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Learn to kayak at Indian Creek’s outdoor pool. page 19 Stay cool this summer with aquatics classes. page 6

Supported by Student Activity Fees


WELCOME Ellen Whitney to Recreational Services Ellen Whitney joined our staff as the Coordinator of the Indian Creek Recreation Area last December. Ellen will manage all Ellen Whitney aspects of the 16-acre off-campus property, including the new Indian Creek Lodge. Ellen received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas (at Austin), and a Master of Science in Sports Administration from Georgia Southern University. For the past year Ellen had served as the Coordinator and Interim Assistant Director of Facilities and Events at the University of West Georgia, University Recreation Department. Prior, she was the Program Coordinator of Facility Operations and Special Events at Arizona State University, Sun Devil Fitness Center. She is well versed in all aspects of event management and will serve the Department of Recreational Services well in marketing and promoting the Indian Creek Recreation Area to the Georgia State Community. Ellen is active in our State, Regional and National association. We are pleased to have Ellen join our team at this most important time in the history of the department, Division, and the University. Please stop by Indian Creek to say hello! Scott Levin, Director

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Learn the ropes. Bring your group out to the all new ropes course at Indian Creek. Spend the day getting to know the members of your group better.


Student Recreation Center Stephanie Belcher

Melissa Buchheit

Caroline Dotts

Andy Hudgins

Sabra Blackwell

Julie Dobbs

Debra Guyton

Scott Levin

Judi Moss

Adam Penn

Kacy Toberg

Carson Tortorige

Ty Verdin

Brenda Webb

Staff

Hours

Director

Summer Semester 2014 â&#x20AC;˘ June 9-July 28

Scott Levin

Monday-Friday ........................................................................... 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday ......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday .......................................................................................................... closed

Programs

Associate Director-Programs Melissa Buchheit Assistant Director-Fitness Caroline Dotts Assistant Director-Intramurals Andy Hudgins Aquatics Coordinator Adam Penn Instructional Programs Coordinator Stephanie Belcher Outdoor Recreation Coordinator Carson Tortorige Sport Club Coordinator Ty Verdin

Monday-Friday ............................................................................. noon-9 p.m. Saturday .................................................................................................... 1-7 p.m. Sunday .......................................................................................................... closed Game Room closed August 3-17.

Facilities

EXcePTIONS TO STANDARD HOURS

Assistant Director-Facilities Allen Wilbanks Facilities Coordinator Julie Dobbs Indian Creek Coordinator Ellen Whitney

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

Important numbers

operations

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

Assistant Director-Operations Kacy Toberg Facilities Coordinator Sabra Blackwell Customer Service Representative Brenda Webb Administrative

Business Manager Danny Weipert Accountant Debra Guyton Marketing Specialist Judi Moss

ABBREVIATED HOURS â&#x20AC;˘ July 29-August 9

Monday-Friday .......................................................................... 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday ......................................................................................... 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday .......................................................................................................... closed SRC closures during Summer Semester

Independence Day ..................................... Friday, July 4-Sunday, July 6 Maintenance Week ................................................................. August10-17 Fall Semester hours resume on Monday, August 18. GAME ROOM HOURS

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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Danny Weipert

Allen Wilbanks

Ellen Whitney

Student Recreation Center .......... 3 SRC Quick Reference ...................... 4 Safety ......................................................... 5 Aquatics ................................................... 6 Fitness Classes ...................................... 8 Instructional Clinics ......................... 10 Fitness Center ................................... 12 Intramurals ........................................... 13

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

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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 activity fee. Access

All members will sign a waiver with initial membership. PantherCards are required to enter and exit. To request disability accommodations, please contact Recreational Services at recreation@gsu.edu. Member Fees

Faculty/staff/retirees ................................ $252/year or $84/semester Summer Continuing Student Fee ....................................................... $49 (For students enrolled in the previous Fall and Spring semesters who have not graduated.) Graduates (degree holding) of Georgia State University .......................................................... $306/$102 Spouse/domestic partner ........................................................ $306/$102 Children of members 8-18 years of age ...................................................... $25.50/semester 7 years of age and younger ............................................................. free Faculty/staff/graduate day pass ................................................................ $5 guest fees

Members may bring up to three guests per visit. $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. Age Requirements

All children must be under the direct supervision of their parent/ guardian. 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 9. Full locker .................................................... $25/semester or $75 annual Half locker .................................................. $12/semester or $36 annual Third locker ................................................. $8/semester or $24 annual Daily locker ............................................................ no charge, bring a lock Fall Locker Renewal

July 14-August 2. If you do not renew, you must remove your items by August 2. Items not retrieved 14 days after August 2nd 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. Policies and Procedures

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Program information Registration

Bring PantherCard and payment to the location that corresponds to the program 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

student/member/non-member Program Holidays

No classes July 4-6.


