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.

  • Free Indoor Walking Track Access at NIFS

    November 27, 2017–March 10, 2018

    Don't let the cold weather steal your steps! Faculty and staff (and their spouses) have free access to the indoor walking track at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) during regular business hours.

    To sign up: Visit NIFS during membership hours. Bring your Jagtag. The sign-up process takes about 5 minutes.

    As a walking program participant, you are able to use the locker rooms and the track for walking or running during regular business hours, 7 days a week.

    Please note that free NIFS access applies only to the indoor track. Questions? Call NIFS at (317) 274-3432 ext. 216.

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    Parking information: Only IUPUI employees who are members to NIFS are permitted to park in the River Walk (RW) garage in front of NIFS. However, once you sign up for this walking program (and if you have an IUPUI parking pass) you will be able to park in the RW garage even if you are not a NIFS member. You must send your current IUPUI permit number to for activation.

  • Outdoor 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.

    Download a map of the trails »

    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.