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Principia College

1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028

(618) 374-2131

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Hours of Operation

Fitness Facilities: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Indoor Pool: See website for current hours
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Red Diamonds

We know that it can be hard to work out on vacation.  And it can also be hard to work out when you’re not on vacation. Principia College hopes to make it a little easier by offering access to work out at one of the premier fitness faciliites in the region. With day passes, monthly memberships, and annual memberships, you can take utilize their oncampus cardio and weight training equipment, an indoor track, indoor basketball courts, a bouldering wall, a competition pool with diving boards and a hot tub, and more!  While you’re here, take a tour of the beautiful historic campus with amazing views from atop the bluffs.  

What facilities are available?
- Indoor pool, 1 meter diving boards(x2), 3 meter diving board, hot tub, locker rooms 
- Indoor track
- Basketball courts
- Weight training equipment (free weights, machines, medicine balls, etc.)
- Cardio equipment (treadmills, elliptical, recumbent bikes, spin bikes, rowing machines)
- Indoor bouldering wall
- Outdoor tennis courts

- $10 for a day pass (per person)
- $35/month for individual membership
- $60/month for family membership 
- Discounts for seniors, veterans, active service, first responders, and teachers (ask for more information)

Nick Barron
Director, Gold & Blue Athletic Club
Phone: 618-374-5039


Red Diamonds
  • Total Number of Courts: 4
Sports Venue
  • Restrooms:
  • Locker Rooms:
  • Concession Stand:
  • PA System:
  • Scoreboards:
  • Total Number of Softball Fields: 1
  • Total Number of Baseball Fields: 1
  • Lit Fields: 2
Soccer/Field Hockey, LaCrosse
  • Total Number of Fields: 1
  • Lit Fields: 1
  • Number of Platforms: 3
  • Number of Swimming Pools: 1
  • Number of Lanes per Pool: 10
  • Total Number of Courts: 10
  • Total Number of Courts: 10
  • Number of Sand Courts: 4


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