Fitness | Recreational Services
University of Iowa

Members are welcome to visit one of the four fitness centers on campus for an individual workout on state-of-the-art fitness equipment. One-on-one or small group personal training options are available if you would like more assistance. Group fitness along with Mind and Body classes are offered throughout the day in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and the Field House. 

Group Fitness

With nearly 90 classes to choose from during the fall and spring semesters and a busy summer schedule, there is no shortage of classes to choose from! Check out the group fitness schedule for more information about class descriptions, times and locations, meet our instructors and much more! Group fitness classes are included with your membership.

Become a Group Fitness Instructor

    Personal Training

    The vision of the Personal Training Program is to facilitate the process of helping people make themselves better by improving their quality of life and physical fitness. Our mission is to offer our clients an enjoyable, motivation-filled, custom, productive, smart and engaged experience by receiving coaching by a well-trained, nationally certified personal training team.  Learn more about hiring a trainer and fill out a registration form online.

    Starting May 12th, you must be a Recreational Services Member to purchase and use personal training sessions. 

    Specialty Programs/Events

    Throughout the year, we offer a variety of special fitness programs and events for different audiences and interests including events, workshops, fitness series, and more. See our current offerings here.

    Hire an Instructor

    Looking for a fun activity for your organization or group? Hire a group exercise instructor! Hire instructors for a variety of different classes and group sizes from 10 to 100.

    Contact Us

    Pat Kutcher
    Associate Director, Fitness & Wellness
    Angela Charsha-Harney
    Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness
    Matt Stancel
    Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness