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Recreational Services Staff

Angel Beegle Coordinator, Indian Creek

Sabra Blackwell Operations Coordinator

Larissa Brown Instructional Programs/ Group Exercise Coordinator

Julie Dobbs Facility Coordinator, Off Campus/ Pool Operator

Anthony Edwards Coordinator, Clarkston

Jenny Lehigh Assistant Director, Fitness

Jake Lodge Aquatics Coordinator

Debra Guyton Accountant

Hailey Hester Outdoor Coordinator

Timber Hines Director

Andy Hudgins Associate Director, Programs

Rodney Pegues Assistant Director, Perimeter Dunwoody/Alpharetta

Aja Pijeaux Coordinator, Newton/Decatur

Kacy Toberg Assistant Director, Operations

Joaquin Vidal-Collazo Competitive Sports Coordinator

Brenda Webb Administrative Specialist, Memberships

Danny Weipert Business Manager

Allen Wilbanks Assistant Director, Facilities

Bobby Zaidan Marketing Specialist

Student Recreation Center (SRC) Hours SPRING SEMESTER 2021 • JANUARY 11-APRIL 26

Monday-Friday: ..................................................................... 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed ABBREVIATED HOURS Semester Break: Monday-Sunday, January 4-10 Spring Break: Sunday-Sunday, March 14-21 Finals Week: Tuesday-Tuesday, April 27-May 4 May Session: Wednesday-Sunday, May 5-June 6

Monday-Friday ........................................................................... 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday ....................................................................................... 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed Please check recreation.gsu.edu for updates. SRC CLOSURES DURING SPRING SEMESTER Martin Luther King Day .............................................................. January 18

Memorial Day Weekend ........................................................... May 22-24 Summer hours begin on June 7.

GAME ROOM HOURS

The Game Room will be closed during the Spring Semester 2021 out of an abundance of caution related to COVID-19. EXCEPTIONS TO STANDARD HOURS

For university closings for inclement weather visit gsu.edu or call 404-413-2100.

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Administrative Offices ............................................................. Equipment Issue Desk ............................................................. Game Room ................................................................................. Indian Creek Pool ...................................................................... Indian Creek Reservations .................................................... Membership .................................................................................. Outdoor Equipment Rental ................................................. Service Counter .........................................................................

404-413-1750 404-413-1770 404-413-1777 404-413-4272 404-413-1794 404-413-1753 404-413-1772 404-413-1780

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Recreational Services........................ 2 Student Recreation Center............ 3 Safety Guidelines ................................ 4 Virtual Programming ........................ 7 Aquatics ................................................. 8 Safety Classes ..................................... 8 Fitness Center .................................... 9 Instructional Clinics ....................... 10 Fitness Classes ................................... 11

Intramurals .......................................... Sport Clubs ........................................ Touch the Earth Trips .................. Challenge Program ......................... Climbing Wall .................................... Bouldering Cave .............................. Outdoor Equipment Rental ...... Off-Campus Facilities ....................

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Student Recreation Center Membership information

Membership is limited to faculty, staff, retirees, students and degree holding graduates of Georgia State University. Current students are members through their student fees. ACCESS

All members will sign a waiver with initial membership. PantherCards are required to enter and exit. Biometric finger scanning will NOT be available due to an abundance of caution related to COVID-19. To request access accommodations, please contact the Access and Accommodations Center at access.gsu.edu. MEMBER FEES

Faculty, staff, retirees .............. $252 per year or $84 per semester Graduates of Georgia State University ..................... $306 per year or $102 per semester Spouse ......................................................................................... $306 per year or $102 per semester Children of members 8-18 years of age .............................................. $25.50 per semester 7 years of age and younger ............................................................. free Adult children of members 19-26 years of age ................................................. $51 per semester Faculty, staff, retirees, graduate day pass .............................................. $5 Membership sales and renewals are available online. Please visit recreation.gsu.edu for more information. GUEST FEES

We will not be selling guest passes or multi-use guest passes during the Spring Semester 2021. If you have purchased multi-use guest passes and you wish to request a refund for your unused passes, please contact Brenda Webb at bjwebb4@gsu.edu.

