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Quick Reference Membership information

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

All members will sign a waiver with initial membership. PantherCards are required to enter and exit. To request disability accommodations, please contact Disability Services at disability.gsu.edu. MEMBER FEES

Faculty, staff, retirees .............. $252 per year or $84 per semester Graduates of Georgia State University ........................... $306, $102 Spouse ............................................................................................... $306, $102 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, graduate day pass ................................................................ $5 GUEST FEES

Members may bring up to three guests per visit at $5 per guest per visit. Each guest will be required to sign a waiver and present photo identification. All guests must be accompanied by the member throughout the visit. Multi-use guest passes are available at a rate of $3 per guest, per visit and sold in groups of 5, 10 or 15 visits. AGE REQUIREMENTS

All children 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 a.m. on Monday, June 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 locker ............................................................. no charge, bring a lock FALL LOCKER RENEWAL

July 15-August 3. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by August 3. Items not retrieved 14 days after August 3 will be donated to charity. PAYMENTS

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. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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Program information REGISTRATION

Bring PantherCard and payment to the location that corresponds to the program that you are registering for. Aquatics, Instructional Clinics and Safety .................................... lobby Fitness Center ......................................................................... exercise room Touch the Earth ......................................... SRC parking deck entrance Intramurals, Sport Clubs ...................................................................... online FEE BREAKDOWN

• Atlanta students • Rec members & Perimeter students • Non-members PROGRAM HOLIDAYS

No classes July 4.


Student Recreation Center Staff

Melissa Buchheit Director

Andy Hudgins Associate Director, Programs

Zachary Schneider Assistant Director, Competitive Sports

Jenny Lehigh Assistant Director, Fitness

Hailey Hester Outdoor Coordinator

Larissa Brown Instructional Programs/ Group Exercise Coordinator

Jake Lodge Aquatics Coordinator

Allen Wilbanks Assistant Director, Facilities

Kacy Toberg Assistant Director, Operations

Julie Dobbs Facility Coordinator, Off Campus/ Pool Operator

Brenda Webb Administrative Specialist, Memberships

Haley Carpenter Indian Creek Recreation Area Coordinator

Sabra Blackwell Operations Coordinator

Danny Weipert Business Manager

Debra Guyton Accountant

Anthony Edwards Coordinator, Clarkston

Rodney Pegues Assistant Director, Perimeter

Hours SUMMER SEMESTER 2019 • JUNE 10-JULY 29

Monday-Friday ............................................................................ 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed ABBREVIATED HOURS • APRIL 30-JUNE 9 & JULY 30-AUGUST 10

Monday-Friday ........................................................................... 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed SRC CLOSURES DURING SUMMER SEMESTER

Memorial Day Weekend ........................................................... May 25-27 Independence Day .................................................................................... July 4 Maintenance Week ............................................................... August 11-18 Fall Semester hours resume on August 19.

GAME ROOM HOURS

Monday-Friday .................................................................................... 12-9 p.m. Saturday ..................................................................................................... 1-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed Game Room closed May 8-12 & August 4-18. EXCEPTIONS TO STANDARD HOURS

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

Important numbers

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

404-413-1750 404-413-1770 404-413-1779 404-413-1777 404-413-4272 404-413-1794 404-413-1753 404-413-1772 404-413-1780

RAP-UP >>>> INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Quick Reference ................................. 2 Student Recreation Center ........ 3 Aquatics ................................................... 4 Safety ......................................................... 6 Sport Clubs ........................................... 7 Instructional Clinics ......................... 8 Fitness Center .................................. 10 Fitness Classes .................................. 11 Intramurals ......................................... 14

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Outdoor Equipment Rental ...... Touch the Earth Trips .................. Climbing Wall .................................... Bouldering Cave .............................. Challenge Program ......................... Off-Campus Facilities .................... Special Events ....................................

