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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

Tammy Stanton Administrative Assistant, Perimeter

Important numbers

Hours

SPRING SEMESTER 2019 • JANUARY 13-APRIL 29

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 7-12 Spring Break: Sunday-Sunday, March 17-24 Finals Week: Tuesday-Tuesday, April 30-May 7 May Session: Wednesday-Sunday, May 8-June 9

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 21

Memorial Day Weekend .................. Saturday-Monday, May 25-27 Summer hours resume on Monday, June 10.

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 17-24 and May 8-10. 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 .................. Climbing Wall .................................... Bouldering Cave .............................. Challenge Program ......................... Outdoor Equipment Rental ...... 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 14. 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 15-May 7. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by May 7. Items not retrieved 14 days after May 7 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

• Students • Rec members • Non-members

PROGRAM HOLIDAYS

No classes January 21 & March 17-24.

Thursday, May 9. 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: Jake Lodge 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu REGISTRATION DATES SESSION 1: JANUARY 14-28 SESSION 2: MARCH 4-25

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 28 (session 1) and/or March 25 (session 2) will be canceled and refunds/transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or notifications. COSTS: Mon.-Th. classes: $20 for Atlanta students, $40 for Perimeter students and members Saturday classes: $10 for Atlanta students, $20 for Perimeter students and members

10-10:55 a.m. OR 7-7:55 p.m.

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

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Begin learning stroke technique. Advanced

5-5:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills. Develop stroke technique.

TUESDAY & THURSDAY 5-5:55 p.m. Advanced Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills. Develop stroke technique. Intermediate

6-6:55 p.m.

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Begin learning stroke technique. Beginner

7-7:55 p.m.

Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills. BEGINNING & END DATES Session 1: January 22-March 4

SATURDAY

Session 2: March 11-April 27 No classes March 18-23

Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills.

REFUND DEADLINE Session 1: February 4 Session 2: April 1

11-11:55 a.m. Intermediate Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Begin learning stroke technique. 12-12:55 p.m. Advanced Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills. Develop stroke technique.

A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on the above date. All refunds contact aquatics@gsu.edu. ELIGIBILITY Currently enrolled students; Members at least 18 years of age

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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 10:30-10:55 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

11-11:35 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 11-11:45 a.m. Level 1 Prerequisite: 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. 12-12:45 p.m. Level 2 Prerequisite: Must possess level 1 skills including supporting floating and kicking. 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. 1-1:45 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: Jake Lodge 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu

Class

Date(s)

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 participant 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.

2/8 10 a.m.-5 p.m. OR 3/8 OR 4/13 Receive certification in Adult CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and First Aid

$55, $60

LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTION Lifeguard Training

4/5-4/7

$125, $150, $250 Friday, 4-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, 12-6 p.m.

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 certifications in Lifeguarding, CPRO, AED, and First Aid.

CERTIFICATIONS All certifications are given through the American Red Cross.

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Cost

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

REGISTRATION STARTS JANUARY 14

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Fitness Center SERVICES

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

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

$45, $50

Starter Package Plus Fitness assessment and six personal training sessions. Personal Training Session Additional sessions can be added to any training package purchase.

$75, $105 $10, $15

HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. FRIDAY: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. SATURDAY-SUNDAY: CLOSED HOW TO REGISTER Visit us in Room 150 and bring your PantherCard along with either check, cash, credit card or PantherCash to pay for your 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 rather than provide services to clients when issues exceed the scope of available services and/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. A refund will also be given if the scheduled sessions are returned to the session pool for administrative purposes. CARRYING SESSIONS FORWARD ONE SEMESTER

A maximum of three sessions (sessions, consultations, tests) may be carried forward for one semester (spring to summer; summer to fall; fall to spring). Any 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 14-28 CLINIC DATES January 14-April 29 No clinics: January 21, March 18-23 COST $20 – Students $40 – Recreation Members TRY INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS January 14-28 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 February 4 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 Monday, February 4.

