Riverwood’s fully equipped weight room includes 15 power stations and 12 plyometric boxes. The cardiovascular room holds three treadmills and a stationary bike along with rehabilitation equipment for injured students and athletes. Over 600 pounds of dumbbells round out the cardio room along with 50 speed ropes and 15 medicine balls.
The speed and conditioning program also includes 24 speed boxes and five shoulder harness equipped sleds for resistance training. The Raiders’ Strength and Speed program is a 12-month program focusing on the core strength of the total athlete along with speed training and conditioning.
In addition to sport workouts, weight-training classes are also offered for course credit through the Health & Physical Education Department.
On the walls encircling the weight room are motivational phrases depicting Riverwood’s athletic and academic life.