The Recreation and Wellness Office offers a variety of programs that promote wellness and enhance lifelong skills including intramural, club sport, and community-based sporting opportunities.

Check out the Recreation & Wellness Microsoft Teams page for different ways to get involved and find fitness & wellness resources to help you keep you active!
NHCC Rec & Wellness Team

  • Intramural sports teams consist of students who play against other students.
  • Club Sports consist of NHCC students who compete against other community college teams. NHCC competes in the Metro League and competes against other community colleges in the Twin Cities Metro.
  • E-Sports and Online Games & Tournaments Fantasy Football, Fantasy Hockey, Fantasy Basketball, NFL Weekly Pick'em
  • Special Events consist of events like Students vs Employees, Top Golf, Bowling, & more!  Check out the NHCC Calendar for events and details!

Facility Hours

  • Game Room - Closed Until Further Notice

    Monday - Thursday
    10am - 6pm
     Friday 10am - 2pm
     *All times subject to change.  Only open when classes are in session.

    Game Room

  • Open Gym - Closed Until Further Notice

     Monday - Thursday
    3:30pm - 5 pm
      *All times subject to change.  Only open when classes are in session.

    NHCC Gym

  • Weight Room - Now Open

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
    11am - 1pm
     *Limited capacity. First come, first served. All times subject to change. 

    Weight Room

Club Sports

Flag Football

Quarterback snapping the ball in flag football.

Season kicks off in September! As a member of the team, players are expected travel to road games and participate in practices. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to play and participation is free. Previous football and/or flag football experience is encouraged, but NOT required. Open to all genders.

Flag Football Schedule:  2021 - 2022 Season TBD
Games are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30 p.m.
Metro League Flag Football Playoffs and Championship in October (MEA Thursday).
Home Games are played on the field behind the HWC. Admission is free.

 
NHCC - '14, '15, '16 Metro Champions!

Hockey

NHCC Hockey Champions 2020

Practices start at the beginning of November and the puck drops for the regular season play in January. As a member of the team, players are expected travel to road games and participate in practices. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to play and participation is free. Previous hockey experience is encouraged, but not required. Open to all genders.

Club Hockey Schedule:  2021 - 2022 Season TBD
Open Practices start November - January (every Tuesday & Thursday at 1pm) at Brooklyn Park Activities Center.
Games are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:10 p.m.
Metro League Playoffs and Championship in March.
Home Games are played at the Brooklyn Park Activities Center. Admission is free.

  
Metro League Hockey Champions - '13, '14, '16, '19, '20

Basketball

NHCC Basketball

Practices start in January and the regular season will tip off in March! As a member of the team, players are expected travel to road games and participate in practices. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to play and participation is free. Previous basketball experience is encouraged, but not required. Open to all genders.

Club Basketball Schedule:  2021 - 2022 Season TBD
Games are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Metro League Basketball Playoffs and Championship in late April/May.
Home Games are played at the NHCC Health & Wellness Center Gym. Admission is free.

Metro League Champions - '18

Soccer - 2021 - 2022 Season TBD

Club Soccer

Club soccer has drop-in soccer times (indoors & outdoors *weather dependent) and organizes games against other colleges and universities. Must be current NHCC student. Previous soccer experience is encouraged, but not required. No cost to participate.  Open to all genders.

 

Club Soccer Schedule:  Canceled Until Further Notice
Open/Drop In Soccer is on the Outdoor Fields every Friday 10am - 12pm September - November (*Weather Dependent) and then moves into the HWC Gym for Futsal/Indoor Soccer November until March/April.
Metro League Futsal Season is tentatively scheduled for November - December.
Home Games are played at the NHCC Health & Wellness Center Gym. Admission is free.


Group Fitness Classes

Currently enrolled students and staff can drop in to fitness classes throughout spring semester for free. Classes meet on a regular basis when academic classes are in session.

  • Cardio Strength w/Shelly S - Virtual via Zoom

    Come and join us during this up-tempo workout combining strength training, cardio and endurance, using a high intensity interval format. We use a variety of methods to build muscle and get our heart rates up, while groovin’ to upbeat music. The class is structured to challenge all fitness levels. Beginners and advanced fitness lovers welcome. Come and join the fun! 

    Class will be offered most Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:15 to 12:45PM live on ZOOM (Please contact Shelly Siegel for zoom link - shelly.siegel@nhcc.edu)

  •  Policies

  • Please read the following policies prior to participating in Recreation and Wellness programs:

  • Locker Rooms and Lockers

    Lockers with combo locks are available for semester-long use to currently enrolled students and employees in the Men's and Women's Locker Rooms.  Lockers in HWC Hallway outside the gymnasium are available as well.  All student lockers must be emptied at the end of each semester.  Request a locker online or visit the Recreation and Wellness Weight Room Desk (HWC 166) during open hours. If you have questions or are having issues accessing locker, contact Nathan Field - Recreation & Wellness Coordinator in CC 101A or call 763-488-0195.

  • Locker Room

  • Dance Studio/Dojo

    Dance Studio/Dojo is available and free to use for current NHCC students and employees. All reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.  Individuals may make reoccurring reservations. However, if individuals fail to show up more than twice in a row during reoccurring reservation the remainder of the reservation will be canceled. Dance Studio/Dojo reservation request online or please contact Nathan Field - Recreation & Wellness Coordinator in CC 101A.

    • No food or drink allowed, only water.
    • Athletic shoes only. No boots, dress shoes etc.
    • Do not sit, use, or store anything on the Aikido mats
    • Individuals must clean up when finished and pull door shut making sure it is locked and secured.

      Dance Studio/Dojo

  • Using the Facilities

    In order to use the facilities, or take part in any Recreation and Wellness activity, you must be a currently enrolled student and present a valid NHCC Student ID to the staff member at the desk.