Educational Opportunities

We provide interactive learning opportunities throughout the year. Whether you are interested in becoming a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, or just interested in expanding your fitness knowledge, we have a variety of courses that will strengthen your understanding of fitness and wellness.


Fit2BTide is a radio talk show on WVUA FM 90.7 about wellness and other health-related topics hosted by Dr. John Jackson, University Recreation Associate Director of Fitness, Research & Assessment and Sheena Gregg, Assistant Director of Student Health Education and Prevention at The University of Alabama.

Group Exercise Schedule

Don’t know when or where your favorite group exercise class will be? We’ve got you covered! Here you can find the schedule for over a hundred group exercise classes a week provided by University Recreation.

Group Exercise Class Descriptions

DAZE, Hips Butts and Guts, Gentle Yoga, and more! Here you can find an in-depth description of each group exercise class offered by University Recreation.

Personal Training and Assessment

We provide a wide variety of personal training and fitness assessment opportunities. From individual training sessions to body composition testing, we have a service that will cater to your health and fitness goals.

Pilates Reformer

No matter what your age or condition, it will work for you! Pilates improves core strength, flexibility, agility and balance. It can even help alleviate back pain and other chronic ailments.