[Athleticfacilitymembers-list] Recreation News!

Cristina Hoff hemfit at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Feb 10 14:22:21 EST 2010


* All Recreation Facilities will be open for normal operating hours 
today and tomorrow.
*Group Exercise Classes at the MAC & Hemenway will run as scheduled 
today & tomorrow.
*All Recreation Facilities are closed on Monday, February 15th in 
observance of President's Day.
*  Please see the facility hours page for special closings and reduced 
facility hours in February:  
* The Blodgett Pool will be closed:
    Friday, February 12th - No Evening Swim
    Friday, February 19th - All Day
    Saturday, February 20th - All Day
    Sunday February 21st - All Day
    (For MIAA Meet)
    Wednesday, February 24th - All Day
    Thursday, February 25th - All Day
    Friday, February 26th - All Day
    Saturday, February 27th - All Day
   (For Women's Ivy Championship)


**The Golf Simulator*_
Harvard Recreation offers a state of the art golf simulator that enables 
you to play at a variety of different professional golf courses. Whether 
you prefer to play the front nine, back nine, or all 18, this simulator 
will provide you with an overall detailed analysis of your game. This 
interactive unit also provides recreational users an opportunity to hit 
at the driving range, work on approach shots, chip/putt and much more!  
Fee: $25/hr (up to four people)
You Must Bring your own equipment. For reservations and questions call 
the Murr Center Back Desk at (617)495-3454

_*The 2010 Recreation Olympics*_
Watch out, Vancouver, the 2010 Harvard Recreation Olympics are here! 
Form a team of 6-8 people and get ready
to win the gold! Events will include: a high-octane Obstacle Course, a 
revved up Relay Race, a B-ball
shoot out, the infamous Dizzy Bat event, and, in the case of a tie, a 
race-to-the-finish-Towel Bob sled race and BOSU/Pool
Noodle Throw down. The event will be held on Friday, February 26th form 
12:00-2:00pm at the MAC.
More information and full details will be posted on the web shortly. 
Email your completed team roster/registration form
NO LATER THAN Feb. 22nd to: ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu. To register your 
team see our website: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/rec_olympics
Attention TFC Participants: You will receive DOUBLE POINTS for 
participating in the Recreation Olympics!

_*Save the Date- The Indoor Biathlon is Back!*_
Monday, March 8th
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Hemenway Gymnasium
Details are coming soon!
Team Fitness Challenge*_
The bonus information for TFC for Feb. 16th-21st is as follows: earn 
double points for attending any ZUMBA class at a Harvard Recreation 
facility! Don't forget to turn in your minutes (Monday through Sunday) 
to your team captain by Wednesday, Feb. 24th at 12pm!
Spring 2010 Dance Workshops*_
/*ZUMBA Dance Party!*/
Half instructional workshop, half dance party, this Zumba Dance Party 
for Beginners will leave you sweaty and salsa-ing all the way to class 
and back!
Learn how to do Latin dances such as Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, 
Reggaeton, Flamenco & MORE!             
Sat. Feb. 27th, 12:00-2:00p.m. @ the MAC
(Class will be held in the mezzanine. You must have gym membership to 
*Cost is $10 per person
*You must sign up: pre-register at either the MAC or Hemenway front 
desk.  Space is limited, so don't delay!
*Taught by Kerry Smith
/*Additional dance workshops will be offered later this spring such as 
Beyonce's "Single Ladies" & a Belly Dance Workshop.
For more information go to: 
*Harvard Trim & Fit*
Are you struggling to shed those last few stubborn pounds?
Or, have you reached your goal weight but need some extra motivation to 
maintain it?
Do you know what you SHOULD be doing for health and fitness, but find 
yourself straying off course?
Then Harvard Trim & Fit is for YOU!
8-week session:
Dates: February 16th-April 13th 2010
Time: 12:15-1:10pm
Location: Malkin Athletic Center
Today is the last day to register for this course! To access the online 
registration please and find out additional information about this 
program please go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/trim_fit
Yoga Workshops*
Yoga workshops will be offered twice per month at Hemenway Gymnasium 
this spring. Each workshop will focus on a particular skill or style of 
yoga. Workshops are complimentary for facility members who have group 
exercise class access. Facility members who have not purchased group 
exercise class access may attend by paying the $10.00 drop-in fee at the 
front desk of Hemenway Gymnasium. Twenty-five class passes will be 
available 30 minutes prior to the start time of class on a first-come, 
first-serve basis. For a full listing of offerings please visit: 

*Strength Training Orientations*
Looking for an efficient workout? Sign up for a Strength Training 
Orientation! A Personal Trainer will lead each 45-minute group session 
will teach you how to use the weight machines in the express circuit, 
along with basic use of cardio machines. Each participant will receive a 
strength worksheet. There is a $5.00 fee for the orientation and 
pre-registration is required. Sign up at the front desk at least 24 
hours in advance. Orientations with less than 3 participants enrolled 
with be canceled due to low enrollment.

*Upcoming Strength Training Orientations at Hemenway    *           
Thursday, February 25th 5:30pm-6:15pm
Tuesday, March 9th @ 5:30pm
Thursday, March 25th @ 12:30pm
Please contact Kerry Smith at ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu with any questions.

*Upcoming Strength Training Orientations at the MAC*
Thursday, February 25th @ 12:30pm
Tuesday, March 9th @ 12:30
Wednesday, March 24th @ 4:30pm
Please contact Kate Doherty at fitness at fas.harvard.edu with any questions.
Healthy Regards,

Cristina Hoff
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