My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Academic Bike Challenge-FR and SJ

Brad Nason

Posted: September 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Sustainability is hosting the Academic Bike Challenge throughout the entire month of October, to encourage staff, faculty and, students to cycle more in their daily lives. Here is what you need to know to participate: ABC is a FREE EVENT in partnership with the global bicycle App "Naviki" All staff, faculty and, students of UNB can participate from either campus and are encouraged to create teams and compete against others To participate in the ABC, participants simply record their...

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UNB Sustainability - Great Bike Giveaway UNBF-FR

Brad Nason

Posted: September 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Sustainability is pleased to announce the 2021 Great Bike Giveaway! Students can apply to win a FREE REFURBISHED BIKE & SAFETY GEAR to help them get around town and be more active. Here is what you need to know:  • Eligibility is restricted to full-time UNBF students with demonstrated financial need • Students must also be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 and over from the most recent assessment year; entrance GPA's count for 1st year students)  • Pick up...

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Mobile STI/STBBI Clinic-FR

Keirsti Drost

Posted: September 17, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


For students, by Nursing students, (in partnership with the UNB Student Health Center). We are screening for sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI) on September 22 2021 in the SUB Ballroom. Collect your own sample. Education, awareness and information available! Break the stigma around sexual health and get tested. All results are confidential. Gender neutral bathrooms available. Open to all UNB and STU students. What to bring? Health card and student ID Category:...

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Academic Bike Challenge - FR and SJ

Brad Nason

Posted: September 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Sustainability is hosting the Academic Bike Challenge (ABC) throughout the entire month of October, to encourage staff, faculty and, students to cycle more in their daily lives. Here is what you need to know to participate: ABC is a FREE EVENT in partnership with the global bicycle App "Naviki" All staff, faculty and, students of UNB can participate from either campus and are encouraged to create teams and compete against others To participate in the ABC, participants...

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Graduate Student Mental Health Forum - We Want to Hear From You!-FR and SJ

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


September 14, 2021 1PM-2:30PM   Every UNB graduate student is invited to participate in a virtual forum on graduate student mental health (see link below).   In this forum, you will be invited to share your experience and ideas regarding graduate student mental wellbeing and respond to the results of last year's Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey.   Your feedback and ideas will play an important role in helping UNB support graduate student mental health.   For more...

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Great Bike Giveaway 2021 - Fredericton Campus-FR

Brad Nason

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Sustainability is pleased to announce the 2021 Great Bike Giveaway! Students can apply to win a FREE REFURBISHED BIKE & SAFETY GEAR to help them get around town and be more active. Here is what you need to know:  • Eligibility is restricted to full-time UNBF students with demonstrated financial need • Students must also be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 and over from the most recent assessment year; entrance GPA's count for 1st year students)  • Pick up...

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Free Reformer Pilates demo classes Wednesday, Sept. 8th-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: September 2, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation Services is pleased to offer 20 minute FREE Reformer Pilates classes on Wednesday, Sept. 8th between 5:15pm-8:15pm. The Reformer is a specialized Pilates machine that uses a unique system of adjustable springs to add resistance to workouts. Hundreds of exercises can be done on the Reformer; class participants will experience a varied repertoire in each class!  Join instructors Amanda Lee and Shasta Stairs for this introductory experience on the...

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Beginner Ballroom Dance Classes at URec-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: September 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is excited to offer Beginner Ballroom dance classes starting the week of Sept. 13th. Choose from Wednesdays or Fridays from 7-8pm with professional dancers, Dmitri & Katya Naiman. Classes take place in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Register soon as spaces tend to fill quickly! The cost to join this 10 week program is $70 for URec Members or $85 for non members plus HST. Register online at http://recreation.unbf.ca,...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study -FR and SJ

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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Graduate Student Peer Community Group

Matthew MacLean

Posted: June 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This supportive community, designed by and for UNB Graduate Students, offers peer mentoring with a mental health and wellness focus. Weekly meetings in a safe and confidential space will help you build connections and foster resilience as you pursue your graduate studies. Groups are moderated by trained UNB Graduate Student volunteers under the direction of the Mental health Strategist from UNB's Counselling Services. Each week introduces a different topic of discussion exploring issues and...

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Registration Open for Summer Music Camps

Mark Kleyn

Posted: May 12, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Music Camps is welcoming students back to campus this summer!  Our camps are running all summer long, with a variety of different camps for different ages and interests.  We are offering band and string camps, songwriting, soundscapes, and a series of 'crash course' camps perfect for trying an instrument for the first time.  Our camps are for ages 3-5, 6-12, and 11-17. We have taken extra steps to make sure our camps are fun and safe this year, including: A...

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URec & UNB Naach (Dance) Virtual Workshop

Lauren Rogers

Posted: March 23, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec & UNB Naach (Dance) for this free, beginner dance workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, March 31st from 6:30-7:15pm. UNB Naach is a dance club that centers around dance forms from India and Nepal. In this workshop you will learn a traditional dance form, Jhyaure, representing the western part of Nepal. It is from the culture of Gurung and Magar communities. This workshop will be open to all UNB students and URec members. Register to reserve your spot at https://recreation.unbf.ca. We...

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Graduate Student Mental Health and Wellness - Peer Support

Matthew MacLean

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As we reach the midpoint of another winter term, one made even more challenging due to the global pandemic, we are reminded of the critical importance of mental health and wellness, particularly among the graduate student community.     Therefore, all UNB graduate students are invited to attend gatherings of the Graduate Student Peer Support Group.  These meetings are designed as a safe and confidential forum within which students can address such common concerns as...

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Recruiting men living with extra weight for exercise study

Mohammad Keshavarz

Posted: February 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the faculty of kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+ struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free health/fiitness assessment and a free 12-week exercise program with an exercise professional delivered online at home without any equipment. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance training exercises. Contact us to secure your...

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Get Stuff Done Club!

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 26, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB GET STUFF DONE CLUB Janice Gange, Learning Strategist, and Matthew MacLean, Mental Health Strategist, host a weekly meeting every Tuesday 2-3 PM to explore the strategies that help you make the most of your time while also Getting Stuff Done! Each week, you will get a chance to hear some expert tips, ask questions and get to work! Join us here: https://bit.ly/3cdvEH5 For more information or feedback, contact Matthew MacLean, Mental Health Strategist, UNB Counselling Services at...

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Graduate Student Peer Support Groups

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come join a supportive community designed by and for UNB Graduate Students. Weekly meetings in a safe and confidential space will help you build connection and resilience as a member of an encouraging and understanding community. Groups are moderated by trained UNB Graduate Student volunteers. Each week introduces a different topic of discussion exploring issues and ideas that matter to you. Come prepared to listen, share and learn. GROUPS START JANUARY 18th, 2021 Choose from one of...

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Leeeeeet's GET STUFF DONE!

Matthew MacLean

Posted: December 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's almost the end of term! We just have to get through final papers, projects and exams! No big deal! But, hey, you don't have to work alone! One of the best ways to get work done is in a supportive community! And, this is where we (and you!) come in! Matt MacLean, Mental Health Strategist, and Janice Gange, Learning Strategists are here to help you GET STUFF DONE! That's TWO STRATEGISTS for the PRICE OF ONE! Starting December 11th and running until the 18th, you can join us to GET STUFF...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

Posted: December 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” from UNB (oia@unb.ca). This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check your e-mail for more information. If you have questions regarding this e-mail and survey, you may contact: Survey administrators: Matthew MacLean, Mental Health Strategist; macleanm@unb.ca; (506) 447-3128...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

Posted: November 26, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” dated November 23, 2020 from the sender “University of New Brunswick (oia@unb.ca)”. This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check this e-mail for more information. If you have questions regarding this e-mail and survey, you may contact: Survey administrators:...

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Thanksgiving Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will be open on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, Oct. 12) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members who would like to workout or swim at URec are reminded that bookings are required, either online or by phone at (506) 453-4579, prior to arrival. A full list of available workout and swim times can be found on our website. Booking a workout (or swim) time online using our member portal can be completed in just a few quick steps. Not sure where to get started? Watch this video on how to book a workout (or...

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Graduate Student Volunteers Needed For Peer-Based Support

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Would you like to contribute to a supportive and safe community for graduate students at the University of New Brunswick? The UNB School of Graduate Studies and UNB Counselling Services are collaborating to offer a new peer-led graduate student support program for graduate students at both campuses. The program consists of ongoing meetings led by a pair of trained peer moderators drawn from the graduate student community. These meetings provide a supportive and safe forum for the discussion...

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Labour Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will be open on Labour Day (Monday, Sept. 7) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members who would like to workout or swim at URec are reminded that bookings are required, either online or by phone at (506) 453-4579, prior to arrival. A full list of available workout and swim times can be found on our website. Booking a workout (or swim) time online using our member portal can be completed in just a few quick steps. Not sure where to get started? Watch this video on how to book a workout (or swim)...

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Booking a workout or swim time at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


When URec reopens on Tuesday, Aug. 4, members will notice many changes at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER and SMA Pool that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most notable changes will be the requirement to book a workout (or swim) time in advance of accessing the facilities. Booking a workout (or swim) time will allow us to adhere to and maintain capacity standards. This measure will also allow our team to promote physical distancing and help reduce the...

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URec set to reopen August 4

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4, URec will be ready to welcome back members at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool. As URec reopens, members will notice many changes that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these implemented changes include the following: All URec programs, services & facility access will follow a phased reopening approach. As an added safety measure, members & staff will be required to wear a community face mask when entering and moving...

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Graduate Student Support Group

Matthew MacLean

Posted: July 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This group is designed specifically for the graduate student experience. Common difficulties will be explored through a focus on resilience, connection, skill building and peer support. This is a dynamic, responsive, process-oriented group, which invites participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a facilitated setting. This group is confidential and facilitators ensure a safe, respectful and supportive environment. Wednesdays at 3:00 pm To register, email...

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Summer boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec’s popular summer boat rental program returns for the 2020 season! From June 10 until Sept. 2020, URec members receive 50% off rentals at all Second Nature Outdoors locations. Online reservations are required and need to be made in advance of rental time. Rental availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Members must present their URec ID card (or UNB UCard) at the time of rental in order to receive the discount or will be required to pay the full price. Visit our website...

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Employment Opportunity: Swim Instructor

Lauren Rogers

Posted: March 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is hiring part time swim instructors for the spring session (May-June) on Saturdays from 9:30am-1:30pm. For any inquiries please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or lrogers@unb.ca Full details are available on our website: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_assets/documents/swim_instructorposting.pdf   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Register for winter session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for winter session II programs at URec opens Tuesday, Feb. 18. Session II programs begin the week of March 9 and continue until April 30. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including: Yoga for Power & Grace - Mondays at 12 noon CORE Operate - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Pilates Barre - Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Pilates with Props - Thursdays at 6 p.m. New for session II URec is also excited to offer...

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Eighth Annual Cyclethon - Friday

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to cycle, sweat and support at the eighth annual URec Cyclethon on Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 7 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (URec membership is not required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where: The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (1st floor, CURRIE CENTER). When: Classes will start at half past every hour...

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LEARN TO DEADLIFT

Walker Blizzard

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Saturday, Feb. 22 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. |  $11 members / $13 non-members The barbell deadlift is one of the best exercises for developing full body strength. Join us for a workshop to start experiencing the benefits of this effective lift. During this workshop we also cover some of the common drawbacks, caused from improper techniques. The workshop will be led by Sam Jenkins. Sam is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) who has a keen sense of detail with technique...

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Golf in the Dome

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices , Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Wednesday Feb. 12, practice your swing on the range inside the BMO Centre Dome. Golf in the Dome will be held Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. until mid-April. Prices start at just $15 for a 30 minute session. For more information, or to arrange a booking, e-mail dome@unb.ca.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Cycle, sweat, support at the eighth annual URec Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's eighth annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 7 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no URec membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (1st floor, CURRIE CENTER) When: Classes will start at half past every hour beginning at 6:30 a.m. and run for 30 minutes. The...

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Healthy Cooking on Budget Workshop

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All students are invited to take part in a new “Healthy Cooking on a Budget” workshop with URec! Led by UNB’s Registered Dietitian, this workshop will be a fun, convenient and informative way to learn that eating well doesn’t necessarily require that you have a lot of money.    Students will not only leave this workshop knowing how to prepare two new (and affordable) recipes, but all participants will get to take home the leftovers from the meals they prepare...

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Free Restorative Yoga at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All are welcome to participate in a new Restorative Yoga class at URec. This free class will have a slow flow style and incorporate a variety of different postures that facilitate relaxation. Participants will leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the rest of the semester. The class will be suitable for beginner to advanced participants.   Class details: Date: Tuesday, Feb. 4 Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio (2nd floor, CURRIE...

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Indigenous student wellness | Hand drumming & Powwow drumming

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you always wanted to try drumming but never knew where to begin?   Drop in and try hand drumming and powwow drumming as part of our holistic approach to Indigenous student wellness. All skill levels are welcome and there is no experience necessary. MWC is thrilled to announce that  beginning January 12, 2020 to February 20, 2020 every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm in room 334-1 Marshall d’Avray Hall. These sessions will be led by Kyle Sacobie from St....

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. Taking part in this study will help to determine the best way to use exercise to improve the...

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Mental health peer support training

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you want to learn the skills to become a mental health peer supporter? Join our 6-week training session beginning January 29th. It will run Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 on the 2nd level of CC Jones. The training is free and open to all students. Topics will include: Core supportive skills, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. To register email tjones@unb.ca with your name, student ID and phone number. For questions email macleanm@unb.ca. Category:...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Amanda Lee

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


  Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered across the province. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program at any location they choose in New Brunswick. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25 participants. The classes involve a mixture of aerobic training, resistance exercises, balance activities, and flexility work. The only equipment you will use in your classes, all of...

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URec Orientations

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new or returning to the gym? Want to learn how to use certain equipment? Sign up today for a FREE Strength Centre Orientation at URec! An orientation provides: Guidance while you begin or continue your fitness journey. Direction for correct use of strength training equipment. Information on pre-set machine programs. Instruction for proper use of cardio equipment. Demonstration of machine adjustments. Participating in an orientation will help you feel more comfortable...

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Winter pool schedule

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The winter schedule at the SMA Pool is now underway and continues until April 26, 2020. Patrons are also invited to take advantage of our free drop-in week, which runs until this Sunday, Jan. 12. During drop-in week try a lap swim, open rec swim and/or join in on our popular Deep Water Aqua Express program for free! Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this winter, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week has you covered! Try any general population program for free during the week of Jan. 6 - 12. General population programs available for drop-in include: Beginner Ballroom Dance CORE-Operate Hip Hop Jazz Dance Pilates Barre Pilates with Props Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa Yoga *Note: Drop-in is not available on EXCEL (Mon/Tues/Thurs at 5 p.m.) or BOXING (Weds at 6:30 p.m.) as...

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Holiday Hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will have the following hours over the holiday break:  Dec. 24-26: CLOSED Dec. 27-30: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Dec. 31: CLOSED Jan. 1, 2020: CLOSED The SMA Pool is also operating with a holiday schedule, which continues until Jan. 5, 2020.  Please visit URec.ca for a complete list of upcoming programs in 2020. New in 2020: Beginner Ballroom Dance, Boxing, Hip Hop Jazz Dance & Pilates with Props. Happy holidays!     Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Winter 2020 Programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for Winter 2020 fee-based programs at URec. Choose from a variety of programs, including: General Population, Reformer Pilates, Silver Series & Specialized Programs. New in 2020 we are excited to offer Beginner Ballroom Dance (Fridays at 6:30 p.m.), Boxing (Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.), Hip Hop & Jazz Dance (Wednesdays at 7 p.m.) and Pilates with Props (Thursdays at 6 p.m.).  Registration can be completed online, by phone (506-453-4579) or in person at the...

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 16 and will run until Jan. 5, 2020. During these times the facility may either be closed or operating on reduced hours and programming. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holidays.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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URec closing early Sunday, Dec. 1

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note that URec will be closing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 to enable all staff to attend our annual Holiday party. Regular hours resume on Monday, Dec. 2 (6 a.m. - 11p.m.).  Thank you for your understanding. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Recruiting participants for free fitness assessments

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: November 13, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in learning more about your fitness, and how to achieve your exercise goals? We are looking for relatively healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 – 69 to receive a FREE fitness assessment from a 4th year Kinesiology student, as part of their practical exam. Testing times are available on November 27th, 29th, December 4th, and December 6th at 9:30 and 10:30am. SPACE IS LIMITED. If you’re interested please email cellab@unb.ca, or call (506) 458-7034. Category:...

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Member Appreciation Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Member Appreciation Week is back at URec! From Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, drop in to the CURRIE CENTER and enter for your chance to win some awesome prize packages. The URec team will also be on hand throughout the week with nutritious snack items and lots of URec swag to giveaway! Grand prize packages Member prize package Two UNB Reds Season Passes A one-year Combined Membership   Student prize package $150 SportChek gift card Personal Training Starter package URec...

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Pilates for Life Workshop at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for a new Pilates for Life! workshop at URec.  In this 75 minute class we will work all of the essential muscles you need to move with freedom and ease. We will focus on functional movement patterns to help you gain strength and flexibility using Pilates based exercises. Whether you have a desk job, are an athlete or are somewhere in between, you will gain real knowledge on how to help your body move well throughout your life. Come prepared to move! Workshop...

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Mindful Yoga for UNB students

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students are invited to participate in a new weekly yoga class at URec this fall. Offered every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m., each class features traditional yoga techniques and incorporates mindful qualities into various postures. The class also focuses on better breathing & body movement skills to help deal with stressful situations. Each class is free to attend and no pre-registration is required. Visit URec.ca for additional class information.   Category: Athletics Recreation...

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Register for fall session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for fall session II programs at URec. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including Pilates Reformer, Pilates Barre and Yoga. Classes are held Monday to Thursday (morning, noon & evenings). Session II programs begin the week of Oct. 28 and run until Dec. 12. See the complete schedule of upcoming session II programs on our website.           Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin...

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Therapeutic Role-Playing Games

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Would you like to play a table-top RPG (such as Dungeons & Dragons) while gaining confidence and learning new skills? Then try the Therapeutic Role-Playing Games group offered by UNB counselling services! What is a role-playing game (RPG)? In a RPG, you are playing a narrative-based game that exists almost entirely in a shared imaginative space.   Each player assumes the role of a unique individual (called a Player Character, or PC) whose actions and thoughts they control. In addition to...

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK - Volunteers Needed

Caitlin Doyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec, in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton, will be hosting the 4th annual SuperWalk to raise funds for Parkinson Canada. This year the walk will take place on Sunday, September 22nd from 2 pm-4 pm at the Lady Beaverbrook Gym. The event will be held in the gym with the walk taking place on the beautiful Fredericton trails. We are looking for a few more volunteers to help with the event on Sunday (1 pm - 3:30 pm or 4:00 pm)! Volunteers will assist with set-up...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) individually or in small groups to share and benefit from each other’s...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this fall, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week at URec has you covered. From Sept. 9 - 14, try any general population or aquatics program for free! General population programs available for drop-in include: CORE-Operate Intermediate Dance Pilates Barre Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa Yoga Drop-in Week is also offered at the SMA Pool (Sept. 9-14). During the week, try a lap swim, open rec swim and/or join in on our...

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Try Fencing this Fall!!

David Themens

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a Free Open House on Sep. 9th from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Alberta Alumni Recreational Gym. No prior experience is required. Everyone is welcome: whether you would like to try out the sport or just watch our demonstrations, feel free to come by. All necessary equipment is provided. We will be putting on some demos, giving introductory lessons, and allowing participants to take a stab at our coaches.  The UNB Fencing Club, founded...

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Fall group fitness

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A new session of group fitness kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 3. New this fall URec will be offering Mat Blast Express (Mondays at 12:10 p.m.), TRX Bootcamp (Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.) and TRX HIIT (Fridays at 12:10 p.m.). All group fitness classes are free for students and base & combined members! No pre-registration is required. URec offers early morning, lunch time, and evening classes to fit any schedule. Classes are suitable for all fitness levels - from beginner to advanced! Category:...

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Transfer Student Social

Gillian McLean

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices , Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you transferring to the UNB Fredericton Campus for the first time? If so, then mark your calendar for the Transfer Student Social. Come out for refreshments and to meet your fellow students before fall classes get underway.  Wednesday, September 4, 6:30-8 p.m., Alumni Memorial Building Lounge.  We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Gillian McLean Email Address: glm@unb.ca

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Nisuhsane Program Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: August 27, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) individually or in small groups to share and benefit from each other’s...

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Try a progressive program this fall

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 22, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for URec's fall fee-based programs. Our fee-based programs are designed to develop personal fitness and skills in a progressive group instruction format. We offer a variety of programs that cover a wide range of disciplines and populations. Programs are filling up fast for fall! Here's a small sample of upcoming programs with spaces still available:   CORE-Operate: This progressive fitness program is designed for those who wish to...

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Demo Days at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in trying the Pilates Reformer machine? Now is your chance!  On Sept. 5 & 7, we will be offering free 25 minute classes on board the Pilates Reformer machine as part of Demo Days. These smooth and comfortable Pilates Reformer machines allow you to strengthen your body, challenge your core and improve your flexiblity through added resistence (springs). Class times: Thursday, Sept. 5: 5:30 p.m.; 6 p.m.; 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7: 10 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 11 a.m....

