According to information from the Marshall Recreation Center, Marshall employees have the opportunity to take advantage of the benefits implemented by the Marshall University Board of Governors Policy No. HR-4: Work Schedules and Employment Innovations which can be applied to pursuing more healthful lifestyles.
Under the provisions of the BOG policy, by consulting their supervisors, adjustments in schedules can be made that allow employees to fit in new or increased wellness activities while utilizing the Recreation Center, where MU employees are eligible for discounted membership rates.
Several fitness classes and workshops promoting healthy and active lifestyles are offered, including yoga, fencing, rock climbing, spinning, strength training and aqua fitness. In addition, there are of opportunities for solo fitness activities, through a 1/7 mile walking track, weight machines and cardio equipment with LCD televisions.
The Rec Center has locker rooms, as well as separate family changing rooms. Both locker rooms are equipped with free daily lockers and showers. Long-term lockers with towel service are available as well, so that employees can go from workout to work in a matter of minutes.
For more information on the Board of Governors policy, visit: www.marshall.edu/board/files/policies/MUBOG%20HR-%204%20Work%20Schedules%20and%20Employment%20Innovations.pdf. For more information the Marshall Recreation Center, visit www.marshallcampusrec.com.