Class

Day

Time

Location

MARTIAL ARTS Mon. 4:30-5:20 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. 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 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. 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. 6:30-7:20 p.m. Studio B Modern Dance A broad genre of theatrical dance movements that emerged as a rejection of, or rebellion against, classical ballet. Tues. 6:30-7:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Belly Dance Fri. 6:30-7:50 p.m. Studio B Comprised of the traditional dances of North Africa and the Middle East. Known for its graceful hip drops, rolls, and pivots, this dance form utilizes muscle groups in the abdomen, pelvis, trunk, spine and neck, working with the body instead of against it. Belly dancing is based on movements that come naturally to the body. Thu. 11-11:50 a.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio Hip Hop Experience the evolution of Hip-Hop culture through the rhythm and style of Hip-Hop dance. African Dance

Thu.

7:30-8:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio

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.

ONE DAY WORKSHOP Fri., Feb. 1 1:30-2:20 p.m. Studio B 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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Class

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Time

Location

MIND/BODY Pilates

Mon. 11-11:50 a.m. Studio B Wed. 12-12:50 p.m. Studio B 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.

Yin Yoga

Mon. 5:30-6:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B 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.

Mon. 6:30-7:20 p.m. Studio B Power Vinyasa Yoga Power yoga focuses on asana (poses), meditation and self-inquiry. It is intended to be adaptable to any level of physical ability and becomes more challenging as your practice develops. Increase body awareness, strength and flexibility. Tues. 1-1:50 p.m. Studio B Asana, Pranayam and Meditation (APM) Calm your mind and rejuvenate your body with this beginner- friendly class. Learn more about postures, breathing techniques and meditation while transitioning from one form to another for complete body and mind alignment. 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. With regular practice you will improve flexibility, strength, tone, relaxation, focus, balance, endurance and stabilization, and calm to your central nervous system. Fri. 12:30-1:20 p.m. Studio B Hatha Yoga A gentle introduction to yoga postures focusing on breath work, flexibility and relaxation.

SPECIALTY CLINIC Sat., Feb. 2 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Meeting Room 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 this four hour in-person workshop to kickstart your instructor training. After the kickstart workshop, we will meet weekly until April 23 to give you 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 Classes Coordinator: Larissa Brown 404-413-1793 | lwoods4@gsu.edu

CLASS DATES JANUARY 14-APRIL 29 No classes: Jan. 21, March 18-23 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. 3-3:50 p.m. 4-4:50 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.

Studio B Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Pool Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Studio B Aerobics/Dance

12-12:30 p.m. 4-4:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-7:20 p.m. 7:30-8:20 p.m.

Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Studio B Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance

Studio Studio Studio

9-9:50 a.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. 7-7:50 p.m.

Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance Studio B Aerobics/Dance Studio B

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

MONDAY Cycle Zumba速 Step Aqua Zumba速 Panther Sculpt Core Conditioning Circuit Training Cycle Zumba速

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

TUESDAY Express 30 Boot Camp HIIT Boot Camp Cycle Vixen Workout Afro Beat

Studio Studio

WEDNESDAY Boot Camp Vixen Workout Panther Sculpt Ab Blast Cardio Kickboxing POUND速 DanceFit Cycle

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THURSDAY Stretch & Flow Cycle Step Learn to Log-Roll Cycle Panther Sculpt Vixen Workout

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

Aerobics/Dance Studio B Aerobics/Dance Pool Studio B Aerobics/Dance Aerobics/Dance

Studio

6-6:50 p.m.

Aerobics/Dance Studio

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

Aerobics/Dance Studio Aerobics/Dance Studio

Studio

Studio Studio

FRIDAY Zumba®

SATURDAY Cardio Blast Ab Blast

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

REGISTRATION recreation.gsu.edu/intramurals/ 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. For e-games, individuals will be required to pay a $10 fee if/ when a player forfeits a game. If the individual/team forfeits a game, the captain will be sent a notification through IMLeagues informing him/her that the team must make the $10/$30 online payment to remain eligible to participate. If no forfeits occur, no payment is required.

Start Date

Location

PHASE 1 REGISTRATION PERIOD: JANUARY 14-29 Sport 5v5 Basketball* Indoor Volleyball* Racquetball

Start date February 4 February 4 February 5

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

Location Main Gym Omni Gym Racquetball Courts

NBA 2K* Table Tennis

February 6 February 6

Open Open

Game Room Game Room

Billiards

February 6

Open

Game Room

Battleship

February 22

Open

Pool

PHASE 2 REGISTRATION PERIOD: FEBRUARY 18-MARCH 10 Sport Bowling*

Start date March 11

Divisions Open

Location Midtown Bowl

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

March 26 March 26 March 27 March 28 March 28 March 31 April 12 April 19

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

Omni Gym Game Room Sports Arena Omni Gym Five Points Marta Station Panthersville Perkerson Park Brown’s Mill Golf Course

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

Officials Needed! Do you like sports and need a part time job? Then be an Intramural Official! Come to the orientation to see what it’s all about! NEW HIRE ORIENTATION January 16 Room 215 of SRC • 7 p.m. recreation.gsu.edu

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Sport Clubs Coordinator: Zac Schneider 404-413-1924 | sportclubs@gsu.edu

Sport Clubs Recruitment Fair Student Recreation Center Lobby

Tuesday, January 15 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, January 16 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Try Sport Clubs January 14-24

CURRENT SPORT CLUBS

BADMINTON BILLIARDS 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 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 INQUIRIES: 404-413-1772 touchtheearth@gsu.edu

TRIPS Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Jan. 18-21

Fri.-Mon.

Island Canoe Okefenokee

$105, $115, $125

Jan. 25

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #1*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 1

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #2*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 8

Fri.

Cataloochee Ski #3*

$35, $40, $45

Feb. 24

Sun.

Caving 101 #1

$25, $30, $35

Mar. 8-10

Fri.-Sun.

Backpack Cumberland Island

$80, $85, $90

Mar. 9

Sat.

Providence Canyon Day Hike

$15, $18, $20

Mar. 10

Sun.

Rock Climbing 101

$20, $22, $25

Mar. 15-24

Fri.-Sun.

Multisport Spring Break-Utah National Parks**

$390, $420, $440

Mar. 29-31

Fri.-Sun.

Backpack the Appalachian Trail

$35, $40, $45

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. Refund may differ for break trips.

Mar. 30

Sat.

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking

$20, $25, $30

Mar. 31

Sun.

Stone Mountain Sunset Hike

$10,$12,$15

Apr. 6

Sat.

Black Rock Mountain Hike

$15,$18,$20

Apr. 6-7

Sat.-Sun.

Advanced Caving

$50,$55,$60

Apr. 7

Sun.

Hang-glide Lookout Mountain

$130,$135,$140

PRE-TRIP MEETING All overnight trips will have a mandatory pre-trip meeting two Monday’s prior to the departure of the trip. Meetings will be held from 5-7 p.m., room 215, SRC.

Apr. 13-14

Sat.-Sun.

Rock Climbing

$40, $45, $50

Apr. 14

Sun.

Chattahoochee SUP

$12,$15,$18

Apr. 21

Sun.

Finals Recharge Hike & Hammock

$12, $15, $18

Apr. 27

Sat.

Waterfall Rappel & Hike

$15, $20, $25

May 14-19

Tue.-Sun.

Florida: Manatee Snorkel & Paddle**

$165, $185, $195

REGISTRATION Participants should register no later than the Tuesday before the trip. COST Categories are as follows: student, member, non-member Unless otherwise noted, trips are designed to be all-inclusive (meals, transportation, gear and instruction).

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

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*Food is not included **See Break Trip page for more details

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CLINICS & SPECIAL EVENTS Date

Time

Clinic/Event

Cost

Jan. 22

5-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills & Roll

$5, $6

Jan. 28

6-8 p.m.

Wall to Crag: Knots for the Outdoors

Free

Feb. 4

5-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills & Roll

$5, $6

Feb. 12

6-8 p.m.

Introduction to Orienteering & Navigation Free

Feb. 14-15

6-9 p.m.

Valentine’s Partner Climbing Competition

$5, $10

Feb. 18

5-7 p.m.

Outdoor Ethics: Leave No Trace

Free

Feb. 26

6-9 p.m.

Wall to Crag: Anchor Building

Free

Feb. 28

4-7 p.m.

Rappel the Rec

Free

Mar. 5

6-8 p.m.

Climbing Techniques & Movements

Free

Mar. 7

5-8 p.m.

Sea Kayak Skills & Roll

$5, $6

Mar. 11

5-7 p.m.

Outdoor Gear Care & Repair

$5, $6

Mar. 14

6-8:30 p.m.

Wall to Crag: Rappel & Clean

Free

Apr. 1

5-8 p.m.

Cycling Around Atlanta: Riding Tips & Bike Repair

Free

April 3

6-8 p.m.

Wall to Crag: Aerial & Self Rescue

Free

April 17

6-8 p.m.

Kayak Skills & Roll Clinic

$5, $6

April 18

7-9 p.m.

Zipline & Full Moon Bonfire at Indian Creek

$8, $10, $15

April 23

5-7 p.m.

Backcountry Cooking

$2, $3

Visit http://recreation.gsu.edu/tte-trips-clinics for more info and locations. All clinics require pre-registration.

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.

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Commuter Bike Rental: $1, $2, $8 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. COST Categories are as follows: student, member, 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 Tuesday’s prior to the departure of the trip. Meetings will be held from 7:30-9 p.m., room 215, SRC.

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. Please pre-register to attend. Date

Time

Training

Cost

Jan. 30

5-7 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Leadership

Free

Feb. 6

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Trip Planning

Free

Feb. 16

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. TLT: Adventure Orienteering and Day Hike**

Feb. 22

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Outdoor Survival Skills

Free

Mar. 1-3

TBA*

Rock Site Management: Sandrock, Alabama*

$43, $45, $50

Mar. 6

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Risk Management in the Outdoors

Free

Apr. 11

6-8 p.m.

TLT: Group Dynamics & Communication

Free

Apr. 19-21

TBA*

Whitewater kayaking & Swift Water Rescue Certification on the Chatahoochee*

$20, $25, $30

$15, $18, $20

*Departure is determined by participant class schedules **Must have completed introduction clinic and pass quiz

CHALLENGE COURSE FACILITATOR TRAINING

To become a facilitator for our department, you must complete the following trainings. This is designed for current or potential Georgia State challenge program employees. Food and transportation are not provided.

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Date

Time

Feb. 9-10

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Low Ropes Training at ICRA

Free

Feb. 15-17

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. High Ropes Training at ICRA

Free

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BREAK TRIPS

MULTISPORT SPRING BREAK NEVADA & UTAH NATIONAL PARKS Friday-Sunday: March 15-24, 2019 This will be the multisport adventure of a lifetime! On this beginner friendly trip, we’ll be exploring some of the best locations Nevada and Utah has to offer. From Vegas, we will spend two days canoeing Black Canyon, camping along the river and soaking in natural hot springs, 1.5 days rock climbing and caving lava tubes in Snow Canyon State Park, 1 day hiking along the giant hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park. We will spend 1.5 days in Zion National Park highlight trail is Angel’s landing. 1.5 days in Escalante National Monument where we will explore slot canyons and petroglyphs. Our last day will be spent climbing in Red Rocks, NV or visiting Mount Charleston, ending with an evening with the option to visit old Vegas. On this adventure, we will be camping in the gorgeous desert landscape along canyon bluffs in primitive sites. Trip package includes ground transportation, nine nights camping, meals, instruction, and outdoor equipment. For more information e-mail touchtheearth@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. 14-25. Pre-trip meeting will be held on February 26, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., room 215, SRC. **Airfare is not included in this trip package. Participants will need to arrive Mar. 15 at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, NV before 4 p.m. Airport pickup will be preset at a later date. Departure flights should be booked based on an airport delivery of 8 a.m. on March 24.

$390, $420, $440

FLORIDA: MANATEE SNORKEL & PADDLE Tuesday-Sunday: May 14-19, 2019

$165, $180, $195

Celebrate the beginning of summer by heading to Florida to paddle, swim and snorkel some of Florida top aquatic destinations. On this trip we will snorkel with manatee in Crystal River, paddle the pristine waters of the Ichetucknee and Chassahowitzka Rivers, snorkel in 2 beautiful springs and Devil’s Den cave. This trip is designed for water lovers ready to soak in the Florida sunshine! This trip includes all transportation, instruction, outdoor gear.Package upgrade: $18 for fins for snorkeling

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Touch the Earth CLIMBING WALL & BOULDERING CAVE Inquiries: 404-413-1772 touchtheearth@gsu.edu WALL HOURS OF OPERATION Jan. 7- Apr. 29: Mon-Fri. 12-6 p.m. Apr. 30 - May 7: 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. Clinic Cost: $2, $4, $6 Mondays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Feb. 4, Mar. 4 & Apr. 8 Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.: Feb. 21, Mar. 28 & Apr. 25 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 be belay certified for at least six months or prove significant experience before taking this clinic. Offered Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Mar. 29, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 challengeprogram@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 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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Touch the Earth OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL Lower level | Student Recreation Center (outside entrance adjacent to parking deck driveway) 404-413-1772

Price per day

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

Singles Hammock

$2, $3, $4

2

Doublenest Hammock

$3, $4, $5

2

Camping Hammock (rainfly and bug net)

$6, $7, $8

2

Backpack (internal or external frame)

$3, $4, $8

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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.

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

3

Backpack stove*

$3, $4, $6

3

2-burner stove*

$4, $6, $8

4

RENTAL POLICIES

Battery lantern

$3, $5, $6

4

Cooler

$3, $4, $5

2

Whitewater Canoe*****

$20, $25, $30

1

Flatwater Canoe

$10, $12, $20

2

Whitewater Kayak*****

$12, $15, $20

1

Recreational Kayak (sit on top or sit in)

$8, $10, $15

2

Tandem Kayak (sit on top or sit in)

$12, $14, $18

1

Touring kayak

$12, $15, $20

2

Inflatable Standup Paddleboard

$10, $12, $20

2

Car kit

$4, $6, $8

4

Wetsuit–Farmer John/Farmer Jane

$4, $5, $6

4

$.50, $.75, $1

4

$2, $3, $4

4

$5, $7, $10

2

HOURS OF OPERATION JANUARY 7-APRIL 29: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. APRIL 30-MAY 2: 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 21 for MLK: free day Closed Monday-Friday, March 18-22: four-day charge Closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day: free day

• 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 are priced on per night day, 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.

BIKE RENTAL Commuter bike*** BACKPACKING/CAMPING

BOATING****

PFD Camp/canoe seat BOULDERING Crash Pad

COST

• Students • Rec members • Non-member faculty & staff

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* 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. *****Requires completion of Touch the Earth clinic/school & permission of Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. Call 404-413-1773 a week in advance.

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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

Pool Contact: Jake Lodge 404-413-4272 | aquatics@gsu.edu

Coordinator: Haley Carpenter

Enjoy our pool, picnic areas and a sand volleyball court from Memorial day through Labor day. Check website for days and hours of operation.

404-413-1794 | hcarpenter@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 Current Georgia State University students and Recreation members. See page 3 for membership rates.

