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Special Programs are a HUGE part of our goals and overall mission in the ARC Fitness and Group Fitness.

Below are just a few examples of what we have going on in special programs throughout each semester.





Triathlon Group Picture

ARC Triathlon Training Group 2013

ARC Summer Triathlon Training

It's BACK!! Beginning June 2015  this 8-week training will start preparing you mentally and physically for a sprint Triathlon.  Our team trains twice a week and also offers informational meetings on how to train for a triathlon. At the end of the Summer our goal is to individually compete in the Sports Barn Sprint Triathlon. This is a great way to stay motivated, meet like-minded people, and TRI something new! 

Registration opens Monday, April 20th - You can register online through the Rec Registry or come by the ARC Main Office between the hours of 8am and 5pm M - F.


Cost:  $30 per person or $45 per person (including bike usage) -    This one time fee includes the entire 8-weeks of training and refreshments following each training session. Bikes available for rental for an additional cost.

For more information, please email




Group Fitness Launch

P90X/Insanity Demo

Paul Mason - Certified Beach Body Coach

Fall Group Fitness Launch

Monday, August 24th 2015  at 6:00pm in the ARC!!

Come join in on this energy-packed event each Fall semester as we launch our fitness programs.  This exciting program kicks off Group Fitness classes  as well as programs such as Fight Freshman 15 and Couch to 5k training. Each semester we offer a workout with  demos from our most popular classes including Zumba, P90X/Insanity Training, Tabata, Power Yoga, Boot Camp and Kickboxing. The group fitness schedule is released and there are tons of free giveaways!


Couch to 5K group 2012

Couch to 5K Training

Held each Fall semester at the ARC!
Stop by the ARC starting in August 2015 and learn about the program, receive the 6 week training schedule and get signed up for this rewarding program.
Come join in on this exciting program and learn how you can reach your goal in just 6-7 weeks.  All it takes is 30 minutes a day, 3 times a week.  The end goal is to participate in the annual UTC Veteran's Day 5k held in November here on the UTC campus. This is a color run so come ready to have some fun.  Contact for more information or to get signed up today!


Zumba Fitness Logo

 Come Zumba for a cause!

UTC Zumbathon Charity Event

Each February in the ARC!

 Come "dance your heart out" as we raise awareness for the #1 killer of women - Heart Disease.

Partnering with the American Heart Association - Go Red for Women, we are hosting our Annual Zumbathon Charity Event here on site at the Aquatic and Recreation Center. Don't miss out on the giveaways, live DJ, and 3 hour energy-packed Zumba Dance Party that is open to UTC students, faculty, staff and as well as the entire Chattanooga community.  Current UTC Students:  $5 General Public:  $10  Cash/Check only please.  No early registration needed. Just show up on the day of the event.  Parking will be free for all participants.  Please call (423) 425-4213 for more information or contact *sponsored by CAB



Healthy Mocs Living Learning Community

Healthy Mocs Living Learning Community is now CLOSED for applications! Check back next year!

Healthy Mocs is geared toward students that are interested in leading healthy, active lifestyles.  Students will have unique opportunities to be involved in programs focused on eating healthy, staying physically active and all together leading a more productive life during college and thereafter.  Another important component will be becoming very involved with many of the activities at the ARC!  Come learn how fitness can be fun and rewarding!  Contact for more information.  To apply, we ask that the actual student please fill out the following application.

Apply Here



The Aquatic and Recreation Center will be hosting a Pilates Instructor Certification on Saturday, September 19.  Please contact for more information.

Another goal of our staff is to help our students get certified and push their careers forward. Hosting certifications from the American Red Cross in CPR and Lifeguarding and  AAAI certifications for Fitness Instructor and Personal Training are just some examples of what we offer. Keep checking back for more opportunities!