People working out in the NMC Fitness Center

Physical Education, Fitness & Recreation

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.

Outdoor facilities include an athletic field, softball diamonds, sand volleyball and basketball courts, a 5k course and a Frisbee/disc golf course.

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.

Extended Education

A variety of non-credit courses are available each term. For a current list, visit the Fitness & Wellness 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.


  • Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2–6 p.m.

NOTE: Fitness Center hours vary during holidays, breaks and when NMC is not in regular session. The Fitness Center is only open to NMC students, staff and faculty.

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.