Special Events and Programming

August 19, Zumba OR TRX Suspension Class, 9:30-10:20 a.m., Student Recreation Center

Start your first week of school off right!  You can choose between Zumba (unlimited space) or TRX Suspension Training (8 spots open).  For more information on these classes, visit semo.edu/recservices.  Sponsored by Recreation Services. 

August 19  Yoga & Yogurt, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Student Recreation Center, Group Fitness Studio *FOOD*

Come for the Yoga, stay for the Yogurt Bar!  If moving in was a bit of a stress, come relax in our Yoga Flow class made up of lengthening and strengthening moves to get you ready to start classes on Monday.  After class, please stay for our delicious and nutritious Yogurt Bar.  Sponsored by Recreation Services.

August 19 – Sept 1  Group Fitness Class Free Preview, Student Recreation Center

Preview all of our Group Fitness classes for FREE during the first two weeks of classes!  Try out our Zumba, Body Barre, Yoga, Pilates, Aerial Yoga, Real Ryder Cycling, TurboKick, TRX Training, Boot Camp, and much more!  We have many classes to choose from, so try them all and find your favorites.  A full schedule is located at semo.edu/recservices.  After these two weeks, a semester pass is $40.00 and attend any class you want for the entire semester.  A one-time class pass is $3.  Note: Make sure to sign up ahead for those classes using our REC*IT Fitness App.  Sponsored by Recreation Services.

August 21, 22, 23  Campus Outreach Flag Football Tournament, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Intramural Turf Fields

Campus Outreach is partnering with Rec Services in hosting our 4th Flag Football tournament. This is a drop-in event that will take place at the Intramural Turf Fields. Come out and begin your semester with friends, fun, and games.

August 29  Dunk Sober Wellness Fair, 4 - 7p.m., SRC - Main Entrance

Join the SRC Fitness Staff and Redhawk Health Educators to find out what’s going on with wellness this semester! Stop by for a chance to sign a steer sober pledge and dunk a peer educator in our dunk tank  There will also be a chance to ask a personal trainer a question, get a fitness orientation, buy a group fitness pass for the semester or try a class for free. Sponsored by Recreation Services.

August 29  Zumba Glow, 6:30 – 7:20 p.m., SRC – West Gym

Come on out and try our Zumba class but this week you get to glow while you dance! Glow in the dark accessories will be available and this week the class will be located in the West Gym. Dance, glow and have fun!

September 5, Dive-In Movie, 8:30 p.m., Student Aquatic Center

Grab a tube and a friend, sit back and enjoy a movie in the Student Aquatic Center pool along with popcorn and refreshments! 

September 7, Back to School Smash, 6:30 p.m., Towers Lobby

Think you are the best at Super Smash Bros?  Then test your skills against your classmates in a singles tournament. Or just drop in for a friendly game to get to know some of your classmates here at Southeast!

September 12  X-Campus Obstacle Course, 4-7 p.m., Student Recreation Center     *FREE STUFF*

Come test your own strength and endurance in our outdoor obstacle course around part of campus.  Compete for prizes, but also come for the fun!  Everyone who participates will receive a free t-shirt!  Waves will start every 15 minutes beginning at 4 p.m.  Sponsored by Recreation Services.

September 13  Build Your Own Semester De-Stress Kit, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., UC, Lobby

Stop by the UC to build your own stress management kit. Pick and choose from a variety of stress relief tools, toys and resources that you can use at any time during the semester to help find positive ways to decompress. Bring your own shoe box to build your kit but we will have extras.

Sept 16  Self Defense Class, 11:00 am - 12:30 p.m., SRC – MP Room

Learn to defend yourself against a possible predator. Join Head Martial Arts Instructor, Nick Slinkard and learn ways to protect yourself in the event of an assault. Please pre-register for this event by emailing Sara Wagganer at swagganer@semo.edu.

September 27 Let’s Talk About It!  Sex in the UC, 1:30pm-2:30pm; UC Program Lounge

Join our Redhawk Health Educators for a student-led discussion focusing on sex.

September 28  Outdoor CandleLit Yoga, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., In front of Scully Building

Let’s take our Yoga outside for the evening and enjoy a class under the stars. Bring a mat and an extra towel to this event and we will provide the candles and glow in the dark accessories. Sign up through our REC*IT Fitness App.

October 16, 10-10-10 Indoor Triathlon, Student Aquatic Center

The triathlon consists of a 10 minute swim, a 10 minute bike on our indoor bikes, and a 10 minute run on the indoor track. There will be allotted transition times after the run and bike. This is the perfect opportunity for triathlon newbies and experienced athletes alike!
Heat Times: 6:00 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:00 a.m., and then every half hour from 11:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
*Will have pre-registration sign up as well as being a drop-in event.

October 17  Home Run Derby, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Intramural Turf fields

How well can you hit a softball? Come out to our Home-Run Derby softball event located at the Intramural Turf fields. This is a drop-in, point-based event which will give everyone an opportunity to compete for points.

October 23 – 28 Celebrate Group X Week, Student Recreation Center

Celebrate group fitness this week and wear fun attire to get a free punch on your card.  There will be prizes for best dressed!

November 7 Redhawk Warrior Night, 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Student Recreation Center

Are you a fan of American Ninja Warrior?  Come test your own ninja skills on our indoor obstacle course.  Finishers receive a T-Shirt, winners receive an Intramural Championship T-Shirt!

November 30, Intramural Swim Meet, 9:00 p.m., Student Aquatic Center

Enjoy swimming? Come join us for the annual IM swim meet! Multiple events throughout the night including the sweatshirt relay!
*Will have pre-registration sign up as well as being a drop-in event.

December 4, Dive-In Movie, 8:30 p.m., Student Aquatic Center

Grab a tube and a friend, sit back and enjoy a movie in the Student Aquatic Center pool along with popcorn and refreshments!

December 5  Speed Climbing Competition 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Student Recreation Center

Rock the Wall! Rec Services and the Rock Climbing Club will be hosting a speed climbing competition. This is a drop-in event that will be located at the SRC Rock Climbing Wall. Come out and see how fast you can climb

December 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 De-Stress Fest

Look for a schedule of events to find ways to unwind the week before finals. From free yoga classes, to mindfulness sessions, to puppies at the UC.

ALL SEMESTER LONG  Free Fitness Orientations

A little lost or need help in the weight room? Our personal trainers are here to help! Please contact Fitness and Wellness GA, Brittney Swicionis to set up a tour of the equipment and show you how to make the best of your time at the REC. Email: bmswicionis1s@semo.edu


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