Safety Class

Date(s)

Time

Location

Cost

Instructor

Adult CPR/AED and First Aid 6/21 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. room 85 $70/$80 Cara CPRO Receive two year certification in Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED and First Aid upon successful completion of the class. 7/19 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. room 85 $70/$80 Taj CPR/AED/FA Receive two year certification in Adult CPR/AED and First Aid upon successful completion of the class.

Coordinator: Adam Penn 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu

Registration Starts Mon., June 9 Registration closes seven days prior to scheduled class dates. Refunds A full refund will be given if class 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. Certifications All certifications are given through the American Red Cross.

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Aquatics Coordinator: Adam Penn 404-413-1775 | aquatics@gsu.edu

Registration Dates Mon., June 9-Sat., June 28 No classes Sat., July 5 Clinics that have not met the minimum enrollment requirements as of Sat., June 21 will be canceled and refunds/ transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or cancellations. Beginning/End Dates June 14-July 26 Refunds A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on Saturday, June 21. An original receipt is required to receive a refund, no exceptions.

All Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s classes meet on Saturdays.

Child Swim Lessons Saturday Classes

Time

Cost

Instructor

10-10:25 a.m.

$10/20

Sirajah

Parent & Child Parent & Child

Ages 3-36 months. Parent(s) must be in water with child. This class includes a combination of infant and toddler skills.

Preschool 10:35-11 a.m. $10/20 Sirajah 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

noon-12:35 p.m.

$10/20

Sirajah

Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate completion requirements of Preschool L1. 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.

Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Levels 1-3 11-11:45 a.m. $10/20 Alan Level 1 Must be age 5 the first day of the program in order to participate and must be comfortable away from parent. Objectives: Supported floating on front and back, gliding, kicking, and alternating arm and leg action. Level 2

noon-12:45 p.m.

$10/20

Alan

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. Level 3

1-1:45 p.m.

$10/20

Alan

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, and personal safety and rescue skills. *This class can accommodate level 4 by request.

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Adult Swim Lessons Class

Time

Cost

Instructor

5:30-6:25 p.m.

$20/40

Alan

6:30-7:25 p.m.

$20/40

Alan

Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills.

5:30-6:25 p.m.

$20/40

Sofia

Intermediate

6:30-7:25 p.m.

$20/40

Sofia

Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills.

10-10:55 a.m.

$10/20

Alan

Intermediate

11-11:55 a.m.

$10/20

Alan

noon-12:55 p.m.

$10/20

Alan

Monday & Wednesday Beginning Overcome fear of water and learn basic skills. Intermediate Requires no fear of water and basic skills.

Tuesday & Thursday

Requires no fear of water and basic skills.

Saturday

Requires no fear of water and basic skills. Advanced Requires no fear of water and intermediate skills.

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Fitness Classes Coordinator: Stephanie Belcher 404-413-1793 | sbelcher@gsu.edu

Class Dates Mon., May 12-MON., June 2 No classes Mon., May 26 All classes offered during Maymester are completely free to members and fee-paying guests. All fitness class descriptions can be found at our website on the Free Fitness Classes page.

FREE

Maymester Class

Time

Location

Instructor

noon-12:50 p.m. 1-1:50 p.m. 3-3:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio Studio B Martial Arts Studio Studio B

Mike Ron Eric Alana

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

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

Stephanie Alana Jennifer Jennifer

noon-12:50 p.m. 1-1:50 p.m. 3-3:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m.

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

Nadia Ron Mike Alana

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

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

Nadia Eric Alana Jennifer Jennifer

Monday Boot Camp Yoga Kickbox Cycle

Tuesday Cycle Yoga Panther Pump Ab Blast

Wednesday Zumba速 Yoga Step Boot Camp

Thursday Zumba速 Kickbox Cycle Cardio Sculpt Ab Blast

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summer Class

Time

Location

Instructor

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

Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio Martial Arts Studio Aerobic/Dance Studio

Kimberly Tiffani Monica Fuquan Monica

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

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

Alana Courtney Jennifer Jennifer Spence

7:15-8:05 a.m. noon-12:50 p.m. noon-12:25 p.m. 12:30-12:50 p.m. 4:30-5:20 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6:30-6:50 p.m.

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

Kimberly Stephanie Tiffani Tiffani Monica Jacque-Corey Jacque-Corey

noon-12:50 p.m. noon-12:50 p.m. 1-1:20 p.m. 2-2:50 p.m. 5-5:50 p.m. 5:30-6:20 p.m. 6-6:25 p.m. 6:30-6:50 p.m. 7-7:50 p.m.

