The Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall will provide a wealth of opportunities for the Illinois State University community for years to come. This state-of-the-art 170,000 square foot facility serves as the home for Campus Recreation, Health Promotion and Wellness, and the School of Kinesiology and Recreation. Tours of the facility are available. Visit the Bob and Julie Dobski Welcome Center in the main lobby for more information.
This section highlights important facility information including hours, virtual tours, parking information, and history. Whether you are enjoying a workout in this expansive facility, learning in a state-of-the-art classroom, or taking advantage of everything else the complex offers, you'll soon see how the Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall contributes to the overall campus experience and the continued excellence of Illinois State University.
For information about programming sponsored in the Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall by our facility partners, visit the appropriate department website for Health Promotion and Wellness or the School of Kinesiology and Recreation.
The SFC will operate under a reduced schedule during Labor Day Weekend. It will be open noon - 3 p.m. on September 2-3, and will be closed on September 4. There will be no group fitness classes September 1-4.
*Women's only weightlifting hours in Fitness 1 from 4 - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday.
*Open swim times will be affected due to Family Swims with Health Promotion and Wellness on the following dates: September 9 & 24, October 15 & 28, November 12, December 2 & 17. Family Swims will run from 10 a.m. - noon on these Saturdays, and noon - 2 p.m. on Sundays. Open swim times will start immediately after the completion of Family Swim times.
*Belays are available during any open hours as staffing allows.
The Climbing Wall/Bouldering Cave will have additional hours during Homecoming and Family Weekends as follows:
*Hours are subject to change due to special event or Intramural Sport programming.
From September 18 - October 23, the Open Recreation Hours will be as follows:
*Or by appointment at 309.438.8417.
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Like most campus buildings, the best way to access the new Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall is as a pedestrian. However, there is limited street parking available as well as in the South University Street Parking Garage. Both options are fee based.
The main entrance for the programming side of the facility is on the south side just off the large green space. The main entrance for the academic areas is just off the Quad.