[Athleticfacilitymembers-list] Recreation News

Hoff, Cristina hemfit at fas.harvard.edu
Tue Sep 6 08:30:04 EDT 2011


* Facility hours for September & October are available on our website:  http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/hours


*Memberships for the academic year and fall semester are now on sale online and in person. For additional information please contact Kristin at dha-tix at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:dha-tix at fas.harvard.edu>.

*Members, if you have not renewed your locker at the Blodgett Pool for this academic year, please do so by September 19. On September 19, all lockers that have not been paid for will have their locks cut off, and contents placed in the lost and found.  To renew your locker, please visit the Murr Center Conditioning Room front desk between 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday, or contact Casey Blodget at caseyblodget at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:caseyblodget at fas.harvard.edu>.

*Locker rentals will begin on Tuesday, September 6th at 9:30am and continue until 2:00 that day.  They will continue to be sold during that time period all week.  If you would like to reserve a locker, but can not make it in during those times, please e-mail Matt at macinfo at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:macinfo at fas.harvard.edu>.


The Fall 2011 Group Exercise Schedules will run from August 29th-December 4th. The schedules can be viewed on our website: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/schedules

New Indoor Cycling Bikes at the MAC!!  The new Schwinn Sport bikes feature magnetic resistance instead of brake pads, making the ride much smoother and the resistance adjustments much more consistent.  One MAC member described the experience as "going from a Jeep to a Cadillac!"  Come to a cycling class at the MAC http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/schedules and see for yourself!

Coming soon.... MPower Consoles for the new Schwinn Bikes, allowing us to measure RPMs, distance and wattage.  This will change the way you ride, forever!  We anticipate the new consoles arriving in early November, factory pending.

8 week Fall 2011 TRX Small Group Training Classes will return in October. The session will run October 3rd-December 2nd 2011.
Register in person at the front desk of Hemenway Gymnasium between September 12th-28th. Course offerings include TRX Blast, TRX Circuits & Yoga on the TRX!
Complimentary TRX demos are being offered during the month of September at Hemenway. Try it out for free!  http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/TRX
Please contact Kerry at hemtrain at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:hemtrain at fas.harvard.edu> for additional information.

WHAT: TRX Demo/Meet the Trainers
WHEN: Wednesday, September 16th 12:15-1:00pm
WHERE: Hemenway Gym Weight room
This workshop is complimentary for facility members. Meet in the lobby at Hemenway Gymnasium at 12:15pm ready to workout.
DESCRIPTION: Hemenway Personal Trainers will be giving a free TRX demonstration to all members interested in participating. The demo will last 45 minutes and will consist of circuit training. All members are invited to join the circuit or to briefly meet the trainers and discuss any exercise-related inquiries. Please contact Kerry Antunes at hemtrain at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:hemtrain at fas.harvard.edu> with additional questions.

Fall classes will run at the Malkin Athletic Center and Hemenway Gymnasium between Sunday, October 2nd-December 4th. Registration is LIVE on our website between Monday, September 12th-Wednesday, September 28th. Join in the fun with these exciting & educational programs! Class offerings include   Ice Skating, Bollywood Dance, Belly Dance, Hip Hop, Operation Strappy Dress, Ballroom, Pilates, Nia, Meditation, Latin Dance & more! Course meeting times & descriptions are online: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/specialty_classes

A wide variety of brand new group swim programs are coming to the MAC & Blodgett Pool this October! Courses include Aqua Ballet, Swim for Fitness, Safety Strokes, Treading in Deep Water, Deep DISCOvery & MORE! Registration will be available online between September 12th-28th. Courses run for 8 weeks between October 1st and December 3rd. For a course details & additional information please see our website: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/activities/swimprograms
Please contact Dawn at macfit at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:macfit at fas.harvard.edu> for addititional information.

7  Mondays: October 3—November 21
No class on Monday October 10
All classes meet from 6:00pm—10:00 pm at the Malkin Athletic Center
100% attendance is required.
Equipment will be supplied with the exception of mask, fins, boots & snorkel.
The fee for this course is $275.00 per person.
Register for this course online between  9/19—10/7.
If space is available, late registration will be permitted until 10/16 but a $10 late fee will be added.
 To access the registration link go to:
Additional questions can be directed to alan.budreau at gmail.com
781 724-8746

The Fall 2011 Group Exercise Triathlon will run October 3rd-December 4th 2011.
Registration is September 12th-28th in person or online.
Objective: Complete 34 checkpoints (classes), across 3 group exercise categories in 9 weeks to finish the race.  This is an individual event; no team required!
•    Everyone who finishes will receive a T-shirt.
•    The top 5 finishers (those who complete the highest number of classes) will win an additional prize.
Between the dates of October 3rd-December 4th, attend as many group exercise classes in 3 categories as you can.  Minimum of 34 classes, with a designated number in each category, are required to finish the race.  Your designated number of classes will be broken into 4 principal requirements plus electives to reach the total required number.
Additional information is available on our website: http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/GXTriathlon
Please contact Kerry at ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu> or Mike at macpt at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:macpt at fas.harvard.edu> for additional information.

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.
* Cost: $5/ participant (fee MUST be collected at the respective gym’s front desk at the time of sign up; all participants are required to have  gym memberships). For additional information please go to:  http://recreation.gocrimson.com/fitness/strength_trainingorientations
Please contact Mike at hempt at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:hempt at fas.harvard.edu> for additional information.

Upcoming  Basic STOs:
Friday, September 9th 12:15-1:00pm @ HEMENWAY GYMNASIUM
Wednesday, September 21st 5:15-6:00pm @ THE MALKIN ATHLETIC CENTER
Monday, October 3rd 5:15-6:00pm @ HEMENWAY GYMNASIUM
Wednesday, October 12th 12:15-1:10pm @ THE MALKIN ATHLETIC CENTER
Wednesday, November 2nd 5:15-6:00pm @ HEMENWAY GYMNASIUM
**Please contact Mike Doyle with any questions regarding STOs: hempt at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:hempt at fas.harvard.edu>

ZUMBA PINK PARTY Tuesday, October 18th 5:30-6:55pm http://recreation.gocrimson.com/Zumbapink
Pilates for Pink Thursday, October 20th 5:00-5:55pm http://recreation.gocrimson.com/P4P
Flash Mob Dance Workshop Tuesday, September 27th http://recreation.gocrimson.com/programs/danceworkshops

Harvard On The Move is a University-wide initiative that promotes physical and psychological wellness for students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as our neighbors in Cambridge and Boston. The program sponsors weekly walks and runs, in addition to workshops and lectures highlighting cutting-edge research and practical information. Meet new people, get some fresh air and exercise! Join us today!
For the current schedule: www.harvard.edu/onthemove<http://www.harvard.edu/onthemove> or join our list serve by  e-mailing: onthemove-list-join at lists.fas.harvard.edu<mailto:onthemove-list-join at lists.fas.harvard.edu>

Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm
The class meets in front of Memorial Church. Steady rain cancels class.
Please contact Kerry at ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu<mailto:ptrainer at fas.harvard.edu> for additional information.

Healthy Regards,


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

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