Wellness Programs

The Health Education and Services Center offers many programs to help you improve your physical wellness. From healthy eating workshops to physical fitness programs, our wellness team is here to help you reach your physical wellness goals.

Fit Club

Fit Club is designed to encourage Hawkeye students and employees to work out for 13 or more days in a calendar month.

To Join Fit Club

  1. Register monthly at the front desk in the Health Education and Services Center and receive your monthly punch card.

  2. Visit the front desk to get your punch card punched each time you use the Health Education and Services Center.

  3. After you receive 13 punches for working out for 13 or more days you will receive a free gift, be recognized in the Health Education and Services Center, and be entered in the grand prize drawing at the end of the semester.

Fitness Assessment

Learn your level of fitness. Whether you're starting a new program or seeing how far you've come, a Fitness Assessment is right for you!

Your Fitness Assessment will include:

Resting Heart Rate

Resting Blood Pressure

Height / Weight

Body Composition


Aerobic Capacity (VO2 sub-max)

Muscular Strength


Clearing Tests

Nutritional Awareness

Let's Do This! How Do I Sign Up?

Visit the front desk at the Health Education and Services Center to purchase your Fitness Assessment.

  • $20—Faculty and Staff
  • $10—Students
  • $15—If added to a Personal Training package. You'll get a pre AND post Fitness Assessment. How awesome is that!

Group Fitness Classes

Group fitness classes are a great way to add variety to your workout routine and have fun with friends while getting in shape. Let our certified instructors help you reach your goals with fun, energetic, effective workouts that fit your schedule.

Wondering if Group Fitness Classes are a Good Fit for You?

Try it out! All classes are great for all fitness levels from beginner to intermediate. Our instructors help you work at your level!

We try to schedule classes at convenient times to fit into your busy schedule, however, if you can only attend part of the class, that's OK. We just encourage you to warm up and cool down if arriving late or leaving early.

I'm Interested! How do I Sign-Up?

Signing up is easy. Simply visit the Health Education and Services Center front desk to sign the Health Education and Services Center Waiver. Employees will also need to purchase a class pass (pay by cash or check). Don't forget your Hawkeye Card ID.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Please arrive a few minutes before class and inform the instructor of any injuries.

Bring a clean pair of non-marking athletic shoes.

After the fourth week of the semester, fitness classes must have three participants at the start of class time for class to be held. If there are only one or two patrons for class, then WellBeats will be utilized instead.

Student Life holds the right to cancel any class at any time.

There are no refunds after registration.

Students, We Want to Hear From You!

We want to know what classes, days, and times work best for you to offer student only group fitness classes. Take this quick survey to let us know your preferences.

I like coming to Group Fitness classes because the classes are fun and upbeat, motivating me to come each week. » Chantel Keppler

I like Group Fitness classes because I don't push myself as hard as someone else does. Working out as a group helps my motivation because if I'm falling or stumbling, someone else is probably falling or stumbling too. I don't get discouraged and continue with the workout. » Brianna Bishop

Group Fitness Classes: Fall 2022

Students attend FREE!
Faculty, Staff, and Retirees: $30
Locker rental: $25/semester

You can start at any time.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6:15–7:00am Functional Fitness Functional Fitness Functional Fitness Functional Fitness Functional Fitness
9:00–9:45am HITT Kettlebells and Cardio HITT Kettlebells and Cardio HITT Weekend Warrior
5:00–5:45pm Bootcamp Functional Fitness Bootcamp Functional Fitness Bootcamp
  • Bootcamp

    You'll find potential using battle ropes, medicine balls, sandbags, kickboxing techniques, and an engaging group setting. Increase your strength, boost aerobic capacity, and breakthrough plateaus!

  • Functional Fitness

    Utilization of strength, stability, power, mobility, endurance, and flexibility while incorporating various types of equipment. Equipment will include but is not limited to: TRX, kettlebells, slam balls, battle ropes, etc. All fitness levels welcome!

  • HITT

    This interval-based class will build cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. These intervals make it easy to go at your own pace, so it can host a wide variety of fitness levels. People are challenged to push their limits and walk out feeling strong.

  • Kettlebells and Cardio

    This class is a high energy mix of cardio and kettlebell workouts that will have you sweating, smiling, and having fun! You will experience various styles of cardio and use of kettlebells throughout your workout.

  • Weekend Warrior

    This class is the trainer's choice! What better way to start your Saturday than a challenging total body workout?

Personal Training

Hawkeye's Health Education and Services Center offers one-hour personal training sessions for students and staff.

To get started with a personal trainer, please contact the front desk at the Health Education and Services Center or the student life coordinator.

You must have a current Hawkeye ID to sign-up for personal training sessions.

1 session *
5 sessions *
10 sessions *
Group of 2 or 3
1 session
Student $10 $40 $80 $7 per person
Employee $20 $80 $160 $15 per person

* All sessions expire three months from purchase date. Health Education and Services Center staff reserves the right to postpone or cancel due to illness or staff shortage.

Personal Training Policies

Personal Training + Fitness Assessment Package

Add a pre and post Fitness Assessment to any personal training package for only $15! Visit the front desk at the Health Education and Services Center to sign up.

Regular Hours
Fall 2022

August 20 – December 15, 2022

Monday – Thursday 6:00am–9:00pm
Friday 6:00am–6:00pm
Saturday 8:00am–12:00pm
Sunday 4:00–7:00pm

If campus is closed, the Health Education Services Center is also closed. This includes weather-related closings. See the Academic Calendar for scheduled college closings.

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