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

REGISTRATION DATES JUNE 10-22 No classes July 4. Clinics that have not met minimum enrollment requirements as of Monday, June 22 will be canceled and refunds/transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or notifications. COSTS: Wednesday & Saturday classes: $10 for students; $20 for members Tuesday/Thursday classes: $20 for students; $40 for members CLASS DATES June 18-July 27 REFUNDS A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on June 24. For refunds, contact aquatics@gsu.edu.

Log-roll

ADULT SWIM LESSONS Class

Time

WEDNESDAY Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills. Intermediate

6-6:50 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Advanced

7-7:50 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills.

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

5-5:50 p.m.

Intermediate

6-6:50 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Advanced

7-7:50 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills.

Swim the Beltline

June 10-July 31

This new summer swim program challenges you to complete the length of the Atlanta beltline (36.3 miles) in the SRC pool over the course of summer 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 the three swimmers that swim the longest distance, as well as anyone that completes 36.3 miles.

Thursdays, 4 p.m. June 10-July 31 Looking for a fun new way to test you core strength and balance? Drop by the leisure pool Thursdays at 4 p.m. for instructor-guided log-rolling!

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CHILD SWIM LESSONS Saturday Classes

Time

All Children’s classes meet on Saturdays.

PARENT & CHILD Parent & Child

10-10:25 a.m.

For ages 6-36 months; parent(s) must participate in the water with the child. This class teaches underwater acclimation while parents learn how to give their child a positive experience in the water.

PRESCHOOL 10:30-10:55 a.m. Preschool 1 3 to 5 year olds who are new to the water will develop comfort in the water, learn water entry, bubble blowing, floating, kicking, underwater exploration and general water safety skills. Preschool 2

11-11:25 a.m.

Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate completion requirements of Preschool 1. 3 to 5 year olds who are very comfortable in the water will learn new skills such as combined arm and leg action on front, treading with support and general water safety skills.

CHILDREN’S LEVELS 1-3 11:40 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Level 1 Must be age 5 the first day of the program in order to participate and be comfortable away from parent. Objectives: Supported floating on front and back, gliding, kicking, and alternating arm and leg action. 12:30-1:10 p.m. Level 2 Objectives: Unsupported float, gliding, kicking on front and back without support, combined arm action with kick on front and back, treading water without support, personal safety and rescue skills. 1:20-2 p.m. Level 3 Prerequisite: Must be comfortable in lap pool and possess Level 2 swim skills. Objectives: Front crawl with breathing to the side, coordinated back crawl, elementary backstroke, scissor and dolphin kick, treading water skills, diving from the side of the pool and personal safety and rescue skills.

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

Class

Date(s)

6/29 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 7/20 Students will receive certification in Adult CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid.

Registration closes seven days prior to scheduled class dates. 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 trainings are authorized through the American Red Cross.

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Cost

ADULT CPR/AED & FIRST AID Adult CPR/AED and First Aid

REGISTRATION STARTS JUNE 10

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Sport Clubs Assistant Director: Zac Schneider 404-413-1924 | intramurals@gsu.edu

CURRENT SPORT CLUBS

BADMINTON BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CAPOEIRA CRICKET CYCLING EQUESTRIAN FENCING LACROSSE (MEN’S) LACROSSE (WOMEN’S) PAINTBALL POWERLIFTING ROCK CLIMBING ROWING RUGBY (MEN’S) SOCCER (MEN’S) SOCCER (WOMEN’S) SWIM TABLE TENNIS TENNIS ULTIMATE FRISBEE (MEN’S) ULTIMATE FRISBEE (WOMEN’S) 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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Instructional Clinics Coordinator: Larissa Brown 404-413-1793 | lwoods4@gsu.edu

REGISTRATION DATES JUNE 10-24 CLINIC DATES June 10-July 29 No clinics: July 4 TRY ME WEEK June 10-14 COSTS: $10 – Students $20 – Members 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 June 24 will be canceled and refunds or transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or cancellations.

