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Special Events

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Special Events

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.

Upcoming Events

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Late Night @ the Rec

When: 9pm-11:30pm (right after the Women's Volleyball game)

Where: Bender Arena

AURecfit wants to welcome new and returning students to campus one of the biggest events of the year! Join in the various group exercise sample classes, compete in the cannonball contest, watch club sport demos, and more! Come try out all that AU Recreational Sports and Fitness has to offer!

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Pause Campaign Pop-Ups

The Pause Campaign was created to encourage the AU Community to take more breaks to relax amidst their busy schedules. Each pop-up will feature a different way to pause during the day. Come and join us, if only for five minutes!

September 23rd Pause for Aromatherapy, The Quad, 11am-2pm

September 25th Pause for Mindfulness, The Quad, 11am-2pm

September 27th Pause for Crafting, The Quad, 11am-2pm

Rainout location will be in the MGC Lobby.

Ongoing Programs

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Women on Weights

When: Wednesdays, 5-7pm, September 18th-October 2nd

Where: Cassell Fitness Center Weight Room

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.

Register through this link!

Looking to Collaborate?

If you are a student group looking to co-sponsor an event, please contact Lauren Kline, Fitness Coordinator of Wellness & Special Events: lkline@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!

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