Just a quick reminder!
Just a quick reminder!
Adventure Recreation is excited to introduce a brand new series coming to the RFC: Women in Wilderness! ☀️
The Women in Wilderness series is a series of trips, clinics, and climbing events that are for female participants led by the female leaders of Adventure Rec. 💪 This day trip through canyon trails will be the initial launch of this program, we can't wait for what's in store! 🤩 For more information or to sign up, visit the ARC or go to www.jsu.edu/urec/outdoor - registration ends March 12th, so be sure to save your spot!
Our first birthday party for the RFC was a success! 🎉 Thanks to all who came out to celebrate with us. We can't wait for next year! 🤩
URec is encouraging you to get off the couch and get moving with Couch to 5K! 🔥
Join fitness professional, Pamela Rowland, as she trains you to run 5km in just 5 weeks! 👀 Training includes 2 group workouts or runs per week with supplementary training schedules to keep up the progress! All participants will receive a complimentary registration for JSU first ever Run Cocky 5K on March 14 🏃
Interested in taking your cardio to the next level? Sign up and receive more information at Member Services or head to our website www.jsu.edu/urec/fitness - let's get moving! 🎉
Spend the day hiking with Adventure Recreation at Oak Mountain State Park ☀️ This is a great opportunity for those who love capturing pictures or just want a quick getaway! 📸 Message us with any questions you may have and register before 1/24 at the ARC or on our website!
School starts TOMORROW and we're so excited to have you guys back on campus! 🎉 Here's a few events and fun things to look out for this month:
〰️ Be sure to come check out our IM Info Session happening tomorrow, Jan. 8, at 4:30 pm in the MAC Court! 🏐
〰️ The RFC is turning 1! Come celebrate with us Jan. 14 starting at 4 pm in the RFC, the event is free (and yes, we'll have cake)! 🎂
〰️ Show off your basketball skills in our basketball skills contest Jan. 24 starting at 4 pm. 🏀Sign up on imleagues.com before the event.
This semester, intramurals are back and better than ever! 🏆 We're having an info session Wednesday, Jan. 8th @ 4:30 pm in the MAC Court of the RFC. If you've ever been confused about a particular sport, wanted to know more information about intramurals, or have been curious about signing up, we encourage you to come and bring a friend! 🎉 You'll get all of your questions answered just in time to register for our first IM Sport of the season, Intramural Court Volleyball (register before Jan. 15)! 🏐
Our lifeguard certification class and swim lessons is here! If you or someone you know want to learn how to swim or become a certified lifeguard for future employment opportunities, now's your chance!👍🏼 Head to our website at www.jsu.edu/urec to sign up and get more info
Happy New Year, Gamecocks! 🥳 We hope this year is full of growth, fulfillment, and happiness to each and every one of you. 🤍 URec can't wait to tackle on the new decade with more intramural sports, group fitness classes, adventures, and more! 🤩
We hope everyone had an awesome Christmas and is having a wonderful time with friends and family this winter break! 🎄 We'll resume reduced hours today starting at 12 pm. See you soon, Gamecocks! 🎅
Christmas is next week, Gamecocks! 🎅 If you're busy getting your friends and family gifts this holiday season, you can't forget about you! 👀 Treat yourself with a relaxing 30-minute or hour long massage here at the RFC by one of our licensed massage therapists! Head to our website or call us at 256.782.5075 for more info - you deserve to pamper yourself this winter break! 💆🏻♀️
Here it is! 🎉 We're so excited to be releasing our Spring 2020 group fitness schedule - we can't wait to see you guys try out some of our new additions! 🤩
URec is hiring! 🤝 We're looking for certified group fitness instructors, personal trainers, and licensed massage therapists for the spring semester. ☀️ Not certified? Not a problem. ✔️ Contact Stephanie Hobbs for more information on how you can get certified for these positions at [email protected], or apply at our website www.jsu.edu/urec
Listen up, Gamecocks! 🗣️
If you're stuck on what to get someone for the holidays who likes the cold, likes to experience new things, and likes to travel, this would be the PERFECT gift! 🎁 Adventure Recreation is going skiing and snowboarding in January 2020 with lodging, ski/snowboard rentals, lift tickets, and evening meals INCLUDED! 🤯 You don't want to pass this amazing opportunity up - it's going to be a blast!
Receive more information and sign up at the ARC or on our website jsu.edu/urec/outdoor.
