Bronco statue outside of the University Recreation Center

Classes and Programs

WMU's Committment

Western Michigan University is committed to health. WMU benefits-eligible employees have access to both of its fitness centers, the Student Recreation Center or West Hills Athletic Club, as a taxable benefit. Western Wellness members may receive discounts on fees associated with some programs. In addition, the university sponsors various wellness events through the year that are open to all WMU employees.

Fitness Centers

University Recreation employees making a W with their fingers

Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Located on Main Campus

Our mission is to provide programs and facilities that prepare the University community for a positive, healthy, active life. The SRC staff is available to provide an orientation to the equipment or facilities, and memberships are available as a taxable benefit for benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

To schedule an orientation, receive a facility tour, or inquire about membership options, please contact us at (269) 387-3115 or visit our memberships page for more information.

Personal trainer assisting a female client

West Hills Athletic Club

2001 South 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-5448

Our mission is to help our members and guests achieve their health, fitness, and tennis goals in a welcoming atmosphere.

Memberships to West Hills Athletic Club are available as a taxable benefit for benefits-eligible faculty and staff. For more information visit our memberships page or call (269) 387-0410.



Wellness Events

May 24, 2022

Poker chips in green, red, white and black arranged in a row with a royal flush of cards in Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 of spades all laid out in front of chips

20th Annual Poker Walk

A fun-filled event designed to celebrate National Employee Health & Fitness Day!

Due to weather, event has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 24 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, May. 24
Time: 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Student Recreation Center (outside by the tennis courts)