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Recreational Services Staff

Larissa Brown Instructional Programs/ Group Exercise Coordinator

Anthony Edwards Coordinator, Clarkston

Jon Fey Operations Coordinator

Debra Guyton Accountant

Hailey Hester Outdoor Coordinator

Timber Hines Director

Andy Hudgins Associate Director, Programs

Jenny Lehigh Assistant Director, Fitness

Jake Lodge Aquatics Coordinator

Rodney Pegues Assistant Director, Perimeter Dunwoody/Alpharetta

Aja Pijeaux Coordinator, Newton/Decatur

Talyn Sands Assistant Director, Competitive Sports

Kacy Toberg Assistant Director, Operations

Joaquin Vidal-Collazo Competitive Sports Coordinator

Brenda Webb Administrative Coordinator, Memberships

Allen Wilbanks Assistant Director, Facilities

Bobby Zaidan Marketing Specialist

Student Recreation Center (SRC) Hours SPRING SEMESTER 2022 • JANUARY 10-APRIL 25

Monday-Friday: ..................................................................... 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed ABBREVIATED HOURS Semester Break: Tuesday-Sunday, January 4-9 Spring Break: Sunday-Sunday, March 13-20 Finals Week: Tuesday-Tuesday, April 26-May 3 Semester Break: Wednesday-Sunday, May 4-8 May Session: Monday-Friday, May 9-27

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 17

Memorial Day Weekend ........................................................... May 28-30 Summer Semester Hours begin on June 6.

GAME ROOM HOURS

Please visit recreation.gsu.edu for updates on Spring Semester Game Room hours. EXCEPTIONS TO STANDARD HOURS

For university closings for inclement weather or COVID-19 visit gsu.edu or call 404-413-2100.

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Important numbers

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........................ Student Recreation Center............ Safety Guidelines ................................ Online Registration ........................... Aquatics ................................................. Safety Classes ..................................... Fitness Center .................................... Fitness Classes ......................................

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Instructional Clinics ....................... Intramurals .......................................... Sport Clubs ........................................ Touch the Earth Trips .................. Challenge Program ......................... Climbing Wall .................................... 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 alumni 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 may 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 Degree holding alumni ....................................................... $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, degree holding alumni 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 2022. 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. AGE REQUIREMENTS

All children must have a membership and must be with their parent or guardian at all times. 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 10. 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 Use Lockers: Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms: Free – Bring your own lock; Exercise Room/Main Gym/Game Room: Free – Keyless Lock provided. All items must be removed at the end of the day.

SUMMER LOCKER RENEWAL

Monday, April 11-Tuesday, May 3. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by Tuesday, May 3. Items not retrieved 14 days after Tuesday, May 3 will be donated to charity. Locker renewal will be available online. Please visit recreation.gsu.edu for more information. PAYMENTS

We accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, PantherCash, cash and check. Faculty & Staff may use payroll deduction for memberships, full and half size lockers. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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 PROGRAM HOLIDAYS

January 17 March 14-19

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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.

What to Expect When You Arrive

Fully vaccinated individuals can resume all activities without wearing a mask. Unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue wearing a face covering while inside campus facilities. 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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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. Information is subject to change. Please check recreation.gsu.edu for additional information.


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Aquatics Coordinator: Jake Lodge 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu REGISTRATION DATES: SESSION 1: JANUARY 10-24 SESSION 2: FEBRUARY 21-MARCH 7 Clinics that have not met minimum enrollment requirements by January 24 (session 1) or March 7 (session 2) will be canceled and refunds/ transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or notifications. SWIM LESSON COSTS Tuesday/Thursday classes: $20 for students; $40 for members Wednesday classes: $10 for students; $20 for members BEGINNING & END DATES Session 1: January 18-February 24 Session 2: March 1-April 14 No classes March 14-18. REFUND DEADLINE Session 1: January 24 Session 2: March 7 A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on above date. An original receipt is required to receive a refund, no exceptions. Contact aquatics@gsu.edu for refunds. ELIGIBILITY • Georgia State University students • Members at least 18 years of age

ADULT SWIM LESSONS Class

Time

TUESDAY & THURSDAY Beginner Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills.