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Still time to register for the URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 1, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take your workout outside this summer - join URec's team of certified personal trainers for a fun and challenging four-week program! Registration is now open. From August 6-29, the URec team will host a four-week training session consisting of circuit style programming that incorporates body weight movements and accessories such as ladders, cones and free weights all on the front lawn of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER (RJCC). WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays (August 6-29) TIME: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (60...

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URec 4-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 24, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take your workout outside this summer - join URec's team of certified personal trainers for a fun and challenging 4-week program! Registration is now open. From Aug. 6-29, the URec team will host a 4-week training session consisting of circuit style programming that incorporates body weight movements and accessories such as ladders, cones and free weights all on the front lawn of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER (RJCC). WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays (Aug. 6-29). TIME: 5:30 p.m. -...

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Stay fit & active this summer with URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beat the heat this summer and take your workout indoors with URec! URec has lots of fun ways to stay active & fit over the summer: Drop in on a group fitness class (included in membership/no pre-registration is required). Classes ranging from Zumba, indoor cycling, yoga and more! Go for a dip in the SMA pool. Summer schedule is now underway! Take part in a free member workshop. Register for a progressive program. Choose from Strength training options, yoga, programs...

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Summer programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in a fun and challenging progressive program at URec this summer? There are still spaces available in a number of programs starting soon.  Choose from popular programs like Yoga for Power & Grace (Mondays at 12 noon), Reformer (Mondays at 9 a.m. & 12 noon/Tuesdays at 11 a.m. & 12 noon), Total Barre Pilates (Mondays at 1:15 p.m.), Vinyasa Flow (Wednesdays 5:30 p.m.) and more! Visit our website for the full schedule of upcoming summer programs.  For...

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Canada Day hours & summer hours of operation at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note that URec will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Canada Day (July 1), however there will be no group fitness or fee-based programs scheduled. Classes and programs will resume on Tuesday, July 2. URec members are also reminded that our summer hours take effect July 2-Aug. 31: ​ Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.            Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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FREE boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec has partnered with Second Nature Outdoors this summer to provide members with FREE boat rentals from the Small Craft Aquatic Centre. Rentals are be available Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m on a first come, first served basis. Members must present their URec ID card at the time of rental. Visit our website or e-mail for more information. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study (Kinesiology)-FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


May 6, 2019 by UNB Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by two 35-minute exercise sessions which...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Drop-in Week at URec from May 6-12! During the week, drop-in and try any General Population or Aquatics class for FREE! Choose from a variety of exciting programming options such as CORE-Operate, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Power & Grace, Trim & Tone Pilates, Barre Pilates and more.  Don't forget: The Spring Group Fitness schedule got underway recently and runs until June 29. This spring, URec has lots of...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Drop-in Week at URec from May 6-12! During the week, drop-in and try any General Population or Aquatics class for FREE! Choose from a variety of exciting programming options such as CORE-Operate, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Power & Grace, Trim & Tone Pilates, Barre Pilates and more.  Don't forget: The Spring Group Fitness schedule got underway recently and runs until June 29. This spring URec has lots of fun and...

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Want to play Tabletop RPGs this summer?

Matthew MacLean

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you on campus and want to play tabletop RPGs during the week? Games will happen weekly based on a time that works for all participants sometime during the week (Monday to Friday) between the hours of 9AM-4PM. No experience needed at all! Everyone is welcome. Contact Matt MacLean @ macleanm@unb.ca or 506-230-0350 (voice or text)   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address: macleanm@unb.ca

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Try Fencing over the Summer!

David Themens

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be offering a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, May 1st, at 8:00pm in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor, near the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is only 30$ per semester (summer membership also includes Fall 2019 for free) and includes free use of all club equipment and access to any of our practices, social events, and other programs.  Can't make it...

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Vote For Chris Clapperton

Andy Campbell

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Chris Clapperton, of the UNB Reds men's hockey team, has been named as Atlantic University Sport's male nominee for the 2019 Lieutenant Governors Athletic Awards. These awards were previously known as the BLG Awards, and recognize the top male and female student-athletes in Canada. One male and one female nominee are named from the country's four conferences. A new on-line voting component is included in the process to determine this year's winner. Please support our UNB candidate. You can...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program DescriptionThe Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) individually or in small groups...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) program connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) individually or in small groups...

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De-stress with Yoga!

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As part of De-stress Week, all UNB students are invited to stop by the SUB Ballroom today (April 3) for a FREE lunch time yoga class! The class will start at 12 noon and run for 45 minutes. Note: a limited supply of extra mats will be made available for class participants. URec would like to wish all students best of luck with upcoming exams! Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation...

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Cycle, sweat, support at the 7th annual URec Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's 7th annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  CYCLETHON NEED TO KNOW DETAILS: Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the CURRIE CENTER) When: Classes will start at half past every hour beginning at 6:30 a.m....

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics Recreation...

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SAVE THE DATE - 7th annual Cyclethon is Friday, February 22

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Urec's seventh annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, February 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B.  The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. (sign up opens at 6:15 a.m.) and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m.,7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.), with the exception of one class beginning at 12:10 p.m, and each will run for 30...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 7, Feb. 28, and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we have a limited selection of pairs available to borrow from. Category: Athletics...

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Volunteers - U SPORT National Curling Championship

James Cress

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Volunteers- U SPORT National Curling Championship   Fredericton has three great curling championships being hosted at the Willie O’Ree in March.   The hosting committee is looking for volunteers to assist with these amazing events.  Volunteer positions are available in a variety of areas including: ice maintenance, access control, communications, stats, scorers, timers, ceremonies, merchandising, hospitality.  For full position descriptions...

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Dungeons & Dragons & Diversity

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you enjoy storytelling? Adventure? Intrigue? If you do, now is your chance to learn to play Dungeons & Dragons in a diverse and welcoming atmosphere! An experienced gamer will will introduce you to adventure by teaching you how to play D&D in a fun and interactive session! Time: Wednesday January 30th 2:30-4:30PM Location: SUB Room 203 To register or for more information contact macleanm@unb.ca Hosted by The 203: Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity...

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Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Reds men's hockey team hosts the 27th Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game on Wednesday, Jan. 16th, at 7:00pm. Moncton provides the opposition. Ahead of the opening face-off, the Mark Jeffrey Memorial Award, UNB Hockey's most prestigious scholarship/award, will be presented. Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you experience anxiety or low mood and want help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and everybody will gain skills in...

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Fencing Beginner Program Delayed to Jan 23rd-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Due to inclement weather on our original date, the UNB Fencing Club's first beginner practice has been moved to Wednesday, January 23rd. We apologize for the change in schedule. Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active, but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will offer a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor by the stairs). It's free to try and we...

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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 9, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you experience anxiety or low mood and want help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and everybody will gain skills in...

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Improv 4 Confidence -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


IMPROV FOR CONFIDENCE Do any of the following apply to you? Your work or schoolwork is affected by your fear of public speaking You feel anxious in social situations or overthink social interactions You are often nervous participating in class discussions or activities You feel your communication skills are holding you back from personal or academic success HOT GARBAGE COMEDY is hosting an improv class designed to help students become more confident, more effective communicators! Learn to...

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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you experience anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and everybody will gain skills in...

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UNB's Beginner Fencing Program begins January 9th -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing?! The UNB Fencing Club will be offering a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, January 9th, at 8:00pm in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor by the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is only 30$ per semester and includes free use of all club equipment and access to any of...

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URec's Drop-in Week-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Stop by the CURRIE CENTER this week for Drop-in Week! Starting Monday, Jan. 7 until Friday, Jan. 11, try any of our General Population programs absolutely free! Choose between a variety of popular programs like yoga, pilates (mat and barre!), hip hop dance, general conditioning and more. Programs are suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Women's Hockey Road Game-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Reds women's hockey team visits the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, Jan. 9th, at 7:00pm. The game will be played at the Grant-Harvey Centre, STU's home rink. The Reds would appreciate your support at this 'road' game. We have a limited number of tickets that can be made available, free of charge, to students, faculty and staff. Contact Andy Campbell to get yours. E-mail: andy.campbell@unb.ca Phone: 451-6894 Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address:...

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URec Holiday Hours -FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's holiday hours are as follows: Dec. 24-26: CLOSED Dec. 27-30: 10 am. - 10 p.m. Dec. 31 & Jan. 1: CLOSED The Sir Max Aitken Pool is also currently operating under a holiday schedule. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holiday break. URec would like to thank all its members and program participants for a wonderful year. We look forward to seeing you in 2019! Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, December 17th. During these times, the facility may either be closed or operating on reduced hours and programming. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holidays.  Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive Extended-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you have a pair of skates that you're no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec's Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm - 1:15 pm at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus until December 12. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from which UNBF students will be able to borrow a pair of skates for free to use during Open Skate, upon showing their student ID. All sizes of...

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Registration for URec Winter Fee-Based Programs Now Open-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's that time of year again! Registration for URec winter fee-based programs is now open. Choose from a variety of programs, including: Reformer Pilates: Specialized Pilates programs with small group numbers. Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to develop or maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. General Population: Pilates (mat and barre!) and Yoga classes that are suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Registration can be completed online, by phone...

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you have a pair of skates that you're no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec's Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm - 1:15 pm at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 & December 6. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from which UNBF students will be able to borrow a pair of skates for free to use during Open Skate, upon showing their student...

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Final regular season home game of 2018-FR

myUNB News

Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Reds women's hockey team hosts the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, November 28th, at 7:00pm, at the Aitken University Centre. This will be the final regular season home event for all Reds teams in 2018. Come out and support the Reds!   Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you have a pair of skates that you're no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec's Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm - 1:15 pm at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 & December 6. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from which UNBF students will be able to borrow a pair of skates for free to use during Open Skate, upon showing their student...

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you have a pair of skates that you’re no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec’s Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1:15 pm at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 & December 6. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from which UNBF students will be able to borrow a pair of skates for free to use during Open Skate, upon...

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive -FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you have a pair of skates that you're no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec's Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm - 1:15 pm at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 & December 6. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from which UNBF students will be able to borrow a pair of skates for free to use during Open Skate, upon showing their student...

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URec Nourishing Ourselves Yoga Meditation Workshop-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Saturday, Nov. 17 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | free for members | pre-registration required Rest is an investment that reduces stress and improves productivity. Good resters are more likely to exercise. We perform better when we are well rested. Restorative yoga is meditative, simply in its pace, for some, it feels like coming home. It is deeply nourishing. We invite you to invest in yourself for this 90-minute restorative yoga class. This workshop is suitable for all. Register online, in...

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Reds Women's Rugby claim 4th ACAA Banner-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Fredericton, NB - The UNB Reds claimed their 4th ACAA championship banner Saturday with a tightly contested 22-17 win over the STU Tommies. These two great foes did not disappoint the many fans who braved the heavy downpour at College Field. Both teams played and thrilling, hard-fought match in the ACAA final with the Reds coming out on top. The Tommies came out of the gate flying, scoring an early try to get the game going. But the Reds came right back with two tries of their own from Taran...

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Busy weekend for the Reds-FR

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Posted: November 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's a busy weekend for the UNB Reds, with volleyball and hockey games on campus Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The women's volleyball team plays their home opener on Friday, at 6:00pm, at the Richard J. Currie Center. UNB hosts Moncton. The men's volleyball team open their season at 7:30 Friday, hosting the Sherbrooke Vert et Or. The women's hockey team hosts Saint Mary's at 7:00pm on Friday. On Saturday, at the Currie Center, UNB and Sherbrooke meet in a men's volleyball re-match at 2:30. The...

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Final Reds Home Soccer Games of 2018-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Reds women's and men's soccer teams play their final home games of the 2018 Atlantic University Sport season on Friday, Oct. 26th, at the BMO Centre. The Mount Allison Mounties will provide the opposition when the women kick-off at 5:00pm. The men are scheduled to start at 7:15pm. Come cheer on the women as they strive to qualify for the AUS championship tournament and see the men attempt to extend their unbeaten streak to eight games. Article Contact Information Contact: Andy...

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Group Fitness Sampler Workshop-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer 3-30 minute FREE introductory classes to indoor cycling, bootcamp and yoga on Thursday, October 25th from 7-8:30pm. Our certified instructors will provide the basic information you need to attend a group fitness class. Attend one, two or all three!  Registration is required to secure your spot and healthy snacks will be provided. Register online at https://recreation.unbf.ca, in person at the membership services desk in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER...

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Group Fitness Sampler Workshop-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying URec's group fitness classes but not sure which one is right for you? URec will be offering a FREE sampler of classes on Thursday, October 25th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. We will be offering 30 minute introductory indoor cycling, bootcamp and yoga classes. Choose from one, two or all three classes. Healthy snacks will also be available. Register online at recreation.unbf.ca, in person (at the Membership Services desk in the CURRIE CENTER)...

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URec Intramural Sports-FR

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is currently hiring referees for intramural basketball and ball hockey. If interested, please contact ben.law@unb.ca A.S.A.P. Article Contact Information Contact: Chloe Lauther Email Address: chloe.lauther@unb.ca

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Women's Hockey Home and Season Opener-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The returning UNB Reds women's hockey team will play their home and season opener on Saturday, October 13th, at 7:00pm, at the Aitken University Centre. The Mount Allison University Mounties will provide the opposition. A ceremony, marking the Reds return, will take place just ahead of the opening face-off. The Reds will also host the St. Thomas University Tommies, on Sunday, October 14th, at 2:00pm. UNB students are admitted free, with student ID. UNB faculty and staff can purchase tickets...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and...

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Registration for Upcoming Yoga Pilates Programs Begins Tues Oct 9-FR

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Posted: October 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services Session ll program registration opens on Tuesday, October 9 at 6am! Register early to secure your spot in one of the following classes: General population: Yoga for Power & Grace, Vinyasa Yoga; Pilates Mat Classes, Total Barre Pilates  (lunch time and evening offerings)Reformer Pilates: Reformer Flow, Trim & Tone, Cardio Reformer (morning, lunch time and evening offerings) All registrations can be processed in person, over the phone (506.453.4579) or online...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and...

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Improv 4 Confidence -FR

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Posted: September 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hot Garbage Comedy and UNB Student Services Present IMPROV FOR CONFIDENCE Do any of the following apply to you? Your work or schoolwork is affected by your fear of public speaking You feel anxious in social situations or overthink social interactions You are often nervous participating in class discussions or activities You feel your communication skills are holding you back from personal or academic success HOT GARBAGE COMEDY is hosting an improv class designed to help students become more...

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Research Study -FR

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Posted: September 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to meet a personal trainer offering you a unique exercise program which can be performed in the comfort of your own home at NO cost? The study aims to identify a new exercise program that substitutes aerobic activities with resistance training for men living with obesity. You are eligible if: - A male between the ages of 19 or above?  - Have no restriction to do resistance training - Struggling to maintain a healthy body weight Benefits: - Fitness and health assessments in ONLY 2...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and...

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services, in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton, will be hosting the 3rd annual SuperWalk for Parkinson Canada. The walk will take place on Sunday, September 23rd from 2pm-4pm at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The event will start in the recreational gym at 2pm and the walk will go out onto the trails below campus. We invite the UNB community as well as family, friends and neighbours to participate in this wonderful event. If you'd like to participate or...

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URec Student Games Night -FR

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join us for our first Games Night, taking place this Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. in the CURRIE CENTER! The night will consist of informal, low-impact games such as: Just Dance Mini bowling Ping pong Obstacle courses & more! Stop in and stay for as long as you wish! This event is free for all UNB students. Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Time for something new? Try Fencing!-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for something new? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club's first beginner practice of the 2018-2019 season is Monday, September 17th, at 8:00pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor near the stairs). It's free to try and all necessary equipment is provided free of charge. These practices, are open to anyone from UNB, STU, or the Fredericton Community ages 17 and up.  Can't make it on Mondays? No problem, we have another beginner program on Wednesdays at...

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UNB Counselling Services - Workshops Groups-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Counselling Services is offering a variety of workshops and groups this term for students.  Workshops we are offering include Procrastination and You, Yeah YOU! and Standing Ovation:  Rockin' the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety.  Groups we are running include Living Life To The Full, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Creative Coping, Improv for Anxiety & Therapeutic Role Playing Games. For more information, visit our website at...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNB Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group therapy with learning to run (from couch to 5k!). We'll monitor the progress of both groups, and...

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Soccer and hockey this weekend-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's home opening weekend for the Reds women's and men's soccer teams. They will host the Dal Tigers, at UNB's BMO Centre, on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. On both days, the women will begin at 1:00pm, the men are scheduled to start at 3:15pm. Admission for UNB students is FREE. Admission for UNB faculty and staff is $8.00. The men's hockey team plays exhibition games against McGill, on Friday(7:00pm) and Saturday(3:00pm), at the Aitken Centre. Admission for UNB students is FREE....

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton will be hosting the 3rd annual SuperWalk for Parkinson Canada. The walk will take place on Sunday September 23rd from 2pm-4pm at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The event will start in the recreational gym at 2pm and the walk will go out onto the trails below campus. We invite the UNB community as well as family, friends and neighbours to participate in this wonderful event. If you'd like to participate or...

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Board Game Thursdays -FR

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB hosts a regular, weekly board game night every Thursday from 5-9PM on the 1st floor of the Harriet Irving Library in the Milham Room. We have a large collection of games to suit every taste! Don't be afraid to come alone, there will always be someone to get you started! Check out our facebook page: UNBBoardgames Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address: macleanm@unb.ca

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Looking for something new? Why not try Fencing?-FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for something new? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will be putting on a free Open House on Monday, September 10th, at 8:00pm in the Currie Center Recreation Gym (first floor). We'll be taking participants through the basics, putting on some demonstrations, and letting participants take a stab at some of our well-padded volunteers. All necessary equipment is provided free of charge. This event, and all of our practices, are open to anyone from UNB, STU, or the Fredericton...

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CELLab Study: Substituting Aerobic Exercise with Resistance Training in a Home Setting -FR

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Posted: September 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to meet a personal trainer offering you a unique exercise program which can be performed in the comfort of your own home at NO cost? The study aims to identify a new exercise program that substitutes aerobic activities with resistance training for men living with obesity. You are eligible if: - A male between the ages of 19 or above - Have no restriction to do resistance training - Struggling to maintain a healthy body weight Benefits: - Fitness and health assessments in ONLY 2 sessions...

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UNB Board Games-FR

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Posted: August 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you passionate about board games? Like playing them, like teaching them? UNB runs a regular Board Game Night and is looking for a few individuals willing to take the role of organizers of this weekly event. Perks include access to the UNB Board Game Library, a hand in choosing what board games to add to the library and the satisfaction of helping to spread access to this great hobby! If you're interested, please contact Matthew MacLean macleanm@unb.ca (e-mail) 506-230-0350 (text)...

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CELLab Study Substituting Aerobic Exercise with Resistance Training in a Home Setting -FR

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to meet a personal trainer offering you a unique exercise program which can be performed in the comfort of your own home at NO cost? The study aims to identify a new exercise program that substitutes aerobic activities with resistance training for men living with obesity. You are eligible if: ???? ? ? A male between the ages of 19 or above? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ???? ? ? Have no restriction to do resistance training ???? ? ? Struggling to maintain a healthy body...

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Engineering Students Casting Call-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Engineering Undergraduate Society understands that mental wellness can be difficult to maintain during the school year, and that many engineering students struggle with their mental health. In an effort to show students that they are not alone and to support the wellbeing of UNB engineering students, we would like to create two videos featuring current or recently graduated engineering students discussing their mental wellness journey. These videos are meant to provide current and...

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Now open fall fee-based registration -FR

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's fall fee-based registration is now open!? Fee-based programs are separated into three categories: General Population:? Suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Reformer Pilates: Specialized Pilates programs with small group numbers for lots of individual attention.? Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to improve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, while also addressing special conditions. Register online, over the phone (506-453-4579) or in person at...

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Therapy group for teens with depression anxiety -FR

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Posted: August 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning in September 2018, the UNB Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a FREE therapy group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression. The group will use strategies derived from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to teach teens and their parents skills for managing emotions and behaviour, and to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. We are looking for high-school-aged teens between 14 and 18, with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety to participate. Sessions...

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Engineering Students Casting Call-FR

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Posted: August 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Engineering Undergraduate Society understands that mental wellness can be difficult to maintain during the school year, and that many engineering students struggle with their mental health. In an effort to show students that they are not alone and to support the wellbeing of UNB engineering students, we would like to create two videos featuring current or recently graduated engineering students discussing their mental wellness journey. These videos are meant to provide current and...

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Free reformer pilates classes -FR

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Posted: April 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try a sample Reformer Pilates class for free during one of URec's Demo Days! Demo Day classes will run on Wednesday, May 2 (5 p.m. - 8 p.m.) and Saturday, May 5 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) Classes will begin every half hour and will run for 20 minutes. (i.e. fist class runs from 5 p.m. - 5:20 p.m., second class from 5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m., etc.)? Pre-registration is required. Register in person at the CURRIE CENTER or by phone at 506.453.4579. Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail...

