BWC Facility Information

Burns Wellness Commons - Home of CSS Campus Rec

The Burns Wellness Commons features two indoor 200-meter running tracks, four multi-purpose sport courts, two batting cages, a weight room, fitness/dance studio, a cardiovascular fitness mezzanine, 40 foot climbing wall with a bouldering field, Reif Gymnasium, and locker rooms. The campus also contains an intramural sports field, turfed soccer and football field, softball field, and miles of scenic hiking and running trails.


Burns Wellness Commons Fieldhouse

The 4 court fieldhouse is home for the Campus Rec Intramural Sports program for all indoor sports leagues. Courts can be set up for basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, badminton, floor hockey, flag football, and more. The fieldhouse also houses two 200 meter indoor tracks. The lower track has 6 running lanes and 8 sprint lanes while the suspended upper track has 3 running/walking lanes. The fieldhouse also contains two batting cages and numerous curtain configurations for court set ups.

Cardio Area

Burns Wellness Commons Cardio Area

The cardio fitness area is features Cybex, Precor, and True fitness equipment including ellipticals, arc trainers, steppers, rowing machines, treadmills, and traditional, recumbent, and spin bikes. There are a variety of stacked weight machines, as well as free weights, kettlebells, BOSU, medicine balls, stability balls, resistance bands, jump ropes, stretching mats, and more. The Campus Rec info desk also carries additional fitness equipment that can be checked out with your CSS ID. 

Fitness Studio

Burns Wellness Commons Fitness Studio

The 1,200 square foot Fitness Studio has a sprung wood dance floor and a wireless sound system. The room has a large bank of windows that shower the room in natural light. Our Fitness Studio houses most Fitness Classes and the fitness equipment needed for these classes including BOSU, jump ropes, stabilty balls, ballet barres, aerobic steps, medicine balls, free weights, body bars, resistance bands, yoga and pilates equipment, and more. The Fitness Studio can also be reserved for groups of 3 or more by contacting the Campus Rec info desk in person or at 218-723-7022 for same day reservations.

Climbing Wall

Burns Wellness Commons Climbing Wall

The 40 foot tall climbing wall is one of the largest and most challenging in the region. Campus Rec's Outdoor Pursuit program manages the climbing wall and provides belay training and coaching for CSS members with no previous climbing experience to those with advanced outdoor adventure experience.

Weight Room

Burns Wellness Commons Weight Room

The weight room contains several bench and squat stations along with multiple free weight stations, cables, and numerous stacked weight machines. There are plyo boxes, stability balls, medicine balls, BOSU, jump ropes, and more.

Reif Gymnasium

Burns Wellness Commons Reif Gymnsium

TThe Reif Gymnasium contains a main floor basketball and volleyball court with 2 side basketball or volleyball courts.

Intramural Sports Field

Intramural Sports Field

The Intramural Sports Field located on campus near the Monastery entrance to campus and Kenwood Ave. is used for Intramural Sports outdoor sports leagues and tournaments.

Saints Field

Saints Field

Saints Field, located behind Tower Hall, is used for Intramural Sports outdoor sports leagues and tournaments and Fitness Classes.


Daily parking passes are available for $2.00 at the Campus Recreation Info Desk in the Burns Wellness Commons. 

For more info and to register for Fitness Classes and Intramural Sports, visit  Follow Campus Rec on Facebook at   Follow Campus Rec on Twitter at  Use the REC IT mobile app for Fitness and Intramural Sports. Available for Apple and Android.   Outdoor Pursuit

Contact Us

Burns Wellness Commons

The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

(218) 723-7022

Academic Year Hours

Mondays - Thursdays: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Fridays: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sundays: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Holiday & Break Hours

Climbing Wall Hours

Mondays - Thursdays: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fridays: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturdays - Sundays: CLOSED

Outdoor Pursuit Rental Office

Mondays - Thursdays: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
Fridays: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Saturdays - Sundays: CLOSED 

For more information on Campus Rec programming or making court reservations, please contact the Burns Wellness Commons Recreation Info Desk at 723-7022 or email us at