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Student Recreation Center Staff

Melissa Buchheit Director

Andy Hudgins Associate Director, Programs

Zachary Schneider Assistant Director, Intramurals

Jenny Lehigh Assistant Director, Fitness

Adam Penn Aquatics Coordinator

Hailey Hester Outdoor Coordinator

Ty Verdin Sport Clubs 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

Judi Moss Public Relations Specialist

Debra Guyton Accountant

Anthony Edwards Coordinator, Clarkston

Rodney Pegues Assistant Director, Perimeter

Tammy Stanton Administrative Assistant, Perimeter

Important numbers

Hours

SPRING SEMESTER 2018 • JANUARY 7-APRIL 23

Monday-Thursday ................................................................ 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday .............................................................................................. 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ..................................................................................................... 12-7 p.m. ABBREVIATED HOURS Semester Break: Monday-Saturday, January 3-6 Spring Break: Sunday-Sunday, March 11-18 Finals Week: Tuesday-Tuesday, April 24-May 1 May Session: Wednesday-Sunday, May 2-June 3

Monday-Friday ........................................................................... 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday .......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday ........................................................................................................... closed SRC CLOSURES DURING SPRING SEMESTER Martin Luther King Holiday .................................. Monday, January 15

Memorial Day Weekend .................. Saturday-Monday, May 26-28 Summer hours resume on Monday, June 4.

GAME ROOM HOURS

Monday-Thursday ......................................................................... 12-10 p.m. Friday ....................................................................................................... 12-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday .......................................................................... 1-7 p.m. Game Room closed March 11-18 and May 2-6. 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 ............................................................. 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

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Student Recreation Center ........ 2 Quick Reference ............................... 3 Aquatics ................................................. 4 Safety ....................................................... 6 Fitness Center .................................... 7 Instructional Clinics ......................... 8 Fitness Classes .................................. 10 Intramurals ......................................... 12

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

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Student Recreation Center 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 fees. 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 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, graduate day pass ................................................................ $5 GUEST FEES

Members may bring up to three guests per visit at $5 per guest per visit. Each guest 18 and older 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 to members 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, January 8. 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 SUMMER LOCKER RENEWAL

April 9-May 1. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by May 1. Items not retrieved 14 days after May 1 will be donated to charity. BIKE RACK LOCK REMOVAL

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 January 15 & March 11-18.

Thursday, May 3. Any bikes or locks that have not been moved in the previous three weeks will be cut. Bikes will be donated. 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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Aquatics Coordinator: Adam Penn 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu REGISTRATION DATES SESSION 1: JANUARY 8-29 SESSION 2: FEBRUARY 19-MARCH 10

ADULT SWIM LESSONS Class

Time

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

Clinics that have not met minimum enrollment requirements by January 22 (session 1) or March 3 (session 2) will be canceled and refunds or transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or notifications. COSTS: Mon.-Th. classes: $20 for students, $40 for members Saturday classes: $10 for students, $20 for members BEGINNING & END DATES Session 1: January 16-February 19 Session 2: February 26-April 7 No classes March 12-17 REFUND DEADLINE Session 1: January 29 Session 2: March 3 A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on the above date. All refunds contact aquatics@gsu.edu.

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10-10:55 a.m. OR 5-5:55 p.m.

11-11:55 a.m. OR 6-6:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Advanced

7-7:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills.

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

5-5:55 p.m.

Intermediate

6-6:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Masters Swim

7-7:55 p.m.

Advanced workouts for fitness swimmers.

SATURDAY Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills.

10-10:55 a.m.

Intermediate Requires no fear of water and basic skills.

11-11:55 a.m.

Advanced

12-12:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills.

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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.

Ages 6-36 months. Parent(s) must participate in the water with the infant. This class teaches underwater acclimation while parents learn how to give their child a positive experience in the water. PRESCHOOL 10:50-11:15 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

11:30-11:55 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 1-4 11:30 a.m.-12:15 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. 12:30-1:15 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. 1:30-2:15 p.m. Level 3 & 4 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 Coordinator: Adam Penn 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu

Class

Date(s)

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. An original receipt is required to receive a refund, no exceptions. Contact aquatics@gsu.edu for refunds.

2/10 OR 3/31 Receive certification in Adult CPR/AED and First Aid.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

$55, $60

3/26-29 & 4/2-5

4-8 p.m.

