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 All Purdue University and Indiana University Fort Wayne Students Who Took Winter Semester Classes

and Those Taking Summer Classes Have An Athletic Center Fitness Membership!

Summer Fitness Hours May 6th-August 19th:

Mon-Thurs. 6:30am-10pm  Friday 6:30am-7pm

Saturday 8 am-5pm and Sunday 2pm 8pm



 2017-2018 membership sales continue. No rate increase. Memberships can  be purchased at the Athletics Center 1st floor customer service desk.  Purdue University Fort Wayne benefitted faculty and staff can get a payroll deduct membership through Human Resources. Contact us at 481-6655

Take a tour of the Athletics Center fitness areas.  Click Here 

Click here for  Membership Information. 

Be a Mastodon In Motion! 



                                  Sign Up for Intramurals!

                  Go to www.imleagues.com/IPFW/Registration

   All members can join fitness classes. Click here for the schedule.

Other events may be scheduled to cause area closings, please check the notifications at the Athletics Center Desk , also click here to view special events calendar at www.ipfw.edu/specialevents 




The Purdue University Fort Wayne Athletics Center, 173,000 square foot, tri-level facility is located on the northeast end of the  campus.  The center is accessible from St. Joe Road, Crescent Avenue,  or Coliseum Boulevard.

The Athetics Center is home to NCAA Division I Mastodon Athletics.

Located on the campus, the Athletics Center and Hilliard Gates Center is east of  the music building at the north end of campus, south of the new medical building. Facility use is available for Purdue University and Indiana University Fort Wayne students. Discounted fitness memberships are available for Purdue University and Indiana University employees. Memberships are also available for IU medical students, student spouses, IPFW alumni, IU alumni and Purdue Unv. alumni.

  • Updated 3 court basketball/volleyball arena seating 2,000 fans
  • Fieldhouse with a 200 meter mondo surface running and walking track
  • 1/9 mile second floor indoor track with a tartan rubber surface
  • 2 racquetball/handball courts
  • Cardiovascular conditioning areas
  • Strength training areas
  • fitness classes 

Cardio Conditioning

  • Life Fitness upright bikes with heart rate monitors
  • Life Fitness and Precor treadmills with heart rate monitors
  • Elliptical EFX Cross Trainers
  • Stairmaster
  • Concept II rowing machines
  • Airodyne bikes
  • Recumbant Bikes
  • Sci Fit total body recumbent bike

Strength Training

  • 15 piece Nautilus circuit 
  • Complete dumbbell racks
  • Complete line of free weight equipment
  • Matted area for free weight training
  • Stability balls, medicine balls, and bands,