Fitness and the West Shore Community College Recreation Center

With today's focus on fitness, now may be the time to check out the Recreation Center at West Shore Community College. Not just for students, the Rec Center is open to the public and offers a variety of activities for people of all ages.

Wellness Center

Open since 1998, the state-of-the-art Wellness Center features the "Aerobic Circuit" training system, which consists of 10 weight machines and 10 stationary bicycles. The focus is on cardiovascular fitness, but flexibility and muscular strength can both be attained. The Wellness Center offers treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bikes and stair climbers for a truly great workout. Whether you're looking to lose weight, gain strength, or just stay in shape...the Wellness Center has exactly what you need. Hours are 6am-8pm Mon-Wed-Fri, 7am-8pm Tues-Thurs, 8am-8pm Saturday and noon-5pm on Sunday. There is an orientation session that must be taken before using the Wellness Center.


Swimming is a terrific exercise, and with the pool at the Recreation Center, you can enjoy swimming all year. The 25-meter pool is maintained at a comfortable 82 degrees, has a 3/4 meter diving board plus a handicap access chair. Open swim times are Mon-Fri 5-8pm, Saturday 3-8pm and Sunday 2-5pm. When swim lessons are in session, open swim will only be available from 6-7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Times for Lap Swim are Mon-Wed-Fri 6-9am and noon-2pm, Tues-Thurs 7-9am and 11am-1pm, Sunday noon-2pm. Lifeguards are on duty, and there is also a whirlpool in the pool area.

Other Activities

The Recreation Center has one racquetball court, and an arena with six basketball goals, jogging/walking lanes, and areas that can be set up for indoor volleyball or tennis. You can also sign up for some of the community service classes that are offered, including swimnastics, aquarobics, body shaping, stroke development, yoga and full body flexibility.


There is a daily fee of $5.00 per person, $4.00 senior or $15.00 per family for using any of the facilities within the Recreation Center. Lockers are also available for a daily, monthly, or annual fee. Or choose to purchase a membership: Single adults are $150 for four months or $300 per year, families $210 for four months or $420 per year. Seniors get a reduced rate. Groups and organizations can also rent the facilities at the Recreation them for more information.

Other West Shore Community College, Ice Arena, and Rec Center Links:

West Michigan Hockey Tournaments
West Shore Community Ice Arena
WSCC Recreation Center
West Shore Community College Performing Arts
West Shore Community College Education & Campus Information

West Shore Recreation Center
at West Shore Community College
3000 N. Stiles Rd.
Scottville, MI 49454
(231) 843-5543

Last Updated: 12-17-2019 04:06 PM ID: 705