Skip to Main Content
Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education

Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education

Rockville Campus

PE buildingWelcome

Welcome to the Department of Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education. We are very excited about the many programs and opportunities offered and look forward to assisting you in identifying the best fit you and your career options. Whether you are interested in a career in the industry or just want to learn how to be healthy, we have something for you.

The degrees and certificates offered within our department include:
Health Fitness (R): 157B
Health Education (R): 186
Advanced Personal Trainer Certificate (R): 191B
Personal Trainer Examination Letter of Recognition(R): 821
Physical Education Teacher Education (R): 159A
Aging Studies Letter of Recognition: 822

Please feel free to contact our coordinators for these disciplines:
Health Education – Dr. Maureen Edwards
Aging Studies – Dr. Maureen Edwards
Health Fitness – Prof. Karen Thomas
PE Teacher Education – Prof. Lesley Wasilko

HLTH Coordinators:
HLTH 100: Principles of Healthier Living – Prof. Lila Fleming
HLTH 113: First Aid & CPR – Prof. Marge Turnbow
HLTH 121: Nutrition for Fitness & Wellness – Prof. Elizabeth Ridings

We are also pleased to offer various activities within our campus Recreation Program. This is a great opportunity for students, faculty and staff to choose from various options throughout the week and day to get active and have fun.

Fitness Center Schedule
*Students Only* (PE 137B)
Tuesdays & Thursdays:
6:00 am – 9:00 am
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Recreation Activity Schedule
*Faculty, Staff & Students* (PE 119)
Tuesday and Thursday:
9:00 am – 10:00 pm, 12:15pm - 1:00 pm

Keith McKelphin, Campus Coordinator
Physical Education (PG)
Office 106
20200 Observation Drive
Germantown, MD 20876

Weight room hours
*Students and Wellness members*
Monday through Friday
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm-5:30

Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Tonya Seed
Health and Physical Education Program Coordinator, TPSS Campus
Office: FH-105

Open Gym Hours:
*Current Students only*
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Finally, we are very proud to host our annual Health Wellness Fair. The fair showcases Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science students and their work, along with internal Montgomery College groups and external community vendors. With over 600 attendees annually, this event is always a success for our MC community.

Thank you for visiting our webpage and please contact our department office in PE 237 (240-567-7575) with any questions you may have. We look forward to speaking with you!

Elizabeth Ridings

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


©2015, Montgomery College