WEDNESDAY Beginner

5:30-6:15 p.m.

Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills. Intermediate

6:30-7:15 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills.

STROKE DEVELOPMENT CLINICS Freestyle Backstroke

2/7 2/21

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

Breaststroke

3/7

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Are you an avid recreational swimmer looking to advance your lap swimming skills? Come to these stroke development clinics to fine-tune your intermediate skills for each stroke. Registration is required and opens 48 hours before clinic date and closes 10 minutes before clinic start time. Check-in closes 10 minutes after class start time. No participants will be admitted to the clinic 10 minutes after start time. Cost: Free

SWIM THE BELTLINE!

JANUARY 10-APRIL 25

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 semester. Count your laps as you swim, kick, pull or aquajog your way across the pool then ask the lifeguards how you can log your distance. Prizes will be available to anyone that completes the full 36.3 miles.

LEARN TO LOG-ROLL CLINICS Looking for a fun new way to test you core strength and balance? Drop by the leisure pool for instructorguided log-rolling clinics! 2/16 OR 3/22

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5:30-6:15 p.m. OR 6:30-7:15 p.m.

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Safety Class

Date(s)

Time

Cost

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

1/22 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 2/5 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 2/19 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 3/5 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 3/26 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $55, $60 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 Lifeguarding-Blended Learning

4/15-16 & 4/22-23

Fridays, 4-7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

$125, $150

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.

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

REGISTRATION STARTS JANUARY 10 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 class size does not meet minimum class size or the participants cancels seven days prior to the first day of class. Contact aquatics@gsu.edu for refunds. CERTIFICATIONS All certifications are given through the American Red Cross.

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

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

HOURS: Check website for specific hours.

January 10-April 22

• New client intake, fitness assessment and 45-minute sessions available only at SRC • Online scheduling through Microsoft Bookings

SERVICES FITNESS

LOCATION Room 150, inside the Exercise Room Student Recreation Center

$35, $40 Fitness Assessment Comprehensive five-point assessment includes cardiovascular capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body fat composition and flexibility. Includes pre- and post- assessment. (90 minutes)

HOW TO REGISTER Check website for specific directions.

$10, $15 Personal Training Session Sessions are individualized based on client fitness assessment results and personal goals. (45 minutes)

NUTRITION Wednesday is Pawsitive Nutrition Day. Appointments are available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and telehealth is available. 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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Fitness Classes

FREE Class

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

Time

Location

11-11:45 a.m. 12-12:45 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 5-6 p.m. 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Studio B Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

1-1:30 p.m. 4:30-5:15 p.m. 5-5:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B

12-12:45 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B Studio B Aerobic/Dance Studio

1-1:30 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

11-11:45 a.m. 4:30-5:15 p.m. 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Studio B Studio B Aerobic/Dance Studio

11-11:45 a.m. 1-1:45 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B

MONDAY Gym Yoga – Flow Zumba® Gym Yoga – Flow Circuit & Flow Pop Dance Fitness

TUESDAY Express 30 Cycle REB3L Strength POUND®

WEDNESDAY Stretch & Flow Cycle Gym Yoga – Power REB3L Groove

THURSDAY Express 30 Circuit Training Zumba®

CLASS DATES JANUARY 10 - APRIL 23 No classes: January 17, March 14-19 Free fitness classes are available to all members. Register for in-person Group Fitness Classes on our website. Members must register to participate in free classes. Registration opens 48 hours before class start time. Registration closes five minutes before class start time. Check-In begins 10 minutes before class start time. Check-in closes five minutes after class start time. Due to limited class sizes, only registered participants will be allowed to enter the studio. No participants will be admitted to the class five minutes after class start time. Fitness class descriptions can be found on our website.

