Recreation Center

Wellness

Fall 2021 Schedule

HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals

American Heart Association Certification Course (Combination eLearning + In-Person)

Recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED + relieve choking safely.
Blended learning combination of self-directed eLearning (online portion) followed by a hands-on (in-person) session.
Online and in-person sessions require separate fees and registrations.
Certification by American Heart Associated is valid for 2 years upon successful completion of course.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members, All Other TMC Institutions + UT System Alumni

Dates
Offered the 2nd Tuesday of Every Month:
September 14th
October 12th
November 9th
December 14th

Times
12:00 - 1:00PM (For up to 6 participants.)
1:15 - 2:15PM (If 12:00PM class is full.)
2:30 - 3:30PM (If 1:15PM class is full.)
Participants will be assigned a class time upon enrolling.
Registration prior to day of class is recommended!

Entry Fee
Online Portion
Paid directly to the American Heart Association:
$31

Hands-On Session
Paid directly to the Recreation Center:
$20 - UTHealth Students
$25 - Current Rec Center Members
$30 - All Other Texas Medical Center Institutions or UT System Alumni

Registration
Step 1: Visit https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls to purchase + complete online training portion.
Step 2. Complete Registration Form, bring printed eLearning certificate + payment to the Rec Center to enroll for required hands-on session.
*******eLearning certificate must be submitted at time of hands-on registration.


1,200 Point Challenge

Log 1,200 minutes in this 6-week, self-paced challenge!
1 minute of exercise = 1 point. Think you've got what it takes?
Work out at the Rec Center, at home, outside or do whatever you want!
This is your challenge. Do what you love, when you can + track your own results.
Earn all 1,200 points and earn a prize!

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Challenge Dates
9/6 — 10/15 [Minutes due every Monday.]

Entry Fee
Free!

Registration
Registration opens 8/23.  To sign up, just complete the Registration Form!
Note: Link to Registration Form will only work during enrollment period: 8/23 to 9/3.
Entry deadline is 9/3.  Spots are limited!


Bench Competition

We're rewinding to 2020 with the Bench Press Competition!
1-rep max competition with a spotter.  How much can you put up?
Men's and Women's Divisions with multiple weight classes.
The first 50 competitors earn a prize!

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Competition
Depending on the turn out, it should only take a few minutes!
Stop by anytime during one of these windows:

Wednesday, 11/3 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM
or Thursday, 11/4 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM

Entry Fee
Free!

Registration
Registration opens 10/18.  To sign up, just complete the Registration Form!
Note: Link to Registration Form will only work during enrollment period: 10/18 to 11/2.
Entry deadline is 11/2.  Spots are limited!


Initial Consultation and Fitness Assessment (In-Person)

Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Identify strengths and opportunities in fitness and aide in setting attainable goals

Includes:

  • Body Composition Analysis
  • Cardiovascular Endurance Test
  • Muscular Strength/Endurance Test
  • Flexibility Test + 1 Personal Training Session

Pricing:

  • $40 - UTHealth Students
  • $60 - Rec Center Members
  • $85 - All Other TMC Institutions

*Appointment Required*

Call Corey Jefferson at 713-500-8427, Corey.Jefferson@uth.tmc.edu or stop by to set-up!

Available Monday - Friday (5:30AM - 2:30PM or 4:00PM - 8:00PM)


Personal Training (In-Person)

Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Your goals, fitness level, schedule and medical history are all vital.

As you progress, your Certified Personal Trainer will too.

Various sessions and packages are available by visiting the new Personal Training Rate Sheet.

*Appointment Required*

Contact Corey Jefferson, call 713-500-8427 or stop by to set-up!

Available Monday - Friday (5:30AM - 2:30PM or 4:00PM - 8:00PM)

Other days/time possibly available upon request.


Equipment Orientation (In-Person)

Gain confidence in the weight room and cardio area.
Learn equipment adjustments for proper biomechanics, safety and effectiveness.
Led by a Personal Trainer on a one-on-one or small group basis.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Availability
Appointment required!
Available Monday through Friday 6AM to 3PM.
Other days/times possibly available upon request.

Entry Fee
Free for UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Registration
Contact Corey Jefferson at 713-500-8427, Corey.Jefferson@uth.tmc.edu or stop by to set-up!