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Fitness Center West

Residents attending a yoga class in Fitness Center West

Fitness Center West, FCW, located in Elm Hall, is a large fitness facility that also houses our campus Health and Wellness office. This facility offers cardio equipment, free weights and strength equipment. Group fitness classes are available in the two large fitness studios.

  • This facility is open to HFS residents only.
  • Registration is now open for Fall 2018 classes. 

Amenities

  • Cardio equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes

  • Strength equipment and free weights
  • Two large, wood-floored studios for fitness and wellness classes
  • Water bottle refill station
  • Secured entry and exit
  • Convenient access for residential students

Hours of Operation

Academic Year Hours
Monday–Friday, 7 am–11 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 10 am–8 pm

How to Register for a Fitness Center West Class

There are two ways to register:

  • Online using a credit card
  • At the FCW reception desk using your Husky card

Fall Quarter Class Offerings

Boot Camp
Instructor: Manny Dunham

Boot camp is circuit training mixed in with HITT style training. Most of the movements performed will be a mix of metabolic training (Fast movements with shorter rest periods to raise the metabolism process) and core movements focusing on the stabilizing muscles of the body. The workouts are very intense, but geared for everyone, with modifications for every movement which caters to the advanced, average, and the beginners stage, as well.

Kickboxing
Instructor: Vanessa Munoz

The FCW Kickboxing program is a fun and energizing class giving participants a fast-paced cardio workout that incorporates moderate impact techniques. This class provides opportunities for increasing cardio and strength stamina, in addition to learning basic kickboxing skills with heavy boxing bags combined with shadow cardio kickboxing.

Pilates
Instructor: Shannon Slevista

Pilates is a great way to develop strength and stability. Working on our core muscles, posture and toning out those muscles. A lot of exercises are isometric movements where we focus on control while conditioning our bodies.

Yoga Time
Instructors: Shannon Slevista, Katrina Knutson, Miloni Desai

Your instructor will lead at a flow that all can learn from, and progress from, down the line. You'll focus on alignment and she'll work to be sure you feel strong in your flow, no matter what level you are.

Zumba
Instructors: Claire Yuan, Regan Gallo

Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance, giving you a great full body workout without even realizing it. It is a great way to stay active while doing something that is easy to enjoy.

Reserve a Fitness Center West Studio

  • At least half of your group must be HFS residential students. All patrons in your reservation must sign in through the card-swipe system.
  • You may reserve a studio up to three times per quarter.
  • You may reserve a studio for up to two hours at a time.
  • Fitness Center West classes have priority for studio usage. You may check the class schedule on each studio door.​

Fitness Center West Staff

Fitness Center West Front Desk
Phone: 206-685-2260  Email:  fcwest@uw.edu

Specialist for West Campus Operations: Katherine Glesser
Phone: 206-616-4138
Email: kglesser@uw.edu

Student Lead: Sara Westhoff

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  • Interested in working at Fitness Center West? Apply online at HFS Student Jobs and you may be contacted for an interview as vacancies arise.