Fitness Center

Membership Events and Challenges

The Fitness Center offers its members a variety of events and challenges throughout the year.

Current & Upcoming Events

Commit to Get Fit (January 16th-March 26th)

Sign up for our weekly email program that includes exercise and nutrition tips, recipes, ways to help you reach your goals in the new year! Sign-up at our Fitness Desk the week of January 8th to receive emails weekly starting Tuesday January 16th.

National Rec Week (February 19th-23rd)

Join us in celebrating National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day on February 22nd, with week long fitness challenges and activities. Learn more about Rec Day here!

On-Going Challenges

Strength and Conditioning Records

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Ready to set a strength or conditioning record? Compete against others and yourself. Go down in history at the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center!

See a Fitness Professional today to make your attempt to break a record.

Events include:

  • Bench Press-1 RM
  • Dead Lift-1 RM
  • Squat-1 RM
  • Mile Run
  • 4 Minute Row

Climb Mt Everest Challenge

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Everyone who climbs a total of 29,035 feet on the Jacobs Ladder will receive a cool free t-shirt from Jacobs Ladder, promoting Schoolcraft College.

Plus, Jacobs Ladder will congratulate you on their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Previous Events

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot November 6th-22nd

Before the holiday, we challenged our members to complete the Turkey Trot around the Fitness Center. Members completed tracking cards to to receive a prize. Exercises include, strength training, cardio, flexibility, and participating in our Fitness Assessments.

Fall Frenzy 2017 October 4th-November 2nd

We had another great round in the Fall Frenzy tournament, making it all the way to the semi-finals. We missed the championship final by less than 2 miles! Visit our Facebook for tournament pictures and results.

Fall Flash Challenges September 6th-26th

Fitness Center challenged its members with the Fall Flash Challenges that include a Bar Hang Test on September 6th, Bench Press Test on September 15th, Plank Challenge on September 21st, and the final Wall Sit Challenge on September 26th. Prizes were given to the winners in these 3 age groups: 17-35, 36-59, 60+.

Mental Health Awareness Week - April 24-27

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us in the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center the last week of April to learn about the importance of mental health. Learn ways to cope with stress, signs of depression, how exercise can help relieve stress, and the resources that are always available to you.

Staff from counseling services will be on hand.


National Rec Day - Feb. 22, 2017

Join us on National Rec Day for fun and activities such as fitness quizzes, games, challenges, student groups, basketball games, and prizes.

Expresso Fall Frenzy Bike Challenge

Every October!

April: Row Ride Run

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Test your fitness, endurance, and will with an indoor triathlon! See the Fitness Staff to record your times for each event. A staff member must be present at the start of each event. You are allowed two attempts.

Sprint Triathlon Distance Triathlon
April 3-7
1,000 meters on the Concept 2 Rower 2,000 meters on the Concept 2 Rower
April 10-14
2.9 miles on the Expresso Bike Lost Trail Course
(Challenge Name: Indoor Sprint Tri)
5 miles on the Expresso Bike Dragon Fire Course
(Challenge Name: Indoor Distance Tri)
April 17-21
1 mile on the Treadmill
(no incline/decline)
2 miles on the Treadmill
(no incline/decline)

After you complete at least 1 event, you will receive a Fitness Center Rally Towels. Awards will be given to the top participants in each event at the end of each week. Results updated daily with scores. Overall winners who complete all 3 events win an additional prize pack!