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Featuring state-of-the-art facilities and a wide selection of fitness classes, the University of Mount Olive’s Pope Wellness Center is quickly becoming a favorite spot for students, college employees and community members alike.

Hours of Operation
Mon-Thur: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fri: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Below are just a few of the features of the Wellness Center:


Group Fitness Classes

Group Fitness Center

We offer many group fitness classes, including:

  • Adult Fitness
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Circuit Training
  • Cross Training
  • Kettleball Training
  • Spin
  • Tabata Fitness
  • Total Body Fitness
  • Yoga

Group Fitness CenterNo matter what your fitness goal may be, we're sure to offer a class that fits your needs.  Classes last 45-60 minutes, and vary in intensity.  Students and mebers will receive a semester schedule of classes offered. What's more, classes are included in their membership at no extra cost!



Free Body Fat Checks

Students and members can receive a free body fat check at their request.  Checking your body fat will keep you focused on your fitness goals and assist you in achieving them in a timely manner.  To schedule your free body fat check, please speak with a front desk associate.


Free Exercise Prescriptions

The Wellness Center staff is dedicated to helping our students maintain a healthier lifestyle. We offer to write an exercise prescription for any student that needs direction in their workout. This is a free service.


Basketball Court

Pope Wellness Center has a full-size basketball court with six hoops. This is a popular spot for students to shoot hoops or put together a 3-on-3 game.

Full Sized Basketball Court

Full Sized Basketball Court


Cardio and Weight Training

Weight Room

Our Mount Olive, NC fitness center offers six elliptical, six treadmills, three recumbent bikes and two rowers to satisfy anyone's cardio needs. Each piece of cardio equipment has its own television with the exception of the rowers. For our spin class, we have 12 spin bikes available for use during class and outside of class. As far as weight training, we offer two platforms fully loaded with barbells, bumbers, and power racks. In addition, we have a full line of plate-loaded Hammer Strength and pin-loaded Body Masters strength training equipment. We also have a variety of core strengthening equipment.

Reach your fitness goals and have fun all at the same time! If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please give us a call at 919-635-3773 or reach out to one of our staff members below.

Weight Room

Staff Contact Information
Daniel Vollert
919-635-3772 | Email
Taylor-Quinn Yancey
Assistant Director, Campus Rec and Intramurals
919-635-3774 | Email

The University of Mount Olive offers a variety of activities, organizations and resources for our students. We are a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.