Health & Fitness

We strive to offer a variety of classes to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Join us in a safe and motivating environment that will keep you moving! Call the SRC at 826-4197 or check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/StudentRecreationCenter to find more fitness classes.

Lap Swimming

Fall Semester

Adults can utilize our lanes for lap swimming and exercise any hour the facility is open.

Water Exercise

Fall Semester

These classes are one-hour long, medium intensity aerobic workouts. Tuesday and Thursday mornings class is held in the deep end area and all other classes are held in the four-foot lap lanes.

Day and Time: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 7:30- 8:30am, Tuesday & Thursday • 8:30 - 9:30am (deep water) & Monday - Friday • 7:00 - 8:00pm

Prenatal & Post-Partum Exercise

Fall Semester

This class is designed for expectant mothers and new mothers who would like to begin or continue an exercise routine.

Day and Time: 
Monday - Friday • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Adaptive Aquatics

Fall Semester

Come and bring your child of exceptional needs to this fun and safe environment. Facilitated by our trained staff, Adaptive Aquatics will reinforce basic water safety in the presence of fun and exciting games.

Day and Time: 
Friday • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Isshinryu Karate

September 3 - October 13

If you are looking for an activity that provides a workout with the benefit of learning a practical form of self-defense, this may be for you. Beginners are welcome! Isshinryu Karate is a classical style of Okinawan Karate. Participants learn basic, forms (kata), sparring techniques and a direct, effective form of self-defense. Robert Sherman, eighth degree black belt and chief instructor, has taught Isshinryu Karate concurrently at HSU since 1979.

Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $45 All Others (Both Options: $70 HSU Students • $80 All Others)
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126

Tae Kwon Do

September 8 - December 17
Tae Kwon Do increases your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility while teaching you effective self-defense techniques in realistic situations. Whether you are new to the Martial Arts, or already experienced, our proven method of instruction will help you succeed. Students can test for their first belt at the end of the semester and can attend additional classes at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, here in Arcata.
Program Fee: 
$75 HSU Students • $90 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:00 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The first two weeks are at HSU's Recreation & Wellness Center Room 125, the following weeks at Sun Yi’s Academy of Tae Kwon Do, Arcata
Notes: 
An additional $20 will be collected at the first class meeting to cover the cost of the uniform.

Spin

September 8 - October 8
Spinning is a non-impact, highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. This class includes 40 minutes of high intensity cardio set to music with a 10 minute cool down and stretch period. This class is appropriate for all levels. Class size is limited-register early! A wheelchair accessible station is available with 1 day advance notice.
Program Fee: 
Mondays & Wednesdays • 5:30 – 6:15 PM OR Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 - 7:45 PM
Program Fee Includes: 
$25 HSU Students • $35 All Others (Both Options: $40 HSU Students • $55 All Others)
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 126

Yoga

September 9 - October 9
Vinyasa flow yoga classes offer a creative and unique sequence of poses that are richly infused with classical yoga teachings, alignment, breathing, and meditation to calm the mind and open the heart. This class is designed to build warmth, mobilize joints, and get energy flowing through stretching the connective tissues and releasing the hips, hamstrings, shoulders and back, and using therapeutic breath throughout the practice. This is a fun class with sequences from various schools of yoga. Cultivate inner awareness while building strength and flexibility.
Program Fee: 
$20 HSU Students • $30 All Others (Both Options: $30 HSU Students • $35 All Others)
Drop-In Fee: 
$2 HSU Students • $3 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays • 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 125

Core Attack

September 9 - October 9
This 30 minute class targets your core (i.e., abdominals, obliques, gluteals, spinal erectors, hip extensors, etc.) through a variety of exercises all the while improving core stability, core strength, core endurance, hip mobility, coordination, and balance.
Program Fee: 
$15 HSU Students • $20 All Others (Both Options: $25 HSU Students • $35 All Others)
Drop-In Fee: 
$2 HSU Students • $3 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesday & Thursday • 5:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: 
HSU Campus, West Gym

Power Hour

September 9 - October 9
A boot camp style course designed to burn a large amount of calories in a short period of time. Push your body through various resistance, body-weight, plyometric, and functional training movements that will challenge your physical and mental strength. This class will give you variety and enjoyment, whether you are in advance physical shape or just starting out at working at intense levels of physical exertion.
Program Fee: 
FREE
Drop-In Fee: 
FREE
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays & Thursdays • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: 
HSU Campus, West Gym

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