Fitness Center Special Events

The Next Level Fitness Challenge

Date and Time: October 6 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Participant Fees: $5 until September 29, $10 September 30 until day of event.

Event Information: The fitness challenge will consist of four events that must be completed in the following order:

  • Seated Medicine Ball
  • Push up test
  • Standing Long Jump
  • 500 Meter Row on Concept 2 Rower

Proceeds from this event will go towards the purchase of accessible equipment for our special populations to use.

Scoring: Final standings will be based upon placement in all four events.

Awards: Top three participants in each or the following categories will receive awards.


  • Male: 16-39, 40 and older
  • Female: 16-39, 40 and older
  • *Adaptive: open to all ages

*Adaptive category will be open to all participants with physical disabilities. Events will be modified for each individual. Please contact the Fitness Center staff if you have questions.


For more information, contact Nikki Lewis, Race Director, at (815) 455-8551.

Midwest Strength and Conditioning Clinic

Every spring MCC hosts the Midwest Strength and Conditioning Clinic. The clinic is open to anyone interested in the field of fitness, whether for hobby or profession, and usually features several mini-workshops on such timely topics. CEUs will be available (applied for NSCA, NASM, ACE and IPTA).


For more information, email or call (815) 455-8753.