On September 29 the American Red Cross will be holding a lifeguarding course from 6-9:30 p.m. It is designed to teach skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services take over. This class includes, Lifeguarding, [...]
Athletic & Health
According to the Gainesville Police Department, in 2014 there were 225 bicycle, moped, and scooter accidents in Gainesville. The University of Florida Student Senate recently passed a scooter safety resolution and are planning a scooter safety awareness week for October 19 – 23. To compliment these efforts, GatorWell Health Promotion Services has created a Helmet [...]
RecSports is offering 10 league sports and 7 flash tournaments this semester. Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee and Team Tennis registration closes on September 10. Don’t delay! Visit http://recsports.ufl.edu/intramural-sports/fall-schedule/ to register a team.
Outdoor Adventure Recreation (OAR) is holding a meeting this Thursday (and subsequent Thursdays) in Yon Hall at 6:30 p.m. Hiking the Appalachian Mountains, caving tubing in Tennessee, spectacular sites in the Southwest, paddling and rope swinging on the Suwannee, exploring countries in the Caribbean, and even weekly climbing and ultimate Frisbee are all real possibilities [...]
Registration for RecSports’ Fitness Workshop: Olympic Lifting (Beginner) opens July 5th at 8 a.m. USAW-certified staff will lead a two-hour Olympic Lifting Fitness workshop to help students develop the skills necessary to effectively perform the snatch, clean and jerk. Taking this course makes students eligible for the intermediate course, which focuses on loaded lifts to [...]
Register by July 2 at noon for Summer B sports leagues: Sand Volleyball, Indoor Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee 5-on-5 Basketball and Softball. All leagues start on July 6. For all Intramural Sports, register on IMLeagues.
Register today for UF’s third annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk/ 5K on Saturday, May 30 at Westside Park in Gainesville. Get your free Oral Cancer Health Screening before its too late and come run/ walk a 5k with them. Sign up now for this awesome event to raise awareness for oral cancer, a leading killer [...]
Register by May 15 (noon) for Summer A sports leagues: Softball, Kickball, Dodgeball, Indoor Soccer and 5-on-5 Basketball. All leagues start on May 18. RecSports will also offer a one-day Table Tennis Flash Tournament on June 9. For all Intramural Sports, register on IMLeagues linked from recsports.ufl.edu.
Try RecSports Small Group Training formats for free this week. Register on RSConnect, linked from recsports.ufl.edu. Sign up at the Training Center in Southwest Recreation Center for Summer A sessions starting May 17, including Paddleboard Yoga, Kettlebell, TRX®, Olympic Lifting Training and more.
Cancer Prevention is important for people as young as the age of 20. Check out the Cancer Screenings and Healthy Guidelines for Women and Men in the links below.