The Department of Campus Recreation offers both fitness assessments and additional fitness education programs to
Looking for a GroupX Instructor for your event?
Class on the Grass
Join RecWell GroupX Tuesday, September 6th from 12-1pm for a Bootcamp style group exercise class in the grassy area next to the Elliot Tower. This class coincides with Grizz Fest so join us for a great workout and see what all OU has to offer!
GroupX Instructor Prep Course
Interested in teaching group exercise? Join RecWell for a 6 week prep course that will cover topics that include: How to teach a group exercise class, program design, human anatomy, exercise physiology, pre-class preparation, and more! This course is designed to give you the basic knowledge that will help you to prepare to apply to get certified through a nationally recognized group exercise certification program.
Working toward a weight loss goal? Then take advantage of our Drop-in Body Composition service to help you keep on track! Drop-in, no appointment necessary! Generally falls on the first Monday of every month.
- Upcoming Dates Offered:
- October 3rd
- November 7th
- December 5th
- Times Offered:
- All Day- just stop by the Fitness Center ask speak with one of the Fitness Assistants!
- $5 (includes a report measuring your weight, blood pressure, percent body fat and flexibility).
- Please pay at the Welcome Center and bring your receipt to the fitness assistant.
Know Your Numbers is a program designed to provide participants with quick fitness assessment “numbers” relating to their health. Quick assessments will be offered for FREE at the Fitness Center within the Rec Center on the following dates. Some of the fitness assessments offered include: Blood Pressure, BMI, Flexibility, Body Composition and Muscular Fitness.
- Dates Offered:
- September 15th and November 9th: Body Fat Percentage & Body Mass Index
October 13th and November 30th: Push-Up & Balance
September 29th and November 16th: Heart Rate & Blood Pressure
October 27th and December 7th: Vertical Jump & Flexibility
- Times Offered:
- 12pm-2pm and 6pm-8pm
- Recreation Center, Outside Studio 897 (located downstairs outside the Fitness Center)
Helps members become familiar with the Fitness Center, exercise equipment, and general fitness principles. Proper use of equipment and education on proper form and muscle groups worked will be discussed based on the participant's needs/goals. Workout clothes & exercise shoes are encouraged.
- Offered: FREE all day, every day!
Designed for 13-17 year olds who would like to use the Fitness Center, Teens Getting Into Fitness (TGIF) teaches them how to safely and properly use the exercise equipment. Once the TGIF program is complete, the teen will receive a card to bring with them every time they use the Fitness Center. The Fitness Assistant on duty will ask to see their completion card. Parents/guardians must remain in the Fitness Center with the teen during all workouts. Participants must bring current photo with them for TGIF card to be made.
- Cost: FREE
- Time: approximately 45-60 minutes
- Registration: Contact Austin at (248) 370-4594