Columbia | Physical Education & Recreation

at The Dodge Fitness Center

Membership Benefits


The Dodge Fitness Center provides Columbia students, faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates fitness opportunities and exercise space right here on campus.  We have a variety of fitness options designed to meet the educational, recreational and wellness needs and interests of our entire community.
Swim laps in our pool, hit the tri-level fitness center for weightlifting, exercise on an elliptical machine, or go on a run on our indoor track. Those inclined can take group fitness classes, workout with a personal trainer, or join a game of pick-up basketball. Whatever your preference, you can find an option suited to your fitness and recreation needs!
The Dodge Fitness Center is open 114 hours each week during the academic year - and as late as midnight from Sunday through Thursday to accomodate any schedule. Pay no initiation fees when you join or renew!

Membership Includes:

  • Access to tri-level fitness center, open 114 hours per week during the academic year and 90 hours during the summer
  • Access to eight-lane, 25-meter swimming pool
  • Access to our indoor running track
  • Access to open recreation hours in Levien and Blue Gymnasiums, as well as squash/racquetball courts
  • Free equipment checkout            
  • Towel and locker service (additional fee may apply)

For an additional fee, members can enroll in the following programs:

  • Take any classes in our Group Fitness Program. Click HERE for more information.
  • Work out with a personal trainer. Click HERE for more information.
  • Take a specialized class (swimming, squash, fencing, kayaking, and more). Click HERE for more information.
  • Take a Functional Fitness small group class. Click HERE for more information.
  • Join our Intramurals or Club Sports programs. Click HERE for more information.
  • Access to a private club locker room and laundry service. Click HERE for more information

Facility Highlights:

  • Eight-lane 25-yard swimming pool with diving well           
  • State of the art equipment – free weights (including two new Olympic-style platforms), weight machines and cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines and steppers
  • 160-meter track with competitive banked turns and rubberized performance surface
  • Seven American-sized courts suitable for squash, racquetball, paddleball and handball
  • Hardwood-floor gymnasium featuring three NCAA regulation basketball courts; configurable for badminton, volleyball and more!
  • Multi-purpose athletics gymnasium with rubberized performance surface, configurable for basketball, soccer, volleyball, badminton and more
  • NEW Functional Fitness Studio
  • Modernized exercise rooms with hardwood floors, high-end stereo equipment and floor-to-ceiling mirrors
  • Exclusive locker room includes 60-inch locker, laundry and towel service