Fitness Programs

Personal training, Focused Fitness Programs, Fitness Assessments and Free GroupFIT Classes.

Fitness Programs

Fitness Programs

Build or continue healthy habits this fall! Write your name on the Challenge Leaderboard and start recording your movement minutes. Record increments of 15 or 30 minutes of physical activity on the tracker, reach the goal for the month (150 minutes per week), and be entered to win prizes!!

Dates: Aug. 18-31, Sep. 1-30, Oct. 1-31, Nov. 1-30




Need a reason to “glow” to the Wellness Center? Take part in Glow Cycle! Attend your favorite cycling class now with glow sticks and LED lights.

Date: Thursdays in September at 6:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 6:30, Nov. 9 at 6:30, Dec. 7 at 6:30.

No registration necessary

Attend 12 GroupFIT classes throughout the month of November and you can win cool swag. Try a new class or add a new one into your routine. Bring a friend for bonus points! Check out the GroupFIT schedule online. All classes are FREE

Date:  Nov. 1-30

Cost: Free

Whether you are a seasoned duathloner or this is your first rodeo, the Indoor Duathlon is for everyone! The event will have all participants complete a 2.5k run, followed by an indoor 15k bike ride, finishing with another 2.5k run. All events are inside on treadmills and stationary cycle bikes. Goodie bags and good times for everyone- see you there!

Date: Saturday, October 7
Time: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., event starts at 9:00 a.m.
Registration Fee: $10 
Registration Deadline: October 6

Click here to register

This workshop will bring you onto the weight room floor while the building is closed, to learn about strength exercises and machines, practice techniques, and gain confidence in the Wellness Center weight room. Take part in a XA Beat, dance fitness class, and enjoy snacks after demos of equipment around the weight room floor.

Date: Sunday, Sep. 10

Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Registration Deadline: Sep. 8

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Interested in becoming a certified Yoga Instructor? Email Alvaro ( for more information.

Dates: This course offers 3 different sessions: September 23-24, October 14-15, and October 28-29

Cost: $329 (includes course materials)

Registration Deadline: 2 weeks before the program begins


This workshop consists of two parts- Classroom education on weight lifting safety and technique, and applied practice with a few select exercises and machines to get you started on your own lifting program. This 3-week program will help you become more confident inside and outside the weight room. You will also get a one-month strength training plan to continue lifting here at the Wellness Center!

Session 1: Sep. 4-22 (closed)

Session 2: Oct. 2-22 (closed)

Session 3: Nov. 1-17

Times: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Price: Students $25, Non-students $30 

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Interested in becoming a certified Personal Trainer? Register for our ACE Personal Training course where you will learn the ins and outs of being a Personal Trainer while preparing to take the ACE Personal Training Exam.

Dates: This course will begin the week of October 9 and run through Dead Week. Classes are scheduled around participants. 
Cost: $500 (includes course materials)
Registration Deadline: Registration closes on October 5.

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Be inspired and achieve your fitness goals!

The NDSU Wellness Center's personal trainers are here to motivate and inspire you to reach your health and fitness goals through safe and effective personalized programs. Our trainers will shape your mind and body into a healthier you! Our nationally certified personal trainers will provide motivation, education, guidance and individual instruction to improve your overall fitness and achieve the results you want while maximizing your workout and minimizing your risk of injury. See more info here.

Working out is more fun with a friend!

You and one other member will train with a certified personal trainer twice a week for four weeks. Your trainer will help you set realistic goals, then program a workout that accommodates both of your current fitness levels and goals. See more info here. Let’s get training! 

Utilize a Personal Trainer with your friends!

Small Group Training provides a fun, challenging and motivating environment where you and your group will enjoy the benefits of personal training in a group setting. Enjoy the friendly competition and accountability that comes with working out with your friends and one of our Personal Trainers. Small group training sessions are available for groups of 3-6 participants and feature fun, safe and effective movements to help you achieve your fitness goals. See more info here.

GroupFIT classes are FREE for all students and members!

Registration is not required or available for GroupFIT classes. For more information and to veiw the GroupFIT schedule, click here.


Ryan MacMaster
Associate Director of Operations, Aquatics & Fitness


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