Upcoming Events

September 15, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free for All Friday

Join us at the Health and Recreation Center (Building M) for free guest day on the third Friday of every month. Pearticipate in a group exercise class, workout in the 10,000 square foot fitness center, walk or jog on the elevated track, or swim in the six-lane pool. Must be 18 years or older with a state issued I.D.

Tuesday, September 26, 2 - 4 p.m. Mortal Kombat Re-Imagining Tournament

Join the fun! Drop into the Mortal Kombat Re-Imagining Tournament on Tuesday, September 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Egaming Room (M1201). Tournaments are a fun and social way to meet others and build a community in a friendly and inclusive environment.

October 5, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Fitness Assessments

Fall into fitness with a free fitness assessment free to Harper students, Harper employess and Health and Recreation Center members and are held at the HEalth and Recreation Center. Fitness assessments are used to collect baseline health data such as blood pressure, body fat, muscular endurance, flexibility and posture. These assessments can be used to develop fitness goals, training programs, and they can also be used as a comparison for future testing. The fitness assessments are sponsored by: Harper Wellness, Department of Campus Recreation and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education.

Wednesday October 18, 2 to 4 p.m. Magic: The Gathering Tournament

Join us for an exhilarating afternoon of spellbinding strategy and thrilling duels at our Magic: The Gathering Tournament! Unleash your deck's power and prove your mastery of the multiverse in this epic competition. Whether you're a Planeswalker with years of experience or a novice eager to learn, our event offers an exciting platform to showcase your skills.

Monday, October 23 to Thursday, November 2 Pan American Games Stream Parties 

Join us for sports, camaraderie, and celebration as we stream the Pan American Games during our normal hours of operation in the Egaming Room at the Health and Recreation Center. Gather your friends and fellow sports fans and join us for thrilling competitions and community. Let's cheer for the athletes who are giving their all to represent their countries and make these games an unforgettable experience.

Friday, October 27, 5 to 7 p.m. Second Annual Trunk or Treat 

Attend this fun filled family event on Friday, October 27 from 5 – 7 p.m. presented by the Harper Police in conjunction with Campus Recreation and Community Relations. Walk through cars decked out in Halloween decorations and allow your child (or yourself) to trick-or-treat without the stress of walking through your neighborhood. Ghosts and goblins of all types will love the opportunity to put on their costumes and gather treats without tiring out. This event will take place in parking lot #2 located on the campus of Harper College. 


Wednesday November 8, 7 to 9 p.m. Bench Press Comptetion

Test your strength and compete against others in your weight class at our first annual Bench Press Competition held at the Health and Recreation Center (Building M) in the Fitness Center from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Note: Weigh-ins must be completed at the Health and Recreation Center (M2400) on the day of the event (November 8) from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (no exceptions).

In-Person Group Exercise Classes

Campus Recreation and Harper Wellness offer a variety of group exercise classes FREE for Harper students and Health and Recreation Center members! Our classes are led by certified group exercise instructors with expertise in providing motivating, challenging and fun group exercises classes to a wide range of populations. Formats include HIIT, strength, yoga, spin and full body circuit and total body barre.


Last Updated: 9/17/23