The Fitness Center, located next to the Athletics-Recreation Center, has a vast array of cardio equipment and strength machines to keep Valpo students strong and fit.

You can find the Recreational Sports offices in the north side of the building.

**Facility use limited to CURRENT Students, Faculty/Staff, and spouses.**

Part-Time Student Fee – $35 per Semester

Faculty/Staff/Spouse Fees

  • $180 Full Payment – 1 Calendar Year
  • $10 Payroll Deduction – For use during the Academic Year ONLY (No Summer Usage)
  • $9 Payroll Deduction – Year Round Usage

Summer Fee – $35

All payments may be made using cash, check, or Crusader cash.

Guest passes are available for an additional fee. Restrictions do apply.

NOTE: Facility hours may vary based on university schedule and/or other events. Please make sure you are checking our hours online before attending the Fitness Center.

  • Must have valid Valparaiso University ID and swipe into front desk
  • Must have change of shoes – OUTSIDE SHOES are prohibited
  • Must wear closed toe shoes
  • NO sandals, high heels, bare feet, or hard soled footwear
  • Must wear appropriate workout clothing (NO jeans)
  • Shirts are to be worn at all times
  • Clothing with offensive language and/or graphics is prohibited
  • Re-rack weights when finished

  • Slamming or dropping weight plates will result in loss of fitness privileges
  • Weight collars are to be used on bars at all times
  • Return equipment to proper area when finished
  • Wipe down equipment and/or machines after use
  • Obscene language or gestures WILL NOT be tolerated
  • Bringing a lock for daily lockers is strongly encouraged
  • Bags or backpacks are NOT permitted on the Fitness Center floor
  • Food or drinks other than water in a closed container are prohibited
  • Report all accidents and/or injuries

**You do not have to be a Fitness Center member to participate in fitness classes. If you are NOT a member, group fitness classes provide an opportunity for faculty/staff to participate. There is NO non-member fee as a benefit for being an employee.


**Group Fitness Punch cards are only valid for the six month period in which they are purchased (January – June or July – December).

  • Yearly Unlimited Pass for $130
  • 30 classes for $1.50 each for $45 total
  • 15 classes for $2 each for $30 total
  • 5 classes for $3 each for $15 total
  • **Group Fitness classes are only offered to current students, faculty, and staff members of Valparaiso University.