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About Us

The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) is a non-profit organization established in 1985. We opened our doors with the help of grants from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the State of Indiana, and the City of Indianapolis. November 1,1988, marked the dedication of our 120,000-square-foot facility in downtown Indianapolis.

Fitness Center Management by NIFS provides top notch service to more than 60 onsite fitness centers for corporations and senior communities in 21 states. In addition, our online wellness program, Health YOUniversity, provides e-based services for companies across the country.

NIFS Mission Statement
The National Institute for Fitness and Sport is dedicated to enhancing human health, physical fitness and athletic performance through research, education and service for people of all ages and abilities.