MAC

Schedule & Hours

Schedule & Hours

Click here for Mathews Athletic Center’s hours and for fitness, yoga, and meditation class schedules. This is also where you’ll find hours for the indoor pool located in Porter Gym and contact information.

H2U

H2U

In partnership with Coliseum Health System, H2U is a program dedicated to helping individuals 50+ manage their health and enjoy a healthy lifestyle with cardio, water classes, and more. Learn more about memberships and class schedules.

Become A Member

Become A Member

Mathews Athletic Center offers women and men a safe and conveniently located health club option. Discounts are available for seniors. Ask about corporate memberships for three or more employees from the same business.


Click here for Yoga and Meditation Classes for SUMMER 2017

Mathews Athletic Center building


Community Memberships

Wesleyan College offers a limited number of community memberships to Mathews Athletic Center. The athletic center provides women and men with a safe and conveniently located health club option in North Macon. Members enjoy the private setting with views of scenic Foster Lake and Wesleyan's Nancy Ellis Knox Equestrian Center.

A Community membership to the center includes access to Cybex strength training equipment, free weights, recumbent bikes, treadmills, steppers, elliptical machines, outdoor track, yoga, pilates, step aerobics, sculpting, Cycle Reebok classes, indoor pool, and tennis courts. The center provides locker room areas with day use lockers, showers, vanity areas, and towel service.

Discounts are available for seniors, Wesleyan Alumnae, plus spouses and family members of Wesleyan employees. Ask about corporate memberships for three or more employees from the same business.

For more information on community memberships call (478) 757-5251 or Kathy Malone, Facility Manager (478) 757-3775.

  • Please check in at front desk when using MAC or the pool and always bring your Wesleyan ID.
  • Always arrive 5-10 minutes before class starts.
  • Silence cell phones in the gym, aerobics studio/cycle room, and at the pool.
  • In the pool, please follow lane etiquette & DO NOT sit or play on the lane lines. (If you do not know what this is ask.)
  • If the weather is bad (thunder, lightening) it is most likely the pool will be closed.

Reasons Exercise Makes You A Happier Person

Increased Dopamine

Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that's associated with feelings of pleasure and happiness.

Lower Anxiety

Recent studies have show that people who suffer from anxiety and depression can achieve long-term relief from exercising.

Lowers Depression

Recent studies have show that people who suffer from anxiety and depression can achieve long-term relief from exercising.

Energy Booster

Exercise is a wonderful energy booster, and more exercise equals increased levels of happiness

Stress Reducer

Stressed out? Exercise is a form of low-level stress itself, and the more you subject yourself to the "stress" of working out, the better your body will adapt to handling other kinds of stress.

Cognitive Decline

Unfortunately, the older we get, the less capable our brain functioning becomes. Studies have shown that regular exercise can help slow down that cognitive decline, aiding memory and learning in the process.

Self-Confidence

There's nothing quite like having an awesome workout and then feeling a great sense of accomplishment.

Be More Social

While all types of exercise are great for us, working out in groups is even better. Working out and being around friends generally makes us a happier bunch.

Get Better Sleep

Having sleep issues? Regular exercise has been show to improve the sleep quality of people with sleeping disorders.

Be More Creative

We're all in a better mood when our creative juices are flowing, and nothing boosts creativity quite like a great workout.

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1:30 – 5:00 PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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NCAA Division III Athletics

NCAA Division III Athletics

Wesleyan College is home to five NCAA Division III sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and softball. In addition, we offer an award-winning Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Equestrian program.

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