Fitness Centers & Classes
- Audie Murphy Athletic Performance Center on Main Post
Hours of Operation
Monday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The 23,142 square foot Audie Murphy Athletic Performance Center is equipped for athletes and Soldiers focused on improving performance on or in the field. The center was dedicated in 1972 to the nation’s most highly decorated Veteran, 2nd LT Audie Murphy, who earned the Medal of Honor during World War II.
We’ve stocked the center with equipment geared toward functional training, including kettle bells, medicine balls, sleds, power racks, dumbbells, TRX, rowers, ladders, climbers, stability balls, battling ropes, slide boards and more.
Between 5:30 and 11 a.m., Soldiers in PT gear are our primary clients and our first priority. Please schedule your visit accordingly and always yield equipment, classroom or floor space to these Soldiers.
Aside from peak PT hours, you will find Audie Murphy to be a quiet facility, perfect for those serious about their workout.
- Breezeway Fitness Center Complex on Main Post
The Breezeway Complex Fitness Center is a membership only facility and open 24/7. Office hours are 7am-4pm weekdays. This facility includes smaller machines, and new equipment for functional fitness. The price of membership is:
- $18 per month/per person
- $30 for married couples
- $50 for a family of four
- $70 for families of five or more
membership includes the outdoor fitness park. Equipment includes a multi-station rig, bumper plates, Olympic bars, pull-ups, medicine balls TRX trainers and more.
To reserve any part of the facility, call +1(706) 844-5766.
- Kefurt Fitness Center on Kelley Hill
Hours of Operation
Monday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday Closed Sunday Closed
- Hammer Strength HD Athletic racks with bumper plates
- 35' Alpha Warrior Battle Rig Number 44 in the world
- Matrix S Drive non-motorized treadmills
- Air Assault fan bikes
- Concept 2 Rowers
- Cybex SPARC trainers
- Jacobs Ladders
- Expansive turf area
- Torque Tanks for pushing/pulling
- Full set of Nautilus selectorized equipment
- Full cardio inventory
- Whittington High Performance Center in Harmony Church
Hours of Operation
Monday 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday 5:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday Closed
Our newest fitness center is located on Harmony Church and features 24,000 square feet of full range Hammer Strength plate loaded equipment, Nautilus Selectorized Strength Equipment, cable crossovers, squat racks, ultimate Sorinex Battle Rig, and a large functional fitness area. There are also fitness rooms for cardio, spin, wrestling, dumbbells and more.
- Santiago Fitness Center on Sand Hill
Hours of Operation
Monday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday Closed Training holidays 5:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Santiago Fitness Center opened in 1977, nearly a decade after the death of its namesake, Spec. 4 Hector Santiago-Colon, who earned the Medal of Honor in Vietnam.
The 23,728 square foot facility is a favorite among the Sand Hill cadre and military retirees, who find it more quiet and convenient than facilities on Main Post. Santiago Fitness Center has basketball and racquetball courts; plate loaded, free and selectorized weight equipment; cardio equipment; locker rooms and a co-ed sauna.
- Smith Fitness Center on Main Post
Hours of Operation
Monday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Wednesday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Note: The Ab Room upstairs will be closed for repairs for about a month starting July 9.
Smith Fitness Center is a 100,000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. The gymnasium can be configured into basketball courts or two volleyball courts. The center has 12,500 square feet of cardiovascular and weight training space, 7,500 square feet of exercise and training rooms, a rock climbing wall, and two racquetball courts. At Smith Fitness Center, we offer personal training and fitness classes.
- Fitness Classes & Personal Trainers
At Smith Fitness Center and Audie Murphy Athletic Performance Center, we offer a variety of classes to help you get in shape and stay in shape! The cost is $25 per month for unlimited classes or $3 per class. For more information, email [email protected]
Body Pump: This 60 minute workout challenges all major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises, such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. The key to Bodypump is the “rep effect," which focuses on high repetition with low weight loads.
TRX Combo: Suspension training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability. Add cardio bursts for the complete workout!
Muscle Challenge: Strengthen your entire body as you challenge each muscle group.
Ab Attack: Hardcore abdominal work, focuses on toning and defining the abs and strengthening the back to improve posture and core strength.
GRIT: These HIIT workouts build cardiovascular fitness while improving strength, building lean muscle and maximizing calorie burn. A 30-minute high-intensity interval cycle workout helps you smash goals faster! Series: Cardio, Strength, and Plyo
Extreme Cycle: 30 Minute Cardio Peak, High Intensity Interval Training that will improve your fitness and take your cycling experience to the next level!
INSANITY: Total body workout that requires no equipment, using body weight for resistance. Burn up to 1,000 calories an hour!
STRONG by Zumba: Combines bodyweight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to music designed to match every move.
Boxing: Learn the fundamentals of boxing; including stance, footwork, and punches, while doing high intensity workouts that will get you in great shape.
Zumba: A fusion of Latin and international music/dance themes that create dynamic, exciting, and based on the principle that a workout should be fun and easy to do.
RPM/Spin: Ride to the rhythm of powerful music! Take on the terrain with your inspiring team coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training, all indoors. Sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high.
PiYo: This class combines the music-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga.
Yoga: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced Yoga moves designed to work on strength, flexibility, and breathing. Improve performance, reduce injury, and provide faster recovery for athletes of all levels.
We have personal trainers to help you reach your fitness goals. We offer consultations and individual or group sessions. For more information, contact the fitness director or call +1(706) 527-2275.
MWR has five fitness centers on Fort Benning. Four of them are free to our patrons, and the fifth — the Breezeway Fitness Center — is open 24/7 for members.
Patrons must present a military or dependent ID. Patrons may bring up to two guests only if the guests live outside of a 50-mile radius of Fort Benning. Proof in the form of a federal or state-issued ID card showing the guest's address is required.
Children 12 and younger are not permitted in the cardiovascular and strength training areas, sauna, steam rooms or jacuzzi. Family members 15 years and younger must be actively participating in the same activity and under direct supervision of a parent or guardian.