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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

Registration for Land Sharks Walking/Running Program Closes Aug. 8

NSU’s Campus Recreation is offering a new walking/running program, called Land Sharks, for people of any fitness level who are interested in the ultimate 5K training program. Are you interested in running or walking a 5K? Do you want to improve your 5K running time? Do you want to be…

Remember Disco? It’s time to get your Groove Back!

The glitter ball is calling your name! Grab your partner and “hustle” over to the RecPlex for Disco classes!  See flyer for details…

Campus Recreation Offers Ballroom Dancing

Campus Recreation is offering the following Ballroom Dancing sessions at the RecPlex. For more information about any of these classes, please contact Mike Prociuk at prociuk@nova.edu. To register, please call 954-262-7301. SALSA Have you ever wanted to learn the Salsa? Now is your chance! Campus Recreation is offering Ballroom Dancing…

Intramural Sports 8-Ball Billiards Tournament Begins Apr. 25

Men’s, women’s and co-recreational teams are welcome to compete in the 8-Ball Billiards Tournament scheduled for Apr. 25 at the Flight Deck. See flyer for details…

Intramural Sports Badminton Tournament, Apr. 4

The RecPlex will host an Intramural Sports Badminton Tournament in April. See flyer for details…

Healthy Sharks – Get Ready for Wellness Day, Mar. 30

It’s time for Wellness Day on Mar. 30 – come out and enjoy a healthy lunch on the Library Quad. See flyer for details…

The Shark Shuffle is Back!

We  missed it and now it’s back for 2011! Save the Date and begin training! The Shark Shuffle 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9 on NSU’s main campus. More details to follow later this year….

Golf Instructional Program Begins Mar. 19!

Tired of that wicked slice or hook? Just want to shave a couple strokes off your game? Campus Recreation is proud to announce the winter’s first golf Instructional Program scheduled to begin on Saturday, Mar. 19. There will be a full six week session taking place on Saturdays at 9:00…

Let’s Salsa! Classes begin March 15

Sign up now for the new dance series, Salsa! Check out the flyer for details…

NSU’s Biggest Loser Program Update!

NSU’s 2011 Biggest Loser program is off to a great start. Our contestants are working out three times per week for 90 minutes each time, and it is already beginning to pay-off.  Last week they were treated to a vigorous regimen at the Fire Academy! See their progress on the…

Do you have what it takes to be a Personal Trainer?

Now is the time to think about becoming certified as a personal trainer! See flyer for details…

“11 Tips to Make Your 2011 Healthier” from NSU’s Biggest Loser Program’s Nutritionist

Wondering how to stay on track and avoid temptations that might derail your 2011 weight loss efforts? Then get inspired and follow along with 18 local students and staff from NSU as they embark on the fifth annual NSU’s Biggest Loser challenge. Learn more here. To jump start your own…

Biggest Loser Program Begins! Here are the participants…

Congratulations to the 2011 Biggest Loser participants! The journey begins Jan. 10 for… Nancy Lehmann, Fischler School of Education Mark Carnemolla, College of Osteopathic Medicine Kesha Clacken, Shepard Broad Law Center Kristen Fisher, Center for Psychological Studies Paul Greenman, College of Osteopathic Medicine Amy Harvey, Enrollment Processing Services Helen Hagedorn, Huizenga…

What’s New at the RecPlex!

The NSU RecPlex can help you start the new year off with a revitalized exercise regiment!  Check out the new programs we are offering in 2011: Xtreme Fitness: Want a high-intensity, advanced, outdoor workout? Try twice a week with a personal trainer flipping tires, running with a parachute, rope swinging…

Schedule your workouts! RecPlex Holiday Hours

Beginning this week until after the new year, the RecPlex has special holiday hours. Check them out…

Get in shape for the holidays

Sign up with a friend for the RecPlex’s special offer: Buy One Membership and Get One Free! That’s about the cost of one latte a week, per membership. The earlier you start, the more you’ll save. Not only can you benefit from all that the RecPlex has to offer, but…

Maximize your efforts with Personal Training Plus!

Campus Recreation now offers Personal Training Plus, a program that offers     individualized nutritional counseling in addition to your 1-on-1 workshops with a personal trainer.  This added feature will help you in taking proactive steps towards reaching your health and fitness goals, improving your self-esteem and your quality of life. See…

Get ready for the holidays — Shark Shape Up Program Begins!

Train with NSU’s Biggest Loser trainers and enjoy nutrition sessions with NSU’s Registered Dietician/Nutritionist without leaving your office! Learn more about the program by clicking on Shark Shape Up.

Don’t Delay! Apply for NSU’s Biggest Loser Program

NSU’s Biggest Losers Program had its most successful year to date last year, when the winner lost more than 50 pounds and several other participants lost more than 30 pounds. This time may just be the chance you’ve been waiting for: will you be our next Biggest Loser? If you’re…

Yoga 101 Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 24

Yoga 101 Workshop will be held Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m–12:30 p.m. Only 20 spots are available. SIGN UP NOW at the front desk in the Don Taft University Center. This workshop includes: yoga asanas (postures) explanation and practice of pranayama (breathing techniques) pose breakdown with an emphasis on proper alignment…

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