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Department of Campus Recreation Monthly News and Activites

Aquatics Splash Week Swim Lessons Summer Passes Outdoor Adventures Stand up Paddle Boards Perdido River Full Moon Paddle Tandem Hang Gliding Gulf Shores SouthFit AFAA Personal Trainer Certification Insanity Certification

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June 2014


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

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Session 3 Begins June 17th Meets June 17th, 19th, 24th, 26th, July 1st, 3rd, 8th and 10th. Make up classes due to weather only: July 15th and 17th 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 the online swim lesson calendar 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 is not available at this time.


Summer Session 1 Begins June 4th June 4th-6th and June 9th-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 28th July 28th – Aug 1st and Aug 4th –6th Weather make-up dates August 11th, 12th, 13th

We will offer 3 morning Summer swim sessions 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, begins May 1st. Registration must be done in person at the Student Recreation Center front desk. Registration and liability forms with $10 (non-refundable) regTime Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 istration fee per session must Parent/Child Jag Cubbies 1 Parent/Child be turned in at time of regis9:15 am-9:45 am Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 1 tration. Final payment must be Junior Jags 3 Junior Jags 3 Junior Jags 3 made on the first day of class. Jag Cubbies 1 Jag Cubbies 2 Jag Cubbies 3 All fees must be paid by cash or 10:00 am-10:30 am Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 2 check (made out to USA) only. Junior Jags 3 Junior Jags 3 Junior Jags 3 Online registration and credit Jag Cubbies 1 Jag Cubbies 2 Jag Cubbies 3 card payment is not available at 10:45 am-11:15 am Junior Jags 2 Junior Jags 1 Junior Jags 2 this time.


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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 join the Campus Recreation Aquatics 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 in a registration and liability form with a check (written out to USA) or cash to the front desk. Cost: SRC Members $85 & Non Affiliated Members $110


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Stand up paddle boards are now available for use on most outdoor adventure river trips (no full moon or white water paddle trips) at no extra cost. Come join us on one of our trips and see what the buzz is all about. You may rent a stand up paddle board – along with kayaks, canoes and camping gear – at the Outdoor Adventures cabin located behind the Recreation Center weekdays between 3 and 6 PM

Outdoor Adventure: Too Radical!


Saturday June 7th

Perdido River Come join Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures as we Inner Tube Float the Perdido River on Saturday, June 7. This is a lazy day and easy float trip. The Perdido River demarcates the state line between Alabama and Florida. We will begin our trip at Barrieneau Park and then be taken by a gentle current for 4 miles and 2 hours along remote pine and oak wooded areas. We will have one canoe carrying food and drinks and will eat on one of the many beautiful white sandbars on the river. Leave Student Recreation Center at 8:00 a.m. Drive one hour to Barrieneau Park, “set sail” around 10 a.m. and float for about four hours. Leave river at 4:00 p.m. and return to the Recreation Center around 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 for students $22 for family of students $25 for faculty/staff/alumni $27 for family of faculty/staff/alumni $30 for non-USA Fee includes transportation, canoes, kayaks and accessories. Does not include food (we will provide coolers).

How to sign up: Leave a check payable for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name and cell phone number at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. Fees are non-refundable 3 days prior to trip unless we can replace you with someone on wait list or the trip is canceled. Checks will not be deposited until completion of trip; if trip is canceled, all fees will be refunded.


Friday June 13th

Full Moon Paddle

Come join Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures for an (almost; one day early) Full Moon Paddle on Mobile Bay. We will depart from Scott’s Landing on the Causeway, paddle up the Blakeley River, and then dip into surrounding waterways and head into Justin's 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.

Cost: $10 for students, $12 for family members; $15 for staff/faculty/alums, $17 for family members, $20 for non-USA. We will supply kayaks and canoes and transportation, you supply dinner and flashlights. How to sign up: Leave a check for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name and cell phone number at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. We will call you and confirm receipt of check. Fees paid are non-refundable within 3 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.


Saturday – Sunday June 21-22

Tandem Hang Gliding

Come join Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures as we take you tandem hang gliding Saturday and Sunday, June 21 - 22. Live the dream and learn to fly as we take you to Lookout Mountain in Georgia (near Chattanooga, TN); no experience necessary. You will fly your first flights in a controlled environment as you surf the slopes of small hills 5 – 10 feet off the ground. You will have five opportunities to fly from a small hill with a certified instructor guiding you step by step. Then, fly tandem with an instructor by your side. An ultralight aircraft will tow you to an altitude of 2,000 feet above the beautiful Lookout Valley for 12 – 20 minutes of actual flight time.

