Fitness Programs

Events and Classes

Spartan Challenge

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Date(s): Jan 8-April 25  (NO Class Jan 15)

Time: Mon. & Wed. 3:30-4:30pm

Description: Commitment, perseverance and dedication are just some of the adjectives required to train like a Spartan. Spartan Challenge will get you prepared to run in a Spartan Sprint Race and is for intermediate to advanced fitness levels. This is obstacle course training at its best. Race date is April 28th in Los Angeles.

If you are interested in registering for the race, contact Joe Fix at:


Ladies' Night

 ladies' night

Date: January 23

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Description: It's time for a girls only event held at the Rec Center! Ladies, come enjoy several fun events including female led fitness events as well as personal instruction on the various resources in the Rec Center. It will be a night centered on building female strength and dignity. Come experience it for yourself!

Check out a video of Ladies' Night Spring 2016.


Men’s Night

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Date: January 24

Time: 6–9 p.m.

Description: Yes, it’s Men’s Night! Brought to you by the Rec Center, ASCBU, Community Life, Residence Life, Provider and the Office of Spiritual Life to create a men's only gym night full of competitions and challenges. 


Women's Self Defense

Spring 2018 Women's Self Defense

Date: Feb 20 OR Mar 2

Time: 4-8 p.m.

Description: The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. Sign up at the Recreation Center! A refundable $25 deposit is required but will be returned at the completion of the course. If you have any questions, please email Kristi Calhoun at

Deadlines to sign-up: 1st Class deadline is Feb 13th. 2nd Class deadline is Feb 23.


Olympic Weight Lifting

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Date: Feb 22-Apr 19

Time: Thursdays 6-7pm   (NO class Mar 22)

Description: Here is your chance to learn the best techniques to lift (at any level). This class will include instruction on barbell and dumbbell snatch and hang cleans.  If you have any questions, email Joe Fix at


Couch to 5K

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Date: Mar 29-Apr 19

Time: Thursdays 4-5pm

Description: This program is designed to take non-runners and give them the opportunity, encouragement, and training to become a runner!  Participants will be given a running/training schedule that works up to their 5k goal.  Each Thursday, the group will meet together and run under the supervision of a Personal Trainer with stretching and a core workout.


Special Classes

March Mania

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Date: March 5-9

Description: Five days and five ways to diversify your workout! Come one, come all!

Learn to Lift

Date: March 5, 7 & 9

Time: 4-5pm

Description: Integration of freeweights and machines.

Monday=Upper Body, Wednesday=Lower Body, Friday=Core

GLOW Cycle

Date: March 6

Time: 8-9pm

Description: What could make Zumba MORE fun? Doing it GLOW style! Wear white, neon and get ready to workout!

Glow Zumba

Date: March 8

Time: 8-9pm

Description: Fun with glow-in-the-dark doesn't have to end in elementary school. Our special Glow Cycle class is a one of a kind exercise experience! Diversifying your fitness will never have felt so good!