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Noon-time Cardio w/Fran & Keegan

Summer Noontime Wellness w/Fran & Keegan
Tuesday & Thursday
Noon - 1 pm

All levels of fitness are welcomed to attend this full body core and cardio class. Classes will focus on improving core strength by implementing strength building and cardio intervals in various forms of inspired exercises such as, Step Aerobics, Tabata, High Intensity Interval Training, and Full Body Intervals. With the use of dumbbells, bosu, medicine balls and resist-a-ball training, individual progression makes this core & cardio class challenging yet completely adaptable to everyone.

All classes will be a full body workout while focusing on core strength and cardio. Perfect for that lunch time activity that will have you motivated and energized for the rest of your day!

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. Session starts May 17th and runs till June 30th.

  • REC Members: $55 full session | $5 drop-in
  • Affiliates: $10 drop-in fee.

*No community access with out REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

Noon-time Cardio w/Keegan

Cardio & Core Conditioning w/Keegan
Monday & Wednesday
Noon - 1 pm

All levels of fitness are welcomed to attend this full body core and cardio class. Classes will focus on improving core strength by implementing strength building and cardio intervals in various forms of inspired exercises such as, Step Aerobics, Tabata, High Intensity Interval Training, and Full Body Intervals. With the use of dumbbells, bosu, medicine balls and resist-a-ball training, individual progression makes this core & cardio class challenging yet completely adaptable to everyone.

All classes will be a full body workout while focusing on core strength and cardio. Come join the fun and get in shape for the summer season ahead! Perfect for that lunch time activity that will have you motivated and energized for the rest of your day!

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 front desk. Session starts Jan.11th and runs till April 29th.

  • REC Members: $150 full session | $5 drop-in fee. Add on Saturday Sweat for $200 both sessions.
  • Affiliates/*Community: $10 drop-in fee.

*Last semester of community access with out REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

Saturday Sweat w/Keegan
Saturdays
11:15am - 12:30 pm

All levels of fitness are welcomed to attend this full body workout! Classes will focus on improving posture through core strength and increasing cardiovascular and muscular endurance through resistance strength training and cardio intervals. Various forms of inspired exercises will be instructed such as: Step Aerobics, Tabata, High Intensity Interval Training, and Full Body Intervals. With the use of dumbbells, bosu, medicine balls and resist-a-ball training, individual progression makes Saturday Sweat challenging yet completely adaptable to everyone.

All classes will be a full body workout while focusing on core strength and cardio. Come join the fun and get in shape for the summer season ahead!

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 front desk. Session starts Jan.16th and runs till April 23rd.

  • REC Members: $70 full session | $5 drop-in fee. Add on Saturday Sweat for $200 both sessions.
  • Affiliates/*Community: $10 drop-in fee.

*Last semester of community access with out REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

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: Spring - 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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36232JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 7:00p
1/11 - 2/8

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. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

PE 103
1 CR

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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38278T05Tracy Turner
SITKABMS
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:30a - 10:30a
2/15 - 4/1

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.

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

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38279T06Tracy Turner
SITKABMS
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:30a - 10:30a
4/4 - 5/20

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 coordinatoin. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

This course is designed to meet the interest of students who desire to participate in and develop increased health, body awareness and balance. This course will introduce and develop breath awareness, strength, flexibility, relaxation and diet awareness through the practice of Classical Hatha Yoga. Students will learn beginning breath work; warm up series, 12 basic poses with appropriate modifications; and, if needed, positive thinking ideas for a healthy diet and relaxation along with the benefits of incorporating yoga practice into their life will also be discussed.

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39094K01Carol Naranjo
KETCH
Tue, Thu
9:00a - 10:30a
1/12 - 4/7

Tuition and fees: $70 (additional charges may apply)

Designed to personalize performance in specific sports. Includes a total fitness program with emphasis on core exercises.

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36233J01Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
10:15a - 11:15a
1/19 - 4/21
JREC106
Tue, Thu
10:15a - 11:15a
1/19 - 4/21

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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39683K02Angela Morin
KETCH
Tue, Thu
5:15p - 6:15p
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $70 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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38275T02Emily Davis
SITKA
1/11 - 4/30

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 class.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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38276T03Cindy Edwards
SITKA
1/11 - 4/30

Lab Fee: $135 for a 3 month membership and 24 fitness classes to the Hames Center (to be paid directly to Hames Center). Students should plan to attend one-time orientation on Friday, September 4 from 12noon-1pm at the Hames Center. In this course you will receive a 3 month membership to the Hames Center, which includes unlimited Hames Center access to fitness equipment, racquetball courts, gymnasium, sports nights and locker rooms. To go along with your membership you'll receive a 24 class pass which allows you to choose from any class offerings. Over 40 classes every week that include: TRX; SPIN; Circuit Training; Zumba; Pilates.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

An indoor cycling and conditioning class for all fitness levels.

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36234J02Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
1/11 - 3/9

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to resistance training, weight room exercises, core performance, intervals, circuits and fitness essentials. Total body workout each class.

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36236J04Frances Polumsky
JREC107
Tue, Thu
5:15p - 6:45p
1/12 - 3/10
JREC102
Tue, Thu
5:15p - 6:45p
1/12 - 3/10

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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38182T01Reid Brewer
SC115
Tuesday
6:30p - 9:00p
1/11 - 4/30

Students will learn the basic skills to be an Open Water SCUBA diver. This course consists of instruction in classroom, pool and ocean settings and covers diving theory with respect to physics, physiology, and safe diving practices. Students that complete this course will be certified with the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) as an Open Water Dive and a Dry Suit Diver specialty.

