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Health and Recreation Center

The Foglia Foundation Health and Recreation Center (Building M) has undergone a complete transformation and serves as the hub for campus recreation and fitness. Membership to the Health and Recreation Center is free to Harper students enrolled in the current term. Memberships are also available to Harper staff and the community. The Health and Recreation Center is also home to the Department of Campus Recreation, Harper Wellness, the Harper Hawks & Athletics, Northwest Community Healthcare, Palatine Park District programming, and Harper College Health Education.

Facility Features

Fitness Center

  • 10,000 square foot fitness center
  • 35+ cardio machines with personal viewing screens
  • Rowing machines
  • Life Fitness Synrgy360 multipurpose training hub
  • 18+ Matrix Ultra Series strength training equipment
  • Seven Hammer Strength Olympic weight lifting platforms
  • Free weights
  • Fitness assessment room
  • Fitness center attendants
  • Complimentary sweat towels

Field House

  • Four-court field house
  • Open recreation: basketball, pickleball, volleyball, and badminton
  • Suspended jogging track (1/8 mile)
  • Intramural sports leagues
  • Equipment rentals
  • Court rentals
  • Court monitors

Aquatics Center

  • Six-lane pool (shallow end 4') and a deep end (13’ max) 
  • Designated open lap swim times
  • Family swim availability
  • ADA access with two pool lifts
  • Palatine Park District aquatics programming
  • Water temp - 80-81 degrees

Fitness Programs

For more information please call: 847-925-6825 or visit us at

Last Updated: 7/15/20