Fitness Center FAQs

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Where are the bathrooms located?

The bathrooms are located on the first level in the Men’s and Women’s locker rooms.  Also on the first floor is a gender neutral restroom through the weight room on your left as you walk towards the Aquatics Center.  The second floor also has a men’s and women’s locker room past the game area.

Can I eat and/or drink in the Fitness Center?

No.  The only drink allowed is water in plastic, non-spillable bottles.

Is there a public telephone located in the HPER Center?

No.  The closest public telephone is located at the UCA Police Department, north of the HPER Center.

Where do I check for lost and found items?

Lost and found items are kept in the Equipment Check out/in room.

Can I reserve the fitness center for private use?


Do you have student jobs available?

Yes. We accept applications year round.

What is the size of the cardio room?

The Cardio Room is approximately 10,000 square feet.

What is the size of the weight room?

The weight room is approximately 10,000 square feet.

How can I get an orientation?

Orientations are offered everyday at scheduled hours.  See our website for the hours.

How do the TVs work?

Each TV is associated with a FM transmitter.  You must bring your own FM receiver with ear plugs to listen and watch TV. Each TV has its own FM frequency (station).  Simply tune into the FM station of the TV you wish to watch and you can listen and watch.  The FM station for each TV is posted on the TV.

Do you provide towels?

No. However, you are asked to bring your own towel and wipe off any sweat from machines/benches after use.

What is the appropriate attire while in the UCA Fitness Center?

Athletic attire is required.  Athletic shoes, shorts, and shirt.  No street clothes are permitted.

Are personal trainers available?

Yes.  Please visit the website for more information.

Do you have weight belts available?

Yes, and in different sizes.

Do group exercise instructors need to be certified?

No.  However, all instructors must pass audition.