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Group Fitness

Group Fitness Classes are FREE for all UWRF Students.  UWRF Faculty/Staff who purchase a Falcon Center membership may also attend classes at no additional charge.  Spouses, family members, and community are eligible to purchase a Group Fitness pass in addition to the Falcon Center membership in order to attend Group Fitness classes at UWRF. Must be 16 years or older to attend.

Community Membership

Participants must present their UWRF ID or membership card and sign into the computer at the beginning of class.  Pre-registration is available to ensure your space in the class.  Class sizes may be limited based on room capacity or equipment availability.  Course schedule may change without notice.  Stay up-to-date on course changes by following UW-River Falls Campus Recreation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or SnapChat (@uwrfrec). Download our app (UWRF Rec) to view group fitness schedules and to register for classes.


How to Register for Group Fitness Classes:


Course Descriptions


Bootcamp classes are high-intensity classes which use your own body weight, small free weights, exercise balls, resistance bands, and other fitness equipment to workout every part of your body. This class will help build strength, flexibility, and endurance in a fun, motivational atmosphere where fellow participants are as much of a fan of your achievements as the instructor.

Butts and Guts

Butts and Guts is an interval based class which uses the participants body weight, some free weights, and different exercises to mainly focus on the core and lower body.

Cardio Blast

Get ready to burn calories and boost your metabolic rate with this intense, but incredibly fun workout. Cardio Blast is a bodyweight equipment-free high burn-oriented class. It is meant to improve your overall endurance and increase your calorie burn.

Cardio Mix

Cardio Mix is an energetic combination of aerobic and anaerobic cardiovascular conditioning and strength training, using the steps, free weights, resistance tubing, body weight, and exercise balls for a total body workout.

Core Work

This class includes a challenging series of exercises to strengthen core muscles while also providing lengthening stretches for a balanced strong and agile body.  Having a strong core can help alleviate back and shoulder pain, help build functional strength (for pulling, pushing and lifting, for example), and give you better overall balance and agility.  Improve your posture and build core muscle groups through a variety of exercises designed to strengthen your abdomen and back muscles while increasing your flexibility. Walk taller, feel stronger.  And don’t worry – this class isn’t just sit-ups. Our highly-trained instructors will show you plenty of new moves that work muscle groups you didn’t even know you had. 


Cycling is an aerobic class that offers low impact workout with an amazing cardio and endurance results.  All classes are done on brand new stationary bikes.  High-energy music will keep you moving throughout the class, though participants are able to control their own resistance on the bike for easier or harder workouts.

Dance Jam

Dance Jam is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as on breaking a sweat. Trendy instructors teach you to move with attitude through this 60-minute class. So grab a friend, get front and center, and get high on the feeling of dance.


Work the obliques, plus ab muscles you never knew you had, with Hard-Core exercises that deliver the results endless crunches cannot.  Doing core workouts and building those muscles improves your posture, can relieve back pain, and improves your balance.


This is a fun, high energy, non-contact, fitness class with lots of punching, kicking and floor work.  A great workout for everyone interested in improving their fitness & stamina. This class is flexible to serve the needs of all participants - it will get beginners into shape, it will challenge advanced athletes, & both men & women are welcome! Additional muscle and motion exercises are incorporated to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, & get an awesome workout.


PiYo is a BeachBody workout combining the sculpting benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga.  PiYo is taught at a faster rate to deliver an up-beat, high paced class.

POP Pilates

POP Pilates is a total body, equipment-free workout that sculpts a rock solid core like nothing else can.  POP Pilates uses current pop music to fill the class with energy and is suitable for all levels of fitness!

Power HIIT

This total body, balanced workout is for any fitness level and combines cardio and strength exercises in a interval training format. It masterfully combines the components of resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, and endurance by stimulating both; different energy systems and muscles in each workout segment, changing the focus and activities during every class. You’ll move through a series of drills, stations, and exercises utilizing free weights, med balls, BOSUs, resistance bands, jump ropes, and various fitness equipment.


Tabata training is one of the most popular forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It consists of eight rounds of a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval.  Each segment of 4 minutes has a new exercise or group of exercises.  Every exercise is easily modified to each individuals needs and intensity level.  Each segment may vary from cardio to strength and bodyweight to equipment based. 

Total Tone

Total Tone is all about defining your total body, sculpting every inch from head to toe. You’re going to feel that amazing burn in your arms, abs, legs and butt!  A combination of body sculpting exercises designed to strengthen all areas of the body through the use of light to moderate weights paired with high reps.  The focus of this class is muscular strength and also muscular endurance, which can help you lose weight and ultimately change your body shape.  Suitable for all levels.


Yoga classes follow a mixed-level Vinyasa Flow format which allows students to flow through poses while connecting breathing and movements.  Each class finishes with gentle stretches and relaxation.  Classes are perfect for beginners and advanced participants alike.

Yoga w/ HIIT

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is fun and challenging for all. Yoga is the practice of poses that combines deep, meditative breathing with slow, strengthening movements which is incredibly healthy for your mind, body, and spirit. Fusing these two seemingly different formats together is clearly an effective approach for successful cardiovascular exercise improvement and overall performance, thus, we have “Yoga HITT."


Zumba combines aerobic exercises with energetic dance movements to up-beat hip-hop, samba, salsa, and mambo music.  The choreography is lead by the Zumba instructor; though some people like to add their own flair to the movements for a truly fun, free flowing workout!

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

A105 Falcon Center

(715) 425.4289


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