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

Alana Mike Mike Erik I. Courtney Eric H. Jennifer Jennifer Spence

noon-12:50 p.m.

Aerobic/Dance Studio

Jacque-Corey

Monday Cardio Sculpt Boot Camp Panther Pump Kickbox Ab Blast

Tuesday Cycle Zumba速 Panther Pump Ab Blast Cycle

Coordinator: Stephanie Belcher 404-413-1793 | sbelcher@gsu.edu

Class Dates Mon., June 16-Fri., July 25 No classes Fri., July 4 Drop-in fitness classes are completely free to all members and fee-paying guests. All fitness class descriptions can be found at our website on the Free Fitness Classes page.

Wednesday Cardio Sculpt Cycle HIIT Ab Blast Boot Camp Panther Pump Ab Blast

Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio Studio

Thursday Cycle Step Ab Blast Zumba速 Kickbox HIIT Ab Blast Cycle

Friday Panther Pump

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Instructional Clinics Coordinator: Stephanie Belcher 404-413-1793 | sbelcher@gsu.edu

Clinic Dates Mon., June 16-fri., July 25 No clinics Fri., July 4

Class

Day Time

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. Late registrations are not allowed for any reason. Clinics not meeting enrollment requirements as of Fri., June 20 will be canceled and refunds/transfers will be issued. Participants will be notified via email for any class changes or cancellations.

Tu 2-2:50 p.m. Studio B $10/$20 Pilates Use mind-body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles that focus on the core.

Instructor Alison

Martial Arts Tu

11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio

$10/$20

Doug

A Korean form of attack and defense that utilizes joint manipulation, strikes and grappling. W 5-5:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Mixed Martial Arts Training will cover striking, defense, take downs, grappling and submissions.

$10/$20

W 6-7:20 p.m. Martial Arts Studio $10/$20 Kung Fu A Chinese martial art with emphasis on conditioning, flexibility and self defense skills.

Eric Fuquan

Sport Instruction Tu 6-7:20 p.m. SRC Lobby/Brownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mill $10/$20 Dean Golf Learn the sport or improve your game. The first class will meet in the Student Recreation Center and all following classes meet at Brownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mill Golf Course. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.

Dance M 6:30-7:50 p.m. Martial Arts Studio Belly Dance Learn basic technique, posture, language and move execution.

Try Me week June 9-13 Refunds A full refund will be given if the participant cancels by closing on Sat., June 21. An original receipt is required to receive a refund, no exceptions.

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Cost

Mind/Body

Hapkido Registration Dates Mon., June 9-Sat., June 28

Location

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$10/$20

Andrea


Class

Day Time

Location

M Th

Studio B Studio B

Cost

Instructor

Yoga Flow Yoga

1-1:50 p.m. 11-11:50 a.m.

$10/$20 $10/$20 Use a sequence of postures coupled with breathing exercises with an emphasis on flexibility.

M 5-5:50 p.m. Studio B Yin Develop flexibility and build awareness using long held postures and meditation.

$10/$20

Alison Ron Ron

Tu 3-3:50 p.m. Studio B $10/$20 Alison Hatha An introduction to yoga postures and breath work focusing on flexibility, strength and relaxation. W 9-10:20 a.m. Aerobic/Dance Studio Power Traditional yoga techniques practiced in a way to challenge and develop muscle conditioning.

Mark

Vinyasa

Susan Susan

W W

1-1:50 p.m. 2:30-3:50 p.m.

Studio B Studio B

$10/$20 $10/$20 Practice a flowing sequence of postures at a high intensity level while focusing on breath.

F noon-12:50 p.m. Studio B $10/$20 Alison Yoga Mix A beginner-friendly class that combines multiple disciplines to help you unwind from a stressful week.

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Fitness Center Assistant Director: Caroline Dotts 404-413-1779 | ccox25@gsu.edu

Services Packages

Hours: Mon. -Thurs.: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri.: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Location Room 150 (inside the Exercise Room) Student Recreation Center Registration Visit us in Room 150 and bring a completed medical history form (found on our website under the Fitness tab). Bring your PantherCard along with check, cash, credit card or PantherCash. Refund Policy for Personal Training and Nutrition Sessions

There are no refunds for personal training or nutrition sessions unless a documented medical issue precludes the completion of a session. A maximum of three training sessions or two follow up nutrition sessions may be carried forward for one semester. Sessions not used by the end of the second semester will be forfeited. COST

Student/Rec member/Other

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Starter Package Fitness assessment and two personal training sessions

$45/$50

Starter Package Plus Fitness assessment and six personal training sessions

$75/$105

Total Package Starter Package, Starter Paws and REEVUE速 metabolic testing

$80/$85

Total Package Plus Starter Package Plus, Starter Paws and REEVUE速 metabolic testing

$110/$140

Starter Paws Assessment of two-day food diary, total cholesterol screening, hour consultation plus two half-hour follow up sessions

$15/$20

Total Paws Starter Paws and REEVUE速 metabolic testing

$40/$45

Additional Services Follow Up Assessment Must occur at least three months after initial assessment.

