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Robert and Virginia Foster Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art fitness center, consisting of 19,490 square feet of open floor space to accommodate cardio and weight lifting machines, a human performance lab and classroom space.

The facility houses areas for aerobic, strength and flexibility training as well as a separate exercise studio for individual and group training. In addition, the building features a 2,300-square-foot mezzanine with cardio equipment and windows that provide natural lighting in the facility. It also includes new locker rooms and an enclosed walkway connecting Northwest’s existing Student Recreation Center for added convenience. Energy usage is greatly reduced in the new space with all new mechanical and electrical systems as well as LED lighting.

At-a-Glance

  • 7 half racks and a variety of free weight lifting equipment
  • 4 separate dumbbell training areas 
  • 14 selector weight machines
  • 6 dual cable machine areas  
  • 55 pieces of cardio equipment, 15 recently purchased treadmills  
  • 1,400 square foot group/individual exercise room
  • 2,300 square foot mezzanine space overlooking the open fitness area
  • Mezzanine provides views of the varsity tennis courts and campus
  • Entryway and cardio training area provides spectacular views of Northwest's Arboretum
  • Renovated locker rooms
  • Natural lighting
  • Elevator to mezzanine area
  • Direct access to Student Recreation Center and Lamkin gym
  • Anita Aldrich Human Performance Lab
  • School of Health Science and Wellness classroom space