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Falcons Fitness Center

Now housing new cardio and weight machines, the fitness center provides a safe environment where current students, faculty and staff can be physically active and work towards creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

The main fitness facility is located on the main floor of the Student Union down the left hall past the Director of Physical Health and Wellness’ office.

There is an optional Functional Training Zone, a separate room located in the front right corner of the recreational area on the main floor of the Student Union.

The fitness center is free to all current Lackawanna College student, faculty, and staff with his/her ID. Those without valid IDs and proper fitness facility attire will not be allowed to use the facility or its equipment.

For more information, contact the College's Manager of Fitness Programming.

Mike Rickert

rickertm@lackawanna.edu

Hours and Location

500 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18505

Main entrance on the Jefferson Avenue side

Fall Hours

          Monday - Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Thursday - Saturday: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

         

   

 

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Available Equipment

The Falcon Fitness Center offers a variety of cardio options.

 Precor treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, stationary and recumbent bikes, Concept rower, Stairmaster and Jacobs Ladder.

There is also a large selection of strength equipment.  

 Hammer strength, selectorized equipment, smith machine free weights, kettlebells and benches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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     For more information and tips on physical wellness that can help in your goals of creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, visit the physical wellness section of the Student Wellness Program portal page, click Physical Wellness.  www.acefitness.org  

 

 

Functional Training Zone

The Functional Training Zone (FTZ) is a mini-gym in itself!  The FTZ is a great location to expand or enhance one's workout.  The FTZ is a training area that features an array of equipment designed to maximize your workout and deliver fast results.  

Some exercise accessories in FTZ include:

TRX Suspension Training

The original bodyweight-based portable training tool that uses your own bodyweight and gravity to build strength, balance, flexibility and core stability.

Kettlebells & Medicine Balls

Use exercises that employ all three planes of motion simultaneously to engage dozens of muscles at once.  The result?  You get a calorie burning cardio workout that builds lean muscle while strengthening your core.

Resistance Bands

Resistance training can be performed to achieve an array of benefits.  Increased muscle strength and power, increased metabolic rate and weight management, increased bone mass and prevention of osteoporosis.

Agility Ladder

Improve your agility, coordination, foot speed, and balance as you quickly step through the rungs of the ladder.

Battle Rope

Manipulating these thick, rigid ropes to produce waves is an excellent conditioning exercise for your core and upper body.

Precor FTS Glide          

The FTS Glide offers resistance training with freedom of motion to increase core strength, balance, stability and coordination.

                                                     

                                                                                                                  

 

                                                                               

                                                                                                        

Lackawanna College Manager of Fitness Programming

Mike Rickert

rickertm@lackawanna.edu

 

 

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