$35/$40

Additional Personal Training Sessions Can be added to any training package purchase. Priced per session.

$10/$15

Just Paws 30 minute session tailored to fit your needs. Does not include assessment.

$5/$10

Lipid Screening* (Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL and LDL values) Comprehensive finger stick. Must fast 8-10 hours prior to test. *Most appointments are typically scheduled between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

$15/$20/$25

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Intramurals Registration Period

Event Date

Divisions Location

Arena Ultimate Frisbee Bowling

June 9-17 June 10-24

June 19 June 26

Open Open

SRC–Omni Gym Brunswick Zone

Paintball Golf Volleyball

June 17-July 8 July 1-14 July 8-22

July 10 July 18

Open Open Open

TBA Brown’s Mill Golf Course SRC–Main Gym

Assistant Director: Andy Hudgins 404-413-1765 | intramurals@gsu.edu

Tournaments

July 28

For specific rules, times and more information, visit www.gsuim.com.

Registration Go to 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 & Rec Services members. (Exception: Non-students who are members are required to pay a fee for any sport where there is a cost per person, e.g. golf, bowling, etc.) Forfeit Fee Policy For league sports, teams will be required to pay a forfeit check of $50. If the team forfeits a game, the check will be cashed. If no forfeits, the check will be returned.

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

Current Sport Clubs Angler Fishing Badminton Boxing Breakdancing Capoeira Cycling Equestrian Grappling & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Indoor Soccer Lacrosse (men’s) Lacrosse (women’s) Paintball Rock Climbing Rowing Rugby Football (men’s) Soccer (men’s) Swim Table Tennis Tennis Ultimate Frisbee (men’s) Ultimate Frisbee (women’s) Volleyball Whitewater 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: Carson Tortorige ctort@gsu.edu Inquiries: 404-413-1772 touchtheearth@gsu.edu Registration Participants should register no later than the Tuesday before the trip. Liability waivers will be signed at the time of registration or on the day of the trip. Cost Categories are as follows: GSU students/Recreation members/Others 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. No refunds will be given for deposits on break trips. Money paid toward the trip balance is not refundable after the date of the pre-trip meeting. Payment deadlines must be met or trip spot and all payments will be forfeited.

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Touch the Earth Trips at a glance Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Leader

Adventure Sports page 18 June 8

Sun.

Horseback Forest Trail Riding #1

$48/$52/$58

Staff

June 14

Sat.

Wild Cave Exploration #1

$18/$22/$28

Davis Ison & David McBride

June 20

Fri.-Sun.

Yoga, Surfing and the Summer Solstice

$90/$95/$105

Tonya Bennett

June 21

Sat.

Fly Fishing

$20/$25/$30

Steve Hudson

June 29

Sun.

Day on the Rocks

$10/$12/$16

Rock Climbing Club

July 13

Sun.

Tubing the Cartecay River

$8/$9/$10

Adam Penn

July 20

Sun.

Hang Gliding

$155/$165/$180

Staff

July 20

Sun.

Horseback Forest Trail Riding #2

$48/$52/$58

Staff

Aug. 23

Sat.

Horseback Forest Trail Riding #3

$48/$52/$58

Staff

Aug. 23

Sat.

Wild Cave Exploration #2

$18/$22/$28

Davis Ison & David McBride

Backpacking & Overnight Treks page 18 June 6-8

Fri.-Sun.

Red Top Mountain Yoga

$55/$60/$65

Tonya Bennett

June 21-22

Sat.-Sun.

Camping 101

$22/$26/$30

Jennifer Pecoraro

July 12-13

Sat.-Sun.

Deep River Trail

$12/$14/$19

Hanna Penn

July 18-20

Fri.-Sun.

Savannah and Tybee Island Camping

$55/$60/$65

Jennifer & Geoffrey Pecoraro

July 26-27

Sat.-Sun.

Sumter and Ellicott Rock

$15/$18/$20

Gardner Neely

Aug. 23-24

Sat.-Sun.

Under the Stars above Emery Creek

$12/$14/$19

Gardner Neely

$1295/$1395/$1495

Carson Tortorige

Break Trip page 20 Aug. 8-17

Banff National Park, Canada

Touch the Earth trips are all made possible by our awesome VOLUNTEER trip leaders!

