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Spring 2024 Wellness Schedule

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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:
January 9th
February 13th
March 12th
April 9th
May 14th

*Minimum # of participants must be met the Friday prior to class.

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!

Registration Fee
Online Portion
Paid directly to the American Heart Association:
$36

Hands-On Session
Paid directly to the Recreation Center:
$25 - UTHealth Students
$32 - Current Rec Center Members
$40 - 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.


Initial Consultation and Fitness Assessment (In-Person)

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
Body Fat Percentage

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Pricing
$30 - UTHealth Students
$35 - Rec Center Members
$50 - All Other TMC Institutions

Availability
Monday - Friday 5:30AM - 2:30PM.  Appointment required.
Contact Corey at [email protected] or 713-500-8427 to set up!


Personal Training (In-Person)

Your goals, fitness level, schedule and medical history are all vital.
As you progress, your Certified Personal Trainer will too.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Pricing
Various sessions and packages pricing information available here.

Availability
Monday - Friday 5:30AM - 2:30PM.  Appointment required.
Contact Corey at [email protected] or 713-500-8427 to set up!


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

Pricing
Free!

Availability

Monday through Friday 5:30AM to 2:30PM.  Appointment required.
Contact Corey at [email protected] or 713-500-8427 to set up!


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, at home, outside or do whatever you gets you going.
This is your challenge.  Do what you love, when you can + track your own results.
All earning 1,200 points earn a free T-SHIRT!

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students + Rec Center Members

Challenge Dates
6 Weeks: 1/29 - 3/8
Minutes due Mondays

Registration "Fee"
Includes: Motivation, accountability + all completing 1,200 points earn a free T-SHIRT!
Free for UTHealth Students + Rec Center Members

Registration
Registration is closed.

Questions?
Contact Corey at [email protected] or 713-500-8427.


Bench Press Competition

1-rep max competition to see who can put up the most weight!
Multiple categories available for weight and sex.
A Personal Trainer will spot for safety.

Eligibility
Open to All UTHealth Students + Current Rec Center Members
50 Participant Maximum
Spots are Limited to 50 Participants!

Competition Dates
Depending on the turn out, it should only take a few minutes!
Stop by anytime during one of these windows:
Tuesday, 3/5 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM
Wednesday, 3/6 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM

Registration "Fee"
Includes: T-SHIRT for the first 50 finishers, SWEATSHIRT for Division Winners and friendly competition!
Free for UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Registration
Registration is closed.

Questions?
Contact Corey at [email protected] or 713-500-8427.

Ironman Challenge

Run, bike + swim over 200 miles total in this 6-week, self-paced challenge.
Get laps in our pool, spin on our bikes, run on our treadmills or outdoor trail or do it on your own!
This is your challenge to log more miles than ever.  Because one sport isn't hard enough.
Go where like, when you can + track your own results.
All completing the Ironman Challenge earn a free T-SHIRT!

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students + Rec Center Members

Challenge Dates
6 Weeks: 3/11 - 4/19
Miles due Mondays

Registration "Fee"
Includes: Motivation, accountability + all completing the Ironman Challenge earn a free T-SHIRT!
Free for UTHealth Students + Rec Center Members

Registration
Registration is closed.