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Taking it outside when the weather permits

Fall Noon Wellness
Monday & Wednesday
August 28-September 27, Noon - 1 pm

Total body workouts that fit into your noon lunch hour. Complete fitness experience with Fran & Marjorie. Two instructors who care about your fitness goals. Sessions will alternate between Power resistance training, high intensity intervals, circuit training, and outside workouts.

Level: All levels are welcome
Credit: Non-Credit
Muscle Groups: Full body workout every class
Sign-up/Cost:  Buy drop-in and punch passes at the REC Center service desk.

  • REC Members: $5 drop-in or $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). See the Cardio Punch Pass tab above for more info.
  • *UAS students taking 12 and more credits free.
  • *Affiliates: $10 drop-in fee.

* Affiliates are UAS Faculty and Staff or Alumni & Friends members that do not have REC Center membership.
* UAS Whale Card & proof of UAS enrollment in 12 or greater credits must be shown at REC Service Desk to qualify for free access to Noontime    Cardio.

No community access without REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

New Fall 2016

Purchase a Cardio Punch Card with confidence knowing it can be used the semester of purchase as well as the adjoining semester (REC membership must be maintained/current). Now REC members can purchase 10 session passes at $40, saving you $10 over the $5 daily drop-in.

Good: Non-credit Noontime Cardio & Evening Cardio (if available) sponsored by the REC
Sign-up/Cost: Sign up and pay at the REC Center service desk. Cardio Punch Cards will be kept on file and punched when signing into facility.

  • REC Members: $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). May purchase multiple cards.
  • Affiliates: Must upgrade to REC member prior to purchase.

Personal Training w/Fran

Are you interested in starting a fitness program designed specifically with your own personal needs and busy schedule in mind? If so, then you need a personal trainer!

Meet your Personal Trainer

Frances Polumsky

  • American Council on Exercise Certified personal trainer with over 20 years of experience
  • B.S in physical education from Boise State University
  • Instructed Physical Education at Juneau Douglas High School and currently for University of Alaska Southeast
  • Certified Instructor for: Group Cycling (Spinning), Body Pump, Group Exercise, Strong Women, and Zumba.

Why Personal Train

Three primary reasons to have a personal trainer are education, direction and motivation.

  • You’ll learn how to achieve your goals, using an individualized program while receiving instruction and encouragement
  • This has proven to be a successful means of achieving personal fitness goals
  • For many people, success is possible as they are able to learn and see results while having fun!

Training Packages

  • Single Session: $45
  • Package #1 (3 sessions)
    $40 per session = $120 total
  • Package #2 (6 sessions)
    $38 per session = $228 total
  • Package #3 (12 sessions)
    $36 per session = $432 total

Download the PT brochure for more information.

Take a Class

The School of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of Physical Education and Outdoor Studies courses that utilize the resources of the Recreation Center.

Whether you need the structure that a class provides to insure you stay active, want to learn a technical skill in an ODS course, or just interested in learning something new, the REC Center welcomes all students. From the list below open the class details by selecting the course title. If hosted at the REC this will be clearly indicated in the Meets column.

View Full UAS Schedule

PE Classes: Fall - 2017


The course is an investigation of fitness and health: Body structure and functions, emotional and social health, environmental impact on health, sound nutrition, prevention and treatment of childhood illness and common health problems, and media influences.

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73308JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/30 - 9/27

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with high speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. or call 1-800-325-3252. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

Emphasis on core strengthening activities, total body strength training, aerobic conditioning and flexibility performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats, up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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73309J01Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
11:30a - 1:00p
8/29 - 10/26

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

Focus is on technique, conditioning and cardiovascular performance. Workouts include all terrain, hill, intervals, strength and conditioning rides and race day. Resistance training component is designed to improve cycling cycling performance. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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75420J02Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
5:15p - 6:45p
8/29 - 10/26

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

Students will learn the basic skills to be an Open Water SCUBA diver. This course consists of instruction in classroom, pool and ocean settings and covers diving theory with respect to physics, physiology, and safe diving practices. Students that complete this course will be certified with the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) as an Open Water Diver and a Dry Suit Diver specialty. Must be 15 yrs. old for certification. Students must be able to: Swim 200 yds without stopping, tread water/float for 10mins. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

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77904T01Reid Brewer
SC115
Thursday
6:00p - 9:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Tuition and fees: $1035 (additional charges may apply)

PE 103
1 CR

A total body, free weight barbell, free weight barbell, resistance training workout combined with various HIIT (High intensity interval training), core conditioning workouts, up to date fitness and nutrition information. class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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73310J03Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
8/28 - 10/30

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

Start your day all powered up and stretched out! The slow, precise movements, deep breathing and active flow of Pilates will wake up strength, stability and flexibility in your entire body from the core out. Modifications to the exercises and props allow for a range of difficulty from beginning to advanced.

