Boxing Room | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

The boxing training room is located in room 481 includes the following equipment:

  • Everlast bags: 125-pound heavy bag
  • 3 Muay Thai bags for kicking and punching 
  • Angle bag
  • Wrecking ball bag
  • Teardrop bag
  • Double-end striking bag
  • 2 adjustable speed bags
  • 3 chin-up stations with TRX & battle ropes

The room will accommodate open recreation drop-in usage, scheduled group fitness classes, and academic classes. 

Boxing Room Rules

We ask that all individuals using the boxing training room follow the boxing room rules: 

  1. Recreational Services and Academics have scheduling priority. Patrons may utilize the room when it is not reserved. 
  2. Hand wraps and/or gloves are required while using bags and are available for purchase at the Member Services desk.
  3. Accessories, such as Martial Arts weapons, are not permitted for hitting bags.
  4. Sparring and wrestling are not permitted.
  5. Jewelry and watches are not permitted on hands or wrists while using the bags.
  6. Footwear must be clean and non-marking. Athletic footwear only. 
  7. Cuts or abrasions must be covered.
  8. Wipe down equipment after use. 
  9. Shirts are always required.
  10. Report broken equipment and/or unsafe conditions to Recreational Services staff.
  11. Weights are not permitted in the room.
  12. Equipment must always stay in the room. Do not remove bags from mounts.
  13. No food or drinks, other than water, are permitted.
  14. Users must be 14 years of age or older to use the room.
  15. Fee-based private lessons can only be provided by Recreational Services staff.
  16. Treat this equipment with respect and do not damage the equipment by improper use. 
  17. Violation of any rules may result in removal from the facility.