Fitness East is located in Halsey Hall, the old Women’s Gymnasium. A portion of the facility was converted to a fitness center in 1999, forming Fitness East. Although smaller than our other facilities, Fitness East houses a variety of cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Locker rooms are also available. Fitness East is a membership access facility - patrons will be required to have a Recreational Services Membership or pay the daily walk-in fee in order to use the facility. Fitness East is located on the northeast corner of Madison and Jefferson streets. The entrance is located off the walkway between Halsey Hall and the IMU Parking Ramp. Parking is available in the IMU parking ramp.

Cardiovascular Equipment:
  • Recumbent Bicycles
  • Treadmills
  • Stairmaster Climbers
  • Rowers
  • Upright Bicycles
  • Elliptical
Cable Machine Equipment:
  • Weight-Assisted Chin/Dip
  • Incline Press
  • Leg Extension
  • Bicep Curl
  • Pulldown
  • Ab Trainer
  • Prone Leg Curl
  • Triceps Press
  • Low Row
  • Seated Leg Press
  • Vertical Bench
  • Shoulder Press
  • 2 Cable Crossover Stations
Free Weights:
  • 3 pounds to 100 pounds
  • Stretching area
  • Resistance balls
  • Stretching mats 
  • Foam roller
  • Storage cubbies
  • BOSU stability trainers

Want more information on how to use our equipment?  Check out our playlist with how-to-videos to help you get the most out of your workout!  Want a more personalized orientation?  Reach out to and we will be happy to help! 

Location information:


28 West Jefferson St., Iowa City, IA 52242





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Shea McMurray

Assistant Director of Facility Operations
Campus Recreation & Wellness Center
Fitness East
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Luke Mozena

Facility Operations Coordinator
Campus Recreation & Wellness Center
Fitness East
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Erin Sullivan

Facility Operations Coordinator
Campus Recreation & Wellness Center
Fitness East