Fitness Center: Making exercise a part of your life

Our center is open to the public and offers membership. We offer a wide range of exercise and physical activity programs for beginners to competitive athletes.

Classes and programs

Pool and land-based offerings

The Fitness Center offers a wide range of exercise and physical activity options. Our staff is trained to work with both medical and athletic conditions.

Join us for a class or become a member of the facility. All programs offered through our Fitness Center are open to the public. No affiliation to UW Health or the University of Wisconsin is needed. Anyone from age 15 to 90 is welcome.

Classes
Yoga class

We offer a wide variety of classes, from yoga and qigong to Master’s swim and HIIT. Whether you are new to exercise or looking for new challenges, we will help you achieve your goals.

Classes are open to the public and typically offered in three sessions: Fall, winter/spring and summer. You do not need to be a UW Health patient or a Fitness Center member.

Register for a class

What makes the UW Health Fitness Center different from other gyms is that we are a medically based facility — which means that we approach exercise and physical activity from a medical perspective. From working with clients who have medical and athletic conditions to staying in regular contact with participants’ health care providers, we develop a program focused on your unique needs.

Our facility offers:

  • Ample floor space

  • Walking track

  • Open environment

  • Aerobic equipment

  • Strength equipment

  • Stretching area

  • Warm water pool

  • Lap pool

  • Natural light

Fitness Center exercise area

Our facility includes two pools to meet the fitness and rehabilitative needs of our members, class participants and patients. These pools are available to members or by enrolling in one of our many aquatic classes.

Membership

When you become a member of the Fitness Center, you will have access to both the fitness and aquatic centers. Our staff will work with you to meet your needs, and you'll have access to all equipment, plus the walking track and warm pool.

If you are interested in a Fitness Center membership, call (608) 263-7936 or stop by to register.

  • Assessment and consultation with an exercise specialist

  • Personalized plan

  • One-on-one appointments with staff

  • Free follow-up fitness testing and consultation

  • Access anytime the facility is open

  • More exercise choices

  • Personalized programming and instruction

  • No long-term contracts

  • Fitness classes are half-price for members

Membership fees

The initial fitness evaluation fee is $150 and includes one month of unlimited use of the Fitness Center and lap pool. After one month, members are welcome to extend their membership with any of the following options:

  • One month: $105 ($89.25*)

  • Three months: $275 ($233.75*)

  • Six months: $475 ($403.75*)

  • Nine months: $640 ($544*)

  • One year: $815 ($692.75*)

Rates subject to change

* Discounted fees available to all current employees of UW Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and businesses located in University Research Park. Proof of employment is required to receive discount.

Family members must be at least 15 years old and live in the same household.

  • One month: $175 ($148.75*)

  • Three months: $465 ($395.25*)

  • Six months: $815 ($692.75*)

  • Nine months: $1,155 ($981.75*)

  • One year: $1,390

Rates subject to change

* Discounted fees available to all current employees of UW Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and businesses located in University Research Park. Proof of employment is required to receive discount.

Location

How to find us

The Fitness Center's hours are:

  • Monday–Thursday: 5:45 a.m.–9 p.m.

  • Friday: 5:45 a.m.–5 p.m.

  • Saturday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Hours are subject to change based on changes in Public Health Madison-Dane County orders, UW Hospitals and Clinics guidance and participation in Fitness Center programming.

  • Research Park ClinicFitness Center
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7936
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    • The UW Health Sports Medicine Fitness Center is a medically based facility that is open to the public. Anyone can sign up for classes, while members can enjoy the fitness center and aquatic center for their exercise needs.

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Meet our team

Working with you

Our Fitness Center staff members have unique professional experience in specialties such as physical therapy, athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation, performance sport, diabetes management and coaching.

All staff have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology or a related field, with many staff members having advanced degrees. Our team is dedicated to helping you find a program that is suited to your specific health and medical situation, goals and interests, schedule, lifestyle and motivational and support needs.

Working together allows us to provide each participant with the best service possible.

Get registered and get moving

Register for a class