Developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is personal choice.  We encourage the Mount Mercy community to take advantage of the opportunities available on campus.

The University offers three fitness areas: Lundy Fitness Center, Hennessey Recreation Center, and Rinderknecht Athletic Center. The Lundy Fitness Center offers a cardio and weight area, plus a large group exercise rooms where classes are offered each semester. Hennessey Recreation Center provides offers cardio and weight areas, a racquetball court, and use of the gym when it is not in use by the athletic department. The Rinderknecht Athletic Center is a brand new facility that features weightlifting and cardio equipment, putting greens, batting/driving range cages, and a short, indoor track.

A variety of health programming and classes are offered, in addtion to the annual Health & Wellness Fair.

In addition to these facilities, Mount Mercy participates in Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative, Cedar Rapids Blue Zones Project and programs intended inspire our community to increase health and happiness.