Riseman Fitness Center

To further enhance and students’ co-curricular experience, ū컨 offers a fitness center in the heart of the ū컨 campus. The building features high ceilings, open rooms and liberal use of glass to allow for sunlight and a connection to the outdoors. The open floor plan is intended to enhance visibility, foster social interaction and build community.

The 130,000-square-foot fitness center is a centrally located, one-stop shop for all exercise programs, and evaluation, wellness and nutrition programs, , activities, and some exercise related laboratory and research activities.

Specifically, the center features six rooms, which include an indoor cycling room. Two small fitness assessment rooms are available, as well as a “flexible” classroom to allow for educational and training functions. A large number of Precor cardio machines (treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical and adaptive motion trainers) as well as free weights, plate loaded and selectorized machines are available for students, faculty and staff. The center also includes offices for and related staff, as well as lockers.

Artist Rendition of Phase II (2) of the Fitness Center

Phase II (2) of the Benson Alex Riseman Fitness and Recreation Center

Phase II (2), begun in October 2020 and completed in Spring 2022, expanded and reconfigured workout and exercise space, and added teaching and research facilities, an aquatic center, basketball and beach volleyball courts, and a functional training space. Much of Phase I was refurbished as well.

The Benson Alex Riseman Aquatic Center

The Benson Alex Riseman Aquatic Center features an 11-lane, 25-yard, competition-sized pool, a small recreational pool and a clover leaf-shaped hot tub. The aquatic center is home to the ū컨 men’s and women’s swimming teams. Additionally, the aquatic center includes a separate, two-story pool building — the Benson Alex Riseman Pool House — which includes locker rooms, storage and a large viewing deck that oversees the pools, complete with tables, chairs and lounge seating.

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Fitness Center building
large sized pool

The Benson Alex Riseman Aquatic Center will feature an NCAA competition swimming pool with 11 lanes, a recreation/game pool, a three-section heated spa and an elevated pool house desk.

Student testing muscle performance on another student

Technology in the state-of-the-art Human Performance Lab allows students to expand the scope of their performance testing and have their research recognized on the global stage.

human performance lab

The Human Performance Lab on the second floor provides Health Sciences and Human Performance students a space to explore and conduct research on theoretical information studied in other classes.


The additional state-of-the-art classrooms on the second floor with room acoustics and LED lightning provide an optimal learning environment.

fitness center exterior with basketball courts

Phase II provides three new basketball courts and a reconfigured beach volleyball complex, complete with mini-stadiums for all three courts.

yoga class

Yoga classes provide stretches and breath work to balance body, mind and spirit.

Group Fitness Schedule

cycling class

The fitness center features six group exercise rooms, which includes an indoor cycling room.

Group Fitness Schedule

women stretching, lifting weights, and climbing on monkey bars

The fitness center offers one-on-one training sessions with nationally certified personal trainers.

Personal Training

people on cardio equipment

A large number of Precor cardio machines are available.

Fitness Center FAQ

people using weight equipment

The open floor plan is intended foster social interaction and build community.

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