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URec spring registration -FR

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for URec's spring? Silver Series,? General Population? &? Reformer Pilates? (semi-private) programs!? Classes will begin the week of May 7.? ? Registration can be processed in person (1st floor Richard J. CURRIE CENTER), by phone (506.453.4579) or online.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Cyclethon - Friday March 23 -FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Cycle. Sweat. Support!? Join URec for its 6th annual Cyclethon in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB. Class details:? The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.) and will each run for 30 minutes. Where:? The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the CURRIE CENTER) How to participate:? Registration will take place in the Rec Gym and will open...

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Cycle Sweat Support -FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's sixth annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, March 23! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB! ? Where:? The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the CURRIE CENTER) ? Class details:? The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.) and will each run for 30...

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Session ll fee-based registration is now open -FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Session ll Fee-Based program registration is now open! Register early to secure your spot in one of our popular programs.? General population (yoga + pilates) schedule Semi-private (reformer + mat/reformer) information + schedule? Registration can be processed in person, by phone (506.453.4579) or? online at https://recreation.unbf.ca? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Improv for Confidence-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hot Garbage Comedy and UNB Student Services Present IMPROV FOR CONFIDENCE Do any of the following apply to you? Your work or schoolwork is affected by your fear of public speaking You feel anxious in social situations or overthink social interactions You are often nervous participating in class discussions or activities You feel your communication skills are holding you back from personal or academic success HOT GARBAGE COMEDY is hosting an improv class designed to help students...

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Try a class for free at URec -FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's Drop-In Week ! Try any General Population class for free from Jan. 8 - Jan.14. Choose from a variety of class types, including Yoga, Pilates, Boxing, Dance & more!? URec's General Population classes are appropriate for all skill levels.? Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Nutrition Services on Campus-FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Feeling motivated to eat well and feel your best in 2018? Did you know that the UNB Student Health Centre offers free dietitian services to all full-time students? A registered dietitian can help you with healthy eating on a budget, weight management, nutrition for sport performance, digestive troubles, meal planning, healthy eating in the dining hall, and much more!? To book an appointment with the dietitian, call 453-4837 or drop in to the Student Health Centre (3rd floor C.C. Jones...

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Free Fencing Open House-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for something new to do in the new year? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will be putting on a free Open House on Monday, January 8th, at 8:00pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor near the stairs). We'll be taking participants through the basics, putting on some demonstrations, and letting participants take a stab at some of our well-padded volunteers. All necessary equipment is provided free of charge. This event, and all of our practices, are open to anyone...

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Free workshop Breathing Bracing and Positioning for Core Training-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Learn about the most productive ways to train the midsection! Details make the difference between getting results and getting injured. No experience is required.  Date: Saturday, December 16 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Location: Currie Center - Free Weight Room     Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Fee-Based registration - now open -FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Winter? registration is now open! ? Our Fee-Based programs are separated into three? categories:? ? General Population:? ? A variety of programs that cover a wide range of disciplines. Suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Semi-Private:? Reformer and mat/reformer Pilates classes. Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to improve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, while also addressing special conditions. ? Register early to secure your spot!? All?...

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URec closing early Sunday December 10-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 10 for the URec holiday party. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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SAMHI Mental Health Matchup UNB vs MUN-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Varsity Reds Athletes' Council and the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative - SAMHI are raising awareness of the mental health issues facing student-athletes. Join us at the Richard J. Currie Center as our UNB Varsity Reds men's and women's basketball teams battle against the Memorial University Sea-Hawks in a critical 4-point game! Event Details: SAMHI Mental Health Matchup: UNB vs. MUN Date: Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 Time: 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Location: Richard J. Currie...

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Volunteers Needed Research regarding the potential for saffron to manage delayed onset muscle soreness -FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are looking for volunteers to evaluate the potential of Saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). Join us at the Richard J. Currie Center as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, recovery and performance. REB 2016-127 Background? -? The study will involve two separate 10-day? data collection/supplementation periods. During these treatment? periods you would be taking either a placebo or saffron in a form of a pill. On day...

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Quiet Reflection Hour in the Chapel Every Thursday - FR-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Drop in to the Chapel in? Sir Howard Douglas Hall - FR on Thursday any time from Noon until 1 pm. ? Quiet Reflection Hour is a time where you can come, sit and simply be...an opportunity to pray, think, or simply enjoy silence...a peaceful moment amidst the constant hum of life. ? All students, faculty and staff are welcome. A Quiet Reflection Hour will take place every Thursday at this time until Christmas break. If you would like to contact our Chaplain Ali Anningson, you can reach her at...

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UNB Saint John Host the 2017 ACAA Soccer Championships-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Saint John will host the best University and College soccer? teams in Atlantic Canada this weekend during the 2017 Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association (ACAA) Soccer Championships.? The? event take place at the Canada Games Stadium: Saturday, Oct. 28 Women???s semifinals 10 a.m.- 1st Dalhousie Agricultural Campus (Rams) vs. 4th University of Kings College (Blue Devils) 12:30 p.m.- 2nd Mount Saint Vincent University (Mystics) vs. 3rd St. Thomas University (Tommies) Men???s...

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URec Member Appreciation Week -FR

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Highlights of? the week: Grand prize packages for members & student members URec will be offering not one, but? two? grand prizes during our member appreciation week! The member prize package? includes: four Varsity Red???s season passes and a? one-year base membership.The? student member prize package? includes: a? FitBit, a? personal training starter package and URec swag.Ballot boxes will be located near the membership services desk.? There will be a maximum of one entry per member /...

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Congratulations to the UNB Rowing Club for bringing home two golds-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Congratulations to the UNB? Men's and Women's? Rowing teams who both won the Atlantic University Championships at Lochaber Lake? this past weekend. The club sport is coached by Chantelle Hanley, who is a UNB alumna and? the? high performance rowing coach for New Brunswick.? ? This was quite an? accomplishment for the club as the Dalhousie team has held these titles for quite some time. For more information about rowing at UNB, contact unbrowing@unb.ca.? Article Contact InformationContact:...

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Want to know how to feel better right now -FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Counselling Services is offering a fun and informative program that will teach you how to sleep better, feel happier, have more energy and gain confidence! Living Life to the Full is an eight-week course that teaches real world skills using an engaging format. The course starts Monday, October 23 and runs from 10:30AM to 12PM. For more information or to register, contact Tanya Jones at 453-4820. ? ? ? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Matthew MacLeanEmail Address:...

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Session ll fee-based registration is now open -FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Don't miss your chance to sign up for a general population? yoga or pilates? program! This session, we will also be offering a new 5-week Dance Basics: Ballet class. The class will take place on Sundays at 3:30 p.m.? Fall Session II classes begin Monday, October 30.? ? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Mindful Painting Event-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come try mindful painting in the SUB quad Friday, October 6th from 11AM to 2PM. You'll get to create your very own masterpiece and relax while learning about mindfulness! It only takes a couple of minutes to create your own artistic creation! Note: No artistic skills actually required. For more information, check out the UNB Peer Support Centre Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/UNBPSC/   Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address: macleanm@unb.ca

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Therapy Dogs Each Monday -FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Mondays got you down? Run on over to the Peer Support Centre from 12pm-2pm in Rm 103 of the Student Union Building to play with a therapy dog! Games, tea and listening ears available at 12pm with the therapy dog arriving at 1pm. For more information, check out www.facebook.com/UNBPSC   Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address: macleanm@unb.ca

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Parkinson SuperWalk - Sunday Sept 24 -FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec and the Fredericton Parkinson Support Group? will host Fredericton's? Parkinson SuperWalk this Sunday, Sept.24 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.? Last year's event raised $5,000 for Parkinson Canada -? we hope to raise even more at this year's event!? ? Participants can choose to walk 1 km, 3 km or? 5 km.? ? "The Parkinson SuperWalk is the largest nationwide fundraising event for Parkinson Canada. Approximately 10,000 people from coast-to-coast organize and...

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Mindfulness Groups-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to find out what mindfulness is all about?? Get to know yourself better, learn to handle stress differently, and improve the quality of your everyday life.? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an 8 week group that will help students learn meditation and mindfulness practice.? This group is open to any students from UNB/STU. Tuesdays from 10:30-12:00 noon starting September 19th Mondays from 1:30-3:00 pm starting September 25th Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 pm starting January...

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Board Games -FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Libraries and UNB Student Services are happy to offer board games every Wednesday 5-9 PM in the Milham Room located on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library. Our game collection features everything from light 5-minute appetizers to complex 4-hour behemoths and everything in between. Check out fb.me/UNBBoardgames for the full list of available games. If you???re new to board games, our local game guru can help you choose a game, explain the rules and get you started. No need to...

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Drop-In Week at URec Sept 11 - Sept 17 -FR

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Posted: September 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Next week, you can try any general population class for free at URec! Choose from classes such as Yoga, Pilates, Boxing, Dance & more!? Spaces are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Fencing Open House on September 11th-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a free Open House on September 11th, starting at 8:00pm, in the Currie Center Recreation Gym. No experience required. All equipment will be provided.    Can't make it to the Open House? No problem, we invite you to drop by our beginner practices any time on Mondays or Wednesdays between 8:00pm and 9:00pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (second floor). Anyone can try it for free.   For more information about the club or the sport of fencing, check out...

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Pilates Reformer Registration opens Monday August 28 -FR

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec for a semi-private Pilates class!? All semi-private classes have a maximum of five participants; we keep our classes small to give you individualized attention!? Pilates reformer? workouts tone? the body from the inside out -? each class incorporates core control and upper and lower body exercises for a true full-body workout. Registration for the fall session opens on Monday, August 28.? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Register for a fall fee-based program -FR

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Boxing, Pilates, Latin Dance, Yoga & more! Join URec? for a fall fee-based program! URec???s fee-based programs? are designed to develop personal fitness and skills in a progressive group instruction format.? All programs are instructed by certified fitness professionals.? Our instructors are truly experts in their craft!? Space is limited - register ASAP? to secure your spot!? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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URec Drop in Week July 4 - July 10 -FR

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Posted: June 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try any General Population class for free! Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.? Tuesday, July 4: Pilates Express,? 12:10 p.m. EXCEL,? 5? p.m. Total Barre Pilates, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 5: Power Yoga (Advanced), 5:15 p.m. Thursday, July 6: EXCEL,? 5? p.m. Pilates Power & Flow, 5:15 p.m. Monday, July 10: Yoga for Power & Grace, 12:10 p.m. Trim & Tone Pilates, 7 p.m. Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address:...

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Try Fencing This Summer at UNB Fredericton -FR

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Posted: June 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On campus this summer? Want to try something new? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, June 28th, at 8:00pm in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd Floor). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. No previous experience is necessary.? Article Contact InformationContact: David ThemensEmail Address: fencing.unb@gmail.com

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Summer Fee-Based registration now open -FR

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The summer Fee-Based program schedule has just been released! Register early to secure your spot in one of URec's? General Population, Semi-Private Reformer or? Silver Series programs.? This? session will run from July 4 - August 24.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Learn to Run for Anxiety -FR

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Posted: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you looking for a way to improve your physical and mental health?? When you feel nervous you might experience sensations like shaking, dizziness, or a racing heart. If you worry that others might notice these sensations, or that they could be harmful to your health, you may have? anxiety sensitivity.? If this sounds like you, you may be eligible to participate in a research study investigating the effectiveness of exercise for reducing anxiety sensitivity.? We are looking for? women? to...

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URec Drop in Week May 1 - May 4 -FR

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try any General Population class for free during URec's Drop-In Week! Choose from Boxing, Capoeira, Yoga, Pilates, and more! Classes are offered in the morning, daytime and evening.? Members and non-members are welcome to participate!? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Seeking Volunteers for Research Study using Saffron-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Prevention of muscle soreness with Saffron.  Have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym?  We are evaluating the potential of Saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness.  Join us at the CURRIE CENTER as we explore the affects of Saffron on muscle soreness, speedy recovery and higher performance.  We are seeking: Healthy individuals between 19 and 35 No allergies or knee injuries No lower body resistance training within last 3...

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It s Party Thyme -FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Aloe-ha! I know you may be thinking I wish I could turn back thyme and have went to the Peer Support Centre's grand opening. Well try and herb your enthusiasm for just one moment and not wet your plants, because this is your second chance to come on out and join us Thursday, April 6th 12-2 at the Peer Support Centre (SUB Room 103) for a planting party. We will provide the plants, soil, pots and peers so come one come all, thistle surely be the event of the year! For more information contact...

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Love My Low Back Workshop - April 8-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Knowledge is power! This fun and practical workshop will help you identify and address physical habits, common thought patterns, and beliefs systems that have prevented you from moving well.? Anyone? who has experienced pain or restricted movement in any area of their body will benefit from the material presented in this informative session.? Workshop topics include: Understanding basic core anatomy Efficient methods for creating a strong and functional core Improving body...

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Spring Registration opens Monday April 3-FR

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Posted: March 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Boxing, Capoeira, Yoga, Pilates and more! URec's spring Fee-Based program registration opens on Monday, April 3. Classes begin in May! We offer morning, daytime and evening classes. Sign up early to reserve your spot! Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Last Open URec Skate of the term at the Aitken University Centre-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The last open URec skate of the term will be Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:15pm at the Aitken University Centre. The URec skate is open to all URec members as well as students with a valid student ID. We look forward to seeing everyone back in the fall when we start back up. Article Contact Information Contact: Brandon MacKay Email Address: brandon.mackay@unb.ca

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Try a class for free at URec -FR

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Posted: March 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Winter? Session II? Fee-Based programs? begin? on? Monday, March 13! ? Not sure which class to register for? Then try any general population class on the Session II schedule for free during? Drop-In Week!? (Monday, March 13 ??? Thursday, March 16) ? Monday: 12 p.m. Yoga for Power and Grace 7 p.m. Trim & Tone Pilates Tuesday: 12:10 p.m.? Pilates Express 6:15 p.m.? Total Barre Pilates? Wednesday: 6 p.m. Power Yoga (Advanced) Thursday: 5:15 p.m.? Pilates Power & Flow? Article Contact...

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Volunteers needed for a Kinesiology Research Study-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in Kinesiology research and physical activity? Looking to get in shape and become stronger? We are looking for participants to complete an 8 week supervised interval training program as a part of a masters thesis project. The study will require participants to attend 24 training sessions over the 8 weeks, and attend an additional 3 sessions for testing the effectiveness of the training.? The training sessions will take approximately 30 minutes each and the testing sessions will...

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Cyclethon - This Friday -FR

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Posted: February 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to sweat, cycle and support on Friday, Feb. 24! Join URec at our fifth annual? Cyclethon? for 12 cycling classes in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.? Prizes will be awarded throughout the day, and you will have the opportunity to earn your membership! For every class you complete, you will receive a 10% discount towards your next membership purchase (up to a max. of 50%)! Student members: complete a class to receive a ballot for our grand prize draw!...

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Peer Support Centre Launch with Greta the Therapy Dog-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come celebrate the launch of the UNB Peer Support Centre this Thursday from 12:30PM-2PM in room 103 in the Student Union Building with games, snacks and a visit from Greta the therapy dog! The Peer Support Centre is an open and welcoming space for students to drop-in and seek support for any issue. Our trained volunteers will work with you to help develop a plan to make things better while also helping to connect you with on- and off-campus resources. The Peer Support Centre is open each...

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URec s fifth annual Cyclethon - Feb 24 -FR

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Posted: February 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to sweat, cycle and support! Join URec at our fifth annual Cyclethon for 12 cycling classes in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.? Prizes will be awarded through out the day and you will have the opportunity to earn your membership! For every class you complete, you will receive a 10% discount towards your next membership purchase! (up to a max. of 50%) Student members: complete a class to receive a ballot for our grand prize draw! One lucky winner will...

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Invitation to participate in gender equity in university sport survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


If you are a UNB varsity or club athlete or staff member (coach, manager, trainer, etc.), you are invited to participate in a study on gender equity in university sport.  There are only 10 questions and all answers will be collected anonymously.  If you have any questions you may contact Chelsey Walker at chelsey.walker@unb.ca   Chelsey is a 4th Year Honours Student in the Faculty of Kinesiology.  Here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H3FMYXL  This project is on file with the...

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Peer Support Centre-FR

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Posted: February 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Feeling lonely or troubled? Difficulties with your roomates? Is it hard for you to get motivated? Want somewhere safe to hang out and talk? The Peer Support Centre is an open and welcoming space for students to drop-in and seek support for any issue. Our trained volunteers will work with you to help develop a plan to make things better while also helping to connect you with on- and off-campus resources. Our services are completely confidential. When: Each week Monday thru Wednesday 4:30PM...

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Volunteers Needed for Kinesiology Research Study-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in Kinesiology research and physical activity? Looking to get in shape and become stronger? We are looking for participants to complete an 8 week supervised interval training program as a part of a masters thesis project. The study will require participants to attend 24 training sessions over the 8 weeks, and attend an additional 3 sessions for testing the effectiveness of the training.? The training sessions will take approximately 30 minutes each and the testing sessions will...

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Student Support Network Training-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in learning to better support the wellbeing of your peers and working to foster a community of care at UNB? The Student Support Network (SSN) is a training course designed to provide university students???who may find themselves in the role of trusted listener or helper for their peers???with knowledge, skills, destigmatizing perspectives, and connection capabilities. The SSN training course consists of six 1-hour modules that cover topics such as empathy, anxiety and...

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Volunteers Needed for Kinesiology Research Study-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in Kinesiology research and physical activity? Looking to get in shape and become stronger? We are looking for participants to complete an 8 week supervised interval training program as a part of a masters thesis project. The study will require participants to attend 24 training sessions over the 8 weeks, and attend an additional 3 sessions for testing the effectiveness of the training.? The training sessions will take approximately 30 minutes each and the testing sessions will...

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New Brunswick Olympic Academy-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Kinesiology will be hosting the 2017 New Brunswick Olympic Academy on February 25 & 26th. Join Rio Olympian Genevieve Lalonde and Paralympians Louis Fortin, Shayne Dobson and Dave Durepos, Canadian Mission team member Monique Allain, academics, and other New Brunswickers who have been part of the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement for an exciting weekend of informative discussions, presentations, and activities. Olympic academies are leadership development programmes that teach...

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Eat well to feel your best in 2017 -FR

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Posted: January 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Motivated to make 2017 your healthiest year yet? Book an appointment with the Student Health Centre registered dietitian for a personalized nutrition plan that will help you meet your goals! To schedule an appointment call 453-4837,? or drop in to the Student Health Centre, located on the 3rd floor of C.C. Jones Student Centre. Nutrition consultations are FREE for all full-time students, and no referral is required!? Article Contact InformationContact: Anna JacksonEmail Address:...

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Recruiting participants for UNB Kinesiology Honours Study-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB PACE Study is being conducted to look at a novel hormone called Irisin. This hormone is believed to be one of the mechanisms that could lead to improved health with exercise in youth at risk of T2D. We will be exploring the change in Irisin levels of youth during endurance exercise at two different intensities. We are looking to recruit 15 youth aged 12-18, who are not regular exercisers, carry some extra body weight and may be at risk of T2D. We are also looking to recruit 15 youth...

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Eat well to feel your best in 2017 -FR

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Posted: January 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Motivated to make 2017 your healthiest year yet? Book an appointment with the UNB Student Health Centre registered dietitian for a personalized nutrition plan to help you meet your goals!  Article Contact Information Contact: Anna Jackson Email Address: Anna.Jackson@unb.ca

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URec Skate Reopens for Winter Term-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The noon hour URec Free Skate starts back up Tuesday January 10, 2017. The skate takes place at the Aitken University Centre every Tuesday & Thursday from 12:00pm-1:15pm for the remainder of the winter semester. All participants are required to bring their valid Student ID or URec membership card. Article Contact Information Contact: Brandon MacKay Email Address: brandon.mackay@unb.ca

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Wednesday Board Games-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Libraries and UNB Student Services are happy to offer board games every Wednesday 5-9PM in the Milham Room located on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library. Our game collection features everything from light 5-minute appetizers to complex 4-hour behemoths and everything in between. Check out fb.me/UNBBoardgames for the full list of available games and up to date info. If you???re new to board games, our local game guru can help you choose a game, explain the rules and get you...

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Embrace winter and get outside with URec this year -FR

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Posted: January 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's time to embrace all that an East Coast winter has to offer!? Is this winter finally the year you commit to trying snowshoeing? Want to learn the basics of cross-country skiing & snowshoeing, while out at the glorious Crabbe Mountain? Are you looking to have a s'more mid-day while wandering on campus between work/classes? Join URec on one of their 30+ winter adventures this year! All programs are open to students, staff, faculty, internationals, community URec members and the general...

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Living Life to The Full-FR

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Posted: January 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to know how to feel happier, more confident and worry less right now? Would you like to learn new ways of dealing with what life throws at you?? Living Life to the Full offers you enjoyable and interactive courses that will help you understand your feelings, thoughts and behaviors, and what to do about them! In 8 fun, friendly 90-minute sessions, Living Life to the Full helps people make a difference in their lives. Each session is moderated by a trained facilitator and includes a...

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Looking for Peer Support Volunteers-FR

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Posted: January 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a good listener? Do you like helping others? Can you handle confidential information and sensitive situations? UNB is looking for students interested in becoming volunteer peer supporters. Interested students should be compassionate, friendly, and responsible. Interested students should e-mail unbpsc@gmail.com to receive an application form. Selected applicants will be contacted for a short interview during the week of January 16th. Volunteers will be required to attend mandatory...

