Find Your Fit Summer 2018
Free activities for current students, faculty and staff.
Pickleball: Silly name, fun game!
- noon, Tuesday, May 29
- Rec Center Gymnasium
A paddle sport with an unusual name is gaining popularity across the country. Pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis to create a fast-paced game for all ages and skill levels. Come learn the basics of Pickleball or sharpen your skills in this fun workshop offered by Campus Recreation. Equipment will be provided. Please dress for physical activity and wear sneakers. Meet in the Recreation Center lobby.
Putter's 21: Disc Golf on the Peace Quad
- noon, Wednesday, June 6
- Peace Quad
Join Campus Recreation on the Peace Quad for an afternoon Disc Golf game that is similar to the popular basketball game 21. Each player gets the chance to throw a Frisbee-like disc into an elevated metal basket. Players earn points for how close the disc gets to the basket. The first player to 21 points wins! No experience necessary. Equipment will be provided.
Qigong & Chakra Balancing with Patti
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 13
- Meet in the Rec Center lobby
Our health is our wealth! Discover all the benefits of practicing Qigong exercise movement, including more energy, inner peace and radiant health as we transform our stress into vitality. The class will take place outside of the East Gym with a rain location of room 24. Meet in the Rec Center lobby.
Escape® your limits in FitSpace
- noon, Wednesday, June 20
Experience small group training that will take you to your limit! Utilizing the Escape® fitness equipment found in the SYNRGY360 area of FitSpace, along with your own bodyweight, you will experience a workout that feels like it was designed just for YOU! All fitness levels welcome. Please dress for physical activity and wear sneakers.
Tennis Time with Patti
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 27
- Rec Center Tennis Courts
Looking for a pick-up game of tennis? Come join us. Serve up a few sets, meet other players and have fun. Equipment is available for check out at the East Gym front desk. Meet at the tennis courts behind the East Gym.
Learn to Log Roll with Campus Recreation
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 11
- Rec Center Pool
Improve your balance, strengthen your core and increase your agility while having fun trying to stabilize yourself on our synthetic log. Log Rolling is one of the newest and most exciting aquatic sports out there. How long can you stay on the log? Come try it! A swimsuit is required.
Spin Yoga Fusion with Patti
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 18
- Rec Center, EG-22
Join us for an introduction to the best of both worlds: spin (indoor cycling) and yoga. Get your heart pumping with 25 minutes of spin, followed by 25 minutes of relaxing yoga. You will love the fusion format of this class. All levels are welcome.
Woods Wellness with Patti
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 25
- Meet outside in front of the Rec Center
No burpees, squats or jumping jacks here — just relax with a slow, meditative walk in the woods. Let the effects of shinrin-yoku, or Forest Bathing, naturally reduce your stress levels and promote healing. This is due to various wood essential oils, called phytoncides, which trees emit to protect themselves from insects. Breathing in these forest "vitamins" helps improve the body's immune system. Meet out front of the East Gym, rain or shine.
FIT-45 in FitSpace
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 1
FIT-45 is a forty-five-minute small group program that offers both weightlifting and cardio intervals designed to get you into great cardiovascular condition, build lean muscle and burn more fat than you ever imagined. Discover the many benefits of small group training, including extra motivation, support and camaraderie. No two workouts are the same.
Get Reimbursed for Getting Active
- 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, August 7
- UUW 324
The Health and Wellness Incentive Reimbursement Pilot Program is designed to pay eligible faculty and staff back (up to $144!) for exercising at the Recreation Center. Learn more about the program and available membership options in this presentation.
Cultivating Healing Energy with Charles
- noon, Wednesday, August 8
- Rec Center, EG-18
Come learn how you can cultivate healing energy, or Qi, through self-massage and slow, mindful movements. Charles Napolitano, a licensed massage therapist at the Recreation Center, will lead this workshop. Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement. Meet at the Recreation Center.
Front Crawl Clinic
- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 15
- Rec Center Pool
Join Campus Recreation in the East Gym pool to learn the fundamentals of the front crawl swimming technique. We will review each aspect of the stroke, from the body position in the water to rotary breathing. This is a class designed for beginners looking to develop some basic swimming skills. We will meet on the pool deck. A swimsuit is required and goggles are highly recommended.
Our Find Your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty and staff. To register, students should send an e-mail to email@example.com. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development calendar.