Recreation Sports & Facilities

Warhawk Fitness & Aquatics

Our Mission

Warhawk Fitness is here to provide you with facilities and programs ranging from the Williams Center Weight Room, University Fitness Center, Group Fitness and Cycling, and Personal Training.

The educated, enthusiastic and professional staff strives to create an inviting, uplifting and eye opening experience for the fitness enthusiast to the recreational fitness member, patron or guest. Objectives place an emphasis on empowering participants with self-confidence, providing a comfortable, safe and fun environment while promoting over all well-being of mind, body and soul.

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Current UW-W Students may purchase a membership online with a student billing payment. 

2018 Discover Whitewater Series

The annual Discover Whitewater Series gathers families from all over for a 5k and half-marathon! Here are some of the highlights

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Group Fitness Instructors

Watch this video, and learn about your favorite Group Fitness Instructors!

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Push Up Party! By: Ethan Maurice

Part 1 

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Get-U-Fit Blog

  • Jul 8

    Gym Invasion
    When I walked into the Williams Center, I was expecting the normal amount of summer traffic. If you haven’t been, the normal amount of people in summer is around five. However, after walking in and handing my I.D. to the …
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  • Jul 8

    Look Good, Feel Good
    Man, summer is flying by Warhawks. It is already the end of June and it feels like summer just started. Summer is a wonderful time to have fun and try new things. When trying new things, you want to look …
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Williams Center Weight Room


Monday-Thursday: 6am-11pm
Friday: 6am-9pm
Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-11pm

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University Fitness Center


Monday-Thursday: 7am-11pm
Friday: 7am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: 3pm-11pm

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Williams Center Pool


Monday-Thursday: 7am-11pm
Friday: 7am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: 3pm-11pm

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Leadership Team

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Assistant Director
Warhawk Fitness and Aquatics 
(262) 472-1145

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Group Fitness Program Assistant

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Program Assistant

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Student Weight Room Manager

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Program Assistant

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Student Manager University Fitness Center

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Student Weight Room Manager

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Head Lifeguard

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Group Fitness Manager

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Program Assistant


Coming Soon!

ACE Personal Training Prep Course - PEPROF 315 (3 credits)

Course Objectives/Description
This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and apply the ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model
  2. Understand the application of principles of exercise science, human anatomy, and biomechanics to movement design and exercise instruction.
  3. Understand principles and methods of training for cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to individualize exercise instruction for apparently healthy adults using an exercise progression model.
  5. Demonstrate the proper usage of various commercial fitness machines and equipment utilizing appropriate exercise guidelines and spotting techniques.
  6. Exhibit the communication skills needed in personal fitness instruction.

Additional Topics Discussed
Topics covered will be:

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Behavior Change, Rapport and Communication
  • Foundational Sciences
  • Assessments
  • IFT Model and Programming
  • Stability/Mobility

Recommended Text
ACE Personal Trainer Manual, 5th EditionACE Personal Trainer Master the Manual, A Study Guide to Accompany the ACE Personal Trainer ManualCost: $150 (class fee), plus the cost of the national exam, if you choose to sit for it.Class Schedule
TBDNon-Student Option
If you are not currently a UWW student, you are eligible to register for the course. You must contact the Office of Admissions at or 262.472.1440 and inquire about becoming a "Special Non-Credential Student".Student Discounts/Certification Exam Information
ACE has designed a special student landing page that will provide discounts on materials and the exam fee. See for discounts. The student discount is 20% off ACE Study Materials and $40 off the exam. Discounts will appear in your shopping cart.

UW-Whitewater currently hosts all computer-based ACE Certification Exams. Registration and details can be found within the landing page link above.


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Recreation Sports & Facilities
Williams Center Room 100
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790 

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Phone: (262) 472-1145
Fax: (262) 472-1875
Hotline: (262) 472-1400
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