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Try Fencing for Free-FR

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Posted: January 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a free Open House for anyone interested from 8:00pm until 9:00pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd Floor) on Wednesday, January 11th. No prior experience or equipment is necessary and all are welcome to attend. For club information, check out our website at unbfencing.com or contact us at fencing (at) unb (dot) ca The UNB Fencing Club, founded in 1966, is the longest running fencing club in Atlantic Canada and is celebrating its 50th anniversary...

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Volunteers Needed for Kinesiology Research Project-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in Kinesiology research and physical activity? Looking to get in shape and become stronger? We are looking for participants to complete an 8 week supervised interval training program as a part of a masters thesis project. The study will require participants to attend 24 training sessions over the 8 weeks, and attend an additional 3 sessions for testing the effectiveness of the training.? The training sessions will take approximately 30 minutes each and the testing sessions will...

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URec Drop-In Week Jan 9 - Jan 15 -FR

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Posted: January 3, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's winter Drop-In Week kicks off Monday, Jan. 9! Try any of our Fee-Based general population classes (including yoga, pilates, boxing & more!) at no? cost. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Winter Intramural Registration Opens Thursday Jan 5 2017-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Winter intramural registration opens Thursday, Jan.5, 2017 for UNB Fredericton. The deadline for team submissions is Friday, Jan.13, 2017 at 4:00pm. For more information click here or contact Brandon MacKay at 447 3405 or brandon.mackay@unb.ca Article Contact InformationContact: Brandon MacKayEmail Address: brandon.mackay@unb.ca

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Mindfulness Course Winter 2017-FR

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Posted: December 13, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


An elective course in Mindfulness? is being offered on Wednesdays from 230-520pm in Winter 2017 at Renaissance College. This course is open to all students and will? examine the ways in which mindfulness is understood, practiced, commodified and discussed in academic and popular culture. Special attention is placed on participation and experiencing different mindfulness practices. Mindfulness exercises will be practiced in each class; being present is exceptionally high for this...

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URec s SNOW SERIES are back -FR

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Posted: December 8, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


For the 3rd winter season in a row, URec has a chocked-full calender of winter events available for anyone who is looking to stay active this winter! All programs are open to the general public, to friends and family, students of any age or institution, and of course to UNB staff and faculty! Here's what we have in store for you: Snowshoeing Mini-Adventures Your favourite Mini-Adventures are back! These 2.5 hour adventures are the perfect way to stay active while enjoying the...

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Research participants needed The effect of sprint interval training on muscle mass-FR

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Posted: December 7, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in Kinesiology research and physical activity? Looking to get in shape and become stronger? We are looking for participants to complete an 8 week supervised interval training program as a part of a masters thesis project. The study will require participants to attend 24 training sessions over the 8 weeks, and attend an additional 3 sessions for testing the effectiveness of the training.? The training sessions will take approximately 30 minutes each and the testing sessions will...

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Win a 50 gift card and hoodie at URec -FR

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Posted: December 5, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Elf on a Shelf will be paying a visit to URec this week! He will appear in various locations on the first floor of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. When you spot the elf, take a sELFie with him and upload it to URec's Facebook page or tag us in your twitter post! Participants will have their name entered in a draw for a $50 URec gift card and a URec hoodie!? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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UNB Sports Club Wall of Fame Ceremony-FR

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Posted: November 3, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty/Staff & Students We are pleased to announce that the UNB Sport Club Wall of Fame has been completed! The official unveiling of the wall is November 3rd, 2016 at 10:30am on the second floor of the Richard J CURRIE CENTER. We would love to have you stop by to check out the wall and meet some of our Sport Club athletes. Article Contact InformationContact: Brandon MacKayEmail Address: brandon.mackay@unb.ca

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Free yoga and pilates classes at URec -FR

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Posted: October 31, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec for Drop-In Week (Oct.31-Nov.3)? to try a Yoga or Pilates class for free! Join us at one of the following times: Mon. Oct.31:? 12? p.m.? Yoga? for? Power? and? Grace,? 4:45? p.m.? Hot? Yoga,? 7? p.m.? Trim? &? Tone? Pilates? Tues. Nov.1:12:15? p.m.? Pilates? Express,? 6:15? p.m.? Total? Barre? Pilates Wed. Nov.2:? 6? p.m.? Power? Yoga? (advanced) Thurs.Nov.3:? 5:15? p.m.? Pilates? Power? &? Flow? Classes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis!? Article Contact...

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Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: October 14, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Read the latest issue of Student Health 101; your health and wellness e-magazine just for students. It's packed with information and tips about managing stress, eating healthy, staying active, dealing with roommates and more! http://read101.ca/UNB.html Article Contact Information Contact: Naomi McSporran Email Address: Naomi.McSporran@unb.ca

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URec Fall Fee-Based Session 2 Registration Opens Monday October 10th-FR

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Posted: October 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Fall Session I Fee-Based classes filled up quickly, so be sure to register for Session ll classes on opening day (Monday, Oct. 10) to secure your spot! Highlights include: - Hot Yoga: Monday @ 4:45 pm (Warm up on those chilly days!) - Pilates Express: Tuesday @ 12:15 pm (A solid lunch break workout!) - Pilates Power & Flow: Thursday @ 5:15 pm (perfect for after work!) Session II officially kicks-off on Monday, October 31st! Article Contact InformationContact: Hannah DaviesEmail Address:...

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Intramural Sports and Hockey Registratio-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is open for all Fall Intramural Sports Leagus, with some deadlines closing Friday Sept 16. For a list of all sports and registration informaiton visit: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/intramurals/registration.html Individual Hockey registration is being held Tues Sept 13, Wed Sept 14, and Thur Sept 15 from 4-6pm in the Currie Center Lobby All persons interested must bring their UNB ID or Intramural Rec Pass.  Membership ID & a non-refundable registration fee of $100.00 (cheque...

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Spend Friday Nights With URec At Latin Dance Class -FR

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Posted: September 13, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you always wanted to be able to dance Latin style? Here's your chance! Come spice up your Friday nights for ten weeks of rhythmical movement while learning three fundamental dances known worldwide: Merengue, Salsa and Bachata. No experience or partner necessary. Be prepared for your next vacation down South to show off your new moves on the dance floors by the beaches!   Instructors: Otto & Saba Morales Day/Time: Fridays, 7:30pm | September 16 - November 25th (10 weeks) Fees: $85(M);...

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UNB Board Games-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Libraries and UNB Student Services are excited to announce that you can play board games every Thursday 5-9PM in the Milham Room located on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library. Our game collection features everything from light 5-minute appetizers to complex 4-hour behemoths and everything in between. Check out fb.me/UNBBoardgames for the full list of available games. If you’re new to board games, our local game guru can help you choose a game, explain the rules and get you...

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URec Express Lunch Classes FREE To Try-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in registering for one of URec's dynamic and invigorating Fee-Based programs but only have limited time for lunch? ? Then our NEW lunch Pilates EXPRESS classes are the perfect option for you! ? We are happy to offer Pilates Express on Tuesdays and Pilates Power & Flow Express on Wednesdays, both from 12:15pm - 1:00pm. ? Enjoy one (or both!) of these Pilates classes that will help build your core strength, challenge your balance, and increase your overall mobility, during your lunch...

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Intramural Hockey Registration-FR

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Posted: September 9, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Early Registration for Intramural Ice Hockey will take place on the following dates: Early registration sessions-Currie Center Rec Gym Lobby: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 4:00-6:00pm Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 4:00-6:00pm Thursday, September 15th, 2016 4:00-6:00pm Membership ID & a non-refundable registration fee of $100.00? (cheque payable to UNB or EXACT cash), debit and credit cards WILL NOT be accepted Normal registration after this date will be $120.00 and accepted mon-fri from...

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UNB Board Games-FR

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Posted: September 9, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Libraries and UNB Student Services are excited to announce that you can play board games every Thursday 5-9PM in the Milham Room located on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library. Our game collection features everything from light 5-minute appetizers to complex 4-hour behemoths and everything in between. Check out fb.me/UNBBoardgames for the full list of available games. If you???re new to board games, our local game guru can help you choose a game, explain the rules and get you...

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UNB Fencing Open House on September 12th-FR

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Posted: September 8, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its bi-annual free Open House in the Currie Center Recreation Gym on Monday, September 12th, starting at 8:00pm. We will de doing some demonstrations, teaching the participants some of the basics of fencing, and then allowing the participants to take up the sword against our club members. Can't make it to the Open House? No problem, you can drop by any of our practices between 8:00pm and 9:00pm on Mondays or Wednesdays to try out the sport for free. No...

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URec Fall Fee-Based Program Registration Is Open-FR

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Posted: August 15, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation Services'? fall fee-based program registration has just opened? and the schedule? is jam packed! Your favourite classes have returned with the addition of two new offerings: Advanced Power Yoga & Silver Strides! ? Advanced Power Yoga is for the seasoned yoga practitioner? looking to deepen their practice with Garda Milne. ? Silver Strides is the newest walking program in town! ? Join this class and partake in free walking time, education tutorials and all kinds of helpful...

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Learn to Kayak with URec-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's time to get a-paddlin' with URec this summer! Come solo, with a friend or two, or with your 16 + year old child and learn all about kayaking! Partnered with the Small Craft Aquatic Centre, URec is offering 8 kayaking clinics between June to September 1st! Sign up for a "Beginner" or "Experienced" clinic, and get ready to learn and/or further your paddling strokes. Clinics run on various Thursdays from 5-7:30PM. Rent a kayak or BYOKayak (which gives you a cheaper clinic rate too). Open...

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Volunteers Needed for The REACTION Study -FR

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Posted: May 16, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Why is exercise good for your health? It is well established that physical activity is good for you. Staying physically active as you age helps maintain independence and decreases your risk of chronic disease. However, we do not have a good understanding of how physical activity produces these benefits, and, more importantly, we do not understand why some people benefit from physical activity while others do not. The purpose of our study targets this research question.   You can be included...

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What s up at the Aitken University Centre -FR

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Posted: May 11, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


What's up at the Aitken University Centre! May 14th - World Class Boxing May 18th - 20th - ANTEC? Atlantic Native Teachers' Education Conference May 21st - Freddy Fest To keep informed join visit our web page at auc.unb.ca or join our facebook page at www.facebook.com/Aitken-University-Centre-185122614923166/ Article Contact InformationContact: Terry OakesEmail Address: oakes@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Seeking Volunteers for Reaction Study-FR

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Posted: May 3, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Want to help understand why exercise is beneficial for one's health?? Kinesiology is seeking volunteers between the ages of 19-30 and 65-75, without Type 2 Diabetes; sedentary and carry extra body weight.? If you are interested, please send an e-mail to reactionstudy2016@gmail.com or call (506) 458-7034. Participation in this study will provide you with information about your health, physical activity and also give you a free fitness assessment.? ? #REB 2015-115 Article Contact...

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UNB Fencing Club Summer Beginner Program Begins May 2nd-FR

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Posted: April 28, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Ever wanted to try fencing but were too busy with school work? Never fear, the UNB Fencing Club's Summer Beginner Program is here! If you're around campus this summer, drop by the UNB Fencing Club on Mondays or Thursdays between 7:00pm and 8:00pm (Beginning May 2nd). The club's summer beginner programs will start on May 2nd and May 5th in the UNB Currie Center Dance Studio (2nd Floor). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you find you enjoy the sport and want...

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World Class Professional Boxing Live at the Aitken Centre-FR

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Posted: April 26, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


BRANDON BREWER vs DIEGO MAROCCHI May 14th LIVE at The Aitken University Centre, World Class Live Professional Boxing featuring local athlete and two time Canadian Champion Brandon Brewer, Nathan Millier and an undercard of many more professional boxers. ASSIGNED SEATING TICKETS are available in person at the AUC box office or by calling 506-453-5054 weekdays from 11am - 4pm, or online at auc.unb.ca VIP TICKETS - $40 plus service fees (lower stadium seating) REGULAR TICKETS - $30 plus...

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Live at the Aitken Centre - World Class Professional Boxing-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


World Class Boxing Live at the Aitken University Centre BRANDON BREWER vs DIEGO MAROCCHI May 14th LIVE at The Aitken University Centre, Lee Baxter Promotions in association with L-Jack Promotions present World Class Live Professional Boxing featuring local 2 time Canadian Champion Brandon Brewer, Nathan Millier and an undercard of many more professional boxers. ASSIGNED SEATING TICKETS are available in person at the AUC box office or by calling 506-453-5054 weekdays from 11am -...

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Pilates Master Class Workshop Series Exploring the Advanced Exercises-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to dig into your Pilates practice!? This? master class will challenge your endurance and stamina as URec Pilates teacher, Shasta Stairs, breaks down the dynamic, multi-tasking exercises of an advanced Pilates repetoire. Some exposure to Pilates or a solid level of fitness is required to participate in this workshop. Date: Saturday, April 9th Time: 10:30am ??? 12:00pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC Fees: $30 (members), $36 (non-members). Please note that...

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Strength training Research Study-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Strength and Power Training Study Are you interested in strength and/or power training? Joseph Wallace, Faculty of Kinesiology is currently seeking candidates to participate in a ten week supervised training program designed to enhance strength and power. Participants must meet the following criteria: -? ? ? Age: between 19-35 years of age -? ? ? Male or female -? ? ? Able to back squat 1.5x body weight -? ? ? Ability to commit to four one-hour sessions per week for a total of ten...

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Pilates Master Class Workshop Series Exploring the Advanced Exercises-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to dig into your Pilates practice!? This? master class will challenge your endurance and stamina as URec Pilates teacher, Shasta Stairs, breaks down the dynamic, multi-tasking exercises of an advanced Pilates repetoire. Some exposure to Pilates or a solid level of fitness is required to participate in this workshop. Date: Saturday, April 9th Time: 10:30am ??? 12:00pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC Fees: $30 (members), $36 (non-members) plus HST Please note that...

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Spring Fee-Based Program Registration Opens on April 4th-FR

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Posted: April 1, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Spring is in the air at URec!  On Monday, April 4th, registration opens for all Fee-Based programs beginning in May!  Check out the great line-up of classes.  URec is proud to offer a wide variety of Yoga, Pilates and older adult programs.  Registration is available online, over the phone by calling 453-4579 or in person at the RJCC.   Visit the newly posted Spring Fee-Based program schedule...

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Have you read Student Health 101 this month-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week’s Student Health 101… Your introvert advantage and how to use it http://read101.ca/0316/04/unb.html What's the best gift you've ever received? Vote in this week’s poll! http://read101.ca/gift/unb.html Fame vs. science Which drives your health choices? http://read101.ca/0316/06/unb.html Find out more + enter March’s drawing for $2,500: http://read101.ca/unb.html Thanks for your time,  Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca Article...

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Pilates Master Class WorkshopThis Weekend Vertical Intensive -FR

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Posted: March 15, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec's talented and experienced Pilates instructor, Shasta Stairs, for this weekend's Pilates workshop! ? Change your Pilates perspective in this standing mat class. ? Learn to build your practice from the ground up to test your balance, strength and control. ? Get up off of your mat and challenge your core in a whole new way! ? Date: Saturday, March 19th, 2016 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC Price: $30.00 members, $36.00 non-members Some...

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Try a URec Fee-Based Program for FREE Next Week-FR

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Posted: March 10, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning on Monday, March 14, all Session II URec Fee-Based programs are free to try!  Discover all the great classes URec is offering during the Winter Session II term including: - Yoga for Power & Grace (Mondays, 12pm; Wednesdays 6pm) - Hot Yoga (Mondays, 5pm) - Trim & Tone Pilates (Mondays 7pm) - Total Pilates (Tuesdays, 12pm) - Total Barre Pilates (Tuesdays, 7:30pm) - Sunrise Yoga (Wednesdays, 7am) - Pilates Power & Flow (Thursdays, 5:15pm) Registration is open for all of the Session II...

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Take our URec Membership Survey for your chance to win a 100 Visa Card -FR

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Posted: March 4, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a current URec member or full-time student at UNB Fredericton?? If so, we want to hear from you!? We want to get to know you better, understand your values, and learn how we can keep you coming back to URec. Not only will you be contributing to your Centre of Recreation Excellence, but you will also have a chance to win a $100 Visa card! Take our survey now! Article Contact InformationContact: Jennifer StymiestEmail Address: jennifer.stymiest@unb.ca

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Yoga Pilates URec Has It All for Winter Session II-FR

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Posted: March 2, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is open for an exciting variety of Yoga and Pilates classes in Winter Session II at URec! ? All Session II programs begin the week of March 14th. ? Not sure which one to take? ? Then give them all a try during Drop-In week where all Session II programs are available to try for FREE on the first day of each class! ? For the full list of programs, visit URec at www.urec.ca and check out the classes under the Fee-Based Programs Section! To register, click "Register for Classes" on...

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Pilates Self-Care Series Caring for your Low Back and Hips-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this workshop, you will learn stretching routines for all the muscles surrounding the? hips and low backs. ? Information? about how posture and breathing are intimately connected will also be presented. Off set the impact of seated work by learning about healthy sitting practices! Pilates Self-Care workshops include Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) techniques.? Active Isolated Stretching is an effective and proven method to increase flexibility, reduce pain and stiffness, and improve the...

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Februarys Student Health 101 has you covered-FR

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Posted: February 22, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week???s? Student Health 101??? What's Batman got to do with body image and eating disorders? http://read101.ca/0216/06/unb.html You dropped your phone in the toilet. Now what? Vote in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/dropphone/unb.html FitnessU Gymtimidation http://read101.ca/0216/02/unb.html Find out more + enter February???s drawing for $1,000: http://read101.ca/unb.html Thanks for your time,? Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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URec Winter Session II Fee-Based Program Registration is Now Open -FR

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Posted: February 18, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for a variety of Pilates and Yoga classes that begin the week of March 14th is now open!  Be the first to register!  Visit URec at the RJCC and speak with the Membership Services staff to register for Sunrise Yoga (Wednesdays, 7am), Pilates Power & Flow (Thursdays, 5:15pm), Hot Yoga (Mondays, 5pm), or many more!  Not able to make it in person to register?  No problem!  Registration can be done over the phone by calling 453-4579 or online at www.urec.ca!   Article Contact...

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March Break Winter Camping- Fr-FR

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Posted: February 11, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a little vacation this March Break?  Sign up for the URec Snowshoeing Winter Camping Trip! For 2 days & 1 night we'll get you out of the house, enjoying the outdoors and have all of the logistics taken care of for you!  Departing the morning of Friday Mar. 11, 216 and returning in the afternoon of Saturday Mar. 12, 2016 and all food, transportation, sleeping equipment, snowshoes, wilderness leader and camaraderie is included in the 300$ registration fee!    URec is so excited...

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URec Fee Based Program Session II Registration Opens on February 15th -FR

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Posted: February 8, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking to add a new class to your routine, but want to wait until after March Break? ? Then you might be happy to know that URec's Session II of Fee-Based programs begin the week of March 14th! ? Registration for Session II programs opens on Monday, February 15th! ? We have a great line-up of various yoga and Pilates classes that will add some "you time" to your day. ? You can find the? full list of Session II yoga programs here:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/yoga.html? and...

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Upcoming Pilates Workshops at URec-FR

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Posted: February 5, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited to offer a variety of Pilates workshops that range from self-care exercises, to a challenging progression through a master class series! ? Workshops can be taken individually or as an entire series.? Pilates Master Class Series with Shasta Stairs Session I:? Pilates with Props - February 13th | 10:30am - 12:00pm Session II:? Vertical Intensive - March 19th? |? 10:30am - 12:00pm Session III:? Exploring the Advanced Exercises - April 9th? |? 10:30am - 12:00pm Session IV:?...

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Complimentary Orientation to URec Workout Spaces-FR

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Posted: January 27, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new to our facilities or just not sure how to get started on a fitness routine? UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer our members? complimentary orientations on how to use the strength training and/or cardio equipment. We will help you get started in the gym and give you some guidance as you begin your fitness journey. Orientations are offered hourly from 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday. Sign up for your complimentary orientation at the trainer desk in the strength centre (3rd floor)?...

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Pilates Self-Care Series Caring for your Neck and Shoulders-FR

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Posted: January 27, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Pilates Self-Care workshops include Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) techniques.? Active Isolated Stretching is an effective and proven method to increase flexibility, reduce pain and stiffness, and improve the health of your myofascial tissue.? ? Learn stretching routines for necks, shoulders, arms and? wrists. This workshop? will also go over some preventative stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and demonstrate? how posture and breathing are intimately connected. Off set the impact of...

