Health, Sport & Exercise Science Department

Triton's Health, Sport and Exercise Science Department offers a program that is as diverse as Triton's student body. Students who want to major in Physical Education, Health or Exercise Science, want to be involved in sports or are simply interested in keeping fit can choose from a variety of transferable credit courses/concentrations. The schedule shown below is provided as guidance to students seeking the Associate in Science degree.

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Health, Sport & Exercise Science Brochure


Personal Trainer Club

The personal trainer club gives students enrolled in the Personal Trainer Certificate Program or other related Health Sport and Exercise Science classes greater opportunities to be directly involved in their profession. It will enhance their education and allow them to apply their knowledge in a field setting. Students will work together to learn new skills, knowledge and abilities related to their occupational duties.

The club will also give students the opportunity to network and socialize outside the classroom. Bi-monthly meetings are scheduled.

Current President: TBA 

Club Advisors: Kathi Deresinski and Julianne Murphy


Fitness Center

Triton’s Fitness Center can be used through a class (PED 106) and features a variety of weight machines, a free weight room and cardio equipment including treadmills, elliptical trainers and stationary bikes.

The Fitness Center is staffed with with knowledgeable instructors and a helpful support team, including personal trainers that can assist you with equipment or answer any fitness related questions.

Hours vary throughout the year, but generally open six days a week.

Call 708-456-0300, Ext. 3825 for additional information.

Fitness Center Weight Room


Swimming Pool

Triton College’s swimming pool is available for credit classes by enrolling in PED 108 or for personal fitness through enrolling in PED 106.

The indoor pool is a six lane 25-yard pool.

The pool is staffed with knowledgeable lifeguards that can assist you with equipment and answer any swimming related questions.

Fall Open Swim Hours:

Monday: 7:00-9:00 am., 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m.    
Tuesday: 7:00-9:00 a.m. and 4:00-7:00 p.m.      
Wednesday: 7:00-9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m.    
Thursday: 7:00-9:00 a.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m.    
Friday: 7:00-9:00 a.m. and 10:00-1:00 p.m.     
Saturday: 7:00-9:00 a.m.

Click HERE for printable schedule.

Schedules are posted inside the facility as well as outside the Pool Office, Room R-220.

Hours are subject to change, be sure to check often for updates/cancellations. 

Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3826 for additional information.


Contact Information

Dr. Julianne Murphy, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Office: R-202I
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3087
juliannemurphy@triton.edu

Kathi Deresinski
Office: R-202D
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3782
katherinederesinski@triton.edu