Cardio and Weight Area

Located on the second floor of the Recreation & Fitness Center is the main fitness area.

Weight area at the RIS Center at UNO

Cardio Vascular Equipment

Televisions located in the cardiovascular area with cardio-theater (personal headphones required).
Cardio Area at the RIS Center at the University of New Orleans

  • Precor: treadmills, upright and recumbent bikes, and ellipticals
  • Cybe Arc Trainer
  • Octane Fitness Xride
  • StairMaster stepmill
  • Concept 2 rowers
  • Jacobs Ladder



Variety of selectorized, free-weight, and plate-loaded equipment targeting all muscle groups.

Facility Guidelines

Proper Attire
Jeans/jean shorts or cut offs with metal clasps and belts are not allowed on any of the upholstered equipment. MUST wear closed toe athletic shoes. No boots, aqua shoes, crock-type shoes, socks, sandals, or bare feet are allowed for any reason. A shirt MUST be worn at all times.

Televisions, Personal Stereos and Headphones
Please do not change the TV stations. Personal stereos are allowed; including a phone. Personal headphones must be worn.

Workout towel recommended 

Cell Phones
Cell phone usage is strictly PROHIBITED while using equipment

ONLY bottled water is allowed

Gym Etiquette
30-minute time limit (including warm-up/cool down) if others are waiting for cardio equipment
Please allow others to utilize weight machine between sets (“work in”)
Do Not let weights slam or drop weights

Safety clips are MANDATORY on all free weight bars at all times.

Racking Weights
Return free weight bars, plates, free weights, and all other equipment to proper locations after use

Gym wipes are available for your convenience

Spotter recommended