Wellness and Recreation Hall

Wellness and Recreation Hall 

Workout Area Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:00am-11pm
Saturday: 6;30am-4pm
Sunday: 6;30am-10pm

This facility includes a main gym, strength training/cardio area, aerobics room, music room, racquetball court, plus locker rooms.   

Options for Your Leisure

Staying Connected

One full basketball court (also used for indoor soccer).  A divider curtain can be lowered for: 2 short basketball courts, 2 volleyball courts, 2 dodgeball courts, 2 pickleball courts or 2 badminton courts. 

Strength Training/Cardio Area
An assortment of selectorized weight equipment stations by Cybex.  Cardio Equipment by TRUE Fitness that  includes: treadmills, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, water rowers, and stairclimbers.  Medicine balls are available as well.

There is one racquetball court available, which may also be used for handball. The court may be used for one hour at a time. Make reservations HERE .  Rackets, balls and goggles can be checked out at the desk.

Aerobics Room 
With a mirrored wall, these items available in the Aerobics Room are a good addition to your workout:

  • Mats for doing floor exercises and stretches
  • Dumbbells 2lb - 10lb
  • Stability Balls in a variety of sizes
  • Spin Bikes
  • Jump ropes and resistance bands (Try our new resistance band wall anchors)
  • Heavy Bag - gloves can be checked out at the desk
  • Bosu Balls
  • Ballet Barre
  • TV/VCR/DVD Player for use with exercise videos/dvd’s
  • PiYo and Insanity DVD’s available for check-out
  •  Yoga Blocks and Stretching Bands

Fitness Classes also take place in the Aerobic Room.  They vary by quarter, but below are some of our popular ones:

  • Spinning
  • Total Body
  • Cardio KickBoxing
  • Zumba
  • Power Yoga 
  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Mindfulness Meditation (in the Music Room)

Occasionally, we'll have a class outside, such as yoga.

Music Room (Rm 103 A)
This unique room includes two pianos and is available on a first-come-first-served basis.  Occasionally, we'll offer grab n' go or take 'n make crafts.

Outdoor Sand Volleyball Court & Basketball Court
Located just South of the Wellness & Recreation Center.  This is usually on a first come; first served basis, but if you have a large group who would like to reserve either court, contact Erin Hoffmann at ehoffm@midwestern.edu

Lactation Room (Rm 102)
Here is a private space for nursing/pumping mothers that is equipped with a refrigerator, rocking chair, small table and binder.  Please sign-in and sign-out.  


Locker Rooms 
Locker rental for the academic year begins in August (Summer registration begins end of May).  August-May locker rental is $30; Summer Quarter is $10.  You supply your own lock.  There are also four daily use lockers in both locker rooms.

Equipment Checkout 
Available equipment includes:

  • Racquetball rackets, balls and goggles
  • Basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs (indoor and outdoor), dodge balls, and footballs
  • Softball equipment
  • Volleyball equipment
  • Badminton equipment
  • Pickleball equipment
  • Bean Bags/Cornhole
  • Frisbees, Ladderball, Bocce ball, Scoop Ball
  • Plinko and Kerplunk
  • Exercise DVDs

Intramural Sports

Offered year round, we have a wide variety of intramural sports available to help you break a sweat and socialize with students from your program, as well as the other programs on campus. Sports vary by season and include but are not limited to:

  • Flag Football
  • Badminton
  • Pickleball
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Outdoor Soccer
  • Racquetball
  • Sand Volleyball
  • 6-on-6 Volleyball
  • Dodgeball
  • Futsal
  • 3-on-3 Basketball
  • Softball
  • Tournaments

Every player will get a shirt for registering (excluding summer qtr).  Intramural Champion T-shirts will also be provided to the champions of each league.  An email is sent out each quarter with all information for registration.

Federal Work Study Positions 
Positions available include: Desk Monitor, Intramural Sports-Coordinator, Official, and Scorekeeper, Fitness Class/Special Interest Class Instructors.  Previous experience preferred but not necessary.  If interested, please first confirm your Federal Work Study eligibility with the Office of Student Financial Services and then contact Bonnie Wheeler.

Hours & Contact Information

Current Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6:30am-11:00pm
Saturday: 6:30am-4pm
Sunday: 6:30am-10pm
*Special closures & holidays will be announced
Phone: (623)537-6471

Email: azwellnesscenter@midwestern.edu

Bonnie Wheeler
Assistant Dir. of Student Activities
Erin Hoffmann
Student Activities Coordinator
Kendra Hoes
Recreation & Housing Assistant
JT Gilbertson
Front Desk Assistant

Hours & Contact Information

Open 7 days a week:
Mon-Fri - 7:30am-11pm
Sat - 8am-4pm
Sun - 8am-10pm

*Special closures & holidays will be announced
Phone: (623)537-6471
Email: azwellnesscenter@midwestern.edu


Bonnie Wheeler, Assistant Director of Student Activities
Erin Hoffmann, Student Activities Coordinator
Kendra Hoes, Recreation & Housing Assistant
JT Gilbertson, Front Desk Assistant


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