The Wade King Student Recreation Center offers numerous opportunities for you to raise or keep your current fitness level. Whether you want a one-on-one session with a personal trainer, to experience the many group fitness classes such as pilates, yoga, martial arts, or strength training, you will find many opportunities to maintain or increase your level of physical health and wellness at the Student Recreation Center.
The Student Recreation Center features two cardio workout areas with a wide array of equipment, two group fitness rooms and a three-lane indoor track on the second floor as well as a state-of-the art weight room on the first floor!
Summer Quarter 2015 Fitness Announcements
X Pass Group Fitness
The X Pass is a social and fun way to never get bored with your fitness routine. These group fitness classes allow participants to follow repetitive strength and cardio conditioning routines.
The X Pass provides flexibility, multiple options and unlimited access. All X Pass classes will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participating capacities are based on room size, the availability of equipment and instructor discretion.
The X Pass is good for any classes on the schedule posted below. Show your pass to the instructor prior to class, and have fun!
The cost for an X Pass for Summer Quarter is $28. Purchase yours at the Student Recreation Center front desk starting June 29!
Convenient pocket-size printed class schedules are available for free at the Student Recreation Center front desk and other various locations in the facility.
12:10 Fitness Express
For those with a busy schedule, we are offering special Fitness Express classes starting at 12:10pm and lasting up to 50 minutes. And best of all, these classes are absolutely free for our members!
Click here to view a listing of Fitness Express classes for Summer Quarter.
If you are busy and can't commit to a quarter-long group fitness schedule, then you can purchase a $5 drop-in pass. This is good for any of the X Pass group fitness classes.
Just purchase your pass at the Student Recreation Center front desk and show the receipt to your instructor!
At the start of each quarter, the Student Recreation Center holds a fitness class Demo Week. All classes are free during Demo Week! We don’t want you to buy a service you’ve never experienced, so come try out the classes we offer for free! Our next Demo Week will take place a the start of Fall Quarter from September 28 to October 4.
Remember, during this week all the classes will be very crowded, but please be patient as everyone is getting the opportunity to experience our programs. The second week of classes is always calmer.
By the second week of classes either you need to have purchased an Group X Pass and show it for admittance into all Group X Pass classes, or have purchased a $5 single-use drop-in pass.
Individual Class Announcements
- Fitness classes for Summer Quarter have now ended. Fall Quarter fitness classes will begin the week of September 28.
Lunchtime is a great time to visit the Student Recreation Center, because all our fitness classes around that time are absolutely free for our members thanks to our Fit Express program! We have a limited selection of free fitness classes during the summer:
Among our wide array of group fitness classes, we are pleased to offer frequent Zumba classes at the Student Recreation Center. Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party.
Zumba Fitness classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among returning students.
Here are our Zumba class offerings for Summer Quarter:
Instructional Class Policies
- Lines will not be allowed to form outside the classrooms until 30 minutes prior to the start of class.
- Please note that absolutely no refunds will be given at any time.
- X Passes are non-transferable.
- If you lose your pass, please contact Ron Arnold by email at Ron.Arnold@wwu.edu.
We are pleased to offer personal training services to Student Recreation Center members at affordable rates. To learn more about the benefits of utilizing a personal trainer, view this brochure.
Find out more about how a personal training program can help you achieve your fitness goals by clicking here.
New Equipment & Classes at the Rec Center
One of our newest pieces of equipment at the Student Recreation Center is the Synrgy360 training hub located in the cardio workout area on the second floor. The Synrgy360 can help users of any fitness level achieve a variety of a goals, such as cardiovascular endurance, strength, coordination, agility and more! Click here to watch a video of the Synrgy360 in action.
For a selection of videos demonstrating the many exercises possible with the Synrgy360, visit the LifeFitness Training website.
The Student Recreation Center features personal lockers in a variety of locations, available for both long-term rentals (for a fee) and day use (complimentary). Click here for more information.
Exercise Equipment Orientations
If you are interested in finding out more about the Student Recreation Center's fitness equipment with a free orientation, please e-mail Ron.Arnold@wwu.edu.
Orientations are available by appointment only on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 9:00pm and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm.