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Members of the NIU Student Recreation Center, including students, faculty and staff, can sample fitness classes for free through a new program. Recreation and Wellness is hosting Free Fitness Fridays throughout the spring semester. Each Friday at 4 p.m., a certified Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer will teach a class or lead a workout....
Starting Oct. 7 -15, Campus Recreation is offering a low, one-time fee of only $19 (regular price is $39) for their nutrition coaching program. Coordinator Meg Burnham, M.S., R.D.N., C.S.S.D. and L.D.N., is hoping the special allows more students to find out what Nutrition Coaching is all about. The special price reduction comes at a...
NIUs Campus Recreation and the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), are co-sponsoring two nationally-recognized fitness certification workshops on Oct. 29 and 30. The first workshop, group exercise certification, will be on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is geared for potential and current fitness instructors who will learn basic academic...
Looking for a way to start a new fitness goal? Campus Recreation has what you need! Fitness does not always have to include weight training or intense cardio sessions. Physical fitness can be achieved simply by walking throughout your day. This program is here to help you do just that! Join our fall semester incentive...
To promote adaptive sport and physical activity awareness for everyone, NIU’s Campus Recreation will host Adaptive Sport Day from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in the main gymnasium of the Student Recreation Center. The event is sponsored by the Great Lakes Adaptive Sport Association and supported by the Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association. Sport...
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Spending too much time at your desk? Campus Recreation has the answer! Campus Recreation, dedicated to encouraging healthy, active lifestyles, challenges faculty and staff this year to take 30 minutes out of their day to add steps to their pedometer. Why walk? The American College of Sports Medicine recommends healthy adults fit in about 10,000...
Homecoming 5K – 2013
NIU Campus Recreation will host the sixth annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk event Saturday, Oct. 24. The race begins at 7:45 a.m. at the Student Recreation Center on the southwest corner of Lucinda Avenue and Annie Glidden Road. It winds around the Huskie Football Stadium, the Convocation Center, Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex and the residence halls,...
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Campus Recreation encourages everyone to fill their summer days with fun, healthy activities. Top 5 reasons to stay active this summer 5. Reduce stress 4. Improve flexibility 3. Decrease risk of illness 2. Improve overall appearance 1. Feel more energized Faculty/Staff Summer Memberships include unlimited access to the Student Recreation Center through Aug. 16, as...
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NIU Campus Recreation’s Outdoor Adventures is planning plenty of winter fun in 2015. Registration deadlines and pricing for faculty, staff and community members is available online. Online pay options include credit cards or bursar charge. To pay with cash, check or Huskie Bucks, visit the Adventure Center. For more information, call (815) 753-9423 or email...
Homecoming 5K – 2013
Join Campus Recreation for the fifth annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk, which begins at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. NIU’s “Run for a Better U” 5K is an out-and-back race, and the terrain is flat and fast. The race route starts and ends at the Student Recreation Center on the southwest corner of Lucinda Avenue and...
NIU Outdoor Adventures
The Outdoor Adventures program at NIU has provided outdoor recreation experiences for students, faculty, staff and the general public for many years. Assistant Director Christine Lagattolla has found that one way to really engage and inform participants is through the mutually beneficial experience of volunteer trips. Lagattolla participates in a volunteer vacation each year with the...
Victor E. Huskie practices self-defense.
As part of the campus initiative to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month, female students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in a free nine-hour self-defense course with certified Rape Aggression Defense instructors at NIU. The Basic Physical Defense class is offered from 1 to 4 p.m. on three consecutive Thursdays, beginning April 17, in...