Clair T. Blikre Activities Center


The Clair T. Blikre Activities Center at NDSCS is home to the Wildcat Athletics Department. Located within the Center are coach and staff offices, classrooms, multiple fitness facilities, the Ed Werre Arena, indoor pool and much more. 

Regular Hours of Operation
  • Monday-Thursday: 6 AM - 10 PM
  • Friday: 6 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12 PM - 6 PM

NOTE: Ed Werre Arena will be closed to walkers after 3 p.m. due to safety concerns during athletic practices.

NOTE: Gym will be closed 10 AM - 11 AM and 2 PM - 3 PM for daily cleaning (COVID).
The Wildcat Wellness Center

The Wildcat Wellness Center features quality equipment including: five treadmills, two Summit trainers, four bikes, five elliptical machines, dozens of weight machines, free weights and three 42-inch flat screen televisions. The Wildcat Wellness Center is available to NDSCS students, faculty, staff and community members.

​The Wildcat Wellness Weight Room

The Wildcat Wellness Weight Room features Hammer Strength equipment including benches, free weights, dumbbells, squat racks and more for individuals looking for a weight training focus.

Indoor Swimming Pool

The Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool features class options and free swimming times available for Clair T. Blikre Activity Center members and the community.

The Ed Werre Arena

The Ed Werre Arena was named after Edward E. Werre, former instructor, coach and athletic director from 1949 to 1981. The facility is capable of hosting concerts, family shows, graduations, lyceums, craft shows, conventions and other programs. Seating capacity for the arena is in excess of 4,100.

Two full-court racquetball courts

Two full-court racquetball courts with observation viewing are located on the second level of the Clair T. Blikre Activities Center. Equipment use is available for free to members.

Beck Gymnasium

The practice gym offers extra space available for basketball, volleyball, NDSCS physical education classes and open gym time.

Click here for the Blikre Activities Center Rules and Regulations


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