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Reservations for the 2014 Season may be made beginning March 1st 2014 and must be made in person. You need to fill out a reservation form and bring in a $25 deposit to make a reservation. Please call first to make sure the day you want is available. The pool is only available for children’s birthday parties on Saturdays 10am-12 noon. We do not offer reservations on Sundays. Evening parties are available for USA student groups and special events for adult members. Call Daphne at 251-460-6460 to book evening parties.

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Swim L Spring Times 5:00-5:30 pm 5:45-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 pm

Session 1 Jag Cubbies 1 Junior Jags 1 Jag Cubbies 1 Parent/Child Jaguars 1

Session 2 Jag Cubbies 2 Junior Jags 1 Jag Cubbies 2 Junior Jags 2 Jaguars 2

Session 3 Jag Cubbies 3 Junior Jag 3 Jag Cubbies 3 Jag Cubbies 3 Jaguars 3

Session 1 Begins April 1st Meets April 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, and May 1st Make up classes due to weather only: May 1st, 2nd, and 5th. Session 2 Begins May 6th Meets May 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th, and 29th. Make up classes due to weather only: June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Session 3 Begins June 10th Meets June 10th, 12th, 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th, July 1st and 3rd. Make up classes due to weather only: July 7th, 8th, 9th . We will have 3 Evening Sessions for Spring/Summer 2014. We are only able to offer Tuesday/Thursday classes due to our Family Swim times on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday nights. We do not offer Saturday classes due to special events and open family swim. Morning classes will be offered summer 2014! Please check swim lesson calendar online for class availability. Classes are taught in 3 levels, each class builds on the skills taught in the previous class. Due to the popularity of our swim classes it is recommended that you sign up for all 3 sessions when you register, class sessions fill up quickly. Swim Session Registration: Registration for Spring evening classes begins March 3rd. Registration must be done in person at the Student Recreation Center front desk. Registration and liability forms with $10 (non-refundable) registration fee per session must be turned in at time of registration. Final payment must be made on the first day of class. All fees must be paid by cash or check (made out to USA) only. Online registration and credit card payment not available at this time.


Lessons Summer Time 9:15 am-9:45 am

10:00 am-10:30 am 10:45 am-11:15 am

Session 1 Parent/Child Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 1 Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 1 Junior Jags 2

Session 2 Jag Cubbies 1 Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 2 Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 2 Junior Jags 1

Session 3 Parent/Child Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 3 Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 3 Jag Cubbies 3 Junior Jags 2

Session 1 Begins June 3rd June 3rd-6th and June 10th-13th Weather make-up dates: June 16th, 17th, 18th Session 2 Begins June 25th June 24th -27th and July 8th-11th Weather make-up dates: July 21st, 22nd, 23rd Session 3 Begins July 29th July 29th – Aug 1st and Aug 5th –8th Weather make-up dates August 11th, 12th, 13th We will have 3 morning Summer swim sessions offer Tuesday through Friday. Summer swim begins June 3rd. Classes are taught in 3 levels, each class builds on the skills taught in the previous class. Due to the popularity of our swim classes it is recommended that you sign up for all 3 sessions when you register, class sessions fill up quickly. Swim Session Registration: Registration for Summer Swim Sessions May 1st. Registration must be done in person at the Student Recreation Center front desk. Registration and liability forms with $10 (non-refundable) registration fee per session must be turned in at time of registration. Final payment must be made on the first day of class. All fees must be paid by cash or check (made out to USA) only. Online registration and credit card payment not available at this time.


Splash Week

June 16th – 20th July 14th -18th 8:00 - 11:00 AM Monday—Friday We would like to welcome children ages 5-12 to come and join the Campus Recreation Aquatic’s Team this Summer. Splash week is open to all children of the Student Recreation Center, USA Faculty/Staff, and USA Affiliates We are going to have lots of fun “splashing” around in the leisure pool, playing with water toys, participating in fun pool games, and learning about summer safety. Please bring a snack, towel, sunscreen, and a water bottle each day! You must pre-register for each Splash Week! To register turn a registration and liability from with a check (written out to USA) or cash to the front desk.


r e m s m u m S g ra o r P Fami l y Sw i m Evening Hours Monday & Wednesday Beginning May 12th 6:00—9:00 PM

