Recreation

Program Registration Begins Monday 9/24!

Interested in participating in an IMA Class or Intramural Fall Quarter? The schedule is up now! Registration begins on Monday at 9 am.

UWild Adventures

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

Fitness Instructor Training Auditions

Are you interested in leading group fitness classes for UW Recreation? Join us on Sat., Oct. 27 @ 9:30 am for auditions - learn more and register online.


  • Fitness Center West Access

    September 4, 2018

    IMA

    Our HFS colleagues are graciously collaborating with our department to open access to Fitness Center West (FCW) to all IMA Members on the following Saturdays:  Saturday, September 8, 22, 29, October 20, and November 3, 17. FCW is located in Elm Hall (normally restricted to HFS residents only). This smaller facility offers cardio equipment, free weights, and strength equipment, in addition to having two studio spaces, so expect longer wait times than usual during peak hours. The facility hours on Saturday, 9/8 are 7:00 am – 7:00 pm and on all other Saturdays, 9/22, 9/29, 10/20, 11/3, and 11/17 are 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. Please note the following amenities are NOT available at FCW:  locker rooms (make sure to grab any items out of the IMA locker room before each Saturday), showers, changing rooms, storage, pool, climbing center, gyms or sports equipment, guest access, and very limited parking (street parking or lots W10/41 – permit only). Bring your Husky ID Card or IMA Membership Card as normal for check-in. We want to thank HFS for allowing our members access to FCW on these Saturdays (9/8, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm & 9/22, 9/29, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm).

    Free Class: We are working on scheduling free fitness and/or mindfulness class offerings as well. The next class is Saturday, September 29: Cardio Kickboxing with Sarah @ 10:30-11:20 am in Studio A (FCW). Drop in to the class, first come, first serve, no registration needed. Check back to see the schedule for the upcoming Saturdays.

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  • IMA Operation Updates

    August 1, 2018

    IMA

    This summer we are no longer exchanging Husky Cards for equipment at the Equipment Issue area outside the Men's Locker Room or Equipment Issue area inside the Women's Locker Room.
    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 Summer Quarter, 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.

    Beginning September 4, 2018 you are now able to renew your locker room basket online!
    Follow the directions on the Locker Room Facilities page to renew your basket today.

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  • 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
    THU 9/20/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 6:00 PM 8:30PM $10.00
    SAT 9/22/2018 All Campus Lots 6:00 AM 8:00 PM $40.00
    THU 9/27/2018 E18 5:00PM 7:30PM $10.00
    FRI 9/28/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 4:00 PM 6:30PM $10.00
    SAT 9/29/2018 All Campus Lots 6:00 AM 8:00 PM $40.00
    SUN 9/30/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $10.00
    THU 10/11/2018 E18 5:00PM 7:30PM $10.00
    FRI 10/12/2018 E18 4:00PM 6:30PM $10.00
    WED 10/17/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 5:00 PM 7:30 PM $10.00
    FRI 10/19/2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 4:00 PM 6:30 PM $10.00
    SAT 10/20/2018 All Campus Lots 6:00 AM 8:00 PM $40.00
    THU 10/25/2018 E18 6:00PM 8:30PM $10.00
    THU 10/25/2018 E18 3:00PM 5:30PM $10.00

    Other Parking OptionsEast 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.

    • 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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  • 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. Replacement of dumbbells, the linear hack squat, flat benches, and additional squat racks with landmine attachments arrived this summer. Next up will be the purchase of additional weight plates. Check back for more updates in late summer/early fall.

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