Davenport Campus

The R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center will open at 5 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22. The Bittner Center is open to all Palmer students, faculty, staff, their spouses and their children between the age of 16 and 26. Children under 16 aren’t permitted in the facility. Retired faculty and their spouses also are welcome to use the Bittner Center. 

All users will be required to scan their Palmer ID badge at the main desk, located on the Bittner Center lower level.  

The Center’s hours are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Users must review and comply with the Bittner Center usage rules and guidelines. The rules and guidelines are posted at the main desk and will be strictly enforced.

To obtain a Palmer ID badge, spouses, children and retired faculty members must fill out a request form and have a photo taken. Forms are available at the Bittner Center main desk. Upon approval a badge will be issued. 

Bittner Center users aren’t permitted to park in the Visitor Parking Lot. 

Questions? Contact Ron O’Brien at (563) 884-5856 or ron.obrien@palmer.edu.

Florida Campus

The Florida Campus students may utilize the nearby YMCA.

West Campus

The West Campus fitness center is open and available to Palmer students and their immediate families.

Contact Us

Main campus

Davenport campus
1000 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803-5214
Student Services
(563) 884-5838

Branch campuses

Florida campus
Student Services
4777 City Center Parkway
Port Orange, FL 32129-4153
(386) 763-2724

West campus
Student Services
90 East Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134-1617
(408) 944-6020

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