Penn State Hershey University Fitness Center

Conditioning Classes


Sportsmetrics is a comprehensive jump training program for young athletes combining a dynamic warm-up to prepare the body for functional based activities, plyometrics to focus on correct jumping technique, strength training with emphasis on body alignment, and flexibility to aid in decreasing injury.  Sportsmetrics techniques and training is the foundation upon which sports specific skills are built.  Reducing knee injuries and improving performance for sports like soccer, basketball, and volleyball that involve pivoting, cutting, or jumping.  This six-week session includes a pretest, class sessions three times a week, and testing at the end of the course.

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
  • July 14 – August 27
  • $250 Paid in Advance, $270 Paid Day of
  • Online Registration

Multiracial senior women staying fit in the fitness centerStrongWomen

The StrongWomen program is an evidence-based strength training program that is safe and effective for midlife and older women.  This training is studio based in a small group format.  The benefits of the program include increased muscle mass and strength, improved bone density and reduced risk for osteoporosis, reduced risk for diabetes and other medical conditions, as well as improved self-confidence.

This program is provided at the UFC as a service of the Dauphin County Penn State Cooperative Extension Office.

  • Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:15 – 6:15 PM
  • July 21 – August 27
  • $50 Paid in Advance, $55 Paid Day of
  • Online Registration

For Experienced Students:

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 – 10:00 AM
  • July 22 – August 28
  • $50 Paid in Advance, $55 Paid Day of
  • Online Registration