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EIU Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Adult Fitness Program

EIU's Adult Fitness Program is a physical fitness program for adults in Coles County and surrounding areas. Fitness assessments are conducted on all new members to guide the development of an individualized exercise program to help them meet their fitness go

als. Graduate students then support members through the exercise program.


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Graduate students at Eastern Illinois University, under the supervision of faculty members, conduct initial
screenings on all new members. Additionally, members undergo a progress screening as needed and an annual rescreen. The initial and annual screenings include:


  • Resting ECG
  • Resting blood pressure
  • Height and weight
  • Body composition analyses
  • Muscular strength measurements
  • Flexibility measurements

Exercise Options

Members have the option of exercising either in the morning and/or at lunchtime in Lantz Arena.



Availability of facilities is as follows:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    5:30 - 7 a.m.: Student Recreation Center (SRC) and Lap Swimming*Each semester we offer
    group fitness classes led by our graduate students in the SRC (i.e., bootcamp, neuromotor training)
    12 - 1 p.m.: Student Recreation Center and Lap Swimming

  • Tuesday, Thursday
    6 - 6:45 a.m.: Pilates
    12 - 1 p.m.: Lap Swimming


An annual fee of $70 is charged for the screening plus one year of membership. Current EIU faculty, staff, and EIU annuitants are charged a discounted rate of $40.


Contact Information

Adult Fitness Office
1011 Lantz Arena
Phone (217) 581-7579
Fax (217) 581-7973

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Contact Information

Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

2506 Lantz Building
Charleston, IL
Fax: (217) 581-7973

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