Wellness Center Features
Unique and designed to enhance your wellness. The UND Wellness Center offers something for everyone.
You will encounter the Royse Atrium the moment you step into the Wellness Center. The 7 Dimensions of Wellness (spiritual, physical, social, emotional, occupational, intellectual, and environmental) are represented by seven pillars and flags that surround the atrium. The colored paths on the ground lead to the areas of the Wellness Center that represent each dimension.
Begin your wellness journey at our welcome desk. This is where members gain access into our facility, by using their required membership card. The welcome desk also serves as the location where our members and guests can purchase memberships, locker rentals, parking passes, or register for your favorite wellness classes or programs.
Are you in need of a basketball or volleyball? Members can check-out an assortment of recreational equipment for free at the welcome desk (membership card required).
For more information about membership at the Wellness Center, please visit the Membership page or stop by the Wellness Center.
|Welcome Desk Equipment|
|Footballs||Frisbees||Inline Hockey Balls/Puck|
|Basketballs (Men's and Women's)||Table Tennis Paddles||Tennis Racquets|
|Volleyballs||Table Tennis Balls||Badminton Racquets|
|Soccer Ball||Wiffle Ball Bat||Badminton Birdies|
|Futsal Balls||Wiffle Balls||Pickleball Paddles|
|Racquetball Racquets||Set of Bases||Pickleball Balls|
|Racquetball Glasses||Sets of Cones||Baseball|
|Racquetball Balls||Lacrosse Balls|
The Outpost is where members of the community can rent outdoor equipment for personal use, such as ice skates, bikes, canoes/kayaks, and camping gear. The Outpost is open to the general public and the UND community (faculty, staff, and students).
For more information about the Outpost and to check out the variety of equipment that is available to rent, please visit the Outpost page or stop by the Wellness Center.
The Wellness Center offers table tennis as an activity for our members to play. Bring your own equipment or check out table tennis paddles and a ball for free from the welcome desk by using your ID card.
The fireplace area is a great spot to spend some time during your visit to the Wellness Center. Read a good book, work on homework, or just relax next to a cozy fire!
The resource lounge is an area where members can check out resources, such as books, pamphlets, and online materials on health and wellness topics, including the 7 Dimensions of Wellness. This area is a great study space and also has computers that members can use to check their email, work on homework, or search for health and wellness information.
The Zen Den is a space where members can go to relax. Some of the room's amenities include a massage chair, relaxation CDs and DVDs, and a miniature zen garden. The zen den is available for members to use for free. All you need to do is check out a key from the welcome desk by using your ID card.
Culinary Corner is the Wellness Center's demo kitchen where cooking classes and cooking demonstrations are held. A variety of classes such as Cheap, Fast, and Healthy, are offered to members and non-members throughout the year.
For more information about upcoming cooking classes or to register for a class, please visit the Culinary Corner page or stop by the Wellness Center.
Classrooms (Room 120/121)
The classrooms are a great place for groups to hold meetings and organized events. Students can also use the classrooms as a quiet place to study or as a meeting spot to work on group projects. The Wellness Center also offers American Heart Association CPR and First Aid classes which are taught in the classrooms.
For more information about CPR and First Aid classes or to register for a class, please visit the CPR/First Aid page or stop by the Wellness Center.
Classroom 120 Classroom 121
Hopper Danley Memorial Quiet Lounge
The quiet lounge is a perfect place for meditation, relaxing, and quiet studying. Not only does the lounge offer a beautiful view of the outdoors, it also has a labyrinth featured in the floor. A labyrinth is designed to represent the twists and turns of life, while helping to guide your meditation and reflection as you follow its path.
The fitness desk oversees the weight floor, cardio deck, circuit deck, and group exercise studios. At the fitness desk, members can schedule fitness assessments and book personal training sessions, as well as learn about how to use the equipment properly. Members can also check out equipment from the fitness desk for free by using their ID card.
For more information about fitness services, please visit the Fitness page or stop by the Wellness Center.
|FITNESS DESK EQUIPMENT|
|Weight Plates (35 lbs.)||Boxing Pads||Stopwatches|
|Ab Roller||Dip Belts||Superbands|
|Machine Add-On Weights (2.5 lbs.)||Exerclubs||TRX DVD|
|Machine Add-On Weights (5 lbs.)||Hanging Ab Straps||TRX Suspension Trainer System|
|Agility Ladder||Heart Rate Monitors||Weight Belts|
|Ankle Resistance Bands||Jump Ropes||Wrist Rollers|
|Ankle Weights (2.5 lbs.)||MMA Boxing Gloves||Wrist Straps|
|Boxing Gloves||Resistance Bands|
The weight floor has a variety of workout stations and equipment for members to use. From squat racks and dumbbells to the leg press and chest press machines, the Wellness Center has something for everybody's resistance training needs. Not sure how to use some of the equipment? Schedule a free equipment orientation session with a fitness staff member.