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Drop-In to a Class at URec on Wednesday January 20th-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Due to the storm closure last Wednesday, URec is happy to offer free drop-ins on all general population Fee-Based programs this Wednesday, January 20th!  Come and try the following classes: - Pilates Flow Mini Series, 5pm - Yoga for Power & Grace, 6pm - MMA Performance Training, 6:30pm - Salsa on One, 7pm We hope to see you there!  For more information, please contact URec at urec@unb.ca, 453-4579, or visit in person at the Membership Services Desk in the RJCC! Article Contact...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop at URec this Saturday-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Wendy for this slow paced Restorative Yoga workshop that will help you unwind and open your body using gentle yoga poses, breath-work and meditation. This workshop is beneficial to those seeking a slower, deeper practice to de-stress and renew oneself for health and peace in daily life. Intended for all levels and beginner friendly.? Instructor:? Wendy Hamelin Day/Time:? Saturday, 10:30-12pm | January 23rd Fees:? $30(M); $36 (NM) plus HST Registration is now open! ? Register online,...

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Student Health 101 has you covered-FR

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Posted: January 18, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week???s? Student Health 101??? 6 ways to survive and thrive in a group project http://read101.ca/0116/07/unb.html What's your favourite life hack? Vote in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/lifehack/unb.html How to rock your bystander interventions Be subtle, be safe, be the difference http://read101.ca/0116/05/unb.html Find out more + enter January???s drawing for $1,000: http://read101.ca/unb.html Thanks for your time,? Campus Wellness Committee University...

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URec provides FREE orientations to our workout spaces-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new to the gym or looking to change up your routine? Are you intimidated by the gym equipment like many first-time users? UNB Recreation Services offers FREE orientations to our workout spaces in The Richard J.CURRIE CENTER. Speak to one of our enthusiastic staff (on the first or third floor)? or call us at 453-4579 and we'll be sure to set you up for success.? Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Fee-Based Programs Free this Week at URec-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Winter 2016 Fee-Based Program schedule is underway and URec is happy to invite anyone interested in trying a class to come for FREE this week as part of Drop In Week! ? Looking for a fun date night or simply some quality? time with a? friend? ? Then give our new 'Salsa on One' (Wednesday 7pm) class or our popular 'Latin Dance' (Friday 7:30pm) class a try!? Couples pricing is available! If dance is not for you, then URec is proud to offer a full variety of programs from martial arts to...

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Yoga Pilates MMA Dance and More at URec -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited that our Winter 2016 Fee-Based Programs begin next week! ? Along with our popular regular programming, we are excited to announce new additions to our schedule including: Hot Yoga (Mondays, 5pm), Total Pilates (Tuesdays, 12pm), Salsa on One (Wednesdays, 7pm), Yoga Essentials (Thursdays, 12pm), and Contemporary Dance (Sundays, 4:45pm). ? Not sure which one to register for? ? Then give them all a try for FREE next week! ? For more information on programs, or to register, please...

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Fee-Based Programs at URec Begin Next Week-FR

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Posted: January 5, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning on Monday, January 11, the exciting new Winter 2016 Fee-Based Program line-up launches! ? We have something for everyone from Yoga essentials, Hot Yoga,? Salsa, Contemporary Dance, MMA, Capoeira, and lots of Pilates! ? Not sure which one to register for? ? Then come next week and drop-in for FREE to try a class!* ? For the full Fee-Based Program schedule, click here:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/instructional_programs/feebasedposterwinter_2016.jpg Registration is open...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House-FR

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Posted: January 4, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its biannual Open House on Monday, January 11th from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance Studio.? This? event is free and open to? students, staff, and community members. No? prior fencing experience is necessary and all necessary equipment will be provided by the club. ? Can't make it to the Open House? No problem, the fencing club accepts new members year-round, so drop by any time on Mondays or Wednesdays between 8:00pm and 9:00pm...

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Winter Registration for Children s Swim Lessons at URec-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer Children's Swim Lessons at the Sir Max Aitken Pool.? Registration for our winter program opens Monday, December 14th. Classes begin Saturday, January 9th. Register online at:? https://recreation.unbf.ca/default.aspx, in person at the Membership Services desk in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, or over the phone by calling 453-4579. URec members receive special pricing.? Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Pilates Self-Care Series Caring for your Low Back and Hips-FR

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Posted: December 9, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Pilates Instructor, Lindsey Laidlaw as she guides you through this self-care practice! Content will be geared towards office and computer workers but anyone interested in learning an effective stretching technique for self care will benefit.? You will learn stretching routines for hips and the low back? and talk about how posture and breathing are intimately connected. Off set the impact of seated work by learning about healthy sitting practices.? Pilates Self-Care workshops include...

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URec Winter 2016 Fee-Based Program Registration Opening Soon -FR

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Posted: December 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation is excited to officially announce our Winter 2016 Fee-Based program schedule! For the full list of programs, visit our schedule here: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/instructional_programs/feebasedposterwinter_2016.jpg  Registration opens on Monday, December 14th for all programs! All of our favourites are back including some new additions such as: - Salsa on One - Yoga Essentials - Pilates Master Class Workshop Series All program dates, times and fees can be found...

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Winter Registration for Children s Swim Lessons begins Monday December 14th-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to announce that registration for our winter Children's Swim Lessons begins Monday, December 14th at 6am. The swim program classes begin on Saturday, January 9th at the Sir Max Aitken Pool in the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium. Special rates are provided for URec members. For more information call our Membership Services desk at 453-4579 or visit us online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/aquatics/index.html Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail...

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Children s Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons right here on campus -FR

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Posted: December 2, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer both group, private and semi-private? children swim lessons for a variety of ages and swim levels. Registration for our winter session of private and semi-private? lessons begins Monday, December 7th while group lesson registration begins Monday, December 14th. For more information visit us online at? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/aquatics/index.html? or call our membership services office at 453-4579. Classes begin January 9th and take place in the...

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Back by Popular Demand Caring for Your Neck and Shoulders Workshop-FR

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Posted: December 1, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec's talented Pilates Teacher, Lindsey Laidlaw for this popular Pilates Self-Care Workshop: Caring for your Neck and Shoulders. ? Content will be geared towards office and computer workers but anyone interested in learning an effective stretching technique for self care will benefit.? You will learn stretching routines for necks, shoulders, arms wrists, hands hips and low backs. Preventative stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome will be presented and a discussion? about how posture...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop This Weekend Breathing 101-FR

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Posted: November 25, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We come in on an in breath, and we leave on an out breath; everything is breath in between. We so rarely question or pay attention to our breath, yet it fuels everything. Spending time paying attention to your breath has so many benefits. Breath needs to be worked softly. Invite your breath back into areas that, for one reason or another, have gone quiet. Breath can influence your state of mind.? ? Join Ruth Merrett for this accessible and beneficial workshop this Saturday, November 28th from...

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ZUMBA is BACK at URec -FR

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Posted: November 18, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited to reintroduce ZUMBA back on the Group Fitness Schedule! ? Please join the party with our very talented? new instructor, Ben Adams, for a high-energy, fun-filled ZUMBA EXPRESS? class on Fridays from 12:30pm - 1:00pm in the Hatheway Studio beginning this Friday, November 20th! ? We hope to see you there! ? Remember: Group fitness classes are INCLUDED in your URec membership at no extra cost! ? Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address: acress@unb.ca

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Fredericton All Star Police vs Maritime All Stars Hockey Challenge-FR

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Posted: November 17, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Aitken Centre Hockey - Fredericton All Star Police vs Maritime All Stars Benefit Game Thursday November 19th at 7pm. doors open at 6pm. The Fredericton Police All Stars???VS??? the Maritime All Stars, starring? former NHL and other professional hockey players from our region, including Mac Davis, Gordie ???Machine Gun??? Gallant and? Fredericton???s very own Brian Ford, Darcy Simon, and Sheldon Currie.? They will be facing off for another evening of excellent family entertainment, with...

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URec Presents the Net Therapeutic Yoga Workshop Series -FR

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Posted: November 17, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


With the grace of lots of props, you can allow your body to rest and nourish your heart and digestive system.? Often when parts of our body do not work as we think they should, we worry, become stressed, or maybe even wage a war with them.? If stress can create problems, then love and kindness towards yourself can do no harm. ? URec and Yoga Teacher, Ruth Merrett,? invite you to begin this important work. ? Saturday, November 21st, from 10:30am - 12:00pm $30.00 (members), $36.00...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop This Weekend The Upper Body-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Ruth Merrett this weekend, Saturday, November 14th from 10:30am - 12:00pm for a Therapeutic Yoga Workshop. ? This workshop will focus on the? the upper body and address the changes that take place as we age. ? Shoulders, neck , upper spine and the head tend to collapse forward and can cause a variety of physical complications. ? Come and work with a few theories that may help you align? your upper body. ? Spaces are limited for this workshop!? Register today by calling 453-4579 or...

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Student Health 101 November Edition-FR

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Posted: November 9, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week???s? Student Health 101??? Stress and the student body http://read101.ca/1115/03/unb.html Would you rather have wings instead of arms or jetpacks instead of legs? Vote in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/wingsorjetpacks/unb.html The new smoking scene What does it mean for you? http://read101.ca/1115/07/unb.html Find out more + enter November???s drawing for $1,000: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week!? Campus Wellness Committee University of...

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UNB Women s Rugby ACAA Champions-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Women's Rugby Team Wins ACAA League Championship With this being UNB???s first year in the ACAA, they were definitely considered the underdogs. It was nothing but an uphill battle, as the women had lost to STU twice during the regular season, but then came out on top with the final 14-5 victory in the championship. ? ? ? Up until the final, UNB had won every season game except for the two intense games against STU. Their final season record was 6-2-0, slightly trailing behind STU with...

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NEW Therapeutic Yoga Workshop Series with Ruth Merrett-FR

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Posted: November 2, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


These workshops will give you feedback on how your body moves and help you find your areas of restriction and tightness. Sometimes these areas come from injury, or repetitive motion, and sometimes they just come from life. Once identified, you can begin working on getting the symmetry back in your body. We will find a balanced place.  Given the right conditions, bodies when presented with the opportunity, will always choose health. Attendance at all 4 of these workshops is beneficial, but not...

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UNB Sport Club Program Fundraising Dinner Theatre-FR

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Posted: October 28, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The  UNB Sport Club Program, along with Fredericton’s premiere dinner theatre troupe aBunchOfUs Productions, is pleased to present:   A ROCKIN’ WHITE CHRISTMAS A Christmas dinner theatre and UNB Sport Club Fundraiser at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.   Our show will feature amazing vocalists, actors and musicians and will provide you with a full evening of entertainment and a fantastic 3-course meal!*   Whether you are looking for an original idea for your office Christmas party or for an...

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URec Fall Session II Fee-Based Programs Begin this Sunday-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's fee-based program Fall Session II line-up is scheduled to start this Sunday, November 1st!  As always, the first week of a session includes various FREE drop-in classes!  From November 1st to November 5th, give these classes a try: Restorative Yoga: Sunday, November 1, 4:45pm Hot Hatha Yoga: Sunday, November 1, 6:00pm Yoga for Power & Grace: Monday, November 2, 12:00pm & Wednesday November 4, 6:00pm Trim & Tone Pilates: Monday, November 2, 7:00pm  Yoga for 50+: Tuesday, November 3,...

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Don t Miss the October Edition of Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: October 26, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB! If you haven't had a chance to read Student Health 101 yet this month, it's not too late! Go to? http://read101.ca/unb.html? today to see all kinds of awesome articles! As always, if you share your feedback, you will have a chance? to win $1,000!? Have a healthy week! - UNB Campus Wellness Committee? Article Contact InformationContact: Carolyn CraneEmail Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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Richard J Currie Centre Parking Lot Closure Oct 16th 2015-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Richard J. Currie Centre Parking lot will be closed for annual window cleaning Friday, Oct. 16th from 6:00am-3:00pm. Participants in Special Populations Programming can access Parking on the 4th and 5th floor during this time. Thank you for your understanding.? Article Contact InformationContact: Kassi CliffordEmail Address: Kassi.Clifford@unb.ca

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Team Building Workshops - FR-FR

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Posted: October 15, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec invites you to bring your work colleagues together for a Team Building Workshop! Workshops are tailored to what your team is looking for: communication, trust, get-to-know-you's, collaboration, respecting differences, you name it! URec's Outdoor Recreation Leader Bryana Perreaux will be your facilitator, and she has a true passion for experiential learning. She has led successful workshops with local French and English school teachers, for students in the Faculty of Education program, as...

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Caring for your Low Back and Hips Workshop This Weekend-FR

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Posted: October 14, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Sore back? ? Stiff as a board? ? Don't worry, URec can help! ? Join Pilates Instructor, Lindsey Laidlaw, for this informative and interactive workshop that aims to? help you reduce low back? pain, while restoring your? natural ability to move well.? Content will be geared towards office and computer workers but anyone interested in learning an effective stretching technique for self care will benefit!? Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2015 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: Hatheway Family...

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UNB Curling - Team Selection-FR

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Posted: October 14, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB COMPETITIVE CURLING TEAM SELECTION PROCESS 2015-2016 For student men & women curling teams interested in competing to represent UNB at the AUS Championships 2015-2016. Eligible student teams must return e-mail registration including student name, student ID and student birthdate for each team player, (Skip, mate, second, lead, fifth alternate player), and, coaches name, to stephenkelly@bellaliant.net. The strict deadline for receipt of e-mailed team registration is midnight, Sunday,...

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UNB Sport Club Program Fundraising Dinner Theatre-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 8, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Sport Club Program is pleased to present A ROCKIN' WHITE CHRISTMAS, a Christmas dinner theatre.  All profits will go to support UNB student athletes in the Sport Club Program.  The show will feature amazing vocalists, actors and musicians plus provide you with a full evening of entertainment and a fantastic 3-course meal!  Whether you are looking for an original idea for your office/department/faculty Christmas party or for an excuse to get out and celebrate the season, join us for...

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NEW Session of Total Barre Pilates Mini-Series Begins Next Week -FR

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Posted: October 7, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's Total Barre Pilates program integrates elements of pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. With invigorating music, a ballet barre and a multitude of props, it's fresh, fun and for everyone! No dance experience necessary.? The next mini-series (4 weeks!) begins on Thursday, October 15th and registration is open! ? Register today by calling URec at 453-4579 or by visiting us online at www.urec.ca. ? See you in class! Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address:...

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Aitken Centre - Largest Season Opener in National Ringette League History-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 30, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


NATIONAL RINGETTE LEAGUE SEASON OPENER ATLANTIC ATTACK vs. RIVE SUD REVOLUTION 1.00pm, Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 Doors open at 12.00pm This will be the largest season opener in the history of the league and you can be a part of it and thanks to Fuelling Women Champions it's completely FREE! Rally together your friends, family, and coworkers then emailFuellingWomenChampions@trojanone.com? to secure your tickets that will be available for pick up at the Aitken Centre on game day! To learn...

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Attention Office Workers and Students This Pilates Self-Care Workshop is for You -FR

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Posted: September 30, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Lindsey Laidlaw for an interactive Pilates Self-Care workshop this Saturday from 10:30am - 12:00pm. ? This Core Basics and Healthy Sitting workshop will help bring attention to your? posture, improve your sitting position and help you begin to figure out what exactly is your core! ? This workshop is especially beneficial for those who have lower back pain, neck and shoulder tension and other ailments associated with prolonged sitting. ? Register today! Date: Saturday, October 3,...

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Fencing at UNB No Experience Required-FR

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Posted: September 30, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Weren't able to attend the UNB Fencing Club's Open House? No problem, the club accepts drop-ins year round. Drop by the club any Monday or Wednesday between 8:00pm and 9:00pm to get a free introduction to the sport of fencing. We provide all of the necessary equipment and instruction. Interested in joining the club? You can start our beginner program anytime on Mondays or Wednesdays between 8:00pm and 9:00pm. The beginner program costs 30$ per semester and includes all necessary...

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Ball Hockey at noon-FR

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Posted: September 23, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are looking for more more players for our? noontime ball hockey league. This is a great opportunity to learn the sport, be active,? de-stress and? meet new people, all while having fun. Helmets and sticks can be signed out at the equipment desk or you can bring your own, so all you really need is a pair of sneakers to play.? We play on Mondays and Fridays at the Currie Center Rec Gym? from 12:15 to 1:15pm. This is a co-ed league and we except all skill levels, teams are chosen from whoever...

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NEW Pilates Self-Care Workshops at URec This Saturday Caring for Your Neck and Shoulders-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited to offer a NEW series of Pilates workshops designed to provide you with the tools to take care of your body!  Using Active Isolated Stretching techniques, Lindsey Laidlaw will guide you through a simple and practical way to better physical well being. Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) is an effective method to increase flexibility, reduce pain and stiffness, and improve the health of your myofascial tissue.  These workshops may be taken individually or you are welcome to attend...

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URec s Yoga-Inspired Classes on the Group Fitness Schedule-FR

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Posted: September 17, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Did you know that 'Simple Stretch' and 'Flex & Flow' are two yoga-inspried classes on URec's Group Fitness schedule?  Join our talented yoga teachers Ruth Merrett (Simple Stretch) and Wendy Hamelin (Flex & Flow) for their classes offered every week!  These classes are included with your URec membership!  Both classes are taught at the beginner level and include creative sequencing of poses, a blend of restorative postures, and the utilization of props.  Class space is limited and is offered...

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Intramural Sports Registration-FR

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Posted: September 15, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Earlybird registration for Intramural Hockey will be held on the following times for a cost of $80: Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Thursday, September 17th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Normal registration after this date will be $100.00 and accepted mon-fri from 9am-4pm in room 2-09 of the Currie Center. Registration in January will be $60.00  Intramural league registration is now open for all fall sports. For details and deadlines visit...

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It s Drop-In Week at URec -FR

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Posted: September 14, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Fall line-up of URec's Fee-Based programs launch this week and guess what? ? The first class is free to try! ? Check out our full list of program offerings here: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/feebasedprograms_fall2015.pdf? and find a class that peaks your interest! ? (Please note, special arrangements are required for semi-private class drop-ins).? ? We have something for everyone from the full range of yoga and Pilates, to ballet, latin dance (partner? pricing available), MMA...

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Intramural Hockey Early Bird Registration-FR

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Posted: September 9, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Early Bird Registration for Intramural Ice Hockey will be taking place at the following times in the Lobby of the Currie Center: Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Thursday, September 17th, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Valid Membership ID & a non-refundable registration fee of $80.00 (cheque payable to UNB or EXACT cash, debit and credit cards WILL NOT be accepted) is required for registration. Normal registration after these dates will be $100.00 and...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House-FR

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Posted: September 9, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will host its biannual Open House on Monday, Sept. 14, between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., in the UNB Currie Center Recreation gym. We will be doing demonstrations and giving participants the chance to try the sport and take a lesson from our coaches. Can???t make it to the Open House? No problem. The UNB Fencing Club hosts two beginner programs, on Mondays and? Wednesdays, between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance Studio. It???s free to try the...

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National Ringette League Home Opener with special guest Olympic Gold Medalist Jennifer Jones-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 3, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


AITKEN UNIVERSITY CENTRE NATIONAL RINGETTE LEAGUE HOME OPENER  ATLANTIC ATTACK vs. RIVE SUD REVOLUTION 1.00pm, Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 Doors open at 12.00pm   This will be the largest season opener in the history of the league and you can be a part of it and thanks to Fuelling Women Champions it's completely FREE! Rally together your friends, family, and coworkers then email FuellingWomenChampions@trojanone.com to secure your tickets that will be available for pick up at the Aitken Centre...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


? ? ? ? The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its biannual Open House event September 14th between 8:00pm and 9:30pm in the UNB Currie Center Recreation Gym. We will be doing demonstrations and? giving participants the chance to try the sport and take a lesson from our coaches. ? ? ? ? Can't make it to the Open House? No problem. The UNB Fencing Club hosts two beginner programs, one running on Mondays and the other on Wednesdays, between 8:00pm and 9:00pm in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance...

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UNB Dance Team Auditions-FR

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Posted: August 28, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are looking for Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary Dancers! Auditions will be held in Studio 1 in the Currie Centre on Saturday, September 12th. Jazz Registration - 12:30 Jazz Audition - 12:30 - 3:00 Hip Hop Registration - 3:00 Hip Hop Audition - 3:30 - 5:00 All dancers invited to join Jazz and Hip Hop will also have the opportunity to join contemporary. If you are only interested in contemporary please attend the Jazz Audition. If you have any questions email us at dance@unb.ca or go to our...

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URec Fall 2015 Fee-Based Program Registration Now Open -FR

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Posted: August 26, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This upcoming Fall semester's line-up of URec's Fee-Based Programs has something for everyone! ? We offer everything from Latin Dance, to Mixed Martial Arts, Capoeira, Yoga, Pilates and a multitude of? senior programs! ? URec prides itself to offer top-quality programs taught by some of the best and most experiences instructors in town. ? Our programs serve those new to a discipline up to the experienced practitioner and everyone in between. ? One look at our schedule found here:?...

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URec Fall 2015 Group Fitness Schedule Begins August 31st -FR

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Posted: August 26, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited to launch the Fall 2015 Group Fitness Schedule on Monday August 31st! ? Check out our NEW class, "POWERHOUSE" and our NEW time slot with classes being offered at 3:30PM (students, that one is for you!)? We are also? happy to announce the return of our 6:30am Indoor Cycling classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays! ? For the full menu of classes and times, check it out here:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/groupfitnessprograms_fall2015.pdf Group Fitness classes are...

