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.

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This 30 minute class follows the format of Group Strength but targets the lower body. It is designed to tone and tighten everything below the belt!

Come and get the workout of your life! This class is designed to push you to the limit of your cardiovascular fitness. Low-impact, but high intensity! Water bottles are required. Located in the University Fitness Center, basement of Wells Hall. Reservations are highly recommended. (60 minute format)

*Call ahead to reserve a spot: 262.472.1260*

This FREE 15 minute abs class is open to everyone. A fun and challenging way to tighten and tone your tummy!

A combination class featuring 30 minutes of Insanity® followed by 30 minutes of PiYo® (60 minute format).

New to strength training or looking to CHANGE UP your CURRENT ROUTINE? Group Strength offers a non-intimidating environment to help shape your body! (45 minute format)

A fun-filled, action packed cardio based, total-body conditioning workout that provides a wide range of modifications for all levels of fitness. (30 minute format)

Calm your mind, settle your body and find a softer focus to your day in this 20-30 minute guided meditation session. All experience levels are welcome as we transcend into a deep rest while bringing your mind to higher state of self-awareness, recharging yourself mentally and physically.

Total-body strength and cardio-conditioning workouts inspiring group camaraderie to help people achieve their desired fitness levels. (45 minute format).

An athletic blend of Yoga, Pilates, strength conditioning, flexibility and dynamic balance movements and poses. (60 minute format)

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced stepper, this tried and true fitness staple uses basic to advanced step moves to challenge all levels of participants. (45 minute format)

This functional strength class offers a challenging and motivational environment to push your body to its limits! (45 minute format)

This 45-minute class combines TRX suspension training with cardio circuits for an exciting, well-rounded workout. Prepare for a class that will help improve strength, balance, flexibility, core stability and endurance!

This new format combines 20 minutes of strength training, with 20 minutes of high intensity cardio and sport based movements, followed by 20 minutes of Yoga. (60 minute format)

TRX® leverages gravity and body weight, activating your core to help strengthen and increase range of motion throughout your body. *User's hands and feet are supported by a single anchor point while the opposite end of the body is in contact with the floor.* (45 minute format)

The most outrageously fun class that takes Kickboxing to a whole new level! Specially choreographed music and routines allow for an easy to learn workout that is challenging and upbeat. (45 minute format)

Connect your mind and body while promoting muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. "Lengthening while strengthening!" Namaste! (45 or 60 minute format, Yoga+is a 75 minute format)


  • Fitness memberships or a group fitness pass is REQUIRED to enter all classes except core complete and glute fusion. These two classes are free
  • For your own safety as well as being considerate of other members where space is limited, back-to-back class participation is limited to only two one-hour classes, of which one must include yoga. For example, you may participate in a Turbokick (R) class, core complete, followed by yoga. You may not participate in a Turbokick (R) class and then take a cycling class. You may participate in a yoga class at noon AND a Turbokick (R) class at night
  • Cycling classes are held in University Fitness, in the basement of Wells Hall (water is required)
  • Aqua classes are held in the Williams Center pool
  • Classes will be canceled within 10 minutes if no participants show

Warhawk Fitness Indoor Cycling Sign-Up Policy

  • There will be a sign-up sheet at the University front desk for EACH CYCLING CLASS
  • Participants can sign up THAT DAY ONLY either by calling University Fitness (262-472-1260) or signing up in-person
  • One person can sign up per phone call or in-person sign up. Spouses may sign each other up within the same phone call
  • The studio will stay closed and will be monitored by the University Fitness supervisor. 15 minutes prior to the class, the University Fitness supervisor will start allowing registered participants to check in and enter the class. Even if you are on the sign-up sheet, there are no saving bikes at any time (prior to 15 minutes)
  • All registered participants must be in the studio five minutes prior to class, otherwise the bikes will open up to people on a waiting list

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Are you a high energy person looking for a high energy job that is both fun and rewarding?

Learn how to teach group fitness and cycling classes through a comprehensive training series! No previous experience necessary. Learn how to count music, cue moves, teach multiple formats, and teach proper form and technique. Series serves as a foundation to seek national group fitness certification and prepare you for a semester of team teaching with our current instructors. This training series begins one week before school begins EACH semester AFTER you have been hired.

Rec Sports hires instructors each semester through a multiple-interview process. Whether you are inexperienced or are already an instructor and would like to teach for RecSports, go to the Rec Sports Employment Page for updated hiring timelines, job description and online application.Fall interviews and auditions will take place during early November (to be hired for the Spring semester). Spring interviews and auditions will take place shortly after spring break (to be hired for the Summer/Fall semester).

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