Health & Fitness

We strive to offer a variety of classes to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Join us in a safe and motivating environment that will keep you moving! Call the SRC at 826-4197 or check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/StudentRecreationCenter to find more fitness classes.

Lap Swimming

Year Round

Adults can utilize our lanes for lap swimming and exercise any hour the facility is open.

Water Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

These classes are one-hour long, medium intensity aerobic workouts. Tuesday and Thursday mornings class is held in the deep end area and all other classes are held in the four-foot lap lanes.

Day and Time: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 7:30- 8:30 AM, Tuesday & Thursday • 8:30 - 9:30 AM (deep water) & Monday - Friday • 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Prenatal & Post-Partum Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

This class is designed for expectant mothers and new mothers who would like to begin or continue an exercise routine.

Day and Time: 
Monday - Friday • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Adaptive Aquatics

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Come and bring your child of exceptional needs to this fun and safe environment. Facilitated by our trained staff, Adaptive Aquatics will reinforce basic water safety in the presence of fun and exciting games.

Day and Time: 
Friday • 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Cooking 101 – Cooking for College Students

February 4
You don’t have to be a celebrity chef to prepare food that is healthy and quick. Learn the basics of nutritious dorm or off-campus cooking. In this workshop, participants will learn how to steam, sauté, bake and boil, spice up meals with a few herbs and spices, and make great meals with just a few ingredients. Includes recipes.
 
Program Fee: 
$5
Day and Time: 
Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 122

Tae Kwon Do

February 9 – May 7
Traditional Tae Kwon Do is an extremely effective Martial Art for self defense, self-discipline, and self-empowerment. Training will increase your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility while teaching you effective self-defense techniques in realistic situations. Tae Kwon Do is world renowned for having the most dynamic and explosive kicking techniques of any Martial Art. Coupled with its focus on realistic self defense, and the use of grappling, joint-locking, choking and hand-striking techniques, traditional Tae Kwon Do will provide you with the skills and confidence to handle any situation. Whether you are new to the Martial Arts, or want to train for your black belt, our proven method of instruction will help you succeed. Students will have an opportunity to test for their first belt at the end of the semester and can attend some additional classes at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, here in Arcata.
 
Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $90 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:00 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The first two weeks are at HSU's Recreation & Wellness Center Room 125, the following weeks at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, Arcata
Notes: 
An additional $20 will be collected at the first class meeting to cover the cost of the uniform.

Fast, Easy and Cheap

March 4
Learn fast, easy and cheap ways to fill your belly without breaking the budget or cooking all day. Includes recipes.
Program Fee: 
$5
Day and Time: 
Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 122

Olympic Weightlifting

March 7
Participants will be taken through the complete progressions of Olympic Clean and Jerk, Snatch and additional movement variations. Participants will gain the knowledge of how to use these movements in their own workout routine. This workshop is hand on and discussion based. The worskshop is suitable for those who are just learning about strength training.
Program Fee: 
$10 HSU Students, $15 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Isshinryu Karate

March 23 – April 29
Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate and an activity providing a strong workout while teaching a practical form of self-defense. Students also learn the basics, kata and sparring techniques. Beginners are welcome, and continuing students can earn rank in this style of karate. Robert Sherman 8th degree black belt,  Eric Lien 6th degree black belt and Nicole Doan 3rd degree black belt are the chief instructors. This class has been taught concurrently at HSU since 1979.
 
Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $45 All Others (Both Options: $70 HSU Students • $80 All Others)
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

Tai Chi

March 24—April 23
This course focuses on the Yang family long form of Tai Chi Chuan. Participants will learn the foundational concepts and principles of Tai Chi and theory. Emphasis will be on body movement, breath work, and slow movement.
 
Program Fee: 
$25 HSU Students • $35 All Others (Both Options: $35 HSU Students • $45 All Others)
Drop-In Fee: 
$3 HSU Students • $5 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesday & Thursday • 12:00 - 12:45 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

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