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Fitness & Fun at RPI

The Mueller Center is a vibrant, visually active, bold and innovative three story fitness and wellness facility, located in the heart of campus.

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The Mueller Center provides extensive equipment, facilities, classes and staff expertise to help students, faculty and staff get and stay fit.

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Its design provides easy transition between programs and activities, serves as a social focal point for the campus community, and is inviting and comfortable for Rensselaer’s diverse population of users.

Treadmills, elliptical cross-training machines as well as rowers, stationary bikes, steppers, and treadmills are available.

This elaborate, glass-enclosed center features:

  • Three 40-foot-by-40-foot multipurpose rooms, which are filled to capacity with aerobics, kick boxing, yoga, and other classes.
  • A 5,500-square-foot weight-training room with separate areas for athletic teams and individual lifters.
  • Nine 32-inch hanging TV monitors, and stereo sound systems in each room.
  • A wellness classroom to hold classes in health-related subjects, such as smoking cessation and nutrition.
  • An 8 foot by 6 foot state-of-the-art video wall in the main lounge.
  • Olympic free weights, arranged in two sections to offer varsity athletes and recreational users ample space and a challenging workout.

The Mueller Center supports student development through a variety of creative programs, while sustaining Rensselaer's rich, competitive athletic tradition.

The goals of the Mueller Center’s programs are to promote a commitment to a high standard regarding health and fitness; to support social and recreational interactions; and to offer students the opportunity to develop athletic skills in an equitable manner.

The East Campus Athletic Village includes an expanded Houston Field House, a multi-purpose stadium with seating for 7,500, a basketball arena with seating for 2,000, and an indoor track and field area.

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Located at the top of Peoples Avenue, the Houston Field House hosts the Rensselaer Hockey home games as well as figure skating, concerts, and other major events.

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The East Campus Athletic Village is the most extensive athletic construction project in Rensselaer history, offering athletic and recreation facilities that have changed the student experience dramatically.

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The 32,000-square-foot Mueller Center houses more than 40 pieces of aerobic exercise equipment, including treadmills, elliptical cross-training machines as well as rowers, stationary bikes, and steppers.

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