ELIGIBLE USERS Student organizations, faculty or staff departments

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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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 the free trial period! All clinics will meet at their regularly scheduled time. All participants must be paid and registered by January 28 to participate after the trial period. January 14-28 SRC 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 14-24 Club Practice Spaces

LEARN TO LIFT PART I: LOWER BODY Unsure about your safety and form when strength training? Or what equipment to use? Join us to figure it out! The topic of discussion and practice will be lower body exercise. Open to all levels of fitness. January 29 2-4 p.m. Fitness Center, Room 150

PANTHER HEALTH PREP: INTRO TO BATCH COOKING Is your life as a college student hectic? Do you have little to no time for cooking? We have a solution! Come learn from our team of nutrition students on how to prepare multiple meals at once – saving time and money! January 30 4:30-6 p.m. Room 215

FEBRUARY

VALENTINE’S PARTNER CLIMBING COMPETITION This competition is designed for partner climbing! Teams of two will compete for prizes as they attempt to climb a route while linked together with paper handcuffs. Winners will be selected based on fastest time while managing to keep their links intact. Pre-register at Touch the Earth today in person or call 404-413-1772. GSU student entry $5, Rec Member $10. February 14 & 15 6-8 p.m. Climbing Wall

LOVE YOUR BODY: GET PHYSICALLY ACTIVE WITH HEALTHY STATE Let’s get physically active panthers! In honor of NIRSA Recreational Sports & Fitness Day (February 22) join Healthy State and Recreational Services for two special events. February 19: Panther Boot Camp February 21: Panther Yoga Flow

2-4 p.m.

Main Gym

BATTLESHIP! Grab your buckets and shields to prepare for this special intramural event! Teams of three to four will take to the canoes in the lap pool and try to stay afloat while battling it out with the other teams. There will also be a team costume contest! Event details and registration information can be found on PAGE 12. February 22 5-7 p.m. Aquatic Center recreation.gsu.edu

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Date

Time

Location

FEBRUARY

RAPPEL THE REC Ever wondered what it is like to rappel off the side of a building like they do in films? Come try it out at the rec! We will be giving lessons on the spot and participants will rappel off the front of the rec center. First come first serve for this event. February 28 4-7 p.m. Room 250

LEARN TO LIFT PART II: UPPER BODY Unsure about your safety and form when strength training? Or what equipment to use? Join us to figure it out! The topic of discussion and practice will be upper body exercise. Open to all levels of fitness. February 28 2-4 p.m. Fitness Center, Room 150

MARCH

DIVE-IN MOVIE co-sponsored by the Alumni Association Join Recreational Services and the Georgia State University Alumni Association for a relaxing movie night with your friends. All you need to bring is yourself and a swimsuit! Kick back in an inflatable and float around while watching an awesome movie! March 8 7-9 p.m. Aquatic Center

MEET THE PAWSITIVE NUTRITION TEAM In honor of National Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Day, visit Recreational Services to learn the differences between a dietitian and a nutritionist so you can ensure you reach your nutrition goals the best way! Nutrition games will be played and prizes for all participants. March 13 3-5 p.m. Lobby

APRIL

PANTHER POOL PARTY Spring into the final weeks of the semester at a pre-season pool party! Join Recreational Services for lawn games, water basketball, snacks and more! No scuba mask needed. April 18 6-8 p.m. Aquatic Center

ZIPLINE AND FULL MOON BONFIRE Enjoy an evening of roasting s’mores and hot dogs over an open fire, ziplining through the woodland canopy and stargazing out at our Indian Creek property nestled in a rustic setting. Prices: $8, $10, $15 April 18 7-9 p.m. Indian Creek Recreation Area

PANTHER HEALTH PREP: INTRO TO HAES HAES stands for Healthy at Every Size! This educational program will address what HAES is about and what it means to be healthy at every body size, accept your body image, develop healthy relationships with food and promote mindful eating. April 24 4:30-6 p.m. Room 215

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Spring 2019 Rap Up  

Program guide for the department of Recreational Services

Spring 2019 Rap Up  

Program guide for the department of Recreational Services

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