Recreation, Fitness & Wellness

Something for Everyone

 

Welcoming Facilities

The Mueller Center is the hub of personal fitness and wellness on the Rensselaer Campus.  Operated by the Rensselaer Union, the Mueller Center's facilities, fitness classeswellness programs and many services foster a friendly, judgment free environment. 

The `87 Gym is also managed and operated by the Mueller Center staff and student workers.  This building offers many club sports, Intramural teams, and varsity athletes a space to practice.  It is also houses racquetball courts, a rock wall, and many club equipment spaces.  Building hours are Sunday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. during the academic year.  Special hours will be posted during holiday breaks and the summer session.

 

All Skill Levels Welcome

We encourage people of all fitness levels to get involved with recreational activities. Whether you've never stepped foot inside a fitness center or you're an experienced weight lifter, we welcome you to visit us and let us help you reach your fitness goals.

 

Student Employment

There are several student employment opportunities throughout recreation, fitness, and wellness areas.  Those interested in pursuing a position within this field should visit Student Employment for additional details.

Recent Articles

We're excited to announce our fall group fitness class schedule.  Fitness classes are held in the Mueller Center upper level studios and are open to the campus community - including current undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Our certified fitness instructors are here to help you reach and maintain your fitness goals

Open registration is Mon. Aug. 29 - Fri. Sept. 30 at the front desk of the Mueller Center.  The 13 week class sessions run from Tues. Sept. 6 through Fri. Dec. 9. The cost is $80 for classes that are offered twice per week or $40 for classes offered once per week.  The class drop date and refund deadline is Fri. Sept. 30.  There is a minimum of 15 students for a class to be held. Class locations are subject to change.  For more information, contact Donna Sutton via email or call
518-276-2874.

Check out our full class schedule and class descriptions to help you decide what class(es) will help you reach your fitness goals. 

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:19pm

UPDATE: The Cardio Room (main floor) and the Upper Level of the Mueller Center will re-open Friday Morning (2/19) at 7AM. The basement weight room will still be closed until further notice.

 

We will keep updated information on the status on the Rensselaer Union website and Facebook & Twitter accounts. If you have any questions or immediate concerns, please contact the Rensselaer Union Administrative office at RPIunion@rpi.edu or (518) 276-6505 during business hours 8am-5pm.

 

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 9:04pm

We're excited to announce our fall group fitness class schedule.  Fitness classes are held in the Mueller Center upper level studios and are open to the campus community - including current undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Our certified fitness instructors are here to help you reach and maintain your fitness goals

Open registration is Mon. Aug. 29 - Fri. Sept. 30 at the front desk of the Mueller Center.  The 13 week class sessions run from Mon. Sept. 5 through Fri. Dec. 9. The cost is $80 for classes that are offered twice per week or $40 for classes offered once per week.  The class drop date and refund deadline is Fri. Sept. 30 There is a minimum of 15 students for a class to be held. Class locations are subject to change.  For more information, contact Donna Sutton via email or call
518-276-2874.

Check out our full class schedule and class descriptions to help you decide what class(es) will help you reach your fitness goals. 

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 3:39pm

Registration for Spring 2016 Intramurals is now open!

Campus recreation is excited to offer 13 intramural sports over the course of the Spring semester including a pilot women's only program in field hockey. First registration deadline is February 5th. Questions, contact Jen Wehner, Coordinator of Intramurals and Recreation.

Friday, January 1, 2016 - 9:18am

Thursday, October 8th is the deadline to register for the following intramural sports: Dodgeball, Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, and Walleyball

Saturday, October 10th is the deadline to register for 3v3 Basketball

Those interested in playing may register a team or sign up as a free-agent. Registration is available online at http://recreation.union.rpi.edu/. If you have questions, please contact Intramurals & Recreation Coordinator, Jen Wehner

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 9:35am

Operating Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:00 am-12:00 am
Friday: 7:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-7:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am-12:00 am

Location

The Mueller Center is located on 15th Street, between Sage Avenue and Bouton Road

Contact Info

Visit the Mueller Center during regular operating hours or call us at (518)276-2874.
 

Director of the Mueller Center, Recreation and Club Sports

Steve Allard
allars@rpi.edu 
 

Fitness Classes and General Information

Donna Sutton, Operations Specialist
suttoa@rpi.edu

John Nehrich, Program Coordinator
nehrij@rpi.edu

 

Club Sports and Wellness Institute Programming

Erika Lawson, Assistant Director, Mueller Center
raue@rpi.edu

 

Strength and Conditioning Services

Rachel Jones, Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach
jonesr12@rpi.edu

 

Outdoor Recreation Programs

James Bradbury, Asst. Director of Recreation and Outdoor Programs
bradbj@rpi.edu

 

Intramurals 

Jennifer Wehner, Intramurals & Recreation Coordinator, wehnej@rpi.edu

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