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Student Wellness

You Helping You

Tina Pulley, wellness instructor discusses using weights with her students.

Jobs, social life and college — add in exams, reading, writing and special projects, and when do you find time to take care of you? Say it out loud: "TODAY, I will take care of me." JCCC is helping you stay healthy and happy with new student wellness programs.

Note: All programs are offered free of charge to JCCC students; participation does require a valid JCCC student ID.

Barbara Gill Lifetime Fitness Center

Starting with: FREE access to JCCC’s fitness center

JCCC’s Lifetime Fitness Center is open seven days a week and is located on the second floor of the GYM. It includes multiple cardio machines, weight machines, total body weight training and a specialized 20-minute total body circuit training system.

Group Fitness Classes

 Enjoy FREE fitness classes focused on fun, group fitness activities. Check out the current schedule.

Wellness Programs

Wellness Wednesdays 

  • College Recess, 1-1:50 p.m. (Meet in green space by the Hare and Bell)

Water and healthy snacks will be served.

Yoga Marathon

26.2 poses, 26.2 hours throughout October

Starts Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 12:15 p.m. at Galileo's Pavilion for Yoga Basics, followed by a session from 1-3 p.m. in Fountain Square.

Also join us on:

  • Wednesdays, Oct. 10-24, from noon to 3 p.m. in Fountain Square
  • Mondays, Oct. 1-29, noon to 12:50 p.m. in GYM 007 
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 2-25, 4-4:50 p.m. in GYM 007
  • Yoga-ween, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2-3 p.m. GYM 007

Mark Your Calendar 

  • Strengths Week, Oct. 15-18
    • Oct. 15: Mini Workshops, noon-1 p.m.
    • Oct. 17: Extended College Recess, noon-1 p.m., to challenge your strength with tug of war, pull-up contest, trivia, yoga, volley challenge, and Frisbee speed and accuracy.
      • College Recess - Volleyball and Yoga Marathon will continue on from 1-1:50 p.m.
  • Emerging Professionals Program
    • Oct. 24: Work-Life Balance, 3-4:30 p.m., Career Development Center. Improve your quality of life by learning techniques in stress management, time management and prioritization. For more information or to register, visit the Emerging Professionals Program page.
  • Weight Loss Challenge, Nov. 7-Dec. 5
    • This FREE five-week program includes weekly weigh-ins, fitness activities, wellness classes and coaching in a low-key, low-stress setting. The group will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesdays in GYM 021. Send us an email to register.
  • Coming Up
    • In December: Finals Week Stress Relief - games, chair massage and puppies!

Wellness Lectures

Attend a 45-minute Wellness Lecture to learn about important wellness subjects like sleep, assessing your fitness level and overcoming back pain. See the Fall 2018 series schedule for details.

The Healthiest Club on Campus Challenge (PDF): Join in and find out which JCCC campus club is healthiest! Clubs earn points for wellness activities. Each quarter, the club with the most wellness points wins.

Assessments, Personal Training and Wellness Coaching

Send us an email to schedule a 15-minute introductory session.


To reserve a complimentary locker for the semester, send us an email.

Locker Rooms GYM 006 Men/ GYM 037 Women
There are one women's and one men's public locker room for students, staff and faculty use. The locker rooms include showers and restrooms as well as lockers.

The tall lockers in each locker room (located next to four cubicle lockers) are for hourly use only. Bring your own lock and lock up your stuff during your class or activity, then empty the locker and remove your lock until the next time you need a locker. Leave the tall locker empty and ready for the next user.

All individuals are responsible for providing their own locks, and any locks left on the tall lockers will be removed daily.

Towel Service
Clean towels are available in the fitness center for use during your workout.

Vision and Purpose

JCCC’s student wellness vision is to promote health and wellness by building a cohesive campus community for students by furthering their academic success through healthy lifestyle engagement.

For more information or if you have questions, please email Student Wellness.