Marvin Altman Fitness Center-Fort Smith

Exercise plays an important role in a healthy, active lifestyle, and at the Marvin Altman Fitness Center at Baptist Health-Fort Smith, we equip our northwest Arkansas community with the tools needed to stay fit. With quality exercise equipment, wellness programs, yoga classes, a lap pool, swimming lessons, personal training, massage therapists, free childcare and more, our members have access to the best in fitness backed by the state’s most trusted name in care. The fitness center also features a range of desirable amenities, including locker rooms stocked with towels, soap, conditioner and hair dryers, as well as a sauna and a whirlpool.

To join the Marvin Altman Fitness Center, fill out the membership application and submit it to the front desk.

Fitness Center Hours

Swimming Pool Hours

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays 

Childcare Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 4-7:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Swimming Pool Hours
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Membership pricing available upon request.

Guest day passes are available for $10.

  • Indoor Walk/Jog Track
  • Treadmills
  • AMT Machines
  • Free Weights/Dumbbells
  • Pin Weights
  • Elliptical Trainers
  • Stairmasters
  • Cycles
  • Fit Trac

Everyone in the Fitness Center must always have an appropriate I.D. 

Children under 14 years of age are not allowed on or near the equipment.

Towels must be put in proper storage and weights re-racked after use to maintain a clean and safe environment.

All trash must be placed in a trash depository, not on the floor or equipment.

All members must wear appropriate attire; a shirt and close-toed shoes, at all times.

Any slamming of the weights is not permitted (plate weight or dumbbells). If you are not strong enough to set your weight down gently, please use a spotter for assistance. Also, grunting and yelling are not allowed.

Personal training is not permitted in the fitness center by anyone other than the staff.

Towels are not permitted to be removed from the fitness center. You must provide your own towel for the pool.

Anyone not complying to these rules will be asked to leave by staff or security. A member’s membership may be permanently terminated by staff or security at any time if they feel it is in the best interest of the Marvin Altman Fitness Center.

For questions or concerns about the Marvin Altman Fitness Center in Fort Smith, call (479) 441-5469.