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Mustangs have plenty of options to stretch out their legs and be active.

Fitness Centers

Lundy Fitness Center

All students, faculty and staff can use Lundy Fitness Center and participate in any of its programs.

Summer Hours
Monday–Friday | 11 AM–2 PM
Monday–Thursday | 5–8 PM
Saturday–Sunday | CLOSED 

Regular Hours*
Monday–Thursday | 10 AM–9 PM
Friday | 10 AM–3 PM
Saturday | CLOSED
Sunday | 6–8 PM
*The Center follows the university academic schedule. When classes are not in session, the center will be closed.

Hennessey Recreation Center

The 32,000 square foot facility, built in 1985 and named in honor of Sister Mary Agnes Hennessey, seats 2,000 fans. The home court for Mustangs Athletics, Hennessey also has a regulation-size racquetball court, fitness training rooms, class/conference room, and athletic department offices.

Summer Hours
Monday–Friday | 8 AM–4 PM
Saturday–Sunday | CLOSED

Regular Hours
With Access Card*
Monday–Thursday | 8 AM–10 PM
Friday | 8 AM–6 PM
Saturday | Noon–6 PM
Sunday | 1–10 PM

Without Access Card*
Monday–Friday | 8 AM–5 PM
Saturday–Sunday | CLOSED 

Rinderknecht Athletic Center

Just across the road from the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex, the Rinderknecht Athletic Center was established in 2019 as a place where student-athletes can train for their sport while still accommodating other students, faculty, and staff. The center features weightlifting and cardio equipment, putting greens, driving ranges, batting cages, and a short track.

Summer Hours
With Access Card Only
Monday–Thursday | 8 AM–8 PM
Friday | 8 AM–5 PM
Saturday–Sunday | CLOSED 

Regular Hours
With Access Card Only
Monday–Friday| 7 AM–10 PM
Saturday | 10 AM–6 PM
Sunday | 1–10 PM

Fitness Classes

Classes are taught in a judgment-free environment in Lundy Fitness Center. All levels of ability are welcome in the classes. Classes are open to current Mount Mercy University students and employees only. 

Noon Yoga | Monday & Wednesday | 12–1 PM
Afternoon Yoga | Tuesday & Thursday | 3–4 PM
Classes are taught by certified yoga instructors. The yoga instruction is for individuals of all abilities to develop strong, healthy bodies; calm, content minds; and receptive, open hearted spirits, which will help them become fully present in their lives and the world around them.

Kickboxing | Monday & Wednesday | 4:30–5:15 PM
Increase your core, muscular strength, and cardiovascular endurance with interval training and kickboxing. No experience is necessary. The instructor will modify moves to accommodate the participants. Bring your water bottle and give the class a try.


These are just a few of the many social events we plan for our students and members of the Mount Mercy community. Events are open to those who are interested in meeting new people, and having fun! We look forward to seeing you every time we plan one of these events and we promise to do our best to make it as fun as possible for everyone!

Some of the events we offer:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Flag Football
  • Ping Pong
  • Sand Bags Tournament
  • Root Beer Pong Tournament
  • Ski Trip
  • Super Bowl Party
  • Pool Tournament
  • Gaming (PS4) Tournament
  • Kick Ball
  • Card Tournament

You can contact us via email to sign up for any of these events.

Even if you do not have a team to play for, you can still sign up and your Intramural Assistants will find you a team to join.