The following is a list of resources that can help students maintain and improve their physical fitness. Please note that this list is not comprehensive and does not include student organizations that may offer physical activity opportunities to students.
Campus (University Park)
133A White Building
Outdoor recreation trips, outdoor gear and equipment rental, trip planning and recreational resources, and advice from outdoor professionals and leaders.
143 White Building
Provides opportunities to learn a new sport, make friends, keep fit, and compete against other university clubs or varsity teams. Over 70 clubs open to full-time students with any level of experience.
8 White Building
Variety of group fitness classes. Fitness membership required.
1523 West College Avenue
(814) 865-GOLF (4653)
Golf courses, practice facilities, private and group lessons.
101 IM Building
Provides opportunities to learn a new sport, make friends, keep fit, and compete individually or on a team against other PSU students.
Kinesiology Physical Activity Program
Academic courses offered through the Kinesiology Department that offer quality movement experiences and are designed to promote an active and healthful lifestyle across one’s lifespan.
Pegula Ice Arena
250 University Drive
Public ice skating sessions.
Stone Valley Recreation Area
325 Charter Oak Road
(814) 863-0762 (park facilities office)
Hiking, cross-country skiing, boating, fishing, and Vertical Adventures course for groups.
71 Rec Hall
IM Building, Rec Hall, and White Building weight/cardio training centers, indoor aquatic facilities, personal training (at additional cost). Fitness membership required.
Student Fitness Assessment Center
131 White Building
Individual physical fitness assessments. Available only to students who purchase an assessment with a full-year fitness membership and students enrolled in KINES 061, KINES 065, KINES 067, KINES 070, KINES 072, KINES 084, KINES 093 (cycling), and KINES 201.
McKean Road (Next to Holuba Hall)
Indoor and outdoor courts and private lessons.
The Arboretum at Penn State map
Map of woodlands, fields, and Bellefonte Central Rail Trail accessible by foot or bicycle.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Physical Activity videos
Short videos that explain physical activity recommendations, provide tips on how to meet them, and demonstrate a variety of muscle strengthening exercises.
Bicycling advocacy, rider education, bicycling safety & awareness, and riding opportunities.
Centre Region Bikeway maps
Maps of bicycle-accessible paths and routes.
HealthFinder.gov: Get Active
Background information on physical activity and tips to get active.
Purple Lizard Maps
Maps of local recreational areas. Available for purchase online or in local stores for $12.00/map.
Sierra Club-PA Chapter serving Centre County
Variety of outings, including backpacking, hiking, caving, biking, and service opportunities at local parks.