Active Alert: Classes canceled rest of today and tomorrow

B-ALERT:Due to forecast, all classes effective 4:30pm today Nov 25 are canceled. There will be no classes Wednesday Nov 26. Adjust travel plans accordingly.

Alert updated: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:50 PM

Certifications And Workshops

American Red Cross

Group Fitness

Adult CPR/AED Certification More Express Strength
Adult CPR/AED Review Core and Cardio
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Certification Spinning® Instructor Training 
First Aid Certification Spinning® Cadence, Heart Rate and Class 
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review Creative Climbs
Lifeguard Recertification  Aqua Fitness


 

Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Certification

Sept. 9, Oct. 16

5:30- 9:30 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-18

Training combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults and learn how to use an AED (automatic external defibrillator). Certifications are valid for 2 years.

$60.00
Fee includes copy of Adult Ready Reference Card and certification.
Participants can download the Participants Manual at: http://www.redcross.org
Click on "take a class" and choose the correct class name for corresponding materials.

Register at the Rec Center Front Desk.  Class size is limited.

 

Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Review

Sept. 22, Oct. 21
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated Adult CPR/AED course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certification is valid for two years.

$40.00
Fee includes certification only. No materials are provided.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own Adult Reference Ready Card.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

 

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Certification

Sept. 20, Nov. 9
10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-18

Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. Course covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Topics include: Primary assessment, Ventilations,Choking, CPR and use of an AED. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

$95.00
*Fee includes copy of Handbook, reusable breathing barrier and certification. 30 minute lunch break is included in schedule.

Register at the Rec Center Front Desk. Class size is limited.

 

Red Cross First Aid Certification

Oct. 13
5:30- 9:00 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-18

Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

$60.00
Fee includes copy of Adult Ready Reference Card and certification.
Participants can download the Participants Manual at: http://www.redcross.org
Click on "take a class" and choose the correct class name for corresponding materials.

Register at the Rec Center Front Desk. Class size is limited.

 

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review

Oct. 28
5:30- 9:30 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills before testing. To be eligible to participate in a review course, participants must have successfully completed prior training. Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

$75.00
Fee includes certification only. No materials are provided.
Participants should bring their own Handbook and breathing barrier to class.

Register at the Rec Center Front Desk. Class size is limited.

 

More Express Strength

Sept. 14 (2 AFAA CEC's)
10:00 a.m.- noon
Rec Center, EG- 24

Lack of time for a workout is a common deterrent to regular exercise. Entice your students to stay engaged by offering express classes that work all muscle groups in less time. This workshop will review new and different exercises using a weighted bar, gliding discs, and bench. While short and sweet, these mini workouts will deliver results! Equipment: gliding discs, weighted bar, bench www.flowfitnesstraining.com

Early registration: $40, $70 for both
Regular registration (after 9/3/14): $45, $90 for both

Contact: Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

 

Core and Cardio (2 AFAA CEC's)

Sept. 14
12:30pm-2:30pm
Rec Center- EG- 24
Cardio and core training are the two formats that all our students ask for. Do you need innovative ideas to continue to challenge your students? If so, this class is for you! Review the best techniques to target the local and global core muscles and learn some unique variations of some familiar core exercises. Round out the routine and torch calories using some HIIT variations that are new and different. Equipment: bench, gliding discs, hand weights or medicine ball. www.flowfitnesstraining.com

Early registration: $40, $70 for both
Regular registration (after 9/3/1): $45, $90 for both

Contact Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

 

Spinning® Instructor Training

Nov. 15, 2014
9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Rec Center- EG- 22
This comprehensive workshop will give you all the tools you need to become a certified Spinning instructor and lead your own classes. In the Spinning Instructor Training, you'll learn how to: demystify cycling biomechanics, instruct students on bike setup and safety, develop strong coaching skills, craft unforgettable class ride profiles, incorporate heart rate training and the Spinning Energy Zones™ and use visualization techniques to enhance the mind/body connection www.spinning.com, For any questions or for assistance, call Customer Service (800) 847-7746 x600

BU Students $240 (Plus $30 Manual + S&H), Other $295 (Plus $30 Manual + S&H) BU Students/Staff must have a promotional code at checkout to receive your preferred rate. Contact Patti Dowd to receive the promotional code.

Contact: Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

 

Spinning® Cadence, Heart Rate and Class (6 STAR points, 3.5 AFAA, .4 ACE)

Nov. 16, 2014
8:30am-12:30pm
Rec Center- EG- 22
www.spinning.com Understanding the relationship between cadence, resistance and intensity is key to coaching classes that meet riders' training goals. Co-developed by the Spinning education team and cycling expert Joe Friel, this workshop teaches you to correctly use cadence and resistance as training variables.
To register, call Customer Service (800) 847-7746 x600 to receive your student discount.

BU Students $90, Other $109

Contact: Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

 

Creative Climbs (3 STAR points, 1.5 AFAA, .2 ACE)

Nov. 16
1 - 3 p.m.
Rec Center, EG- 22
www.spinning.com Challenge your riders with new ways to climb and they'll enjoy the ride to the top. This workshop identifies, discusses and demonstrates several strategies for engaging, safe and fun climbs with techniques you can use in many class formats.To register, call Customer Service (800) 847-7746 x600 to receive your student discount.

$50 BU Students, Other $60

Contact: Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

Aqua Fitness

Saturday, Dec. 6
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rec Center, EG-pool

This one-day workshop outlines the properties of water and exercise, and the latest research supporting the benefits of water resistance on muscle strengthening and cardiovascular endurance. Learn how to create and teach a safe, effective aquatic class. It is based on AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Aqua Fitness, and focuses on the application of land exercise principles to the unique environment of water. Topics include:  

  • Effects of resistance and buoyancy
  • Teaching from the deck
  • In-water teaching
  • Exercise design
  • Intensity progression

This course is for instructors who are currently teaching, or are interested in teaching aquatic group exercise. It is recommended that you have already completed AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification or Exercise Science Fundamentals Home Study.

$129 (less 10% discount for current AFAA members. Corporate affiliate discounts may not be combined). This fee includes:

  • One-day workshop
  • AFAA's Standards & Guidelines for Aqua Fitness
  • Lecture outline
  • Exercise diagrams
  • One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a print or digital subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
  • 5 CEUs for AFAA certified instructors

Register at www.afaa.com.

Contact: Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958

 

Please Note:

  1. In order to participate in a fee-based Specialty Wellness Program, participants must register in advance. No registrations will be taken at the time of the program, or at the program location.
  2. Students, faculty, staff and Rec members MUST have a current University or Rec ID card to enter the Rec center. All others will be issued a card for facility entrance.
  3. Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Most programs have a minimum and maximum occupancy. Programs may fill quickly, so please register early. Some programs have a registration date cut off as well. No one will be allowed to register after the cut off date.
  4. No Day Passes or Week Passes are available for these programs.
  5. Parking on campus requires a permit or use of a metered spot.  Participants without a parking permit will be issued a pass valid during class time only.
  6. Individuals must register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk unless otherwise noted. Please call 777-PLAY for more information.

Last Updated: 10/14/14