Weary Center for Health and Fitness

The Marian and Marion Weary Center for Health and Fitness offers experiences that enrich the lives of NWU students, faculty and staff through excellence in facilities, fitness, sport and play. We are committed to fostering leaders, encouraging life-long healthy lifestyles and developing meaningful relationships.

Students, faculty or staff must present their valid NWU ID or residence hall fob to gain admittance for Open Recreation. The Weary Center includes the following facilities for student use:

  • Three racquetball courts
  • Circuit training room
  • Aerobics room
  • Free weight room
  • Knight Field House indoor facility
  • Four recreational locker rooms
  • Cardiovascular exercise room

Weary On Wheels - Bike Checkout:

The Weary Center is offering a voluntary bike checkout program to encourage the NWU community to recreate outside of the Weary Center. For complete rules and guidelines, see our bike checkout program page or visit the Weary Center front desk.

Guest Policy:

  • Users may bring one guest per day.
  • Daily guest passes (valid for one entire day) must be purchased for $5 at the Weary Center front desk during open hours. Guest passes are not transferable.
  • Guests must be at least 18 years of age and have a sponsor who can show a valid Nebraska Wesleyan ID.
  • For more information, see our guest pass and community pass policies.

If you're unable to find what you're looking for or have a general question, please feel free to wearycenter [at] nebrwesleyan.edu (contact us).

Summer Break

Open Rec Hours

Monday, Wednesday 
6:15–8 a.m., 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4-8 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday
11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–8 p.m.

6:15–8 a.m., 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4-7 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

Swimming Pool Hours

Monday – Thursday
11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–8 p.m.

11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–7 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

Important Dates

The Weary is closed on May 29 and July 4.

Open Recreation Hours

Monday–Thursday 6:15 a.m.–11 p.m.
Friday 6:15 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday noon–5 p.m. (No open rec. during home football games)
Sunday 1–9 p.m.

Swimming Pool Hours

Monday 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Tuesday 6:15–8 a.m., 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Thursday 6:15–8 a.m., 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday noon–4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1–7 p.m.