$200, $250, $300

4/13-15 & 4/20-22

$125, $150, $250 Friday 4-8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m-6 p.m. Sunday 1-5 p.m.

LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTION Water Safety Instructor Must hold current Lifeguard certification. Lifeguard Training

Receive certification in lifeguarding, CPRO, AED and First Aid.

CERTIFICATIONS All certifications are given through the American Red Cross.

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

REGISTRATION STARTS JANUARY 8

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Fitness Center SERVICES

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

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

HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. FRIDAY: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 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

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.

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

REGISTRATION DATES JANUARY 8-29 CLINIC DATES January 8-April 23 No clinics: January 15, March 12-16 COST $20 – Students $40 – Recreation Members TRY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS January 8 - 12 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.

Class

Day

Location

MARTIAL ARTS Mon. 4:30-5:20 p.m. Studio B Tai Chi Tai Chi uses yang-style 24 form as moving meditation. It incorporates slow-motion movements to balance and strengthen the body while the mental concepts calm the emotions and reduce stress. 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 A Korean form of attack and defense that utilizes joint manipulation, strikes and grappling. 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. Thu. 6:30-7:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Lotus Self Defense Martial arts style class that will cover punches, kicks, blocks and rolls with emphasis on self-defense.

DANCE Tues. 6:30-7:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Belly Dance Comprised of the traditional dances of North Africa and the Middle East. Wed. 11-11:50 a.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio Hip Hop Learn the basics of hip hop dance. Expect to learn new hip hop routines every week!

Clinics that have not met the minimum enrollment requirements as of January 22 will be canceled and refunds or transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or cancellations. REFUNDS A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on January 29. All refunds contact lwoods4@gsu.edu.

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Time

Location

YOGA & PILATES Purna Yoga

Mon. 5:30-6:20 p.m. Studio B Fri. 12-12:50 p.m. Studio B Using awareness, precision and concentration this class offers ancient wisdom and techniques for the union of the body and the mind with the spirit.

Power Vinyasa Yoga

Mon. 6:30-7:20 p.m. Studio B Wed. 6:30-7:20 p.m. Studio B A vigorous, strength-building yoga practice; expect to work at a moderately-challenging pace building a solid foundation of the most common standing yoga poses and various seated postures.

Hatha Yoga

Tue. 5:30-6:20 p.m. Studio B 5:30-6:20 p.m. Studio B Thu. A gentle introduction to yoga postures focusing on breath work, flexibility and relaxation.

Wed. 11-11:50 a.m. Vinyasa Yoga Practice a flowing sequence of postures while focusing on breath.

Studio B

Yin Yoga

Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Fri. 11-11:50 a.m. Studio B Develop flexibility and build awareness through holding postures an extended time while meditating. Thu. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Studio B Pilates A challenging class that uses mind-body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Pilates focuses on the abdominals and works the rest of the body through the core connection. Thu. 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Restorative Yoga Calm your mind and relax your body with this soothing class. Poses are held for several minutes and are deeply supported by props.

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

CLASS DATES JANUARY 8-APRIL 23 No clases: Jan. 15, March 12-16 Drop-in fitness classes are free to all members and fee-paying guests. Fitness class descriptions can be found on our website.

FREE

Class

Time

Location

12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 1-1:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-6:50 p.m.

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

Studio

7:15-8:05 a.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 3-3:50 p.m. 5-5:50 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m. 7-7:50 p.m.

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

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

12-12:50 p.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 3-3:50 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-6:50 p.m.

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

Studio

MONDAY Zumba® Cycle Step Cardio Blast Ab Blast

Studio Studio Studio

TUESDAY Cardio Blast Tabata Boot Camp Panther Sculpt Boot Camp Dance Fit Cycle

WEDNESDAY Zumba® Cycle Step Cardio Kickboxing Cycle Cardio Blast Ab Blast

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THURSDAY Cardio Blast Boot Camp Panther Sculpt Cardio Kickboxing Tabata Boot Camp Dance Fit Cycle

7:15-8:05 a.m. 12-12:50 p.m. 3-3:50 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 5-5:50 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m. 7-7:50 p.m.

