Free Activities

Fee-Based Programs

FEB. » Aqua Bootcamp Aqua Bootcamp
MARCH » TRX Total Body Toning
Triathlon Swim Training
APRIL » Free Style Fitness
Pink Gloves Boxing (Level I)
MAY » Hiking and Qigong Pink Gloves Boxing (Level II)
  Pink Gloves Boxing (Level III)
  Insanity® / Spring Break Shred
  The SYNRGY Experience

 

Fee-Based Specialty Wellness Programs

Aqua Bootcamp*

  • 5 - 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Feb. 10 - May 7 (no class: 4/7, 4/9)
  • $60 for 13 week session
  • Recreation Center, EG pool

Yes, you can sweat in the pool! Take your exercise program up a notch with drills, station work and traditional aqua aerobics. Water is a great medium for cross training. Our instructors will promote cardio, muscular and flexibility development while using a variety of aquatic tools and toys. Give yourself the extra push to surpass your fitness goals. Swimming skills are not necessary and personal floatation devices are available for use if desired. Swimsuit required, bring your own towel.

*Aqua bootcamp is free to current fitness members. Class size is limited based on the number of paid participants. Sign up for individual classes at the FitSpace front desk up to 24 hours in advance.

Find out more about our aquatic fitness programs.

Not quite ready for a 13-week session? Try out aqua bootcamp for free noon – 1 p.m. Wed., Feb. 4 as part of our monthly health and happiness series through the University Center for Training and Development. Details below.

Triathlon Swim Training

  • 8 - 9 a.m. Saturdays
  • Feb. 21, March 7, 21, April 25, May 9
  • $45 for 5 sessions

Triathlon season is approaching, so start training seriously now! Whether you're training for your first event or looking to improve upon previous seasons' times, the pool is a great place to start. This 5-session package is a great opportunity to have your swim strokes critiqued and learn effective methods to finish the swim portion of your triathlon quicker while expending less energy.

Find out more about our aquatic fitness programs.

 

Pink Gloves Boxing (Level I)

  • UPDATED: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. OR 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Mondays & Wednesdays
  • Feb. 9 - April 22 (no class April 6 or April 8)
  • $110 for 10 weeks (Includes equipment: gloves, wraps and manual)
  • Rec Center, EG-106

Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB) is a unique fitness program for women. PGB was founded on the idea that everyone has a champion on the inside. The small fitness group working together will encourage personal goals, while empowering one another to reveal their inner champion. PGB combines conditioning and boxing drills with a tier system much like the black belt system in martial arts allowing for participants to level up as they progress. PGB is about building fitness, strength and confidence. Get sweaty fighting like a girl! Class sizes are limited; sign up early and be part of this amazing new fitness program. (No sparing or physical contact).

Register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk 

Pink Gloves Boxing (Level II)

  • 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. (CANCELLED: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.)
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Feb. 9 - April 22 (no class April 6 or April 8)
  • $75 for 10 weeks (Includes equipment: wraps)
  • Rec Center, EG-106
  • Must have completed Pink Gloves Boxing Level I.

Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB) is a unique fitness program for women. PGB was founded on the idea that everyone has a champion on the inside. The small fitness group working together will encourage personal goals, while empowering one another to reveal their inner champion. PGB combines conditioning and boxing drills with a tier system much like the black belt system in martial arts allowing for participants to level up as they progress. PGB is about building fitness, strength and confidence. Get sweaty fighting like a girl! Class sizes are limited; sign up early and be part of this amazing new fitness program. (No sparing or physical contact). 

Register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk

Pink Gloves Boxing (Level III)

  • CANCELLED
  • $100 for 10 weeks (Includes equipment: pink gloves)
  • Rec Center, EG-106
  • Must have completed Pink Gloves Boxing Level II.

Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB) is a unique fitness program for women. PGB was founded on the idea that everyone has a champion on the inside. The small fitness group working together will encourage personal goals, while empowering one another to reveal their inner champion. PGB combines conditioning and boxing drills with a tier system much like the black belt system in martial arts allowing for participants to level up as they progress. PGB is about building fitness, strength and confidence. Get sweaty fighting like a girl! Class sizes are limited; sign up early and be part of this amazing new fitness program. (No sparing or physical contact).

