Physical Activity

Physical activity throughout your day is critical to the health not only of your body, but your mind and spirit as well. Grab a friend and take a walk or class at the fitness center.

  • Indoor Walking Options

    Walk at NIFS or Jaguar Campus Recreation!

    December 1, 2019-March 13, 2020

    Grab a friend and go for a walk!

    IUPUI employees and their spouses are welcome to use the NIFS walking track for free. Sign up at membership on your first visit to receive your free pass. 

    The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) Fitness Center is located at 250 University Boulevard (Questions? Contact NIFS Member Services:; 317-274-3432)

    Jaguar Campus Recreation
    IUPUI employees only are welcome to use the cardio equipment Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, Noon-10:00 p.m. Must present Crimson Card and sign in. 

    Jaguar Campus Recreation is located in Campus Center Room 156. (Questions? Contact Campus Recreation:; 317-274-2824)

  • Walking Trails

    IUPUI Walking Trails

    Walking trails are designed to get you moving while you enjoy some of the most beautiful parts of campus. Trails are appropriate for all levels of walkers and are located throughout campus so you can enjoy a nearby trail no matter where you are.

    Access the IUPUI campus map to view the indoor and outdoor walking trails. Scroll down under “Locations” and select Healthy IU Walking Paths.

    IUPUI campus map »

    Indianapolis Cultural Trail

    The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Download a map of the Cultural Trail »

  • INShape IUPUI

    Meet with senior-level physical education students to assess your wellness indicators, establish goals, and design a personal exercise program—just for you! Students can also work with you in a personal trainer capacity.

    Learn more about INShape IUPUI »

  • Campus Fitness Center

    Campus Recreation offers a variety of sport and fitness opportunities for all levels and interests. Keep up with the activity you love or try something new!

  • Natatorium

    Please visit the Natatorium website at to learn about membership, lap swim, punch pass, and swim lesson opportunities.