Not only is UREC one of the most popular facilities on campus, it is also one of the highest student employers. UREC's team includes over 500 student staff and offers internship and practicum opportunities to students. Built in 1996, UREC has grown tremendously in size and bandwidth. From an extensive fitness and aquatic center to … Continue reading Student Employment & Donors – UREC
Last Saturday started out as a frozen mess. As road conditions became questionable, four brave members of the Daily Duke team prepared to defend their name. Founded in 2010, UREC Battleship is an annual event held within the UREC Pool. Teams of 4+ are made by students, faculty, and/or staff and are placed in various … Continue reading Daily Duke Approved-UREC Battleship
Even though the holidays are over, winter is still in full swing. If you're on the search for some fun things to do in the 'Burg (on- and off-campus!) before the semester really kicks into gear, make this blog post your first stop. 1. Massanutten If you haven't yet been snow tubing at Massanutten (like me), … Continue reading 10 Winter Activities Around Harrisonburg
Let's be real... School can be very frustrating and sometimes you just want to feel a little aggressive. Now you can't launch a ball at your professor, however you can at an opposing team in intramural dodgeball. So... Join an intramural team. UREC has a ton of different intramural sports - from pool volleyball to street hockey - … Continue reading Summon Your Inner Competitiveness
Exercising for an hour is only 4% of your day.. At times college can take a toll on your health, both mentally and physically. A combination of too much pizza, exams, and lack of sleep can not only lead to the freshman 15, but also anxiety, lower grades and frequent sickness. But no need to worry, … Continue reading The Key To Success is…Exercise!
Did you know UREC offers group fitness classes? Every day, there are new and different classes available. Classes like spin... step... 20/20/20... yoga... and many more! Group exercise classes are a great way to try new workouts and meet new people who are also interested in working out. They are also great if you love … Continue reading UREC Group Fitness
Since summer 2014, JMU has been working on expanding UREC, the university's recreation center. This addition has doubled the floor space at UREC, and that means more students than ever can comfortably workout - all at the same time! And since the opening, a record number of students have made use of the updated … Continue reading UREC? NewREC!
Living on a beautiful campus with enough hills to keep your legs busy for days, and ample food options means staying healthy isn’t as hard as it seems. Here are a few tips for keeping a sound body and mind at JMU. Join a sports club If having a regularly scheduled practice time will help … Continue reading Staying Fit and Healthy on Campus