ActiveU Group Fitness (Kaplan Center)

ActiveU classes are free group fitness classes  for UNCG employees sponsored by HealthyUNCG in partnership with UNCG Department of Recreation and Wellness! All classes are held at the Kaplan Center for Wellness. You do NOT have to be a member of the Kaplan Center for Wellness to participate in Active U programming.
There is NO need to register for ActiveU classes. To attend a class, bring your employee ID card and let the front desk attendant know you are there for ActiveU. A sign-in sheet will be provided.

The Kaplan Center for Wellness will continue to offer ActiveU classes during the summer. All summer group fitness classes are available to employees for free. Click here to see the summer ActiveU schedule!


New Summer Location for Main Campus ActiveU

Location: 1510 Walker Ave in Studio 250 (the former student rec center, located on the corner of Walker and Boyd Ave)
Days: Tuesday and Thursday 
Cardio Blast 11:15-11:45 am 

Cardio Blast is a 30 minute, high energy class that works on stamina, strength, and endurance. All fitness levels are welcome! Work at your own intensity level and as always, modifications can be provided! 

Gentle Flow 12:15-12:45 pm 

Gentle Flow is a gentle yoga practice designed to restore mind and body. Mats are provided or you are welcome to bring your own.

*To access the building enter via the side of the building closest to the softball field. The side door can be found by walking down the bricked outdoor corridor in between the Coleman Building and 1510. As you walk down this bricked pathway, you will see a set of stairs on your left. Go up the stairs, and the door to enter 1510 will be unlocked. Studio 250 is just down the hallway on the right.  See the image below for more information!


ActiveU Open Swim 

All UNCG employees, regardless of membership, are welcome to utilize the natatorium for free during open swim hours. To participate in open swim, bring your employee ID card and let the front desk attendant know you are there for ActiveU Open Swim. A sign-in sheet will be provided.

Open swim hours for Fall 2018 are 

Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 am

Fridays 12:00 – 1:30 pm 


ActiveU Noon-ball

Starting Monday August 6, 2018 ActiveU Noon-ball will be for UNC Greensboro Faculty/Staff and Kaplan Center Members Only.

Noonball is a pickup basketball game program located in the Kaplan Center basketball courts #2 and #3 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12pm – 1:30pm. For UNCG Faculty and Staff to participate, a Kaplan Center Membership is NOT required. Simply bring your UNC Greensboro Faculty/Staff ID, a towel, water bottle, and workout clothes including non-marking shoes to enjoy the games.

ActiveU Noon-ball Policies

  • You must be an active UNC Greensboro Faculty/Staff to be eligible for free access through ActiveU. All UNC Greensboro Faculty/Staff must present a UNCG ID at the Kaplan Center front desk to gain access to the facility for ActiveU Noon-ball.
  • Only current Kaplan Center Members may sponsor Guests for $8 a day; limit two guests per Kaplan Center Member. Each guest MUST be accompanied by the Kaplan Center Member at all times; each guest must be at least 18 years of age and present a picture ID to show proof of age.
  • Participation by UNCG Faculty/Staff in ActiveU Noon-ball grants access to the locker rooms (including the showers) and the Noon-ball basketball games. Non-Kaplan Center Members are not permitted to use the rest of the facility unless they purchase a Kaplan Center Membership.
  • A daily towel can be checked out for $1.00 per day.
  • Active U participants are expected to follow all Kaplan Center guidelines. See Recreation & Wellness Facilities Policies for the remainder of the facility guidelines.


Fitness Lending Library

Want to exercise but don’t have the time? Wish you could work out while in the office? Check out HealthyUNCG’s Fitness Lending Library!

HealthyUNCG’s Fitness Lending Library allows employees and departments to “check out” various fitness equipment to use while in the office. Items target flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular fitness and includes over 75 items including desk ellipticals, yoga mats, kettle bells, free weights, fitdeck cards, etc.

Check out Fitness Lending Library Here