The Plourde

Go for a swim, shoot some hoops, run the indoor track, work out in a state-of-the-art fitness facility and enjoy some downtime with your friends.

Welcome to "The Plourde"

The Plourde Recreation Center provides the Assumption University community with a number of exciting and challenging fitness, intramural, club sport, and aquatic opportunities. The Campus Recreation staff is committed to providing diverse recreational opportunities to help promote a sense of community, support student development, and encourage the pursuit of a healthy active lifestyle for all students, faculty, and staff.

Plourde Summer 2023 Hours

Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday*: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

*Closed Fridays in June and July.

Hours are subject to change. Please call 508-767-7072 for information.

Plourde Features

Cardio Equipment

  • Precor P62 Treadmills
  • Precor EFX Ellipticals
  • StairMasters
  • Expresso Fitness HD Upright Bikes
  • Precor Adaptive Motion trainers
  • Life Fitness Recumbent Bikes

Full selection of Life Fitness selectorized strength machines

Free Weight Room – all Life Fitness Products

  • Squat racks
  • Dual pulley machines
  • Bench press racks
  • Incline bench
  • Decline bench
  • Shoulder press
  • Leg press
  • Full set of dumbbells and barbells
  • Kettlebells

Multi-Purpose Room

  • Heavy bags
  • Speed bag
  • Full TRX System

Aerobics Room

  • Keiser M3 indoor spin bikes
  • Yoga mats and belts

We are always evaluating and changing the courses offered. If you are a student and a certified in a specific fitness discipline, please contact us as we are always interested in hiring students to teach our classes!


The Plourde

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