PAYMENTS

AGE REQUIREMENTS

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

All children must have a membership and must be with their parent or guardian at all times. Children are not allowed to participate in programs unless specifically stated. Areas available for access 0-7 years ..................................................................................... leisure pool 8-15 years .......................................................................... all areas except exercise room and free weight area 16-18 years........................................................................................... all areas LOCKER RENTAL

A limited number of lockers will be available starting at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, January 11. Full locker ....................................... $25 per semester or $75 annually Half locker ...................................... $12 per semester or $36 annually Third locker ...................................... $8 per semester or $24 annually Daily Lockers: Available at no charge in both the men’s and women’s locker rooms. You must bring your own lock. SUMMER LOCKER RENEWAL

April 12-May 4. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by May 4. Items not retrieved 14 days after May 4 will be donated to charity.

We accept Discover, Mastercard, Visa, PantherCash, cash and check. Faculty & Staff may use payroll deduction for memberships, full and half size lockers. There is a $5 minimum for all credit card purchases. Visit recreation.gsu.edu

Program information REGISTRATION

Bring PantherCard and payment to the location that corresponds to the program that you are registering for. We now offer the ability to register online at recreation.gsu.edu. Aquatics, Instructional Clinics and Safety .................................... lobby Fitness Center ............................................................................................. lobby Touch the Earth ......................................... SRC parking deck entrance Intramurals, Sport Clubs ...................................................................... online FEE BREAKDOWN

• Students • Recreation members • Non-members PROGRAM HOLIDAYS

No classes March 14-22.

Locker Renewal will be available online. Please visit recreation.gsu.edu for more information.

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Safety Guidelines PREPARE TO PLAY The health and safety of our students, members and staff are our top priority. We will follow CDC guidelines and Georgia Department of Public Health safe practices for COVID-19. If you are not feeling well or are experiencing any of the symptoms related to COVID-19, please stay home. Please visit the CDC website (www.cdc.gov) for the full list of symptoms.

What to Bring

• Your PantherCard to enter and exit. Biometric finger scanning will not be available. • Water bottle, or bottled sports drink in a plastic spill proof container with a lid. Water fountains will not be available. • Any equipment you would want to use when you visit. • Your mask or face covering; you will always be required to wear it.

What to Expect When You Arrive COVID-19 SCREENING QUESTIONS, TEMPERATURE CHECKS AND MASKS/FACE COVERING:

Everyone who wishes to access the Student Recreation Center will be required to complete a brief COVID-19 Screening and have their temperature taken at the main entrance. Masks/Face covering use will be in addition to and is not a substitute for social distancing. If wearing a mask/face covering is not possible, you are welcome to take advantage of our online programming options. ACCESS WILL NOT BE GRANTED TO ANYONE WHO:

• Is experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever or chills, cough, headache, fatigue, sore throat, muscle/body aches, congestion/ runny nose, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, new loss of smell/taste, trouble breathing. These symptoms are subject to change due to CDC guidelines. • Has a temperature of 100.4°F or higher. • Refuses to wear a mask/face covering while inside of the Student Recreation Center. • Anyone experiencing a fever of 100.4°F or higher, or any of the symptoms listed above, will be encouraged to contact the Student Health Clinic or their primary health care provider.

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NEW SAFETY POLICIES

• Masks or face coverings must always be worn. • Elevator capacity is 4 people per elevator. • Please follow social distancing 6 feet protocols. • Capacity for spaces will be posted outside of each room and area. • Equipment lending will not be available. Limited laundry items such as towels and t-shirts will be available for checkout. • You are encouraged to bring your own equipment for personal use. Information is subject to change. Please check recreation.gsu.edu for additional information.    CLEANING PROVIDED BY RECREATIONAL SERVICES

• Hand sanitizer stations (stands and touchless) are available in all areas. • Increased frequency of cleaning throughout operating hours and high touch areas. • Gym wipes will be available in all areas for patron use.   • Sneeze guard panels will be located at all customer service areas.


PLAY YOUR PART Panther Code of Conduct

Our department is committed to providing a safe environment. The following guidelines are being put in place to help ensure your safety and the safety of our staff. We are asking our patrons for their mutual commitment to help us keep our Georgia State University community safe while using our facilities. • Wear a mask/face covering at all times. • Do not visit our recreation facilities if you are sick or experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19. • Make an appointment if you need to speak with a staff member. Meetings will be conducted online as often as possible. • Practice proper personal hygiene. Wash your Paws, Panthers! • Practice CDC guidelines on social distancing: www.cdc.gov • Closely follow all building wayfinding, room capacity and queuing signage. • Clean all equipment you come in to contact with both before and after use with the provided cleaning solutions. • Bring in your own personal exercise equipment: yoga mats, exercise bands, foam rollers, towels, etc. • Please let a staff member know if you witness anyone not following these guidelines or if you feel unsafe at any time. • Provide your feedback on your experience in our facilities through our website.