Tuition and fees: $975 (additional charges may apply)

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38663TD1Reid Brewer
DISTELIVE
1/11 - 4/30
SITKA
Mon - Fri
3/14 - 3/18

Students will learn the basic skills to be an Open Water SCUBA diver. This course consists of instruction in classroom, pool and ocean settings and covers diving theory with respect to physics, physiology, and safe diving practices. 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. The course is set up to be a distance delivered course with a mandatory field instensive during hte week of March 12-20 in Sitka, AK.

Tuition and fees: $975 (additional charges may apply)

Resistance training using dumb bells, barbells, medicine balls and more!

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36235J03Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
12:00p - 1:00p
1/19 - 4/21

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to yoga and basic asana practice focusing on building strength and flexibility.

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36237J05Steven Wolf
JREC106
Friday
3:00p - 4:50p
1/11 - 4/30

Fee note: $20 fee for the purchase of a personal yoga mat. They will be available on the first day of class.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to a yoga asana practice going beyond the basics.

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36238J06Steven Wolf
JREC106
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:10a - 10:40a
1/11 - 4/30

Fee note: $20 fee for the purchase of a personal yoga mat. They will be available on the first day of class.

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

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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36239J07Beverly Ingram
JREC106
Thursday
7:00p - 8:30p
1/12 - 3/10
JREC116
Tuesday
7:00p - 8:30p
1/12 - 3/10

Includes lots of breath awareness, a gentle total body stretch, specific poses selected to release long-term chronic stress in the body. Relaxation and mindfulness techniques to quiet the mind. No experience necessary. Fee note: $20 fee for the purchase of a personal yoga mat. Mats will be available on the first day of class.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in individual activities such as diving, tennis, racquetball/handball, swimming, golf, track and field. May be repeated for credit.

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38277T04Kari Johnson
SC202
Monday
12:00p - 1:00p
1/11 - 4/30

This class is designed to inspire students who are new to yoga and also to welcome experienced practitioners. The principles of alighnment or biomechanics will be emphaszied 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 store 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.

Tuition and fees: $190 (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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36241J01Patricia Belec
JREC106
Tuesday
7:00p - 9:00p
1/11 - 4/30

Swing and Waltz are two of the most popular social dances. Waltz is a smooth, fluid dance done to a very specific beat. For Swing, we will focus on the East Coast and Jitterbug styles. both dances transcend time, and will explore music from the early 1900's through today. While Swing and Waltz do not share many common steps, their unique movements lend themselves to remembering the course content. Focus will be on lead/follow, styling, dance floor etiquette, and retention of steps through repetition.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

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39488J02Patricia Belec
JREC106
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Swing and Waltz are two of the most popular social dances. Waltz is a smooth, fluid dance done to a very specific beat. For Swing, we will focus on the East Coast and Jitterbug styles. both dances transcend time, and will explore music from the early 1900's through today. While Swing and Waltz do not share many common steps, their unique movements lend themselves to remembering the course content. Focus will be on lead/follow, styling, dance floor etiquette, and retention of steps through repetition.

Tuition and fees: $190 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces students to travel and camping in winter. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment for an overnight outing. Emphasizes snow shelter construction and backcountry techniques appropriate for winter conditions. Overnight outings are a required course component. Students must be in excellent physical condition and willing to endure cold, wet, and generally uncomfortable conditions for several days at a time. Students will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

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36243J01Sammy Becker
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/1 - 3/6
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
3/4 - 3/6

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Cross-listed as ODS S115-J01.

Tuition and fees: $275 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the basics of top rope ice climbing. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, ice climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling and top rope anchors. Outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

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36244J01Forest Wagner
JREC104
Tuesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/19 - 2/1
JREC115
Tuesday
5:30p - 8:30p
1/19 - 2/1
FIELDDAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
1/23 - 1/23
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
1/28 - 2/1

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to ice climbing venues near Skagway, Alaska. Cross-listed as ODS S117-J01.

Tuition and fees: $610 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces avalanche study, rescue, terrain analysis, snow study and stability evaluation, route finding, decision making, and safe travel. Combines both in-class and field experience as required course components. Students must be in good physical condition.

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36245J01Kevin Krein
JREC115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
1/14 - 1/21
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
1/16 - 1/17
FIELDDAY
Sunday
8:00a - 8:00p
1/24 - 1/24

Day outings are a required component of this course. Cross-listed as ODS S118-J01.

Tuition and fees: $540 (additional charges may apply)

This 25-hour curriculum is the follow up class to the Wilderness First Responder. The WFR recertification allows outdoor enthusiasts and professionals alike to remain updated in their wilderness first aid certification and is required every three years to keep the WFR current.

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36246J01Stephen Lanwermeyer
JREC116
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 5:00p
4/22 - 4/24

Prerequisite: Instructor approval required to register. For more information call (907) 796-6405. Cross-listed as ODS S122-J01.

Tuition and fees: $390 (additional charges may apply)

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39476T01Ryan Hill
SITKA
1/7 - 6/1

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

An introduction to the fundamentals of glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Topics include hazard evaluation and risk assessment, selection of personal gear, climbing and safety gear necessary for glacier travel. Knots, rope handling, belay, rappelling, and various climbing, glacier travel and crevasse rescue techniques will be discussed. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

Prerequisite: PE/ODS S117 or director's permission.
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36249J01Sammy Becker
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/22 - 4/3
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/22 - 4/3
FIELDDAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
3/26 - 3/26
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/1 - 4/3

Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course. Cross-listed as ODS S221-J01.

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

Prerequisite: PE S116, S117 and S221.
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36250J01Forest Wagner
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/5 - 4/14
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/5 - 4/14
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/9 - 4/10
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/15 - 4/19

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to mountaineering venues near Haines and Skagway. Students are required to purchase their own ferry tickets. Cross-listed as ODS S222-J01.

Tuition and fees: $585 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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