Univ. of Oregon Student Recreation Center Summer 2011 Newsletter
L o o R im k ec i po fo ns re St r r i a u t d u t d a e pd io en n a n t t t C es e n ! t erSummer 2011 at theStudent Recreation Center
Table of Contents Heres whats new!Student Recreation CenterFacility Updates 3New Womens Only Weight roomhours and Other Changesand Updates 4Punch Card, BooT CamPand Other Program Updates 4Hand Scanner Information 7Fequently AskedQuestions, Answered 7Swimming Pool Updates 6From the Blog 8
3 Welcome Everyone to Summer Term at the Rec Center!We have successfully navigatedanother academic year and summer age student home for the summer, youis here. For those of you attending can purchase a membership for him/hersummer session, we’re glad you are to use the REC whether or not you are ahere seeking to balance with those member yourself.academic challenges with some Family Recreation extends in the summerfitness, recreation, and stress to all REC operational hours. Pick up themanagement. flyer at the Welcome Desk for details.Guess What…we’ve been listening and for Once each year we must close for athe first time in our history, we have 2 week period for major maintenance.added summer weekend hours! On a trial We save all those projects that requirebasis this summer we have added draining the pool, that produce noxiousSaturdays and Sundays Noon to 8 p.m. fumes (such as gym floor refinishing),to the SRC operation hours for the 8 and that cause major disruption ofweeks of Summer Session. There are activity spaces for that time. Thissome exceptions for holidays and late summer we will be closed forsummer weekends so pick up an Open maintenance August 15-26.Recreation Hours card at theSRC Welcome Desk for all the specificinformation. Here’s wishing each of you a safe, fun filled and healthy summer!Faculty and Staff, did you know welower the age for your dependants in the Dennis Munroesummer to age 16? This means if you Directorhave an older high schooler or college Physical Education & Recreation
NEW! 4 Aqua Zumba, Outdoor Boot Camp, Personal Training, Women’s Only Weight Room Hours, and more!Summer Group Fitness OptionsThe summer Rec Fitness program will beoffered as a punch card drop-in format forthe first time! Participants must purchasea NEW Summer 2011 Punch Card inEsslinger 102. It’s summer time, join usby jumping in the pool for the Zumba “poolparty!” Splashing, stretching, twisting, evenshouting, laughing, hooting and hollering areoften heard during an Aqua Zumba workout. Weight RoomsAqua Zumba blends together a safe,challenging, water-based workout that’s New this summer in Weight Roomcardio-conditioning, body-toning, and South, there will be an hour of openexhilarating on Wednesdays at 3pm. gym time from 11am-12pm for WomenAnother way to enjoy what summer offers,is to push yourself in the Boot Camp Only lifting. A female staff person willworkouts outside on the Gerlinger Field, be in the room to answer basic fitnessTuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm. The questions. Weight Room South will alsoworkouts will vary from day to day, always be opened for one hour during the weekfocusing on full body exercises in high 10am-11am, while PE classes are inintensity intervals, addressing cardio and session in Weight Room North.muscular endurance, strength, agility,balance, and flexibility. All Weight Room Supervisors can give you a general orientation to our fitnessCardio Room spaces, policies and equipment as well as act as a spotter when you’re liftingYou’ll notice some other new equipment heavy weights but, be aware, that theybefore the end of summer as we work are not certified personal trainers andthrough our equipment replacement are not permitted to act in thatschedule. capacity.