Spaces Available

• Exercise Room • Free Weight Area • Racquetball courts: Single play allowed. Bring your own equipment. No more than two people. Reservations only. • Main Gym Courts 1 & 2. Basketball goals and volleyball nets will not be available. • Track • Aquatic Center (Lap pool, Leisure Pool, Spa) • Patio/Outdoor Lawn • Bathroom and Locker Rooms • Climbing Wall • Bouldering Cave: Reservations only

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Virtual Programming In addition to our traditional programming, we’ll be offering several ways to stay engaged virtually through various activities or helpful reminders that you can do in your home or outside nearby. Visit our Engage Every Day page at recreation.gsu.edu or follow @gsurecreation on social media for our daily updates, workouts and more.

Fitness Classes January 25-April 23

• Circuit Training, Mondays • Barre Fitness, Wednesdays • Gym Yoga, Fridays

Circuit Training

This class will focus on total body conditioning using both strength training and cardiovascular exercise. Push your limits and reach your fitness goals!

Barre Fitness

Barre is a great mix of strength and cardio. It is a dance based class with strength elements added for an ultimate conditioning effect.

Gym Yoga

This yoga class is a great way to improve flexibility, mobility, and balance while reducing stress and building mindfulness.

Specialty Clinic PantherFIT

January 25-March 22 • Free Registration closes 48 hours before first day of class. Our Fitness Instructor Training (F.I.T.) program is designed to prepare the fitness enthusiast to lead safe and effective group exercise classes. This course is being offered fully virtual. During this process participants will be evaluated on skills in several different areas. At the end of the training process participants will have the opportunity to audition to be an instructor with Recreational Services.

Intramurals

Join us on Discord to hear more about our Video Game Leagues and Community Game Nights! Download the Discord app on your preferred device and join the conversation by clicking the link on our website.

Personal Training

30-minute virtual sessions available. See page 9 for more details.

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Aquatics & Safety Coordinator: Jake Lodge 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu

REGISTRATION STARTS JANUARY 11 Registration closes seven days prior to scheduled class dates. Students must be in attendance for the full duration of the course, participate actively, demonstrate skills to the objective and pass the written exams to receive certifications. REFUNDS A full refund will be given if the participant cancels at least seven days prior to the first day of class or if the class does not meet the minimum participant count. Contact aquatics@gsu.edu for refunds. CERTIFICATIONS All certifications are given through the American Red Cross.

Class

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Cost

ADULT CPR/AED AND FIRST AID Adult CPR/AED and First Aid with Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector

1/30 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 2/6 2/19 3/6 3/27 4/10 4/23 Students will earn a certification in Adult CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and first aid with anaphylaxis and epinephrine auto-injector training.

LIFEGUARDING – BLENDED LEARNING $125, $150 4/1-4/3 Lifeguarding-Blended Learning Thursday 5-8 p.m. Friday 3-8 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. -7 p.m. Registration for this course closes two weeks prior to the class. This course will consist of an online portion to be completed prior to the first day of in-person class. Students must be able to swim 500 yards, tread water for two minutes and complete a brick test before registering for course. Upon completion, students will earn a certification in Lifeguarding, CPRO, AED, and First Aid.

SWIM THE BELTLINE!

January 25-April 26

This swim program challenges you to complete the length of the Atlanta beltline (36.3 miles) right here in the SRC pool over the course of the spring semester. Count your laps as you swim, kick, pull, or aquajog your way across the pool. Ask the lifeguards how you can log your distance. Prizes will be available to anyone that completes the full 36.3 miles.

SWIM LESSONS Due to COVID-19, there will be no swim lessons offered this semester. The safety of our patrons and instructors is our priority and we will continue to assess the feasibility of future swim lessons.