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Have you heard of Capoeira -FR

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Posted: August 10, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the NEW offering at URec this September!? Challenge yourself with this dynamic, invigorating, and exciting martial art...You won't want to miss this class!! Follow this link for more information!? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/fitnesswellness/conditioning-strength.html For specific program information, please contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca or 458-7532. Article Contact InformationContact: Mindy DemersEmail Address: mindy.demers@unb.ca

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Taking time for yourself - New Workshops -FR

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Posted: August 5, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you take the necessary time to focus on your self-care and therapeutic needs?? Is your body and mind telling you to take a break? We're offering one day workshops throughout the fall that are sure to help you take care of yourself the way you truly should.? You're worth it so make the time.? You won't regret it! Check out all the offerings:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/workshops-seminars.html For specific program information, please contact Alina Cress at...

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URec Fee-Based Program Registration Opens Soon FR-FR

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Posted: July 31, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec Fee-Based program registration opens August 17th!!? Be sure to check out all the new offerings Here? www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/index.html Want to try a class before registering?? From September 14th to 18th you can join us for a FREE DROP IN!! *Registration closes Sepetmeber 25th, so be sure to register if you want to participate this fall. We even have mini-series options for Yoga and Pilates.? There's a program for everyone! Yoga:? ...

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UREC Member Appreciation Day-FR

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Posted: July 21, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UREC is pleased to invite you to our Member Appreciation Event which will take place? on Wednesday July 22nd from 11:30am-1:30pm on the green space in front of the Richard J. Currie Center. There will be a BBQ, games and prizes!! If you have any questions please contact Caitlin Doyle at 453-4603.? We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday! Article Contact InformationContact: Caitlin DoyleEmail Address: Caitlin.Doyle@UNB.ca

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URec Summer Group Fitness Schedule Begins July 2-FR

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Posted: June 29, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's popular Group Fitness classes switch to the summer schedule on Thursday, July 2.  Group Fitness classes are free for all members to try and part of the services available for those purchasing a day pass to URec!  The summer Group Fitness schedule can be found here Please note that there will be no classes on Wednesday, July 1, however URec will be open from 12-5 p.m. For more information about our Group Fitness classes, please contact Alina Cress at 458-7532 or acress@unb.ca.   Article...

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Around Campus this SummerSpring Try Fencing -FR

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Posted: May 1, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


? Are you going to be around campus this summer? Looking to pick up a new hobby? Look no further; try Fencing. The UNB Fencing Club will host a two Summer/Spring beginner programs, beginning May 11th in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance Studio. Beginner 1: Mondays 8:00pm-9:00pm Beginner 2: Thursdays 8:00pm-9:00pm These two programs are identical and will be run in parallel to accommodate your busy summer schedule. The program costs 30$ for the entire summer and includes membership for...

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Fitness Assessment Centre Easter Egg Hunt-FR

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Posted: March 31, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Fitness Assessment Centre at UREC is hosting a Personal Training Easter Egg Hunt. Stop by the Richard J. Currie? Center this Wednesday, April 1st? at 12pm to participate. You could? win great personal training prizes such as a? free membership promotion (Initial Assessment and 2 Sessions), 50% off 5 Personal Training Sessions, Body Composition Analysis and more! Stop by for a fun filled lunch hour at UREC. Article Contact InformationContact: Caitlin DoyleEmail Address: Caitlin.Doyle@UNB.ca

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Easter Sunday 5-Dollar Yoga Drop-In Specials-FR

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Posted: March 30, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


No need to hunt for these treats! ? Join Ruth Merrett on Easter Sunday for TWO special classes offered at a special rate! ? Hot Hatha Yoga at 6:00pm and Practical Meditation at 7:15pm are available this Sunday, April 5th at the cost of $5.00 per class. ? Choose to do one class? or both! All are welcomed, no previous experience is necessary and a URec membership is not required. ? Registration is available online, over the phone, or in person at the RJCC. ? For more information, please contact...

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Last Days for March Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: March 30, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB! Don't miss out on the March edition of Student Health 101! Inside this issue you'll find: - a chance to win 1 of 5 FREE SMOOTHIES from Booster Juice if you fill out a Drink Smart Quiz! - a chance to win $1000 just for reading! - a look at Yoga with URec - information on sexual health - how to be more environmentally friendly - AND SO MUCH MORE! Click the link to find the March edition before it's gone! http://read101.ca/unb.html ? Have a healty week! UNB Campus Wellness...

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UNB Fencing Club hosts its annual UNB Shield Tournament this weekend-FR

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Posted: March 11, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Ever wanted to see what fencing is like? The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its annual UNB Shield Tournament this weekend (March 14-15) in the Currie Center Recreation Gym. Come support your fellow students as they fence for national points in the last tournament before of the New Brunswick Provincial Championships, March 28th - 29th. ? The UNB Fencing Club holds beginner and intermediate fencing classes in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance Studio on Mondays and Wednesdays. The club will...

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Music on the Hill presents Remember-FR

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Posted: March 10, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Cellist and former resident musician Paul Pulford returns to Memorial hall to collaborate with UNB's current resident musician violinist Nadia Francavilla.  This cello & violin duet will explore the works of Hungarian composers Zoltán Kodaly and Béla Bartok. Kodaly and Bartok both did doctoral work on Hungarian folk music and the folk is a significant influence on their creative work. Kodaly's thesis is titled "Strophic Construction in Hungarian Folksong" and he wrote it in 1906 after...

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2500 dollars to be won in the March Edition of Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: March 9, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Grocery store hacks: How to shop like a boss http://read101.ca/0315/04/unb.html  Your phone or you best friend? If you had to pick one which would you choose? http://read101.ca/phoneorfriend/unb.html #ShareTheHealth video contest: Watch the videos and vote for the winner http://read101.ca/videocontest/unb.html Find out more - and enter the March drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus...

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Earn Up To 50 Off Of Your Next URec Membership At This Year s CYCLETHON-FR

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to CYCLE, SWEAT, and SUPPORT!  URec is very excited to announce our third annual CYCLETHON happening on March 13th, 2015!  Join us in the Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym at the RJCC for 13 cycling classes throughout the day in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.  Participation is by donation and ALL are welcomed - no membership required! Classes start at 6:30am, and all classes begin at half past the hour except our lunch time class which begins at 12:10pm....

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Winter Adventure Day 1st Rivorton Rovers Event-FR

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Posted: March 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB/STU Winter Adventure Day is some winter fun activities, open to all university students, organized by the UNB/STU Rovers. We invite you to get active, have fun, and explore Canada???s greatest asset: the great outdoors. This is a chance to take a break from studying and get outside to see what our winter has to offer. We Rovers offer three winter activities: snow-shoeing, snow-sliding, and building quinzies (winter-shelters). Snow-shoeing is useful when you are walking on the snow...

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First Aid CPR Course Sunday Feb 22nd Tuesday Feb 24th-FR

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Posted: February 17, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer an upcoming First Aid and CPR Level C course on Sunday, Feb 22nd (9-5pm) and Tuesday, Feb 24th (6-10pm) at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The course will be led by Aquatics Coordinator Lisa Liston and is through the Lifesaving Society of New Brunswick. The cost for the course is $90 plus HST for members (Full time UNB Students and URec Members) or $110 plus HST for non members. Register today online at http://www.urec.ca, over the phone by calling...

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Read Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNb! In this edition of UNB Student Health 101... Your path to fitness Which workout works today? http://read101.ca/0215/03/unb.html Best friends for life or frenemies? The story of a so-called friendship http://read101.ca/0215/09/unb.html Pizza, tacos, or ramen? If you could only have one for the rest of your life which would it be? http://read101.ca/pizzaortacos/unb.html Find out more - and enter the February drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health...

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New Session of Latin Dance Starting This Week-FR

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Posted: February 9, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A new session of Latin Dance with the dynamic teaching duo Otto and Saba Morales starts this Friday, February 13th from 7:30pm - 8:30pm! ? All levels are welcomed and no experience is necessary. ? NEW this session: Couples Pricing! ? Register in person at the RJCC or over the phone as a couple and receive a discount! ? Dates: Friday February 13th - Friday March 27th (no class on March 6 due to March Break) Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio,...

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NEW Pilates Mini-Series to Start Next Week-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Spots are still available for our new Pilates Mini-Series! ? This is a great way to try a new Pilates class with minimal commitment and minimal fee! ? Here are the three exciting course offerings: Trim and Tone Pilates - Taught by? Shasta Stairs Mondays 7:15pm - 8:15pm, February 2- February 23 Pilates Props - Taught by Shasta Stairs Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm, February 3 - February 24 Total Barre Pilates - Taught by Wendy Hamelin Wednesdays 4:45pm - 5:45pm, February 4 - February...

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Last chance for the January Drawing for 1000 dollars in Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: January 26, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB! This week marks your last chance to enter January???s $1,000 drawing in UNB Student Health 101. Make sure to check out all the awesome articles in this month's edition, such as: The job prob:? An expert edits your resum?(C) What song is stuck in your head?? Please share in this week???s poll! Cooking basics: ? Nia, Jordan, and Franklynn share the basics Find out more - and enter the January drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy...

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Community Yoga Class on Sunday March 2-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga Rock | Sunday, March 2 | 2:00-3:30pm Simply by doing yoga, you can help bring the power of movement to the 1.6 million people living with arthritis. Join Alina Cress for a 90 minute Community Yoga Rock Class with proceeds going to the Arthritis Research Foundation. This class, timed to rock music, is geared for beginners or those with yoga experience. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J CURRIE CENTER Registration is not required and attendance is by donation...

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CPR Level C Tuesday May 20-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Lifesaving Society Level C CPR course is a 3 1/2 hour certification providing a general overview of CPR for Adults and infants, including a presentation of the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). The course takes place in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room (3-22). Instructor: Lisa Liston Day/Time: Tuesday, May 20 6pm-930pm Fees: $25 (M); $30 (NM) plus HST ? Register online or by calling 453-4579. Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address:...

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Drums Alive Instructor Course-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will be hosting a Drums Alive Basic Certificate workshop on Saturday, May 24! This is a one day training designed to provide the instructor with a basic knowledge and practical application of the Drums Alive program. Participants will learn the theory and application of this fun and effective group exercise program. This training will explore sound and movement therapy through drumming and music. Learn the loco-motor skills to drum your way to a distinctive and unforgettable class...

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Get the Scoop Before Your Interview What Show Should Everyone Be Watching How Do You De-Stress-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Get the Scoop Before Your Interview - 3 ways to stand out to potential employers How Do You De-Stress? - Readers share their favourite stress-relieving ideas Find out more - and enter the April drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton Article Contact InformationContact: Campus Wellness CommitteeEmail Address:...

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Hips Shoulders Yoga Workshop on April 26-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This is an ever evolving series of yoga inspired stretches with the grace of lots of props. We have found that it gives you feedback on how your body moves, and helps you find your areas of restriction. These areas happen. Sometimes they come from injury, repetitive motion, or just life in general. Once identified, you can work on getting the symmetry back into your body Instructor: Ruth Merrett Day/Time: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00pm to 3:30pm Fees: $30(M); $35(NM) plus...

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January Issue of Student Health 101 Don t Miss it-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB, In this month's edition of? UNB Student Health 101 check out some awesome articles like: The science of happy 8 ways to get into the habit http://read101.ca/0115/04/unb.html Chunky or smooth peanut butter? Which type do you prefer? Please share in this week???s poll!http://read101.ca/chunkyorsmooth/unb.html ? Online courses How to stand out in the digital classroom http://read101.ca/0115/09/unb.html Find out more - and enter the January drawing $1,000 - in UNB Student Health...

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January Issue of Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Happy New Year! ? This month's edition of Student Health 101 features all kinds of awesome articles, and friendly UNB faces! Make sure to check out the Campus Correspondence piece, about goal setting and New Year's Resolutions for tips to help you succeed! Click the link to find this month's issue! http://read101.ca/unb.html And while you're at it, check out our Facebook page to get more information on upcoming events on Campus! https://www.facebook.com/UnbCampusWellnessCommittee ?...

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Participants Needed for Motion Capture-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering are looking for healthy adults (age 19-65) to participate in a motion capture session in the Human Performance Laboratory, located in the Richard J. Currie Center. Our goal is to test new gait analysis techniques on data collected during curved-path walking. Participants will be asked to perform various walking tasks while wearing reflective markers adhered to their skin. Testing will take approximately one hour. For more...

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Pilates for 50 with Lindsey and Wendy-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


To move well is to age well. This beginner/intermediate level class is designed for the more mature participant. Enjoy the tradition of Pilates matwork supported by scientifically based, safe and effective exercise. In this class we emphasize spine, bone, and joint health, along with more typical benefits of Pilates such as increased strength, flexibility, stamina, concentration, improved posture, and balance. Participants should be able to get up and down with relative ease. Pilates for...

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Southpaws for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of advanced myoelectric control strategies for individuals who use a powered upper limb prosthetic device. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a student research study involving hand and wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and our prosthetic clients. Project: Research study on prosthetic wrist function Criteria: Healthy adults (age 24-60) are required to test wrist function in a...

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Stay Focused Anywhere How to overcome study distractions-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... ? Stay Focused Anywhere: How to overcome study distractions Your Last Google Search? What was the last thing you searched? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/googlesearch/unb.html The Body as a Canvas Choosing if body art is right for you Find out more - and enter the May drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html ? Have a healthy week, ? Campus Wellness Committee...

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UNB Red Bombers camp-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Missing football? ? Always wanted to play? ? There is still time to be part of the 2014 UNB Red Bombers team. Practices run all this week and you can access a registration form at? http://www.redbombers.pointstreaksites.com/view/redbombers#.VAe69Cj6aGk Article Contact InformationContact: Jeffrey LandineEmail Address: jlandine@unb.ca

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URec Healthy Heart Special SAVE 25 Percent-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On Friday, February 14 we are celebrating Valentine???s Day by kicking off our Heart & Stroke fundraising campaign, which concludes on March 14 with our ???14 on the 14th??? Cycle-Thon! For the four weeks leading up to the event, we will be selling $2 hearts at the membership services desk with all proceeds going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. To thank you for your donation, your name will be entered into a draw for a $300 URec gift certificate! To celebrate the launch of this...

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URec Instructional Program Registration Opens Friday-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration opens at 6am on Friday, February 14, for the next session of URec Instructional Programs. A URec Membership is not required to register for these programs, but if you take advantage of our Healthy Heart Special on Friday (25% off a membership purchase or renewal) you will have access to the member rate on instructional programs, which is a 20% savings! You can register for courses online, in person at the Membership Services Desk on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or...

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URec Summer Special-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The SUMMER SPECIAL is back at URec! Now until June 1, you can purchase a 3 month individual base membership for $99, an aquatic membership for $49, or a combined for $129. All prices taxes in! The membership is valid from the time of purchase until August 31 so come visit us on the ground floor of the Currie Center to take advantage of the promotion! Please note that the SMA Pool is shut down for annual cleaning from August 18 to September 1. During this time you will have access to...

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Wednesday evening ZUMBA moving to Fridays at Lunch Starting January 30th-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation Services would like to announce? a schedule change to one of our most popular classes. ? Zumba ?(R) will now be offered on Fridays from 12:10pm - 1:00pm starting Friday January 30th. ? The regular Wednesday 7:00pm class? is removed from the Group Fitness Schedule for the time being, and there will not be any Zumba ?(R) classes this week. ? We look forward to see you all on Friday January 30th! Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address: acress@unb.ca

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Yoga for Strength and Balance with Alina returns on May 5-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Experience a yoga class that will challenge your body and your mind. Using a combination of dynamic movement and longer held positions, we will play with the idea of letting go of self-limiting mental and physical boundaries. This program is suited for those with some yoga experience or for those looking for a complimentary mind/body challenge. Instructor: Alina Cress Day/Time: Monday, 445-545pm | May 5 - June 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the...

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Yoga Pilates MMA Dance and More at URec-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come and attend the first class of our programs for free! ? Various yoga, Pilates, Mixed Martial Arts, and dance classes start either this week or next, so come and visit URec and try a class!? Registration is open and spaces are still available. ? For the full list of programs, please visit us at http://www.urec.ca? under Fitness and Wellness Programs or contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca for more information. Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address: acress@unb.ca

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GET IT BEFORE IT S GONE The January Edition of Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: January 14, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB! ? In this month's UNB Student Health 101 you'll find some awesome articles on fitness, sexual assault on? campus,? smartphones and so much more!! Find out more - and enter the January Drawing for $1000 - in UNB Student Health 101:? http://read101.ca/unb.html ? Have a healthy week! UNB Campus Wellness Committee? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Carolyn Hunter CraneEmail Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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Fencing begins at UNB Fredericton-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Winter Fencing program at UNB Fredericton will begin Wednesday, January 14th, 2015. The UNB Fencing Club hosts beginner, intermediate, and advanced fencing programs in all three weapons. No prior experience is necessary and the club provides all necessary equipment free of charge. The club runs two parallel beginner programs, one on Mondays from 8:00pm until 9:00pm in the Currie Center Dance Studio and the second on Wednesdays from 8:00pm until 9:00pm in the Currie Center Multipurpose...

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More NEW URec Programs to Start This Week-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A new session of exciting programs? such as Mixed Martial Arts, CORE-Operate, Primal Yoga and Total Barre Pilates are starting this week. First class of every session is FREE to try! ? ? Our highly talented, certified and friendly group of instructors are looking forward to a great term with your participation!? For a full list of our instructional programs, visit us at? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/index.html? Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address:...

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UNB Fencing Club s Winter Open House-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its Winter Open House on Monday, January 12th, from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Recreational Gym. Anyone aged 15 or older can participate in this free event. No prior experience is required and the club will be providing all of the necessary equipment. Article Contact InformationContact: David ThemensEmail Address: fencing@unb.ca

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UNB Student Health 101 - Still Available Still Amazing-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Haven't read the December issue of Student Health 101 yet? There is still a lot of time to take a look at great articles, such as "Find your drive to exercise" and "Sleep Sweet (even though you're in school)". ? Do you ever think of what you'd like to have more - more time or more money? ? Take the ? poll: http://read101.ca/money/unb.html If you ask us... there's no better time than the new year to have an extra 1000 dollars in your pocket! ? Enter the December drawing in UNB Student...

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Student Health 101 - Check it out and you could win 1000 dollars-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this month's UNB Student Health 101... Great Articles:? "Calling all night owls", "Making your sleep habits work for you", "Your biggest dating turn-off?" Share your dating turn offs in this week's poll:? http://read101.ca/dating/unb.html ? See these articles and many more - and enter the December? draw? for? 1000? dollars:? http://read101.ca/unb.html Stay Warm! UNB Campus Wellness Committee ? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Rachel CazabonEmail Address: slc.rachel@unb.ca

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RCLP 4001 Mindfulness offered for the Winter Semester LIMITED SPACE-FR

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Posted: December 2, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This coming Winter semester, Renaissance College is? happy to be offering RCLP 4001 Foundations of Mindfulness every Wednesday from 2:30-5:20! Limited to approximately 30 students, you will have the opportunity to learn about mindfulness-based self-care and meditation practices and their applications to every day life, healthcare, education, and psychotherapy. This is open to students of any faculty, year or department, and there is no pre-requisite. Space is limited! You can find it under...

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Student Health 101 - New Issue Win 1000 dollars-FR

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Posted: December 2, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this month's UNB Student Health 101... Capture your calm and 8 small steps to stress less  Find out more - and enter the December drawing for 1000 dollars at http://read101.ca/unb.html. This week’s poll is all about cheese and we'd love to hear what you have to say: http://read101.ca/cheese/unb.html - Campus Wellness Committee Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel Cazabon Email Address: slc.rachel@unb.ca

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Read Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: November 18, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you checked out the November edition of Student Health 101? Don't miss out! ? This month's issue features tons of awesome articles, plus the magazine has appearances from all kinds of friendly UNB faces!? ? And, to top it off, you could win $1000 just for reading! Click the link to find out more!? http://read101.ca/unb.html Article Contact InformationContact: Carolyn Hunter CraneEmail Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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STANDING OVATION - Rockin the Stage Overcoming Academic Anxiety -FR

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Posted: November 18, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Campus Wellness Committee would like to invite you to a FREE workshop: Standing Ovation: Rockin' the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety Monday November 24th 2:30-4:00pm SUB - Room 103 This workshop is designed to give you strategies to help overcome anxiety about public speaking, writing exams, performing or anxiety in general! It is open to all UNB Community members. For more Wellness events visit the UNB Campus Wellness Committee Facebook Page...

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FREE Presentation on Self Discovery-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a FREE Presentation on Self Discovery Wednesday, November 19th from 6:30-7:30pm in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.? Learn about the chakras, energy fields and engage in a brief meditation practice. All are welcome to attend. For more information please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or email lrogers@unb.ca ? Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Pilates Program for Expectant Moms URec-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is pleased to be offering a 5 week Pre-Natal Pilates program starting Tuesday, November 18th. This Pilates program, led by certified instructor, Natasha Colter, will be held from 6:30-7:30pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio. A completed PAR Med X for Pregnancy form is required for participation. Contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or email lrogers@unb.ca for more information. Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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STANDING OVATION - Rockin the Stage Overcoming Academic Anxiety -FR

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Posted: November 7, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Campus Wellness Committee would like to invite you to a practical workshop to help individuals perform better in an academic or high pressure situation. If you are not doing as well as you could  during exams, class presentations, recitals & thesis defenses etc. This workshop will help! Free Drop-In Workshops: WEDNESDAY NOV. 12 12:30 - 2:00pm Milham Room - Harriet Irving Library MONDAY NOV. 24 2:30 – 4:00pm SUB – ROOM 103 For More Information Contact 453-4820 or counsel@unb.ca This...

