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Noon-time Cardio

Noontime Cardio
Monday & Wednesday
Noon - 1 pm

Total body workouts that fit into your noon lunch hour. Workouts emphasis on basics for strength training. Intervals, various forms of aerobic training, core elements and flexibility each class. 60 minutes of total body blast to boots your fitness level! All levels of fitness are welcomed to attend this full body core and cardio class. Noontime welllness starts August 29, 2016 and runs till December 14, 2016. Noontime Wellness will be instructed in three blocks, each block by a different instructor, each having their own style and strength – all sharing a goal of you reaching your fitness goals.

Level: All levels are welcome
Credit: Non-Credit
Muscle Groups: Full body workout every class
Sign-up/Cost: Sign up and pay at the REC Center service desk. Starts August 29th and runs till December 14th.

  • REC Members: $5 drop-in or $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). See the Cardio Punch Pass tab above for more info.
  • Affiliates: $10 drop-in fee.

* Affiliates are UAS Faculty and Staff or Alumni & Friends members that do not have REC Center membership.
* No community access with out REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

Zumba & Core

Zumba & Core w/Pat
Tuesday
5:15pm-6:30pm

Experience a full body workout to heart-pounding music that will have you moving. You’ll be on your feet doing Zumba moves; on the floor for a focused core workout; and on the rollers for self massaging those tight and tired muscles. So whether on your way home from work or an evening break between classes, do something for yourself!

Level: All levels are welcome
Credit: Non-Credit
Muscle Groups: Full body workout every class
Sign-up/Cost: Sign up and pay at the REC Center service desk. Starts September 6th and runs till December 13th.

  • REC Members: $5 drop-in or $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). See the Cardio Punch Pass tab above for more info.
  • Affiliates: $10 drop-in fee.

New Fall 2016

New this Fall are Cardio Punch Cards, replacing our full session passes. We know many of our members were reluctant to purchase a full session pass due to travel and not making it to all session. Now you can purchase a Cardio Punch Card with confidence knowing it can be used the semester of purchase as well as the adjoining semester (REC membership must be maintained/current). Now REC members can purchase 10 session passes at $40, saving you $10 over the $5 daily drop-in.

Good: Non-credit Noontime Cardio & Evening Cardio sponsored by the REC
Sign-up/Cost: Sign up and pay at the REC Center service desk. Cardio Punch Cards will be kept on file and punched when signing into facility.

  • REC Members: $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). May purchase multiple cards.
  • Affiliates: Must upgrade to REC member prior to purchase.

Personal Training w/Fran

Are you interested in starting a fitness program designed specifically with your own personal needs and busy schedule in mind? If so, then you need a personal trainer!

Meet your Personal Trainer

Frances Polumsky

  • American Council on Exercise Certified personal trainer with over 20 years of experience
  • B.S in physical education from Boise State University
  • Instructed Physical Education at Juneau Douglas High School and currently for University of Alaska Southeast
  • Certified Instructor for: Group Cycling (Spinning), Body Pump, Group Exercise, Strong Women, and Zumba.

Why Personal Train

Three primary reasons to have a personal trainer are education, direction and motivation.

  • You’ll learn how to achieve your goals, using an individualized program while receiving instruction and encouragement
  • This has proven to be a successful means of achieving personal fitness goals
  • For many people, success is possible as they are able to learn and see results while having fun!

Training Packages

  • Single Session: $45
  • Package #1 (3 sessions)
    $40 per session = $120 total
  • Package #2 (6 sessions)
    $38 per session = $228 total
  • Package #3 (12 sessions)
    $36 per session = $432 total

Download the PT brochure for more information.

Take a Class

The School of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of Physical Education and Outdoor Studies courses that utilize the resources of the Recreation Center.

Whether you need the structure that a class provides to insure you stay active, want to learn a technical skill in an ODS course, or just interested in learning something new, the REC Center welcomes all students. From the list below open the class details by selecting the course title. If hosted at the REC this will be clearly indicated in the Meets column.