Summer Session PE Classes Personal Training We’d like to recommend a few PE classes you Personal Training appointments can be might be interested in this summer. If you’re scheduled throughout the summer to help attending school, summer session is a good you revamp your routine or to get your time to get in a few fun credits! started with an individualized program to meet your goals. Weeks 1-4 The Personal Training staff have open Tai Chi I 42905 PEMB 131 hours in the Weight Room (listed at the 1200-1250 MTWTF Fitness Services desk in the Cardio Room) where they can be accessible for general Sports Yoga 42911 PEMB 230 fitness and exercise questions. They can 0800-0925 MTR give advice on workouts, form and technique. Weight Training I 42917 PEW 211 1000-1050 MTWRF Weeks 1-8 Have a question or want moreinformation about Fitness Programs? Jog Run 42915 PERU 131 0800-0845 MWF Contact Chantelle Russell at 5K Training 42916 PERU 331 firstname.lastname@example.org 0800-0845 MWF or 541.346.1364 . Check theStudent Recreation Center out online! Facebook.com/UORec Twitter.com/UORecFitness Healthyducks.Tumblr.com UORecCenterBlog.Blogspot.com 5
6 Summer Camps for Kids Entering K-5 NEW At Sports-O-Rama kids participate in a variety of sports such as soccer, at basketball, tennis, kickball, and swimming. 2011 session dates:Leighton Pool Session 1 July 11-15 Session 2 July 18-22 Session 3 July 25-29 Session 4 August 1-5Swim the Pac-10 Camp sessions are from 9:00am – 12:15pm with the option of AfterCare until 1:15pm. The cost is $95 per session, with discountsChallenge Results for multiple sessions. AfterCare is an additional $20 per camp. Rock-O-Rama Rock Climbing Camp! ThisCongratulations to all the finishers camp will be held at the indoor rockof this fun spring term event! climbing wall located inside the Student Rec Center. This camp isWe had 41 participants designed for children enteringand 11 finishers. grades 5-8 fall 2011.Four partipants completed 10,175 2011 session dates:yards in beginner program and 15 Session 1 July 25-29completed 50,925 yards in the Session 2 August 1-5advanced program The camp sessions are from 9:00am – 12:15pm with the option ofFantastic job! AfterCare until 1:15pm. The cost is $150 per session. Information and registration forms for Sports-O-Rama and Rock-O-Rama can be found at http://perec.uoregon.edu; look under “Youth Sports Camps”, mid-page. If you have additional questions, e-mail Laurel at email@example.com or call 346-4121.
7I like the new south WeightRoom much better. Why is it What’s with theclosed in the summer? hand scanners?It is nice to hear so many of you valuehaving the new auxiliary weight room. In And other Frequently Askedthe summer when usage of the REC isslower, we simply cannot justify thebudgetary expense to keep both weightrooms open. During Summer SessionWeight Room South will be open every Questionstime we are teaching a Weight Trainingclass in Weight Room North so you willnever be without a fully equipped spacefor your weight training. Other thanthose class times, the south weight roomwill close.Why are hand scanners used atthe Rec Center?Numerous university recreation centers haveused this technology for years. Benefits ofthe system include increased ease ofentering the building, greater accesscontrol and increased accuracy withequipment check out. This helps protect theintegrity of the fee members pay byreducing access of non-paying individuals.Are summer classes shorter thanduring the regular year?Summer PE classes meet the same number of What are the pool recreationalhours (20) that PE classes meet in fall, hours?winter, and spring. In fall, winter and springour classes typically meet 2x a week for 10 Leighton Pool will not be open for recreationalweeks for a total of 20 hours. In summer swim this summer unfortunately. However,session you’ll meet from 3-5 times a week the outdoor Amazon Pool (located near 26th(depending on the class) for 4 weeks, but your and Hilyard) will be open all summer fortotal in-class time is the same. recreational swims.
Eat healthier when eating fast food!As summer approaches (finally) and road trips may be on the horizon, a lot of times fastfood is the only thing available. As delicious as it may be, it can be very unhealthy and derail your fitness goals! So here is a list of some options compiled together by Hayley Britt that are lower in calories, and some have a lot of veggies too. Enjoy!Panda Express:Mongolian Beef and Mixed Veggies! 235 CaloriesSubway: 6” Turkey Breast or Black Forest Ham with all the veggies you want, hold the cheese & mayo! - 310 Calories 6” Vegetarian with all the veggies you want, choice of bread, and 2 triangles of cheese! Just Hold the mayo & Dressings -290 CaloriesChick-fil-A: Nuggets (8 Piece) with BBQ Sauce 315 Calories For more foodMcDonalds: and fitness tips, Hamburger-250 Calories check out Cheeseburger-300 Calories uoreccenterblog. Wranch Snack Wrap (Grilled)-270 Calories blogspot.com Chipotle BBQ Snack Wrap (Grilled)-260 Calories AND Chicken McNuggets (6 piece)- 280 Calories healthyducks.tumblr.com Egg McMuffin-300 Calories Sausage Burrito-300 Calories Vanilla Ice Cream Cone- 160 Calories Fruit & Maple Oatmeal-290 CaloriesBurger King: Burger King Whopper Jr. W/O Mayo & Apple Fries-330 Calories TenderGrill Chicken Sandwich W/O Mayo-360 CaloriesTaco Bell: 2 Fresco Grilled Chicken Soft Tacos-340 Calories 8 Bean Burrito Fresco Style-310Gas Stations: Cheese Stick and Fruit (160 Calories) Side Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing (Varies with Dressing)
Creativity is a form of recreation! Finish the picture.9