[Athleticfacilitymembers-list] Recreation News

Hoff, Cristina hemfit at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 13 14:19:06 EDT 2010

* The September 2010 facility schedule is available on our website. For details, please go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/hours
* Blodgett pool will be closed this weekend due to the ECAC Water Polo Championships. The pool will be closed on Thursday, 9/16 in the evening as well as all day on Friday 9/17 ,Saturday 9/18, and Sunday 9/19.
The pool will re-open Monday 9/20 at 9am.
* The Malkin Athletic Center has extended hours next month on the following dates due to Varsity Volleyball
October 1st closing at 9:00pm, October 8th closing at 9:00pm, October 22nd closing at 9:00pm


Back 2 School Bootcamp: Need to jumpstart your Fall Semester exercise routine?
Back to School Bootcamp is perfect for anyone at any level of fitness experience, and its free!
This special event will be broken into 3 sections all packed into 1 educational and fun hour!
First the MAC trainers will coach you through a 40 minute circuit style routine guaranteed to get you on the right track with your fitness routine this semester. Next, the trainer will lead a Q & A session where participants will have the opportunity to ask their burning fitness related questions. At the end the trainers will demonstrate recovery techniques using the foam roller. All participants will receive a hand out outlining the circuit.
WHO: COMPLIMENTARY for Recreation facility members
WHEN: Wednesday, September 22nd, 7pm-8pm
WHERE: MAC Mezzanine
For more information go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/back2school

SAVE THE DATE: Pilates for Pink
Support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Workout to help fight
breast cancer at our 4th Annual Pilates for Pink Charity Class!
Details: Wednesday, October 13th
Time: Check in is 6:30-6:50pm the workout is 7:00-7:55pm
Location: MAC Mezzanine
Online registration is September 20th-October 12th
A $10.00 donation is suggested per person. You will receive a raffle ticket for every $10.00 you donate. Raffle prizes include recreation vouchers, 1-1 personal training or private pilates session, massage, Lululemon clothing and much MORE!! Pre-registration is required and it will begin on Monday, 9/20. Please check our website for updates: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/pilates4pink


Specialty Classes
Fall 2010 Specialty classes will run for 8 weeks beginning October 2nd. Registration will be available online between Monday, 9/20 and Wednesday 9/29. Course offerings include Couch to 5K, Ballet, Hip Hop, Fit Mamas, Latin Dance, Progressive Pilates, Belly Dance,  Yin Yoga, Meditation, Ice Skating, Iron Yoga, Extreme Bootcamp, Ballroom Dance, BOSU Equilibrium & MORE! For course descriptions please go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/specialty_classes

Group Exercise
Attention Students: Group Exercise class access is complimentary for all students. You must activate your class access online by September 15th by going to this site: https://harvard-rec.fas.harvard.edu/recreation/
The Fall GX 2010 schedule is in session and can be found online at:  http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/schedules

Harvard Slim Down
Have you tried to lose weight in the past, only to fail? Are you wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes, but just aren't sure where to start? Then Harvard Slim Down is designed just for YOU!
Class Dates:
Mondays & Wednesdays 1:15-2:10 pm
October 4 - December 17, 2010
Location: Malkin Athletic Center
Registration is ONLINE September 20th-29th 2010
For more information go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/slim_down

Strength Clinics
NEW Strength Clinics have just been added to the Fall line-up at Hemenway Gymnasium. Strength Training for Women, Kettlebell Clinic, The Benchpress & Progressive Power Lifting will run for 6 weeks beginning October 4th. Classes are limited to 3-6 participants allowing each participant to receive individual attention which will allow them to progress each week. *Facility Membership is required* Fee: $120.00 per person per clinic.
Registration is September 20th-29th online. For additional information please go to: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/strength_trainingorientations

Basic Strength Training Orientations
Looking for an efficient workout? Want to learn how to use the machines safely and properly? Register for a Strength Training Orientation at the MAC or Hemenway. Strength Training orientations are 45-minute sessions, during which members are led through a row of circuit
machines by a certified personal trainer. During the Basic STO, members will be provided with a list of the circuit machines  along with information on technique, moderation, progression, and machine adjustments. Please note that these are not customized  personal training sessions.  Members will not be shown how to use dumbbells or cable machines, and will not be exercising during the STO.
**Please contact Mike Doyle with any questions regarding STOs: hempt at fas.harvard.edu. http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/strength_trainingorientations
The fee for this course is $5.00. Advanced registration at the front desk is required 24 hours prior to the class.
Upcoming  Basic STOs:
Friday, 9/17: 12:15-1pm
Thursday, 9/23: 5:30-6:15pm
Monday, 9/13: 5:30-6:15pm
Monday, 9/20: 12:15-1pm

Employment: Lifeguards
The Department of Athletics is accepting applications for lifeguards to work 17 hours or less per week. Must possess current certification in the following areas: American Red Cross and/or equivalent certification in Lifeguard Training, Community First Aid Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer. If interested, please contact Gary Brown at gbrown at fas.harvard.edu.

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Healthy Regards,

Cristina Hoff

Cristina Hoff
Fitness Program Manager
Harvard University Recreation
Hemenway Gymnasium
Office line: (617) 495-3435
Fax: (617) 496-8665

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