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Fitness at UVA


With so many demands on your time, you have to make each moment count. IM-Rec Sports Fitness is here to help you achieve your goals.


Personal health, fitness and wellness are an important part of the University of Virginia. Even back to it's founding, recreation was held in the highest regard. Our bodies are designed to move and function best with regular recreation. IM-Rec Sports makes it easy for you to stay healthy and perform your best with convenient locations, tons of amenities and lots of experts available to help you reach your personal best.

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Group Exercise

Your time is valuable & so is your health. Maximize both with our Group Exercise classes. Our instructors help you maximize your workouts at any skill level so you get the most out of your time.

Fitness Programs

Nobody is born knowing proper exercise techniques. Learning how to do it right will empower you to get the most out of your workouts and avoid injury. Our Fitness Workshops help you master exercise moves developing your knowledge while you get a great workout in a fun environment.

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Personal Training

Personal Training is the best way to achieve your fitness goals. Our professionals develop a program specifically designed to meet your needs and interests! Our trainers will help you maximize your workout and minimize your risk of injury.


Swimming is one of the best activities you can do for your body. The low-impact resistance builds muscles and burns fat without damaging your joints. Your lungs become more efficient at transferring oxygen and you build your endurance, so no more getting winded walking up stairs.
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Wellness Partners

IM-Rec Sports partners with Hoo's Well, the Contemplative Science Center, BeWell and other University initiatives to support the well being of the University Community. Our partnerships range from free fitness programs to in depth advising.