View Full UAS Schedule

PE Classes: Fall - 2016


The course is an investigation of fitness and health: Body structure and functions, emotional and social health, environmental impact on health, sound nutrition, prevention and treatment of childhood illness and common health problems, and media influences.

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73168JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/31 - 9/28

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with high speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. or call 1-800-325-3252. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

This class consists of an aerobic workout done to music in the pool. It is designed to develop and/or maintain cardiovascular respiratory fitness and endurance as well as increase flexibility, muscular strength, endurance and coordination. Non swimmers are welcome.

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77858T01Tracy Turner
SITKABMS
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:30a - 10:30a
8/29 - 10/14

Tuition and fees: $255 (additional charges may apply)

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77859T02Tracy Turner
SITKABMS
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:30a - 10:30a
10/17 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $255 (additional charges may apply)

Emphasis on core strengthening activities, total body strength training, aerobic conditioning and flexibility performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats, up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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73169J01Frances Polumsky
JREC106
Mon, Wed, Fri
7:00a - 8:30a
8/29 - 10/10

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Focus is on technique, conditioning and cardiovascular performance. workouts include all terrain, hill, intervals, strength and conditioning rides, and race day. Resistance training component is designed to improve cycling performance.

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73170J02Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
5:15p - 7:00p
8/30 - 10/20

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

How to identify, safely handle, care for and secure firearms found in Alaska. Laws pertaining to firearms use and ownership. Indoor air gun lab, outdoor pistol and shotgun instruction.

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77620J07Bruce Bowler
JREC115
Monday
6:00p - 9:00p
8/29 - 11/28

Section requirement: Minimum enrollment required. Required Field trip day/time to be announced.

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Students will learn the basic skills to be an Open Water SCUBA diver. This course consists of students reading, watching videos and the practicing basic SCUBA skills in the classroom, pool and ocean settings. Students that complete this course will be certified with the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) as an Open Water Diver and a Dry Suit Diver specialty.

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78092T07Joel Markis
SC115
Thursday
6:30p - 9:00p
8/29 - 12/17

Students MUST be 15 or older. They must be able to float unassisted in pool for 10 minutes and swim 200 yards confinuously.

Tuition and fees: $1005 (additional charges may apply)

A total body, free weight barbell, free weight barbell, resistance training workout combined with various HIIT (High intensity interval training), core conditioning workouts, up to date fitness and nutrition information. class is designed for all fitness levles and expertise.

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73171J03Frances Polumsky
JREC106
Tue, Thu
11:30a - 1:00p
8/30 - 10/27

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Students will participate in a variety of muscle toning, resistance and/or cardio activities. Course is appropriate for all fitness levels who are in generally good health. Wear comfortable clothing which allows for range of motion and bring a water bottle. Sessions will be held at re:Fresh Fitness Studio. A course schedule will be available before the first day of classes.

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77861T04Emily Davis
SITKA
8/29 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Do you want to be less stressful? Have more peace in your life? Then this meditation for beginners course is for you. We will focus on holding our bodies in the proper posture while we sit and meditate. We will explore how to use meditation in order to become more self aware of our thoughts, bodies and emotions and to learn how to take better care of ourselves and to be more fully alive in the present moment.

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78420KD1Teague Whalen
DISTWEB
8/29 - 12/17
ZIEG109C
8/29 - 12/17

Delivered via web with designated sitting periods via the internet. Students in Ketchikan are invited to attend sitting periods on campus, where a room is set up with meditation mats and cushions. The classroom will have a computer with web cam set up for students outside Ketchikan. E-learning students will need to create a quiet, undisturbed space within their own home or office where they can set up a small area for sitting meditation. Instructions on how to set up the area will be provided. Requires access to computer with microphone, speakers and web camera. Students must order book; go to http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm for book information. Call 1-888-550-6177 with questions or for registration information.