Year Round Family Swim Hours Fridays 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM Saturday 9:00-8:00 PM Sunday 1:00-8:00 PM

Summer “Dive In” Movies Come join us at our outdoor pool for a fun family night at the movies! Dive In movie nights are free to all SRC members and students. Non-Members $5 per person. Movies rescheduled due to weather will be determined by 6:00 PM the evening of the event. Call the front desk 460-6065 ext. 7. Celebrate Summer Dive-In Friday, June 6th 7:30-10PM

Hot, Hot, Hot, Dive-In Back to School Dive-In Friday, July 11th 7:30-10:00 PM Friday, August 15th 7:30-10 PM


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When: Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday 1-4 PM Where: Cardio Theater Cost: $1 per minute for members and $0.50 per minute for enrolled students. There is a minimum purchase requirement of 10 minutes


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Sports Clubs Rugby CJ Leggett

Rock Climbing Jared Elmore

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251-769-9337

kal1001@jagmail.southalabama.edu

Women's Soccer Whitney Crabb

wmc1003@jagmail.southalabama.edu

Sailing Ben Posey benposey75@gmail.com 251-300-1476

jae902@jagmail.southalabama.edu

Quidditch Jennifer Tran usaquidditch@gmail.com 714-495-0418 Cricket Neel Patel

ngp901@jagmail.southalabama.edu

251-406-9512

Volleyball Jacob Sander

jrs907@jagmail.southalabama.edu

850-602-4460

Bass Fishing Club Ethan Wages usabassteam@gmail.com 251-509-6286

SMOOTHIES SPECIAL EVENTS Spring 2014: Wednesdays All Starting Times are 7:30 PM All Events are FREE!! Table Tennis Beginner: January 29 Intermediate: February 26

For more Doubles Tournament: March 26 Advanced: April 9 information on trips or events visit our Racquetball website: Beginner: February 12 southalabama.edu/outdoor

Intermediate: March 19 Advanced: April 23


Spring 2014 Trips ABC’S of Kayaking January 25 (Saturday) Students: $5 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $10 Perdido River Canoe/Kayak February 1 (Saturday) Students: $20 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $25 Blackwater River Canoe/ Kayak February 15 (Saturday) Students: $25 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $30 Magnoli River Paddle March 1 (Saturday) Students: $25 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $30 Discovery Cove/Sea World/ Busch Gardens/Aquatica March 6 – 9 Students: $99 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $115 Paddle Ocoee River/Horseback Ridding March 14-16 Students: $220 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $230

Baratram Trail Camp & Canoe/Kayak April 5 - 6 Students: $30 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $35 Full Moon Canoe/Kayak on Mobile Bay April 15 (Tuesday) May 14 (Wednesday) Students: $10 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $15 Scuba Dive Panama City April 19 - 20 Price to be Determined Walking Tour of Mobile April 26 (Saturday) Students: $5 Faculty/Staff/Alums: $10 Muscle Shoals: Home of the Hits May 8-9 (Thursday-Friday) Students: &35 Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $45 Scuba Dive Key Largo, FL May 16 – 19 Price to be Determined

Sign up for these trips in Outdoor Adventures Cabin, front desk of Student Recreation Center, or with Randy Hunter

The Cabin Hours:

Monday—Saturday 3—6 PM

You Name the Trip

Rent: Jag Bikes 1 speed $5/ semester 21 speed $25/ semester Camping Gear/Canoes/Kayaks: prices vary

Do you have a group of 10 or more? Is there someplace special your group wants to go? Is there something special your group wants to do? Canoeing? Camping? Hiking? Sightseeing?

Repair: For personally owned bikes, camping gear, canoes, and kayaks free labor, you will have to supply needed parts

Outdoor Adventures can work with you to design the perfect getaway! We can supply transportation and all of the necessary gear. And out prices are within your budget. Contact Randy Hunter at rhunter@southalabama.edu or call 215 -460-6214 and lets talk!

