The Foster Recreation Center offers the Missouri State community a number of unique services to help them get fit and have fun.

Fitness orientations

These are one-time sessions designed to introduce new users to the fitness equipment in the Foster Recreation Center. A trained staff member will demonstrate cardio and weight equipment. Orientations are free for members; simply contact Campus Recreation at

Personal training and fitness assessments

Certified trainers help you develop exercise plans, stay motivated and overcome fitness plateaus through:

  • Fitness assessments
  • Personal training sessions

For full information on personal-training packages and costs, visit the Fitness Assessments and Personal Training page.

Lectures and presentations

The Foster Recreation Center will host lectures, discussions, workshops, healthy cooking demonstrations and other events related to wellness. View our calendar for details about upcoming events. Assistive Listening Devices are available for most lectures and presentations.  Please ask for this service during the reservation process.  If not requested and an assistive device is needed please ask a building manager at the Welcome Desk.

Towel service

FRC members may buy towel service by the day, semester or year.

Locker rentals

Members may rent lockers by the semester, academic year or calendar year. Rates vary for students, employees and nonmembers.