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Experience Recreation


Academic Year Hours

Monday-Thursday: 6:00AM-11:45PM
Friday: 6:00AM - 9:45PM
Saturday: 10:00AM-7:45PM
Sunday: 10:00AM-11:45PM

Spring Break Hours
March 17th: 6:00AM-2:00PM
March 18-25th: CLOSED
March 26th: 4:00PM-10:45PM

The McPhee Strength and Performance Center (MSPC) is a state-of-the-art strength and cardiovascular center located on the first floor of the McPhee Physical Education Center. Covering almost 8,000 square feet, the MSPC holds over 20,000 pounds of free weights, 5,000 pounds of dumbbell weight and 1,000 pounds of Olympic bumper plates. The MSPC is home to 55 pieces of weight training equipment and 36 cardiovascular units. We have also just recently added a 24' x 6' CrossFit Rigging System to the facility.

The MSPC is extremely accessible being open over 105 hours per week, seven days a week. Members are allowed unlimited access to the MSPC during hours of operation. Memberships are available on a semester, academic, calendar and summer basis.

Blugold cards and a valid membership are required. Memberships are available at the McPhee Information Desk.

Couch to 5k Challenge

Couch to 5k Challenge
Get yourself ready for the Shamrock Shuffle 5k! All participants will receive a retro Shamrock Shuffle T-shirt!

How to participate: 1. Join the FREE 5 week, Couch to 5k Challenge and view the easy to follow training schedule. The schedule begins on February 6th. The goal is to
ready yourself to walk or run the Shamrock Shuffle on March 11th.
2. Sign up for the Shamrock Shuffle 5k by Feb 23rd to guarantee yourself a race shirt.
3. All Couch to 5k participants will receive a retro Shamrock Shuffle 5k t-shirt!
4. Once you register- we will send you the training schedule and contact you for your t-shirt size

Shamrock Shuffle 5k

March 11th 2017 on Upper Campus
Register by Feb 23rd to receive a race t-shirt
Teams will receive a custom long sleeve t-shirt. Largest team will receive $150 to Mancino’s Pizza
Event details and registration information can be found at or by calling 715-836-3377. You can also register online at


Ready to get serious about your health and fitness goals? Check out Fit4Life!
Also check out the Fit4Life poster for more details on what is offered through this program!

Where to Get a Membership
All Fitness Center memberships may be purchased at the Recreation Office in Hilltop 105,at the McPhee Information Desk 207E, or Online at our Online Registration Portal