Find your fit this summer! Free activities for current faculty, staff and students.

Register for all classes through the University Center for Training and Development website. Walk-ins will be taken when space is available.

Hiking and Qigong

Noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 6
Nature Preserve

Explore the natural beauty of the Nature Preserve as we hike the terrain and then focus attention to our personal breathing and place in nature. Qigong — the ancient Chinese practice of aligning breath, movement and awareness to cultivate and balance chi, or "intrinsic life energy." Practice of Qigong involves rhythmic breathing coordinated with a slow repetition of fluid movements. Some people consider it an exercise, while others call it a meditation. Either way, Qigong is a great way to refocus and recharge. Meet in front of the Rec Center and bring your Binghamton University or Rec ID, a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes. Class size: 20

Beginner Qigong

4:30 p.m. Wed., May 20

Explore the natural beauty of the Nature Preserve as you hike the terrain and then focus attention to your personal breathing and place in nature. Qigong can help you refocus and recharge. Bring a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes. Meet in front of East Gym.20 spots available.

TRX in FitSpace

4:30 p.m. Wed., May 27

This course will help both new comers to the TRX equipment, as well as those who know their way around. We'll review stretching, strengthening, core, and stability exercises, offer demonstrations and critiques. There are a multitude of different ways to utilize this new and exciting equipment in FitSpace! 8 spots available.

Aqua Jogging

4:30 p.m. Wed., May 27

Not only is aqua jogging great for injury rehabilitation, but it is also a very effective training method for running, cycling and injury prevention. Come join us in the pool for a quick run! Learn how to use the aqua jogger belts, review movement techniques, and leave with workout ideas! 15 spots available.

High Challenge Ropes Challenge & Zipline

4:30 p.m. Wed., June 3

Outdoor Pursuits offers this as an opportunity to see and experience (if you want!) what our campus challenge course can offer you, your office, your classes, colleagues, work groups, or other interested entities. Tell a friend or a project group. Climb the cargo net and traverse the high ropes course then zipline down. Sign up as an individual or with others. Space is limited. Sign up early. 15 spots available.

Swim Stroke Clinic

Noon, Wed., June 10
Pump up your workouts with these easy and efficient tips designed to get you swimming better in no time. Learn effective ways to reduce injury and increase efficiency in your strokes. (This is intended for intermediate to advanced swimmers) 15 spots available.

Hike and Yoga

4:30 p.m. Wed., June 10

Experience a revitalizing blend of yoga and hiking as you explore the natural beauty of the Nature Preserve. Take time to breathe the fresh air, tap into your mindfulness, and become open to your place in nature. Bring a water bottle and wear sturdy shoes. Meet in front of East Gym. 20 spots available.

Synergy 360 Circuit in FitSpace

4:30 p.m. Wed., June 17

Join us for a walkthrough on our newest piece of equipment! Using the Synergy 360 Circuit, you will be able to plan entire workouts focused on functional and body-weight exercises. Beginners and avid lifters alike will begin to see and understand the vast number of exercises and workout options they can do without ever having to leave the Synergy 360 area! 16 spots available.

Cross Training in the Pool

4:30 p.m. Wed., June 24 

Running, swimming, strength, core, and endurance training all in on place! This course will help to redefine all the benefits you can experience from working out in the pool! This is NOT your typical pool work out! Come ready to sweat and get wet! 15 spots available. 

Spin Basics

4:30 p.m. Wed., June 24
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It's time to experience one of the most effective cardio workouts ever-at your own pace! We will show you how to get set up, motivate you with great music and have fun with the group. It's easy to learn and a great way to get in shape. From athletes looking to cross train to individuals looking to lose a few pounds, spinning is an effective workout. No previous experience required. See you on a bike! 19 spots available. 

TRX in FitSpace

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 1

This course will help both new comers to the TRX equipment, as well as those who know their way around. We'll review stretching, strengthening, core, and stability exercises, offer demonstrations and critiques. There are a multitude of different ways to utilize this new and exciting equipment in FitSpace! 8 space available.

Swimming Basics

Noon, Wed., July 8

If you are one of the many people who see the pool and say "I should really try swimming", this is the course for you. We will walk you through how to start building a swim workout, as well and give you some helpful tips on how to improve your swim strokes. In addition, we will discuss the various types of equipment available in the pool and how to incorporate them into your routines. 10 spots available. 

Medicine Ball Blow Out in FitSpace

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 8

Med Balls and Swiss Balls are great fitness tools for individuals of all fitness levels. Whether you are just beginning, or a fitness guru, the exercise options are limitless! This course will show you how incorporating new equipment can revolutionize you workouts and lead to results you never before thought possible. Familiar exercises will be transformed through the utilization of core and stabilizer muscles simply not emphasized when using machines or benches. 12 spots available.

Kettle Bell Basic

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 15
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Learn the basics of the Kettle Bell swing and why it is so effective in improving cardiovascular function, balance, core strength, coordination, postural control, total body muscular strength, and power endurance. All levels are welcome; we will teach you the art of the Kettle Bell. 15 spots available.

Vinyasa Yoga

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 22
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Get your "OM" on! Vinyasa Yoga is the synchronization of breath and the flow of poses which get your muscles sculpted, long and lean. Come take a deep breath, strengthen your mind, body and spirit while discovering a healthier you! 35

Aqua Jogging in the Pool

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 22

Not only is aqua jogging great for injury rehabilitation, but it is also a very effective training method for running, cycling and injury prevention. Come join us in the pool for a quick run! Learn how to use the aqua jogger belts, review movement techniques, and leave with workout ideas! 15 spots available.

Nordic Walking

4:30 p.m. Wed., July 29

Nordic walking combines normal walking with core and upper body conditioning to produce a full-body workout. Walking is accompanied by the use of nordic poles, similar to cross country ski poles. 30% more calories can be burned by walking with poles. Plus, the muscles you use are great for your posture-come try it! Limited to first 15. Poles provided. All fitness levels welcome. Please wear comfortable clothes you can exercise in and athletic footwear. Bring water. Meet in front of the East Gym. 15 spots available.

Cross Training in the Pool

Noon Wed., Aug. 5
Running, swimming, strength, core, and endurance training all in on place! This course will help to redefine all the benefits you can experience from working out in the pool! This is NOT your typical pool work out! Come ready to sweat and get wet! 15 spots available.

Synergy 360 Circuit – FitSpace 

4:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 5
Join us for a walkthrough on our newest piece of equipment! Using the Synergy 360 Circuit, you will be able to plan entire workouts focused on functional and body-weight exercises. Beginners and avid lifters alike will begin to see and understand the vast number of exercises and workout options they can do without ever having to leave the Synergy 360 area! 16 spots available.

High Challenge Ropes Challenge & Zipline

4:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 12

Outdoor Pursuits offers this as an opportunity to see and experience (if you want!) what our campus challenge course can offer you, your office, your classes, colleagues, work groups, or other interested entities. Tell a friend or a project group. Climb the cargo net and traverse the high ropes course then zipline down. Sign up as an individual or with others. Space is limited. Sign up early. 15 spots available.

Last Updated: 5/15/15