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 celebrated its 25th Anniversary in spring 2018. The Plourde 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 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 bad
  • 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