Pope Wellness Center

Featuring a variety of cardio and weight equipment, on site men’s and women’s locker rooms, as well as a wide selection of fitness classes, the University of Mount Olive’s Pope Wellness Center is a favorite spot for students, university employees, and community members alike.

Monday - Thursday:6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday:6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday:1 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Group Fitness Classes

Get fit, involved, and moving! The Pope Wellness Center offers a variety of classes throughout the week. We have plenty of great offerings for you to choose from.
If you enjoy moving, fun, and the group atmosphere, one of our classes is waiting for you! All fitness classes are held in the Group Fitness Room. The current group fitness classes offered are:

  • Adult Fitness
  • Circuit Training
  • Core Training
  • Cross Training
  • Kettlebell Training
  • Spin
  • Total Body Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

No matter what your fitness goal may be, we’re sure to offer a class that fits your needs. Classes last 45-60 minutes, and vary in intensity. Students and members will receive a semester schedule of classes offered. What’s more, classes are included in their membership at no extra cost!

Free Exercise Prescriptions

The Wellness Center staff is dedicated to helping our students maintain a healthier lifestyle. We offer to write an exercise prescription for any student that needs direction in their workout. This is a free service.

Basketball Court

Pope Wellness Center has a full-size basketball court with six hoops. This is a popular spot for students to shoot hoops or put together a 3-on-3 game.

Cardio And Weight Training

The Pope Wellness Center contains a full line of cardio equipment, such as treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, spinning bikes, rowers, and a stair climber. For weight training, the facility has two platforms fully loaded with men’s and women’s barbells, bumper plates, and power racks. In addition, we have a full line of plate-loaded Hammer Strength and pin- loaded Body Masters strength training equipment. We also have a variety of core strengthening equipment.

Free Body Fat Checks

Students and members can receive a free body fat check at their request. Checking your body fat will keep you focused on your fitness goals and assist you in achieving them in a timely manner. To schedule your free body fat check, please speak with a front desk associate.