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Recreation and Wellness

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

  • Intramural sports teams consist of students who play against other students.
  • Extramural, or club sports, consist of NHCC students who compete against other community college teams.
  • NHCC students can also compete with community-based sport organizations.

Facility Hours

  • Game Room

    Monday - Thursday (Finals Week) 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Open Gym

    Finals Week  Closed 
    Tuesday - Thursday (Volleyball) 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Friday (Badminton) 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Weight Room

    Monday - Thursday (Finals Week)  11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Monday - Thursday
    (When class is in session)
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Spring Activities

Hockey (January/February)

Hockey players skating by the bench.

The NHCC Club Hockey season begins in January. There will be an information meeting on November 21 at 2 p.m. in HWC 168 for those interested in playing this spring. If you are interested in playing, please contact Kevin Manson. Previous hockey experience is encouraged and there is no cost to participate. Home games are played at the Brooklyn Park Activities Center. Admission is free.

  • NHCC Black - Regular Season Schedule

    1/18 vs. Anoka-Ramsey
    1/23 vs. NHCC Silver
    1/25 vs. Normandale
    1/30 @ Inver Hills
    2/1 @ Century
    2/6 @ Anoka-Ramsey
    2/8 vs. Century
    2/13 @ Normandale
    2/15 vs. Inver Hills
    2/20 vs. NHCC Silver

  • NHCC Silver - Regular Season Schedule

    1/18 @ Normandale
    1/23 @ NHCC Black
    1/25 @ Inver Hills
    1/30 vs. Century
    2/1 vs. Anoka-Ramsey
    2/6 vs. Normandale
    2/8 @ Anoka-Ramsey
    2/13 vs. Inver Hills
    2/15 @ Century
    2/20 vs. NHCC Black

Basketball (March/April)

We participate in the Metro Club Basketball League. If you are interested in playing, please contact Kevin Manson. All players must be able to attend both home and away games and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher. Games are played during weekday afternoons. Home games are played in the HWC gymnasium. Admission is free.

Group Fitness Classes

Currently enrolled students can drop in to fitness classes throughout the spring semester. Each class meets on a reoccurring basis, see details below!

  • Cardio Strength

    Tuesday, Thursday 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. in HWC 167
  • Yoga

    Time and locations coming soon.

  • Zumba

    Time and locations coming soon.

Fall Activities

Flag Football

Quarterback snapping the ball in flag football.

NHCC will go for the 4-peat when the season kicks off in September. Students interested in participating on this year's team should talk to Kevin Manson in CC101. As a member of the team, it is expected that all players will travel to road games. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to play, participation is free. Previously football or flag football experience is encouraged.

'14, '15, '16 Metro Champions!


Students interested in playing soccer can join the Soccer Club. Scrimmages and games are scheduled throughout the fall semester. The club meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the field.


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

  • Attire

    Appropriate activity attire and non-marking athletic shoes are required. Activity attire consists of shorts or sweatpants and a T-shirt.

  • Disciplinary Policy

    All students are expected to follow standards of behavior as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct (Chapter 3).

  • Locker Room Use

    Lockers and locks are available for daily and semester-long use to currently enrolled students. In order to have a lock assigned to you, visit the Recreation and Wellness weight room desk. All lockers must be emptied at the end of each semester.

  • 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.

Contact Information

Recreation and Wellness Office
Health and Wellness Center, HWC-165A

Kevin Manson
Director of Recreation and Wellness

Tarsha Davis
Student Life & Recreation and Wellness Assistant