Day 1 - We will leave from the Recreation Center at 4:00 a.m. and drive seven hours to Lookout Mountain. We will set up our camp and spend the rest of the day sightseeing Ruby Falls, America’s deepest commercial cave and which has

Cost: $250. Open to students, faculty, staff, alums, family and friends. You must weigh less than 230 lbs. Fee includes transportation, all hang gliding fees and campground fees. All camping gear will be provided. Day one sightseeing fees – the three trips listed above are all about $15 each – are not covered. However, you may hike Lookout Mountain and visit Civil War sites for free.

a massive underground waterfall – and/or Rock City with massive ancient rock formations, gardens, and seven state panoramic views, and/or ride the Incline Railway – trolley style cars that climb

How to sign up: Eight are required for the trip to make; in order to determine interest, leave your name and cell phone number with Randy Hunter at Campus Recreation by no later than Monday, June 10. If there is sufficient interest, we will meet Thursday, June 12, at 8 p.m. at the Recreation Center to make full payments and discuss the trip. There will be no refunds after June 12 (the hang gliding school requires full payment in advance); however, your “ticket” will be good for two years and is transferable should you have to miss our scheduled trip.

through the scenic beauty of Lookout Mountain at a breathtaking 72% grade.

Day 2 – Hang gliding all day. Leave around 6 p.m. and arrive in Mobile at midnight.


Gulf Shores Saturday – Sunday June 28 - 29

Come join Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures as we camp at the Gulf Shores State Park on June 28 and 29 (Saturday and Sunday). This is a wonderful – and inexpensive – way to experience the beautiful Gulf Shores. We will leave from the Student Recreation Center at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and camp at the Park where showers and toilets are available. We will return to Mobile by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Participants may go to Waterville USA – a huge water and amusement park – for an additional $29. Or just lie and the beach and/or hike and swim for free. We can also hike the 4 mile, 90 minute Pine Beach Trail in the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge where a simple walk down a forested nature trail will reveal sand dunes and pristine white beaches. As the trail meanders, we will get a close look at marshes and perhaps see an alligator. For meals, you can cook in camp or go out and eat.

Cost (per person): $30 for students/one family member; $40 for staff/faculty/one family member; $50 for non-USA. The fee includes transportation, camping and cooking gear, and campground fees. How to sign up: Leave a check for the full amount payable to “U.S.A.” (sorry, no cash) along with your name and cell phone number at the Front Desk of the Student Recreation Center. We will call you and confirm receipt of check. Fees paid are nonrefundable within 3 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. Pre-trip meeting: Thursday, June 26, 8:00 p.m., Student Recreation Center. We will sign forms, issue gear, answer questions. Trip limit: maximum of 14; minimum of 5.


Rugby CJ Leggett

Rock Climbing Jared Elmore

601-508-9098

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

ROTC SPECIAL EVENTS Summer 2014: Thursdays

All Starting Times are 7:30 PM All Events are FREE!!

Table tennis Beginner singles: June 12 Intermediate singles: June 26 Doubles tournament: July 10 Advanced singles: July 24 Racquetball Beginning singles: June 19 Intermediate singles: July 3 Doubles tournament: July 17 Advanced singles: July 31


Perdido River June 7

Full Moon Paddle

Full Moon Paddle June 13

Sepulga River July 19

July 12

Gaillard Island Tour Appalachian Trail/Nantahala June 14 River July 26-28 Tandem Hang Gliding Scuba Dive Key June 21-22 Largo, Florida August 1-4 4th of July Fireworks Full Moon Paddle Paddle/Camp Black August 10 Creek River July 5-6

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

Hours: Monday—Friday 3—6 PM Rent:

Jag Bikes: 1 Speed :$5 /semester 25 Speed: $25/semester Camping Gear/Canoes/

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? Outdoor Adventures can work with you to design the perfect getaway! We can supply transportation and all of the necessary gear. And our prices are within your budget. Contact Randy Hunter at rhunter@southalabama.edu or call 251-460-6214 and let’s talk!

Kayaks: prices vary Repair: For personally owned Bikes/Camping Gear/ Canoes/Kayaks Free labor, you will have to supply needed parts

“Jag bikes are...Jag smart”


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, June 6-8, 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 Sarah Schrenk at 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. There is no guarantee of positions available at USA Campus Recreation upon completioin of certification.


Click Here to Register

Date: Sunday, July 20th Time: 9 AM-5 PM Registration deadline: Sunday, July 6th. Cost: $249. Provides CEUs (continuing education units) for ACE (0.7) and AFAA (6.5). Description: Based on the Insanity workout DVDs, this group fitness class focuses on maximum-intensity exercise and short rest intervals. Participants will learn how to put together a 30 or 50-minute Insanity workout. Includes certification course manual, instructor DVD, cueing sheet, and music.


USA Department of Campus Recreation