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Drew Simmons Fitness Center

Drew Simmons Fitness Center


Named in honor of Andrew "Drew" Simmons, the late Director of Intramural Recreation, the hub for fitness activities is the 10,000 square foot fitness center. This state-of-the-art space features:

  • 44 cardio stations, including treadmills, elliptical trainers, upright and recumbent cycles, step mills, Jacob's Ladder
  • 8 cardio stations and LifeFitness pin-selected cable station that is wheelchair accessible.
  • 32 pin-selected resistance exercise stations
  • 16 plate-loaded resistance exercise stations
  • 12 free weight stations, flat and adjustable benches
  • 2 tons of dumbbells ranging from 5 to 110 pounds
  • 5 tons of free weights
  • a designated area for body-weight and functional exercises with mats, fitness balls, medicine balls and plyometric boxes

Proper Attire Required

In order to minimize the risk of disease transmission as well as extend the life of our equipment, participants in the fitness center are required to abide by the following:

  • Heavy materials, such as denim, khaki, canvas and military fatigues are prohibited.
  • Garments with metal rivets, buttons, belts, or exposed zippers are prohibited.
  • Closed-toe, athletic, fitness shoes are required. Athletic sandals, hiking boots, and water footwear are inappropriate for this area.

For a more detailed description of requirements, see the University Recreation dress code.

University Recreation Bags and Possessions Policy

To help prevent equipment theft and tripping hazards, personal items such as gym bags, duffle bags, backpacks, drawstring bags, etc. MUST be placed in lockers or cubbies. Free daily locker rentals are available at the equipment checkout desk. Lockers can also be rented semesterly for a small fee. Cubbies are located at the front of the fitness area.