About ERC Wellness Center
Welcome to Emporia Recreation Wellness Center! We have a collection of cardio equipment and selectorized weight machines from top fitness manufacturers such as Precor and NuStep. We also have a variety of other exercise tools such as kettlebells, medicine and exercise balls, plyometric boxes and more. Not sure how to use the Fitness equipment correctly? Our Wellness Center staff will show you how to program the cardiovascular equipment, explain to you the proper use of the weight equipment, and help set you up on a workout program.
In our Fitness Studio upstairs, you can create your own workout in a semi-private space featuring Plyo Boxes, Bosu Balls,Yoga Blocks, Battle Ropes, TRX Bands and a bluetooth-equipped Surround Sound system. This area is first-come, first served and is unavailable during fitness classes. Check the Fitness Class schedule for times.
All this is included in your membership along with our fitness classes, access to the fitness studio, walking track, aquatics and gym.
We offer the Precor Line of single station strength training equipment for a full body workout. Check out the instructional videos below for demos of each machine. You can always ask out knowledgable staff for help as well.
Our cardiovascular equipment includes:
- 2 Concept II Rowing Machines
- 2 Precor Elliptical Cross-Trainer
- 4 Nu-steps
- 2 Octane X-ride Recumbent Bikes
- 2 Precor Adaptive Motion Trainers
- 2 Precor Elliptical Cross-Trainers
- 2 Precor Recumbent Bikes
- 4 Precor Treadmills
- 2 Precor Upright Cycles
Not sure how to use the fitness equipment correctly? Our Wellness Center Staff will show you how to program the cardiovascular equipment, explain to you the proper use of the weight equipment, and help set you up on a workout program.
2024 Spring Wellness Programs
ESU Personal Training
Are you seeing the results you want with your current fitness plan? Would you be interested in trying a new and individualized training program? In February, we will be partnering with ESU students to offer one-on-one training. With the help of your ESU trainer, you will establish fitness goals and train to achieve those goals. Your trainer will perform fitness assessments before and after your 6 week session to measure your improvements. Only available to ERC Members. Stop and fill out a form at the Wellness Center.
Couch to 5K
Our Couch to 5K class is back! This program takes you one step at a time from a non-runner to a runner who can finish a 5K. Three days a week for 45 minutes will transition you from the couch to walking to running over 12 weeks. Instructor: Amy Jackson
Registration Closes: Friday, January 5
Click to register for Couch to 5K Class
Date: Starts Monday, January 8 - Meets Monday/Tuesday/Thursday Location: ERC Indoor Track until weather is warmer
Fee: $70/person for 14-week session (includes a finisher t-shirt and a class run the weekend of April 13.)