Fitness Center

Get Fit. Stay Fit.

The benefits of physical activity are well-established. Evidence shows that regular exercise can promote health and protect you from developing many chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Participation in regular exercise not only enhances physical, but also mental and emotional performance.

Morton College’s Total Fitness Center is dedicated to helping you pursue a healthier lifestyle through physical fitness. The Total Fitness Center is located in the Henry J. Vais Gymnasium, Building E (Room 116E).

Join now and take advantage of:

  • Credit and non-credit courses
  • Fitness testing
  • Individualized exercise programming
  • State-of-the art equipment
  • Professional instructors

Academic Advisors

Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Note: The Total Fitness Center has special hours for holidays and will be closed Friday through Sunday in the Summer. Contact the Total Fitness Center at (708) 656-8000 ext. 2274 for special hours or questions.

Total Fitness Center Staff

Our professional staff includes a Physical Education Instructor, Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness, trained Fitness Specialists, and student aides. Staff members are always available to help guests during open Center hours.

Promoting Total Health and Fitness

Wellness education and activity programs complement our fitness activities and encourage development of all-around healthy lifestyles. Total Fitness Center members may participate in various health/fitness related events, classes, and seminars offered throughout the year.


The Student Health and Wellness Guide from provides great tips and resources for students on getting healthy and staying fit.

You can also look at's Student Health and Wellness Guide.

Participation Options

The Total Fitness Center is accessible to any individual who enrolls in a physical education course for credit or non-credit. Most physical activity programs are offered on an “open lab” basis.

Jamie Halmon

Coordinator of Fitness Center and Wellness

P: (708) 656-8000 Ext. 2274
F: (708) 656-3161

  • Mission Statement

    Academic advising employs a student-centered approach to serve our diverse population by supporting and empowering lifelong learning.
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