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.

Summer Heat

Start your summer off right with Tide Strong’s Summer Heat 6-week Fitness Program. Each workout is led by a nationally certified Personal Trainer and designed to help you achieve your fitness goals and have fun in the process. Fire up your calorie-burning in a well-balanced approach including resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, and flexibility. Suitable for all fitness levels!

Registration Open: 5/24 – 6/2
Program Dates: 6/6 – 7/18*
Workout times: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 a.m. OR 5:30 p.m.
*Sessions will not meet on Tuesday, July 4

Register here!

Tide Strong Workshops

Join Tide Strong for a fun 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.

6/5/20235:30 - 6:45 p.m.Monday Mindfulness FlowMiles StudioAlison
6/15/20235:30 - 6:45 p.m.Mantra YogaMiles StudioMichela
6/23/20235:30 - 6:15 p.m.PULSEStudio AGeorgia
6/30/20235:30 - 6:45 p.m.Yoga NidraMiles StudioNina
6/29/20236:15 - 7 p.m.AquaDAZEOutdoor PoolSara-Margaret
7/10/20235:30 - 6:30 p.m.Hatha YogaMiles StudioCathy E.
7/20/20235:30 - 6:45 p.m.Ashtanga RemixMiles StudioMichela
7/27/20236:15 - 7 p.m.AquaDAZEOutdoor PoolSara-Margaret
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.