Employee Wellness

Membership UpdateTo minimize health & safety risks for our students, staff, and the larger community, The Kaplan Center is temporarily closed until further notice. Please visit our COVID-19 Membership Update for the most up-to-date information regarding your Recreation and Wellness membership status.

Employee Wellness

Welcome to ActiveU!

ActiveU is an employee wellness program designed to encourage UNC Greensboro Faculty/Staff to become more active by participating in a weekly cardio/strength group fitness class hosted by the Department of Recreation & Wellness. All programs are offered in collaboration with HealthyUNC Greensboro

ActiveU Group Exercise Classes (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 ActiveU 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.

Current Group Exercise Schedule

A printable PDF for Spring 2019 Group Exercise Schedule HERE.
(ActiveU classes will be noted by the letter A)

ActiveU Group Fitness (EUC)

For UNCG employees, we are currently offering:

  • Gentle Flow Yoga
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays (January 22nd – May 2nd)
    • 11:15-11:45am
    • EUC Dail Room (lower level)
  • Zumba
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays (January 22nd – May 2nd)
    • 12:15-12:45pm
    • EUC Dail Room (lower level)

There is NO need to register for ActiveU classes. To attend a class, just sign into the ActiveU binder upon arrival!

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 staff at the Kaplan Center Welcome Desk know you are there for ActiveU Open Swim. A sign-in sheet will be provided.

Open swim hours for Spring 2019 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 gam

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.

Visit healthyuncg.wp.uncg.edu to view available items from the Fitness Lending Library.