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May 13, 2019

FinnU and Suomi alumni eligible for discounted Paavo Nurmi membership

Finlandia University and Suomi College alumni can take advantage of a 30 percent discount on an annual membership for the Paavo Nurmi Strength and Fitness Center. The cost, usually $260 for community members, is only $200 for alumni for an annual membership. The full breakdown can be seen in the chart below. Those interested in a membership can sign up at the Paavo Nurmi during regular business hours or contact Michael Bond at michael.bond@finlandia.edu or 906-487-7459.

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Gina Geliche and Monica Freeman celebrating their senior send off
May 3, 2019

Crying Around; Lion Around’s Senior Send Off

Back from their hiatus, Lion Around hosts Gina Geliche and Monica Freeman are finishing off their year with the send-off episode. Recorded where graduation takes place, the Paavo Nurmi Center, Freeman and Geliche recall what they have learned throughout their collegiate career.

Experience is the best teacher

One of the first points that Freeman and Geliche make, they knew prior to their time at FinnU.  However, Freeman stated that through her experiences in college, the idea [...]

Haley Makela and Monica Freeman for Finlandia Fridays
May 3, 2019

She Shoots, She Scores with Student Representative Haley Makela

It’s graduation season at FinnU! Student representative, Haley Makela stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about her experiences as an active member on campus. Featuring guest host Monica Freeman, the two soon-to-be-graduates discussed their excitement to graduate. “I’m very thankful to be done,” remarked Makela, “it’s been a long four years.”

“It’s a great honor to be selected as the student representative. It’s something I have strived for since my freshman year,” said Makela.

A local from Atlantic [...]

Mariah LaPointe-Dunham for Finlandia Fridays
December 21, 2018

Shooting the breeze with women’s basketball coach Mariah LaPointe-Dunham

Women’s basketball coach Mariah LaPointe-Dunham dropped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about her favorite pastime, basketball. LaPointe-Dunham, who was hired just prior to the fall semester, has jumped into her position as head coach.

“It’s been quite an adventure for me, kind of being hired on the spot and having about a week to prepare for a season and get to know my athletes at the same time,” stated LaPointe-Dunham.  Despite the craziness of the position [...]

November 8, 2017

New hours and discounts available for Paavo Nurmi Strength & Fitness Center

Starting November 1, 2017, there will be new hours for the Paavo Nurmi Strength & Fitness Center.

Click here to see the most updated hours

Also, some updates on our prices to share with your friends:

Full-time religious leaders are welcomed with a FREE membership. Part-time religious leaders will receive a 50% discount. Military and veterans receive a discounted membership of $25/month with an ID card or proof of discharge. Alumni, employee spouses and high school students (ages 16+) receive the discounted [...]

June 19, 2017

Zumba in full swing this summer on campus

A photo of the Zumba crew after a session at the Chapel of Saint Matthew. Zumba is offered Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the chapel. 

Finlandia Community Wellness is offering a fun-filled Zumba this summer through July 27.

Zumba with Olivia is a fun-filled high energy class that incorporates dance moves into an aerobic routine. Olivia will lead you step by step through some of the hottest dance music and moves. A great way to sneak in a workout while [...]

March 17, 2017

Bridget Durocher runs through Finlandia fitness

Finlandia Fridays gets fit this week with Bridget Durocher, Finlandia’s cross country coach, senior women administrator in athletics, and strength and conditioning center coordinator.

Durocher joined Finlandia University nearly one year ago and has never looked back. “It’s phenomenal, it is a place of opportunity where if you put forth the effort, you are going to be given ample opportunities,” said Durocher. Starting off as Finlandia’s head cross country coach, she immediately found success and started to build her team. [...]

February 16, 2017

Finlandia Community Wellness Open House at Paavo Nurmi Center set for Feb. 20

Tour facility, meet staff and enjoy NCAA Division III basketball for free on Monday, February 20

Finlandia Community Wellness welcomes the public to an open house at the Paavo Nurmi Center on Monday, February 20 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for the community to explore the facility, learn about the programs offered and interact with the staff.

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On-site fitness professionals will include Bridget Durocher, Joan Kero, Beth Ryynanen and [...]

September 8, 2016

Photo Gallery: Wickersheim dedication, Talo Lion’s Den unveiling, football opener

Saturday, September 3 was a busy day at Finlandia University as the university held a dedication ceremony to remember an alum who was lost too soon, an unveiling for a new building dedicated to a Finn who made progress possible at FinnU and watched its football team begin its second season of NCAA Division III play at beautiful McAfee Field.

Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Student Lounge

The day started with an intimate gathering in the Paavo Nurmi Center’s new Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Student Lounge as teammates, [...]

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