Dixie Construction Fitness Center

The Dixie Construction Fitness Center at Harford Community College supports students and employees in the pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle by offering top-class facilities.

Contact Information

Susquehanna Center, Room 202
443-412-2370

 

A valid Harford Community College I.D. card must be swiped through the electronic scanner upon entry into the Fitness Center.

Identification

A valid Harford Community College I.D. card must be swiped through the electronic scanner upon entry into the Fitness Center. NO EXCEPTIONS. The attempted use of another person’s HCC identification card is considered a student code violation.

Electronics

Headphones are required for all portable electronic devices. Cell phones cannot be used to place and/or receive calls; texting is discouraged. Devices that capture and/or record images are strictly prohibited. Professional behavior is expected at all times.

Dress Code

Sandals, spiked shoes, or open-toed shoes are strictly prohibited inside the Fitness Center. Attire deemed disruptive to the Fitness Center environment is prohibited. Shirts are required.

Cleanliness

Equipment must be cleaned after usage. Squirt bottles for disinfection are located throughout the Fitness Center. Water or sports drinks in a sealed container are permitted. Food is not permitted in the Fitness Center. Trash must be properly disposed of in receptacles located throughout the fitness center.

Student Conduct

The College classifies the Fitness Center an "Instructional Setting".

Per the 2013-2014 Credit Catalog, Code for Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct, Section V Prohibited Conduct, Article K:

  • Attending an instructional session without properly registering or without the express permission of the Instructor, or bringing unregistered visitors, including children, to an instructional setting" is considered a type of misconduct subject to disciplinary action. 

Services

The Fitness Center offers individual exercise program instruction to both full- and part- time students. Initial program consults are scheduled by appointment, and Individual exercise programs are designed to facilitate independent Fitness Center usage.

The following Physical Education credit courses are held in the Fitness Center:

  • PE 136 Cardiovascular Fitness
  • PE 137 Circuit Training
  • PE 228 Weight Training
  • PE 229 Advanced Weight Training

Access to the Fitness Center during Open Recreational hours is specific to the semester of enrollment.

  • Winter Special Term, January 1-31
  • Spring Semester, January 1 - June 30
  • Summer Semester, May 1- August 31

Personalized Program Instruction

The Fitness Center offers individual exercise program instruction to both full and part time employees and staff.

Initial program consults are scheduled by appointment, and Individual exercise programs are designed to facilitate independent Fitness Center usage.

First Appointment: 30-minute Consult

The purpose of a consult is to gather information relevant to exercise participation, such as personal goals, reasonable expectations, possible physical limitations, past exercise participation, and equipment preferences. A Fitness Center Professional develops an individualized exercise program to promote independent exercise.

Subsequent Appointments: 30-60 minutes Program Instruction

At the end of the consult, employees are scheduled for 1 to 2 program instruction sessions. Proper equipment usage, safe exercise progression, and tools for tracking progress are presented.

Full Time Employee Dependent, Spouse/Partner Program

Dependents and Spouses/Partners of full time employees are eligible to use the Fitness Center during Open Recreation hours. Access to the Fitness Center requires a Family Identification badge. For additional enrollment information, employees should contact Michelle Fredenrich in the Human Resources Office at mfredenrich@harford.edu or 443-412-2378.

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