About Ismail Center Membership
Enjoy the Ismail Intimacy
One of the main advantages you'll enjoy as a member of the Ismail Center is the personal service available to you. We at the Ismail Center pride ourselves for the closely-knit relationships between our staff and our members. This very low member to staff ratio is the main reason why the Ismail Center provides you with the best possible service in an intimate environment.
Join Our Family
At the Ismail Center, you will enjoy the friendly family atmosphere. We are a place where no one is a stranger and working out is more than exercise. It is an enjoyable social experience with other mature adults in a very relaxed non-competitive environment.
Equally important, our membership possesses a varied fitness level, so regardless if you're wanting to get back into shape or if you're training for a marathon, you will fit right in at the Ismail Center.
So discover one of Purdue’s best kept secrets, the relaxed, non-competitive environment of the Ismail Center and the Purdue Adult Exercise Program.
To join or renew a membership -- click here.
Achieve Your Goals
We understand that everyone exercises for different reasons and has different goals. That’s why when you first become a member of the Ismail Center, we will perform your individual health and fitness assessment.
The cornerstone of your personal fitness program, this preactivity screening will help us to identify your fitness level and any medical conditions or risk factors.
Once your initial and totally confidential health and fitness assessment is complete, we will sit down with you and custom design a personalized exercise program.
More importantly, we listen to you, to make sure you achieve your fitness goals. We understand that the path to your achievement lies within you.
And we at the Ismail Center want to help you every step of the way towards realizing your health and fitness goals.
State-of-the-Art Facilities and Staff
The facilities and equipment at the Ismail Center are among the nations finest for any university adult fitness program. From the Big Ten caliber Lambert Indoor Track to the modern cardiovascular equipment, we find pride in providing you with a clean, modern and user friendly environment. It is our sincere desire to provide you with all the tools to help you reach your fitness goals.
The Ismail Center is supervised by Fitness Facility Managers who are students in Health and Fitness, Health Promotion, or Nutrition related majors studying towards a degree. They are all certified in First Aid, CPR, and use of the AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
The Ismail Center is located on the First Floor of Lyles-Porter hall. This 2000 square foot facility includes:
- State-of-the-art Technogym cardio equipment(included)
- 6 Treadmills
- 3 Upright Bikes
- 3 Recline Bikes
- 2 Synchros
- 2 Varios
- 1 Crossover
- Concept II rowing machine
- 2 NuSteps
- State-of-the-art Technogym strength equipment
- Leg Press
- Leg Curl
- Leg Extension
- Chest Press
- Vertical Traction
- Hip Abductor/Adductor
- Seated row
- Lower Back
- Abdominal Crunch
- Arm Extension
- Arm Curl
- Shoulder Press
- 4 televisions, cardio screens audible with use of your personal headphones
- Temperature control of 68-70°
Members are also allowed to use the:
- Indoor Track in Lambert, M-F 6 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ONLY
Ismail Center's Refund Policy -- click here.