Horner Health and Recreation Center

The Horner Health and Recreation Center supports the Hanover community's pursuit of recreational and intercollegiate sports, physical fitness and state-of-the-art athletic training program. Opened in 1995, the Horner Center is named in honor of Dr. John Horner, President of Hanover College from 1958-1987 and his wife, Anne.

The Horner Center contains instructional facilities for the Department of Exercise Science, practice and performance areas for the College's 17 varsity sports teams and general recreation and fitness areas. The facility features a performance gymnasium, multi-sports forum, weight room, running track, racquetball courts, classrooms, locker rooms and other related features.

Collier Arena seats 2,000 spectators for Hanover's varsity basketball and volleyball contests. The arena can seat up to 3,000 for commencement, convocations, concerts and other community events.

Struck Gymnasium features three basketball courts and accommodates a wide range of activities such as tennis, volleyball and badminton. The space also includes indoor hitting cages for softball, baseball and golf.

Adjacent facilities include the three-lane Mitchell Running Track, three racquetball courts, a squash court and a 6,000-square-foot fitness center. The fitness center contains more than 75 pieces of weight-lifting equipment and aerobic exercise machines.

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SundayNoon - 6 p.m.

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
SundayNoon - 9 p.m.

For more information about the Horner Center, call (812) 866-7370.

Gym Memberships

Yearly Membership

  • Individual: $300, plus spouse or dependent child $375
  • Full Family Membership (one spouse and up to 5 dependent children ages 8-24)): $450
  • Senior Citizen (55+): $175, plus spouse or dependent child $250
  • Summer Pass (June until August): $100

Walk-in fee: $5

New memberships can enjoy a three-month trial membership for $100. If you decide to extend to an annual membership, the trial membership can be applied to the full membership cost. This is a one-time offer for new members only.

After signing up, you will receive an email receipt of your membership. Please print this confirmation and use it as your temporary membership pass until you are able to have an ID made.

If this is a renewal membership, then you will be able to continue using your current ID. Please allow time for processing if the membership has reached its expiration date.

Getting your ID

Please contact Nicole Brown to make an appointment to obtain your ID. She can be reached at (812) 866-7078 or brownd@hanover.edu. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., with the exception of noon - 1 p.m. In the summer, the hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Membership / Payment Form

Primary Member Information

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By signing up for membership, you acknowledge that children age 13 and under are not allowed in the fitness center.

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Additional Names

Guests are for family or plus one memberships only. If you select a single membership, guest names will not be issued passes. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (children age 13 and under are not allowed in the fitness center).

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An additional service fee of $0.00 will be added to the payment amount.

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