Recreation & Fitness
During these challenging times, Normandale Community College understands that many students may experience difficulties with basic need insecurities such as housing, food, healthcare, and more. Normandale is committed to supporting students facing barriers to their academic success by providing resources and services to help students overcome them. Please visit the Normandale Cares Emergency Grant website if you are in need of emergency financial assistance and the Student Resource Center website for resources for any non-academic needs you may have.
You'll make new friends and keep active when you try out some of the sport, fitness and wellness opportunities available at Normandale.
Free Fitness and Recreation Resources
Les Mills On Demand - over 95 workouts across 8 categories
Peloton App - Free 90 day trial
Offers live on-demand classes with or without equipment.
Includes diverse selection of indoor cycling, running, walking, bootcamp, strength and outdoor (audio-only) classes.
Headspace – Meditation
Free meditation support
Free meditation tracks to listen to
Headspace app – “Weathering the storm” collection
Meditation for sleep, stress, anxiety, relaxation
Local trails/parks near Bloomington
In the heart of the Twin Cities, this park offers extensive hiking, bike and ski trails. You also can canoe, golf, swim, and explore Pike Island, where the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers converge.
A scenic retreat in the heart of Bloomington. Hyland Lake Park offers breathtaking prairie landscapes and endless opportunities for outdoor fun.
A large, 500-acre park located near the center of Bloomington, just north of Normandale Community College. Marsh Lake Park is a haven for passive outdoor recreation.
If you plan to visit any beaches, local trails and parks, please act responsibly with regards to CDC, state and local guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Visitors are reminded to practice social distancing and maintain at least six feet between other visitors and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Slowing the spread of novel coronavirus is everyone’s responsibility
Daily Lockers Available On Campus
There are a variety of locker options available to current students for daily use. All lockers on campus are for DAY use only. A $30 fee will be charged for locker keys returned late or lost.
Yellow Lockers *Student ID is required to use these lockers*
Locker Room Lockers *Reserved for those using the Fitness Center or Gymnasium - Student ID is required to use these lockers*
Coin-Operated Maroon Lockers *A quarter is required to use these lockers*