Facilities and Schedule

Summer 2015

  May 11 through August 28

Monday through Friday
11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Helwig Recreation Center management may modify hours and close early under certain conditions.

You must have a current and valid North Park ID to access Helwig Recreation Center.

Location and Directions

Helwig Recreation Center is located on the corner of Carmen (one block south of Foster Avenue) and Kedzie avenues.


Donna and Jim Blair Fitness Area

  • Elliptical Cross Trainers
  • Treadmills
  • Adaptive Motion Trainers
  • Stairmill
  • Stairclimbers
  • Rowing Machines
  • Recumbent Bikes
  • Upright Bikes
  • Selectorized Weight Machines
  • Adjustable Multipurpose Cable Machines

John and Bev Schwan Weight Room

  • Adjustable Multipurpose Cable Machines
  • Plate Loaded Hammer Strength Machines
  • Adjustable Cable Cross Over Machine
  • Free Weights: Dumbbells, Plates, and Olympic Bars
  • Flat and Adjustable Benches
  • Smith Machine
  • Lifting Platforms
  • Abdominal Work Station
  • Back Extension Bench
  • Leg Raise

Northeastern Illinois University

Looking for a place to swim? All North Park students, faculty and staff have access to NEIU's pool and recreation center during the school year.  You must have a valid North Park id to gain access. Please contact Ericka Hopper with questions.

Helwig Recreation Center at North Park University