Division of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life
The mission of the HPER Division is to enrich and enhance the quality of life by providing a variety of innovative programs to meet the needs of a multicultural, diverse community and to incorporate the concepts of social, mental, physical, occupational, emotional, spiritual and environmental health
Personal Trainer One-Year Technical Certificate
The program is designed to help prepare the student to sit for a national certification exam presented by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. This curriculum will also prepare individuals to start their own personal training business or to become a private contractor.
Group Exercise Instructor Short-Term Technical Certificate
This program will prepare students to successfully complete national certification exams in a wide venue of exercise instructor exams. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC's University Partnership.
Wellness Short-Term Technical Certificate
The Wellness Short Term Technical Certificate curriculum is designed to enhance marketability within a variety of future worksite wellness initiatives. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
Recreation Facility Rental
Each term the Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) Division makes indoor and outdoor facilities available for sports-related activities. The availability of these facilities varies each term depending upon the schedule of HPER classes. Requests must be on LCCC's web site or in writing on the appropriate college form. A separate request is required for each date requested. Verbal requests cannot be honored and requests are honored on a first come, first serve, space available basis. For more information, call the Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) office at 1-800-995-LCCC (extension 7360).
Student & Staff Participation
The HPER facilities (Fieldhouse & Track) are open during informal recreation times to currently enrolled LCCC and University Partnership students. In addition to the above HPER facilities, the LCCC Fitness Center is open to currently employed LCCC Faculty/Staff, their spouse & dependents. Ohio Buckeye card holders may use the LCCC track at no charge. NPER 189 is available for non students and public use of the HPER recreation facilities.
Alumnus & Public Usage of Fieldhouse/Track
NPER 189 provides opportunities for alumnus and public use of the LCCC HPER facilities that includes the Fieldhouse w/indoor tennis courts & Indoor Track during informal recreation times. The facilities can be used for basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer or exercise options such as walking or running.
The track ONLY can be accessed free of charge by LCCC Alumni and Buckeye Card holders. Alumni must be registered with the LCCC/UP Alumni & Friends Association. Please visit Alumni Association for more information. A current LCCC photo ID is required to access ALL facilities and may be obtained in the LCCC Library. Buckeye card holders that have never attended LCCC will be assigned a LCCC number which will be noted on their LCCC photo ID.
The Health, Physical Education and Recreation division provides a diverse recreational and competitive sports opportunity for the students, faculty and staff of Lorain County Community College and community members.
Competitive Clubs may involve trying out for the club. These clubs compete with other university sponsored club teams, two and four year sports teams. These clubs charge a participation fee to its members for these athletic activities. Click here to learn more about the Club Sports program
LCCC currently offers 8 competitive Varstiy Intercollegiate Sports in Women's Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Men's Baseball, Men's Golf, and Women's/Men's Cross Country. The Intercollegiate Varsity Sports Program will foster personal achievement in academics, physical fitness, leadership, civic responsibility and team work through athletic participation. Click here to learn more about LCCC Varsity Sports programs.
How to Start a Club
Any student, faculty or staff member of Lorain County Community College can start a club. All that is needed is for the individual to bring his/her idea to the Club Sports Coordinator, Kathy Majoras. She will check to make sure that the proposed club meets all the guidelines set by the Division of Health, Physical Education and Recreation for membership as a recognized club. For more information, call the Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) office at 800-995-LCCC (extension 7360).