Recreation

Friday Night Activities

The IMA offers archery, roller skating, and log rolling on Friday nights. Admission is free for IMA members and all equipment is provided.

UWild Climbing Classes

Climbing classes are offered each month. Check availability and sign up online.

UWild Adventures

The Gear Garage is located at the Waterfront Activities Center. Come check out what equipment is available for rental.

Private and Group Yoga Lessons

Take time to invest in your health and wellbeing. Refine alignment, deepen your breath, and learn how to customize your yoga practice. To register come into the registration office at the IMA.

Private and Semi Private Swim Lessons

Want to get ready for a fun safe summer? Sign up for one-on-one instruction or instruction with a friend! To register come into the registration office at the IMA.


  • Kayaks, Canoes, and Rowboats

    June 26, 2018

    University of Washington

    Come down this summer to our Waterfront Activities Center to rent kayaks, canoes, and rowboats. Visit our Waterfront website to learn more.

    Great WAC canoeing pic

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  • Parking/Traffic Changes that Impact UW Recreation

    June 19, 2018

    University of Washington

    Check the UW Transportation Services Events website for all the upcoming dates that event parking rates will be in effect in the East Campus Parking Lots.

    Day Date Lots Start Time End Time Rate
    FRI 8/3/2018 E12, E19 10:00 AM 2:30 PM $15.00
    SAT 8/4/2018 E12, E19 7:00 AM 12:00 PM $10.00
    THUR 8/16/2018 E18 5:00 PM 7:30 PM $10.00
    FRI 8/24/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 3:00 PM 8:30 PM $10.00
    THUR 8/30/2018 E18 6:00 PM 8:30 PM $10.00
    FRI 8/31/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 6:00 PM 8:30 PM $10.00

    East Campus Parking

    If the IMA Lot is full / closed we suggest parking in the Padelford Garage on main campus. Mon–Fri after 5:00 pm parking in the Padelford Parking Garage (lots N-18, N-21) is $5.00, before 5:00 pm it is $3.00 per hour.

    • Other Parking Options
    • E-8 Pay by Space stalls behind the IMA ($3.00 per hour)
    • E-19 Pay & Display machines ($3.00 per hour)
    • Regardless of the event, IMA participants with disabilities or special needs are still welcome to park in the IMA/Graves (E-98) lot and pay at the machine as they normally would.
    • Signage will be posted in the IMA/Graves (E-98) lot several days before the event occurs warning customers of the upcoming closure.
    • Vehicles which have not vacated the IMA/Graves (E-98) lot by the posted times will receive a parking citation and/or be towed and impounded at the owners expense.
    • If Wahkiakum Rd. is closed IMA participants may reach E-8 Pay by Space stalls by entering E-12 and then driving around the stadium and other sporting complexes.
      Please see the Map for directions.

    Parking can be a bit challenging on East Campus during home sporting events. Obey all posted signs as Parking Services will tow and/or ticket unauthorized vehicles.For parking related questions, please contact Transportation Services at 206-685-1553.

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  • IMA Operation Updates

    June 1, 2018

    IMA

    As of 06/02/18, we are no longer exchanging Husky Cards for equipment at the Equipment Issue area outside the Men's Locker Room (coming soon to the Women's Locker Room Issue area as well).

    Please have Husky Card ready to checkout and check-in equipment. Remember you must bring back the specific number you were given. Improperly returned equipment may lead to you being assessed a fine.

    Beginning Monday, June 18th, the IMA Building will strictly adhere to the daily building closure times.

    All patrons must exit the facility at the closure time, including activity areas and locker rooms. Please plan accordingly and listen to UW Recreation staff instructions. Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • Equipment Updates

    May 26, 2018

    UW Recreation

    STF Funded Cardio

    New cardio equipment has arrived. This includes 5 StairMaster FreeClimbers, 26 Precor ellipticals, 5 Life Fitness bikes, 5 Life Fitness ellipticals, and 8 Concept2 rowing ergs. A HUGE thank you to STF for funding the replacement of these outdated cardio machines.

    Weight Room Updates

    We continue with the weight room refresh as budgets allow. Next up is replacement of some failing equipment that can no longer be repaired, dumbbells and the linear hack squat and flat benches. Dumbbells, the linear hack squat, and flat benches have arrived. Additional squat racks with landmine attachments have been ordered and should arrive by the end of June as well. Check back for more updates in late summer/early fall.

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  • Student Employees Of The Quarter

    May 11, 2018

    UW Recreation

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