Class

Day

Location

MIND/BODY Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Eqyptian Yoga Egyptian Yoga is designed to awaken the inherent power of practitioners of all levels. Whether you are a beginning or advanced yogi, this system is sure to leave you feeling balanced and at peace. Mon. 4-4:50 p.m. Studio B Asana, Pranayam, Meditation (APM) Calm your mind and rejuvenate your body in this beginner-friendly class. Learn about postures, breathing techniques and meditation. Transition from one form to another for complete body/mind alignment. Yin Yoga

Mon. 5:30-6:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Wed. Flexibility practice for beginners through advanced 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.

Wed. 11-11:50 a.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. 12:30-1:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Purna Yoga Using awareness, precision and concentration, this class offers techniques for the union of the body and the mind with the spirit. Attention is given to quiet awareness, posture and breath. Improve flexibility, strength, tone, relaxation, focus, balance, endurance and stabilization and calm your central nervous system. Studio B Thu. Hatha Yoga 12-12:50 p.m. Studio B Fri. 12:30-1:20 p.m. A gentle introduction to yoga postures focusing on breath work, flexibility and relaxation.

REFUNDS A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on June 24.

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Class

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Time

Location

MARTIAL ARTS Hapkido

Tues. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Thu. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 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. Tues. 5-5:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Mixed Martial Arts Thu. 5-5:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Training will cover striking, defense, take downs, grappling and submissions.

DANCE Mon. 5:30-6:20 p.m. Studio B Hip Hop Experience the evolution of Hip-Hop culture through the rhythm and style of Hip-Hop dance. Tues. Studio B African Dance 12-12:50 p.m. 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. Wed. 6-7:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Belly Dance Belly Dance is comprised of the traditional dances of North Africa and the Middle East. Belly dancing is based on movements that come naturally to the body.

SPECIALTY CLINIC June 29 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Room 215 $20/$40 Panther FIT Our Fitness Instructor Training (F.I.T.) program is designed to prepare the fitness enthusiast to lead safe and effective group exercise classes. Join us for a six hour in-person workshop to kickstart your instructor training. After completion of the one-day workshop, we will set a schedule for participants to get hands on practice teaching a variety of formats, from Panther Sculpt to Cardio Kickboxing. This course will prepare you for a nationally accredited group fitness certification.

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

CHECK WEBSITE FOR SPECIFIC HOURS HOW TO REGISTER Visit us in Room 150 of the Student Recreation Center. Bring your PantherCard along with either check, cash, credit card, or PantherCash to pay for services. SCOPE OF PRACTICE

Personal training sessions include cardiovascular exercises, muscle strengthening and endurance exercises, and flexibility exercises. Nutrition consultation sessions include discussions about dietary habits and goals for nutritional intake based on individual nutritional needs and within the scope of practice of the nutrition practitioner. The Fitness Center reserves the right to make referrals out if client issues exceed the scope of available services or scope of practice of the practitioner.

SERVICES PACKAGES $35, $40 Fitness Assessment Comprehensive five-point assessment includes cardiovascular capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body fat composition and flexibility. $45, $50 Starter Package Fitness assessment and two personal training sessions. Starter Package Plus Fitness assessment and six personal training sessions.

$75, $105

Personal Training Sessions Additional sessions can be added to any training package purchase.

$10, $15

NUTRITION $15, $20 Starter Paws One hour nutrition consultation with two 30-minute follow up sessions; includes a food diary assessment, menu ideas and individualized nutrition related goal setting. $5, $10 Just Paws Additional 30-minute nutrition consultation. $15, $20 REEVUEÂŽ METABOLIC TESTING A fasting test showing how many calories your body needs in one day. Must have completed Starter Paws prior to purchasing.

