URC Fitness Center

About the Fitness Center

The goal of the URC Fitness Center at Eastern Washington University is to educate our members about the importance of a balanced approach to physical fitness in an effort to improve their quality of life. This includes the fundamental components of a successful physical fitness program such as strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular training. Our goal is to instill a dedication to all aspects of fitness and promote positive lifestyle changes as an integral part of the wellness program at EWU.

Please note: Participants may continue working out 30 minutes after posted closing times.


Participant Recreation Facilities Waiver

ALL participants to the Recreation Centers must submit a Participant Recreation Facilities Waiver.
Waivers are required once per year and are active for 365 days.

Policies and Procedures

In order to provide our participants with a safe and beneficial exercise experience, the URC Fitness Center has developed the following policies and procedures. Fitness Center staff will strictly enforce these policies and procedures - and a participant's failure to follow these policies may result in expulsion from the facility. If you have any questions regarding these policies, please call the program director (Jake Rehm) at 359-4017.


17,000 square feet of training space

  • Strength Training: circuits, free weights, racks and platforms.
  • Cardio Equipment: treadmills, elliptical trainers, arc trainers, steppers, bikes, ascent trainers, climbmills.
  • Functional Equipment: functional trainers, stability balls, TRX, medicine balls, and Bosu.
  • Indoor running track (1/9 mile)
  • Open gym for basketball and volleyball. Volleyball available every Tuesday and Thursday (and weekends by request)
  • Fitness Center staff are available to assist members during their workouts.
  • Fast Fitness (PHED 125; 1 credit; PHED 150; 2 credits) or Strength Training (PHED 152; 2 credits) is offered each quarter in the Fitness Center.

Contact Us

Phone (509) 359-2639
Address 1012 Cedar St, Cheney, WA 99004

Please visit EWU's COVID-19 Updates Page for information on university building closures.