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Fitness & Mindfulness Class Registration

Autumn Quarter registration begins online Monday, September 25th.

Intramural Registration

Autumn Quarter registration begins online Monday, September 25th.

UWild Adventures

The Gear Garage is now open at the Waterfront Activities Center. Outfitting adventure since May 2016...come check out what equipment is available for rental.

UWild Climbing Classes

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

Green Office Certification

The IMA has achieved a gold-level UW Green Office Certification. We are always looking for ways to improve sustainability throughout the building!

  • Pac-12 Challenge

    October 20, 2017

    University of Washington


    The Pac-12 Challenge, powered by Staples, runs October 23rd – 27th.  Join every university in the Pac-12 to participate in the conference-wide effort to reach 1.5 million minutes of physical activity in one week. Register & log your fitness minutes at to help the Pac-12 celebrate movement together. Get ready to get moving!

  • Q Swim

    October 5, 2017


    Q Swim is a Queer/Trans friendly lap swim every Tuesday from 4-5pm from October 10th – November 28th in the Pavilion (PAV) Pool. All gender locker rooms are available and lap swimmers of all genders and ability levels are welcome. For more information on affinity swim hours, including Female and Male lap swims, visit the Aquatics website.

  • Fitness Instructor Training Auditions

    September 19, 2017



    UW Recreation’s Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) program prepares students to lead group fitness classes on campus. Students learn the fundamentals of anatomy, exercise science and group fitness instruction in a structured and supportive setting. Students also gain experience in public speaking, group leadership, and professional conduct. Students in a wide variety of academic majors have been successful in the FIT program.

    New in 2017, we are holding two rounds of Fitness Instructor Training Auditions! Additionally, we are hosting a Fitness Instructor Audition Prep Course before each audition. For more information, visit the FIT program website.

  • Parking/Traffic Changes that Impact UW Recreation

    January 1, 2017

    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.

    East Campus Parking

    Day Date Lots Start End Rate
    WED 10/11/2017 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 5:00 PM 7:30 PM $10.00
    FRI 10/13/2017 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 5:00 PM 7:30 PM $10.00
    THURS 10/19/2017 E18 3:00 PM 5:30 PM $10.00
    FRI 10/27/2017 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 4:00 PM 6:30 PM $10.00
    SAT 10/28/2017 All Campus Lots 7:00 AM 8:00 PM $40.00
    SUN 10/29/2017 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 9:00 AM 11:30 AM $10.00

    If the IMA Lot is full / closed we suggest parking in the Padelford Garage on main campus. Monday - Friday after 5:00 PM parking in the Padelford Parking Garage (lots N-18 - N-21) is $5, before 5:00 PM it is $3 per hour.

    • Other Parking Options
      • E-8    Pay by Space stalls behind the IMA ($3 per hour)
      • E-19   Pay & Display machines ($3 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.