Rec Center to celebrate sixth anniversary Thursday, Feb. 5

RecCenter_SquareThe Marshall Recreation Center will celebrate its 6th anniversary Thursday, Feb. 5. A variety of activities will take place and prizes will be given out, and a membership special will also be offered.

Since opening in 2009, the Marshall Recreation Center has aided many students, employees and members of the community on their journey to a more healthful lifestyle.

Anyone who wishes to join the Recreation Center that day can do so and receive their first month free with a 12-month membership commitment.

Potential new members are eligible to join the Recreation Center if they have an affiliation with Marshall University such as alumni status, or memberships in campus groups such as Big Green.

Members who attend the celebration and participate in at least one fitness class listed below will receive water bottles and other goodies.

A special reception, which is open to the public, will be held in the Rec Center lobby at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Informational sessions will be available for Marshall employees at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. about joining and learning all the benefits of the Marshall Health Fitness program. Interested employees must have PEIA insurance to participate.

All fitness classes are free and open the entire day of the anniversary.

A full list of the class schedule is listed below. Campus Recreation also will be raffling off a one-year membership along with other great prizes. The raffle will be held at the Welcome Desk and patrons and guests are encouraged to enter to win as they come in the building.

The Rec Center is encouraging members to document the celebration on social media using the hashtag #6YearsStrong.

Fitness Schedule:
Cross Training Under Thirty Minutes – 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
Express Cycle – 5:15 to 5:45 p.m.
Water Training Workshop – 6 to 7 p.m.
Cycle 60 – 6 to 7 p.m.
Buti Yoga – 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
High Intensity Interval Training –7:30 to 8 p.m.
Hard Core – 8:15 to 8:45 p.m.