cardio room at the HPER, Montana Tech HPER (gym)

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

The HPER Facility is an academic and recreational facility on the Montana Tech Campus. It is dedicated to serving the academic, recreational, athletic, and other official programs or activities of the campus.

The HPER Complex Fitness Center is open normal hours under new guidelines due to COVID-19. The HPER Complex and its staff is committed to doing all we can to mitigate the spread of the virus. The new guidelines for using the HPER Complex are for the safety of the users and staff.

  • Please use recommended physical distancing from other HPER Complex users of 6 feet
  • Refrain from working out while feeling sick with fever, sore throat, cough, or having muscle or body aches
  • Please wash your hands before and after using fitness equipment
  • Wipe down cardio equipment with disposable disinfectant wipes before and after use
  • Wipe down all barbells, straight bars, and weight equipment before and after use
  • Only use one piece of equipment at a time and circuit workouts are prohibited
  • The pool is open but please do not loiter or congregate on the pool deck
  • Please use recommended physical distancing of 6 feet in the locker rooms
  • All HPER Complex users must bring their own towels
  • Racquetball courts are currently closed


Hours When Classes are in Session

HPER is open with social distancing and increasing disinfecting.
The HPER Complex Fitness Center is open normal hours under new guidelines due to COVID-19.
Monday - Thursday: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm
Note: The east entrance closes at 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday and 5:00 pm on Fridays. The east entrance is not open on weekends.

Summer & School Break Hours

  • Monday - Thursday, 6 am - 8 pm
  • Friday, 6 am - 6 pm
  • Weekends CLOSED

Holiday Closures

  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Christmas
  • New Year's Eve and Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Fourth of July

**The HPER Complex will have full and partial closures for Digger Athletic Events and other special events.


  • Student-Athlete Locker Rooms
  • Student Locker Rooms
  • Faculty/Staff Locker Rooms
  • Kelvin Sampson Court: Seats 2000 fans and is home to Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Five Racquetball Courts
  • Cardio Room
  • Weight Room
  • 25-meter pool
  • Mezzanine
  • Dance Studio
  • Four Classrooms and Health & Performance Lab
  • Digger Athletics Hall of Fame Lounge

fitness equipment for students, HPER, Montana TechThe Fitness Center in the HPER Complex features three floors and 8,000 square feet of workout space. The main floor and mezzanine level has over 30 pieces of cardio equipment including tread mills, ellipticals, stationary bikes and row machines. The cardio floor also has 10 pieces of top of the line Hoist Fitness Equipment and sets of dumb bells separate from the weight room.

If you aren't interested in watching television while you work out, the view out of the two story windows looks at the beautiful Highlands located south of Butte.

The weight room contains five multi-function racks and platforms for multiple users at a single time. Multiple free weight machines, a Hoist Multi-Gym,  barbells, regular and incline benches are all located in the weight room.rowing machine, Montana Tech, workout equipment Butte Montana

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