This summer we are excited to announce that the Waterfront Activities Center (WAC) and the Golf Range will be reopening, we have a new Rec Class Pass which will allow users to attend unlimited virtual classes, our Intramurals program has some lively new challenges, and our Personal Training Program is now open to all IMA members!


Students paddle in a two-person kayak from the Waterfront Activities Center.

Have a paddling adventure at the WAC! We are booking seven kayaks or canoes every 30 minutes (on the hour and half-hour) to allow for proper social distancing and the cleaning of boats and equipment.

Rentals are by reservation only and may be requested through our website or by calling. We will be open Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. beginning Friday, July 3; learn more on our boat rentals webpage.


The UW Recreation Golf Range

Get back into the swing of things! The Golf Range will be reopening on Wednesday, July 1, by reservation only. Hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Learn how to make a reservation and what you can expect on the Golf Range webpage.


A photo collage of two women hiking, a woman and man using stretch bands, and a man doing yoga.

The REC CLASS PASS is here! Enjoy unlimited virtual classes featuring Mindfulness + Fitness + UWild Adventures. Join our amazing instructors for virtual programming that is fun, enjoyable, and do-able from your home.

Fitness classes include Barre Burn, Cardio Kickboxing, HIIT, Total Body Fitness, and Zumba®. Mindfulness classes include Deep Stretch, Flow Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Meditation, and Triple M.

UWild offerings include Demisti(fly) – Basics of Fly Fishing Equipment, Intro to Trail Running, Gear Closet: What’s In Your Multi-Pitch Pack?, Transitioning from Backpacking to Bikepacking, Backcountry Coffee Do’s and Don’ts, Hammock Rigging 101, and UWild: Ask an Expert.

The Rec Class Pass is FREE for Spring and Summer students (included as part of the Student Activity Fee) and is a one-time purchase of $40 for UW Employees. The schedule begins July 6th and runs through September 3. Get your class pass here.


A UW triathlete bikes through the mountains.

Try something new with our virtual intramural offerings! Individuals can take the 300 Minute Movement Challenge, complete the Self-Directed Duathlon, and submit your work to the “Intra Mural” Art Competition.

Team Activities include the Virtual Run/Walk Relay Race – Marathon (26.2 miles) and Half Marathon (13.1), Virtual Cycling Relay Race – 50 Mile and 100 Mile, or UW Rec’s Got Talent competition.

Sign up on our Intramurals page.


UW Rec personal trainer Sharon demonstrates working out at home with a laundry jug.

All members of the UW community may now sign up for virtual personal training sessions. Your trainer will work with you via Zoom to help you meet your fitness and training goals using your body weight and equipment you have at home.

Please see our personal training webpage for more information.


Your health and safety are important to us. Because of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, some UW Recreation facilities remain closed. These include the IMA Building, ASUW Shell House, Pavilion Pool, Husky Rock, Fields 1 – 4, all tennis and sand volleyball courts, and the Chase Anderson Basketball court.

We will let you know as soon as possible when we will be able to reopen them safely, and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

Additionally, we have adapted our services and operations based on the latest COVID-19 public health guidance and will continue to prioritize the well-being of students and the UW community above all else. We are preparing for all scenarios for autumn quarter, including in-person services as possible, and anticipate being able to continue to serve our Rec community this fall. Please check back regularly for updates.


  • Parent and Family Programs offer giveaways

    July 30, 2020

    Robin Brooks

    By Robin Brooks We're excited to announce that each Wednesday in August, UW Parent and Family Programs will be giving away UW Recreation gift certificates for boat rentals and large buckets of balls for use at the Golf Range! A total of 30 gift certificates will be given to those who contribute on their Facebook (…

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