Campus Recreation

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Group Fitness

Group Fitness is a great way to get involved in Campus Recreation. Nationally certified instructors create a safe, effective, and fun exercise environment. Classes are designed to accommodate all fitness levels. Group Fitness Classes are scheduled throughout the day and feature an array of popular workout formats. Choose from a huge variety of formats, we truly do have something for everyone!

For safety, Participants will not be admitted into class after the warm up has been completed. To ensure a pleasant experience for all participants, once a yoga class has begun no one will be admitted. Please arrive early.

At Home Resources

Follow @UNCWFitness on Instagram for daily workouts & tips or youtube for videos.


Here's some National Resources:
  • Start your day off with movement
  • 5 Stretches to "Un-Desk" your body
    • on-line classes may cause you to sit more, make sure to stretch & move throughout the day.
  • Movement Matters! The ACSM physical activity guidelines suggest that adults complete at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75-minutes of vigorous activity weekly. Whether it be a 5-minute walk at multiple points throughout the day, 15-minute bike ride, or 30-minute workout – prioritize movement, it adds up! 
  • View the American Council on Exercise’s “No Equipment” library of exercises. There are over 100 exercises to choose from including both strength and flexibility movements.  
  • Planet Fitness is streaming free “home work-inson their YouTube Channel as a part of their United We Move initiative. 
  • Get outside: bike, walk, run, hike, or kick a soccer ball - make sure to hydrate and wear sunscreen 



Studio Locations

Studio 129 - 1st Floor

Studio 223 - Cycling/2nd Floor

Studio 226/228 - 2nd Floor   

Pool - 1st Floor

Group Fitness Class Policies

  • For safety, participants will not be admitted into class after the warm-up has been completed*.
  • *Mind/Body classes: To ensure a pleasant experience for all participants, once a class has begun, no one will be admitted. Please arrive early!
  • In order to ensure the safety of participants, class size is limited depending on class type and equipment used. Please refer to the class capacity list.
  • If you have any injuries or need a modification for an exercise, please talk to your instructor before class begins and let them know of any restrictions. They will be glad to assist you. 
  • Appropriate group fitness clothing and footwear is required. Street clothes such as jeans, khakis, dress pants, or anything with zippers, buttons, or belts are prohibited.
  • No gum, food, or beverages are allowed, except for water in a sealable plastic container.
  • Participants 16 years and older may use Group Fitness.
  • Only authorized Seahawk Fitness Team Members are trained to use the audiovisual system in the studios.
  • Campus Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please secure your personal belongings in a locker prior to exercising.
  • Participants are encouraged to regularly monitor their own workout intensity and take water breaks frequently.
  • For your safety, please refrain from using your cell phone once class begins, please also set to silent. 
  • Please show respect to your instructor and fellow participants.
  • The instructor reserves the right to ask a participant to leave should these policies not be followed. 

Cycling Studio Policies

  • Water bottles and towels are recommended for cycling classes.
  • Cycling classes are limited to 21 participants using the Keiser M3+ Cycles.
  • Keiser M3+ Cycles come with SPD cycling shoe clips. Cycling shoes are not provided but you may use your own.
  • To offer ADA compliance, two additional Matrix Krank (arm ergometers) Cycles are also available. Please see the instructor to set up the Krank Cycles.
  • Wipe down bikes after use.
  • If you are a first time participant please arrive early and ask the instructor for assistance in setting up your cycle.

The Department of Campus Recreation reserves the right to cancel or change the class the schedule at any time based on class participation. Hours may vary during holidays, breaks, exams, and summer sessions. The instructor reserves the right to ask a participant to leave if policies are not followed