Burgess Fitness Center

The Burgess Fitness Center offers students, alumni, and neighbors from the surrounding community an array of health and fitness opportunities. We offer a wide range of exercise equipment, programs, and classes for members, including many programs and classes geared towards those who wish to stay active.

Ready to get Fit
Become a Member
Upon completion, visit the Business Office in Ramsey Hall to pay your membership fee. All persons must present a valid photo ID to verify their identity before a NEMCC Fitness Center ID will be made. You will then receive a membership card to access the facility and a parking decal. Each person must have a photo identification card made by Northeast staff to access the facility.
Sand Volleyball
pieces of cardiovascular equipment
full body strength circuit machines
free weight strength machines

Steps To Becoming A Community Member

  1. Complete and submit the form using the Register Today link above.
  2. Visit the Business Office in Ramsey Hall to submit payment.
  3. Visit the Housing Office in Ramsey Hall to obtain your Fitness Center ID.
  4. Upon your first visit to Burgess Fitness Center, ring the doorbell and have a staff member activate your ID for use on future visits.

Activating your ID Card

  1. Visit the Fitness Center during the hours of Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  2. Ring doorbell, present receipt from Business Office and ID Card to staff for activation.
  3. Fill out the liability release waiver.

Equipment and Features

  • 53 pieces of cardiovascular equipment (bikes, ellipticals, treadmills, stair-climbers, and rowing machines)
  • 14 full body strength circuit machines; dumbbells ranging from 1 lb. to 120 lbs.
  • 9 free weight strength machines with 2,300 lbs. of Olympic plate weights
  • 1 set of Olympic rings
  • 2 professional squat racks with an additional 950 lbs. of Olympic plate weights
  • Smith machine
  • Cardio entertainment wall with eight (8) 65 TVs
  • Group fitness classes including strength training, Spinning, Yoga, Zumba, and abs class
  • Indoor walking area
  • Locker and shower facilities
  • Body composition room that is capable of measuring body fat percentage, weight, height, BMI, inches, blood pressure, and O2 saturation
  • Facility staff to assist


Northeast offers free Burgess Fitness Center memberships to the following groups:

  • NEMCC employees, their spouses and dependent children
  • NEMCC retirees
  • Booneville/Prentiss County Schools employees
  • Booneville Fire Department employees
  • Booneville City Police Officers/Highway Patrolmen
  • Booneville EMT/Paramedic

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