“Jag bikes are...Jag smart”


CAMP/CANOE AND KAYAK THE BARTRAM TRAIL OVERNIGHT ROUTE #1 APRIL 5 -6 SATURDAY—SUNDAY

The variety of wildlife and vegetation are two of the features that make this trip stand out as we paddle through an old river channel, creek, lake, and slough in a traditional bayou setting with cypress trees, flowers, blue herons, ibis, egrets, and scores of other birds. Alligators, swamp rabbits, raccoons, deer, and bobcats are common. Feral

pigs run rampant and some black bear remain. We will also stop at Mound Island, the site of eighteen religious ceremonial mounds, the largest of which rises 45

feet. This area is designated as a National Historic Landmark; tribes lived in this area from at least 1500 B.C.; the Taensa Indians once lived on the shores of the river which bears their name, the Tensaw.


Itinerary

Cost Students Family Members of Students

$ 30 $32

Staff/Faculty/Alumni

$ 35

Family Members of Staff/Faculty,/Alumni

$ 37

Cost includes transportation, tent, sleeping bag, cooking gear, canoes and kayaks. Does not include food.

Day 1 – Leave Rec Center at 8:00 a.m. Drive 1 hour to Stockton, Alabama. Leave Rice Creek Landing, paddle to and explore Mound Island. Continue paddling and then set up camp at Two Rivers Point. Day 2 – Paddle back to Rice Creek Landing. Drive back to Mobile (3 p.m.) Paddle distance: about 8 miles each day

How to Sign Up Leave a check for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name(s) and cell phone number(s) at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. We will call you to confirm your place on the trip along with more information. We will accept registrants until day prior to trip. Fee is nonrefundable within 2 days of trip UNLESS we can replace you or trip is canceled. Checks will not be deposited until completion of trip; if trip is canceled (rain or air temperature below 60 degrees), all fees will be refunded. Trip limit: maximum of 14, minimum of 8.


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We will depart from the Scott’s Landing on the Causeway, paddle up the Blakeley River, and then dip into surrounding waterways and head into Justins

Bay. We will pass by alligators, jumping fish, and other “creatures of the night.” In Justin’s Bay, we will tie up the canoes and kayaks on the water and have a picnic dinner as we gaze at the stars and of course watch the gorgeous “moon over Mobile” rise in the sky.

Meet at Scott’s Landing at 7 p.m.; put in around 7:30 p.m., paddle and return to Scott’s Landing around 10:00 p.m. If you need a ride from campus, let us know

HOW TO SIGN-UP

Cost Students Family Members of Students Staff/Faculty/Alumni

$ 10 $ 10 $ 15

Family Members of Staff/ $ 15 Faculty,/Alumni

Leave a check for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name(s) and cell phone number(s) at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. We will call you to confirm your place on the trip along with more information. We will accept registrants until day prior to trip. Fee is non-refundable within 2 days of trip UNLESS we can replace you or trip is canceled. Checks will not be deposited until completion of trip; if trip is canceled, all fees will be refunded. Trip limit: maximum of 14, minimum of 8


April 19 - 20 Saturday - Sunday

Scuba Dive Panama City Florida Panama City Beach’s scuba diving hot spots include over 50 wrecks, surprising amounts of reefs, and hundreds of man-made artificial reefs. To dive in Panama City and the waters off their beach, you need to be open water certified. You may join us just to camp or snorkel (no certification is required). We will camp at St. Andrews State Park; wellknown for its sugar white sands and emerald green waters, this former military reservation has over one and a half miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking and canoeing. How to Sign-Up To determine interest in this trip, send your name and cell phone number to Randy Hunter at rhunter@usouthal.edu. As soon as we have at least six people who wish to go, we will meet and discuss costs and logistics.


Walking Tour of Mobile SATURDAY This is a wonderful opportunity to see downtown historic Mobile “up close and personal.” Our walk – with the very knowledgeable and entertaining Richard Rose serving as our guide - will enable us to develop a real

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historical understanding of this wonderful city as we stroll by an-

tebellum homes, museums, monuments, and old cemeteries. We will walk 7 miles in 4 hours and will stop 1

2 6 T H hour for lunch at “A Spot of Tea.” Bring a comfortable pair of walking shoes and your camera. We will leave the Rec Center at 8:30 a.m. – or meet at Fort Conde at 9:00 a.m. - and return around 3 p.m

How to sign up

Cost Students Family Members of Students

$5 $5

Staff/Faculty/Alumni

$ 10

Family Members of Staff/Faculty,/Alumni

$ 10

How to sign-up: Leave a check for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name(s) and cell phone number (s) at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. We will call you to confirm your place on the trip along with more information. We will accept registrants until day prior to trip. Fee is nonrefundable within 1 days of trip UNLESS we can replace you or trip is canceled. Checks will not be deposited until completion of trip; if trip is canceled, all fees will be refunded. Trip Limit: maximum of 20, minimum of 10