FRIDAY Gym Yoga – Flow Gym Yoga – Power Body Weight Blast

SATURDAY REB3L Groove Cycle

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING Yoga for Stress Relief

Jan. 26, Feb. 23 & April 20 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Shimmy Session

Jan. 26

5:30-6:30 p.m. Martial Arts Studio

Ride and Roll

Feb. 24

12-1 p.m.

Studio B

Hello Spring Yoga

Apr. 5

3-4 p.m.

ICRA Lawn/ICRA Patio

Martial Arts Studio

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

REGISTRATION DATES JANUARY 10-FEBRUARY 4 CLINIC DATES January 10 - April 23 No clinics: January 17, March 14-19 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 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 30 will be canceled and refunds or transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or cancellations. PRICING/REFUND INFO A full refund will be given if a participant cancels by January 30. • $20 – Students • $40 – Rec Members TRY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS SRC Fitness Studios January 10-24 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 pay and register by January 24 to participate after the trial period.

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Class

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Location

MARTIAL ARTS Mon. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Studio B Tai Chi Tai Chi uses yang-style 24 form as moving meditation. Tai Chi Chuan offers practitioners techniques useful in promoting relaxation, strength, balance, flexibility, and healing. It incorporates slow-motion movements to balance and strengthen the body while the mental concepts calm the emotions and reduce stress. Tues. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Hapkido Thurs. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Hapkido is a Korean art of self-defense that promotes physical and mental well-being. It combines meditation with defensive and attacking skills like joint locks, grappling, punches, and kicks.

DANCE African Dance

Tues. Thurs.

1:30-2:30 p.m. 2-3 p.m.

Studio B Studio B Practice the strong, energetic, rhythmic footwork and gestures of African dance while learning the history and customs behind the movements. Experience the art and culture of African dance. Thurs. 6-7 p.m. Studio B Belly Dance Sat. 1-2 p.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio 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, Class Dayit. Belly dancing Time working with the body instead of against is based on movements that Location come naturally to the body.

MIND/BODY Yin Yoga

Mon. 5-6 p.m. Studio B Wed. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Studio B Flexibility practice for all levels of experience that works with your own unique body alignment. Slow paced static stretching that promotes fascial fitness and builds postural awareness. Great for balancing your more athletic “yang” pursuits.

Tues. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Studio B Vinyasa Yoga A flowing sequence of postures, which becomes more challenging as your practice develops. Increases body awareness, strength and flexibility. Wed. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Studio B Yoga for Strength & Flexibility For yoga beginners and students of all fitness levels who desire to improve flexibility and strengthen the entire body. Regular yoga practice will improve students’ joint flexibility and range of motion, muscular strength and tone, and cardiovascular endurance, while promoting the (parasympathetic) calming effect to the central nervous system. Wed. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio Power Vinyasa Yoga A dynamic, fun and creative class in which movement is synchronized with the breath. Create room for mindfulness and stress relief with the flow of breath and movement.

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Instructional Clinics Hiring Instructors! Are you a certified instructor? Contact lwoods4@gsu.edu to apply and set up an audition.

SPECIALTY CLINICS Fitness Instructor Training Info Session Fitness Instructor Two Day Clinic

January 19

Wed., 3-3:30 p.m.

Virtual

Free

January 29 (Part 1) February 5 (Part 2)

Sat., In-person $20, $40 9:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 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 in-person, over two weekends. Day one we will discuss anatomy, physiology and the foundations of group fitness instruction. Day two we will apply what was learned and practice teaching elements of a group fitness class. During this process participants will be evaluated on skills in several different areas of fitness instruction. At the end of the training process participants will have the opportunity to audition to become an instructor with Recreational Services. Throughout the semester participants will meet virtually and in person to continue to develop their skills. Registration closes 48 hours before first day of class.

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Intramurals Assistant Director: Talyn Sands 404-413-1924 compsports@gsu.edu Coordinator: Joaquin Vidal-Collazo 404-413-1764 compsports@gsu.edu recreation.gsu.edu REGISTRATION Go to recreation.gsu.edu 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! COST Free to currently enrolled students & Rec Services 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, bowling, etc.)

