Athletic Facilities



The Trail Blazers and Lady Trail Blazers train, practice and compete in an amazing facility built in 2006.  The JWCC Student Activity Center houses four locker rooms, weight room, aerobics room and a state-of-the-art gymnasium.   Fans can cheer on the Blazers from the spacious Harry Elbe Observation Deck and students hang out in the "Wood Pile" on the west end of the gymnasium during home games.

(Must be a current JWCC student, faculty or staff member.)

Athletic Office:
Monday – Thursday                   8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday                                      8:00am to NOON

Fitness Room/Gymnasium/Aerobics Room:  
Valid ID required for use & a release agreement on file.
Monday – Thursday                    6:30am to 7:15pm
Friday                                          6:30am to 4:00pm
Open for use unless classes, camps or varsity athletics are scheduled.

Hours of the gym and/or the fitness room may be subject to change.  Please call 217.641.4975 with any questions.



Student Activity Center


The gymnasium presents a tremendous viewing experience for a variety of activities held in the Student Activity Center. Events such as Rumble on the River, a 44-team high school basketball event; youth baseball clinics; summer high school basketball shootouts; summer basketball camps and clincs; and a college and career night will be happening in the spacious gymnasium.


The weight room possesses 9 different pieces of cardiovascular equipment and a large selection of both free weights and machine-style strength stations.

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