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Hips Shoulders Workshop with Ruth Merrett this Sunday-FR

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Posted: November 5, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer an evolving Hips & Shoulders Yoga workshop with Ruth Merrett on Sunday, November 9th from 1:00-3:30pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The fee is $30 plus HST for URec members or $35 plus HST for non members. Register today online at http://www.urec.ca, over the phone by calling 453-4579 or in person at the membership services desk in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  For more information call 453-4579.    Article...

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Workplace First Aid CPR Level C Course -FR

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Posted: November 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a Workplace First Aid & CPR Level C course on Sunday, Nov.16th and Tuesday, Nov.18th. The course will be held from 9am-5pm on Sunday and from 6pm-9:30pm on Tuesday evening. The course will be led by Aquatics Co-ordinator, Lisa Liston.   Register online (http://www.urec.ca), over the phone (453-4579) or in person at the membership services desk in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The fee is $90 plus HST for URec Members or $110 plus HST for non members....

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Don t Miss Out Read the October Edition of Student Health 101 Today-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Don???t skip the October issue of UNB Student Health 101 check it out for helpful articles - ONLY A FEW? DAYS REMAINING. There are tons of awesome articles in the October edition, and there are only a few days left to read them! Plus, share your feedback of the issue to win $1,000! http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! UNB Campus Wellness Committee? Article Contact InformationContact: Carolyn Hunter CraneEmail Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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Workout during your workday-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec offers a variety of programs over the lunch time period (12-1pm) including Ashtanga Yoga, Pilates for the Ultimate Core, and Pilates/Yoga Fusion. All programs have just begun and there still are spaces available. All programs take place in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Contact us at 453-4579 to register today!        Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Read Student Health 101 Today-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey UNB! Make sure to check out the October edition of Student Health 101.  There you'll find all kinds of great articles to get you feeling well and help you succeed. Each month you also earn a chance to enter a draw for $1000 - read and enter to win! Click the link to find out more! http://read101.ca/unb.html   Have a healthy weekend! UNB Campus Wellness Committee  Article Contact Information Contact: Carolyn Hunter Crane Email Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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FREE Reformer Classes this week-FR

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Posted: October 21, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We're offering FREE 30 Minute Reformer classes THIS WEEK. Reserve a spot online http://www.urec.ca? ,by phone 453-4579 or in person at the membership services desk. The Reformer is a specialized Pilates machine that was invented by Joseph Pilates. The Reformer uses a unique system of springs to add resistance to your workout. The use of these springs results in "progressive resistance", meaning the resistance increases as the spring is stretched out. ? The springs can be used to help...

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Yoga Pilates and other fitness programs begin next week-FR

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Posted: October 21, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services offers a number of fitness and mind/body? based activities including yoga and pilates. A new session of programs begins next week and spaces are still available in some programs including Primal Yoga, Total Barre Pilates, Pilates Reformer, Hot Yoga and Practical Meditation to name a few. Visit our website? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/index.html,call us at 453-4579 or email urec@unb.ca for more information. ? ? ? ? ? Article Contact...

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Want to win 1000 Read Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: October 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101: All-in-one workouts: How to build strength, stamina, and flexibility anywhere The Academic Hangover: How your brain is affected by drinking What was your best Halloween costume? Pirate, princess, mummy, other? Please share in this week’s poll!: http://read101.ca/halloween/unb.html Profile of a bystander: How to prevent sexual assault on campus And so much more! Learn more and enter to win the October drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health...

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Registration for Pilates programs URec is now open-FR

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Posted: October 6, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for our second session of programming is now available. Choose from a variety of Pilates programs including Pilates Reformer classes, Pilates for 50+, Pilates Power & Flow, Pre-Natal Pilates, Pilates for the Ultimate Core, Pilates/Yoga Fusion and so much more. Programs begin the week of October 27th and are seven weeks in duration. Register online at http://www.urec.ca, over the phone (453-4579), or in person at the membership services desk.   Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Look up Funniest YouTube video Bike here not there-FR

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Posted: September 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Look up!? Is your smartphone replacing your social life? What???s the funniest YouTube video?? What video so you find hilarious? Please share in this week???s poll!? http://read101.ca/youtube/unb.html Bike here, not there:? How to be an assertive cyclist Find out more - and enter the September drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101:? http://read101.ca/unb.html Article Contact InformationContact: Campus Wellness CommitteeEmail Address:...

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URec Homecoming Special-FR

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Posted: September 23, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


To celebrate UNB Homecoming, all alumni qualify for a 15% discount on their URec membership! And for every year prior to 1998, receive an additional 1% off per year! Come see us at the Membership Services desk in the Richard J Currie Center? between Thursday, September 25 and Saturday, September 27 to take advantage of this offer and receive one free ticket to the Homecoming Football Game! (Saturday, September 27 at 1pm, BMO Field) Article Contact InformationContact: Jill ScaplenEmail...

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Good mood food Favourite celebrity couple Coffee or tea-FR

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Posted: September 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's Student Health 101… Good mood food: The new twist on emotional eating What's your favourite celebrity couple? Jay-Z & Beyonce, Brad & Angelina, other? Please share in this week’s poll! - http://read101.ca/celebrity/unb.html Coffee or tea? Readers share their favourite hot beverage http://read101.ca/0914/ss/unb.html Find out more - and enter the September drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html     Article Contact Information Contact: Campus...

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Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle with Take HEART-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. program is 12-weeks of introductory-level physical activity (aerobic and strength conditioning) and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The primary goal is to educate adults, roughly 30 to 65 years of age, in adopting new lifestyle behaviours that can reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and cancers related to physical inactivity. Past participants of this award winning program have seen improvements in their...

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Concussion Survey - Win 25-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at UNB are studying concussion awareness and safe return-to-play practices following concussion We are looking for Canadian SPORTS-PLAYERS age 9-25, as well as PARENTS or COACHES of sports players in this age range to fill out a short (15 min) survey online Players, parents, and coaches involved in competitive and recreational contact and non-contact sports are invited to participate Chance to win 1 of 6 $25 Visa gift cards! *Previous concussion is not a requirement* If you...

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Indoor Ball Hockey group looking for new players-FR

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Posted: September 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Games are held at lunchtime from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays at the Currie Center rec gym. We play pickup style where teams are picked at random each day.   Faculty, staff, students and the general public (19 years of age or older) are all welcome, an intramural pass or better is all that's required, no additional fees. UNB Students will not require a pass to use the gym   For membership details please see //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/membershipinfo/categories.html  scroll...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House Sept 8th-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a free open house on Sep. 8, 2014 from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Recreational Gym. Everyone is welcome: whether you would like to try out the sport or just watch our demonstrations, feel free to come by.  For those interested in trying out the sport, all equipment is provided. For club information, check out our website at www.sites.google.com/site/fencingunb. The UNB Fencing Club, founded in 1966, is the longest running fencing club in...

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Pilates programs for all ages and fitness levels-FR

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Posted: September 3, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is pleased to offer over 8 different types of Pilates classes. From Pilates on the mat, Pre Natal Pilates to Reformer Pilates we offer a variety of classes at various times throughout the day and evening. Mat Pilates classes include: Pilates for the Ultimate Core, Pilates Power & Flow, Trim & Tone Pilates and Pilates for 50+. All programs are led by certified Pilates instructors who can help you get the most out of your class. The Reformer is a specialized pilates machine that was...

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Sleep study Favourite selfie style Start smart-FR

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Posted: September 3, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Sleep study Top 10 tips for better nights What???s your Favourite selfie style? How do you take yours? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/selfie/unb.html Start smart Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counsellor Find out more - and enter the September drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University of New...

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Programs for those 50 years of age or better-FR

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Posted: September 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation Services offers a variety of programs designed specifically for those 50 years of age or better. Class sizes are smaller to allow for more individual attention.? Program offerings include yoga for 50+, pilates for 50+, fitness and/or strength training, even pilates on the Reformer machine for those 50 years or better. Program offerings are available during the morning, before lunch and early evening. Visit us at:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/aging-well.html? or...

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Volunteers needed to play a video game for Research Study on People s Wrist Movements-FR

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Posted: August 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of advanced myoelectric control strategies for individuals who use a powered upper limb prosthetic device. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a student research study involving wrist? motion for able-bodied individuals and our prosthetic clients. Project: Modeling,Quantification, and Optimization of Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Anyone over 19 can participate. Testing: The subject will...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a free Open House on Sep. 8, 2014 from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Recreational Gym. Everyone is welcome: whether you would like to try out the sport or just watch our demonstrations, feel free to come by. ? For those interested in trying out the sport, all equipment is provided free by the UNB Fencing Club. For club information, check out our website at www.sites.google.com/site/fencingunb. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to...

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UNB Student Health 101 - Your Guide Through University Enter to Win 1000-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, Just a reminder that you???re requested to read the Summer issue of Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/go2unb.html You???ll be entered to win $1,000 when you register your email! Here???s what you???ll find in Student Health 101: Living on the Bright Side Discover the power of positive thinking Do's and Don'ts of Classroom Courtesy 10 surprising things professors notice about you And much more??? Check out Student Health 101 and register your email...

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Student Health 101 Orientation Edition-FR

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Posted: August 19, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, We hope you???re enjoying the summer! Just a reminder that you???re requested to read the Summer issue of Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/go2unb.html You???ll be entered to win $1,000 when you register your email! Here???s what you???ll find in Student Health 101: Bedtime Basics How to establish your nightly routine The Beginners Guide to Budgeting How to manage your money one week at a time And much more??? Check out Student Health 101 and register your...

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Your Guide Through University Enter to Win 1000-FR

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Posted: August 14, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, We???re looking forward to seeing you in the new school year! As part of your Orientation, you???re requested to read the Summer issue of Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/go2unb.html You???ll be entered to win $1,000 when you register your email! Here???s what you???ll find in Student Health 101: Get Up, Get Going Quick breakfasts to fuel your day Sweat Out Your Stress Turn a bad day into a good workout And much more??? Check out Student Health...

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Soccer tournament hosted by Seawolves welcomes registrations-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


August 16th-17th is a weekend to mark on the calendar as the inaugural Seawolves Challenge Cup kicks off. Hosted at the Canada Games Stadium on the beautiful UNB Saint John campus and the Millidgeville North fields, this soccer tournament is raising money for Kevin Brown, who in February suffered unexpectedly from a ruptured aneurysm. Kevin is the brother of our head coach for the women’s and men’s Seawolves soccer teams, Jason Brown. There will be two leagues: one for women and one for...

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Discover the power of positive thinking-FR

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Posted: August 6, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This week in Student Health 101... Living on The Bright Side: Discover the power of positive thinking: http://read101.ca/OR14/05/unb.html Article Contact InformationContact: Erlyn Leslie FletcherEmail Address: sdassistant@unb.ca

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Start the Year Off Right With These Breakfast Tips-FR

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Posted: July 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This week in Student Health 101, check out the great articles on starting the school year off right. Eating breakfast ensures a strong start to your day, gives you the ability to concentrate in class, and helps prevent stress. There are lots of ways to have a quick bite to eat before you head out the door to class, find out more here: Get Up, Get Going: Quick breakfast to fuel your day http://read101.ca/OR14/03/unb.htmlArticle Contact InformationContact: Erlyn Leslie FletcherEmail...

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Student Health 101 What do professors really expect from you-FR

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Posted: July 21, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This week in Student Health 101, find out what professors really expect from you. Professors all have different expectations but don't always give specific instructions on what you need to do to succeed. In this article, we discuss good class habits and what you can do in order to make learning a positive experience. http://read101.ca/l/unb.html?id=b1b1993c Article Contact InformationContact: Erlyn FletcherEmail Address: sdassistant@unb.ca

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Student Health 101 How to Adapt When Change Happens-FR

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Posted: July 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


How do you adapt to change? Change can be exciting and scary all at the same time. Check out these great tips from SH101 on how to easily transition into the new things in our lives: http://read101.ca/l/unb.html?id=636cb32c Article Contact Information Contact: Erlyn Fletcher Email Address: sdassistant@unb.ca

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Shinerama Softball Tournament-FR

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Posted: July 14, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBSU Shinerama is hosting a Softball Tournament on July 26th as a fundraiser. Registration is $300 per team deadline to register is Wednesday July 23rd. Please email Hailey at suorientation@unb.ca to register or with any questions or find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1434006013543982/   Article Contact Information Contact: Hailey Allison Rendell Email Address: suorientation@unb.ca

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Driving Wellness Van Thanks You-FR

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Posted: July 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Thank you so much to everyone who came down to check out the Driving Wellness Van, a free health promotion service provided by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick in collaboration with the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. We strongly encourage all event participants to provide feedback on the initiative by filling out a 2 minute survey – available by clicking this link below: http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=6eecd195-5a19-47a5-ace6-ecc47eda285f Your...

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Whats Your Favourite Way to Break a Sweat-FR

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Posted: July 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Go Off the Grid How unplugging can help you unwind What's Your Favourite Summer Movie? What movie best exemplifies summer? Please share in this week’s poll! http://read101.ca/summermovie/unb.html What’s Your Favourite Way to Break a Sweat Readers share their favourite exercises http://read101.ca/0614/ss/unb.html Find out more - and enter the June drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, ...

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Whats your summer soundtrack-FR

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Posted: July 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... 30 Seconds to Make an Impression How to market yourself in any situation What's Your Summer Soundtrack? What tunes best exemplifies summer? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/soundtrack/unb.html Love Your Body Embrace the skin you???re in Find out more - and enter the June drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness...

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Group Fitness at the Currie Center-FR

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Posted: June 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Group Fitness Summer Schedule is here! The new schedule starts on Wednesday, July 2nd! Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lauren.rogers@unb.ca

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Yoga Pilates at UNB-FR

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Posted: June 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A new series of Yoga & Pilates classes start on Monday, July 7. You can register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Check out the complete schedule of classes! Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: Lauren.Rogers@unb.ca

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Active Listener or Problem Solver-FR

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Posted: June 23, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Active Listener or Problem Solver? How to help friends through tough times What's The Best Advice You've Ever Received? What tip has helped you the most? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/decade/unb.html Think Clean, Go Green Explore natural alternatives to toxic cleaning products Find out more - and enter the June drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have...

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Driving Wellness Van is Coming TODAY-FR

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Posted: June 23, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are very excited to inform you that the Driving Wellness Van is coming to campus on TODAY (TUESDAY, JUNE 24th) from 10:00 am to Noon. The van will be parked on Bailey Drive in front of the Science Library (Rain Location: 4th Floor of the Currie Center). The Driving Wellness Van is a free health promotion service provided by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick in collaboration with the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. At the Driving Wellness Van, there...

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Driving Wellness Van is Coming to Campus-FR

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Posted: June 19, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are very excited to inform you that the Driving Wellness Van is coming to campus on TUESDAY, JUNE 24th from 10:00 am to Noon. The van will be parked on Bailey Drive in front of the Science Library (Rain Location: 4th Floor of the Currie Center). The Driving Wellness Van is a free health promotion service provided by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick in collaboration with the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. At the Driving Wellness Van, there will be two...

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Driving Wellness Van is Coming to Campus-FR

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Posted: June 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Dear Colleagues, We are very excited to inform you that the Driving Wellness Van is coming to our workplace on TUESDAY, JUNE 24th from 10:00 am to Noon. The van will be parked on Bailey Drive in front of the Science Library (Rain Location: 4th Floor of the Currie Center). The Driving Wellness Van is a free health promotion service provided by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick in collaboration with the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities. At the Driving...

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Recreation Services Summer Camps -FR

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Posted: June 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you looking for ways to get your children active this summer? Check out the summer camps that we are offering! Camps are for children ages 6 – 19 and include Adventure Camps, Cheerleading Camps, Leadership Camps, Mountain Bike Camps, Rock Climbing Camps, & Sea Kayak Skills Camps. Get dates and camp descriptions on our website - //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/camps.html  Article Contact Information Contact: Membership Services Email Address: urec@unb.ca

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Your Core Is Key - How to strengthen it-FR

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Posted: June 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Your Core Is Key How to build abdominal and back strength What's Your Favourite Ice Cream or Froyo Topping? What do you enjoy on frosty treats? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/topping/unb.html Go Off the Grid How unplugging can help you unwind Find out more - and enter the June drawing $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness...

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Get Paid to Exercise-FR

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Posted: June 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This week on the URec Blog, Lauren explains how you can get PAID to exercise! Check it out at: http://blogs.unb.ca/move/! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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What s Your Favourite Way To Break A Sweat-FR

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Posted: June 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Go Off the Grid How unplugging can help you unwind What's Your Favourite Summer Movie? What movie best exemplifies summer? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/summermovie/unb.html What???s Your Favourite Way to Break a Sweat Readers share their favourite exercises http://read101.ca/0614/ss/unb.html Find out more - and enter the June drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health...

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Hey Grads Stay Active this Summer-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Hey 2014 Graduates! Did you know that you still have access to all of UNB's recreation facilities and programs throughout the summer? New this year, you also have access to the Small Craft Aquatic Centre! On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm-8pm, June 10th until August 28th, simply present your UCard and take advantage of the offerings at the Small Craft Aquatic Center! Located on the banks of the St. John River, Woodstock Rd., the facility offers canoes, single and double sea...

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Yoga Pilates class registration opens Friday-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for summer instructional programs with URec opens on Friday morning! We have a variety of options to choose from including Yoga, Mat Pilates, and Reformer classes! Check out the complete Summer Instructional Schedule! Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lauren.rogers@unb.ca

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30 Seconds to Make an Impression Learn how to Market Yourself-FR

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Posted: June 4, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... 30 Seconds to Make an Impression How to market yourself in any situation What's Your Summer Soundtrack? What tunes best exemplifies summer? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/soundtrack/unb.html Love Your Body Embrace the skin you???re in Find out more - and enter the June drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness...

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Hike Turtle Mountain - Saturday June 14-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB or STU student who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, Saturday, June 14th, from 11:00am ??? 4:00pm, UNB Campus Ministry will be leading a hike to Turtle Mountain in Welsford, New Brunswick. The event is free: food and transportation are provided. Registration is limited to 18 students & PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY JUNE 8TH, 2014. If you are interested, please contact Chaplain Kevin Bourque, bourquek@unb.ca, or by phone, 453-5089. Article Contact...

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This Week in SH101 Impress Your Interviewer and What Decade Do You Belong In-FR

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Posted: May 26, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Impress Your Interviewer Tips for tackling tough questions What Decade Do You Belong In? Past, present, future, which decade is right for you? Please share! http://read101.ca/decade/unb.html Let???s Get Cooking 4 basic techniques you need to know Find out more - and enter the May drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University...

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RUN LIFT PADDLE this summer-FR

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Posted: May 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Now until June 1, you can purchase a 3 month individual base membership for $99, an aquatic membership for $49, or a combined for $129 from UNB Recreation Services. All prices taxes in! New this summer! All URec members have access to the Small Craft Aquatic Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm-8pm, June 10th until August 28th. Simply present your URec membership card and take advantage of the offerings at the Small Craft Aquatic Center. This membership is valid from the...

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Whats Next Wealthy or Healthy Whats Your Greatest Asset-FR

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Posted: May 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... What???s Next? Conquering your fear of the future Wealthy or Healthy? Which would you rather be? Please share in this week???s poll! http://read101.ca/wealthyorhealthy/unb.html What???s Your Greatest Asset? Readers share what they consider their best qualities http://read101.ca/0514/ss/unb.html Find out more - and enter the May drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a...

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MMA Performance Training-FR

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Posted: May 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Mixed Martial Arts Performance Training course starts Wednesday and runs until June 18! Join Clint Kingsbury, High Performance Wrestling Coach and former professional MMA fighter, for this dynamic and high intensity class. Learn training approaches to various Mixed Martial Arts techniques including Muay Thai, kickboxing, and more! This class will have both technical skill development and physical conditioning components but no previous experience is necessary. Instructor: Clint...

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CORE-Operate returns on Tuesday-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This progressive fitness program is designed for those who wish to improve function, strength and tone of their core muscles. The CORE-Operate program will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles. The program is suitable for those with chronic low back pain, repetitive sprain/strain injuries to the low back, or for those who wish to have a healthier, stronger core. Instructor: Alina Cress Day/Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 7-745am | May 6 ??? June 26 (8...

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Pilates classes start next week-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Pilates classes offered through UNB Recreation Services start on Monday, May 5. Check out the complete list of classes! Monday Pilates for 50+ @ 1pm with Garda Tuesday Pilates for 50+ @ 9am with Lindsey & Wendy Pilates Power & Flow @ 4pm with Natasha Prenatal Pilates @ 6:30pm with Natasha Wednesday Total Barre Pilates @ 4:45pm with Wendy Thursday Pilates for 50+ @ 9am with Lindsey & Wendy Pilates for the Ultimate Core @ 12pm with Wendy Total Barre Pilates @ 4pm with...