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Date

Day

Trip

Cost

Leader

Day Trips page 18/19 June 17

Tues.

Chattahoochee River Trail #1

$6/$8/$10

Staff

June 22

Sun.

Mount Yonah

$8/$9/$10

Erik Bassler & Amanda Highfield

June 28

Sat.

Deep River Trail

$12/$14/$19

Davis Ison

June 28

Sat.

Chattahoochee River Trail #2

$6/$8/$10

Staff

July 2

Wed.

Chattahoochee River Trail #3

$6/$8/$10

Gardner Neely

July 15

Tues.

Chattahoochee River Trail #4

$6/$8/$10

Staff

July 26

Sat.

Panther Creek Falls

$9/410$11

Davis Ison

Aug. 9

Sat.

Little River Falls, Alabama

$8/$9/$10

Davis Ison

Flatwater page 19 June 7-8

Sat.-Sun.

River Cleanup Service Project

$10/$12/$18

Domonique Moses

Aug. 2-3

Sat.-Sun.

Lake Calderwood for Beginners

$22/$24/$28

Mickey Luckovich

Aug. 8-10

Fri.-Sun.

Scalloping Floridaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Panhandle

$110/$115/$130

Erik Bassler & Amanda Highfield

Whitewater page 19 June 5-8

Thu.-Sun.

Tandem Canoe 4-Day School

$60/$75/$90

Jim Hudson

June 15

Sun.

Nantahala Raft Trip #1

$35/$40/$45

Bruce Wood & Jennifer Pecoraro

June 28

Sat.

Ocoee Rafting Trip #1 (combo)

$80/$88/$95

Carson, Bruce & Mickey

July 12

Sat.

Nantahala Raft Trip #2

$35/$40/$45

Bruce Wood & Jennifer Pecoraro

July 12-13

Sat.-Sun.

Solo Canoe School

Free

Jim Hudson

July 14

Mon./Wed.

Whitewater Kayak School (4 sessions/trip)

$50/$55/$65

Carson and assistants

July 20

Sun.

Ocoee Rafting Trip #2 (middle)

$45/50/$55

Carson, Bruce & Mickey

July 27-28

Sat.-Sun.

Whitewater Kayak School River Trip

included in school

Carson and assistants

Aug. 3

Sun.

Nantahala Raft Trip #3

$35/$40/$45

Bruce Wood & Jennifer Pecoraro

Aug. 23

Sat.

Ocoee River Advanced Kayak/Canoeing

$10/$14/$20

Jim Hudson & Carson

Aug. 24

Sun.

Ocoee Rafting Trip #3 (combo)

$80/$88/$95

Carson, Bruce & Mickey

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Touch the Earth Trip Descriptions Adventure Sports Day on the Rocks We’ll take you to a popular rock climbing destination and stir up some awesome climbs to test your outdoor climbing ability and learn new skills. No experience necessary. Includes transportation, climbing equipment and shoes, instruction and leadership. Fly Fishing We will travel to North Georgia for handson instruction in fly casting, fishing strategies, knot tying and an introduction to insects, tools and techniques. GA fishing license with Trout Stamp required. Includes transportation, fishing equipment, instruction and leadership. Hang Gliding With a pilot, you’ll soar 4,000 ft above a mountain into elegant, silent flight and surf the air. Includes transportation, leadership and flight. Horseback Forest Trail Riding Beginner and experienced riders will enjoy Blue Ridge, GA by horseback. We’ll spend 1 1/2 hours in the saddle on the trail and tour the mountain area afterwards. Includes transportation, leadership, horse, guide and gratuity. Tubing the Cartecay River Float down an ambling stream with big surprises. Eat a snack on the rocks and attempt Blackberry Falls in your tube! Includes transportation, leadership and tube rental. Wild Cave Exploration Join us as we hike, crawl, climb and squeeze our way through a remote, desolate and virtually uncharted wild cave. Includes transportation, instruction, caving gear and guides.

Yoga, Surfing and the Summer Solstice Head to Amelia Island with Tonya from Yoga on the Move. Enjoy a morning Sun Salutation and meditate in the company of the beautiful sunrise. Later, learn something new by riding the ocean waves at the surf and paddleboard clinic or participate in the art of doing nothing. In the evening be treated to a bonfire in celebration of the abundance of this wondrous planet. Includes transportation, two nights lodging, multiple yoga sessions w/mat, entrance fees and leadership. (Surfboard rental/lesson $40 additional)

