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Physical Education, Fitness & Recreation

NOTE: The Fitness Center is only open to NMC students and employees for Summer 2021.
HOURS: Mon: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Tues: 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., 4:30–6 p.m.; Wed–Fri: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Most courses are joint offerings to the community, meaning you can enroll through NMC Extended Education on a non-credit basis. Call (231) 995-1700 for more information.

Intramural Program

Offers four co-ed team sports played in six-week seasons throughout the academic year. You can create a team or request to be on a team in the following sports:

  • Fall: Flag Football, Volleyball
  • Spring: Basketball, Dodgeball

For details, contact Sports and Recreation at (231) 995-1199.

Open Recreation

Students and community members can participate in regularly scheduled open recreation hours in the Physical Education Building. Open recreation is sport focused and varies throughout the year between basketball, volleyball and soccer. Academic students attend free; community members pay $4 per session on a punch card system or $6 per session pay-as-you-go.

Fitness Center

Get fit, stay fit in the NMC Fitness Center, a great resource for NMC students, employees and community members. Find current hours and details here. For more information, call (231) 995-1379.

Extended Education

A variety of non-credit courses are available each term. For a current list, visit the Personal Enrichment section of the Extended Education website.

Contact Us

Physical Education
Rajkovich Building, Main Campus (#16 on the Campus Map)
1701 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone: (231) 995-1198

The NMC Fitness Center »

Get fit, stay fit in the NMC Fitness Center located on main campus in North Hall. A friendly, well-trained fitness staff is ready to help you reach your fitness goals.

Here's what you'll find:

  • Cardio stations
  • 13 Life Fitness strengthening machines
  • Circuit training option
  • Spin bikes
  • Dumbbells and strength machines
  • TVs
  • locker rooms with showers
  • Resourceful staff

For more information, call (231) 995-1379.

Recreational Opportunities

NMC's open recreation hours allow you to join in pick-up games of basketball, volleyball, or indoor soccer. Outdoor facilities include an athletic field, softball diamonds, sand volleyball and basketball courts, a 5k course and a Frisbee/disc golf course.

Prices for Open Recreation Basketball, Volleyball and Soccer are $6 per person per individual visit. Punch cards cost $60 for 15 punches. These prices will also apply at the Fitness Center.

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