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Well-being and Recreation

Fitness Center

Outside view of the Gates Fitness Center.

Get Fit at the Gates Center

The Purdue University Fort Wayne Hilliard Gates Center, home to our fitness center, is a 173,000 square foot, tri-level facility is located on the northeast side of campus. The center is accessible from St. Joe Road, Crescent Avenue or Coliseum Boulevard.

All students (of both Purdue Fort Wayne and IU Fort Wayne) get a FREE membership. Paid memberships are available for faculty, staff, retirees, alumni, student spouses, college students attending other institutions, and community members.

We are a multi-purpose facility, throughout the year there are special events and functions that may require some or all of the Athletics Center to close. Please check with the Fitness Center Front Desk, 260-481-6655 or follow us on Instagram @pfw_wellrec.

Hours of Operation:

Summer Hours 2022

Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.

Note: We are closed on all campus holidays.

News and Alerts:

Last updated on May 9 at 9:00 a.m.

Purdue Fort Wayne Summer Hours

Effective Saturday, May 7 thru Sunday, August 21 the Fitness Center will be following its summer hours listed above. We hope everyone has a relaxing and fulfilling summer.