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RecSports Weekend Warrior

Come to Southwest Recreation Center this Saturday, February 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. for a Weekend Warrior on Strength Training for Physique taught by personal trainer David Corrado. This interactive workout will provide education, dialogue, and a sense of direction to any level of patron interested in improving their physique.
Learning Objectives:

Identify which muscle groups [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on February 8, 2016.

Enter the Condom Accessory Design Challenge for Sex in the Swamp 2016

Grab a friend, get creative and transform condoms into the next must-have accessory!
As part of its Sex in the Swamp event on Feb. 18, the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma is hosting a condom accessory design challenge. Each first-place winning team member will receive a Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband!
Teams of [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on January 25, 2016.

Health and Wellness Scholarship

The annual $500 Gareth Kerr Memorial Scholarship Award recognizes students that consistently support campus and community health programs and/or work diligently to promote a cause related to health and wellness.
Open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in good standing with UF (GPA of 3.0 or above), award nominees must demonstrate a special commitment to a [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on January 19, 2016.

Start Up Theater Org

The Center for Arts in Medicine, Dean of Students and STRIVE seek culturally diverse individuals interested in social justice for a new theatre troupe that uses the power of the arts to prevent interpersonal violence.  Become part of the movement to eliminate stigma, build awareness, and educate your peers!  They provide training and opportunities; you [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on November 2, 2015.

Horseback Riding, Yoga & Camping TRiP

Experience the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina by horseback! Join the newest department of RecSports, TRiP on the outdoor adventure. You’ll camp out in the woods, spend Saturday riding horses on a guided 4-hour adventure, and then do some relaxing, including outdoor yoga, and exploring the Pisgah wilderness. For more information and instruction on [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 26, 2015.

RecSports Small Group Training

Try RecSports Small Group Training formats for free this week, October 12-16. Register on http://bit.ly/1N4mLND or as RSConnect. Make sure to try out all the formats and see which you like best!

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on October 12, 2015.

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

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, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 29, 2015.

GatorWell’s Helmet Safety Campaign

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 [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 21, 2015.

Fall Intramural Sports

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.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on September 7, 2015.

Amazing trips with Outdoor Adventure Recreation

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 [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on August 24, 2015.