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Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The MCCC Fitness Center offers the community numerous ways to get in shape and stay in shape. The center includes a fully-equipped fitness facility and an Olympic size swimming pool, located in the Physical Education (PE) Building on MCCC's West Windsor campus. Tennis courts are located adjacent to the PE Building. Members may also participate in weekly exercise classes. Rates are more reasonable than at most area gyms and there are numerous membership options.

Fitness Facilities
Fitness Center members work out in a friendly, non-competitive environment. With assistance from a courteous and dedicated staff, they can create and carry out a personal health and fitness program to achieve their long-term goals. Membership is open to all area residents 15 years and older. Those who sign up for an annual membership also have use of the college's Olympic size swimming pool.

The Fitness Center offers a wide array of aerobic machines including a StairMaster, elliptical machines, stationary bicycles, treadmills and an arc trainer. Among the Center's equipment is a string weight training circuit that includes cable crossover, leg press, glute machine, chest press and assisted dip/ chin, plus a Smith machine. Free weight equipment includes benches, kettlebells and dumbbells.

Members are issued a card that must be presented to enter the Fitness Center and for use of the locker rooms, which are open during Fitness Center hours.

Fitness Center Membership Rates
Annual Mon. - Sun. $225*
Annual Restricted Mon. - Fri.
(9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Quarterly Mon. - Sun. $75
Monthly Mon. - Sun. $35
Alumni Annual Mon. - Sun. $200*
Sr. Annual Mon. - Sun. $200*+
Sr. Quarterly Mon. - Sun. $50+
* Annual membership includes use of the pool during recreational hours.
+ Senior citizens are persons 65 and older.

Call 609-570-3738 for General Office or 609-570-3758 for Coordinator Michael DeAngelis.
Or, stop by the Fitness Center during operating hours to sign up for a membership.

Fitness Center Hours
Mon., Wed. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tues., Thurs. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

General Policies

  • New Fitness Center members may arrange for an orientation about workout equipment. Staff will also provide a written workout plan based on members' goals.
  • Members must sign in and show their ID card at every visit.
  • Food and beverages are prohibited in workout and pool areas (except for water).
  • Spotters are required for heavy lifting in the Fitness Center.
  • Appropriate attire is required. Athletic shoes should be worn in the Fitness Center. Swimmers are asked to wear swimsuits, not cut-off jeans or shorts. Children in diapers must wear plastic pants with snug elastic bands at waist and leg.

    For further information e-mail or call (609) 586-3738 or 3758.

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    Swimming Pool

    The general public along with Mercer County Community College students, faculty and staff are welcome to use MCCC's 25-yard heated swimming pool.

    Community residents may sign up for pool memberships only, or use the pool as part of their annual Fitness Center membership. Pool memberships include singles, senior citizens and families of up to five people, as well as annual and semi-annual rates. Locker rooms and showers are available for use during the pool’s open hours. Handicapped locker rooms and bathroom facilities are located on the first floor. (Towels and locks are not provided.)

    Recreational swim members may take part in the college’s exercise classes and recreational basketball and volleyball games. These activities are listed on the college calendar. Members are issued a card that must be presented for entrance to the pool area and for use of the locker rooms.

    Recreational Swim Membership Rates
    Membership Semi-Annually Annually
    *Family $165 $275
    Single (age 16 and older) $100 $160
    *Senior Citizen or Alumni - Family $115 $190
    Senior Citizen or Alumni - Single $65 $100
    * "Family" maximum of 5 people.
    + Senior citizens are persons 65 and older.

    Pool/Recreation passes are purchased in the Fitness Center located in the PE Building on the West Windsor Campus, (609) 570-3738 or 3758. Recreational memberships do not include use of the Fitness Center.

    Pool Hours
    September 1 - May 31
    Mon., Wed., Fri. 6:55 - 7:55 a.m.
    Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    Thursday 7 - 9:55 p.m.
    Saturday 1 - 4 p.m.
    June 1 - August 31
    Mon., Wed., Fri. 6:55 - 7:55 a.m.
    Mon., Tues., Wed. 5:30 - 7 p.m.
    Thursday 5:30 - 9:55 p.m.
    Saturday 1 - 4 p.m.

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    (most weeks during Fall and Spring semesters)
    Activity Time Location
    Evening Yoga 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PE 225
    Zumba noon - 1 p.m. PE Gym
    Lunch Yoga noon - 1 p.m. PE Gym
    Evening Yoga 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PE 225

    Wellness Activities / Recreation Schedule

    Group Exercise and Fitness Activities
    All Fitness Center and Recreational Swim members may take part in the college’s exercise classes, including yoga and zumba, and recreational basketball and volleyball games. The schedule for these activities is listed on the college calendar.
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    Tennis Courts
    Members may also use the college’s seven outdoor tennis courts located adjacent to the Physical Education (PE) Building. There are no restrictions on use of the courts. They are available on a first come, first served basis.
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    Questions are welcome. Please e-mail or call the Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation at (609) 570-3738 or 3758.

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