Staying in Jacksonville this winter break with nothing to do? Think again! 👀 The RFC is open and ready for you to use our facilities to the fullest. Run some laps on our indoor track, swim in our indoor pool, belay on the climbing wall, or unwind and play some video games. 🤙 Work out with us to keep you warm this holiday season! 🔥 #RFCPlaceToBe #ItStartsWithYou
How we feel now that finals are officially over AND graduation happening this Saturday! 😍 We are so proud of all of our seniors at Jacksonville State and how hard they have worked during their college career. We know you all will do big things! 💯
Quick reminder that our reduced hours for Winter Break start today - head over to our website to see a full list of our hours and closures this holiday season. ✔️
Get ready, Gamecocks... your next adventure is just one click away! ☀️ Adventure Recreation is back with more trips for the Spring 2020 semester! 🤩 You can now register for any trip today! Head to the ARC or our website to view all of the adventures we're going to take! 🙌
URec is wishing everyone good luck on their finals this week and next week! ✍️ You've studied hard and the semester is almost over - you've got this, Gamecocks! 💯
Happy Thanksgiving from URec to you! 🍂 Today, we are thankful for our amazing students, members, staff and faculty, and how far we have come as University Recreation. 🧡We hope today is full of family, friends, and a whole lot of yummy food! 🥧
Are you guys ready? 👀 Registration is NOW OPEN for all Spring 2020 Intramural Sports! 🎉 Head over to our website jsu.edu/urec to view and sign up for all the sports we'll be offering next semester. We can't wait to see who will be our next IM champions! 💪
IT'S OFFICIALLY THANKSGIVING BREAK! 🎉
We hope everyone has an amazing and fun holiday break! Tomorrow is JSU's last home football game, so come and show your support as we end this season with a bang 💥 If you stick around campus during the break, come and visit us! 🤩 The RFC will be open, but we will not be having group fitness classes 11/25-29! Check out our story and website for a list of our hours.
*We will be CLOSED tomorrow for the home football game. Go Gamecocks!
Finals prep has everyone stressed, but we know the perfect solution to help you relax! 👀 With the weather being so nice this week, swing by the outdoor patio and use our fire pit to enjoy the last few moments of the semester before Thanksgiving Break! 🙌☀️
Yoga Motion tonight at 6pm is cancelled. 🙁
Time for our last IM sport of the season! 🎉 We're so excited for Spring 2020, but until then, gather up your teams for one last game as go all out for the end of the semester! Registration for intramural basketball ends 11/27 - sign up at imleagues.com 🏀
Another successful URec Lock-In to celebrate all our hard working student employees! 🎉 Thank you to all of our awesome employees & special thanks to our amazing lock-in planners Alexis Deale & Danielle Cabaniss! 🙌
Want to try out something different this week? 🤔 Come to Water Fit, one of our group fitness classes that has tons of physical and mental benefits!
Water Fit is offered on Tuesdays at 11:15 am and 4 pm, and Thursdays at 11:15 am. Some of the physical benefits you'll experience from this class include improving flexibility and range of motion, joint pressure relief, and burning calories through these low impact exercises. 🏊 The mental benefits consist of, but are not limited to, stress and anxiety relief, meditative and breathing focus, and improved sleep through this beginner-friendly class!
If you're interested in trying this out for yourself, be sure to stop by the Indoor Pool or check out our website for more information! 💯
Happy #ThrowbackThursday! 💥 With Thanksgiving Break less than 3 weeks away, we wanted to let all our members know how thankful we are for them. 🤩 We've made so much progress at the RFC since our construction days & we can't wait for what's to come in the future! #RFCPlaceToBe
Tonight's Barre @ 4pm and Fit 2 Fight @ 4:50pm are cancelled. Hope to see you at Sculpt & Tone or Pound instead!
Need something to warm you up this Monday? ☕ Come to the Peak today from 8am - 10pm and get in the Fall spirit with a pumpkin spice latte, vanilla bean frappe, or caramel macchiato! 🍂
The ARC's going backpacking November 8-10th! ☀️ Come take a hike with us as we go adventuring on Pinhoti Trail in the Talladega National Forest. 🌳 Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to see some beautiful scenery while learning more about backpacking! $100/student and $115/member. Register at the ARC or on our website!
URec wishes you a happy Halloween! 🎃
Here's a recap of our Crankenstein event from this past Monday! Thank you to everyone who came, we loved seeing all of your costumes and watching you guys compete 👻
Tonight's Fit to Fight at 4:50pm is cancelled. Hope to see you at Spin instead!
Proof that Pound is more than just a workout! 🤩 URec loves @sparkygirlpound and all she does for group fitness! Be sure to read below for details on a BIG announcement! ↯
You're invited to our Special Pound Party happening this Friday, November 1 here at the RFC from 5:30-6:30 pm! 🔥 Not only will the event include the RFC Pound Instructors, but also the Pound icon herself, Amy Ward. Did we mention the event is free for members and students as well?? 🤔 However, if you're not a student or member, you're still invited! Anyone can come rock out with us for only $10, but space is LIMITED. Be sure to register at Member Services ASAP!
How we feel knowing it's GAME DAY tomorrow! We're ready to #GetCocky at our home football game tomorrow against Murray State, are you?? 🐓
Here's a brief look at what will be going on with URec this upcoming week!
*Remember, we will be closing the facilities at 12pm tomorrow.
〰️ Registration for IM Dodgeball and Wallyball ends on Sunday, Oct. 27!
