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.

  • 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
  • Special Events consist of events like Students vs Employees, Top Golf, Bowling, & more!  Check out the NHCC Calendar for events and details!
  • NHCC students can also compete with Community-Based sport organizations.

Facility Hours

  • Game Room - Spring (January 21 - May 12)

    Monday - Thursday
    10am - 6pm
     Friday 10am - 2pm
     *All times subject to change.  Only open when classes are in session.
  • Open Gym - Spring (January 21 - May 12)

     Monday - Thursday
    3:30pm - 5 pm
      *All times subject to change.  Only open when classes are in session.
  • Weight Room - Spring (January 21 - May 12)

    Monday - Thursday
    8am - 6pm
     *All times subject to change.  Only open when classes are in session.

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.

Sign Up for the Flag Football Team Online

Flag Football Schedule:
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.

 Tues. 9/10  NHCC vs Century
 Home
 Thur. 9/12  NHCC @ Inver Hills
 Away
 Tues. 9/17  NHCC vs Minneapolis College
 Home
 Thur. 9/19  NHCC vs Normandale
 Home
 Tues. 9/24  NHCC vs Anoka-Ramsey
 Home
 Thur. 9/26  NHCC @ Century
 Away
 Tues. 10/1  NHCC vs Inver Hills
 Home
 Thur. 10/3  NHCC @ Minneapolis College
 Away
 Tues. 10/8  NHCC @ Normandale
 Away
 Thur. 10/10  NHCC @ Anoka-Ramsey  Away
 Tues. 10/15  Makeup Game/Practice
 TBD
 Thur. 10/17
 Metro League Playoffs & Championship
 

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

Hockey

Hockey players skating by the bench.

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.

Sign Up for the Club Hockey Team Online

Club Hockey Schedule
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.

Open Practices start November 5 - December 19 and January 7 - 21 (every Tuesday & Thursday)

 Thur. 1/23  NHCC @ Anoka-Ramsey
 Away
 Tues. 1/28  NHCC vs Century
 Home
 Thur. 1/30  NHCC vs Normandale
 Home
 Tues. 2/4  NHCC vs Anoka-Ramsey
 Home
 Thur. 2/6  NHCC @ Century
 Away
 Tues. 2/11  NHCC @ Normandale
 Away
 Thur. 2/13  NHCC vs Anoka-Ramsey  Home
 Tues. 2/18  NHCC @ Century  Away
 Thur. 2/20  NHCC vs Normandale
 Home
 Tues. 2/25  NHCC @ Anoka-Ramsey
 Away
 Thur. 2/27   Makeup Game/Practice
 TBD
 Tues. 3/3  Metro League Playoffs
 TBD
 Thur. 3/5  Metro League 3rd Place Game & Championship
 TBD
Metro League Hockey Champions - '13, '14, '16, '19

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.

Sign Up for the Club Basketball Team Online

Club Basketball Schedule:
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.

 Tue. 3/17   NHCC @ Century
 Away
 Thu. 3/19   Bye Week/Practice  Home
 Tue. 3/24  NHCC vs Normandale
 Home
 Thu. 3/26  NHCC @ Minneapolis
 Away
 Tue. 3/31  NHCC vs Inver Hills
 Home
 Thu. 4/2  Century vs NHCC
 Home
 Tue. 4/7   Bye Week/Practice
 Home
 Thu. 4/9  NHCC @ Normandale
 Away
 Tue. 4/14  NHCC vs Minneapoils
 Home
 Thu. 4/16    Makeup Game/Practice  Home
 Tue. 4/21  Metro League Playoffs
 TBD
 Thu. 4/23  Metro League Playoffs  TBD
 Tue. 4/28  Metro League Playoffs  TBD
 Thu. 4/30  Metro League 3rd Place Game & Championship
 TBD
Metro League Champions - '18

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:
Open/Drop In Soccer is on the Outdoor Fields every Friday 10am - 12pm (Male) & 1pm - 3pm (Female) September 6 - November 1 (*Weather Dependent) and then moves into the HWC Gym for Futsal/Indoor Soccer November until March.
Metro League Futsal Season is 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

    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!

     Tuesday & Thursday
     12:30pm - 1:30pm
     HWC 167
     Tuesday & Thursday
     4:45pm - 5:30pm
     HWC 167
     *All times subject to change.
  • Drop-In Yoga

    Join Geneva in this unintimidating class that is geared toward the yoga beginner. Special emphasis will be placed on basic poses with intermediate options available. Everyone will feel successful, flexible and relaxed at the end of the session. Namaste!

    Tuesday  2pm - 3pm
     HWC 167
    January 21 - April 28
    *All times subject to change. Only open when classes are in session.
  • Policies

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

  • 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. If you have questions or would like to request a locker, contact Nathan Field - Recreation & Wellness Coordinator in CC 101A.

  • 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. To reserve the Dance Studio/Dojo, 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.
  • 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.