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 also features a wide variety of state-of-the-art weight and cardio equipment!
Fall 2013 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 Group 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, including the water aerobics class given space is available. Show your pass to the instructor prior to class, and have fun.
The cost for an X Pass for Fall Quarter is now only $30 for the remainder of the quarter! Purchase yours at the Recreation Center front desk.
A printable version of this quarter's fitness schedule is also available for your convenience.
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 Fall 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 Group X Pass 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! Demo Week for Winter Quarter 2014 will be announced soon.
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
- The 4:30pm Spin class on Sunday, Dec. 8 has been cancelled.
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! All of our fitness classes start the week of September 30. Our Fall Quarter schedule of Noon hour free group fitness classes may be viewed below:
|Intro to Weights||12:05-12:40pm||Mon/Wed/Fri||222-A/201-B|
|Synrgy 360||12:10-12:40pm||Mon/Wed/Fri||Cardio West|
|Viking X-Fit||12:10-12:55pm||Tues/Thurs||MAC Gym|
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.
Zumba Toning (denoted with an asterisk below) combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and thighs.
Our Fall Quarter Zumba class offerings are posted below:
Note: Bold Denotes a Zumba Toning class.
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.
- Group 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. For a limited time, you'll receive one free personal training session after completing our pre-activity questionnaire!
New Equipment at the Rec Center
New for the 2013 academic year, we have added a Synrgy360 training hub to the cardio workout area on the second floor of the Student Recreation Center. The Synrgy360 can help users of any fitness level achieve a variety of a goals, such as cardiovascular endurance, strength, coordination, agility and more! Watch a video of the Synrgy360 in action:
We are also excited to offer a group fitness class during Fall Quarter to showcase all of the activities possible with the Synrgy360:
Class description: An intense but fun full-body circuit training workout that takes only 30 minutes. Train in a small group with a certified personal trainer utilizing our state-of-the-art Synrgy360 training system. Train with kettlebells, TRX suspension trainers, bodyweight movements, cable pulleys, battling ropes, and more. Modifications can be made for any fitness level and workout is self-paced. Class limited to 15 participants to maintain low student to instructor ratio.
Class Times: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays at 12:10-12:40pm and 4:00-4:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.