Recreation

A collage of photos of people exercising in the gym doing group fitness and yoga. An insert reads: Rec Class Pass.

Our classes will help you stay active, reduce stress, and have fun, so sign up early and save your spot! Join Rec this spring with the REC CLASS PASS! You’ll enjoy access to dozens of fitness and mindfulness classes hosted by our friendly, knowledgeable instructors. Options include both online and in-person student attendance.

We offer flexible morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend choices, and you are welcome to join us for an UNLIMITED number of online options. Sign up for one class or 10, and join us when your schedule allows. Please see our guidelines page for what to expect before attending.

Never registered before, or need help? Watch our super-short video collection that will walk you through the process of registering for the Rec Class Pass, signing up for recurring or special interest classes, and canceling from a class on our YouTube channel playlist!
  • $50 for UW students.
  • $75 for non-student IMA members.
  • $65 for a virtual only Rec Class Pass for UW employees, retirees, UWAA members, and affiliates of UW Parent & Family Programs.
  • The spring quarter pass runs Apr. 4 – June 3rd (nine weeks + special preview and finals week classes) and goes on sale Mar. 21!
  • There are no classes on Memorial Day weekend Sat May 28th to Monday May 30th, classes resume the 31st.
  • Class descriptions can be found on our registration portal under “Class Pass Reservations”
  • Find a handy printable PDF calendar of all weekly classes below. Not all classes will be live-streamed.
  • Meet our fitness instructors and mindfulness instructors.

Take a class solo, or invite a friend to join you, and connect with others within our Husky community!

*We want everyone to be able to attend our classes and workshops. If you have financial need, consider applying for the Student Recreation Fund.

Student Registration ($50)

Preregistration is required. You’ll receive Zoom access in your Rec Class Pass confirmation receipt. All students must register for the Rec Class Pass through the link below. If you use a shared link your access may be restricted until you register properly. We are committed to providing this service free to students only and need to verify student status to do so.

*Separate registration is required to attend in-person.

  1. Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/
  2. Click on the purple “Log In” button in the top right corner.
  3. Click on the orange “UW NETID” button to log in.
  4. Click on the “Memberships & Passes” Icon.
  5. Click on “Rec Class Pass”.
  6. Click on the grey “duration” bar.
  7. The quarter will automatically change to Spring 2022. Click the purple “Add to Cart” button.
  8. Click the purple “Checkout” button. This will happen twice to confirm you want to checkout.
  9. You will receive a receipt via email (to the email on file, usually your UW email) with your weekly Zoom class links. MAKE SURE YOU READ YOUR EMAIL.
  10. You will need to pre-register for each class series you wish to attend using your UW NetID under your UW Zoom account (washington.zoom.us). Once you have registered for the series, you will be automatically admitted to the class each time you attend as a UW Zoom user. Please do not use a different Zoom account as you will be placed into a waiting room before each class begins which is monitored and only allows limited access. All attendees should log in to class early. If you have questions please email recinfo@uw.edu.

To reserve a spot in an in-person class:

  1. Students and current IMA members can sign up for a Rec Class Pass using the above instructions.  You must first checkout and have your Rec Class Pass on account to access in-person reservations.
  2. Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/Program/GetProducts?classification=2c57b651-9037-4d78-ad4e-d12cc69fef01
  3. Select the class you want to attend and checkout (note: if you don’t have the Rec Class Pass membership on your account first it will not let you reserve a space). Reservations/cancellations open seven days prior to class start time and run up to 15 minutes before class start time. Check-In instructions at the IMA front door will be in your confirmation receipt. Please read these carefully as entering the IMA looks a lot different during Phase II guidelines.
  4. If you cannot attend, you are required to drop the class ahead of time so that another student can attend, if you do not cancel your reservation you may have your access restricted. If you want to change the class you are registered for you must first drop the unwanted class before adding a new class.
  5. To change/cancel your class reservations:
    • Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/Program/GetProducts – “Login” on the top right corner with your UW NetID
    • Click on your name on the top right corner, then Profile in the drop-down menu
    • Click on “Programs” on the left-hand menu –
    • You will see the list of everything you have registered for and can click the 3 dots button, then click “Cancel”.

Non-Student IMA Members Registration ($75)

Payment is required for access. You’ll receive access to in-person reservations and Zoom links in your payment receipt.

  1. Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/
  2. Click on the purple “Log In” button in the top right corner.
  3. Click on the orange “UW NETID” button to log in.
  4. Click on the “Memberships & Passes” Icon.
  5. Click on “Rec Class Pass”.
  6. Click on the grey “duration” bar.
  7. The quarter will automatically change to Spring 2022. Click the purple “Add to Cart” button.
  8. Click the purple “Checkout” button. This will happen twice to confirm you want to checkout.
  9. You will receive a receipt via email (to the email on file, usually your UW email) with your weekly Zoom class links. MAKE SURE YOU READ YOUR EMAIL.
  10. You will need to pre-register for each class series you wish to attend using your UW NetID under your UW Zoom account (washington.zoom.us). Once you have registered for the series, you will be automatically admitted to the class each time you attend as a UW Zoom user. Please do not use a different Zoom account as you will be placed into a waiting room before each class begins which is monitored and only allows limited access. All attendees should log in to class early. If you have questions please email recinfo@uw.edu.

