The Everett Morgan Strength Training Center

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Focus on Fitness at KWU

Students, faculty, staff and alumni have access to The Everett Morgan Strength Training Center, located on the lower level of the Student Activities Center. The state-of-the-art facility includes numerous types of equipment, including eliptical machines, treadmills, stationary bikes and free weights. The fitness center is open seven days a week. Special hours are posted during school breaks. 

Academic Year Hours of Operation (beginning August 16):
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday:  12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday:  5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Special Hours During School Breaks


Please note the following revised and shortened hours of operation for the Fitness Center during 2015 spring break:

Saturday, March 14th:                     CLOSED

Sunday, March 15th:                        CLOSED

Monday, March 16th:                      10 am – 1 pm

Tuesday, March 17th:                      10 am – 1 pm

Wednesday, March 18th:                 10 am – 1 pm

Thursday, March 19th:                    10 am – 1 pm

Friday, March 20th:                          10 am – 1 pm

Saturday, March 21st:                     CLOSED

Sunday, March 22nd:                       CLOSED

All normal hours of operation will resume on Monday, March 23rd beginning at 8 am.  Have a fun and safe spring break!


Rules and Regulations

  • All users must be 17 years of age to use the facility – unless under the direct supervison of an adult.
  • Proper exercise attire (shirt & shorts) and close-toed athletic shoes are required.
  • No food, drink, or chewing gum are allowed – water bottles are permitted.
  • Please wipe down equipment before and after use.
  • Use spotters on all heavy lifts. Fitness Center staff can assist in spotting.
  • Return and rack all weights/dumbbellls when finished.
  • Return all bars to the standard position when finished.
  • Do not slam weights together or drop dumbbells, bars, or plates on the floor.
  • Do not throw medicine balls against the wall.
  • Do not lean against or put your hands on the mirrors.
  • Horseplay or unsafe activity is not acceptable.
  • The use of profanity will not be tolerated.
  • Personal stereos with headphones are acceptable – any larger device will not be permisable.
  • Do not prop open doors to the Fitness Center.

Everett Morgan

The Strength Training Center is named after the late Everett Morgan, a 1937 graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University, who was inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his achievements as in football. During his time on the varsity team, the Coyotes won three straight KCAC titles. After his senior year in 1936, he was named honorable mention Little All-American, first-team All-KCAC and first-team All-Kansas.