2014

Campus Recreation

SUMMER

CAMPS

Campus Recreation Summer Camps are located in our state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center.The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-13 years old. This year we are offering two camp age groups, South Paw Camp ages 7-9 and Jaguar’s Camp ages 10-13. These camps are geared towards high-energy recreational activities. Children will participate in a different activity each hour from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch will be provided on campus at the Fresh Food Market’s “all you can eat” buffet. Session 8 and 9 Campers will be required to bring a sack lunch to camp because the Fresh Food Market will be closed. A discounted rate will be offered. Basketball, floor hockey, soccer, climbing, flag football, volleyball, kayaking, and swimming are just a few of the sports and activities your camper will be participating in during the day. Session 1: June 2-6

Session 2: June 9-13

Session 3: June 16-20

Session 4: June 23-27

Session 6: July 14-18

Session 7: July 21-25

Session 8: July 28-August 1

Session 9: August 4-8

Session 5: July 7-11

Camp Cost Sessions 1-7 Students and SRC Members*: $150 USA Affiliates and General Public: $175

Registration Requires a $50 deposit per camper per session. Camp fees must be paid in full the first day of each camp. Come by the front desk of the SRC to submit registration forms. Please call Gina Pollock at 251-460-6568 if you have any questions regarding registration of the camps.

Sessions 8-9** Students and SRC Members*: $115 USA Affiliates and General Public: $140

SRC Members: March 3rd USA Affiliates and General Public: March 24th

*Members must present membership cards to receive the SRC member rate. This rate can only be used for childern and gradchildern of SRC members. Extended family members or friends must pay the Affiliate/General Public Rate **All you can eat Lunch at “Fresh Market” is included for Sessions 1-7. Sessions 8 and 9 costs without lunch.


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Do You Want to Win?? We are offering TWO $25 gift cards to the USA Bookstore. Just complete our group fitness survey to be entered into the drawing! Must complete the entire survey to be entered into the drawing. Drawing will take place on April 30, 2014.

Its Time! ack Alabama weigh-outs April 5 - 11

tick with the program? Lose 10 pounds in 10 weeks?

USA Student Recreation Center, top floor, fitness es:

ril 5th, 9-11 AM 6th, 2-4 PM ay, April 7-11, 7:30-8:30 AM, 11:30AM-1PM, 4:00-7:30 PM


Meet Your SouthFit Team! Buddy Childress

Major: Exercise Science Favorite Food: Strawberries, Peaches, & Watermelon Favorite Color: Sky Blue Favorite Band: Incubus Dream job: Anything that changes the world in a positive way. Hobbies: Being well, Mixed martial arts, & Making music Click here for more information on personal training pricing and packages

All of our trainers have an certification from AFAA or ACE and are certified in CPR/AED.


Become a Certified Personal Trainer!

We are hosting AFAA’s Personal Fitness Trainer certification. This is a nationally accredited certification. More info at www.afaa.com. When: Friday-Sunday, May 30-June 1, 2014 Time: 1-9 PM on Friday; 8 AM-6 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $499. USA Students and Rec Center members get a 30% discount. Contact sarahrentz@southalabama.edu to be put on the discount list and for registration instructions. How to register: Non-USA (no discount) can register at www.afaa.com. This training is open to the general public; however, to be a personal trainer at the USA Student Rec Center, you will need to be a current student or employee and be CPR/AED certified. Upon completion of certification, there is no guarantee of positions available at USA Campus Recreation.


We need yoga instructors! Yoga is one of our most popular SouthFit classes. We can offer more yoga classes if we have more instructors. Consider becoming one!

What: YogaFit Level 1 Instructor Training When: Saturday/Sunday, April 12/13, 2014 Time: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM each day Cost: $399 if registered by March 12. Price increase $429/$459 after that. How to register: Contact YogaFit directly. Click the below for the link to the registrati

This training is open to the general public; howev USA Student Rec Center, you will need to be a curr employee and be CPR/AED certified.


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Department of Campus Recreation April 2014 Magazine