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Fitness Center

Richland College has a state-of-the-art wellness, athletic and recreational facility.

This 3000+ square foot fitness center overlooks the beautiful Richland Lake and is equipped with more than $100,000 worth of high-tech fitness equipment, featuring the premier VR2 Strength Systems by Cybex.
Credit and non-credit physical education activities are offered. This combination of facilities, programs, and courses makes the Health Fitness Center an excellent choice for campus and community participants. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you with the proper use of the high-tech equipment and assist you in developing a workout program based on your particular wants and needs.


  • 25 Cybex Stations
  • Free Weights
  • 6 Treadmills
  • 2 Life Cycles
  • 2 Recumbent Bicycles
  • Life Fitness Stairmaster
  • Reebok Fusion Elliptical Runner
  • PreCor EFX 546 Elliptical Runner
  • Free Weights
  • Smith Machine
  • Gravitron
  • Walking/Jogging Trail
  • Men/Women Locker Rooms


No Charge

  • Richland credit students enrolled in a Physical Education course and employees that are participating in the DCCCD Wellness Program. View a complete listing of credit Physical Education courses being offered.

$20.00 per Month

  • Anyone not enrolled in a credit Physical Education course may sign up to use the Fitness Center through our Continuing Education program at a cost of $20 per month. This includes students enrolled in other credit or non-credit courses as well as community members not enrolled at Richland. Senior Community members age 65 and over are encouraged to join our Silver Ducks credit program where you may be eligible for a tuition waiver. Contact the Emeritus office at 972-238-6972 for more information about waivers or Bill Neal at 972-238-6267 for information about this program.

To register go to the Continuing Education registration desk located on the first floor of Thunderduck Hall or you may call them at 972-238-6972.