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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

DIY holiday treat, snowflakes, snowmen

DIY Holiday Treat

When: Wednesday, December 4th, 11am-2pm

Where: MGC Lobby

Want to know how to make a healthy holiday treat? AURecfit and AU Dining have teamed up to give you some ideas! Stop by to make your own apple pop with dessert hummus and many kinds of toppings. We will also have Sarah, the AU Dietician with us to answer your questions about nutrition!

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Recharge U Pop-Ups

When: December 9th-11th from 11am-2pm

Where: December 9th @ The Bridge and December 10th and 11th @ MGC Lobby

December 9th: Tea Pop-Up
December 10th: Essential Oil Spray Pop-Up
December 11th: Healthy Snacks and Coloring

 

Ongoing Programs

Women in weightroom

Women on Weights

When: Spring 2020, Dates/Times TBD

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.

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!

About PHA