REFUNDS

Refunds will be given for sessions if there is a documented medical issue that precluded provision of 24 hours’ notice of the need to cancel or reschedule or if the scheduled sessions are returned to the session pool for administrative purposes. CARRYING SESSIONS FORWARD ONE SEMESTER

A maximum of 3 sessions (sessions, consultations, tests) may be carried forward for one semester (spring to summer; summer to fall; fall to spring). Sessions not used by the end of the second semester will be forfeited.

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Fitness Classes

FREE MAYMESTER Class

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

Time

Location

12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

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

12-12:50 p.m. 4-4:30 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

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

Studio

12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6-6:50 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

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

MONDAY Zumba® Cycle Circuit Training Panther Sculpt

CLASS DATES MAY 13-JUNE 3 No classes May 27. Drop-in fitness classes are free to all members and fee-paying guests. Fitness class descriptions can be found on our website.

TUESDAY Boot Camp Stretch and Flow Core Conditioning HIIT Boot Camp Vixen Workout

WEDNESDAY Panther Sculpt Cycle Ab Blast Cardio Kickboxing Cycle Dance Fit Cycle

Studio Studio Studio

THURSDAY Gym Flow Dance Fit Step Ab Blast Panther Sculpt Cardio Blast Vixen Workout

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

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

CLASS DATES JUNE 10-JULY 29 No classes July 4 Drop-in fitness classes are free to all members and fee-paying guests. Fitness class descriptions can be found on our website.

FREE

SUMMER Class

Time

Location

9-9:50 a.m. 11-11:50 a.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

Pool Martial Arts Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio Aerobics/Dance Studio

12-12:50 p.m. 4-4:30 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance Aerobic/Dance

9-9:50 a.m. 11-11:50 a.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Martial Arts Studio Aerobics/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio Aerobics/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio Studio B

MONDAY Aqua Fit Boxing Fit Zumba® Cycle Circuit Training Panther Sculpt

TUESDAY Boot Camp Stretch and Flow Core Conditioning HIIT Boot Camp Vixen Workout

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

WEDNESDAY HITT Boot Camp Boxing Fit Panther Sculpt Cycle Ab Blast Cardio Kickboxing Cycle Dance Fit Cycle

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Class

Time

Location

12-12:50 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 5-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6-6:50 p.m 6:30-7:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aquatic Center Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobics/Dance Studio Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio

THURSDAY Dance Fit Log-Rolling Step Ab Blast Panther Sculpt Cardio Blast Vixen Workout

ONE DAY WORKSHOP July 11 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Free Roll and Release: Foam 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. Free, but registration is required.

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Intramurals Assistant Director: Zac Schneider 404-413-1924 | intramurals@gsu.edu

REGISTRATION 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 and 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, bowling, etc.) FORFEIT FEE POLICY For league sports, teams will be required to pay a $30 fee if a team forfeits a game. If the team forfeits a game, the captain will be sent a notification through IMLeagues informing him/her 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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Start date

PHASE 1

Divisions Location

Registration Ends

Registration opens June 10

3v3 Basketball* Sand Volleyball*

June 18 June 19

M, W Open

Main Gym Sports Arena

June 16 June 16

Topgolf Night #1

June 19

Open

Topgolf – Midtown

June 16

Golf Tournament

June 21

Open

Charlie Yates Golf Course

June 16

PHASE 2

Registration opens July 8

Indoor Soccer* Volleyball*

July 16 July 17

Open Open

Omni Gym Main Gym

July 14 July 14

Topgolf Night #2 Golf Tournament

July 17 July 19

Open Open

Topgolf – Midtown Bobby Jones Golf Course

July 14 July 17

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

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Touch the Earth OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL Item

Lower level | Student Recreation Center (outside entrance adjacent to parking deck driveway) 404-413-1772

Price per day

Limit per person

$1, $2, $8

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Backpack (internal or external frame)