Backpacking and Overnight Treks Camping 101 We teach you everything you’ll need to know about camping. We’ll camp in the front-country at a state park and mix in some fun activities like hiking and canoeing. Includes transportation, leadership and all equipment. Deep River Trail Not only will you hike along the river you will cross it also! Camping will be next to swimming hole, so bring swimwear. Due to the number of river crossings combined with the potential for waist deep water, this trip is for intermediate and advanced backpackers. River shoes (or sandals), trekking poles and a waterproof stuff sack are recommended. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: moderate, 12 miles Red Top Mountain Yoga Tonja from Yoga on the Move will take you hiking around and over hills in search of hidden nooks perfect for meditation sessions, bonfires and s’mores. Includes transportation, camping equipment, yoga mat and leadership. rating: easy, up to 5 miles

Savannah and Tybee Island Camping Tour historic Savannah, eat good seafood and relax on the beach. Includes transportation, camping equipment and leadership. Sumter and Ellicott Rock Hike 8-10 miles along the National Wild and Scenic Chattooga River and camp along the river bank in the Sumter National Forest. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: moderate to easy, 5+ miles Under the Stars above Emery Creek Backpack seven miles into your Cohutta Wilderness campsite and camp atop a small mountain bald. This is a very scenic trail with mountain streams, waterfalls, swimming holes, unique rock formations and boulder fields. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: moderate, 9 miles

Day Hikes Chattahoochee River Trail– Weekend and Evening Walks Hike along the Chattahoochee River Trail north of Atlanta and discover birds, waterfowl and river animals. Weekday trips leave at 3 p.m. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: easy, up to 3 miles Deep River Trail This trip includes hiking and swimming. River shoes, trekking poles and a waterproof stuff sack are recommended. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: moderate to strenuous, 12 miles Little River Falls Alabama Hike the canyons with a swimsuit on and jump right in below Little River Falls. Dry off for a picnic lunch and swim for the rest of the afternoon. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: easy, less than 3 miles

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Mount Yonah At this training ground for the Army you will see other rock climbers attempting the rock face. Try out some basic climbing on some great boulders. Includes transportation and leadership. Rating: moderate, 6-7 miles Panther Creek Falls Hike seven miles round-trip along Panther Creek and have lunch at the falls of Panther and Davidson’s Creek. Includes transportation and guide. Rating: moderate, 7 miles

Flatwater Trips Lake Calderwood for Beginners Paddle up to 10 miles round-trip on Lake Calderwood in North Carolina and camp in a primitive site. Beginners should have some previous experience in a kayak or canoe. Experienced paddlers welcome. Includes transportation, instruction, paddling equipment and leadership. River Cleanup Service Project Team up with Touch the Earth and Sustainable Energy Tribe on this service project. The weekend will include clearing rivers of unnatural debris and trash, exploring the local area, and learning about how to keep our environment clean. Includes transportation, equipment, camping fees, a lunch and leadership.

Whitewater Nantahala Raft Trips This 8.5 mile run in a beautiful gorge of North Carolina is enjoyable for beginners as well as veteran rafters. Includes transportation, leadership, river guides, equipment and lunch. Ocoee Rafting This exciting Class IV whitewater river in Tennessee is the most action packed in the Southeast! Expect to get wet and experience a wild ride as you work as a team. This is a river of constant whitewater intensity, waves and solid fun. Do the standard middle trip (5 miles) or join us for an epic full-day combo trip (upper & middle –10 miles). Includes transportation, leadership, river guides, equipment and lunch. Ocoee River Advanced Kayak/ Canoeing Advanced boaters will join Carson and Jim for a guided trip down the Ocoee middle section. Experienced paddling skills required. Includes transportation, canoe/ kayak equipment, river lunch, instruction and leadership.

Solo Canoe School This two-day instruction trip is offered to experienced tandem canoe paddlers who want to learn to paddle solo. Canoeing and camping equipment is not provided, due to regulations, but may be rented for the course at a cost of $40 for students. Includes transportation, river lunches, instruction and leadership. Tandem Canoe 4-day School This course is regarded as the most comprehensive, most constructive and most memorable whitewater canoeing around. Absolutely NO prior experience necessary —obtain these skills for cheap! Canoeing and camping equipment is not provided, due to regulations, but may be rented for the course at a cost of $60. Includes transportation, canoe equipment, river lunches, instruction and leadership. Whitewater Kayaking School The course begins with four sessions in still water and will be completed with a progressive two-day optional river trip. Please plan to attend all sessions and river trip to be a graduate of the course. Students, faculty and staff get first priority. No prior experience is necessary. Pool work will be held at the Indian Creek pool, 6-9 p.m. on Mondays/Wednesdays, July 14, 16, 21 & 23. The river portion will be Saturday/ Sunday, July 27-28. Includes paddling gear, transportation during river sessions, camping and river lunches.

