Fitness Center


The gym will be open to employees Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Closed on Fridays

JCC's Fitness Center is located in the Smith Building (Building G) and includes a weight room, aerobics room, and gym lockers.  Access to the Fitness Center is closed to the general public.

Access to the Fitness Center:

JCC students may only utilize the Fitness Center as part of a class or school approved activity.

Faculty/Staff are given access (to Smith and the Gym) once they have submitted a signed waiver to security. Employees who have already completed this process have access. 

Download and submit the Gym Assumption of Risk Waiver (PDF)

Employees may not use the gym facilities while scheduled classes are in session. Open gym hours change with each semester, depending on when classes are scheduled for student use.

Note: On occasion, all, or part of JCC's gym facilities may be temporarily unavailable when being used by our BLET or other pre-approved groups. Please contact Shenika Thorb at (919) 464-2377 or if you have any questions or concerns about access.

College Gym Use Policy:

  • All employees (full time, part time established, and part time) may utilize the gym with a signed waiver of liability form to be filed in the employee’s personnel file.
  • JCC students may only utilize the gym as part of a class or school approved activity.
  • Unauthorized use of the facility is prohibited and considered trespassing.
  • Appropriate clothing is required at all times.
  • Only clean, closed-toe, closed heel athletic shoes with non-marking soles are permitted in the gym.
  • No animals, with the exception of service animals, are permitted in the gym.
  • Bikes, hoverboards, rollerblades, and skateboards are prohibited in the gym.
  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited inside the gym, with the exception of electric carts to assist persons with disabilities.
  • Movement of any equipment/furniture may only be conducted by college staff. All fitness equipment should remain in the part of the gym where it was originally located. Improper use, or unapproved modifications, of equipment beyond the manufacturer’s purpose are prohibited.
  • Use of outside training materials, especially items that may be mistaken for a weapon, must be approved by the college’s administrative council.
  • Injuries, accidents, or equipment failures should to be reported immediately to JCC Campus Police and Security.
  • The use of tape or other marking materials is prohibited on walls, doors or floor surfaces.
  • Requests for approval to post flyers, signs or posters are to be directed to the Vice President of Student Services.
  • Anyone requesting to take photographs or video in the gym must request permission from the college’s marketing department.
  • We encourage and support persons with disabilities to bring trained assistants as needed.
  • Food is prohibited. Drinks must be kept in a closed container.
  • Glass products, alcohol, smoking, e-cigarettes, vaping or tobacco products are prohibited.
  • Use of the gym is a privilege. Anyone violating guidelines, including verbal, and/or physical abuse of employee(s) or user(s), criminal activity, disorderly conduct, or inappropriate behavior is subject to: 
    • Immediate removal
    • Suspension of membership
    • Administrative referral to the Office of Student Conduct under the Student Code of Conduct or other applicable guidelines
    • Criminal action

The college reserves the right to implement any additional guidelines that protect the health and safety of the facility and its users.