$3, $4, $8

4

Backpack Stove**

$3, $4, $6

3

2-Burner Stove**

$4, $6, $8

4

Battery lantern

$3, $5, $6

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

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 (four-person)***

$5, $6, $12

2

Tent (one/two-person)***

$3, $4, $8

2

Tent (six person)***

$4, $5, $10

2

Sleeping bag

$4, $5, $7

5

Sleeping pad

$2, $3, $4

5

Canoe: flatwater

$10, $12, $20

2

Canoe: whitewater*

$20, $25, $30

1

Camp/canoe seat

$2, $3, $4

4

Car kit

$4, $6, $8

4

Dry bag (20 Liter)

$2, $3, $4

2

Dry bay (60 Liter backpack)

$6, $7, $8

2

Inflatable standup paddleboard

$10, $12, $20

2

Kayak: recreational (sit on top or sit in)

$8, $10, $15

2

• Reservations can be made a week in advance and must be made in person. • Must pay in full at the time of reservation. • All rentals priced on per day charge, no modifications to this rate will be made. • Reservation cancellations must be made at least one day in advance of the check-out date to receive a full refund minus a $5 handling fee. • A $1 per item per day late fee is charged in addition to the daily rental fee. Exception: Bikes are charged $20 per day. • Upon return, all tents 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.

Kayak: touring

$12, $15, $20

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COST

Kayak: whitewater*

$12, $15, $20

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Students, Rec members, Non-member faculty & staff

PFD

$.50, $.75, $1

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Splash jacket

$3, $4, $5

4

Wetsuit - Farmer John/Jane

$4, $5, $6

4

Climbing Shoes

$3, $4, $5

2

Crash Pad

$5, $7, $10

2

BIKE RENTAL Commuter bike**** BACKPACKING/CAMPING

BOATING*****

HOURS OF OPERATION April 30-August 2: Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. Equipment must be picked up and returned during the above hours only. CLOSURES AND SPECIAL RENTAL DEALS Closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day: free day Closed Thursday, July 4: free day Closed August 3-26: no rentals available 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

* 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.

BOULDERING

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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: Atlanta student, member/ Perimeter student, non-member Unless otherwise noted, trips are designed to be all-inclusive (meals, transportation, gear and instruction). 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.

TRIPS Date

Day

Trip

Cost

May 14-19

Tues.-Sun.

Crystal River Canoe with Manatee

$165, $180, $195

June 13-16

Thurs.-Sun.

Jekyll Island Exploration

$80, $85, $90

June 21-23

Fri.-Sun.

Backpack the Smokies

$55, $60, $65

June 20-23

Fri.-Sun.

Tandem Canoe School

Free*

June 29-30

Sat.-Sun.

Tennessee River Gorge – Bat viewing & paddle & Aquarium

$80, $85, $90

July 6

Sat.

Whitewater Rafting the Ocoee

$55, $60, $65

July 7

Sun.

Stand Up Paddleboard Lake Allatoona

$15, $18, $20

July 12

Fri.

Hang Glide Lookout Mountain

$130, $135, $140

July 13

Sat.

Caving 101

$25, $30, $35

July 20-21

Sat.-Sun.

Solo Canoe School**

Free*

July 28

Sun.

Lake Lanier Canopy Zipline

$105, $110, $115

Aug. 3

Sat.

Panther Creek Day Hike

$15, $18, $20

*Canoe School- participants must rent GSU whitewater canoe equipment for $60,$65,$70 **Must have attended a Tandem Canoe School to enroll or proof of like experience

PRE-TRIP MEETING All overnight trips will have a mandatory pre-trip meeting two Tuesday’s prior to the departure of the trip. Meetings will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., room 215, SRC.

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CLINICS & SPECIAL EVENTS Visit http://recreation.gsu.edu/tte-trips-clinics for more info and locations. All clinics require pre-registration to attend. Date

Time

Trip

Cost

June 21

6-8:30 p.m.

