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Recreational Activity Courses


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Program Overview

The Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation offers a variety of recreational activity courses for students who wish to learn new physical skills and/or develop personal wellness. Classes are open to the community and all UAA students, staff and faculty.

These courses are designed for personal development and enrichment. Many courses are developed with the beginner in mind. However, due to the nature of the course and risks involved, some course may have prerequisite courses, skills, and/or fitness levels.

View our recreation course offerings using the link on the right or contact the Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation at 907.786.4083 or at for more information on classes.

Important Note

In order to take any class at the University of Alaska Anchorage, you must first be admitted to the university.

  • Those only interested in registering into recreational activity courses can go to and apply as non-degree students (free). UAOnline has the most current list of courses
  • Those interested in admission to degree programs can visit Enrollment Services for more information on the admission process.

Course Proposal 

Teach a recreation class! To share your ideas for an activity or recreation class, contact Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation at 907.786.4083 or at for more information