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MIT Recreation’s Monthly Newsletter

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FEBRUARY 2014 Hearty New Topics P.1 Programs & Services P.2


February 3rd – 8th – Try and class for FREE!


Interested in a few group exercise classes but not ready to buy the full class pass yet? Then stop by the week of February 3rd to test any class out for FREE! Visit the Vassar desk in the Zesiger Center or the Fitness desk in Alumni/Wang to snatch a class pass and test your fitness out today! - See the full class schedule here - Email with questions

Healthy Heart


New Classes offered during IAP/Spring Semester!

Beginning Diving – February 1st, 9-10 am This clinic is designed for swimmers who have never had the opportunity to learn to dive. Start from the beginning of proper water entry progressing through diving from the side and for our bravest participants to diving from the starting blocks. Read more and register today here!

Valentine’s Day is near and this February represents the 50th anniversary of the establishment of American Heart Month from the American Heart Association (AHA). Participate in the celebration by getting your Blood Pressure checked for FREE at MIT Recreation! We are also offering an additional month for FREE to NEW members who purchase an annual membership!

Swim Clinics

Open water/Triathlon Swimming Safety - February 8th, 10-11 am Interested in open water swimming or preparing for a Triathlon? Let our instructors share some tips and tricks for navigating and staying safe during open water swims. Learn skills for sighting and drafting, swimming in a pack and tips for staying safe and enjoying your time in open water. Register here!

*See Front Desk for details

Alan Beatrice, Staff Accountant Lab for Nuclear Sciences, MIT


Schedules, Events, Programs, & More!

February 3rd: GetFit@MIT starts!  The MIT Medical hosted event runs Feb 3 – Apr 27 February 10th: Quarter 3 Instructional Programs Begin  Visit or click here to see all available classes February 15th & 16th: MIAA High School State Championships  Limited Rec Swim: Z-Center: 7a-12p, 4p-8p, A/W Open: 8a-3p February 17th: President’s Day  Z-Center: 2p-9p, A/W: CLOSED February 19th – 22nd: NEC D1 Championship (Limited Rec Swim)  Feb 19th: Z-Center: 8-12p, 2p-5p  Feb 20th: Z-Center: 9:30a-1p, 5:30p-9p  Feb 21st: Z-Center: 7a-1p, 5p-8:30p  Feb 22nd: Z-Center: 7a-2p, 5:30p-8:30p February 19th: NIRSA National Fitness Day Celebration  All-day fitness events in Z & A/W Centers!  Indoor 5K, Social Media Challenge, Prizes and more! *For Open Recreation Swimming Pool Hours, Click Here!

Lauren Hanley

Assistant Fitness Director Alumni/Wang

If you have taken a Group Exercise class lately, you probably have met one of MIT Recreation’s enthusiastic instructors, Lauren Hanley. Lauren is also the Assistant What else is happening? Fitness Director for the MIT Sloan – Gym Facility Usage Survey Alumni/Wang Center. Read Give gift of membership this holiday season to arecruiting friend orparticipants family member. to get started, if youlife purchase Inthe February, researchers from MIT Sloan will be for a As an incentive more about Lauren’s outsideor renew an Annual 6-month membership the monthofofthe January, you will held receive a chance tohere: spin our ‘Wheel of survey on gymor facility usage. Receive $5during for completion surveys being of MIT Wellness’ offering several great prizes including an additional month in the beginning of the month in the main corridor of the Z-Center! Who We Are


Click the link to get started: JOIN or RENEW NOW! GetFit@MIT New Aquatics & Fitness Tips  Discount DAPER Trial Passes of the Month! o Did you know all getfit@mit participants are eligible for a discounted, New Fitness Classes for Quarter Aquatics: Breathing Techniques Recreational Sports 4-month trial pass? In addition, you may be eligible Two! for a $150 rebate from your health insurer! Learn more here!  Special 1-Time GetFit@MIT Classes Fitness Tip of Date Time Class Location the Month! Aquatics Tip 2.4.14 5:30p – 6p Zesiger Center Tour Zesiger Main Lobby of the Month! 2.7.14 11:30p – 1p Intro to Skate & Free Skate Johnson Ice Arena 2.10.14 5p – 6p Pilates A/W Studio Fitness: 2.13.14 12p – 1p Pool Tools Zesiger Pool Dynamic Plank  2.19.14 12:15p – 1p Functional Training 2nd Floor Fitness 2.24.14 6p – 7p Efficient FreeStyle ZesigerPool


ARC Dates to Remember:

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 Babysitters Training: February 18th  Lifeguard Training: February 28th – March 2nd

 First Aid: February 12th  CPR: February 12th

Stand Up Paddleboarding Classes Sponsored by EMS  Take your fitness to a new level all on a stand up paddle board in the indoor pool! Register here! Find us on Social Media:

Contact Us: Zesiger Center 120 Vassar St W35 Cambridge, MA 02139 617.452.3690

A/W Center 32 Vassar St, Bldg 57 Cambridge, MA 02139 617.253.2005

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MIT Recreation's Newletter - February 2014  

MIT Recreation's monthly newsletter informing patrons of current and future programs, new amenities, and more.

MIT Recreation's Newletter - February 2014  

MIT Recreation's monthly newsletter informing patrons of current and future programs, new amenities, and more.