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

  • May 6

    My Good Bye Blog
    Where do I even start this blog? This will be last blog forever for Warhawk Fitness. I want to say thank you so much. Writing these blogs, filming the vlogs and working our social media pages have meant so much …
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  • Apr 29

    Gee, Thanks
    What is up my Hawks? It’s your favorite Fitness Supervisor Harv here again, but today’s Blog is going to come with awful news. Don’t freak out, but this is my final Blog as a member of the beloved Warhawk Fitness …
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Programs

Group Fitness
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Personal Training
Personal Traning »
Special Events
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Membership
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Current UW-W Students may purchase a membership online with a student billing payment. 

Facilities

Williams Center Weight Room

Hours

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

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University Fitness Center

Hours

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

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Williams Center Pool

Hours

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

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Leadership Team

Jen Kaina »

Assistant Director
Warhawk Fitness and Aquatics 
(262) 472-1145
kainaj@uww.edu

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Group Fitness Program Assistant



Profile picture of Mike Frasher Mike Frasher »

Program Assistant



Profile picture of Greg Hatzinger Greg Hatzinger »

Student Weight Room Manager



Profile picture of Tyler Kloss Tyler Kloss »

Program Assistant



Profile picture of Robert Koenen Robert Koenen »

Student Manager University Fitness Center


Profile picture of Sean Mabbett Sean Mabbett »

Student Weight Room Manager



Profile picture of Kayla Maksen Kayla Maksen »

Head Lifeguard



Profile picture of Kate Mislivecek Kate Mislivecek »

Group Fitness Manager



Profile picture of Wes Ruark Wes Ruark »

Program Assistant



Resources

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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 uwwadmit@uww.edu 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 www.acefitness.org/students 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.


Location

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

Contact Us

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