Find Your Fit Fall 2016

Free activities for current faculty, staff and students.

We're here to help you achieve your fitness and wellness goals. If you're a first timer, don't worry. We will guide you through every class and workshop, providing easy-to-follow instructions, and showing modifications that match your experience level. We promise you'll come away feeling motivated, challenged and confident in your knowledge and skills — making 2016 the year for a healthy, happy you.

No membership required for these programs and activities. 


Intro to Disc Golf 

  • noon, Wednesday, September 7
  • Meet in front of the Recreation Center, EG
  • with Jacob Rasmussen, program coordinator and Dale Kolnitys, program coordinator

Disc Golf is one of the fastest growing lifetime fitness sports out there. It is played much like traditional golf however, players use a flying disc with properties of a driver, iron or putter. Similar to ball golf, the object is to complete each hole in the fewest throws. A golf disc is thrown from a tee area to a target or basket. Binghamton University has its very own 18-hole Disc Golf Course on campus. Join us to discuss the basic rules of the game, practice the fundamentals of throwing the disc golf discs and check out the course.  No previous experience is required. Equipment will be provided. Please dress for outdoor physical activity and wear sturdy shoes.  

REGISTRATION: Our Find your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development while students should send an e-mail to camprec@binghamton.edu.


Tranquil Trek 

  • 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 5
  • Meet in front of the Recreation Center, EG
  • with Patti Dowd, program coordinator

Come enjoy the nourishment of nature on this slow moving meditation in the woods. Soothe the nervous system, quiet the mind, relax and experience how nature can reconnect us with our own healing rhythms as we activate our five senses and deepen our breath awareness. Discover your gentle path to wellness with this introduction to the Japanese science of “forest therapy”. This class is suitable for those who are looking for an introduction to meditation and deep breathing practices. Please dress for outdoor physical activity and wear sturdy shoes.

REGISTRATION: Our Find your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development while students should send an e-mail to camprec@binghamton.edu.


 Pick Up Pickleball

  • noon, Tuesday, November 8
  • Recreation Center, EG Main Gym
  • with Jacob Rasmussen, program coordinator

Pickleball is regaining popularity as a fun paddle sport for all ages and skill levels. Pickleball is played on an indoor court and combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. We will be reviewing the basic rules and fundamentals of the game. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Equipment will be provided. Please dress for physical activity and wear sneakers.

REGISTRATION: Our Find your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development while students should send an e-mail to camprec@binghamton.edu.


 

TRX for Yoga  

  • noon, Wednesday, December 7
  • Meet in Recreation Center, EG FitSpace
  • with Jenna Moore, assistant director, fitness and wellness 

Enhance your yoga practice using the TRX Suspension Trainer with this TRX for Yoga Flow Workout.  In this 45-minute class, we will walk through several progressions of yoga poses performed with the suspension trainer. The suspension trainer will assist and challenge traditional yoga poses. Develop control and balance. Complement your practice with this class designed for beginner to intermediate yoga practitioners. Space for this class is limited; register early to save your spot. Dress for physical activity and wear sneakers.

REGISTRATION: Our Find your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development while students should send an e-mail to camprec@binghamton.edu.


Last Updated: 8/11/16