Recreation

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

 

** Fall Rec Class Pass goes on sale September 20th with schedule viewing beginning September 13th!**

Join Rec this fall 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 classes that will help you stay active, reduce stress, and have fun, so sign up early and save your spot!

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. In-person classes are limited to five participants per class at this time; please see our guidelines page for what to expect before attending.

  • $50 to UW students.
  • $75 Non-student IMA members.
  • $65 virtual only Rec Class Pass for UW employees, retirees, UWAA members, and affiliates of Parent & Family Programs.
  • The Autumn quarter pass runs October 4 – December 10 (10 weeks) and goes on sale September 20th!
  • 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!

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 Fall 2021. 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 class pass using the above instructions.  You must first checkout and have your 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 Fall 2021. 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 class pass using the above instructions.  You must first checkout and have your 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 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 – Fall 2021” 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.

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


Meditation for Stress-Free Living with Derek (4-week series)

Thursdays /// 10/14 -11/4 /// 5:30 – 6:30 P.M.  /// IMA 246 & Virtual

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 class pass holders; no prior experience with meditation required.


Two bowls of butternut squash soup sit next to each other with croutons, parsley, and spoons nearby.Nutrition Building Blocks with Danny (2-week series) 

Wednesdays /// 10/13 & 10/20 /// 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. /// IMA 246 & Virtual

In this empowering workshop series you will:

  • Learn about the fundamentals (hydration, sleep, natural light, social connection, digestion, etc.) which are key to physical and mental health.
  • Find out how to make easy, affordable high-quality breakfast bowls and smoothies.
  • Learn how to cook tasty soups which can be utilized as a hearty lunch or dinner.
  • Explore ways to integrate more nutrient-dense foods to optimize your vitamin and mineral intake, even on a budget.
  • Take time to meal plan and set yourself up for success even when you are super busy.

*Open to all class pass holders.


Prenatal Yoga with Ashwini (4-week series) 

Mondays /// 10/11 – 11/01  /// 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 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.


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 class pass holders.


Yoga for Healing

Fridays /// 10/8 – 12/03 (no class 11/26)  /// 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. /// IMA 316

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 weekend training begins January 2022, in-person and spans over winter & spring quarters.

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.


The fall 2021 Rec Class Pass schedule.

Click here to print: Rec Class Pass printable schedule fall 2021 11″ x 17″