Recreation Sports & Facilities

Warhawk Fitness & Aquatics

Warhawk Fitness and Aquatics aims to create an inviting, uplifting and eye opening experience for UW-Whitewater students, faculty/staff, members and guests. We strive in providing a comfortable, safe and fun environment that empowers participants with self-confidence to promote overall well-being of mind, body and soul.

Warhawk Fitness memberships include access to the Williams Center Weight Room, University Fitness (located in the basement of Wells Hall), and all Group Fitness and Cycling classes. Memberships are available to purchase for UW-Whitewater students and faculty staff, as well as community members, For all UW-Whitewater students, fitness is a choice. Students would need to purchase a Warhawk Fitness membership to be able to access the above locations. For community members and additional family members who are interested in accessing the fitness facilities and programs can purchase either a Fitness or Gold membership, age restrictions do apply. During the academic year, all membership holders must 18 years or older. However during the summer months (May, June, July and August), those who are 15 - 17 years of age may purchase a membership with parent or guardian consent and signature.

Access to the Williams Center Pool for Open Swim is available for all current UW-Whitewater students and faculty/staff with an active HawkCard for free. Community members and additional family members can purchase a Gold or Silver membership to gain access to the pool during designated open swim times. Age restrictions also apply.

Guest passes are also available and are considered an all-access membership pass for the day. Age restrictions would apply.

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

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Push Up Party! By: Ethan Maurice

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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


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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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Student Manager University Fitness Center

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Student Weight Room Manager

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Group Fitness Manager


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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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