The Recreation and Wellness Office offers a variety of programs that promote wellness and enhance lifelong skills including intramural, club sport, and community-based sporting opportunities.
Check out the Recreation & Wellness Microsoft Teams page for different ways to get involved and find fitness & wellness resources to help you keep you active! NHCC Rec & Wellness Team
- Intramural sports teams consist of students who play against other students.
- E-Sports and Online Games & Tournaments: Fantasy Football, Fantasy Hockey, Fantasy Basketball, NFL Weekly Pick'em
- Special Events consist of events like Students vs Employees, Top Golf, Bowling, & more! Check out the NHCC Calendar for events and details!
Facility Access and Hours
In order to use the facilities, or take part in any Recreation and Wellness activity, you must be a currently enrolled student and present a valid NHCC Student ID to the staff member at the desk. *All times are subject to change. Only open when classes are in session.
Game Room Hours - Fall 2022 hours
Mondays - Thursdays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: CC 206
*All times subject to change. Only open when classes are in session.
Open Gym - Fall 2022 hours
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*CLOSED on Tuesdays 2 PM - 3 PM and on Thursdays 11 AM - 12 PM respectively until Oct 14, 2022 for classes.
**All times subject to change. Only open when classes are in session.
Location: HWC 123
Open Weight Room Hours - Fall 2022 hours
Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: HWC 166
*Limited capacity. First come, first-served. All times subject to change. Only open when classes are in session.
Club soccer has drop-in soccer times (indoors & outdoors *weather dependent) and organizes games against other colleges and universities. Must be current NHCC student. Previous soccer experience is encouraged, but not required. No cost to participate. Open to all genders.
Club Soccer Schedule
Open/Drop In Soccer is on the Outdoor Fields every Friday 10am - 12pm September - November (*Weather Dependent) and then moves into the HWC Gym for Futsal/Indoor Soccer November until March/April.
Group Fitness Classes
Currently enrolled students and staff can drop into fitness classes throughout spring semester for free. Classes meet on a regular basis when academic classes are in session.
Fitness On Demand
FitnessOnDemand – now available in Health & Wellness Center Dance Studio (HWC 167) and provides over 4,000 different fitness programs or request access to FOD Mobile app to access all the FOD programs away from Campus.
Browse hundreds of fitness classes using our on-site kiosk or with the iOS and Android apps to find the perfect class to fit your schedule and goals. Your selected class will broadcast to the large video display, providing an immersive virtual fitness experience for you or a group. Try a new class today! Ask for details.
Cardio Strength w/Shelly S - Virtual via Zoom
Come and join us during this up-tempo workout combining strength training, cardio and endurance, using a high-intensity interval format. We use a variety of methods to build muscle and get our heart rates up, while groovin’ to upbeat music. The class is structured to challenge all fitness levels. Beginners and advanced fitness lovers welcome. Come and join the fun!
Class will be offered on Thursdays from 12 PM -1 PM in HWC Dance Studio/Dojo.
All students are expected to follow standards of behavior as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct (Chapter 3).
Locker Rooms and Lockers
Lockers with combo locks are available for semester-long use to currently enrolled students and employees in the Men's and Women's Locker Rooms. Lockers in HWC Hallway outside the gymnasium are available as well. All student lockers must be emptied at the end of each semester. Request a locker online or visit the Recreation and Wellness Weight Room Desk (HWC 166) during open hours. If you have questions or are having issues accessing a locker, contact Nathan Field, Recreation & Wellness Coordinator, in CC 101A or call 763-488-0195.
Location: HWC 167
Dance Studio/Dojo is available and free to use for current NHCC students and employees. All reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Individuals may make reoccurring reservations. However, if individuals fail to show up more than twice in a row during reoccurring reservation the remainder of the reservation will be canceled. Dance Studio/Dojo reservation request online or please contact Nathan Field, Recreation & Wellness Coordinator, in CC 101A or call 763-488-0195.
- Reserve in advance or available on first-come basis
- No food or drink allowed, only water.
- Athletic shoes only. No boots, dress shoes etc.
- Do not sit, use, or store anything on the Aikido mats
- Individuals must clean up when finished and pull door shut making sure it is locked and secured.