The YAK Fitness/Wellness Center objectives are:
To create an inviting, friendly atmosphere welcoming people at all levels of fitness.
To educate and encourage fitness that provokes the concept of "total body fitness."
To offer wellness/fitness course instruction that develops a solid foundation of physical fitness components, student understanding, the internal drive to meet personalized wellness/fitness goals.
To educate and promote to the YVCC campus members and the Yakima Valley community the positive benefits of wellness, health, and physical fitness.
To be receptive and proactive to the unique needs of the various constituents that use the facility.
To ensure a quality, state-of-the-art environment where intercollegiate athletic team members can develop the optimal level of fitness and sport specific skill that provides them the competitive edge on the field/court/mat.
To offer injury preventive, proactive care techniques, and excellent rehabilitation services for the YVCC athletic department and advisory care prevention services to YVCC employees.
To serve as a professional development employment opportunity for students who qualify for work-study and the international students. Student employees assist in the daily operation, upkeep, fitness supervision,and client/member encouragement and teaching professional instructing serving others through providing and sharing educational information in fitness/wellness aspect of life.