Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is free for all students who remain enrolled in 3 credit hours or more throughout the semester.

The Carl Sandburg College Fitness Center offers a relaxed atmosphere with a strong educational foundation. If you're a newcomer to exercise or a seasoned novice, you'll appreciate the one-on-one service we offer.

We're dedicated to providing health enhancement services to the college community. The goals of the Sandburg Fitness Program include developing positive lifestyle habits, learning the principles of fitness and acquiring the skills of lifetime activities that lead to continued participation.

We offer a comprehensive fitness program at an affordable cost. You may choose to use the facilities as a community member as non-credit or as a student, and receive credit towards your college career. The Fitness Center is open to the public serving a diverse population from 16 years of age to senior citizens. Supervisors are in the Fitness Center at all times to offer assistance.

Fitness Center hours of operation

Monday through Thursday:

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


7 a.m. to 5 p.m.


8 a.m. to noon




Summer hours

Monday through Friday:

7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday:


*Hours are subject to change.*

The Fitness Center is closed whenever Carl Sandburg College is closed (e.g., holidays, snow closures, etc.).

Contact the Fitness Center at 309.341.5460 or Brandon Fox, coordinator of health and fitness/athletic trainer, at 309.341.5202 or

Fitness Center Policies

Physical fitness

KIN 140.100 Physical Fitness dates to 8/17 to 12/3.


Unlimited Fitness Center

A relaxing atmosphere for your workout needs, which includes a walking track, free weights area, and a wide variety of cardiovascular and strength training equipment.

Galesburg campus
Bldg F, Rm F144  
8/17/2015 to 12/3/2015
$80, PED C06 600


Getting started

To start exercising at Sandburg, you must complete a Personal Profile at the Fitness Center front desk, and go through orientation. If you would like to receive college credit for exercising, you may sign up for Physical Fitness. If you are not a student and would like to use the facilities, you may sign up for Continuing Fitness I, the non-credited course. You can register online, over the phone, in Student Services or at The Fitness Center.

All first-time members must attend an orientation to acquaint you with the policies and procedures of the facility, and to discuss personal goals and health history. The personalized orientation session is also educates you on the proper use of the equipment and establishes an exercise program based on your individual needs. Once an orientation session is completed, members are entitled to use all of the cardiovascular equipment, strength machines, free weights and locker room facilities with showers. The Fitness Center also offers other services such as blood pressure, body fat analysis, flexibility, and muscular strength and endurance testing.

Call 309.341.5202 or 309.341.5460