Department of Recreational Services Offers Exclusive Faculty-Staff Programming for Fall 2013

Kent State University's Department of Recreational Services is offering exclusive programming for faculty and staff this fall.The Department of Recreational Services is proud to announce a variety of programming designed specifically for faculty and staff members of Kent State University for the fall semester. Programming includes adult swimming lessons, multiple intramural leagues, a family hiking trip and a new Group X class. All programs will be offered during lunchtime or after traditional work hours.

“The Department of Recreational Services continues to support the university’s Wellness Initiative by providing exclusive programs for faculty and staff members,” explains Kim Rufra, associate director for the Department of Recreational Services. “We chose popular offerings and scheduled them during convenient times. These programs are just another way we serve the university community and support healthy lifestyles at Kent State.”

Exclusive faculty-staff programs for fall 2013 include:

Faculty/Staff Swim Lessons
This class is offered exclusively for faculty and staff with little to no experience in the water. Participants will learn basic swimming techniques and have the opportunity to develop their own personal swimming goals (Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:15 – 1 p.m.).

Outdoor Soccer, Softball and 6-on-6 Volleyball Intramural Leagues
Each team will participate in regular season games, followed by a single elimination tournament, for teams that qualify, to determine the championship team. Individuals interested in playing, but unable to create an entire team, may register individually as a free agent (registration deadlines and days of play vary).

Family Hiking Trip
Learn essential tips and tricks to hiking and enjoying the outdoors with children during this fun, family-friendly day trip. Cost includes lunch (Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.; register by Oct. 16).

PiYo Group X Class
Step into this fun, challenging class that fuses Pilates and Yoga. You will tone muscles, work on balance and get a great stretch while relieving stress. This class is a little different each time but always a great workout! (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:15 – 1 p.m.).

To learn more about faculty-staff programming or to register for a program, visit

POSTED: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:58pm
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