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

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

Zumba®

12-12:50 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio

Cardio Blast

5:30-6:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio

11-11:50 a.m. 12-12:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

FRIDAY

SATURDAY Cardio Blast Ab Blast

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

REGISTRATION www.gsuim.com 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/when 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.

Start Date

Divisions

Location

PHASE 1 REGISTRATION PERIOD: JANUARY 8-23 Sport 5v5 Basketball* Racquetball

Start date January 29 January 29

Divisions M, W, CR Open

Location Main Gym Racquetball Courts

NBA 2K18 Table Tennis

January 30 January 31

Open Open

Game Room Game Room

Billiards

January 31

Open

Game Room

PHASE 2 REGISTRATION PERIOD: FEBRUARY 12-MARCH 4 Sport Bowling*

Start date March 5

Divisions Open

Location Midtown Bowl

Dodgeball* FIFA 18 Sand Volleyball* Arena Flag Football* 4v4 Soccer Tournament* Disc Golf Tournament Softball* Golf Tournament

March 20 March 20 March 21 March 22 March 24 April 6 April 8 April 20

M, W, CR Open M, W, CR M, W Open Open M, W, CR Open

Omni Gym Game Room Sports Arena Omni Gym 5 Points MARTA Station Field Perkerson Park Panthersville Brown’s Mill Golf Course

*Captains must take test and be responsible for forfeit payment(s). For specific rules, times and more information, visit www.gsuim.com.

Like sports and

need a part time job? Be an Intramural Official Come to the orientation to see what it’s all about!

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NEW HIRE ORIENTATION January 17 Meeting Room of SRC • 7 p.m.


Sport Clubs Coordinator: Ty Verdin 404-413-1764 | sportclubs@gsu.edu

Sport Clubs Recruitment Fair Student Recreation Center Lobby

Tuesday, January 9 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, January 10 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Try Sport Clubs January 8-18

CURRENT SPORT CLUBS

BADMINTON BASS FISHING BILLIARDS BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CAPOEIRA CYCLING EQUESTRIAN FENCING LACROSSE (MEN’S) LACROSSE (WOMEN’S) PAINTBALL POWERLIFTING ROCK CLIMBING ROWING RUGBY (MEN’S) SOCCER (MEN’S) SOCCER (WOMEN’S) SWIM 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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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. PRE-TRIP MEETING All overnight trips will have a mandatory pre-trip meeting two Wednesday’s prior to the departure of the trip. Check website for times and location.

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

TRIPS Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Jan. 12-15

Fri.-Mon.

Crystal River Canoe with Manatee

$85, $90, $100

Jan. 26

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #1*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 2

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #2*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 9

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #3*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 17-18

Sat.-Sun.

Rock Site Management

$45, $50, $55

Feb. 23-25

Fri.-Sun.

Okefenokee Canoe

$55, $60, $65

Feb. 24

Sat.

Providence Canyon Hike

$15, $18, $20

Feb. 24-25

Sat.-Sun.

Caving: Trip Leader Training

$45, $50, $55

Mar. 3

Sat.

Caving 101 #1

$15, $18, $20

Mar. 3-4

Sat.-Sun.

AT–Trail Magic

$35, $40, $45

Mar. 10-16

Sat.-Fri.

Multisport Spring Break-Arkansas**

$325, $385, $435

Mar. 23-25

Fri.-Sun.

Backpacking 101

$35, $40, $45

Mar. 24

Sat.

Panther Creek Hike

$10, $12, $15

Mar. 25

Sun.

Hang-glide Lookout Mountain

$125, $135, $145

Mar. 31

Sat.

Full Moon Hike–Stone Mountain

$10, $12, $15

Mar. 31

Sat.

Intro to Fly Fishing

$40, $45, $50

Apr. 6-8

Fri.-Sat.

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail

$35, $40, $45

Apr. 7

Sat.

Rock Climbing 101

$15, $20, $25

Apr. 14

Sat.

Blood Mountain Hike

$15, $18, $20

Apr. 14

Sat.

Caving 101 #2

$15, $18, $20

Apr. 15

Sun.

Whitewater Raft Ocoee

$65, $70, $75

Apr. 21

Sat.

Whitewater Kayaking 101

$20, $25, $30

Apr. 21

Sat.

Horseback Riding

$50, $55, $60

Apr. 22

Sun.

