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CENTER FOR HEALTHY LIVING (Fitness Center)
Jayme Nekuda, Associate Director Human Resources, Benefits & Work-Life Programs
Student Life Center
www.unmc.edu/cfhl

The Center for Healthy Living (CFHL) provides a variety of leisure activities in addition to fitness and wellness services for the UNMC students, faculty, staff, volunteers, alumni and their families. The CFHL includes two activity courts (for basketball, volleyball, badminton, pickleball & indoor walking/running track), dedicated space for table tennis, three fitness studios, men’s and women’s locker rooms and over 90 stations in the Heiser strength, conditioning and cardio areas. Fitness studios offer Fitness on Demand, spinning classes, and TRX suspension strap classes and yoga to name just a few. The Heiser area contains cardio exercise alternatives such as treadmills, elliptical trainers, step machines, rowing machine, versa-climber, expresso bicycles, stationary and recumbent bicycles.  Strength exercise options include weight machines as well as free weights.

Center for Healthy Living memberships include use of all facilities and the following services:

  • Fitness classes
  • Fitness assessments
  • Personalized exercise program designs
  • Equipment orientation
  • Daily-use lockers
  • Towels
  • Intramural leagues in basketball, volleyball, pickleball, dodgeball, broomball, curling, disc golf, bocce ball, golf and softball are also available for an additional fee (you do not need to be a member of the CFHL to participate in leagues).
  • Student-sponsored memberships (for spouses or friends) are available for an additional fee. 

Summer Hours
(June 1 – August)    

Monday – Thursday    5:00 a.m.  -  9:00 p.m.    
Fridays    5:00 a.m.  -  7:00 p.m.   
Saturdays    8:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.   
Sundays    8:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.    

Fall / Winter / Spring Hours
(August - 1st day of classes – May 31)
Monday – Thursday    5:00 a.m.  -  10:00 p.m.
Fridays    5:00 a.m.  -  8:00 p.m.
Saturdays    8:00 a.m.  -  7:00 p.m.
Sundays    8:00 a.m.  -  7:00 p.m.

We are closed (or close early) on some holidays so please check our website, www.unmc.edu/cfhl or call 402-559-5254 for these occasional closings and general information.

We are also on Facebook - facebook.com/unmccfhl and Twitter - https://twitter.com/UNMCWellness.

Associate Director, Human Resources, Benefits & Work-Life Programs                        
Jayme Nekuda - 402-559-8962                                                                                                    
jnekuda@unmc.edu                                                                              

Memberships & Intramural Sports 
Rick Pruch - 402-559-8422
rpruch@unmc.edu

Fitness Services
Peter Pellerito - 402-559-5253
ppellerito@unmc.edu