Start Date

Registration ends

Registration opens January 10 Badminton Tournament Wiffleball Tournament Crate Stacking Tournament Basketball League* Volleyball League*

February 9 February 16 February 22

Open Open Open

Omni Gym Main Gym Main Gym

February 8 February 15 February 21

February 28 March 1

M, W, Co-Rec Main Gym M, W, Co-Rec Omni Gym

February 20 February 20

Singles Golf Tournament

April 1

Open

March 30

Battleship Tournament

April 20

Field Day

TBD

Open

Browns Mill Golf Course Lap Pool

April 19

Open

Center Parc Stadium

TBD

*Captains must take test and be responsible for forfeit payment(s). For specific rules, times, and more information, visit us at recreation.gsu.edu/intramurals.

Officials Needed! Do you like sports and need a part time job? Then become an Intramural Official! Come to the Job Fair to see what it’s all about!

FORFEIT FEE POLICY For league sports, teams will be required to pay a $30 fee if/when a team forfeits a game. If the team forfeits a game, the captain will be sent a notification through IMLeagues informing them that the team must make the $30 online payment in order to remain eligible to participate. If no forfeits occur, no payment is required.

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Divisions Location

OFFICIALS TRAINING January 18-20

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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 EQUESTRIAN FENCING GAMING ROCK CLIMBING ROWING RUGBY SOCCER (MEN’S) SOCCER (WOMEN’S) SWIM TENNIS ULTIMATE VOLLEYBALL (MEN’S) VOLLEYBALL (WOMEN’S) WRESTLING 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, permits, and transportation. Overnight trips include food while in the field. REFUNDS To receive a refund, you must cancel more than 10 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.

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

TRIPS Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Jan. 14

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski & Board

$73, $80

Jan. 21

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski & Board

$73, $80

Jan. 28

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski & Board

$73, $80

Jan. 22-23

Sat.-Sun.

Conagree National Park: Hike and Paddle

$28, $35

Jan. 30

Sun.

Ice Skating

$15, $18

Feb. 20

Sun.

Intro to Archery

$18, $20

Feb. 26-27

Sat.-Sun.

Cathedral Caverns & Howard’s Cave

$50, $55

Feb. 27

Sun.

Amicalola Falls Hike

$6, $9

Feb. 27

Sun.

BIPOC* Amicalola Falls Hike

$6, $9

Mar. 3

Thur.

Zipline and Bonfire ICRA

$12, $15

Mar. 6

Sun.

Panola Mountain Intro to Bouldering

$6, $9

Mar. 12-13

Sat.-Sun.

Spring Break: Chattooga Raft, Fiery Gizzard Challenge

$155, $170

Mar. 15-16

Tues.-Wed.

Spring Break: Horseback & Waterfall Adventure

$215, $235

Mar. 18-19

Fri.-Sat.

Spring Break: Savannah & Deep Sea Fishing

$250, 265

Mar. 26-27

Sat.-Sun.

Intro to Backpacking: Cloudland Canyon

$30, $35

Mar. 27

Sun.

Horseback Riding

$55, $60

Mar. 31

Thur.

Intro to Target/Skeet Shooting

$65, $70

Apr. 2-3

Sat.-Sun.

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking & Camp

$45, $50

Apr. 3

Sun.

Blood Mountain Day Hike

$5, $8

Apr. 10

Sun.

Shoot the Hooch: Intro to Recreational Kayaking

$20, $25

Apr. 15

Fri.

Waterfall Rappel

$12, $15

Apr. 16

Sat.

Netherworld Outdoor Laser Tag

$27, $29

Apr. 17

Sun.

Ice Cream & ATL Bike Tour

$10, $13

Apr. 23

Sat.

Intro to Standup Paddleboard

$15, $20

Apr. 23

Sat.

Advanced Climbing Trip

$12, $15

Apr. 24

Sun.

Intro to Wakeboarding

$42, $48

*BIPOC stands for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. This adventure is meant to celebrate diversity outdoors. recreation.gsu.edu

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CLINICS & SPECIAL EVENTS Date

Time

Clinic/Event

Cost

Jan. 26

4-6:30 p.m.

