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 hours of operation for the Fitness Center for spring finals week, and our 2015 summer hours of operation:

Sunday, May 3rd:           CLOSED


Monday, May 4th:         8 am – 10 pm

Tuesday, May 5th:         8 am – 10 pm

Wednesday, May 6th:   8 am – 10 pm

Thursday, May 7th:       8 am – 3 pm

Friday, May 8th:             CLOSED

Saturday, May 9th:        CLOSED

Sunday, May 10:           CLOSED

Summer hours will begin on Monday, May 13th.  Hours of operation will be:

Monday – Friday:         8 – 10 am; 5 – 7 pm

No Weekend Hours


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.