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Falcon Fitness Center

Falcon Fitness Center

Falcon Fitness Center

The Falcon Fitness Center is home to all your fitness needs. The fitness center is an impressive 14,374 square feet and is filled with state of the art cardiovascular, strength, and group exercise equipment. The Falcon Fitness Center’s mission is to make fitness opportunities accessible to all individuals on campus, regardless of one’s fitness level and background. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on all things fitness at Messiah. Stay active!  

The Falcon Fitness center is open to Messiah College undergraduate and graduate students, Messiah College employees, spouses of employees, and dependents of employees between the ages of 16-18. You must bring your Messiah College ID with you each time you access the fitness center. Passing an ID card or using an ID card other than your own may result in up to a two week suspension of fitness center access. To activate your card follow this link to our waiver. If you don’t have a Messiah College log in (spouses and dependents) you will have to fill out a hard copy waiver at the fitness center. For a detailed video on how to access the fitness center follow this link .

At Messiah College we have been blessed with an amazing fitness center. As a community it is now our responsibility to keep this center and equipment in state of the art condition. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the rules and policies of the Falcon Fitness Center. Exercising here is a privilege, not a right, and failing to follow any of these rules may result in losing that privilege and further discipline by the college.

Fitness Center Rules

  • All behaviors, attitudes, and policies outlined in the Messiah College Student Handbook and Community Covenant should be followed at all times while in the fitness center. 
  • Passing an ID card, or using an ID card other than your own will result in up to a two week suspension of fitness center access.
  • All injuries should be reported to the welcome desk immediately.
  • Food is not permitted in the fitness center.
  • Water is the only liquid allowed in the fitness center. It must be stored in a sealed plastic container.
  • All equipment must be wiped down by members after use.
  • All equipment must be properly stored after use.
  • Damaged or broken equipment must be reported to a student worker or the director immediately.
  • Signs and instructions specific to each location are conveniently placed around the fitness center. Follow all instructions and guidelines on signs and posters.
  • Falcon Fitness Center dress code must be followed at all times.
  • Headphones must be used for all media devices.
  • No spitting.
  • Failing to follow any of these guidelines may result in immediate suspension of fitness center usage and possible further discipline through the college disciplinary system. Student workers have the right to enforce these rules and may deny access when appropriate.

Fitness Center Dress Code

  • All dress code policies outlined in the Messiah College Student Handbook must be followed while in the fitness center.
  • Shirts and athletic shoes are required at all times.
  • Sandals or open toe shoes are not permitted.
  • Jeans, Jean shorts, belts or any other clothing with metal objects are not permitted.
  • On poor weather days bring a separate pair of shoes. 

Alumni Membership

  • Cost is $250 for each individual membership
  • The membership will run October 1st – September 30th each year
  • There will be no prorate option or refunds
  • The membership is limited to the Falcon Fitness Center. It does not grant access to any other facility in Sollenberger Sports Center
  • The membership can be purchased at the Falcon Exchange (2nd floor of Eisenhower Campus Center).
  • Membership sales will be suspended at 50. An announcement will be posted to this website when memberships are sold out.
  • All questions can be sent to Kevin Ogden at kogden@messiah.edu

Retired Employee Membership 

  • Cost is $250 for each individual membership
  • The membership runs July 1st – June 30th each year
  • There will be no prorate option or refunds
  • The membership is limited to the Falcon Fitness Center. It does not grant access to any other facility in Sollenberger Sports Center
  • The membership can be purchased at the Falcon Exchange (2nd floor of Eisenhower Campus Center)
  • For more details or questions email Kevin Ogden at kogden@messiah.edu