Waterfall Hike and Hammock

$10, $12, $15

June 7-10

Thur.-Sun

Tandem Whitewater Canoe School***

FREE

*Food is not included **See Break Trip page for more details ***Tandem Canoe School–participants must rent GSU whitewater canoe equipment for $60, $65, $70

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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

Jan. 20

10 a.m.-12 p.m. Rock Climbing Skills

Jan. 23

6-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll

$5, $6

Jan. 25

6-8 p.m.

Backcountry Cooking

Free

Feb. 3

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lead Climbing

$5, $6

Feb. 6

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Trip Planning*

Free

Feb. 8

6-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll

$5, $6

Feb. 10

10 a.m.-12 p.m. Anchor Building and Cleaning

Feb. 11

12-4 p.m.

My Bloody Valentine: Escape Room

$20, $25

Feb. 14

6-9 p.m.

Valentine’s Climbing Competition

$5, $10

Feb. 22

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Survival Skills*

Free

Mar. 1

6-8 p.m.

Bike Repair

Free

Mar. 6

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Risk Management in the Outdoors*

Free

Mar. 8

6-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll

$5, $6

Mar. 22

5-8 p.m.

Rappelling

Free

Mar. 31

6-10 p.m.

Blue Moon Bonfire**

$5, $6

April 3

6-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills and Roll

$5, $6

April 15

12-2 p.m.

Rock Climbing Skills

Free

April 10

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Group Dynamics and Communication*

Free

Commuter Bike Rental: $1, $2, $8 per day

April 19

6-8 p.m.

Outdoor Knot Tying

Free

Tube sale: $7

Free

Free

BIKE SERVICES At TTE Rental center, we offer commuter bike rentals 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.

*TLT= Trip Leader Training. TLT is open to anyone wanting to expand their knowledge in outdoor education/leading trips outside or would like to become a Trip Leader for Touch the Earth. Please pre-register to attend. **The event will take place at Indian Creek Recreation Area

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Touch the Earth BREAK TRIP

CLIMB, WATERFALLS & ZIPLINE ADVENTURE: JASPER, ARKANSAS Saturday-Friday – March 10-16, 2018 Join us for our multisport adventure which includes four-days of world class sandstone rock climbing at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, a full day of hiking to the largest waterfall between the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains and a 2,300 ft. zip line adventure. Camping along the gorgeous bluffs of Arkansas and along the Buffalo National River. The trip package includes round-trip transportation, six nights camping, meals, instruction and outdoor equipment. This trip is beginner-friendly and explores some of the most scenic wild areas of Arkansas. For more information e-mail Hailey Hester at hhester@gsu.edu or click on break trips within Touch The Earth on our website. Space is limited! Pre-registration period for Georgia State students only is Jan. 8-19. All participants will need to seek belay certification prior to the trip. This training will be held in conjunction with the pre-trip meeting February 27, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 215, SRC.

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$325, $385, $435


OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL Item

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

Price per night

Limit per person

$1, $2, $8

1

Tent (six-person)

$5, $6, $12

2

Tent (four-person)

$4, $5, $10

2

Tent (one/two-person)

$3, $4, $8

2

Backpack (internal or external frame)

$3, $4, $8

4

Sleeping bag

$4, $5, $7

5

Sleeping pad

$2, $3, $4

5

Cook kit (backpack or family)

$2, $3, $5

3

Tarp (10’x10’ or larger)

$2, $3, $4

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Backpack stove**

$3, $4, $6

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2-burner stove**

$4, $6, $8

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Lantern**

$4, $6, $7

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Battery lantern

$3, $5, $6

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Cooler

$3, $4, $5

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RENTAL POLICIES

Backpacking Package (Backpack, Tent, Sleeping Bag/Pad, Stove, Pot Set)

$14, $17, $25

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Car Camping Package (Tent, Stove, Cooler, Sleeping Bag/Pad, Lantern)

$20, $24, $30

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Whitewater Canoe*

$20, $25, $30

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Flatwater Canoe

$10, $12, $20

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Whitewater Kayak*

$12, $15, $20

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Recreational Kayak (sit on top or sit in)

$8, $10, $15

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Tandem Kayak (sit on top or sit in)

$12, $14, $18

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Touring kayak

$12, $15, $20

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Inflatable Standup Paddleboard

$10, $12, $20

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Boat Package (Boat, Paddle, PFD, car kit)

$15, $17

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Car kit

$4, $6, $8

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• Reservations can be made a week in advance and must be made in person. • Must pay in full at the time of reservation. • Weekend rentals are priced on per night 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.