Lifeguards Wanted Please email aquatics@gsu.edu for more information or apply on our website. Not certified? Check out our Lifeguard training course! recreation.gsu.edu

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Fitness Center January 25-April 26

Assistant Director: Jenny Lehigh 404-413-1774 | jlehigh@gsu.edu

• Register on our website or at Service Counter in SRC • Online scheduling through Microsoft Bookings • New client fitness assessment and intake available in-person only at SRC • 45-minute in-person sessions available at SRC • 30-minute virtual sessions available through Microsoft Teams

HOURS & REGISTRATION: CHECK WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

SERVICES FITNESS $35, $40 Fitness Assessment Comprehensive five-point assessment includes cardiovascular capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body fat composition and flexibility Personal Training Sessions Additional sessions can be added to any training package purchase.

LOCATION Room 150, inside the Exercise Room Student Recreation Center

$10, $15

NUTRITION Wednesday is Pawsitive Nutrition Day via telehealth. Appointments are available between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Get the nutrition guidance you need with a registered dietitian and a graduate student in nutrition. Services include: • One-hour nutrition consultations • Menu ideas • Food diary assessment • Individualized goal setting Contact Molly Paulson, MS, RD, LD at mpaulson@gsu.edu to set an appointment.

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Instructional Clinics Coordinator: Larissa Brown 404-413-1793 | lwoods4@gsu.edu

REGISTRATION DATES JANUARY 11-31 CLINIC DATES February 1-April 21 No clinics: March 15-17 One clinic registration is good for the specific day and time that is listed on the schedule. If a clinic is offered more than once per week, a separate, additional registration is required. Price listed per clinic is for the entire semester of classes, not cost per week. Clinics that have not met the minimum enrollment requirements as of January 31 will be canceled and refunds or transfers will be issued. Clinics with zero attendance for 3 consecutive weeks will be canceled and refunds will not be issued. PRICING/REFUND INFO A full refund will be given if a participant cancels by January 31. • $20 – Students • $40 – Rec Members

Class

Day

Location

DANCE Wed. 5:15-6 p.m. Studio B Belly Dance Belly Dance is comprised of the traditional dances of North Africa and the Middle East. Known for its graceful hip drops, rolls, and pivots, this dance form utilizes muscle groups in the abdomen, pelvis, trunk, spine, and neck, working with the body instead of against it. Belly dancing is based on movements that come naturally to the body.

MIND/BODY Tues. 12-12:45 p.m. Studio B Yoga for Stress Relief A gentle yoga session focused on breath work, poses, and visualizations to promote stress relief and relaxation.

WORKSHOP February 5 12:30-1:20 p.m. Aerobics/Dance Studio Roll and Release: Foam FREE Rolling Techniques This one-day workshop will cover the basic techniques of foam rolling. Learn the trigger-point technique of systematic self-massage. Use it for your warm up, your cool down, or as a tool during your recovery days. We will meet in person. Space is limited. Registration is required.

SPECIALTY CLINIC: JANUARY 25-MARCH 22 Monday TBD Online Free Virtual Panther F.I.T. This course is being offered fully virtual. Registration closes 48 hours before first day of class. Our Fitness Instructor Training (F.I.T.) program is designed to prepare the fitness enthusiast to lead safe and effective group exercise classes. During this process participants will be evaluated on skills in several different areas. At the end of the training process participants will have the opportunity to audition to be an instructor with Recreational Services.

TRY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS SRC Fitness Studios January 25-27 Do you want to sign up for an instructional clinic but you’re not sure which one? Come try it out to see what fits best for you during the free trial period! All clinics will meet at their regularly scheduled time. The “Try” period is FREE but registration is required. All participants must be paid and registered by January 31 to participate after the trial period.

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Fitness Classes

FREE Class

Coordinator: Larissa Brown 404-413-1793 | lwoods4@gsu.edu

Time

Location

12-12:30 p.m. 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

MONDAY ZumbaÂŽ Circuit Training

JANUARY 25-APRIL 22

TUESDAY Core Conditioning POUND

No classes: March 15-18

12-12:30 p.m. 5:30-6 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B

12:30-1 p.m. 6-6:30 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

12-12:30 p.m. 5:30-6:15 p.m. 6-6:30 p.m.

Aerobics/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio

WEDNESDAY Barre Fitness Reb3l Groove

THURSDAY Express 30 Stretch & Flow Vixen Workout

CLASS DATES

Drop-in fitness classes are free to all members. Fitness class descriptions can be found on our website. Register for In-Person Group Fitness Classes online. Registration opens 48 hours before class and closes 10 minutes before class start time. Check-In closes 5 minutes after class start time. Due to limited class sizes, only registered participants will be allowed to enter the studio. Classes may be canceled due to consistent low attendance.

