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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 or one indoor tennis court, 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 11 individual selectorized Paramount weight machines 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 offers treadmills, elliptical runners, StairMasters, an Airdyne, and rowing machine. 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. 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 winds through the woods west of the TCC. There are men’s and women’s locker rooms available and a family restroom is downstairs.

Fitness Room

  • Cardio-equipment available during all open hours
  • Please limit your time to 30 minutes if people are waiting
  • Selectorized weight machines are not available when circuit training is in progress
  • Free weights available during all open hours - clients must have a spotter and collars on
  • Annual & Recreational Events +

    • Twilight Run — ATSU has worked with the Adair County YMCA for over 30 years to provide a fundraising 5k, 1mile, and Tot Trot to promote healthy family fun running.

      Founder’s Day Run — A 5k run and 1.5-mile walk, coordinated by a student organization (Physicians for Social Responsibility) to help celebrate ATSU’s Founder’s Day, 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.

      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 a spring float trip to southern Missouri.

  • Intramurals +

      • Football - fall (September - November)
      • Basketball - winter (October - March)
      • Volleyball - winter (October - March)
      • Indoor Soccer - winter/spring (January - March)
      • Softball - spring/summer (April - August)
      • Tennis
      • Racquetball
      • Badminton
      • Ultimate Frisbee

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

      SGA IM Leagues—Call for times/dates.

  • Activity Classes +

    • *Attention all spinners: Bring a water bottle and towel. Spinners and boxing circuit may call 24 hours ahead to reserve your spot.

      Childcare available, Monday through Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Call 660.626.2213 for information or email or

      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 North Regional Medical Center and North-east Community Health.

      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). Except for Plus Ones, see note in the below pdf for details on registration.

      Review membership rates, terms and conditions (pdf).

  • TCC Staff +

    • Dan Martin, MA Dan Martin, MA

      Director, Wellness Programs
      660.626.2071 (fax)

      Lynda Furney, MA Lynda Furney, MA

      Assistant Director, Wellness Programs
      660.626.2071 (fax)

      Bill Aucutt Bill Aucutt
      Service Worker
      660.626.2071 (fax)

  • 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.