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Fitness Facilities on Campus

Here’s a list of our exercise facilities. Please note that hours and availability are subject to change.

Bring your student ID and a towel. You’ll need appropriate swimming attire to use the college pools.

Get fit at North Lake

North Lake’s fitness center is free during open hours to students taking P.E. classes. For other students, the fee is $25 for three months.

Fitness center hours are:

  • Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

NLC’s tennis courts are open to all credit students, free of charge, when class is not in session. You can also use the jogging trail and the two small outdoor basketball courts.

The North Lake College Fitness Center is the perfect place to get in shape year 'round, both indoors and outdoors. Equipped with a full line of weight machines, free weights, Stairmasters, treadmills and programmable stationary cycles, the Fitness Center is fully equipped to provide for your physical conditioning needs regardless of your fitness level. When you prefer to exercise outdoors, you can take advantage of Lakeview Trail, our half-mile walking/jogging trail with adjacent parcours.

You must be 18 years of age or a credit North Lake student to participate. Registration is available on an individual basis for a full three-month period of access through Career and Community Education regardless of when you register. The Fitness Center staff will monitor your access period and let you know when it's time to renew your membership.

The natatorium is a 50-meter indoor swimming facility that is a partnership of the City of Irving, the Irving Independent School District (IISD), and the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), and it is operated and managed by the City of Irving for joint use by the city and IISD.

Natatorium hours for public swim are:
  • Monday - Friday
    5:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
    11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday

For more information call 972-756-0860.
Full listing of rules and policies.


​​​​The following price structure is for currently enrolled students (credit and non-credit), not enrolled in a PE course but wanting to access the Fitness Center: 
  • Senior citizens 65/older can purchase a year's membership for $25.
  • Students who are not currently enrolled in a NLC PE course can purchase a semester pass for $25.
  • Community members can purchase a semester pass for $45.


It is always advisable to check with your physician before beginning an exercise program. If you are over 40, smoke, have high blood pressure or other chronic disease or family history of heart disease, have had recent surgery or physical limitations, it is mandatory you consult a physician before enrolling.