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79031K01
GRC
Tue, Thu
6:00a - 7:00a
9/5 - 11/28

Students must first register with the Gateway Rec Center and then bring receipt to UAS to register for this course and pay the $90 processing fee.

Tuition and fees: $65 (additional charges may apply)

Students will participate in a variety of muscle toning, resistance and/or cardio activities. Course is appropriate for all fitness levels who are in generally good health. Wear comfortable clothing which allows for range of motion and bring a water bottle. Sessions will be held at re: fresh FITNESS Studio. A course schedule will be available before the first day of classes.

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77905T02Emily Davis
SITKA
8/28 - 12/16

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

Do you want to be less stressful? Have more peace in your life? Then this course is for you. We will focus on holding our bodies in the proper posture while we sit and meditate. We will explore how to use meditation in order to become more self-aware of our thoughts, bodies and emotions and to learn how to take better care of ourselves and to be more fully alive in the present moment.

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77228KD1Teague Whalen
DISTWEB
8/28 - 12/16

Delivered via web. Students located in Ketchikan are urged to do their sitting meditation on campus, where a room is set up with meditation mats and cushions. The classroom will have a computer with webcam set up for students outside Ketchikan. E-Learning students will need to create a quiet, undisturbed space within their own home or office where they can set up a small area. Instructions on how to set up the area will be provided. Requires access to computer with microphone, speakers and web camera. Students must order book; go to http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm for book information. Call 1-888-550-6177 with questions or for registration information.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to resistance training workouts with dumb bells, barbells, cable machines and body weight workouts to improve sports performance. Each class session will include various HIIT (high intensity interval training) formats which will focus on skills required in various sports as well as up to date fitness and nutrition information. Class is designed for all fitness levels and expertise.

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73311J04Frances Polumsky
JREC106
Tue, Thu
9:45a - 11:15a
8/29 - 10/26
JREC102
Tue, Thu
9:45a - 11:15a
8/29 - 10/26

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

PE 103
1 CR

A dynamic fluid moving fun class incorporating Pilates and yoga designed to lengthen and tone all muscles of the body.  Will be paired with traditional body/core conditioning to enhance overall flexibility, strength and fitness.

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73312J06Theresa Soley
JREC106
Mon, Fri
3:30p - 5:00p
10/9 - 12/8

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

This class is a perfect combination of foam rolling and gentle yoga poses to ease away chronic tension.

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75424J07Kristin Mabry
JREC106
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
9/6 - 11/6

Tuition and fees: $245 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces skills and equipment required for overnight backpacking trips in SE Alaska in non-winter seasons. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment, and introduces contingency plan concepts. Includes strategies for backcountry cooking. Overnight outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition.

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73315J01Bjorn Dihle
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
10/24 - 11/5
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/28 - 10/29
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/3 - 11/5

Stacked with ODS S114-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $530 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces the basics of rock climbing in both indoor and outdoor settings. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling, and top rope anchor setup. Students must be in good physical condition.

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73316J01Forest Wagner
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/29 - 9/11
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
8/29 - 9/11
FIELDDAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
9/2 - 9/2
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/8 - 9/11

Stacked with ODS S116-J01. Field requirement: Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Students must have a clean criminal record and current US passport for travel into Canada. This class involves ferry travel.

Tuition and fees: $530 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to the fundamental skills of fly fishing, including gear, casting, fly tying, knots, core ethics, and on-the-water tactics. <br>Requires an Alaska fishing license for class outings.

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75415J01Kevin Maier
EG113
Wednesday
5:30p - 9:30p
8/30 - 8/30
FIELDDAY
Sunday
8:00a - 8:00p
9/3 - 9/3
EG113
Wednesday
5:30p - 9:30p
9/13 - 9/13
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
9/16 - 9/17

Tuition and fees: $285 (additional charges may apply)

Fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Introduces commonly used equipment and techniques, and the challenges and hazards found in the activity. Instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, boat handling, paddling, sea strokes, re-entry, rolling and bracing. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Requires good physical condition, backcountry camping skills, and participation in an overnight outing.

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73317J01Bjorn Dihle
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/19 - 10/1
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
9/23 - 9/24
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
9/29 - 10/1

Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $645 (additional charges may apply)

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78774J02Bjorn Dihle
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
9/19 - 10/1
FIELDDAY
Sunday
8:00a - 8:00p
9/24 - 9/24
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
10/6 - 10/8

Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $645 (additional charges may apply)

Covers topics relating to extended backcountry trips and navigation by map and compass. Students acquire skills necessary for planning and carrying out multi-day backpacking trips and learn to use common maps to plan routes through unknown terrain. Students must be in good physical condition. Outings are a required course component.

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73318J01Forest Wagner
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
11/7 - 11/19
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
11/11 - 11/12
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
11/17 - 11/19

Stacked with ODS S205-J01. Field requirement: Day and overnight outings are a required component of this course. Lab fee includes a Silva Ranger Compass.

Tuition and fees: $605 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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