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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Recreation and Wellness

Join us for the Intramural Sports Annual Golf Tournament, Oct. 19

Join us on Saturday, Oct.19, at 1:00 p.m., for the Intramural Sports Annual Tournament. Location: Pembroke Lakes Golf Course Cost: $25 per NSU student and $35 per NSU faculty/staff member Registration deadline: October 16 Click here to register! The tournament is a two-person scramble. Limited to the first 72 participants….


Want to Become a Personal Trainer? Get Certified Now

Sign up today at www.acsm.org and get prepared for the American College of Sports Medicine Certification Exam, to prepare you to become a personal trainer. ACSM Certification Workshops will be held at NSU’s main campus, at the Rosenthal Student Center, room 200: October 4 – 1:00 to 9:30 p.m. October…


Join the Dance Jam, Sept. 17

Join instructors, Greta and Maria, for Dance Jam! Dance and have fun to the hottest Hip-Hop and Zumba beats played by a live DJ!  Dance Jam Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. RecPlex (located at the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus) Basketball Court, second floor This is a…


Sign up for NSU Campus Recreation’s 5K training program: LAND SHARKS

Get ready for your first 5K, or improve your performance since your last race. Whether you walk or run, join NSU Campus Recreation’s new 5K training program: LAND SHARKS Sign up today! MUST Register by Aug. 20 Program begins Friday, AUG. 23 Register at www.rec.nova.edu/fitness/landsharks.html. For more information, call (954) 262-7018…


Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 points Most improved Curl-ups…


Want Stronger Bones? Try Weight Bearing Exercises at Rec Plex

Did you know that weight bearing exercises not only strengthen your muscles but also helps to build bone density?  Let us help you get stronger! Personal Training Special for Faculty/Staff RecPlex Members:  Buy any training package during the month of July and receive the student rate. Stop by or call…


Red, White & Blue Spin Ride, July 4

Start off Independence Day right! Join us 9:00 – 10:30 am on July 4 for a special 90-minute Red White and Blue Spin Ride! Cost is $5 for members/students and $12 for non-members. Limit 35 participants. Reserve your spot today at the RecPlex service desk! For more information, please call…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


Want Stronger Bones? Let the RecPlex help!

Did you know that weight bearing exercises not only strengthen your muscles but also helps to build bone density?  Let us help you get stronger! Check out the Personal Training packages that will fit your needs. See flyer for details…


RecPlex offers Free Week Membership

Membership Tryouts let you experience all you can to see if this is the right place for you.  No obligation.  Bring a friend!  Start incorporating exercise into your daily routine and see how good you will feel! Sign up during free week and don’t pay until March 1st!


Campus Recreation Instructional Programs for the Winter Semester

BELLY DANCING  Instructional Program Belly Dancing lessons are back!  Beginning Jan. 24, our new Belly dancing instructor Nicole will begin teaching this six week course.  The class will meet once a week for 6 weeks on Thursdays at 7 pm.  There are so many benefits to taking this course! You…


Give Yourself the Gift of Health

Don’t buy gifts for everyone else and neglect yourself! You deserve the Gift of Health… Sign up for a membership at the NSU RecPlex from Nov. 23 through December 21, 2012, and make no payments until January 1, 2013!  Start your resolution NOW to get into shape! There are numerous…


RecPlex Holiday Hours

Mark your exercise calendar for the following holiday hours at the RecPlex: Hours for December 2012: Monday, 12/17 – Friday, 12/21; 6am-8pm Saturday, 12/22; 8am-2pm Sunday, 12/23; 10am-2pm Monday, 12/24 – Tuesday, 1/1/13 – NSU and RecPlex Closed for Winter Break Wednesday, 1/2/13 – Normal hours resume


Personal Training Promotion

From now through Dec. 23, the NSU RecPlex will be giving away a FREE personal training session for every four that is purchased. •    Buy a package of four sessions, and get one free. •    Buy a package of eight sessions, and get two free. •    Buy a package of…


Try out the RecPlex for FREE, Ends Oct. 20

All NSU employees, alumni, students, and their families are welcome to come to the NSU RecPlex for FREE during Membership Tryouts Oct. 14-20. Find out what you’ve been missing, and enjoy all that the RecPlex has to offer: brand new equipment, 50+ group exercise classes a week, swimming pool, and…


Register for and Attend the ACSM Certification Workshop to Become a Personal Trainer

Interested in becoming a Personal Trainer? Sign up today at www.acsm.org/register to prepare for the American College of Sports Medicine Exam. The 3-day ACSM Certification Workshop will be held in Room 218 of the Rosenthal Student Center on the following dates: Oct. 19: 1:00-9:30p.m. Oct. 20: 8:00a.m.-5:30p.m. Oct. 21: 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m….


Register TODAY and participate in NSU’s Annual Shark Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, Oct. 14

The Shark Shuffle 5K Run/Walk returns to Nova Southeastern University’s main campus in Davie, FL., on Sunday, Oct. 14 beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Shark Shuffle is designed to promote health and wellness among the NSU community and raise funds to provide scholarships and prizes for students. It will take…


‘Slimming with Sharks’ Cuts Program Costs, Extends Deadline to Oct. 22

Worried about the financial cost? Don’t! NSU’s Wellness Initiative has taken a shark bite out of the price!  NSU’s Slimming With Sharks Program, formerly known as NSU’s Biggest Loser Program, wants YOU to get fit, feel great and have fun! The 16-week program costs $595 in total, but 10 scholarships…


Register for the Intramural Sports Annual Golf Tournament

The Intramural Sports Annual Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Pembroke Lakes Golf Course. The cost to participate is $25 for NSU students and $35, for NSU faculty and staff members. Register online at https://www.nova.edu/webforms/rec/intramural.html by Sept. 28. This tournament is a two-person scramble,…


Fall Campus Recreation Instructional Programs

Take Ballroom Dancing & Learn to Tango! Have you ever wanted to learn the Tango?  Beginning on Monday, Sept. 10, you can take Ballroom Dancing lessons and learn the Tango.  The class will be held in the RecPlex, Multi Purpose room 1, 8:00 – 9:00 pm.    The session is four…


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