〰️ Our Crankenstein Costume and Bouldering Competition is on Oct. 28; you can sign up at the ARC or at Member Services! 👻
〰️ Our Special Pound Party and #SweatySelfie Challenge will start on Nov. 1 (more details to come, keep a look out on our stories)! 👀
Here's to another successful and great month with you guys at URec!
Who run the world?? Girls 💯
We wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS to @jsufuego for winning first place AND overall in their very first tournament against Ole Miss, UA, and UAB! 🎉 They also competed in a tournament this past weekend at Auburn and got third place! URec is so proud of you guys!
JSU Fuego is a women's ultimate frisbee team! If you're interested in joining, or just want to play ultimate frisbee with a great group, stop by Dillon Field every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm! Everyone is invited to play! 🔥
Are you Fit 2 Fight? 🥊 Come check out this MMA-style group fitness plus class every Wednesday and Thursday in Studio 2 starting at 4:50pm. After this workout, you'll feel empowered and ready to conquer the rest of your day! 🔥 Sign up through our website or go to Member Services to claim your spot today 💥
Tonight's Yoga Motion at 6pm is cancelled. 😕Check out Weighted with Katie instead! Meet her in the weight room 🏋️
URec is ready to celebrate Halloween, so we're inviting YOU to our first-ever Halloween Bouldering and Costume Competition, hosted by the ARC! 🎃
There will be prizes for the climbing winners, food, a costume contest, and a movie! The climbing competition will have a male and female division for every skill level - anyone can come compete! 🧗 Climbers who compete in their costume will be awarded additional points to their score as well as a prize for the best male and female costume! Students can participate for $15 and members for $25. We can't wait to get in the spooky spirit with you guys and see all of your amazing costumes! 🤩
Happy Saturday, Gamecocks! Did you know you can now register for our 2nd session of group swim lesson? 🏊 We'll be offering swim lessons for every age at any skill level - anyone will be able to benefit from these classes! 💯
Register by October 16 at Member Services or on our website to find out more info!
We have updated our Fall 2019 group fitness schedule‼️
Quick reminder that we will NOT be having group fitness classes Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Happy Fall Break, Gamecocks!
Have you been interested in coming to one of our Group Fitness Plus Classes? Axle is one of our newest additions at URec, come check it out! 🔥
Axle is an amazing full-body workout that is designed around the axle itself. The axle was developed by Olympic athletes and training professionals to incorporate strength and performance exercises together. It is also the ONLY barbell to attach to your feet for optimum core training! 🤯 Our Axle classes incorporate music, lights, and of course, the axle, to help you gain endurance, balance, coordination, and more!
If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, come check it out on Mondays at 7:15, or Thursdays at 4 PM for a $5 drop-in rate. 🤩 Budget-friendly packages are also available to help YOU get the most out of our G-Fit+ Classes!
Calling all climbers! 🗣️ We have a special trip coming up just for you!
The ARC is going sand rock climbing in Sand Rock, AL on Sunday, Oct. 13! 🧗 This trip is open for all climbers with any skill level, but come prepared to learn some new techniques along the way! In order to go on this trip, be sure to pass a Belay Fundamentals Class; these classes are offered Monday-Thursday at 6 PM at the Climbing Wall. 😎 Be on the lookout for more information on our story, or head to Member Services! Sign up there or on our website by Thursday, Oct. 10.
Looking for something for you and your friends to play? IM Indoor Soccer would be the perfect fit! ⚽
What's awesome about soccer is that it's beginner-friendly, reduces anxiety, increases concentration, and is a GREAT way to strengthen and form friendships! 🤩 If this sounds like something you'd want to do, be sure to go to our website and sign up before Oct. 16! ✔️
Happy Wednesday, Gamecocks! The week is almost over, which means we're even closer to Preview Day this Saturday! 🤩 We can't wait to give our future students a tour of the RFC and welcome them to the friendliest campus in the south! 💯
Here's an overview of our events happening next week:
〰️ The Outdoor Pool will be closing for the season after Oct. 6th, so come get your final days of fun in the sun! ☀️
〰️ Spring 2020 Hiring Info Session in the MAC starting at 4 PM. Come learn more about our open part-time positions and get to know our staff!
〰️ FREE massages in the RFC Wellness Suite Monday & Tuesday from 12-3 PM. You can reserve your time slot in advance at Member Services!
〰️ The ARC will be going Sand Rock Climbing on Saturday, Oct. 12 - all climbers welcome! Make sure to pass a Belay Class before you go (offered every M-TH @ 6 PM), registration ends on Thursday, Oct. 10!
To celebrate National Yoga Month, check out some highlights from our September Yoga Challenge! 🧘
We loved seeing you get creative around campus to find awesome spots for your #PoseOfTheDay! 🤩 Thank you to everyone who participated with @yogi_motion in this awesome month-long challenge; we hope you'll continue to practice your yoga techniques and we hope to catch you in our G-Fit yoga classes! 🔥 Winner announced in our story!
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