Register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk

Insanity® / Spring Break Shred

  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Feb. 10 - April 2
  • $50 for 8 weeks (20 percent discount for fitness members)
  • Rec Center, EG-24

Based on the top-selling at home extreme fitness program, INSANITY's high-intensity activity forces the body to work for longer periods of time at a higher capacity than traditional workouts. As a result, people experience faster increases in cardiovascular fitness, and burn carbohydrates and fat more efficiently—as much as 1,000 calories per hour! That incredible fat burn and the amazing total-body transformation INSANITY produces has led it to sell nearly 2 million DVDs worldwide, and now we are bringing it to the group exercise setting. Come check out the buzz and see what INSANITY is all about.

The SYNRGY Experience

  • 7:15 - 8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Feb. 9 - April 22 (no class April 6 or April 8)
  • $90 for 10 weeks ((20 percent discount for fitness members)
  • Rec Center, FitSpace

This small group training class creates a challenging and motivating environment that relies on teamwork and accountability to help exercisers reach their fitness goals. Utilizing all the elements of the groundbreaking SYNRGY360™ system, this class brings small group training to a new level. It creates a fun, inviting and meaningful workout experience for exercisers of all abilities and fitness levels. Participants will move through a circuit style class utilizing the elements of the SYNRGY360 equipment, including TRX suspension training, battle ropes, resistance bands, medicine balls and much more!


 

Free activities available for all faculty, staff and students

Pre-register to secure your spot for our free monthly health and happiness series through the University Center for Training and Development. Walk-ins will be taken when space allows. Bring your Binghamton University or Rec ID.

FEB. » Aqua Bootcamp

  • Noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4
  • Rec Center, EG pool
  • Class limit: 20

Yes, you can sweat in the pool! Take your exercise program up a notch with drills, station work and traditional aqua aerobics. Water is a great medium for cross training. Our instructors will promote cardio, muscular and flexibility development while using a variety of aquatic tools and toys. Give yourself the extra push to surpass your fitness goals. Swimming skills are not necessary and personal floatation devices are available for use if desired. Swimsuit required, bring your own towel.

Chris Griffin – Program Coordinator, Aquatics

MARCH » TRX Total Body Toning

  • Noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4
  • Rec Center, EG FitSpace
  • Class limit: 8

New to FitSpace is the TRX Suspension Trainer! TRX suspension training is the original, best-in-class workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise - because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. TRX Total Body Toning will deliver a fast, effective total-body workout, that will help build a solid core, and increase muscular endurance. TRX suspension training benefits people of all fitness levels (pro athletes to seniors).By utilizing your own bodyweight, the TRX Suspension Trainer provides greater performance and functionality than large exercise machines. Join us is FitSpace to learn how to properly use the TRX Suspension Trainer, and get a workout unlike any you've tried before. Come prepared to exercise (workout t clothes and sneakers). Class size is limited, register early! Bring your Binghamton University or Rec ID. Jenna Domin – Assistant Director, Fitness/Wellness  

APRIL » Free Style Fitness

  • Noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 8
  • Rec Center, EG pool
  • Class size: 10

The fastest and most familiar of all four competitive swim strokes, Freestyle is a necessity for every swim enthusiast. This 1-hour clinic is designed for novice level swimmers looking to master basic stroke mechanics. It will also help intermediate to advanced level swimmers who need to clean up their technique. By the end of class, you'll be swimming like a pro!

Chris Griffin – Program Coordinator, Aquatics

MAY » Hiking and Qigong

  • Noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 6
  • Nature Preserve
  • Class size: 20

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. 

Patti Dowd, Program Coordinator, Group Fitness


 

Wellness Refund Policy

Campus Recreation will issue a refund for any wellness class cancelled due to low enrollment. Applications for refunds will only be accepted for documented medical conditions. Refunds may be prorated based on class attendance. Otherwise, no refunds will be issued.


Please Note:

  • In order to participate in a fee-based Wellness Program, participants must register in advance. No registrations will be taken at the time of the program, or at the program location.
  • Students, faculty, staff and Rec members MUST have a current University or Rec ID card to enter the Rec center. All others will be issued a card for facility entrance.
  • Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Most programs have a minimum and maximum occupancy. Programs that are popular fill up quickly. Please register early. Also, some programs have a registration date cut off. No one will be allowed to register after the cut off date.
  • No Day Passes are available for these programs.
  • Parking on campus requires a permit or use of a metered spot. Those without a parking permit will be issued a pass valid only during class times.
  • Individuals must register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk. Please call 777-PLAY for more information.

Last Updated: 1/29/15