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Experience Recreation
Crest Fitness Center


Academic Year Hours (begin Sept 3rd)
Monday-Thursday: 6:00AM-12:00AM
Friday: 6:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM-8:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM-12:00AM

Thanksgiving Hours
Wednesday, Nov 23rd: 6:00AM-1:00PM
11/24-11/26: Closed
Sunday, Nov 27th: 3:00PM - 12:00AM


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.

Free Trial Period

UWEC Students, Faculty and Staff can use both campus fitness centers for free September 1st through September 11th. Participants MUST show their Blugold ID and sign a waiver at the front desk. Memberships will be enforced February 1st. Check out our poster for more information!


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Also check out the Fit4Life poster for more details on what is offered through this program!

Pump Challenge

Join the pump challenge for an opportunity to win a free gym membership. Check out the Pump Challenge! Click here for more information.

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.