Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions regarding Recreation and Wellness.

Who can work-out in the HLS Facility Fitness Center?

UWF Students, Faculty, and Staff have FREE access with a current Nautilus Card. The following membership passes are available.

UWF Alumni Membership Passes
UWF AlumniMonthlySemesterAnnual
Membership $35 $100 $250
Each Additional Household Member $35 $100 $250


UWF Student Membership Passes
UWF StudentMonthlySemesterAnnual
Current UWF Student $0 $0 $0
Household Member $25 $75 N/A
Not Enrolled $35 $100 N/A


Additional Membership Passes
Additional ClassificationsMonthlySemesterAnnual
UWF Retiree $0 $0 $0
Household Member of Faculty/Staff/Retiree $35 $100 $250
FSU Medical Student $35 $100 N/A
Leisure Learning (Ages 55+) $35 $100 N/A

Who can obtain a Guest Pass?
  • HLS members may sponsor two (2) guests over the age of 16 per visit.
  • Guests over 16 must have an ID.
  • Guests 16 or younger must be accompanied by an adult and cannot use the upper or lower fitness centers, or group fitness classes.
  • Guest passes can be purchased at the Customer Service Desk for $8.00 per day.
  • The sponsoring member must leave his/her nautilus card at the Customer Service Desk and the guest must leave a form of picture ID at the Customer Service Desk (military or driver's license).
  • The sponsoring member must accompany his/her guest at all times and is responsible for the guest's actions.
  • The guest may leave the facility at any time without the sponsoring member.
  • The sponsoring member may not leave the HLS Facility without the guest.
What is considered appropriate attire for the HLS Facility Fitness Center?
  • Patrons must wear proper work-out attire.
  • Every user must wear a shirt, shorts/pants, and shoes.
  • Jeans and cut-off shorts are not permitted.
  • Midriff sections and chests must be covered.
  • Shoes must be protective, closed-toe athletic shoes.
    • No sandals, clogs, or boots.
Are towels required for the HLS Facility Fitness Center?


Towels are required when working out in the Fitness Center. You can bring your own towel from home or check out a towel from the customer service desk with your nautilus card.

Can I bring food and beverages downstairs in the HLS Facility?

Plastic water bottles are fine, but to keep our facility looking as clean as possible we ask that all patrons please consume any food and beverage items before coming downstairs to workout.

How do I get started on an Incentive Program?

Getting started is easy! Just let a Fitness Center Monitor know you're ready to register for one of our many incentive programs, and they will assist you in registering on a tablet. You will then sign-in and track your progress via a tablet with each visit. Details for tracking progress can be different depending on the incentive program.
**Incentive programs are available to HLS Facility members only

How can I participate in Intramural Sports or Sport Clubs?

Intramural Sports

  • Current fee paying students, faculty and staff can participate in Intramural Sports.
  • You can register your team to play on IMLeagues.
  • If you don't have a team, register as a free agent on IMLeagues.
  • You must sign in with the Competitive Sports Supervisor before your game time with a government issued ID.
  • There are directions to help you create your account for IMLeagues on our website.
  • You can also find our semester schedule online.
  • Contact us for more information: 850.474.2539 or

Sport Clubs

  • Current fee paying students, faculty and staff can participate in Sport Clubs. Faculty and staff can compete for the Club if the Club's constitution and governing body allows them to do so.
  • You must register on IMLeagues in order to practice or play with a Sport Club.
  • Sport Clubs are student ran and you can find out more information about each club online. 
  • If you are interested in created a new sport club, please review the Prospective Club Packet and set up a time to meet with the Competitive Sports Office. 
  • Contact us for more information: 850.474.2521 or