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Fitness Center

Do you want to lose fat, gain muscle, amplify strength, tone muscle, increase flexibility and boost self-confidence? Alexandria Campus Fitness Center is open to all current faculty, staff and students of Northern Virginia Community College. The fitness center is equipment with various advanced machines and equipment for all levels of conditioning.

We provide various health and fitness assessments, fitness consultations and personal training sessions to all current faculty staff and students. If interested, please stop by the fitness center and speak with our awesome front desk staff or email us at alfitnesscenter@nvcc.edu

Fitness Center Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

The fitness center is located in the second floor of the Fine Arts Building, Room 230.
Current NOVA ID is required .

Basketball Court

Whether you want to shoot some hoop with friends and classmates, or play 3 on 3 pickup games, or would like to master your shooting skills, we will have sessions for you. We offer daily pick games that you can sign up or drop in. we also have a basketball shooting machine that is setup every morning to practice your shooting skills in court.

Basketball court Hours
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Weekly faculty/staff vs students’ pickup games
Wednesdays: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Fridays: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Practice your shooting skills or drills on Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Play 21 or H.O.R.S.E every evening,  6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 

The Basketball Court is located in the second floor of the Fine Arts Building, Room 234
Current NOVA ID is required

Recreation and Wellness Activities and Classes

We offer various recreation and wellness activities and classes every week. Whether you are interested in playing ping pong, join 3 on 3 pickup basketball games, or want to drop in for a yoga or mediation session, we always have options available for you; best of all our activities and non-credited classes are free for all current students, faculty and staff. So come join us and enjoy your time at the Alexandria campus!

Ab Attack*
Circuit Training*
Resistance Training*
Intro to Compound*
Intro to Weightlifting*
Walk the Weigh*
3v3 Pickup Games*
Yoga & Meditations*
Table Tennis*
Badminton*
Volleyball*

*Activities/Classes may not be offered every week, for more details please call or email us.

Equipment Orientation

All our cardiovascular machines are equipped with build in TVs, apps with WIFI connectivity. The selectorized resistance machines are labeled with QR codes which will direct you to instructional videos on how to use each machine. The following equipment are currently located in our fitness center.

Treadmills
Ellipticals
Rowers
Stair Climber
Stairmaster
Upright Bikes
Recumbent Bikes
Functional Trainers
Selectorized Machines
Squat Rack
Smith Machine
Deadlift Platforms
Free weights
Dumbbells 5lbs to 150lbs
Medicine and physio balls
Stability and BOSU balls
Various resistance bands and loops
Various barbells and EZ bar sets
Indoor TireFlip
TRX Bands and Sets
and much much more

Links to some of our equipment instructional videos
About us

Welcome to Alexandria Campus Recreation and Wellness Department. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life within the Alexandria campus by encouraging engagement through recreation and wellness programs and facilities that inspire intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social development. The purpose of Alexandria campus Recreation and Wellness Department is to provide positive fitness and wellness programs and services for all faculty, staff, college retirees and current students, inclusive of all fitness levels and physical abilities.

The Alexandria Campus Recreation and Wellness facilities are equipped with advanced cardiovascular equipment with build in TVs, apps with WIFI connectivity. We have Functional trainers, selectorized resistance machines, free weights, half basketball court, a fully equipped dance studio, a lecture/lab classroom, lockers and showers Our facilities are open to all current faculties, staff, and students.

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