Fall 2018 Newsletter

Rec Notices:  Changes to Hours of Operation

Early Closures for Home Football Games:
  • Oct. 27     6:30p (pool @ 6p)
  • Nov. 2       6:30p (pool @ 6p)
Special Hours for Thanksgiving Break:
  • Nov. 21     Close at 8p (pool @ 7:30p)              
  • Nov. 22     Closed
  • Nov. 23     Closed 
  • Nov. 24     8a-9p (tentative, check website for most up-to-date info)
  • Nov. 25     Opens at 10a
Extended Rec* Hours for Finals Survival Week: 
  • Dec. 8       7a-12a 
  • Dec. 9       7a-12a
     *regular pool hours 
Kick off Homecoming the healthy way...FREE Lighting of "A" FUN 5K
Non-perishable food items or monetary donations gladly accepted with 100% benefiting the UA Campus Pantry which works to reduce food shortage in the Wildcat Community. 
  • 3p        Registration (free t-shirts for the first 300 people)
  • 3:30p   Kitty Run (for the kids)
  • 4p        5K Fun Run (6 loops on UA Mall, Old Main to Cherry Ave.)
  • 5p        Lighting of “A” Mountain Celebration (Main Gate Garage)
Dress in your best UA Spirit in support of  “Bear Down! Go Cats!” 
Contest prizes...
Best Costume Pair | Best Stroller | Best Overall Costume (child & adult)
Register Here

October Special:

10% OFF Personal Training

Purchase any PT package in October and the discount will be automatically deducted from the price.

Learn more about Personal Training


Get a conditioning workout that you would usually get in a Group Fitness classroom, but in the water!  
Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga, 2 Sessions:
October 29, 1-2pm and November 7, 1-2pm
Reserve YOUR Spot
Fall Trips with Outdoor Rec
Oct. 26-28:  Mountain Biking Sedona
Discover the beautiful red rocks of Sedona, AZ as you mountain bike through the steep canyon walls and pine forests.
Nov. 10-12:  Grand Canyon Camp & Hike
Venture to the beautiful southern rim of Grand Canyon National Park and spend the weekend camping and doing various hikes in the park. 
Nov. 22-25:  Thanksgiving Lake Powell Kayaking
Travel by kayak beneath the deep canyon walls of Lake Powell.
and MORE!
All Overnights & Expeditions

The Sale is On!

Get a Fall Semester membership,  locker rental, or group fitness pass for half off the regular price.  
Visit the Front Desk to take advantage of this deal.

The Keto Food List

Check out this article to learn what you should and should not eat when following the Ketogenic diet.
FREE Fitness and MORE!
As part of the Pac-12 Movement, the Rec Center will be offering FREE Fitness classes and FREE Bouldering during the week of October 21-26.
Enjoy snacks, giveaways and more!
Schedule of FREE Classes & Programs


New to using kettlebells in your workout?
Check out this article for a full kettlebell workout plan. 
Campus Rec Tent on the Mall:  Oct. 27
Stop by and say "Hi", starting at 2:30p, for yard games and a kids zone with face painting, coloring and more!
Free Rec Access for Alumni:  Oct. 25-28
UA alum are welcome to use the Rec Center during all four days. Just let the front desk know your alumni status.

UA Men's Rugby

Men's Rugby had a successful weekend visiting Notre Dame. While not achieving victory in their match, the team was able to raise over $40,000 for the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund--the most ever raised by the team! Highlights included a private tour of Notre Dame's football stadium and facilities, and dinner with cadets at Culver Military Academy. 

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Feeling stressed? Check out this article for ways to explore mindfulness.
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Get the Flu Shot, NOT the Flu!

Now available at Campus Health! The CDC recommends you get a flu shot each year.

The cost for the flu shot is $27 without insurance. It is covered by the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and most other billable insurances.

Walk-in flu shots available at the Immunizations Clinic located in Sports Medicine on the ground floor.  To minimize wait time, call (520) 621-9202 before you come in.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8am-4:30pm
Wed: 9am-4:30pm

Flu Shot Clinic on campus:
Thursday, November 1st | UA Mall | 10am-2pm

For UA Faculty/Staff... 

Flu Shot Clinics Info | UA Life & Work Connections

Clinic Dates & Times
Flu Shot Consent Form

Coming in December...

Mark your calendars for these FREE events!

  • Wed., Dec. 5 – Late Night Winter Wonderland, UA Mall, 7-10pm
    Celebrate the last day of classes and enjoy winter snacks, therapy animals, winter crafts, and a Frozen Sing-Along!
    Presented by Cats After Dark and Campus Health
  • Thu., Dec. 6 – Taco Thursday, UA Mall, Time TBD
    Presented by Student Unions and WEB 
  • Fri., December 7 – Zen Day, Campus Rec, 3-5pm
    Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit with crafting, 5-minute chair massages, mindfulness activities, yoga classes and healthy snacks! 
    Presented by Campus Recreation
  • Sunday, December 9 – Library Study Break, Main & Engineering Libraries, 3-5pm
    Take a break from studying by petting therapy dogs and enjoying a smörgåsbord of snacks!
    Presented by UA Libraries
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