APRIL 2013 SRWS HIGHLIGHTS BY AREA

APRIL IMS HIGHLIGHTS

ACTIVITY

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DATES / TIMES

LOCATION

Tennis

4/3

Sundays beginning 4/7

SRWC 2-Court Gym

League times vary (1:00-5:00pm)

Dodgeball

4/3

Sundays beginning 4/7

SRWC 2-Court Gym

League times vary (7:00-10:00pm)

Kin-Ball

4/3

Tuesdays beginning 4/9

SRWC 2-Court Gym

League times vary (7:00-11:00pm)

MAC 3-on-3 Intramural Challenge

Qualifiers held 3/10

Saturday 4/6

James A. Rhodes Arena

All Day

Home Run Derby

On-Site

Tuesday 4/23

Buchtel Field

3:00-6:00pm

Register for Intramural Sports online via IMLeagues.
Contact the OASIS Office at 330-972-6956 with any questions or for more information.

APRIL FITNESS AND WELLNESS HIGHLIGHTS

  • SRWS is hosting the AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Certified Personal Trainer Workshop/Test on 4/12-4/14. Anyone who is interested in attending can register online at: http://www.afaa.com/304.afa
  • SRWS is now providing private organization workout sessions
    • All the benefits of custom personal training sessions combined with the camaraderie that training in a group provides. Great for sports teams and clubs, Greek life, student organizations, campus departments, etc.
      • Customized program design
      • Private facilitated group exercise
      • Flexible training times
      • Personal training emphasis
      • Low cost
      • Group unification & bonding

APRIL CLUB SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Akron Men’s Lacrosse Club vs. Bowling Green State Univ. – Lee Jackson Field, April 6, 2013
  • Akron Men’s Lacrosse Club vs. Michigan-Flint – Lee Jackson Field, April 14, 2013
  • Akron Men’s Lacrosse Club vs. Cleveland State Univ. – Lee Jackson Field, April 14, 2013

APRIL OUTDOOR ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trail Running Thursdays

Date: Every Thursday starting 4/4 to 5/2
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Location: Local parks TBD
Cost:
       U. Akron Students: Free
       SRWS Members & Faculty/Staff: Free
       Non-Members: N/A
Registration Deadline:  2pm on the day of the run.  Register in the OASIS
Description:  Are you tired of running on the treadmill, pavement or track?  Do you want to challenge yourself and your running?  Join us as we run some of the finest local trails.  Hills, rocks, roots, steps, bridges, and mud make trail running a joy and a challenge.  We will start off with easy to moderate trails and progress to more challenging trails as the series unfolds.  We will provide transportation to the trailhead and back to the SRWC.

  • Logtown Climbing Trip

Date: Saturday 4/13
Time: All day
Location: Lisbon, Ohio
Cost:
       U. Akron Students: $10
       SRWS Members & Faculty/Staff: $15
       Non-Members: $20
Registration Deadline:  Monday 4/8 @ 5pm
Description:  We will be leading a day of outdoor climbing at Logtown. Enjoy a day of climbing and nature as we hope for warm weather!

  • Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding

Date: Saturday 4/16
Time: All day
Location: ONAT Pool
Cost: FREE for members
Registration Deadline:  Monday 4/15 @ 5pm
Description:  Stop by at the ONAT pool to try a new upcoming paddle sport called Stand Up Paddleboarding. We will teach you the basics of being able to paddleboard while you enjoy being able to practice in the pool before you hit the lakes.

  • Clean Up the Cuyahoga 4 Earth Day

Date: Saturday 4/20
Time:  8am – 3pm
Location:  Akron/Kent Metroparks
Cost: FREE!
Registration Deadline:   Monday 4/15 @ 5pm
                      *Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting Thursday 4/18 from 8 – 9pm!
Description:  Would you like to volunteer and help our environment on Earth Day? Come join us April 20th and help clean up our environment. We will provide gear needed to clean up so please bring yourself and friends!

  • Whipps Ledges Outdoor Climbing

Date: Saturday 4/27
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: Hinckley, Ohio
Cost: 
       U. Akron Students: $10
       SRWS Members & Faculty/Staff: $15
       Non-Members: $20
Registration Deadline:  Monday 4/22 @ 5pm
Description:  While the weather gets warmer we will be taking our climbing outside for some real outdoor climbing fun. With our trained and friendly staff, we will take you out on an adventure of a lifetime. 

  • ACA River Kayaking Course

Date: Sunday 4/28
Time:  8am – 5pm
Location:  TBD
Cost:
       U. Akron Students: $50
       SRWS Members & Faculty/Staff: $60
       Non-Members: $70
Registration Deadline:  Monday 4/22@ 5pm
DescriptionKayaking is a very popular water sport that is fun for all ages. We will be teaching you everything you need to know about river kayaking and the essentials needed including proper clothing, equipment and knowledge. We will not only teach you what is needed for river kayaking, but we will kayak on a river with certified instructors.

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