Skip to content
 Scroll To Top

Noon-time Cardio

Noontime Cardio
Monday & Wednesday
Noon - 1 pm

Total body workouts that fit into your noon lunch hour. Workouts emphasis on basics for strength training. Intervals, various forms of aerobic training, core elements and flexibility each class. 60 minutes of total body blast to boots your fitness level! All levels of fitness are welcomed to attend this full body core and cardio class. Noontime welllness starts August 29, 2016 and runs till December 14, 2016. Noontime Wellness will be instructed in three blocks, each block by a different instructor, each having their own style and strength – all sharing a goal of you reaching your fitness goals.

Level: All levels are welcome
Credit: Non-Credit
Muscle Groups: Full body workout every class
Sign-up/Cost: Sign up and pay at the REC Center service desk. Starts August 29th and runs till December 14th.

  • REC Members: $5 drop-in or $40 Cardio Punch Pass (10 visits). See the Cardio Punch Pass tab above for more info.
  • Affiliates: $10 drop-in fee.

* Affiliates are UAS Faculty and Staff or Alumni & Friends members that do not have REC Center membership.
* No community access with out REC Center membership. View our Alumni & Friends membership page for how to become a REC Center member.

New Fall 2016

New this Fall are Cardio Punch Cards, replacing our full session passes. We know many of our members were reluctant to purchase a full session pass due to travel and not making it to all session. Now you can 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 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: Spring - 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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35643JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Monday
6:45p - 7:45p
1/23 - 2/20

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. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Designed to personalize performance in specific sports. Includes a total fitness program with emphasis on core exercises.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35644J01Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
10:00a - 11:00a
1/17 - 4/25

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

An indoor cycling and conditioning class for all fitness levels.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35645J02Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Mon, Wed
5:30p - 7:00p
1/18 - 3/27

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
38067J09Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
8:00a - 9:30a
2/21 - 4/27

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to resistance training, weight room exercises, core performance, intervals, circuits and fitness essentials. Total body workout each class.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35647J04Frances Polumsky
JREC107
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 7:00p
1/17 - 3/23
JREC102
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 7:00p
1/17 - 3/23

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces marksmanship skills and equipment firearms found in Alaska. Laws pertaining to firearms use of rifles, pistols and shotguns used in intercollegiate competition. The course includes history, philosophy, bio-mechanics and physical science topics. Students will focus on recreational, collegiate competition and subsistence uses, laws, ethics and personal responsibility.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
36093J08Bruce Bowler
JREC115
Monday
6:00p - 9:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Section requirement: Minimum enrollment required. An Alaska Hunter Education Card is optional, requiring additional on-line study.

Tuition and fees: $235 (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 Dry Suit Diver Specialty. The course is set up to be a distance delivered course with a MANDATORY field intensive during the week of March 12th-19th in Sitka, AK. Students MUST be able to: Swim 200 yards without stopping and tread water/float for 10 minutes. Requires access to a computer with internet and email. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37716TD1Joel Markis
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6
SC115
All Week
8:00a - 5:00p
3/12 - 3/19

Tuition and fees: $1005 (additional charges may apply)

Resistance training using dumb bells, barbells, medicine balls and more!

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35646J03Frances Polumsky
JREC102
Tue, Thu
12:00p - 1:00p
1/17 - 4/25

Tuition and fees: $235 (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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37723T01Emily Davis
SITKA
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $200 (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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37509KD1Teague Whalen
DISTWEB
1/17 - 5/6

Delivered via web with designated sitting periods via the internet. Students in Ketchikan are invited to attend sitting periods 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: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to yoga and basic asana practice focusing on building strength and flexibility.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35648J05Steven Wolf
JREC106
Friday
3:00p - 4:50p
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to a yoga asana practice going beyond the basics.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35649J06Steven Wolf
JREC106
Mon, Wed, Fri
9:10a - 10:40a
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $400 (additional charges may apply)

This class is designed to inspire students who are new to yoga and also to welcome experienced practitioners. The principles of alignment or biomechanics will be emphasized to show the practitioner how to explore the poses at a deeper level. A variety of sun salutations (simple poses linked) will be taught integrating the moves with breath work. Students will build their skills over the semester, as new variations of poses will be introduced to keep each class fresh. Students will gain strength, flexibility, balance and stamina during the semester. There is a time at the end of each class to relax and restore the body. Props and mats are available, however, bringing your own mat is encouraged but not required. There will be additional class hours to meet the credit requirement and these hours will be determined with the students at the beginning of the semester.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37724T02Kari Johnson
SC229
Mon, Wed
12:00p - 1:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35650J07Kristin Mabry
JREC106
Mon, Wed
5:15p - 6:45p
1/18 - 3/29

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

Instruction, practice and activity under supervision in team sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, and softball. May be repeated for credit.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35651J01Patricia Belec
JREC106
Tuesday
7:00p - 9:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Tuition and fees: $200 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces students to travel and camping in winter. Covers selection of personal, group, and safety equipment for an overnight outing. Emphasizes snow shelter construction and backcountry techniques appropriate for winter conditions. Overnight outings are a required course component. Students must be in excellent physical condition and willing to endure cold, wet, and generally uncomfortable conditions for several days at a time. Students will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35653J01Sammy Becker
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
2/28 - 3/5
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
3/3 - 3/5

Overnight outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $340 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the basics of top rope ice climbing. Covers risk assessment, hazard evaluation, equipment, ice climbing techniques, knots, belaying, rappelling and top rope anchors. Outings are a required component of the course. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35654J01Forest Wagner
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/17 - 1/30
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
1/17 - 1/30
FIELDDAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
1/21 - 1/21
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
1/27 - 1/30

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to ice climbing venues near Skagway, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces avalanche study, rescue, terrain analysis, snow study and stability evaluation, route finding, decision making, and safe travel. Combines both in-class and field experience as required course components. Students must be in good physical condition.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35655J01Kevin Krein
EG115
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
2/2 - 2/12
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
2/4 - 2/5
FIELDDAY
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 8:00p
2/11 - 2/12

Day outings are a required component of this course.

Tuition and fees: $600 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the fundamentals of glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Topics include hazard evaluation and risk assessment, selection of personal gear, climbing and safety gear necessary for glacier travel. Knots, rope handling, belay, rappelling, and various climbing, glacier travel and crevasse rescue techniques will be discussed. Students must be in excellent physical condition, and will be required to sign a risk release form and provide their medical history.

Prerequisite: PE/ODS S117 or director's permission.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35657J01Sammy Becker
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/2
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/2
FIELDDAY
Saturday
8:00a - 8:00p
3/25 - 3/25
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
3/31 - 4/2

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

Tuition and fees: $550 (additional charges may apply)

Prerequisite: PE S116, S117 and S221.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35658J01Forest Wagner
JREC104
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/4 - 4/17
JREC115
Tue, Thu
5:30p - 8:30p
4/4 - 4/17
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/7 - 4/9
FIELDOVERNIGHT
Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 11:00p
4/14 - 4/17

Overnight outings are a required component of this course. Course travels to mountaineering venues near Haines and Skagway. Students are required to purchase their own ferry tickets.

Tuition and fees: $700 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

Content maintained by Recreation Center. Feedback Form