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to resistance training workouts to improve sports performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats which will focus on skills required in various sports as well as up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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76332J04Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Mon, Wed
5:10p - 7:00p
8/29 - 10/24

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to yoga and a basic yoga asana (yoga poses) practice to develop strength and flexibility.

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77617J05Steven Wolf
JREC106
Friday
3:00p - 4:50p
8/29 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to yoga and a basic asana (yoga poses) practice to develop strength and flexibility.

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77618J06Steven Wolf
JREC106
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:10a - 10:40a
8/29 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $400 (additional charges may apply)

This class is designed to inspire students who are new to yoga and also to welcome experienced practitioners. The principles of alignment or biomechanics will be emphasized to show the practitioner how to explore the poses at a deeper level. A variety of sun salutations (simple poses linked) will be taught integrating the moves with breath work. Students will build their skills over the semester, as new variations of poses will be introduced to keep each class fresh. Students will gain strength, flexibility, balance and stamina during the semester. There is a time at the end of each class to relax and restore the body. Props and mats are available, however, bringing your own mat is encouraged but not required. There will be additional class hours to meet the credit requirement and these hours will be determined with the students at the beginning of the semester.

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77862T05Kari Johnson
SC
Mon, Wed
12:00p - 1:00p
8/29 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in team sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, and softball. May be repeated for credit.

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77621J02Patricia Belec
JREC106
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 6:30p
8/29 - 12/17

Beginning Argentine Tango class, an improvisational dance. Learn dance's unique posture, embrace, balance and movement. Focus: four fundamentals of Argentine Tango include walking, turning, stopping and embellishments. Introduction to navigation and musicality to improve improvisational skills. Optional practice Labs, dates TBA.

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces skills and equipment required for overnight backpacking trips in SE Alaska in non-winter seasons. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment, and introduces contingency plan concepts. Includes strategies for backcountry cooking. Overnight outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition.

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73176J01Bjorn Dihle
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
10/4 - 10/16
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/8 - 10/9
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/14 - 10/16

Stacked with ODS S114-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $510 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces the basics of rock climbing in both indoor and outdoor settings. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling, and top rope anchor setup. Students must be in good physical condition.

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73177J01Forest Wagner
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/6 - 9/19
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/6 - 9/19
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
9/10 - 9/11
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/16 - 9/19

Stacked with ODS S116-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Students must have a clean criminal record and current US passport for travel into Canada. This class involves ferry travel.

Tuition and fees: $665 (additional charges may apply)

Fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Introduces commonly used equipment and techniques, and the challenges and hazards found in the activity. Instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, boat handling, paddling, sea strokes, re-entry, rolling and bracing. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Requires good physical condition, backcountry camping skills, and participation in an overnight outing.

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73178J01Bjorn Dihle
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/20 - 10/2
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
9/24 - 9/25
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/30 - 10/2

Stacked with ODS S133-J01. Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $695 (additional charges may apply)

Within the context of the wilderness where basic needs need to be met under the duress of weather changes, leadership dynamics and learning wilderness skills a student must learn to implement coping skills to deal with stress. While in the wilderness students learn to work within small groups to advance somatic subsistence including cooking, cleaning, self care and shelter construction. Students also manage kayaks and navigation. In addition to the experience, a student will produce a product in the form of a work book, which helps the student synthesize the experience realte it to their treatment advancement and synthesizes their entire front country and backcountry experience into a relevant progressive piece.

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78415T01Ryan Hill
SITKA
8/29 - 12/17

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

Covers topics relating to extended backcountry trips and navigation by map and compass. Students acquire skills necessary for planning and carrying out multi-day backpacking trips and learn to use common maps to plan routes through unknown terrain. Students must be in good physical condition. Outings are a required course component.

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73179J01Forest Wagner
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
11/1 - 11/13
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
11/5 - 11/6
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/11 - 11/13

Stacked with ODS S205-J01. Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course. Lab fee includes a Silva Ranger Compass.

Tuition and fees: $640 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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