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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.

Fitness Workshop: Olympic Lifting

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 [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on June 22, 2015.

Summer B Intramural Sports

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.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on June 22, 2015.

5k Walk/ Run for Oral Cancer Awareness

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 [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on May 18, 2015.

Summer Intramural Sports

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.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on May 11, 2015.

RecSports Small Group Training

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.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on May 11, 2015.

Cancer Prevention and Screenings

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.
http://m.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-035113.pdf
http://m.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-035114.pdf

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on April 27, 2015.

Fill Your Perscriptions at Student Health Before Leaving for the Summer

Don’t forget to refill your prescriptions before leaving for the summer.
The UF Student Health Care Center offers multiple ways to get your medications without having to leave campus – just have your prescription number ready:
1. Call 352-392-1760 and press one.
2. Download the NEW Android app from GooglePlay (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pocketrx.uf_pharmacy)
3. Download the NEW Apple app from iTunes [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Opportunities on April 27, 2015.