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 Fitness Programs 2014-2015 



The Russell Wright Fitness Center (RWFC) Team is comprised of one professional staff member and multiple exercise specialists (upper class exercise science majors, physical therapy students, exercise rehabilitative science interns) prepared to assist all students and patrons in enhancing their exercise programs and improving their fitness levels.  Please ask a member of the RWFC Team for assistance or set up an appointment.  The minimum age to use the RWFC, aside from selected programs, is 16 years of age.  

Program registration deadline is the Thursday before the start of the class. Advanced registration and payment required. Private Lessons conducted by outside instructors are prohibited. Summer 2014 fitness programs will not be conducted the week of June 30-July 4 due to the Independence Day holiday.
ARC Membership must be current through duration of all programs.  Contact Brian Mortimer @ 724.738.4413 for information regarding RWFC appointments, programs, Rock PT interview and operations. Click on The Show for information on the Mr. & Ms. SRU Show.

ACIS Awards: An incentive program to reward physical activity among SRU students, including participation in informal recreation, fitness classes and individual workouts at the RWFC.  Participants have the chance to win prizes and a trip to the ACIS Fitness Nationals. 
Sessions/Semester: Fall & Spring Semesters

Member Fee:
Non Member Fee: NA

Exercise Programming:
Develop an individualized fitness program to meet individual goals including guidelines for aerobic, muscular fitness and flexibility.
Calendar Year
Days/Date: Daily

Member Fee:
Non Member Fee: NA

Equipment Orientation: Instruction for correct and safe operation of cardiovascular, selectorized, plate loaded and fee weight equipment.  Topics include proper seat adjustment, movement speed, posture, breathing and muscle group isolation.
Sessions/Semester: Calendar Year
Days/Date: Daily

Member Fee:
Non Member Fee: NA

Fitness Assessments: Resting heart rate, body composition, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardiovascular fitness.  Establish exercise program goals.
Sessions/Semester: Calendar Year
Days/Date: Daily
Times: By Appointment
Member Fee: free
Non Member: NA

Personal Training Consultation:
One hour consultation with the Coordinator of the RWFC covering personal goals, evaluation of current medical state, basic fitness assessment, programming guidelines and orientation to equipment. 
Sessions/Semester: Academic Year & June 16-August 1
Days/Date: Weekdays
By Appointment
Member Fee: $20

Non Member Fee: $20

ROCK Personal Training (ROCK PT): Program is conducted in conjunction with the Exercise Rehabilitative Science Department's Senior Synthesis class as clients are matched up with a senior Exercise Science major.  Pre test, post test and two sessions per week during the semester. 
ARC membership is required for the duration of program.  If not a current ARC member, must register for ARC membership and ROCK PT prior to start of program.
Personal Trainer will work to set and achieve the client’s fitness goals, improve exercise technique, overcome training plateaus and motivate through consistent, progressive and fun exercise.  Choose Wednesday or Thursday and second personalized day with trainer.
Limited Enrollment.  Must contact Brian Mortimer @ 724.738.4413 to enroll.
Member Fee: $75.00
Non Member Fee: $75.00
Fall Semester Sessions Starting Dates and Times
Wednesday, August 27 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. or 8:50-9:50 a.m.
Thursday, August 28 from 4:30-5;30 p.m. or 6:50-7:50 p.m.
Spring Semester Sessions Starting Dates and Times
Wednesday, January 21 from 6:30-7:30 a.m. or 8:50-9:50 a.m.
Thursday, January 22 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. or 6:50-7:50 p.m.

Wright Personal Training and “Buddy” Programs: Program provides the opportunity to work with a student trainer. One hour appointments. Add a "Buddy" to reduce the cost.
Sessions/Semester: Academic Year & Summer
Days/Date: Daily

Times: By Appointment
Member Fee: $20/Single $30/Buddy
Non Member Fee:
$20/Single $30/Buddy

ROCK Fit Youth
Prerequisite: Ages 10-15 + Minimum height of 4’10”
Instructional weight training course designed specifically for youth/teens, focusing on using correct lifting procedures and the five fitness components: muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition and cardiovascular conditioning. 
Academic Year 2014-2015
Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
Starting Dates-Fall Semester September 8 and October 20 
Spring Semester February 2 and March 23
Times-2:30-3:30 p.m.
Durations: 5 Week Sessions 
Summer 2015 
Days, Dates, Times and Durations
Academic Year 2014-2015
Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
Starting Dates-June 22 and July 13
Times-10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon or Noon-1 p.m.
Durations: 3 Week Sessions
Member Fee: $20.00
Non Member Fee: NA

Summer Youth Certificate (Ages 10-15): Youth whose parents are a current ARC Member are eligible for this program that enables youth to use the RWFC during summer hours.  The student must participate in three orientations and pass the fitness test. Adult ARC Members must supervise youth in RWFC.
Summer 2015: June 22-August 1
Days/Date: M/F

By Appointment
Member Fee:
Non Member Fee: NA





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Mon-Thurs: 6am - 11pm
Fri: 6am - 9pm
Sat: 9am - 9pm
Sun: Noon - 9pm

Play is prohibited at the MAC (McFarland Recreational Sports Complex) when the RED FLAG is flying. The MAC will be closed from December 1-March 1.

When the University is on a 2 hour delay due to weather, the ARC will not open up until 10:00 a.m..