Pride Recreation Center
- 17th Street and Melrose Avenue
- tel: 610-499-1323
- fax: 610-499-1029
- Director, Pride Recreation Center
- tel: 610-499-1321
- Assistant Director, Pride Recreation Center
- tel: 610-499-1322
Facility Hours (General)
- Monday - Thursday:
- 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Saturday & Sunday:
- 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
* Modified facility hours are implemented over the summer, holidays, and during academic breaks. View the PRC calendar for specific hours.
Climbing Wall Hours
- Monday - Friday:
- 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Group Fitness Classes
Grab a friend and join some group fitness fun!
Group fitness programs, offered at the Pride Recreation Center, are designed to provide fitness classes – free of charge – to the Widener community. These fun and challenging workouts are open to all eligible members regardless of fitness level and are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. All classes are taught by certified student instructors.
Challenge yourself with a fun and fast-paced cardiovascular exercise with an intense kickboxing class.
Explore cycling techniques from beginner to advanced, as our instructors lead and motivate you through an exciting ride.
Develop self-defense skills while getting a total body workout with this Korean martial arts class.
Build strength, add definition, increase bone density, and decrease body fat by increasing lean muscle in a class where no muscle gets neglected.
Discover a variety of poses and breathing techniques to bring awareness to your body while also developing strength, balance, and flexibility.
Attending a Group Fitness Class
All classes are first come, first serve. Interested participants can sign up for a class 15 minutes prior to the class start time. All sign-ups must be made in person and individually at the Pride Recreation Center front desk with a valid Widener ID. Phone reservations are not accepted.
Visit the FAQs page for more information about group fitness classes.
Interested in starting a new group fitness class or becoming an instructor? Contact a member of the Pride Recreation team for more details.