Elmendorf Fitness Center
The spacious 107,000-square foot fitness center is located at 9510 22nd St. The facility offers three full-length basketball courts, six racquetball courts, a 9,000-square foot weight room that includes 54 weight machines, 98 pieces of plate loaded/benches and eight dumbbell sets from 5-150 pounds. There are three specialized training areas with 162 treadmills, cross-trainers, upright/recumbent bikes, and stepmills/steppers. Stretching and sit-up areas are available as well as a boxing room. A 1/10th mile indoor running track with olympic quality running surface and banked corners was added with the renovation. The track has been certified for physical training testing. Aerobic conditioning includes 27 classes per week in spinning, circuit training, kick boxing, water aerobics and step aerobics. Other classes offered include yoga, fitball core conditioning, and Pilates. The locker rooms have new stadium lockers with two lockable areas to secure your valuables with 133 lockers in the women’s locker room and 212 in the men’s locker room. There are saunas available in both locker rooms.
The fitness center is also the point of contact for all intramural, extramural, and varsity sports. The center even has a 25-yard, seven-lane swimming pool that features open and lap swim times, a youth swim team, and swim lessons for infants through adults. A giant slide, diving board and other pool equipment is available to create a fun atmosphere for everyone.
Outdoor fitness facilities include a football/soccer field, and two softball fields.
Call 1-907-552-5353 for more information.
Buckner Physical Fitness Center
Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Building 690, is located at Sixth and D streets on JBER-Richardson. It offers a six-lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool with a three-meter platform, one-meter diving board, water slide and hot tub. It also offers three basketball/volleyball courts, two racquetball courts, water aerobics, yoga, karate classes, two circuit weight training areas, free-weight area and a wide variety of cardiovascular exercise machines.
Sauna and steam rooms are available in both men’s and women’s locker rooms. Four tanning booths, massage therapy and certified personal trainers are available on a fee basis. The equipment issue counter and staff can meet most equipment needs within the fitness center. Also available are various items for resale, including weight training, racquetball and swimming equipment and specialized fitness drinks.
The sports office conducts a complete intramural sports program for Soldiers, which includes 29 sports events for men and women in the annual Commander’s Cup competition. The fitness center operates year-round and includes the more popular seasonal sports like flag football, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, racquetball, swimming and broomball. The pool offers various swimming classes for adults and children including water aerobics, swim lessons and a swim team.
Other programs include lap swim, military training-related activities, family pool parties and private pool party reservations.
Buckner Pool will be closed due to military training on July 28th from 0730-1330hrs
July 29-31st from 0730-1700hrs.
Please call 384-1302 for the automated recording.
For more information call:
1-907-384-1308 (front desk)
1-907-384-1304 / 1-907-384-1312 (sports office)
1-907-384-1301 (pool office)
1-907-384-1302 (pool hours)
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