
Downtown Campus Fitness Center
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Downtown Campus Fitness Center
Weight Training
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Weight Training

Fitness and Wellness offers courses specifically focused on learning strength training methods. Instruction on proper lifting technique and training methodologies will be explored.

Overview

Research shows that the fitness of your body is related to the fitness of your brain. Physical exercise is like "Miracle Grow" for the brain. It activates the release of "BDNF" which is a neuron growth factor that improves cognition, stimulates us to keep us alert, lowers stress, improves memory and puts students in the optimal learning environment. Exercise feeds the brain glucose (energy) and oxygen, which helps to build better connections between the neurons that help the brain to read, write and compute. Scientists have discovered that exercise has the most effect on the Hippocampus, which is the portion of the brain that helps short term memory convert new information into long term memory... which is very important for learning!

  • There is no longer a fee for Fitness Memberships
  • The hours specified for all LCC facilities are subject to change upon decision of the program director.
  • Questions? Please direct all concerns to: Fitness and Wellness Program
    HHS Building, Room 108
    517-483-1410
    LCC-HHS@star.lcc.edu
  • The Fitness and Wellness Program IS NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles. Lockers and locker rooms are for day use ONLY.

Facilities

  • Fitness Centers

    Main Campus - Gannon Building, Room 2115
    West Campus - Room M126

    LCC has two fitness centers, one on Main Campus and one on West Campus. Students can use both facilities by enrolling in total fitness classes (PFFT 100, 101, 102, 103, or PFFT 109). For students who want to use the facilities but not earn academic credit, student and alumni memberships are available. Faculty will help you design a customized fitness program to meet your needs.

    Both centers offer a wide variety of cardiovascular and strength training machines including treadmills, ellipticals, both upright and recumbent bikes, Cybex, Free Motion and Magnum Fitness equipment as well as running/walking tracks and stretching areas.

     

    people working out in the fitness center

    Downtown Campus Fitness Center

    people working out at west campus fitness center

    West Campus Fitness Center

    Facility Hours

    Main Campus GB 2115

    Monday - Friday

    6:30 am - 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Sunday

    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    West Campus WCB 126

    Monday - Friday

    6:30 am - 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    Closed

    Sunday

    Closed

  • Weight Room

    Main Campus - Gannon Building, Room 1115

    LCC's weight room is complete with Icarian, Cybex, Paramount, Hammer Strength and Morden machines, cardio equipment and over 10,000 pounds of free weights. The weight room offers ample selection for beginners to advanced students as well as expert instruction in the use of the equipment and the safest, best ways to achieve students' goals.

     

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    Weight Training Classes (PFWT)

    We offer a variety of weight training classes allowing students to learn about safety, the proper use of equipment, muscle strengthening and endurance. Classes are available for beginners as well as advanced weight training students.

    Weight room use is meant for experienced lifters. It is recommended that you take or have taken PFWT112, 123, or 124.

    Membership Requirements

    All individuals must be in good standing with Lansing Community College. This includes but is not limited to having no holds on your account.

    You must be a current student, staff, or faculty. To qualify as an alumni you must have previously taken a minimum of one credit.

    Alumni must be registered through the Alumni Association in order to acquire a STAR Card from Police and Public Safety.

    Facility Hours

    Weight Room - GB 1115

    Monday - Friday

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Monday - Thursday

    3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Saturday

    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Sunday

    Closed

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Contact Us

Fitness and Wellness Program

Health and Human Services Division Office

HHS Building, 108
517-483-1410
517-483-1508 fax

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