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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

Recreation and Wellness

Land Sharks 5K Training – Register by Aug. 13

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. Sign up today! Registration deadline: August 13, 2012 www.rec.nova.edu/fitness/landsharks.html Limited to 20 participants. First come, first serve. Participation Fee: $50. For more information,…

Red, White & Blue Spin Ride on Independence Day!

The RecPlex is hosting a Red, White & Blue Spin Ride on Wednesday, July 4, 9:00 -10:30 am. Cost is $5.00 for members & NSU students; Non-member: $7.00 additional guest fee is applicable. For more information, call 954-262-7301 or send email to recwell@nova.edu.

Jump in the Pool for a great workout – RecPlex offers Aqua Boot Camp

If you love being outdoors but can’t stand the heat, try working out in the pool! If you are looking for a high-intensity cardio workout, try Aqua Boot Camp. Aqua Boot Camp is a free group exercise class for RecPlex members. Held on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 5:30 to 6:30…

Get ready for NSU’s Campus Recreation Golf League

The summer is almost here and that means it is time to think about competing in the NSU Campus Recreation Golf League! We are pleased to offer to all faculty, students, and staff the opportunity to play in our annual summer golf league!  Play will begin on Thursday, May 3…

Demo Days: Belly Dancing and Martial Arts, Apr. 17, 19 & 21

Come to the Rec Plex for FREE demonstrations of Belly Dancing and Martial Arts! Belly Dancing: Whether your intention is for fun, fitness, or future performing, you will be introduced to a new world of thinking and moving with Belly Dance. Learn to belly dance, meet new friends, laugh, exercise,…

NSU Wellness Day, Mar. 21

The Nova Southeastern University community is invited to participate in the annual NSU Wellness Day, which will take place on the grounds in front of the Alvin Sherman Library on Wednesday Mar. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. One of Wellness Day’s goals is to get employees and students…

RecPlex offers Free Week – offer ends Feb. 25

Campus Recreation currently offer the following programs: RecPlex Membership Referral Program Pair up, it pays!  Current RexPlex members who refer a new member will receive one month credit towards their membership dues.  Share all the facility has to offer with a friend!  Please contact the membership office for more information…

Join in for Circuit Blast class on National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day

February 22, 1950, is the founding date of National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day and in 1999, members voted to proclaim this a day for nationwide focus on the positive benefits of recreational sports, fitness and wellness- Join us as we celebrate a day of fitness and health with a…

Do you want to become a Personal Trainer?

Attend the ACSM Certification workshop in February…contact Marcela Sandigo for more information: 954-262-7018 or pmarcela@nova.edu.

Dance Classes offered by Campus Recreation

The Office of Campus Recreation will offer Dance Classes in  Ballroom, Salsa and Belly dancing  beginning this month.

NSU’s 2012 Biggest Loser Weight-Loss Challenge Begins

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? Then get inspired and follow along with 15 local students and staff from NSU as they embark on the school’s 7th Annual NSU’s Biggest Loser challenge. Based on the popular NBC television show by the same name, NSU’s Biggest…

Join the RecPlex now and make no payments until January!

Get in shape BEFORE the holiday season!! See the flyer for details…

Flexible scheduling for employees who wish to make health and fitness a part of their workday!

The Plus 30 program is designed to assist and encourage employees who wish to incorporate health and wellness activities as part of their daily routine. The Plus 30 program allows employees to modify their traditional workday to provide time to exercise and recreate at the NSU RecPlex and/or take advantage…

Thriller Triathlon at RecPlex, Oct. 26

The RecPlex Recreational Complex will host a triathlon from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26. It promises to be a heart-pounding, spell-binding, riveting experience. Registration is open throughout the day of the event. For more information, please email pmarcela@nova.edu. See you there!

Self Awareness Course offered at the RecPlex, Oct. 24

A six week Self Awareness Course will be offered at the RecPlex beginning Oct. 24. See flyer for details… or send email to prociuk@nova.edu.

Enjoy Free Week at the RecPlex until Oct. 9

Try out the RecPlex during the free week at the RecPlex! Sign up for membership during the Free Week and enjoy one month for free. See flyer for details…

Want to Be NSU’s Next “Biggest Loser”? Then Apply Now, Deadline: Oct. 12

In the first six years of NSU’s Biggest Loser challenge, the 70 employees and students who completed the program lost a combined total of 1,730 pounds – an average of 25 pounds per participant! Inspired by the popular television show, NSU’s Biggest Loser takes 18 participants through a 16-week weight-loss…

Become a Personal Trainer – 3 Day Certification Workshop begins Sept. 23

Take the American College of Sports Medicine Certification Exam and become a personal trainer. Certification workshops scheduled. See flyer…

Sign up Now for Instruction Classes at the RecPlex!

For the fall semester, the RecPlex is offering a new series of instruction classes. For more information, see flyers for: Flag Football Belly Dancing Golf Instructional Program Ballroom Dancing Salsa Tennis – Six Weeks.

What’s New at the RecPlex

You asked for it – you got it! Lots of new exercise classes offered at RecPlex! Check it out…. 30-30-30 90 minutes of Spinning, Running, and Swimming! Join coach Laura, who has more than 20 years of triathlon-training experience, as she coaches you through a simulation of triathlon-style aerobic class….

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