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Thompson Campus Center
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Thompson Campus Center

Thompson Campus Center (TCC) facilities include a gymnasium with a full-sized basketball court or two smaller full basketball courts, an indoor jogging area, mats for stretching, and a climbing wall. There is a temperature-controlled racquetball court, which converts to wallyball. The strength/cardio/exercise room offers Hammer Strength and free weights including dumbbells, squat rack, bench press and incline press and decline bench with 300-pound Olympic weights available at each press. The cardio equipment includes treadmills, ellipticals, Step Mills, stationary bikes, and rowing machines. This room also has a sound system and TVs. A studio room is equipped with a barre, sound system, a heavy bag, and speed bag, and is available for group activity classes. The outdoor open play area, located on the west side of the building, allows for football, basketball, soccer, frisbee, etc.Also, a paved fitness trail follows the perimeter of the property (.4 mile) and a nature trail (2.25 miles) winds through the woods west of the TCC. There are men’s and women’s locker rooms available and a family restroom is downstairs.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday, 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Please note, listed hours are scheduled during regular academic year, and subject to change. TCC will have a modified schedule during other periods.


  • Annual & Recreational Events +

    • Founder’s Day Run — A 5k run and 1.5-mile walk, coordinated with the ATSU President's Office to support student initiatives and programs, with a local charity benefiting from the proceeds. Held on Founder’s Day Saturday.

      Reindeer Romp — This 4-mile and 1.5-mile run is a fundraiser for the ATSU second year class.

      ATSU Wellness Run — This event benefits the Student Emergency Fund and is held annually each spring.

      Recreational activities — TCC offers recreational opportunities several times each year: a bowling night, bike tune-ups, organized nature hikes, dance, golf instructional opportunities, a swimming night, and kayaking and canoeing.

  • Intramurals +

      • Football
      • Basketball
      • Volleyball
      • Indoor Soccer
      • Softball
      • Tennis
      • Racquetball
      • Badminton
      • Ultimate Frisbee

      Intramurals are open to all students, student spouses, faculty and staff, and faculty and staff spouses.

      Call or email for times/dates.

  • Activity Classes +

    • *Attention all spinners: Bring a water bottle and towel. Spinners and boxing circuit may reserve a spot 24 hours in advance on Wodhopper.

      Weight training circuit, strength conditioning, yoga, spinning, barre, and osteoblasters are offered when instructors are available.

      All classes run for 50-60 minutes/day and are free to all members.

  • Membership Rates +

    • TCC memberships are only available to ATSU students, employees, families, or alumni/retirees. Through a partnership agreement, memberships are also available to employees of Northeast Regional Medical Center and Northeast Missouri Health Council.

      Initial membership registration must be completed, in person, with a student/employee photo ID, at the TCC during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m., except university holidays).

      Review membership rates, terms and conditions (pdf).

  • Employment Opportunities +

    • A wide variety of hourly and contracted employment options are available, including work study, fitness instructor, desk receptionist, and event assistance. Jobs include flexible call in work, scheduled shifts, fitness testing, and intramurals recreational sports.