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Changes at the REC Center

We hope to see you get involved at the REC Center!

Phil Paramore, Recreation Manager, of the REC Center is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Recreation & Intramural Coordinator, Ruth Olsen. Ruth comes to Juneau after working 17 years as the Student Recreation Center Program Coordinator in Fairbanks. 

Some changes have been made to programs.

There is now a fee for drop-in exercise classes. The REC Center charges $3 to help cover costs, pay instructors and offer more classes.  Fran Polumsky instructs the Monday, Wednesday, Friday  12:10-1:00 classes with Resistance Training Intervals  on Mondays, Cardio Core class Wednesdays and Indoor Cycling on Fridays.  Tuesdays Fran offers an Introduction to the Weight Room from 4-5pm and Drop in cycling in the gym 5:15-6:15pm. This $3 fee is in addition to the REC Center $3 day pass for faculty/staff or you can purchase a 10 or 20 punch card, semester membership or annual membership for the same rate as a student pays. More information on passes and punch cards:

The WIN (Wellness Initiative Network) offers FREE wellness programs, separate from the REC center.

The REC Center has replaced the old locker system and now has gone to a bring your own lock system. The REC Center sells locks for $5 if you forgot yours or need a lock. Patrons may utilize the locker room lockers free of charge for the day or can choose to purchase a locker for a semester, school year, or annual year to keep their belongings safe.

The Intramural Program has started off with at least 4 teams per league. Soccer is played on Mondays, basketball on Tuesdays, volleyball on Wednesdays, and dodgeball on Thursdays. There are numerous special events and tournaments throughout the semester.  Individuals can start a team or sign up as “free agents” to be placed on teams. Team entries for Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Basketball, and Flag Football are due Wednesday, October 17.

Check out the website,  for more information. Get in the loop with a LIKE on Facebook = UAS Student RECreation Center, or call 796-6544 for more information. We hope to see you get involved at the REC Center!


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