Here’s a list of our exercise facilities.
Please note that hours and availability are subject to change.
Bring your student ID and a towel. You’ll need appropriate swimming attire to use the college pools.
Fitness Lab (weight room) is open to all credit students at no charge:
gym is usually open:
However, please note that it may be closed for events, including volleyball or basketball games, testing, meetings or other college functions. A weekly list of closings is posted in the equipment room where students check in, but the gym may be closed without advance notice.
BHC has a
jogging trail marked for either a 1.5-mile or 2-mile run or walk.
Tennis courts, available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, can be used every day but Friday mornings, when classes are held.
weight room is open to all credit students at no charge:
Tennis courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis, also at no charge.
EFC's fitness center is open free of charge to credit students registered in a PHED/KINE course, faculty and staff with an Eastfield ID. There is a small fee ($10/month and $25/quarter) for using the pool or weight room for all others.
The outdoor pool (which is kept at 88 degrees!) is open Monday-Friday, from noon-4 p.m. from March to October. (A lifeguard is on duty then.) In the event of inclement weather, the pool will be closed.
The soft-surface, outdoor
jogging trail is a mile long, marked off in quarter-mile increments. It's open dawn to dusk.
racquetball and tennis courts are also open, and students can check out golf clubs and use the
golf green to play a round.
El Centro College has two locations for physical fitness.
At its main downtown campus, El Centro's Physical Fitness Lab, Aerobic Super Circuit and
gymnasium (located in C-220) are available to students at no charge with their valid student ID. Workout hours vary by semester. Contact the Student Life Office, 214-860-2137 (Room B-270) for current availability and procedures.
Phone Number: 972-860-5603 Room: S1020
fitness center is free during open hours to students taking P.E. classes. For other students, the fee is $45 for three months.
Fitness center hours are:
tennis courts are open to all credit students, free of charge, when class is not in session. You can also use the
jogging trail and the two small
outdoor basketball courts.
Students taking credit P.E. classes may use Richland’s Fitness Center free of charge. The facilities can hold up to 40 people at one time. Students not currently taking P.E. classes can sign up to use the Fitness Center for $20 a month. For detailed information, including hours of operation, visit the
Richland Fitness Center webpage.
Tennis courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis when classes are not in session; there’s no charge for credit students with an ID.
gym is open on a limited basis for free play, although the busy fall schedule means there aren’t many open hours.
Richland also has a soft-surface,
outdoor jogging trail that is 3/4 mile long, marked off in 1/8-mile increments. A
one-mile circuit uses some of the sidewalks on campus in conjunction with the soft-surface track.