Wetsuit–Farmer John/Farmer Jane

$4, $5, $6

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Camp/canoe seat

$2, $3, $4

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$5, $7, $10

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BIKE RENTAL Commuter bike*** BACKPACKING/CAMPING

BOATING****

BOULDERING Crash Pad

* Requires completion of Touch the Earth clinic/school & permission of Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. Call 404-413-1773 a week in advance. ** Customers will receive a stove or lantern with the equivalent of one full canister. *** Rental period up to three consecutive days maximum. Helmet, lock and lamps provided. Late Fee $20/day. **** All watercraft rentals come with paddles and PFDs.

HOURS OF OPERATION JANUARY 8-APRIL 23: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. APRIL 24-JUNE 1: Monday-Friday 12-6 p.m. Equipment must be picked up and returned during the above hours only. CLOSURES AND SPECIAL RENTAL DEALS Closed Monday, January 15 for MLK: free day Closed Monday-Friday, March 12-16: four-day charge Closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day: free day 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.

COST

• Atlanta students • Rec members & Perimeter students • Non-member faculty & staff

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

WALL HOURS OF OPERATION Jan. 8- Apr. 23: Mon-Fri. 12-6 p.m. Apr. 24 - May 1: 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 are held Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. Belay Clinic 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, $2, $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 be belay certified for at least six months or prove significant experience. Cost: $5, $5, $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 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 four 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, 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 and Recreation members.

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: Adam Penn 404-413-4272 | aquatics@gsu.edu Enjoy our pool, picnic areas, sand volleyball court and snack bar open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. ELIGIBLE USERS Current Georgia State University students and Recreation members. See page 3 for membership rates.

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

Date

Time

Location

JANUARY

TRY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS

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.

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 Try Me Week! All clinics will meet at their regularly scheduled time. January 8-12 Fitness Studios

TRY SPORT CLUBS Do you want to join a club, but not sure what all is involved with the club? You can visit any of the clubs during their designated practice times to see how they operate. Check the app for the list of clubs and their practice times. January 8-18

SPORT CLUB RECRUITMENT FAIR Do you want to join a club, but not sure what all is involved? You can visit any of the clubs during their designated practice times to see how they operate. Check the app for the list of clubs and their practice times. January 9 & 10 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lobby

FEBRUARY

MY BLOODY VALENTINE: ESCAPE ROOM Come and join us for an evening sitting around a bonfire and roasting marshmallows and hot dogs, experiencing a heart stopping jump off the pamper pole at the challenge course, and seeing if you can survive our escape room. February 11

12-4 p.m.

Ropes Course

VALENTINE’S CLIMBING COMPETITION Bring a friend and enjoy this partner style climbing competition! You’ll be linked together, and challenged to climb in unison so that partners of 2 climb to the top of a route without breaking their link. February 14

12-6 p.m.

Climbing Wall & Bouldering Cave

TOUR DE REC: FITNESS Travel the Student Recreation Center and get fit! Complete three of the four activities on your passport to win a t-shirt! February 21 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Student Recreation Center

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Date

Time

Location

MARCH

DIVE-IN MOVIE co-sponsored by the Alumni Association Dive in to the Aquatic Center for a movie and games in our heated leisure pool. March 23

6-8 p.m.

Aquatic Center

4V4 SOCCER TOURNAMENT Come be a part of the inaugural 4v4 soccer tournament hosted at the 5 Points MARTA Station Soccer Field. Food and drinks will be provided for all participants. Shirts will be awarded to champions! March 24 12 p.m. Five Points MARTA Station Field

BLUE MOON BONFIRE Enjoy an evening of roasting smores and hotdogs over an open fire, stargazing and viewing the full moon out at our Indian Creek property nestled in a rustic woodland setting. March 31 6-10 p.m. Ropes Course

APRIL

TREAT YOURSELF co-sponsored by the Student Health Clinic and

Student Health Promotion This event is geared at de-stressing your brain and body before finals! Activities focusing on health and wellness include chair massages, guided meditation and entry-level, relaxation focused yoga classes. Light refreshments will be provided. April 23 3-5 p.m. Aquatic Center

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