Winter Break: Faculty/Staff Recreation Offerings

Kress Events Center Access: Over winter break, faculty/staff can access the Kress Events Center for free during all open hours. Please bring your ID. Lockers are available for day use or rental.

  • Holiday Hours
    • Dec 24-26: CLOSED
    • Dec 27-30: 6:30a-9:00p
    • Dec 31-Jan 2: CLOSED
    • Jan 16 (MLK): CLOSED
  • Jan 3-22
    • Mon-Fri: 6:30a-9:00p
    • Sat: 8:00a-2:00p
    • Sun: 1:00p-5:00p

Group Fitness Classes: 4 group fitness classes will be offered over winter break (starting Jan 3rd) and are free for faculty/staff. To register for a class, visit (Full instructions can be found here). Walk-ins are also welcome!

  • Aqua Fitness: Mondays & Wednesdays 7:45am-8:30am
  • Sunrise Yoga: Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00am-8:45am
  • Yoga: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:15-12:45pm
  • Zumba®: Wednesdays 12:15-12:45pm

Outdoor Equipment Rental: The Shorewood Center offers several equipment rentals, including snow shoes and XC skis, that can be rented at a special Faculty/Staff rate. Rent for the whole family at your rate! Full Equipment and Pricing List. Fill out an equipment rental form on the UREC Outdoors website.

Email Fitness Coordinator, Alex Wandersee at if you would like to set up a Kress tour or have any questions!