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Seahawk Fitness

Seahawk Fitness provides structured and non-structured programs and a quality facility with a diverse selection of equipment to cultivate a positive social atmosphere and exercise experience that enhances the UNCW community's overall holistic wellbeing.

New Barre Installed for Group Fitness!

Join us for Barre classes Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Be sure to sign up at the Facility Services Desk in the Student Recreation Center up to one hour before class starts to receive a wrist band to attend!

Sign up for Barre up to one hour before class at the Facility services desk - classes are Tuesday and Thursday form 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

Train to be a Trainer and Fitness Instructor Training 

Seahawk Fitness hosts preparation courses for the American Council on Exercise Personal Training and Group Fitness Instructor exams as a stand-alone, non-credit course. This prep course can be used solely to prepare for the certification exams or as a method of application for the Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor positions with Seahawk Fitness. The course costs $170.00 and includes a copy of the manual, a practice exam, and discount code for the certification exam. This course also includes a CPR/First Aid certification through the American Red Cross.

Registration for fall 2018 training courses will begin on Wednesday, August 22nd, in SRC, office 140, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Train to be a Trainer training course will  be held from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning September 5th. For more information, email  or if you are already certified and looking for a Personal Trainer position.

Group Fitness Instructor training course will be held from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning September 4th. For more information, email

Interest Meetings for fall 2018 classes (both held in the Student Recreation Center, room 226):

Train to be a Trainer - August 29th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. 

Group Fitness Instructor - August 30th at 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.

BOD POD & Fitness Assessments

Interested in learning more about your fitness level and your body? Sign up for a fitness assessment! You can find out exactly what you want to know about yourself fitness related including: Bodyfat %, Muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory health, and much more! Find out more here.

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