Scalloping Florida’s Panhandle A guided charter tour and harvest of these wonderful mollusks will be the main focus for your day’s excursion. Cook a few scallops over a fire at camp that night to complement your dinner. The next day, explore the area’s many springs and grab some beach time. Ability to swim is recommended. Includes transportation, instruction, guided tours, paddling/camping equipment and leadership.

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Touch the Earth Break trips

BANFF NATIONAL PARK CANADA ALPINE ADVENTURES IN THE GLACIATED CANADIAN ROCKIES August 8-17

$1295/$1395/$1495 This multi-sport trip explores several national and provincial parks in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. A focal point for world’s beauty is Banff National Park, Canada’s first and the world’s third national park. Join us to visit one of the most gorgeous places on earth. Backpack four days along jagged peaks and turquoise glacial lakes. We’ll travel by foot, vehicle, bicycle and boat — up and down trails, roads, rivers and lakes. You’ll find abundant wildlife and absolutely stunning scenery. Adventure activities may include backpacking long distances, outdoor camping in cool temperatures, mountain biking, canoeing lakes, whitewater rafting and day hikes. Good physical fitness is required and previous camping experience is preferred. Pre-trip meetings determined after registration is closed. A $500 nonrefundable deposit is due by July 3 to reserve your space. Balance is due July 18. Includes round-trip airfare, group transportation, some group foods/equipment, park fees, lodging and arranged group tours.

Free informational meeting: Monday, June 16, 6 p.m., room 215, SRC

Machu Picchu, The Inca trail & sacred valley, Peru November 21-29, 2014 Steamboat Ski & snowboard December 17-23, 2014

Please note: International trips require a doctor’s authorization for international travel to destination, as well as mandatory international student health insurance. These items typically cost the student an additional $10-$20. A passport for travel or visa is also required. Break trips may be available for course credit.

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Outdoor Equipment Rental Item

Price per day

Limit per person

Commuter bike***

Free

1

Tent (six-person)

$5/$6

2

Tent (four-person)

$4/$5

2

Tent (one/two -person)

$3/$4

2

Backpack w/cover (internal or external frame)

$3/$4

4

Sleeping bag

$3/$4

10

Ensolite pad

$2/$3

10

Cook kit (backpack or family)

$2/$3

4

Tarp (10’x10’ or larger)

$2/$3

4

Backpack stove**

$3/$4

4

2-burner stove**

$4/$6

4

Lantern**

$4/$6

4

Battery lantern

$2/$3

4

Water bottle

$1/$2

10

Poncho

$1/$2

10

Cooler

$3/$4

2

Whitewater Canoe*

$20/$25

1

Flatwater Canoe

$10/$12

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Lower level | Student Recreation Center (outside entrance adjacent to parking deck driveway) 404-413-1772 Hours of Operation Apr. 29-June 6: Mon. -Fri., noon-5 p.m. June 9-July 28: Mon. -Fri. , 10 a.m. -6 p.m. July 29-August 22: Mon. -Fri., noon-5 p.m. Equipment must be picked up and returned during the above hours only. Closures and Special Rental Deals Closed Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day: free day Closed Friday, July 4 for Independence Day: free day Closed August 9-17 for Maintenance Week: four day charge 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, tell 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. Rental Policies

1. Rental equipment is available for checkout to current GSU students, faculty and staff. GSU graduates must be members of the Student Recreation Center to enjoy this service. You Whitewater Kayak $12/$15 1 must present your Panther ID card. Recreational Kayak $8/$10 2 2. A $20 deposit must be left for any reservation or rental. Full (sit on top or sit in) payment for equipment is due when the equipment is picked up. 3. Deposit will be forfeited if reservation is not cancelled by Touring kayak $12/$15 1 5 p.m. on scheduled day of pick up. Car kit $2/$3 1 4. Advance reservations must be made IN PERSON. Wetsuit–Farmer John/Farmer Jane $4/$5 4 5. A Friday-Monday rental is assessed a two-day charge. 6. A $1 per item per day late fee is charged in addition to the Crash Pad $5/$7 2 daily rental fee. Exception: Bikes are charged $20 per day. Camp/canoe seat $2/$3 4 7. Additional charges will apply for any equipment returned wet * NOTE: Requires completion of Touch the Earth clinic or school and permission from the outdoor recreation and/or dirty (i.e. tents and stoves). coordinator. Call 404-413-1773 one week in advance. 8. Deposits may be held overnight for equipment needing ** Customers will receive a stove or lantern with the equivalent of one full canister at no additional charge. inspection if equipment is returned after 5:30 p.m. *** Rental period Monday-Friday, up to three consecutive days maximum. NO WEEKENDS. Helmet, lock, lamps 9. Upon return, all tents will receive a full set up inspection. are provided upon request. Late Fee $20/day.

