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Fitness Center West

Residents working out 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 and residential conference guests only.
  • Registration is now open for Summer 2019 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 and conference guests

Hours of operation

Summer Hours
Monday–Friday, 6 am–9 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 7 am–7 pm

Fitness Center West group fitness classes

There are a few ways to register for a class:

For students:

  • Summer quarter unlimited class passes are available for purchase with a credit card on our website. For $40/quarter you may attend as many FCW classes as you’d like. If you plan to attend one or more classes per week, this is the best option for you!
  • Quarterly unlimited class passes are available for purchase with a credit card on our website. For $80/quarter you may attend as many FCW classes as you’d like. If you plan to attend two or more classes per week, this is the best option for you!
  • Individual classes may be purchased online with a credit card for $6 per class.
  • If you’d like to pay using your Husky Card, you may register and pay at the FCW reception desk prior to the start of the class. 

For conference guests:

  • Individual classes may be purchased in person prior to the start of class with a credit card for $6.
  • Long-term conference guests are also eligible to purchase a summer quarter unlimited class pass for $40/quarter at the FCW desk.

Summer quarter class offerings

Barre 
Monday at 6:15pm
Instructor: Shannon Slevin

Barre is a fusion of yoga, Pilates, strength training, and ballet. A full-body, low-impact workout that uses isometric movements to target specific muscle groups. Barre will help improve your posture, strength, balance, and flexibility.

Boot Camp
Wednesday and Friday at 6:30 am
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 beginner stage, as well.

Pilates
Monday at 5:00 pm
Instructor: Shannon Slevin

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
Tuesday at 7:30 pm
Instructor: 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
Thursday at 7:00 pm
Instructor: Claire Yuan

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.‚Äč

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

More info

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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.