Tide Strong offers year-round programming designed to improve your physical well-being AND strengthen your fitness knowledge. Fitness programs, certification courses, instructional workshops and more foster community, sharing, learning and progress through exercise and wellness opportunities.

To register online, please visit the UREC SHOP. You will be contacted via email to discuss any details pertaining to the class before the first class meeting. If you are interested in employment with University Recreation’s Fitness Services, you will need to complete the training specific to your area of employment interest. To apply for positions with Fitness Services, please visit our employment opportunities page.

Saturday Workshops

Join Tide Strong for a fun Saturday workshop. Each workshop is free of charge with an active UREC membership and will only meet once. Registration for each workshop will open 15 days in advance. Check out the list below for the workshops offered this semester.  

Date Time Class Location Instructor 
1/21 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mantra Yoga Miles Studio Michela 
1/28 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. How To Plan A Workout Multi Activity Room Emily & Hannah 
2/411 - 11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. TRX Studio B Emily & Hannah 
2/18 11 - 11:45 a.m. TWENTY2 Cycle Studio Hannah 
3/411 a.m. - 12 p.m. EXPO20 Studio B TBD 
4/111 - 11:45 a.m. AquaDAZE Indoor Pool TBD 
4/22 11 - 11:45 a.m. DAZE Party Studio A Whitney & Friends 
Register here!

Personal Training Prep Course

Want to become a certified personal trainer? This ten-week blended learning course teaches all the necessary skills to become an effective personal trainer AND pass the personal trainer certification.

Learning outcomes include:

  • personalized program design
  • client assessment
  • exercise instruction and proper form
  • anatomy and physiology of exercise

Dates: Feb. 8 – April 19

Register Here!

Yoga Level 1 : Foundations

Level One is your first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher. This training is available for anyone who wants to teach yoga or simply deepen their practice.

Dates: Feb. 25 – 26
Use code FBL1 to save $150.

Register here!

Bod Pod Body Composition Assessment

Bod Pod Consultation

An assessment of body composition through the use of air displacement. The Bod Pod is a non-invasive procedure that requires the individual to sit quietly for approximately 45 seconds in a specially designed chamber. The Bod Pod is one of the most accurate measures of body composition that provides a breakdown of your body fat and lean muscle mass.

How to Schedule a Bod Pod Assessment:

  1. If you are a currently a member at the Student Recreation Center, you can purchase the assessment online at the UREC Shop. For non-members, please visit the Membership Office or call them at 205-348-5140.
  2. After you have purchased the assessment, you will be contacted by Fitness Services for scheduling.