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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

Summer Hours: June 1 - July 5.
Closed June 19 & 20, July 3rd & 4th.

Monday - Friday, 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Saturday & Sunday, 1 P.M. - 8 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.

      ATSU TCC TrailTCC trail map (pdf).

      tcc trail map

  • Intramurals +

    • Winter Season:
      Volleyball: Mondays 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
      Indoor Soccer: Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.
      Badminton: Wednesdays: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
      Ultimate Frisbee: Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
      Basketball: Thursdays: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

      Fall Season (ended):

      Intramurals are open to all students, student spouses, faculty and staff, faculty and staff spouses. If you have any questions, please call Dan Martin or Ramey Weichelt at 660.626.2213

  • 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.

      Intro to Resistance Training: Fitness class for beginners, learning everything from proper programing to proper form. Your instructor Matt is ACSM certified, and has years of experience in personal and small group training. If you have a group of 3 or 4 friends and can't attend Tuesdays, contact Matt at to set up a personal training time!

      Power Yoga: Power yoga, which is also known as Vinyasa yoga, is a fast-paced style of yoga that's focused on building strength and endurance. It is also an excellent form of yoga for burning calories

      Walking Warriors: Walking Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 P.M., Saturdays 9 A.M. for 45 minutes, about 2 miles (or whatever distance you are comfortable with). Open to all skill levels, will walk safe paved paths. Will take on new walking challenges on the "World Walking" app, find our group in the app by searching "ATSU Walking Warriors".

      Osteoblasts: Weightlifting club aims to introduce strength training in the form of powerlifting and Olympic lifting. The club provides an organized introduction to weightlifting and weekly class times where coaches will be available to educate and motivate

      Gentle Yoga: This class is low to moderate activity working on muscular strength and flexibility. Yoga asanas (postures) are held to build strength and slow transitions between poses to release tightness in the body. The class begins with basic breathing techniques for grounding, fuller concentration and relaxation.

      Spin: Highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, Spin offers a challenging 60-minute ride with fun energizing music. It's the perfect opportunity to get your heart pumping while you burn some serious calories.

      H.I.I.T: High-intensity interval training is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. Can join via zoom or in person @ the TCC.

      Step: Step class for beginners and advanced steppers. This great cardio workout is choreographed. You’ll have a fantastic athletic workout that helps to burn fat and tone up to some great music!

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

      class schedule

  • 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.