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Special Events

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Special Events and Programs

Recreational Sports & Fitness hosts a number of special events that bring students, faculty, staff, community members, and alumni together for fun and active experiences.

We have monthly, annual, and one-time events and are always looking for more ideas! Some of our most popular events include Late Night at the RecPush-Pull Competition, and Women on Weights.

Women on Weights

February 12, 19, 26 || 5:30-7pm

Cassell Fitness Center Weight Room
Women in weightroom

Women on Weights is a program designed to help women feel more comfortable in the weight room and get excited about training to become STRONG! In each session, the trainers will go over form and technique as well as how to build your own weightlifting program! This program will benefit the beginner lifters as well as intermediate lifters.

Healthy Heart Week

February 10 & 12 || 11AM - 2pm

February 11 & 13 || 9 - 11AM

MGC Lobby
Take steps towards a healthy heart with RecFit February 10-13: Blood Pressure Screenings, Make your own valentines, heart healthy snacks.

Come visit your RecFit team to receive a free blood pressure screenings, make valentines, and grab some heart healthy snacks!

Looking to Collaborate?

If you are a student group looking to co-sponsor an event, please contact Ashley Wilson, Fitness Coordinator of Wellness & Special Events: ashleyw@american.edu.

Partnership of a Healthy America

AU RecFit has partnered with PHA for their “Healthier Campus Initiative” which provides guidelines for campuses to promote healthier lifestyles on campus. One of the ways RecFit is doing this, is providing free “How to” classes for students, faculty, and staff that are free of charge!

About PHA