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Intramurals Coordinator: Joaquin Vidal-Collazo 404-413-1764 compsports@gsu.edu recreation.gsu.edu REGISTRATION Visit our website. FREE AGENTS Don’t have enough to form your own team? Sign up as a free agent, and teams will ask you to join their team! Join us on Discord to hear more about our Video Game Leagues and Community Game Nights! Download the Discord app on your preferred device and join the conversation by clicking the link on our website. COST Free to currently enrolled students & Recreation members. (Exception: Non-students who are members are required to pay a fee for any sport where there is a cost per person, e.g. golf) FORFEIT FEE Tournaments with an associated cost (e.g. golf), participants will be required to pay a $15 fee if they forfeit the tournament.

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Divisions Location

Registration ends

PHASE 1: Registration opens January 11 Soccer Tennis Wiffle Ball Crate Stacking

January 28 February 3 February 11

Open Open Open

Omni Gym Main Gym Main Gym

January 27 February 2 February 10

Table Tennis Sitting Volleyball

February 17 February 25

Open Open

Omni Gym Omni Gym

February 16 February 24

Singles Golf Tournament

March 5

Open

March 3

Penalty Kick Shootout

March 10

Open

John A. White Golf Course Omni Gym

March 9

PHASE 2: Registration opens March 1 Kan Jam Two-Person Golf Scramble

March 25 April 2

Open Open

Spikeball Pickleball

April 8 April 14

Open Open

Omni Gym

April 7 April 13

Homerun Derby

April 22

Open

Panthersville

April 21

Omni Gym Brown’s Mill Golf Course Omni Gym

March 24 March 31

New Hire Orientation Check our website for the latest information! Do you like sports and need a part time job? Then be an Intramural Official! Come to orientation to see what it’s all about!

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Sport Clubs Coordinator: Joaquin Vidal-Collazo 404-413-1764 compsports@gsu.edu

CURRENT SPORT CLUBS

BADMINTON BARBELL BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CAPOEIRA CYCLING EQUESTRIAN FENCING ICE HOCKEY PAINTBALL ROCK CLIMBING ROWING RUGBY SHIDOKAN KARATE SOCCER (MEN’S) SOCCER (WOMEN’S) SWIM TABLE TENNIS TENNIS ULTIMATE (MEN’S) ULTIMATE (WOMEN’S) VOLLEYBALL (MEN’S) VOLLEYBALL (WOMEN’S) Visit recreation.gsu.edu/clubs for more info on our current clubs or how to start your own.

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Touch the Earth Coordinator: Hailey Hester hhester@gsu.edu INQUIRIES: 404-413-1772 touchtheearth@gsu.edu REGISTRATION Participants should register no later than the Tuesday before the trip. COST Categories are as follows: student, member Costs include gear, instruction and permits. Participants will be responsible for food, transportation and parking. REFUNDS To receive a refund, you must cancel more than 5 days before the trip date. Participants who do not show up for a trip will not receive a refund. Refunds may differ for break trips. PRE-TRIP MEETING All overnight trips will have a mandatory pre-trip meeting the Tuesday prior to the departure of the trip. Meetings will be held 12-12:30 p.m., virtually.

TRIPS Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Feb. 6

Sat.

Indoor Sky Diving Atlanta

$47, $50

Feb. 27-28

Sat.-Sun.

Intro to Camp and Bonfire

$10, $12

Feb. 28

Sun.

Intro to Caving: Blowing cave

$12, $15

Mar. 6

Sat.

Outdoor Paintball

$33, $35

Mar. 7

Sun.

Midterms Hike and Hammock: High Shoals Falls

$5, $7

Mar. 13

Sat.

Outdoor Climbing: Sandrock, AL

$8, $10

Mar. 21

Sun.

Hang Gliding

$120, $130

Mar. 27

Sat.

Intermediate Archery

$18, $20

Mar. 28

Sun.

Bouldering Boat Rock

$4, $5

Apr. 3

Sat.

Bamboo Forest Palisades Hike

$5, $7

Apr. 3-4

Sat.-Sun.

Intro to Camp and Bonfire and Challenge

$10, $12

Apr. 4

Sun.

Horseback Riding: Blairsville

$42, $45

Apr. 10

Sat.