TRX Suspension Trainer
The TRX Suspension Trainer is a workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. The Wellness Center has an area on the weight floor set up specifically for the TRX Suspension Trainer workout system.
For more information about the TRX Suspension Trainer workout system and how to properly use the equipment, please visit the fitness desk.
Group Exercise Studio (Room 130)
The Wellness Center offers a variety of group exercise and specialty exercise classes throughout the year. These classes are taught in the group exercise studios. A larger studio is located on the second floor.
For more information about group exercise and specialty exercise classes or to register for a class, please visit the Group Exercise page or stop by the Wellness Center.
The main gym consists of three courts which can be used for a variety of sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and badminton. The main gym is also home to many of the intramural sports that the Wellness Center offers throughout the year.
For more information about intramural sports or to register a team, please visit the Intramural Program page or stop by the Wellness Center.
Multi-Activity Court (MAC)
The multi-activity court (MAC) has built-in dasher boards and poured floors that make it the perfect place to play indoor soccer and inline hockey. This space also hosts luncheons, dances, and other organized events.
The rock wall at the Wellness Center is 28 feet tall and is available to all members to use for free. The rock wall is open Sunday through Friday and offers two types of climbing: top rope climbing, which is climbing with a rope and harness, and bouldering, which is climbing without a rope, but only to a certain height. Throughout the year, the rock wall puts on many fun events, such as belay classes, Cosmic Climbing, and the Dirty 30 Climbing Competition.
For more information about the rock wall, please visit the Rock Wall page or stop by the Wellness Center.
The Wellness Center has a variety of options for you to store your belongings while you are working out.
- Day-use lockers are available on the first and second floors of the Wellness Center for members to use for free (Just bring your own lock).
- For small items such as cell phones, keys, and wallets, the Wellness Center has Lock-N-Charge lockers located right past the welcome desk (no lock is required).
- Men's, women's, and unisex locker rooms that include bathrooms, individual shower stalls, and lockers that are available to rent each semester or annually.
For more information about locker rentals, please visit the Lockers page or stop by the Wellness Center.
The cardio deck is a 5,000 square foot area with over 65 pieces of cardio equipment, such as treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, and rowing machines. All equipment of the cardio deck is equipped with personal viewing screens so you can watch TV while you are working out.
The indoor track at the Wellness Center measures 200 meters in length (1 mile = approximately 8 laps) and is used for walking, jogging, and running. The track is made up of three lanes: the inside lane for walking, the middle lane for walking or jogging, and the outside lane for running. The running direction on the track changes every day and is posted on the wall.
Are you in a hurry, but still want to complete a workout? Try out the circuit deck! The circuit deck features pieces of strength and cardio equipment and a timer light. In addition to getting a full-body workout in about 30 minutes, the circuit deck offers a quiet and private setting to burn those calories.
Here is how the circuit deck works:
- When the light is red, go to an empty machine and adjust it to fit you.
- When the light turns green, perform the correct exercise on that machine for one minute.
- When the light turns red, you have 30 seconds to clean the machine that you just used, after which you will move to the next machine in the circuit.
You can repeat the circuit/rotation as many times as you would like.
Group Exercise Studio (Room 272/274)
The Wellness Center offers a variety of group exercise and specialty exercise classes throughout the year. These classes are taught in the group exercise studios. A smaller studio is located on the first floor. Members can utilize the studio throughout the day when there are no classes going on.
For more information about group exercise and specialty exercise classes or to register for a class, please visit the Group Exercise and page or stop by the Wellness Center.
The cycling studio is a great place to improve your cardio endurance, and with its club-like atmosphere, you will get to experience a workout like never before. Some of the studio's amenities include disco balls, a big projector screen, black lights, and strobe lights.
For more information about cycling classes, please visit the Group Exercise page or stop by the Wellness Center.
Functional Training Area
The functional training area offers space for stretching, light dumbbell workouts, and core exercises. Medicine balls and foam rollers are also available for members to use in this area.
The stretching area is where members can warm up before their workouts and cool down after they are finished. Among other things, this space includes stretching mats and small weights that are available for members to use.
The Wellness Center has two punching bags available for our members to use. Bring your own equipment or check out boxing gloves for free from the fitness desk by using your ID card.
The plyometrics area overlooks the multi-activity court and includes equipment such as box jumps, pull-up bars, and a speed bag. There is also equipment for ab workouts located in this area.
Swimming and Racquetball
An Olympic-sized swimming pool and racquetball courts are located in the Hyslop Sports Center. These facilities are managed by UND Athletics.