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Stay fit while you travel

PULLMAN – University Recreation at WSU is holding an “Exercising on the Road” workshop. John Nickerson, University Recreation, Marketing Graduate Assistant, said the workshop will be at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 in CUE 518. In this workshop, participants will have the chance to learn different forms of exercise while on the road. The […]

Adult CPR/ AED classes scheduled

PULLMAN — Learn to save a life with an Adult CPR/AED and First Aid course on August 11. Participants will learn how to respond to emergency situations using Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and standard first aid skills. After completion of the class, CPR/AED certifications will remain valid for one year and First […]

Francis Morgan-Gallo receives Willi Unseold Award

PULLMAN – Francis Morgan-Gallo, Challenge Program Coordinator at University Recreation, was honored with the 2009 Willi Unseold Award for his contributions to the field of Experiential education. Since 1998, the Willi Unsoeld Award has been given annually by the Northwest Region of the Association for Experiential Education to a member practitioner who has made a […]

WSU second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge

PULLMAN – WSU came in second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge just short of first place’s Stanford.   Stanford surpassed WSU at 9:20 p.m. Friday night by logging 592,101 weighted minutes (661,566 total minutes). WSU had 564,167 weighted minutes (733,638 total minutes) of activity logged. WSU had most minutes in student participation, but WSU’s faculty […]

Staff make the call to stick with activity they love

Nearly half of the 14 members of WSU’s sport club for officiating (umpires, referees, etc.) are also WSU staff members. And, not so coincidentally, they all work at University Recreation.“Many of us started as officials when we were undergraduates,” explains Carly Morse, coordinator of sports clubs and youth programs for URec.“We advanced up the ladder […]

Dance to a new beat with University Rec

Try something new or perfect an old skill! University Recreation is offering dance classes sure to get you dancing to a new beat.Seven-week classes will be offered in ballroom, swing, hip-hop, Irish, Latin, belly, funky moves, dance fusion and ballet.Session I starts Jan. 23 and ends March 5. For class descriptions and price information visit […]