Capital Union Building Fitness Center Addition, Penn State Harrisburg

Increased focus on health and wellness, as well as a growing student population and athletic programs, provided the motivation for Penn State to expand the Capital Union Building. Expansive glass walls flood the exercise areas with daylight and afford views of the campus while providing an inviting showcase of the activities and energy of the center.

Harrisburg, PA
14,300 New / 4,000 Renovation


The fitness/wellness center provides circuit training, selectorized and cardio-vascular equipment, and free weights for the complete workout. The lower level now provides athletic team locker rooms; team support spaces; offices and locker rooms for coaches and officials; and laundry.

The existing center’s meeting rooms, large multipurpose room, main campus gymnasium, exercise studios, courts, aquatics center, lounges and administrative areas were renovated as well.