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A student does ab exercises as part of her workout routine

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.

Finals Week of Wellness | May 20-23

Keep your mind and body active to alleviate the stress of finals week. Highlights of the week include the inaugual Strongest Cav Competition, puppy-cuddling opportunities and playtime in Fountain Square. For more information, email Student Wellness or follow @JCCCfitcavs.

All Week

Online Tips

  • Meditation
  • Yoga poses
  • Fitness
  • Breathing
  • Motivation 

Get Fit! 

Monday – Thursday | 1-3 p.m. | GYM 022
  • Weight training; fitness assessments

Strongest Cav Competition

Monday – Thursday, 1 p.m. | GYM 103

This competition is for JCCC students only. Lifts will include Squat and Bench Press.

Winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23. Who will be the Strongest Cav?

  • Weight Classes
    • Men:
      • Lightweight (up to 165 pounds)
      • Middleweight (165-215)
      • Heavyweight (216 and above)
    • Women:
      • Lightweight (up to 145 pounds)
      • Heavyweight (146 and above)

Prepare with a personal trainer (through May 23)

Monday – Thursday, 1-5 p.m. | GYM 022
Friday, 1-3 p.m. | GYM 022


Tuesday, May 21 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | LIB

Playful puppies will help ease the stress of finals week. As you’re getting all that puppy love, please give some back. Donate much-needed supplies to support Melissa Menagerie’s Second Chances.

Drop off your donations through May 21 in GYM 103, or bring them to the Library during the puppy playtime on May 21. Needed items include:

  • Bleach
  • Cable tie-outs
  • Litter
  • Cat and dog toys
  • Duct tape
  • Fabuloso cleaner
  • Fleece blankets
  • Heavy-duty hoses
  • Heavy-duty trash bags
  • Laundry detergent
  • Leashes
  • Martingale collars
  • Nylabones
  • OdoBan disinfectant
  • Paper towels
  • Peanut butter
  • Pet beds
  • Puppy pads
  • Rawhides
  • Wire crates


Tuesday, May 21 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Fountain Square

  • Silly Putty
  • Wellness check-in
  • Coloring
  • Bouncy balls
  • Volleyball
  • Hula Hoop contest – win a FitBit!

Wellness Lectures

Attend a 45-minute Wellness Lecture to learn about important wellness subjects like sleep, assessing your fitness level and overcoming back pain.

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.


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.