May 11, 2007

Summer Offerings


MARQUETTE, Mich. – Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports is offering several opportunities to get into shape for the summer months. Also available are camps for children. 
Beach Body X-Training
A six-week program targeting those areas which need a little extra help in toning for the beach season. Activities will include trail running, hiking, climbing along with water and sand resistance training. This activity meets twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. Begins on May 22 and ends on June 28. Cost is $30 and is open to Rec members only.
Circuit Training Course
This class includes 10 minutes of strength training, 40 minutes of circuit cardio training and10 minutes of core and flexibility training. Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 12-1 p.m. or 4:30-5:30 p.m. Begins May 21 and ends on June 21. Cost is $20 and is open to Rec members only.
Men’s Resistance Training
This is a resistance training program with men’s bodies in mind. Squat racks, press machines and free weights will be the primary means of toning and firming all of the major muscles. Sessions are twice a week, Monday and Wednesday from 6:15-7 p.m. Begins on May 21 and ends June 20. Cost is $25 and is open to Rec members only.
Personal Training
Buddy and individual personal training packages are available. Sign up for a six or 12-session package and receive a complimentary fitness assessment. Must sign up for a three-session minimum and be a current Rec member. 

Women’s Resistance Training
This popular program is designed with women’s bodies in mind. Band, balls and body bars will be the primary means of toning and firming all of the major muscles. Two sessions will be offered, Monday and Wednesday from 5:15-6 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday 5:15-6 p.m. Begins May 21 and ends on June 21. Cost is $15 and is open to Rec members only.
Summer Sports Camps
A total of 11 different camps will be offered. New for this year includes football for younger children, a strength and speed camp for anyone and track and field. Ages range from 8-18 years-of-age. Camps have filled up fast in the past. A registration form can be downloaded from www.nmu.edu/athletics or registration can be done over the phone.

Wildcat Kids Camp
This camp is a traditional summer camp for children entering the grades 1-6 in the fall. Each week is packed with games, activities and field trips which follow the theme of the week. A typical week may include arts and crafts, outdoor adventure activities, indoor rock climbing, swimming, ice skating and special guest presenters.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration may be done by telephone or in person at PEIF Office 126 or call 227-2519 to register by phone. For the most updated information and personalized attention stop by the office. For a complete schedule go to
www.nmu.edu/recreation, click on Youth Programs which will direct you to the Wildcat Summer Camp page.

For further information on any of the above activities, please call 227-2519.
 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
906-227-1013