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Group Fitness


Fun and energizing group workouts.

Choose from a wide variety of class formats to stay motivated as you pursue your fitness goals. Our instructors provide modifications and progressions for all fitness levels.

New! Online reservations

We are now offering online registration for all Train360, Cycling, and Rhythm Ride classes instead of tickets. Deep Water participants do not need to pick up a ticket; please bring your Wiscard to the pool deck to be checked in. Online registration is not required, but it is strongly encouraged in order to secure your spot in class. Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to register and cancel classes.

Register here for Train360 and Cycling classes

If you are experiencing problems or have questions about registering online, please call our Member Services staff at (608) 262-3742.

  • Online reservation policies

    Registration Policy

    • Student Group Fitness Pass or Affiliate Group Fitness Pass required for registration, except during Free Group Fitness weeks and Stress Relief Week
    • Registration opens 48 hours prior to class start time and will close 1 minute prior to start time

    Check-in & Cancellation Policy:

    • Check-in for class is required and begins 15 minutes before class and ends 5 minutes before class starts
    • Any reserved spots that are not claimed at least 5 minutes before class will be given to drop-in participants
    • Please bring your Wiscard or Rec Sports membership card to check in
    • Check-in begins 15 minutes before class and ends 5 minutes before class
    • Participants can cancel their registration for class online up to 2 hours prior to the class start time
    • A participant with a “no show” or “late cancellation” will be assessed a $5 fee and will be suspended from registering for future Rec Sports programs and classes until the fee is paid



Today’s Classes

SPRING SCHEDULE (January 22 – May 3)



Please note that the Group Fitness program is subject to changes and breaks due to the academic and campus calendar.


Purchase a Group Fitness Pass for unlimited access to our Group Fitness classes. Passes are sold online or at Nat Member Services Office. Rec Sports Membership required for purchase. Please note that the Group Fitness program is subject to changes and breaks due to the academic and campus calendar.

Drop-in $5
Fall 2018
August 27 – December 20
Spring 2019
December 21 – May 10
Summer 2019
May 11 – August 25
Fall + Spring 
August 27 – May 10
Spring + Summer
December 21 – August 25
Fall + Spring + Summer
August 27, 2018 – August 25, 2019
Guest Audit Students included.
Drop-in $5
1-Month $15
4-Month $35
8-Month $60
12-Month $85
  • Group Fitness Policies
    • Participants must be 18 years or older to participate in Group Fitness classes.
    • Athletic footwear is required for all Group Fitness classes except Yoga, Powerflow, and Deep Water classes.
    • Group Cycling and Deep Water participants must pick up a class ticket at the Natatorium Member Services Office up to 30 minutes prior to the start of class. Limit one per person. Present your ticket to the instructor upon entry to class. Cycling classes are limited to 28 riders.
    • Classes in Room 1065 are limited to 49 participants.
    • A minimum of five participants is required for all classes to be held.

Group Fitness Outreach Services

Arrange a private Group Fitness class.

We offer private group fitness classes for UW student organizations, UW residence halls and UW departments. Request a class in our facilities (internal event) or in a space provided by your group (external event).

Please visit the Reservations & Rentals page to review the policies, the rental rates and to fill out the special event request form. Questions about reservations and rentals can be sent to