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Perks & Recreation

fitness center west

Students walking on the treadmill in Fitness Center West


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


(206) 685-2260

Kickstart your wellness journey at Fitness Center West (FCW)! Elevate your workout game with cardio and strength equipment, free weights and a range of classes such as grounding yoga, high-energy Zumba and soothing meditation classes. Exclusively for HFS residents, this is your ticket to a healthier you!

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  • Cardio equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes 
  • Strength equipment and free weights 
  • Two large, wood-floored studios  
  • Zumba and meditation classes 
  • One squat rack 
  • Water bottle refill station 
  • Secured entry and exit 
  • Convenient access for residential students 

Meet the team

Patrick Heneghan smiling

Patrick Heneghan

Residence Education Specialist
(206) 616-4138 /

Patrick has worked at the UW since 2017 and has served in various roles within HFS. Patrick earned his BA in Psychology with a minor in English and Film Studies, from Western Washington University, and his M.Ed in Student Affairs Administration from Western Washington University. Patrick oversees the operations of Area 01 and Fitness Center West.