Summer Solstice Bonfire and Zipline

$10, $12, $15

June 28

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Challenge Course High Ropes Adventure*

$22, $25, $30

June 26

5-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll Clinic

$5, $6

July 11

5-8 p.m.

Intro to Rappelling: Rappel the Rec

FREE

July 17

5-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll Clinic

$5, $6

July 26

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Challenge Course High Ropes Adventure*

$22, $25, $30

*Lunch is provided, pre-registration is required

BIKE SERVICES At 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 http://gsu.orgsync.com/org/ pantherbikes. Commuter Bike Rental: $1, $2, $8 per day Tube sale: $7

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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Touch the Earth CLIMBING WALL & BOULDERING CAVE Inquiries: 404-413-1772

WALL HOURS OF OPERATION April 30-August 2 Monday-Friday, 12-3 p.m.

Closed when student classes are on break. Bouldering Cave open during normal building hours. FREE CLIMBING ANYTIME No certification required. Bring your PantherCard. All equipment provided. BELAY CERTIFICATION CLINICS Includes belay skills, policies and procedures, and a written and practical test. Certification valid for one year. Register 24 hours in advance at the TTE front desk. Belay Clinics will be held based on interest over the summer. Please email toughtheearth@gsu.edu for potential date offerings. Cost: $2, $4, $6 CERTIFICATION CHALLENGE AND RENEWAL

For a certification renewal, you can demonstrate practical skills to the on-duty climbing supervisor at no cost. Experienced climbers may take the written and practical tests without the clinic. Certification is valid for one year. By appointment only. Challenge: $2, $4, $6 KIDS CLIMB

Children ages 8-18 may use the Climbing Wall when supervised and belayed by a certified parent, guardian or climbing wall staff.

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LEAD CLIMBING

BOULDERING CAVE

Experienced climbers may lead climb routes during normal hours. You must follow the designated lead route. Ask about a Lead Climbing Certification Clinic to certify or challenge out. You must prove significant belay experience before taking the Lead Climbing Clinic. Cost: $5, $8, $10

The cave has both vertical and horizontal overhanging terrain. Any skill level may use it in a “no ropes� bouldering format. It is located across from racquetball court #4 adjacent to the Climbing Wall. Check in with the Climbing Wall attendant.

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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. LOCATION Sites vary depending the group’s preference. Groups may choose facilities and grounds from our challenge course at Indian Creek Recreation Area, the downtown campus or off-campus locations. RESERVATIONS Complete online reservation. Reserve date and make payment at least three weeks in advance. Confirm all details two weeks in advance. A minimum of a 10 person charge is required but larger or smaller groups are easily accommodated. Sessions may range from two hours, half-day or full day. PRICING* Students per person: Two-hour event is $8, half-day is $10, full day $30. Faculty or Staff per person: Two-hour event is $15, half-day is $20, full day $40. *deli-style lunch available for half and full day programs for an additional $5/person.

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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: Haley Carpenter 404-413-1794 | hcarpenter@gsu.edu The 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 and 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.

PANTHERSVILLE INTRAMURAL FIELDS Location: 2401 Wildcat Road, Decatur, Ga 30034 Contact: Zac Schneider 404-413-1924 | intramurals@gsu.edu This facility includes two large lighted fields, sundeck, restrooms and parking. This area is used for intramural and sport club events but may also be reserved by student groups.

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Pool Contact: Jake Lodge 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu Enjoy our pool, picnic areas, sand volleyball courts and snack bar open from Memorial day through Labor Day. Check website for specific hours of operation. ELIGIBLE USERS Current Georgia State students and Recreation members. See page 2 for membership rates.

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Special Events Contact: Andy Hudgins 404-413-1765 andyhudgins@gsu.edu

ENJOY these special events offered throughout the semester. Eligibility and fees vary per event. Check out our special events calendar on our website for specifics.

