Mueller Center

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Campus Free Roam Tour

Mueller Center

Troy, New York 12180, United States

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This 32,000-square-foot fitness center houses more than 40 pieces of aerobic exercise equipment, including eight treadmills, 11 elliptical cross-training machines as well as rowers, stationary bikes, steppers, and treadmills.

The facility was named the Mueller Center in recognition of a multimillion-dollar gift to the university’s unrestricted endowment from Nancy Mueller, a Rensselaer trustee. She made the contribution in honor of her late husband, Glenn M. Mueller, a former Rensselaer trustee and a 1964 graduate.

The elaborate, glass-enclosed Mueller Center features:

  • Three 40-foot-by-40-foot multipurpose rooms, which are filled to capacity with aerobics, kick boxing, yoga, and other classes.
  • A 5,500-square-foot weight-training room with separate areas for athletic teams and individual lifters.
  • Nine 32-inch hanging TV monitors, and stereo sound systems in each room.
  • A wellness classroom to hold classes in health-related subjects, such as smoking cessation and nutrition.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Campus Free Roam Tour


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