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Recreation and Wellness

Register for Adult Swim Lessons

Want to learn how to swim for the first time? OR maybe you want to refine your stroke a little and learn better technique. Then adult group lessons are for you. Session 1: March 13 – April 6 Session 2: April 17 – May 11 Learning the Basics 5:00 p.m….


Youth Swim Lessons Available

Youth Swim Lessons are now open for registration with our NSU Aquatics Institute. We offer detailed descriptions about each level on our website, www.rec.nova.edu, which will help you decide. If you are still not sure, contact us and we will do our best to guide you. However, until we get…


Register for Intramural 7v7 Soccer

Is your department in need of team building activities? If not, have you ever wanted to relive the glory days to show off your sports skills? If you answered yes to either of the questions above, go register for any of our Intramural (IM) Sports offered during the spring 2017…


#NSUFindYourStrong: Eating Well – Oatmeal Trials and Tribulations

Few foods have made the turn from meal time staple, to trendy alternative treatment, the way oatmeal has. While it seems ridiculous that mothers who insist that bowls of plain, beige-colored stuff is good for you could have something in common with self-proclaimed fitness gurus who advocate bathing in the…


Improve your technique at NSU’s Free Swim Clinics

We pride ourselves on giving you unique advice for your swim stroke designed for whatever your build, experience, and speed. We can be specific to your needs because of our deep understanding of each stroke and proven experience of improving past participants over the years. As you’d expect, parts of…


#NSUFindYourStrong: Best time to Work Out

Many of us have probably heard our friends’ spiels about why we should work out at some time of day or another. The truth is, there’s no proof that exercising at a certain time of day makes your work out more or less effective. However, the time in which you…


#NSUFindYourStrong: Exercise and Mental Wellness

Elle Woods’ comment in Legally Blonde that, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands,” is played as a joke, but she does have a point. At least, she has a point about exercise and endorphins leading to happiness. We will not comment…


#NSUFindYourStrong: Making Wellness a Habit

The New Year is already rolling, but can the same be said for our New Year’s resolutions? No matter what aspect of your life you’re trying to improve, whether it’s physical health or mental well-being, it can be difficult to follow through on these commitments we make to ourselves. How…


#NSUFindYourStrong: You are What You Eat

What you put on your plate matters, beyond how many calories it sums up to. For example, eating excessive amounts of processed grains, such as white rice, white potatoes, or white flour pasta, is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. This risk becomes even more pronounced when…


#NSUFindYourStrong: Shoes for Every Occasion; especially Working Out

Not all shoes were created equal – so how do you decide which athletic shoes to buy? When comparing dress shoes and flip flops that may seem obvious, but when searching for a pair of athletic shoes, all the sneakers may seem to blend together. For that reason, here are…


Register for Intramural Sports this Winter Semester

Is your department in need of team building activities? If not, have you ever wanted to relive the glory days to show off your sports skills? If you answered yes to either of the questions above, go register for any of our Intramural (IM) Sports offered during the spring 2017…


Outdoor Adventures Winter 2017 Trips

Need to get away from the urban lifestyle for a weekend or even a day? If so, go register for any of our Outdoor Adventure Trips offered in winter 2017 for the experience of a lifetime! Join us for our next adventure as we climb, hike, kayak, paddle, camp, and…


Want to be a Lifeguard? Train with us!

Have you ever wanted to be a lifeguard, or know anyone that does? If so, go register for any of our Lifeguard Training courses offered during January – April 2017 today! This course will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and…


Platinum Pro5000 Diver Award — Congratulations Genevieve Sparg!

The SSI Platinum Pro5000 Diver award is to recognize the world’s most elite water explorers in the industry. The list of recipients is a “who’s who” of diving, containing the world’s most prominent dive leaders, scientists, photographers, manufacturers, retailers, and resort operators. The roots of the Platinum Pro 5000 Diver…


Sharks on Wheels, Bike Rental Program offered at RecPlex

The Office of Recreation and Wellness is offering bike rentals for students. Who: For NSU students only Cost: FREE! Just show your NSU SharkCard What: Get a beach cruiser bike, helmet and lock with key Where: RecPlex facility within the Don Taft University Center When: Rentals are done daily during…


Pink it Out

Together we can raise breast cancer awareness. Join us on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from Noon–1:00 p.m. at the Don Taft University Center, Spine. Free shirts, giveaways, food and much more! Free for Students. For more information, please contact wellness@nova.edu or (954) 262-7301


Mindful Eating Workshop with Nutritionist Marilyn Gordon

Join Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., for eight total sessions starting September 26 through November 16. Learn about Nutrition, Yoga and Chakra exploration. Cost is $30 (Includes journal and Chakra bracelet). Space is limited. For NSU students only. Mondays, 3:30–5:00 p.m. RecWell Multipurpose Room 3 For more information, email wellness@nova.edu or call…


RecPlex hosts Log Rolling Drop In

Drop in at RecWell Leisure Pool and learn how to log roll and get exercise in a different way. Drop in hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00–5:00 p.m. For more information on NSU Aquatics Programs, visit www.nova.edu/nsuaquatics.    


Attention! It’s No Shave November

Together we can raise men’s health awareness. Join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from noon–1:00 p.m. at the Don Taft University Center, Spine. Free shirts, giveaways, food and much more. Free for students For more information, please contact wellness@nova.edu or (954) 262-7301. No-Shave November is a month-long journey during…


Learn about becoming an Intramural Referee at upcoming Interest Meeting, Aug. 23

Looking for a job? Interested in being an intramural referee for the 2016–2017 school year? Attend our Interest meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 5:00–6:00 p.m. at the Rosenthal Student Center, 200 For more information, contact Michael Birch at mbirch@nova.edu or (954) 262-7305.  


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