2012-2013 McFarland Award Recipient
Sara Kovacs was awarded the 2012-2013 McFarland Award as the outstanding Campus Recreation student employee. Sara received the award as she best exhibited the characteristics of teamwork, participation, leadership and enthusiasm displayed by Dr. James McFarland during his SRU tenure as a professor, Coordinator of Intramural Sports and coach. The five finalists for the award were those who were recognized as the outstanding student employee in their respective area. In addition to Sara, the five finalists were Ben Tawney (Aquatics), Jessica Hall (Intramurals), Taylor Ford (Outdoor Adventures) and Blaze Foster (Welcome Center). For more info click Award.
Summer ARC Hours Begin
A. Monday, May 20-Saturday, August 24
1. Click on ARC Hours for complete list of hours and closed dates
Summer 2013 Programs
(Note all programs require advanced registration)
A. Group Exercise Programs: Tuesday, May 28-Friday, August 2,
Fee~$20.00 for unlimited classes
B. Private Swim Lessons: By appointment, June 18-August 1,
Fee~ARC Member $15/Appointment, Non ARC Member $25/Appointment
C. Strokes/Starts/Turns: Class offers an opportunity for swimmers age 8 and up to improve their strokes.
June 18 & 20~Fundamentals of Strokes, Starts & Turns
June 25 & 27~Butterfly
July 9 & 11~Backstroke
July 16 & 18~Breast Stroke
July 23 & 25~Freestyle
July 30 & August 1~Stroke Medley
Fee~ARC Member $10/Stroke, Non ARC Member $25/Stroke
D. Youth Swim Instruction (Ages 3-12)
Session Dates: June 17-July 10 and July 15-31
Days: Monday & Wednesdays
Times: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Fee: ARC Member $20/Session, Non ARC Member $25/Session
E. ROCK Fit Youth
Sessions Dates: June 10-July 5 or July 8-August 1
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesday & Thursday
Times: 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon or noon-1 p.m.
Fee: ARC Member $20/Session
F. Summer Youth Certificate (Youth Ages 10-15 whose parents are ARC Members)
The student must participate in three orientations and pass the fitness test to use the RWFC with the parent ARC Member present to supervise at all times.
Dates: June 10-August 3
Times: ARC summer hours
Fee: ARC Member $10
G. Safety Certifications
1. Responding to Emergency: Saturday, June 15@ 9 a.m.
2. Adult/Child/CPR Certification: Monday, June 17 @ 7 p.m.
3. First Aid Certification: Monday June 24 @ 7 p.m.
Freshman Outdoor Adventure Experience (FOAE)
Campus Recreation is accepting registration from the fall 2013 freshman class for the Freshman Outdoor Adventure Experience (FOAE). The program will be conducted from Sunday, August 18-Wednesday, August 21 offering incoming Slippery Rock University freshman the opportunity to participate in adventure based activities while meeting fellow students. This 4 day adventure program exposes participants to a variety of outdoor activities allowing participants to become oriented to the SRU campus , meet campus personnel while fostering an environment for personal and group growth. The cost is $120.00 per person and includes lodging and meals. For additional information click on the following information:
1. Program Brochure
2. FOAE Participant Schedule
3. Electronic Registration Form (PDF)
4. Electronic Registration Form
5. FOE Waiver Form
6. Medical History Form (PDF)
6. Medical History Form
7. Personal Equipment List
For additional information and registration contact Andy Loue at 724.738.2883.