To reserve a spot in an in-person class:

  1. Students and current IMA members can sign up for a Rec Class Pass using the above instructions.  You must first checkout and have your Rec Class Pass on account to access in-person reservations.
  2. Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/Program/GetProducts?classification=2c57b651-9037-4d78-ad4e-d12cc69fef01
  3. Select the class you want to attend and checkout (note: if you don’t have the Rec Class Pass membership on your account first it will not let you reserve a space). Reservations/cancellations open seven days prior to class start time and run up to 15 minutes before class start time. Check-In instructions at the IMA front door will be in your confirmation receipt. Please read these carefully as entering the IMA looks a lot different during Phase II guidelines.
  4. If you cannot attend, you are required to drop the class ahead of time so that another student can attend, if you do not cancel your reservation you may have your access restricted. If you want to change the class you are registered for you must first drop the unwanted class before adding a new class.
  5. To change/cancel your class reservations:
    • Go to https://reg.recreation.uw.edu/Program/GetProducts – “Login” on the top right corner with your UW NetID
    • Click on your name on the top right corner, then Profile in the drop-down menu
    • Click on “Programs” on the left-hand menu –
    • You will see the list of everything you have registered for and can click the 3 dots button, then click “Cancel”.

Virtual Only Rec Class Pass Registration ($65)

Interested in attending virtual Rec classes with us this quarter? You’re in luck! We’ve expanded our offerings to include UW employees, retirees, UWAA members, and UW Parent & Family Programs. Preregistration is required to attend classes. You’ll receive Zoom access once you have registered.

  1. Go to UW Recreation’s Storefront in UW Marketplace here.
  2. Click on “Virtual Rec Class Pass – Spring 2022” and checkout.
  3. You will receive a receipt via email with your weekly Zoom class links. MAKE SURE YOU READ YOUR EMAIL.
  4. You will need to pre-register for each class series you wish to attend on Zoom. If you have a UW Zoom account please use this to register and attend class and you will be automatically admitted entrance for each class using your UW NetID credentials. If you do not have a UW Zoom account you will be automatically placed in a waiting room. All attendees should log in to class 5 minutes early. This is especially important for waiting room attendees, as the instructor will only admit you once right before class begins. If you arrive late, you may not be admitted as the instructor will be teaching.

Mindfulness, Yoga, & Meditation Spring Workshops (Days & Times Vary)


Prenatal Yoga Workshop with Ashwini (4-week series) 

Tuesdays /// 04/19 – 05/10  /// 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. /// Virtual ONLY

Explore the ins and outs of prenatal yoga through both knowledge and practice that is designed to support prenatal students to gain an understanding of a safer movement practice during pregnancy. In this workshop experience you will:

  • Learn the stages of pregnancy and prenatal yoga benefits,
  • Learn safer yoga posture modifications and meditation techniques for prenatal students.
  • Explore your evolving relationship with your body, mind and energy as you utilize yoga to find more connection to self, ease, and relaxation through this marvelous time.

*Open to all prenatal students, yoga and fitness instructors or anyone who wants learn more about supporting people on the journey of childbearing.
**No prior experience with yoga or meditation required.
***Open to all Rec Class Pass holders.


Meditation for Stress Reduction with Taylor (4-week series)

Thursdays /// 04/21 – 05/12 /// 5:30 – 6:30 P.M.  /// Virtual ONLY

A practice that strengthens mental attentiveness and facilitates the opportunity to step back, take inventory of the present moment, and make more skillful and empowered decisions for the sake of a more centered, peaceful, and enriched life.

During each week of this series you will:

  • Learn new meditation techniques, apply the teachings and garner tips and tools to implement a regular meditation practice.
  • Increase mental clarity, improve academic performance, and reduce stress.
  • Sleep better, decrease worry and alleviate unnecessary anxiety.

*Open to all Rec Class Pass holders
**No prior experience with meditation required.


Yoga Basics for Everyone with Danny

Pre-Recorded /// Take Anytime

Invest in four weeks of knowledge-building to gain a deeper understanding of yogic breathing techniques, greater comprehension of important anatomy and kinesiology principles, and how to practice yoga postures safely for the long-run.

In this practical, experiential series you will:

  • Get a deeper understanding of the importance of your breath and explore full diaphragmatic breath.
  • Dive into clear posture details of common postures lead in every class.
  • Utilize props to make particular postures more accessible and easeful.
  • Lay the foundation of vital alignment to reduce injury and increase the longevity of your practice.
  • Learn how yoga is evolving as a movement practice even if you are a long-time practitioner.

*Open to all Rec Class Pass holders.


Yoga for Healing

Fridays /// 04/08 – 05/20  /// 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. /// IMA 316
*there will be one recorded class sent to you on 5/27 due to the Holiday Weekend.

Registration: *Please fill out this short interest form (required & confidential) to apply; spots are limited and only open to students. Registration info will be sent via email.*

This class supports students in regaining empowerment and cultivating inner resilience and a sense of wholeness. Through movement and sharing, you will work toward a sense of comfort within your body as you non-verbally process thoughts, feelings, and sensations that show up.

This class is for anyone navigating the effects of:

  • Verbal abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Disordered eating
  • Deep depression
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence

Yoga Teacher Training

Our Summer training begins June 13th, 2022, in-person and spans over three weeks M-F until July 1st.
Training Full.

The UW Recreation 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program provides the opportunity to step into a voyage of self-discovery, strengthen your physical body, amplify the power of your breath, understand the inner workings of your mind, and learn key methodologies for guiding others in the science and art of yoga.


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Questions About Accessibility?

UW Recreation’s programs, operations, and facilities are intended to be inclusive and accessible. If at any time, you have a need or concern please contact us, we encourage everyone to participate in our department offerings. For accommodation requests connected to a disability or health condition contact us at (206) 543-4590 or at recinfo@uw.edu. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible, preferably at least 10 business days.

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Insurance

UW Recreation does not provide accident or medical coverage for participants. It is recommended that participants obtain their own personal coverage. Students may obtain additional information on student accident/sickness insurance by contacting:  Insurance & Cost | Husky Health & Well-Being (uw.edu)

Questions About Refunds?

For questions about program or membership refunds check the Registration page or contact recinfo@uw.edu.