Bike Shop We offer “while you wait” services and referrals to local bike shops for more complex issues. FREE services: pump air, seat height and brake adjustment. Fee services: tube replacement ($10), fix a flat with a patch ($7) or tube only ($7). We also have 15 New Fuji Bikes for FREE bike-share rental! Multiple sizes.

COST

Student/faculty, staff and recreation members

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Touch the Earth Climbing Wall & Bouldering Cave Inquiries: 404-413-1772

Wall Hours of Operation June 9-July 28 Mondays, Wednesdays: 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1-5 p.m. Fridays: 2-5 p.m. Open during Maymester or finals by special arrangement.Bouldering Cave open during normal building hours. Free Try Climbing Anytime No certification required. Bring your PantherCard. All equipment provided. Certification Clinics Includes belay skills, policies and procedures, and both a written and practical test. Good for one year. Register at least 24 hours in advance. $2/$4/$6 Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Certification Challenge

Experienced climbers may take the written and practical tests without the clinic. Good for one year. By appointment only, $2/$2/$6 Certification Renewal

Demonstrate practical skills to the on-duty climbing wall supervisor. Sign the Climbing Wall Agreement. Good for one year. No cost. 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

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. Bouldering Cave

The cave has both vertical and horizontal overhanging terrain. Any skill level may use it in a â&#x20AC;&#x153;no ropesâ&#x20AC;? 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: Carson Tortorige ctort@gsu.edu Inquiries: 404-413-1772 | recreation.gsu.edu/cp About the Program This program offers people 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 groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s preference. Groups may choose facilities and grounds from our our ropes course at Indian Creek Recreation Area, the downtown campus or off campus locations. Reservations Complete online reservation. Reserve date and make payment at least one month 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 to half day or a full day. Full day cost Up to $30 per GSU student. Up to $40 per GSU faculty/staff. Includes lunch. Other packages available at a lesser cost. Non-GSU groups must contact ChallengeProgram@gsu.edu for fee structure.

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Off Campus Facilities Indian Creek Recreation area Location: 900 South Indian Creek Drive Stone Mountain, Ga 30083

Pool and recreation area Contact: Adam Penn 404-413-4272 | aquatics@gsu.edu Enjoy our pools, picnic areas, sand volleyball courts and snack bar open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Private swim lessons available. Eligible users Current GSU students, faculty/staff and Recreation members.

Pool Day pass Faculty/staff/graduate $3 Per person, per visit. Guest $3 Per guest, per visit. Limit 3 guests per visit; must remain with member at all times.

Pool Season Pass Good for family access to the ICRA pool ONLY. Limited to mother, father, sibling, domestic partner, dependent children of Recreation Member. Current GSU students $50 Faculty/staff/graduate

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$60


Lodge Coordinator: Ellen Whitney 404-413-1794 | ewhitney2@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/staff departments for University approved meetings and for personal/social events by Recreation members. The lodge has a large meeting room, two breakout rooms, an open lobby reception area with fireplace, a catering kitchen, and front and rear decks with seating. 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/staff departments and Recreation members.

Panthersville Intramural Fields Location: 2401 Wildcat Road, Decatur, Ga 30034 Contact: Andy Hudgins 404-413-1765 | 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 Date

Time

Location

May

Memorial Day Bash Join us in welcoming in the 2014 Indian Creek pool season. Free food, games, and prizes! Free admission will be given during the event. Monday, May 26 noon-3 p.m. ICRA pool

JUNE

Lipids Don’t Lie – FREE Cholesterol Screening Limit 25 per session. Thursday, June 19 Thursday, June 19

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

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

SRC Lobby SRC Lobby

noon-3 p.m.

ICRA Pool Area

July

Independence Day Celebration Come celebrate with free ice cream, food, and games! Friday, July 4

Smart Summer Sundaes – FREE ice cream Discover healthy options for your favorite summer treat! Free ice cream to the first 50 participants! Thursday, July 10 noon-1 p.m. SRC Lobby

ICRA/Alumni Association Summer Festival Check out our updates! Zip line, inflatables, tour the lodge, play in the pool and free food. Saturday, July 19 11 a.m.-2 p.m. ICRA

September

Labor Day Luau Help us send the summer out in style. Free food, hula hoop and badminton contest! Monday, September 1 noon-3 p.m.

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Save the date for Team Georgia State

Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk 5K Thursday, September 11 â&#x20AC;˘ 6-8 p.m.

te a p i c i t r Pa eer! t n u l o v or

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Make a splash at the Indian Creek outdoor pool this summer!

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@GSURecreation

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