The facility has membership opportunities available for community members
Summer is in full swing and so is the action at Schoolcraft College’s Fitness Center, which offers many familiar and favorite activities as well as some new options, such as open basketball on the Ocelots’ home court.
“We encourage the Schoolcraft College community and members of surrounding communities to take a look at what we have to offer,” said Patty Donohue-Ebach, Director of Recreation Services. “We have a full-service fitness center with a wide range of equipment, including cardio machines, weight machines and free weights. In addition, we have recreational facilities for several sports.”
Personal training sessions for individuals and small groups are available as well. You can learn more on the Fitness Center website.
The Fitness Center is open 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays. Weekend hours will be added in the fall.
Membership to the Fitness Center is free for active Schoolcraft College faculty, staff and credit students. Community members age 16 and older can join for $25 per month plus a one-time enrollment fee of $35. Prospective member can give the Fitness Center a tryout for just $5 for a daily pass.
The Fitness Center has:
- Cardio machines
- Weight machines
- Free weights
- Total body strength equipment
- Functional fitness equipment
- Full locker rooms with dry sauna
- See the full list of equipment
Recreational opportunities include:
Racquetball and Wallyball courts in the Physical Education building are available to reserve. Active Schoolcraft College faculty, staff and credit students play for free. For others, it is $5 per person for 90 minutes of play.
Open basketball in themain gym in the PE building is available on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Thursday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Active Schoolcraft College faculty, staff and credit students play for free. For others, it is $5 per person.
This is the final week of summer open lap swim, which is available every day from noon to 1:00 p.m. There is a capacity of 18 per timeslot and you must obtain pool pass from the Fitness Center front desk. Open swim ends Monday, July 26. Information about the fall schedule will be announced soon.
Track in the St. Joe’s Mercy Elite Sports Center (ESC) is open to use when there aren’t volleyball camps going on. The best times to walk or jog are usually 7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m. or 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Use of the ESC is included in Fitness Center membership and it is an easy walk from the Fitness Center.