Fitness & Wellness Program

Personal Training Information

Are you new to exercise? Have you wanted to improve your workouts? Do you have questions about fitness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, NU's personal training program is right for you. Our personal trainer can help you get into the right routine for you. We offer a variety of personal training packages to fit any needs you have. Our packages are as follows:

Full-time StudentsAll Others
1 session - $10 1 session - $15
3 sessions - $15 3 sessions - $40
5 sessions - $25 5 sessions - $70
10 sessions - $40 10 sessions - $125

The first session consists of a fitness evaluation. The personal trainer will sit down with you to discuss goals and current fitness questions. You will then perform an initial fitness test to gauge your exercise capability. Lastly, you will be given a body analysis test to determine weight and body fat percentage.

In the sessions to follow, you will be provided with a customized workout routine that will help you meet your exercise goals. The personal trainer will walk you through each step so that you will be able to perform the workout by yourself.

*For registration forms, please click the links on the right side of this page

Fitness Classes

The Kiernan Center offers a wide variety of fitness classes throughout the school year. Classes include Zumba, Yoga, Karate, Fusion, Dance 2 Fitness, Pilates, Spinning and Balance Ball. All you have to do to participate is SHOW UP! If you are interested in teaching a fitness class, please contact the Kiernan Center at 716.286.8055. The schedule for the first session of spring 2014 can be found on the right of this page.

Indoor Cycling Class Policy

  • Classes are limited to 10 participants.
  • Pre-registration is NOT required.
  • Class enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities needing accommodations to participate in Kiernan Center programs or use Kiernan Center facilities should contact a KC supervisor at 716.286.8055 for assistance.

Fitness Rewards Program

Fitness Rewards is a program developed by the Niagara University Kiernan Recreation Center. This program will give you the chance to be rewarded for working out on a regular basis.

To begin the program, all you need to do is register with the front desk staff at the Kiernan Center. Our staff will record your name in the Fitness Rewards binder (for registration only). Sign in each time you come to work out, participate in aerobics classes, intramurals and club sports. Don't worry about charting your progress, Kiernan will do it for you!  

There are plenty of opportunities to receive great prizes so don’t hesitate to sign up!

Under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities needing accommodations to participate in Kiernan Center programs or use the Kiernan Center facilities should contact a KC supervisor at 716.286.8055 for assistance.

Expresso Ride

The Kiernan Center challenges all patrons to take advantage of the cool features of the expresso bikes! Race your friends here at NU and all over the world. Register on the bike and we will keep track of your progress electronically. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the semester for the person with the most mileage or points.

Super Eagle

Do you have what it takes to be a SUPER EAGLE? Combine the weight of a dead lift, squat and bench press to 1000 pounds or more to add your name to the board and get a t-shirt. See the personal trainer or front desk to schedule a time to test.