Hoping to avoid gaining the freshman 15? Look no further than the Auburn University Recreation and Wellness Center.
Located on Heisman Drive, “The Rec” is a great place for students to get active after a long day of classes.
The Rec has many state-of-the-art features, including two 50-foot climbing walls, a 45-person hot tub, a PGA Golf simulator and eight basketball courts.
Leanne Greene, associate director of communications and marketing for campus recreation, said a trip to The Rec will benefit any student.
“There is something here for everyone, and our hope is that students discover something they really enjoy, or that they’ve never been exposed to before,” Greene said. “Classes, exams and other campus commitments often lead to stress and can leave students feeling overwhelmed. Incorporating some form of recreation into their daily schedule can truly be a difference maker and enhance the overall college experience.”
In addition to individual exercise options, The Rec offers group fitness classes, such as “Tiger Pump,” a cardio class and “Butts and
For those looking for outdoor adventure, The Rec offers trips, workshops and equipment rental. There is also a bike repair shop available.
On August 22, 2017, The Rec will be hosting their annual welcome week event, “Get
“The atmosphere is exciting and students get the chance to participate in fitness challenges and activities,” Greene said.
Staff will also be present to answer any questions that attendees may have. Local businesses will be providing free food and prizes.