Health & Wellness Centers

Weight TrainingThe Health & Wellness Center provides quality programs, facilities, and services that promote a sense of community and encourage the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle within positive use of leisure time to a diverse student population.

The Health & Wellness Center is available to current students, faculty and staff with a valid South Texas College Identification Card. Each facility is equipped with a wide variety of fitness machines, from the latest cardio equipment to strength training machines. Group fitness classes will be implemented as needed at each location. No outside visitors are permitted.

How To Join

  1. You must be a current STC Student, Faculty of Staff member.
  2. You must present a current STC Student Identification Card or STC Employee Badge at every visit.
  3. A waiver/release form must be completed at the beginning of every semester.
  4. Each participant must abide by forth set college policies and procedures. Please refer to our Operating Manual for more information.

For more information contact Janice Lee Perez, Coordinator of Kinesiology Instructional Facilities at (956) 872-3839 or by email

Health and Wellness Center Locations:


Building C
400 N. Border
Weslaco, TX 78596
Front Desk: 956-972-1047
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Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 


Pecan Plaza - Building B
2515 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501
Front Desk: 956-872-3838
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Monday - Thursday: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Spring 2017 Group Fitness Classes - Pecan Plaza

*Classes are subject to change.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Circuit Training
4:30 p.m.
Jag Camp
4:30 p.m.
Circuit Training
4:30 p.m.
Jag Camp
4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
Dance Fitness
5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.

Class Descriptions

Abs – Work your way up to 1,000 abdominal exercises by May! Every 2 weeks we increase repetitions by 250!

Circuit Training – A selection of 10 machines at 1-minute each will put you through a great overall body workout.

Dance Fitness – Let’s Dance! Burn calories, sweat and have fun dancing to a variety of choreographed music.

Jag Camp – 1-mile run, 100 push-ups, 250 core exercises, 100 pull-ups. YOU CAN DO IT!!!

Kickboxing – Learn how to punch and kick while increasing your level of cardiovascular endurance.

Spinning – Classes are held on stationary bikes. You can burn up to 800 calories in 45 minutes!

Yoga – Build your strength, balance and flexibility through different poses, postures and breathing techniques.

Health & Wellness Center Rules

  • All participants must check in before using the facility. A current South Texas College Identification card is required each time you enter the facility. Students must validate their ID card at the Student Information Center prior to using the facility. No children or outside visitors are allowed. No exceptions.
  • Athletic clothing is required at all times including shirts, shoes, etc. No jean shorts or pants. Closed-toe athletic shoes are required and must be worn at all times. No dress shoes, boots or sandals are permitted.
  • Lockers rooms are for daily usage only. Locks will be removed if left overnight. Staff is not responsible for personal belongings. All lost and found items will be donated after 2 weeks.
  • No food or drinks allowed (except water). Glass bottles are prohibited. Please dispose of any and all trash.
  • In order to ensure your safety and the safety of others, we ask that you wipe down equipment before and after each use. Spray bottles, disinfectant wipes and paper towels are located accordingly.
  • You must re-rack weights and return equipment to its designated area. Place weights and dumbbells on their designated rack. Use a spotter when necessary. Do not drop weights.
  • Foul language is strictly prohibited. If behavior is continuous or becomes a disturbance, security will be on hand to escort you off the premises.
  • All participants must exit the facility promptly at closing time.