Outdoor Laser Tag

$20, $22

Apr. 10

Sat.

Waterfall Rappel: Desoto Falls

$8, $10

Apr. 11

Sun.

Backpacker Basics: Kennesaw Mountain Summit

$8, $10

Apr. 17

Sat.

ATL Street Art and Tiny Door Bike Tour

$7, $9

Apr. 18

Sun.

Recreational Kayaking: Chattahoochee

$20, $25

Apr. 25

Sun.

Bouldering Boat Rock

$4, $5

May 1

Sat.

Lake Lanier: FlyBoard, SUP & Beach

$75, $80

May 2

Sun.

Waterfall Rappel: Desoto Falls

$8, $10

Touch the Earth trips are made possible by our awesome VOLUNTEER trip leaders! Inquire about becoming a trip leader today!

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CLINICS & SPECIAL EVENTS Date

Time

Clinic/Event

Cost

Jan. 30

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lead Climbing

$8, $10

Feb. 4

5-7:30 p.m.

Belay Clinic

$4, $6

Feb. 11

6-7:30 p.m.

Crate Stacking Partner Competition

Free

Feb. 26

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lead Climbing

$8, $10

Mar. 25

5-7:30 p.m.

Belay Clinic

$4, $6

Apr. 14

12-2 p.m.

Rappel the Rec

Free

Apr. 23

4-6 p.m.

Stress Relief Outdoor Painting

$10, $14

BIKE SERVICES At the TTE Rental center, we offer commuter bike rentals for a maximum rental of three days. Helmets, locks and lights are provided. We also offer tube sales and referrals to local bike shops for bike repairs you may need. Check out GSU bikes at https://pin.gsu.edu/ organization/panther-bikes.

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Commuter Bike Rental: $2, $3, $5 per day Tube sale: $7

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Touch the Earth Coordinator: Hailey Hester hhester@gsu.edu INQUIRIES: 404-413-1772 touchtheearth@gsu.edu REGISTRATION Participants should register no later than the Tuesday before the trip. Registration available online and in person. COST Categories are as follows: student, member Cost includes gear, instruction, and permits. REFUNDS To receive a refund, you must cancel more than 5 days before the trip date. Participants who do not show up for a trip will not receive a refund.

TRIP LEADER TRAINING & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT* Trip Leader Training (TLT) is open to anyone wanting to expand their knowledge in outdoor education, leading trips outside, leadership development or would like to become a Trip Leader for Touch the Earth. For more details regarding times or descriptions please view our webpage. Date

Location/Time Training

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

TLT: Top Belay, Rescue and Rappel

$5, $8

Mar. 15

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

TLT: Waterfall Rappel Training

$5, $8

Apr. 9

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

TLT: Orienteering Chattahoochee Palisades $5, $8

Apr. 21

ICRA, 5:30-8 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Survival Skills

Free

May 13-16

ICRA, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

SOLO: Wilderness First Responder Certification Part 1

$450, $550

May 20-23

ICRA, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

SOLO: Wilderness First Responder Certification Part 2

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**** Free upon registration of part 1

Touch the Earth trips are all made possible by our awesome VOLUNTEER trip leaders! Inquire about becoming a trip leader today!

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CHALLENGE PROGRAM Coordinator: Hailey Hester hhester@gsu.edu INQUIRIES: 404-413-1772 | recreation.gsu.edu/cp ABOUT THE PROGRAM This program offers groups, teams and individuals innovative ways to improve their abilities to work with others. Focus is on creative problem solving and effective communication. The experience will increase trust and enhance group cohesion. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of the group. PRICING* Per person rates for students and faculty/staff: We now offer virtual team building in addition to our traditional programs. Visit us online at recreation.gsu.edu for pricing and more information.

CLIMBING WALL & BOULDERING CAVE Climbing Wall Hours Jan. 11- Apr. 26: Mon.,Wed., Fri. 2 - 5:30 p.m. Apr. 27- May 4: Mon- Fri. 2 - 5 p.m. Closed January 18 Closed March 15-19 Bouldering Cave By reservation only for 40 minute time blocks Jan. 11- May 4 Tuesday & Thursdays 3-5 p.m. Closed January 18 Closed March 15-19

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Touch the Earth OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL Lower level | Student Recreation Center (outside entrance adjacent to parking deck driveway) 404-413-1772

Item

Price per night

Limit per person

BIKE RENTAL

HOURS OF OPERATION

Commuter bike****

$2, $3, $5

1

January 11- April 26 : Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Bike rack

$2, $3, $5

1

April 27- May 4: Mon- Fri. 12-5 p.m.