Kayak Roll Clinic

$12, $15

Feb. 3

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Top Rope Belay

$5, $8

Feb. 16

5:30-7 p.m.

Valentine Partner Climbing Comp

$5, $8

Feb. 22

5-6:30 p.m.

Crate Stacking Competition

Free

Feb. 24

4-6:30 p.m.

Kayak Roll Clinic

$12, $15

Mar.1

12-1:30 p.m.

Rappel the Rec

Free

Mar. 10

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Top Rope Belay

$5, $8

Mar. 24

4-6:30 p.m.

Kayak Roll Clinic

$12, $15

Apr. 8

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Lead Climbing

$8, $12

Apr. 14

12-1 p.m.

Backcountry Cooking

$5, $8

Apr. 22

12-2 p.m.

Outdoor Art & Craft

$20, $25

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 10 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

Feb. 25

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Mar. 14-17

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Challenge Course Facilitator Training

Mar. 26-27

All day

May 26-29

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. SOLO: Wilderness First Responder Certification Part 1

$450, $600

June 2-5

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. SOLO: Wilderness First Responder Certification Part 2

Free*

Whitewater River Rescue & Safety Certification

$8, $10 Free** $40, $50

*Free with registration of Part 1 **Free for those interested in becoming hired to work at the ICRA Challenge Course Program

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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Backpacker Basics & Orienteering: Bamboo Forest Hike

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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 through creative problem solving. Programs are tailored to meet the needs of the group. Programs are available for in person and virtual programming. Reservations can be made online. PRICING* Rates are available for students and faculty/staff. Visit us online at recreation.gsu.edu for pricing and more information.

CLIMBING WALL Climbing Wall Hours Jan 10-Apr: 26: Mon- Fri., 12-5:30 p.m. Apr. 27-May 3: Mon- Fri., 12-5 p.m. Closed Jan. 17 Closed Mar. 14-20

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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

BOATING*****

HOURS OF OPERATION

Canoe: flatwater

$10, $12, $20

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January 10-April 26: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 27-May 3: Mon.- Fri., 12 -5 p.m. Closed January 17: 40% discount Closed March 14-20: 40% discount

Canoe: whitewater*

$20, $25, $30

1

Car kit

$2, $3, $5

4

Dry bag (20 Liter)

$2, $3, $4

2

Dry bag (60 Liter backpack)

$4, $6, $8

2

Inflatable standup paddleboard

$10, $12, $20

2

Kayak: recreational (sit on top or sit in)

$12, $15, $20

2

Kayak: tandem recreational

$15, $18, $30

1

Kayak: whitewater*

$12, $15, $20

1

$1, $1.50, $2

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Equipment must be picked up or returned during the above hours only.

Item

Price per night

Limit per person

BIKE RENTAL Commuter style bike****

$2, $3, $5

1

PFD

Bike rack

$2, $3, $5

1

Splash jacket

$2, $3, $5

4

Bike U-lock

$1, $1.50, $2

1

Wetsuit - Farmer John/Jane

$4, $5, $6

4

RENTABLE PARK PASS

BACKPACKING/CAMPING Backpack (65 liter)

$3, $4, $6

4

Georgia State Parks Pass

$1, $1.50, $2

1

Backpack stove**

$3, $4, $5

3

Sandrock Climbing Pass

$1, $1.50, $2

1

2-Burner stove**

$4, $6, $7

4

National Park Pass

$1, $1.50, $2

1

Battery lantern

$3, $4, $5

2

Cooler

$3, $4, $5

2

* 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. ****** Prices are for Student, member, Non-member faculty staff

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

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.

Tarp (10’x10’ or larger)

$2, $3, $4

3

RENTAL POLICIES

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

Climbing shoes

$3, $4, $5

2

Crash pad

$5, $7, $10

2

• Reservations can be made up to one week in advance. Payment will be due upon pick up. • 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.

Day Pack (30 liter)

BOULDERING

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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 Contact: Andy Hudgins 404-413-1765 | 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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