Get involved with UW Recreation this spring! We’re covering all the wellness basics this quarter with a variety of in-person and virtual options. In-person options are open to all registered spring quarter students and are by reservation only. The IMA and other facilities will remain open unless the guidance from Governor Jay Inslee changes.

Please be sure to check our website regularly for the most current information on our status and the IMA Guidelines page for full details on how to register for a time slot, updated attendance protocols, and information on what you can expect during your visit.

A collage: a woman playing cornhole, a man kicking on a soccer field, a woman throwing a frisbee, a man at bat

Crags Climbing Center is open by reservation; and the Pavilion Pool will reopen the first week of May. See those webpages for further details on how to reserve your spot. (The IMA Pool is closed due to mechanical issues.)

Our Rec Class Pass offers virtual and in-person mindfulness classes that will help you to center yourself, and fitness classes that will get your heart pumping!

You can also participate in personal training in-person or virtually; discover our varied Intramurals lineup, find adventure with the UWild team; and our new Peer Nutrition Program will help you to find the right nutritional balance for you.

The Golf Range has reopened, and the Waterfront Activities Center will reopen on April 17. Both are by reservation only.

The UWild Gear Garage is anticipated to reopen in April by appointment; there you’ll find a wide variety of outdoor equipment to help you enjoy your next trip. The Gear Garage offer rentals of outdoor equipment such as biking, camping, mountaineering, backpacking, fishing, and rock climbing at reasonable rates for students and the UW community.

There are also a few outdoor spaces that are open for drop-in recreation (no reservation needed): the Chase Anderson Basketball Court, Denny Field, grass Fields #2 and #4, and Husky Rock. Please follow the outdoor sporting activity requirements when using these spaces, including wearing a face covering at all times, playing in small groups only, and practicing social distancing.

Rec Class Pass

People engage in a fitness class in one photo, while in another, a woman stretches on a yoga mat.

The REC CLASS PASS is an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy all of our virtual and in-person fitness and mindfulness classes! The pass is free to current UW students (included as part of the Student Activity Fee) and is a one-time purchase of $65 for non-students. Our amazing instructors offer programming that is fun, friendly, and able to be done anywhere.

Weekly fitness classes include Strength & Tone, Boot Camp, Fight Fit, Barre Burn, Cardio Kick, HIIT, Total Body, Electro Cycle, Modern Dance, Street-Style Jazz, Hip Hop, and Zumba®.

Weekly mindfulness classes include Vinyasa Yoga, Flow Yoga, Deep Stretch, Gentle Yoga, Vinyasa or Flow Yoga with Meditation, Movement Break, and Triple M (Mindful Movement & Meditation).

Specialty mindfulness classes included in the Rec Class Pass are Yoga for Healing, Meditation for Stress-Free Living, Nutrition Building Blocks, Yoga Basics. The Yoga Teacher Training Program is also available for an additional fee.

Registration begins March 22nd. The weekly schedule begins March 29 and runs through June 6 (10 weeks). Get your Rec Class Pass here!


A masked participant joins in the Intramurals soccer skills challenge.

Get into the Intramurals action! In-person Intramurals are open to current students; virtual Intramurals are open to current UW students, faculty, and staff; programming is FREE for the spring 2021 quarter.

Programs include the Basketball HORSE Tournament, Softball Home Run Derby, Soccer HORSE Tournament, Lawn Game Tournament including Bocce Ball, Cornhole, & Kan Jam, Spikeball Tournament, 2v2 Sand Volleyball Tournament, and Trivia and PAC-12 Trivia!

Sign up for any of these events on our Intramurals webpage, and if you need help registering, please see this page for directions.

UWild Adventures

Participants play in the snow during a snow camping trip with blue skies and pine trees

Adventure awaits! Join UWild for courses in Basic Climbing and Wilderness Educator and Adventure Leadership (WEAL)!

Climbing registration is open to all current students; WEAL is open to current students and UW employees as well (fees may apply). Click here to find all class options.

Personal Training

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

Your personal trainer will work with you to help you meet your fitness and training goals! All members of the UW community may sign up for virtual personal training sessions where you’ll use your body weight and equipment you have at home; students may sign up for limited in-person sessions at the IMA. Pictured above is personal trainer Sharon working out with a heavy jug.

Please see our personal training webpage for more information and to book a session.

Peer Nutrition Program

A photo of Ivory Loh, Peer Nutritionist, smiling into the camera

Oftentimes, nutrition is the missing element when it comes to becoming a healthier you! In our Peer Nutrition Program, our resident nutritionist Ivory (pictured above) will work one-on-one with you to provide individualized nutrition counseling.

Learn how to set specific and measurable nutrition-related goals and develop an individualized nutrition plan based on your needs and lifestyle. Open to everyone; discounts for students.


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    Robin Brooks

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