Fitness, Athletics and Recreation (FAR)

Fitness, Athletics and Recreation (FAR) provide students an opportunity to develop their physical, social and emotional wellbeing. FAR supervises the Columbia College Student Fitness Center located at 731 S. Plymouth Ct. and the gymnasium at the Flats of East/West University located at 819 S. Wabash. FAR offer various fitness classes; open gym times; social events and excursions throughout the year.

Students have free access to Columbia’s primary Fitness Center and workout facility. The gym has free weights, machines, and cardio equipment. In addition, the center organizes a variety of fitness classes and Tournaments on campus. Students need a valid Campus Card to use the facility. Current hours of operation are posted online at colum.edu/fitness. Additional fitness facilities are available at the University Center, Dwight Lofts, and 777 S, State. Access to these facilities is restricted to building residents.