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Sign up for an equipment orientation to get comfortable using anything we have to offer!

Have you walked in to UREC and are overwhelmed at the equipment options? A Fitness Equipment Orientation may be for you! From various cardio & high, to free weights, and strength training machines, our goal is to help you find your perfect pieces of fitness equipment to exercise in a fun, safe and effective way.

What to Expect

The fitness equipment orientation will be led by a Fitness Specialist. The orientation can be anywhere from 15-30 minutes depending on the goal, and will include a brief walkthrough of our 4 Strength Training & Fitness floors. A few questions will be asked of you to ensure the Fitness Specialist has a good understanding of what your current goals are related to exercise. 

How to Sign Up

You can register in advance for a Fitness Equipment Orientation HERE. Or you can request an orientation when you arrive at UREC by asking the front desk or locating a Fitness Specialist on one of the fitness floors. The Fitness Specialist will be wearing lime green shirts and can be found on the 1st, 2nd, 4th or 5th floor of UREC. 


Quick Information about Fitness Equipment

 University Recreation offers Strength Training and Cardio/High-Intensity Equipment from many major brands!

TRUE, LifeFitness, Precor, Octane Fitness, Schwinn, Concept2, Woodway, Keiser, Matrix, Freemotion, and more!

Various free weight, plate loaded, selectorize and cable machines from LifeFitness, Cybex, Matrix, Free Motion, Human Sport, TechoGym, TRUE Fitness, and The Abs Company. 


Fitness Floor Breakdown


Our first floor has a lot of lifting and selectorized equipment.
1st Floor
  • Free Weights & Cardio/High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Equipment
  • Squat Racks = 18
  • Dumbbells = weights ranging from 2.5lbs up to 130lbs
  • Kettlebells = 24 (weights ranging from 10lbs up to 88lbs)
  • Benches= 4 Standalone plus 4 Hammer Strength Dock N' Lock System
  • Hammer Strength & TRUE Fitness Plate Loaded Machines
  • Smith Machine & Freedom Rack
  • HIIT Equipment, Tire Flip Stations, Battle Ropes, The Slam Wall and More!
2nd Floor
  • Cardio Machines
  • Treadmills 
  • Ellipticals 
  • Bikes
  • StairClimbers/Steppers 
  • Matrix Krank Cycle
  • Rowers from Concept2
  • BoxMaster HIIT
  • _____ Strength Training, Selectorize, and Cable Machines
We refer to this area on the 4th floor as the playground.
4th Floor
  • Cardio Deck with Treadmills, Bikes, and Ellipticals
  • Turf Flooring for Functional Fitness and HIIT Training
  • LifeFitness Synergy 360
  • Torque Fitness Sled
  • Functional Trainers
  • Various Cardio & HIIT Equipment
  • KettleBells, Dumbbells, and Weighted Bags
  • Tire Flips, Battle Ropes, and Slam Balls
5th floor
5th Floor
  • Various Cardio Equipment
  • TechoGym Kinesis & Stretchers
  • Mini Dumbbells