Fitness

  • The 5 Unique Rec Programs from Around the U.S.

    When you walk into the University of North Dakota’s campus recreation center, instead of lifting weights, you might see students gathered around an island, listening...

  • How to Build a Challenge Course

    Enrich the overall education experience. That’s the goal of the Department of Campus Recreational Services at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. Adding the challenge...

  • Tour-de-Campus

    In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and increase student physical activity, University of South Florida’s (USF) Tampa campus will soon launch a free...

  • Pursuit of the Outdoors

    For over 20 years, Florida State University’s Outdoor Pursuits program has been going strong. From backpacking to paddling along the river, the trips can be...

  • Hop on the Personal Training Wagon

    Not everyone is comfortable in a gym atmosphere, but offering personal training at your recreation center could be a great way to reach a portion...

  • Battling it Out

    The game Battleship has evolved from a board and players yelling out “D-7” to life-size canoes, paddles and buckets of water. In 2013, the University...

  • From Inside the Rink

    Most college recreation centers have basketball courts, a running track, locker rooms and equipment checkout. Some have pools and spas. Fewer still have ice rinks....

  • Students Go Berserk for Special Event Classes

    With classes like Moonlight Yoga, Black Light Cycle, Diva Dance Off, Beyonce Circuit Cycle, Boy Band Dance, Zumba Pool Party and Hogwarts Express Cycle, who...

  • Instructor Training Course is Two for One

    The instructor training course at the University of Minnesota’s Recreation and Wellness center isn’t an end-all be-all. Instead, it’s a prep course and a chance for...

  • Ropes Course Fosters Teamwork Among Students

    The recreation department at Saint Leo University in St. Leo, Florida, wanted to provide students with more than just the opportunity to work on their...