Newsletter – January 2017

Campus Recreation Newsletter – January

Martin Luther King Day Hours – January 16

ARC and CRCE will operate on a reduced schedule on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Enjoy your day off and head to the UI Ice Arena for a Public Skate from 1:30-4pm!

Spring Semester Hours

Visit our website to see Spring Semester hours for all buildings and programs including ARC, Climbing Wall, Indoor Pool, CRCE Aquatic Center and more!

Increased Traffic, Limited Parking & Limited Gym Usage Dates

There will be limited parking, increased traffic and limited gym usage on the following days:

  • DIA Swim Meet – January 14 & 21 (NO lap swimming from 11a-2p)
  • Illini Classics Chess Tournament – January 21, All Day
  • LEGO Robotics Competition – January 28, All Day
  • Engineer EXPO Career Fair – January 30, All Day
  • Business Career Fair – February 1 & 2, Noon – 8p
  • NIRSA Regional Basketball Tournament – February 10, 11 & 12
  • University of Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Tournament – February 17 & 18
  • Illinois Women’s Water Polo Tournament – February 17, 18 & 19
  • IBIS Badminton Tournament – February 25 & 26

Spring Semester Locker Rentals and Memberships

Starting January 16, lockers at both ARC and CRCE will be available to rent at a reduced semester rate. Full lockers will be $58 and half lockers will be $30 for the semester. Check online January 16 for the registration form or visit member services. View more information online.

New Member Bonus Passes

Sign up for a Campus Recreation Membership and receive a two complimentary skating and guest passes.

Already have the membership this year? Just show your receipt to Sherry or Robyn at the ARC Administrative Office to get your passes. (Memberships must be current).

FREE Group Fitness Week – January 17-23

Interested in Group Fitness classes but still not sure if it’s for you? We’ve found a solution! Participate in Group Fitness FREE Week starting Tuesday, January 17 through Monday, January 23! All classes are FREE! Check the online Group Fitness class schedule to see what time and class works best for you.

Group Fitness is a fun and easy way to live an active lifestyle with friends and classmates!

Spring I Intramural Registration

Be sure to grab your friends and get a team together for Spring Intramurals! Men’s, women’s, co-ed, Fraternity and Sorority leagues are available. Don’t have a team? Don’t worry! Sign up as a free agent and we will help you find one. Registration for Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Soccer, Racquetball, Table Tennis and Wallyball begins January 30-February 2.

Register your team today!

Learn to Swim Registration – Spring 2017

Learn to Swim registration is still open but spots are filling up fast! Classes are available for all ages/skill levels and will begin on Saturday, February 4. Reserve your spot today by registering online or at ARC or CRCE Member Services. Registration will close February 1.

Learn to Swim offers classes starting with an infant/parent class all the way through the young at heart. Some classes offered include Preschool, Youth, Youth Conditioning, Adult, Adult Fitness and Private Swim Lessons. We work with indivudals who have never swam, further develop swimming capability and skills, as well as skill refinement and endurance to help train competitive individuals.

Master Reset Boot Camp Registration

Interested in getting a Personal Trainer but waitlisted? We’ve got you covered! Sign up for our Master Reset Boot Camp to ‘reset’ your body and mind every Tuesday and Thursday morning in ARC Fitness and Wellness Suite, February 7 – March 9 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. The boot camp sessions will contain a mix of strength and cardio led by a certified personal trainer. So, refresh and reset your New Year with us!

Student cost: $85

Member cost: $100

Registration will close February 1, 2017.

Healthy Cooking Classes

Bring a friend and head over to the ARC Instructional Kitchen to learn how to prepare fun, healthy and nutritious meals! Upcoming classes include:

Sushi Making – February 1
Valentine’s Day – February 8
Protein without the Powder – February 15
Pinterest Picks – February 22
Visit our website for class descriptions and how to register for a class!

Learn to Skate Registration – Spring 2017

Spring Learn to Skate registration is going on NOW! Our instructors will develop your skills while following the guidelines of the US Figure Skating Basic Skills for recreational and competitive skaters. Don’t miss out on these classes! Find the registration form and more info on our website.

Climbing Clinics and Hours at ARC

Reach new heights as part of your New Years’ Resolution and check out our Climbing Wall at ARC! Clinics and classes are offered on the following days:

Top-Rope Belay Endorsement Clinic: 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 4/3, 4/24

Kids’ Climbing Clinic: 1/28, 2/25, 4/1

Climbing 101: 1/31-2/14, 2/28-3/14

Lead Climbing & Belay Endorsement Clinic: 2/6, 3/6, 4/17

Hours for Adventure Rec & Climbing Wall for the Spring Semester:

  • Monday-Friday: 3-9p
  • Saturday/Sunday: 3-7p

Scuba Diving Classes

Spring Scuba Diving Classes available NOW! Learn all about the gear, equipment, water entries, surface dives and more! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to impress your friends and family on your next ocean vacation destination!

Clinics run each Monday and Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. for two weeks after the start date.

Session 1: January 30-February 8
Session 2: February 20-March 1
Session 3: April 10-April 19

Visit registration steps.

Welcome Our New Professional Staff Members

Please help us welcome our two newest staff members, Alana Harris and Kristen LaFleur.

Alana Harris is the Assistant Director, Student Wellness

Kristen LaFleur is the Assistant Director, Club Sports & Risk Management.

Both come to us with extensive Campus Recreation backgrounds and we are honored to add them to our talented staff!

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