Date

Time

Location

MAY

WHAT’S SUP FITNESS What’s SUP? Standup Paddleboard! Join us for a fun and unique workout. Class size is limited to six people per 20-minute session. This event is free and open to students, recreation members and their guests. May 21 11:30 a.m.Aquatic Center 1:30 Date Timep.m. Location

JUNE

#HEALTHYMONDAYGSU WITH RECREATIONAL SERVICES co-sponsored by Student Health Promotion

Let’s get moving, panthers! Join us for a 50-minute Circuit Training fitness class in recognition of the National Move It Monday Campaign! All levels of experience welcome. Information on becoming a Student Health Promotion Ambassador will be available as well as prizes for all participants! This event is free and open to students, recreation members and their guests. June 10 and July 8 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio

SWIM THE BELTLINE This new summer swim program challenges you to complete the length of the Atlanta beltline (36.3 miles) here in the pool over the course of summer 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 the three swimmers that swim the longest distance, as well as anyone that completes the full 36.3 miles. June 10-July 31 Aquatic Center

TOPGOLF NIGHT #1 Enjoy a night of unlimited golf play at Topgolf - Midtown. Registration required. Intramural championship t-shirts awarded to participants who earn high scores in Topgolf competitions (Quick 9, Top Shot, etc.). Visit recreation. gsu.edu/intramurals for more information and to register. This event is free and open only to students and current rec members. June 19 7-11 p.m. Topgolf - Midtown

SUMMER SOLSTICE BONFIRE AND ZIPLINE Enjoy an evening ziplining through the forest, roasting s’mores and hot dogs over an open fire, and stargazing out at our Indian Creek property nestled in a rustic woodland setting. Ziplining will occur within the first hour of the event followed by the bonfire. Students and rec members can bring up one guest. Pre-registration is required, call Touch the Earth today at 404-413-1772 or stop by in person. Prices: $10,$12,$15 June 21 6-8:30 p.m. Indian Creek Recreation AreaOutpost

CHALLENGE COURSE HIGH ROPES ADVENTURE Ready for that highline adventure? Come check out our high ropes challenge course and experience 8 different obstacles, including a canopy zipline! Push yourself, and friends to new limits and enjoy the fun! Pre-registration is required, call Touch the Earth at 404-413-1772 or stop by in person. Prices: $22,$25,$30 June 28 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Indian Creek Recreation AreaOutpost

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Date

Time

Location

JUNE

SUN & SWEAT OUTDOOR BOOT CAMP Enjoy some sun while you sweat! Participate in a 50-miniute session of Boot Camp fitness class at 3:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. The Pawsitive Nutrition Team will be there to teach you about the importance of hydration, foods with high water content and why energy drinks are not the best choice for hydration. Class sizes are limited to 20 people per session. Prizes for all participants. This event is free and open to students, recreation members and their guests. June 26 3:30-5:30 p.m. Pool Patio & Green Space

JULY

INTRO TO RAPPELLING: RAPPEL THE REC Learn the fundamentals of how to rappel followed by rappelling off the side of rec center! Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Call Touch the Earth at 404-413-1772 or stop by in person. This event is free and open only to students and current rec members. July 11 5-8 p.m. Room 250

TOPGOLF NIGHT #2 Enjoy a night of unlimited golf play at Topgolf - Midtown. Registration required. Intramural championship t-shirts awarded to participants who earn high scores in Topgolf competitions (Quick 9, Top Shot, etc.). Visit recreation. gsu.edu/intramurals for more information and to register. This event is free and open only to students and current rec members. July 17 7-11 p.m. Topgolf - Midtown

CHALLENGE COURSE HIGH ROPES ADVENTURE Ready for that highline adventure? Come check out our high ropes challenge course and experience 8 different obstacles, including a canopy zipline! Push yourself, and friends to new limits and enjoy the fun! Pre-registration is required, call Touch the Earth at 404-413-1772 or stop by in person. Prices: $22,$25,$30 July 21 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Indian Creek Recreation AreaOutpost

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