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).

Fall Break Hours

Thursday, October 11: Closing at 6 p.m. 

Friday, October 12: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–7 p.m.

Saturday, October 13: Closed

Sunday, October 14: Closed

Monday, October 15: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–8 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., 4–8 p.m.

Open Hours

Campus Recreation Hours

Monday – Thursday
6:15 a.m. – 11 p.m.

6:15 a.m. – 7 p.m.

12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (No open rec hours on football home games)

1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Swimming Pool Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays
6:15 – 8 a.m., 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

6:15 – 8 a.m., 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (No open rec hours on football home games)

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

All swimming pool hours are subject to lifeguard availablilty. If a lifeguard is not on duty, the pool cannot be made available.