Bike U-lock

$1, $1.50, $2

1

Backpack (internal or external frame)

$3, $4, $6

4

Backpack stove**

$3, $4, $5

3

2-Burner stove**

$4, $6, $7

4

Battery lantern

$3, $4, $5

2

Cooler

$3, $4, $5

2

Cook kit (backpack or family)

$2, $3, $5

3

Camping hammock bundle (rainfly and bug-net)

$6, $7, $8

2

$1.50, $2, $2.50

4

Hammock: single person

$2, $3, $4

2

Hammock: double person

$3, $4, $5

2

Quickdry towel

$1, $2, $3

2

Tarp (10’x10’ or larger)

$2, $3, $4

3

Tent (6-person)***

$5, $6, $12

2

Tent (3-4 person)***

$4, $5, $10

2

Tent (1-2 person)***

$3, $4, $8

2

Sleeping bag

$4, $5, $7

5

Sleeping pad

$2, $3, $4

5

Canoe: flatwater

$10, $12, $20

2

Canoe: whitewater*

$20, $25, $30

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Equipment must be picked up and returned during the above hours only. CLOSURES AND SPECIAL RENTAL DEALS Closed January 18: Free Day Closed March 15-19: 40% discount PARKING FOR EQUIPMENT LOADING AND UNLOADING Customers may park temporarily for free behind the Student Recreation Center in the space marked “Touch the Earth.” To gain access from parking gate attendant, inform the attendant you are a Touch the Earth customer. You will be able to park in the provided spaces and given a voucher that must be validated by TTE personnel in order to exit. Do not park on the curb. RENTAL POLICIES

BACKPACKING/CAMPING

Day Pack (30 liter)

• Reservations can be made up to one week in advance and must be made in person. • All rentals priced on per night charge, no modifications to this rate will be made. • A $1 per item per night late fee is charged in addition to the daily rental fee. Exception: Bikes are charged $20 per day. • Upon return, all items will receive a full inspection. Pending the number of returns, inspection could take place within a week of return. • For equipment that needs to be repaired or cleaned, you will be charged $15/hour, up to original cost of the equipment. Fees associated to these costs will be assessed within a week of equipment return. • Failure to pay late fees or damages may result in a hold on your account or suspended rental privileges.

Car kit

$2, $3, $5

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Dry bag (20 Liter)

$2, $3, $4

2

COST

Dry bag (60 Liter backpack)

$4, $6, $8

2

Students, Rec members, Non-member faculty & staff

Inflatable standup paddleboard

$10, $12, $20

2

Kayak: recreational (sit on top or sit in)

$8, $10, $15

2

Kayak: touring

$12, $15, $20

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Kayak: whitewater*

$12, $15, $20

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PFD

$1, $1.50, $2

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Splash jacket

$2, $3, $5

4

Wetsuit - Farmer John/Jane

$4, $5, $6

4

Climbing shoes

$3, $4, $5

2

Crash pad

$5, $7, $10

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* Requires completion of Touch the Earth clinic/school & permission of Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. Call 404-413-1773 a week in advance. **Customer will receive a stove with the equivalent of one full canister of fuel. ***A maximum of two tents per customer can be rented at one time regardless of tent size. **** Rental period up to three consecutive days maximum. Helmet, lock and lights provided. Late fee $20/day. *****all watercraft rentals come with paddles and PFDs.

BOATING*****

BOULDERING recreation.gsu.edu

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Off Campus Facilities INDIAN CREEK RECREATION AREA Location: 900 South Indian Creek Drive, Stone Mountain, Ga 30083

Lodge and Event Lawn Coordinator: Angel Beegle 404-413-1794 | icra@gsu.edu The new 4,700 square foot lodge is the perfect place for off campus events. Individual rooms or the entire lodge may be reserved by chartered student organizations, faculty or staff departments for university approved meetings. The lodge has a large meeting room, two breakout rooms, an open lobby reception area with fireplace, decks with seating and a catering kitchen. If you would like to host your event outside, we also have available for reservation a half acre event lawn. ELIGIBLE USERS Student organizations, faculty or staff departments

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