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Experience Recreation
Crest Fitness Center


Academic Year Hours
Monday-Thursday: 6:00AM-12:00AM
Friday: 6:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM-8:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM-12:00AM

Spring Break Schedule
March 17th: Closes at 3:00PM
March 18th-25th: Closed
March 26th: 3:00PM-12:00AM
March 27th: Normal Schedule Resumes


Crest Wellness Center

The University Recreation Fitness Center is located on upper campus in the Crest Wellness Building. This state-of-the-art facility provides any fitness enthusiast with ample offerings for the ultimate workout. The Center features: a contemporary atmosphere, a scenic view overlooking the Chippewa Valley, five flat screen televisions featuring the Broadcast Vision entertainment package, large free weight and cardio rooms, locker and shower facilities, and a massage room. Hardware includes: Cybex and Paramount selectorized equipment, extensive free weight equipment, treadmills, Precor and Reebok elliptical steppers, recumbent and upright bikes, stairclimbers, Nordic Tracks, and a rowing machine.


Ready to get serious about your health and fitness goals? Check out Fit4Life!
Also check out the Fit4Life poster for more details on what is offered through this program! 

Couch to 5k Challenge

Couch to 5k Challenge
Get yourself ready for the Shamrock Shuffle 5k! All participants will receive a retro Shamrock Shuffle T-shirt!

How to participate: 1. Join the FREE 5 week, Couch to 5k Challenge and view the easy to follow training schedule. The schedule begins on February 6th. The goal is to
ready yourself to walk or run the Shamrock Shuffle on March 11th.
2. Sign up for the Shamrock Shuffle 5k by Feb 23rd to guarantee yourself a race shirt.
3. All Couch to 5k participants will receive a retro Shamrock Shuffle 5k t-shirt!
4. Once you register- we will send you the training schedule and contact you for your t-shirt size

Shamrock Shuffle 5k

March 11th 2017 on Upper Campus
Register by Feb 23rd to receive a race t-shirt
Teams will receive a custom long sleeve t-shirt. Largest team will receive $150 to Mancino’s Pizza
Event details and registration information can be found at or by calling 715-836-3377. You can also register online at

Where to Get a Membership

All Fitness Center memberships may be purchased at the Recreation Office in Hilltop 105,at the McPhee Information Desk 207E, or Online at our Online Registration Portal

Special Needs

If you have any special needs and would like to participate in any of the activities/programs detailed here, please contact Brittany Wold.