WWU Fitness

Walla Walla University offers a variety of fitness and recreational opportunities to its students, staff, and faculty. Many facilities and programs are also available to the community


COVID-19 winter 2021 services update

All WWU facilities are closed to the community. Our water aerobics classes, pool passes, and Kidnastics programs have been canceled. We will miss our community patrons during this time and apologize any inconvenience.

Recreational facilities are currently closed and students will be notified via Announcements when the facilities are open. Reservations for fitness facilities in the Winter Educational Complex are currently unavailable in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions. Find answers to frequently asked questions about WWU’s response to the coronavirus at wallawalla.edu/coronavirus.


Make a reservation to use the WEC fitness facilities

Reservations for fitness facilities are currently unavailable in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Enter your first and last name as it appears in myWWU.
  • Membership number = your WWU student I.D. number.
  • Enter your date of birth.
  • All fields must be completed to access system.
  • Use “Any Day” drop down menu to select the day you would like to visit the WEC.
  • Use “Any Appointment Type” drop down menu to select type of activity.  
  • Disregard “Any Staff Member” drop down menu.
  • Click “Update” then scroll down to see options.

A confirmation email will be sent to the email address WWU has on file. When you arrive at the WEC, enter at Davis Street and check in at the following locations:

  • Cardio, circuit, studio—Fitness center entrance
  • Fitness center annex, table tennis, and gym—Table-tennis area
  • Pool—In front of cage

Locker rooms are closed. Bring your own towel.
When you leave, exit through the 4th Street door.


Tausick Memorial Pool

The Tausick Memorial Pool is 25 yards long and has five lanes. Adjacent to the pool are locker rooms for both student and community use. The pool offers facilities for WWU students to take classes in beginning and intermediate swimming, life guard training, and water safety instruction.

Access: The pool is available to current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni and their spouses. Members of the community are invited to purchase a pool pass to use the pool when it is available for open swim, to join a water aerobics class, or to send their children to swimming lessons. Learn more about our programs available for the community.

The pool is currently closed in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.


Teri Kuhlman Fitness Center

The fitness center offers a Cybex circuit, free weight area, functional training area, and a variety of cardio machines. WWU students can take classes in circuit weight training and strength training. There is also space for functional training, video workouts, and a variety of personal workouts. Available equipment includes Rip trainers, TRX straps, Plyo boxes, kettle bells, and other functional training equipment.

Access: The fitness center is available for current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni. 

The fitness center is currently closed in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.
 


Climbing wall

The new 25 ft. climbing wall at Walla Walla University is currently under construction. Located in the Winter Educational Complex the new climbing wall will offer top-rope sport routes and a bouldering area with routes ranging in difficulty from 5.4—5.11. Ropes, harnesses, and shoes are available for rent. Climbing wall staff are available to provide assistance during open hours. All abilities are welcome! 

Get updates and see progress on the new wall on Instagram @wwuclimbingwall.

Access: The climbing wall is available for current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni. 

The climbing wall is currently closed in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.


Gymnastics Gym

The gymnastics gym in the Winter Educational Complex includes a loaded floor, Tumbl Trak, and various other gymnastics apparatuses. WWU students can take classes in tumbling and acrobatic gymnastics. WWU students with previous gymnastics experience are employed teaching Kidnastics, a gymnastics program for children in the community.

Access: During open gym times the gymnastics gym is available to current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni. Gymnastics classes are available for all children through our Kidnastics program.

The gymnastics gym is currently closed in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.


Alumni Gymnasium

The Alumni Gymnasium is located in the Winter Educational Complex. The gym has three basketball courts, three volleyball courts, eight badminton courts, and is open for recreational use.

Access: The alumni gymnasium is available to current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni and their spouses. 

The gym is currently closed in compliance with Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.


Outdoor facilities 

The outdoor recreational facilities at the Winter Educational Complex include six tennis courts, a softball field, and a football/soccer field. These facilities are located southwest of the gymnasium.  

Access: Outdoor facilities are available to current WWU students, faculty, and staff, and their spouses, as well as WWU alumni and their spouses. Outdoor facilities are closed for Sabbath from sundown each Friday to sundown each Saturday.

Outdoor facilities are currently closed to the public.
 

Tennis courts

Softball field

Intramural softball field

Intramural soccer/football field

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