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All Purdue University and Indiana University Fort Wayne Students Have an Athletic Center Fitness Membership!

Memberships are available for faculty, staff, retirees, alumni, student spouses, other college students and community members. 

2019-2020 membership sales begin August 1.

Events may be scheduled to cause closings in the fitness area, please check the notifications at the Athletics Center Desk and the Special Events Calendar.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Athletics Center

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 campus, the Athletics Center and Hilliard Gates Center is east of  the music building at the north end of campus, south of the 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 University 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 
  • Personal training available

Cardio Conditioning

  • Life Fitness Upright and Recumbent Bikes
  • Life Fitness and NEW Precor Treadmills
  • NEW Elliptical EFX Cross Trainers
  • NEW Precor AMTs (Adaptive Motion Trainer)
  • Stairmaster
  • Concept II Rowing Machines
  • Sci Fit Total Body Exerciser
  • Cybex Total Body Arc Trainer

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, kettlebells and bands