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URec May Newsletter-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out all of the latest news and events from UNB Recreation Services in this month's newsletter! The newsletter provides information on new program and service offerings coming up as well as the new instructional and group fitness schedules! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Yoga Classes start next week-FR

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Posted: April 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga classes offered through UNB Recreation Services start on Monday, May 5. Check out the complete list of classes! Monday Ashtanga Yoga @ 12pm with Garda Strength & Balance @ 4:45pm with Alina Tuesday Yoga Flow @ 12pm with Wendy Hot Yoga for Beginners @ 7:30pm with Ruth Wednesday Sunrise Yoga @ 7am with Garda Yoga for 50+ @ 1pm with Garda Ashtanga Yoga @ 6pm with Garda Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER To register visit our...

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Hike the Maliseet Trail -FR

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Posted: April 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB or STU student who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, Saturday, May 10th, from 11:00am ??? 4:00pm, UNB Campus Ministry will be leading a hike to the Maliseet Trail (home of the 3rd highest waterfall in New Brunswick). The event is free: food and transportation are provided. Registration is limited to 24 students & PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY MAY 3RD, 2014. There are still spots available. If you are interested, please contact Chaplain Kevin Bourque,...

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Turn Conversations Into Connections Google Facebook or Apple App of the Month-FR

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Posted: April 24, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Turn Conversations Into Connections: tips on meeting people and building friendships Google, Facebook or Apple? Which would you rather work for? Please share in this week's poll! http://read101.ca/dreamjob/unb.html App of the Month: Check out why we love April's app of the month Find out more - and enter the April drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness...

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Ashtanga Yoga with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda is offering two Ashtanga Yoga classes during our next session! This fast paced class moves students through the first series of Ashtanga yoga. The focus is on the meditative quality of the practice, which arrives when attention is directed to the synchronization of breath and movement. Prior yoga experience or a strong athletic background is essential! Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Monday, 12-1pm | May 5 - June 23 Wednesday, 6-7pm | May 7 - June 18 Fee: $65(M); $80(NM) plus...

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Hike the Maliseet Trail - May 10 2014-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB or STU student who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, Saturday, May 10th, from 11:00am ??? 4:00pm, UNB Campus Ministry will be leading a hike to the Maliseet Trail (home of the 3rd highest waterfall in New Brunswick). The event is free; transportation and food are provided. Registration is limited to 24 students & PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY MAY 3RD, 2014. If you are interested, please contact Chaplain Kevin Bourque, bourquek@unb.ca, or by phone,...

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Pilates for 50 with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda has skillfully dissected the Pilates repertoire to work with the aging body. In this simple and fun class you will learn how to move the body in an appropriate manner, enhance core strength and stabilization, build better balance and physical confidence. Come prepared to have fun! This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered when needed. Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Monday, 1-2pm | May 5 - June 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on...

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Pilates for 50 with Lindsey and Wendy -FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


To move well is to age well. This beginner/intermediate level class is designed for the more mature participant. Enjoy the tradition of Pilates matwork supported by scientifically based, safe and effective exercise. In this class we emphasize spine, bone, and joint health, along with more typical benefits of Pilates such as increased strength, flexibility, stamina, concentration, improved posture, and balance. Participants should be able to get up and down with relative ease. Pilates for...

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Pilates Power Flow-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


You have two opportunities to join Natasha for Pilates Power & Flow! She is offering a class on Tuesday and Thursday during our next session! Control, power and precision describe this class! You will experience creative, challenging and fluid transitions from one exercise to the next while your muscles are constantly challenged. Get ready to feel every inch of your body, from every angle and every direction! Come and challenge your endurance and control in this streamlined workout and...

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Taking the Fear Out of Financial Aid What s Your Nickname Martial Arts-Inspired Workouts-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Taking the Fear Out of Financial Aid: Learn how to manage loans and grants Martial Arts-Inspired Workouts: Get moving with our latest FitnessU training videos Find out more - and enter the April drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness Article Contact...

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Total Barre Pilates-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Total Barre Pilates??? is back! Join Wendy on Wednesday or Natasha on Thursday for this hot new Pilates program that integrates elements of pilates, dance, cardio, and strength training. With invigorating music, a ballet barre and a multitude of props, it's fresh, fun and for everyone! No dance experience required. Instructors: Wendy Hamelin and Natasha Colter Day/Time: Wednesday, 445-545pm (Wendy) | May 7 - June 18 Thursday, 4-5pm (Natasha) | May 8 - June 19 Fees: $65 (M);...

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Yoga Flow with Wendy-FR

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Posted: April 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The next offering of Yoga Flow with Wendy begins on Tuesday, May 6! This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Instructors: Wendy Hamelin Day/Time: Tuesday, 12-1pm | May 6 - June 17 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of...

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Ashtanga Yoga with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda is offering two Ashtanga Yoga classes during our next session! This fast paced class moves students through the first series of Ashtanga yoga. The focus is on the meditative quality of the practice, which arrives when attention is directed to the synchronization of breath and movement. Prior yoga experience or a strong athletic background is essential! Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Monday, 12-1pm | May 5 - June 23 Wednesday, 6-7pm | May 7 - June 18 Fee: $65(M); $80(NM) plus...

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Hot Yoga for Beginners with Ruth -FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A consistent yoga practice has unlimited benefits for your mind and your body. Yoga increases your flexibility, improves strength and coordination, enhances focus, concentration and helps relieve stress. You live better and feel better. This program is suited for beginners or those with some yoga experience. Instructor: Ruth Merrett Day/Time: Tuesday, 730-830pm | May 6 - June 17 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or...

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Pilates for 50 with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda has skillfully dissected the Pilates repertoire to work with the aging body. In this simple and fun class you will learn how to move the body in an appropriate manner, enhance core strength and stabilization, build better balance and physical confidence. Come prepared to have fun! This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered when needed. Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Monday, 1-2pm | May 5 - June 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on...

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Pilates on the Ball starting Friday May 9-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Garda for her next offering of Pilates on the Ball starting Friday, May 9! Take the Pilates principals of "core" stabilization to a whole different level. This class is a terrific compliment to your regular fitness regime. Note that though this class is all level it is considered a challenge! No experience necessary! Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Friday, 12-1pm | May 9 - June 20 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie...

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Sunrise Yoga with Garda returns on May 7 -FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Wednesday, 7-8am | May 7 - June 18 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact...

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Yoga Flow with Wendy-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The next offering of Yoga Flow with Wendy begins on Tuesday, May 6! This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Instructors: Wendy Hamelin Day/Time: Tuesday, 12-1pm | May 6 - June 17 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of...

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Stress Effects What s Your Hidden Talent Beyond the Books-FR

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Posted: April 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Stress Effects: Understanding your body???s reaction to tension Beyond the Books: Discover all your library has to offer Find out more - and enter the April drawing $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness Article Contact InformationContact: Campus Wellness...

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Yoga for 50 beginning on Wednesday May 7-FR

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Posted: April 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda is offering Yoga for 50+ beginning on Wednesday, May 7! For those living with an aging body and thought yoga was out of the question. Garda incorporates props to make yoga accessible! Work at your own pace, learn about the power of breath and movement, and build strength, grace and balance. You will leave the class feeling light and relaxed. This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered where needed. Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Wednesday, 1-2pm | May 7 -...

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CORE-Operate returns on Tuesday May 6-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This progressive fitness program is designed for those who wish to improve function, strength and tone of their core muscles. The CORE-Operate program will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles. The program is suitable for those with chronic low back pain, repetitive sprain/strain injuries to the low back, or for those who wish to have a healthier, stronger core. Instructor: Alina Cress Day/Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 7-745am | May 6 - June 26 (8...

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MMA Performance Training-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is offering a Mixed Martial Arts Performance Training course running Wednesday evenings May 14 ??? June 18! Join Clint Kingsbury, High Performance Wrestling Coach and former professional MMA fighter, for this dynamic and high intensity class. Learn training approaches to various Mixed Martial Arts techniques including Muay Thai, kickboxing, and more! This class will have both technical skill development and physical conditioning components but no previous experience is necessary....

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Access the Small Craft Aquatic Center this summer-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


From June 10 to August 28, URec Members can access the Small Craft Aquatic Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3pm-8pm! Simply present your URec membership card (or UNB UCard) to take advantage of the offerings at the Small Craft Aquatic Center. Located on the banks of the St. John River, Woodstock Rd., the facility offers canoes, single and double sea kayaks, river kayaks, and rowing sculls to users. For more information on equipment use, please contact the small craft...

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CPR Level C on Tuesday April 15 -FR

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Posted: April 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Lifesaving Society Level C CPR course is a 3 1/2 hour certification providing a general overview of CPR for Adults and infants, including a presentation of the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). The course takes place once/month in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room (3-22). Instructor: Lisa Liston Day/Time: Tuesday, April 15 6pm-930pm Fees: $25 (M); $30 (NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone...

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Yoga Meditation for Women Sunday at 1pm-FR

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Posted: April 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


What is your relationship with power? Sometimes, we may feel that we have overpowered a situation, at other times, and situations, we may feel that we have a need for more power, and sometimes, we feel powerless in a situation. Our relationship between power and presence rests on the notion of peace. You are most effective in power when you are at peace internally, and the ability to find peace, in challenging or difficult situations, determines your effectiveness in those situations. So,...

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Prenatal Pilates with Natasha returns on May 6-FR

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Posted: April 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We use a variety of props, including stability balls and free weights, to help strengthen all of the postural changes that come along with pregnancy. This Prenatal Pilates class is available and accessible at any stage of pregnancy, meaning that you can participate even up to your due date. Classes are modified to suit the needs of those in the class so come along and experience how wonderful pregnancy can feel! Participants are required to have their physician complete the PAR Med X for...

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URec April Newsletter-FR

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Posted: April 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the April issue of the URec newsletter - UREConnect - for the latest news on programs and events happening at URec! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Advanced Wilderness First Aid Course-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is offering an advanced wilderness first aid course the week of April 28! This course content extends far beyond urban-based first aid programs to include elements inherent in working on remote sites beyond the reach of Emergency Medical Services. Topics Covered: WFA theory and practice, with a special emphasis on accident scene management, group leadership, rescuer responsibility and liability, prevention of injuries, advanced first aid kits, wound management and managing the...

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CPR Level C on Tuesday Apr 15-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


CPR Level C The Lifesaving Society Level C CPR course is a 3 1/2 hour certification providing a general overview of CPR for Adults and infants, including a presentation of the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). The course takes place once/month in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room (3-22). Instructor: Lisa Liston Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6pm-930pm Fees: $25 (M); $30 (NM) plus HST Next workshops: April 15 Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or...

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop Series-FR

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Posted: April 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please join us on Tuesdays in the SUB, Room 103, from 1:30pm - 2:30pm to learn practical tools to increase your sense of well-being and calm. Presented by: Jen Rowett, MEd, Counsellor, Kinesiologist, Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher This week: Brain Gym - Shifting Mental Gears Learn how to balance and integrate the left and right hemispheres of your brain, promoting energy, clarity, and a sense of overall well-being. Warning: You will leave feeling focused and ready to meet your day...

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When Is Alcohol a Problem Effective Fitness Fads-FR

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Posted: April 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... 5 Effective Fitness Fads: Learn the pros and cons of the latest routines What's your favorite style for eggs? Please share in this week's poll! http://read101.ca/eggs/unb.html When Is Alcohol a Problem? How to talk about lower-risk drinking choices Find out more - and enter the April drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html  Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton...

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Yoga Meditation for Women Sunday Apr 13-FR

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Posted: April 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


What is your relationship with power? Sometimes, we may feel that we have overpowered a situation, at other times, and situations, we may feel that we have a need for more power, and sometimes, we feel powerless in a situation. Our relationship between power and presence rests on the notion of peace. You are most effective in power when you are at peace internally, and the ability to find peace, in challenging or difficult situations, determines your effectiveness in those situations. So,...

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop Series-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please join us on Tuesdays in the SUB, Room 103, to learn practical tools to increase your sense of well-being and calm. Presented by: Jen Rowett, MEd, Counsellor, Kinesiologist, Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher This week: Blissology Yoga - Using Movement for Calm Join us for a gentle yoga class that will leave you feeling renewed and restored. The workshop will end with a relaxation exercise. Bring a yoga mat if possible :) Warning: You may leave this workshop in a state of...

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Failure is a Part of Success What is Consent-FR

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Posted: March 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Failure is a Part of Success: How to feel empowered and move forward What Is Consent? How to understand and talk about personal boundaries Find out more - and enter the March drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness Article Contact InformationContact: Campus...

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URec Instructional Programming for Spring-FR

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Posted: March 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for spring programs is now open! We have a variety of options to choose from including Yoga, Mat Pilates, Reformer classes and so much more. You can check out the complete schedule here! Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). URec also has a variety of programming for those 50 years of age or better. Offerings include our Happy Hearts program, Pilates for 50+ and Yoga for 50+. We also offer programs for special...

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TRX Orientation on Thursday March 27-FR

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Posted: March 25, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A TRX Orientation is being offered at the Currie Center on Thursday March 27th @ 12:15pm. Join Caitlin on the track to learn a wide variety of exercises that will increase strength, flexibility, and stability. www.urec.ca Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshops -FR

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Posted: March 24, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us on Tuesdays in the SUB, room 103, from 1:30-2:30 pm to learn practical tools to increase your sense of well-being and calm. Presented by: Jen Rowett, MEd, Counsellor, Kinesiologist, Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher This Week: Sleep EZ - Promoting Deep Relaxation & Rest Do you have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Do you feel rested when you wake up in the morning? Learn how to prepare your mind and body for restful sleep with practical tools and relaxation exercises....

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UNB Prenatal Visiting Program-FR

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Posted: March 19, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Prenatal Family Visiting Experience Faculty of Nursing UNB Faculty of Nursing will be offering a free information service to expectant mothers/families by supervised nursing students during May and June. Two students will visit 4 times with an expectant mother/couple at a time and location convenient for the mother (usually the family home or at the University). Visits focus on providing information that the family requests. Students bring a ???Learning Interests Checklist???...

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A Natural High Mindfulness Tools to Change Your Brain-FR

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Posted: March 18, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBSU is pleased to be partnering with Counselling Services and the Office of the VP Academic to be bringing the student body the upcoming Mindfulness Workshops series - Stay Calm and Carry On! All workshops are FREE to attend and are being lead by Jen Rowett, MEd, Counsellor, Kinesiologist, Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher. Join us at the first of five Mindfulness Workshop on Tuesday, March 18th in SUB 103 from 1:30PM-2:30PM. Your mental health is important, so give it the attention it...

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Student Health 101 drawing for 2500 Your Cover Letter-FR

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Posted: March 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Stand Out From The Crowd: 5 questions to answer in your cover letter Creating Your Own Happiness: Realize the joys of being single Find out more - and enter the March drawing $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness   Article Contact Information Contact: Campus Wellness Email Address:...

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Tone Up with Tech Readers Favorite Apps-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Tone Up With Tech: Innovative tools to help you hit your fitness goals What???s Your Favourite Pizza Topping? Please share! http://read101.ca/pizzatopping/unb.html Check out the apps readers said they couldn???t live without: http://read101.ca/ss/unb.html Find out more - and enter the March drawing for $2,500 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New...

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The 5th Annual Recreation Sport Career Cafe-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Faculty of Kinesiology is hosting its 5th Annual Recreation and Sport Career Cafe on Thursday, March 20 in the CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. All undergraduates and graduate students are invited to meet and network with representatives from different recreation, sport, leisure, health, wellness and fitness organizations. For more information contact: Greg Duquette - duquette@unb.ca or call 453-4575. Article Contact InformationContact: Linda O'BrienEmail Address:...

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URec Cycle-Thon this Friday at the Currie Center-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec???s second annual Cycle-Thon is happening this Friday starting at 6:10am! Join us for 14 hours of cycling in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. We will be hosting cycling classes throughout the day at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER in the Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym. Schedule: 6:10am ??? 50 minute class 7:10am ??? 40 minute class 8:10am ??? 30 minute class 9:10am ??? 30 minute class 10:10am ??? 30 minute beginner class 11:10am ??? 30 minute...

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Participants Needed for Motion Capture-FR

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Posted: March 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick, led by Dr. Chris McGibbon, are looking for individuals to participate in a study investigating a new shoe insole that measures how people walk. We are looking for volunteers in good general health with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions (arthritis, injury, etc.) that are between the ages of 19-40 years of age, with shoe size 8-10 (Men’s) or 9-11 (Women’s). As a participant, you will have to wear shorts and t-shirt. A number of instruments...

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MatReformer Classes at URec start next week-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a way to incorporate the core-muscle burn of a Pilates mat class and the muscle building results from resistance training? Then this class is for you! Classes take place on a Reformer, taking creative cues from both Pilates mat and Reformer exercises to give you one amazing and balanced workout. We focus on building strength and flexibility with each movement in this full body conditioning class. Every muscle will feel the benefits of this challenging workout! Instructors:...

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Participants needed for Motion Capture-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick, led by Dr. Chris McGibbon, are looking for individuals to participate in a study investigating a new shoe insole that measures how people walk. We are looking for volunteers in good general health with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions (arthritis, injury, etc.) that are between the ages of 19-40 years of age, with shoe size 8-10 (Men’s) or 9-11 (Women’s). As a participant, you will have to wear shorts and t-shirt. A number of...

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URec Cycle-Thon Mar 14-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's second annual Cycle-Thon is happening on Friday, March 14 starting at 6:10am! Join us for 14 hours of cycling in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. We will be hosting cycling classes throughout the day at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER in the Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym. Schedule: 6:10am - 50 minute class 7:10am - 40 minute class 8:10am - 30 minute class 9:10am - 30 minute class 10:10am - 30 minute beginner class 11:10am - 30 minute class 12:10pm...

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URec March Newsletter-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the March issue of the URec newsletter for the latest news on programs and events happening at URec! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Reformer Offerings at URec-FR

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Posted: March 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you heard about our Reformer offerings? The Reformer is a specialized Pilates machine invented by Joseph Pilates that uses a unique system of springs to add resistance to your workout. The use of these springs results in "progressive resistance", meaning the resistance increases as the spring is stretched out. The springs can be used to help facilitate a more challenging exercise or to make it harder on the muscles we are targeting. Classes will challenge how you use your core in...

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Join Garda for Sunrise Yoga on Wednesday mornings-FR

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Posted: March 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Garda for Sunrise Yoga on Wednesday mornings starting March 12. This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Day/Time: Wednesday, 7-8am | Mar.12 - Apr.23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over...

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Yoga Flow on Tuesdays or Saturdays-FR

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Posted: March 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Wendy for Yoga Flow on Tuesdays or Saturdays starting March 11 & 15. This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Day/Time: Tuesday, 12-1pm | Mar.11 - Apr.22 Saturday, 945-1045am | Mar.15 - May.3 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on...

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Yoga for 50 returns on March 12-FR

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Posted: March 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga for 50+ returns on March 12. Join Garda for a class for those living with an aging body and thought yoga was out of the question. Garda incorporates props to make yoga accessible! Work at your own pace, learn about the power of breath and movement, and build strength, grace and balance. You will leave the class feeling light and relaxed. This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered where needed. Day/Time: Wednesday, 1-2pm | Mar.12 - Apr. 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus...

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Community Yoga Class this Sunday-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga Rock | Sunday, March 2 | 2:00-3:30pm Simply by doing yoga, you can help bring the power of movement to the 1.6 million people living with arthritis. Join Alina Cress for a 90 minute Community Yoga Rock Class with proceeds going to the Arthritis Research Foundation. This class, timed to rock music, is geared for beginners or those with yoga experience. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J CURRIE CENTER Registration is not required and attendance is by donation...

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Hot Yoga with Ruth-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Escape the cold and join Ruth for Hot Yoga Flow on Tuesday night starting March 11. A consistent yoga practice has unlimited benefits for your mind and your body. Yoga increases your flexibility, improves strength and coordination, enhances focus, concentration and helps relieve stress. You live better and feel better. This program is suited for beginners or those with some yoga experience. Day/Time: Tuesday, 730-830pm | Mar.11 - Apr.22 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register...

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Pilates for 50 with Garda returns on March 10-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Pilates for 50+ with Garda returns on March 10. Garda has skillfully dissected the Pilates repertoire to work with the aging body. In this simple and fun class you will learn how to move the body in an appropriate manner, enhance core strength and stabilization, build better balance and physical confidence. Come prepared to have fun! This class is for all levels. Modifications will be offered when needed. Day/Time: Monday, 1-2pm | Mar.10 - Apr.28 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus...

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URec Cycle-Thon on March 14-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It???s back! Our second annual Cycle-Thon is happening on March 14! Join URec for 14 hours of cycling in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. We will be hosting cycling classes throughout the day with all classes starting at 10 minutes past the top of every hour. Day: Friday March 14, 2014 Time: 6:10am ??? 8:10pm (14 hours!) Location: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, University of New Brunswick Come out to support this great...

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Curb Your Cravings 6 Ways To Ace Your Next Paper-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Curb Your Cravings: Strategies to become a mindful eater 6 Ways to Ace Your Next Paper: Strategies to reduce your academic stress Find out more - and enter the February drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness ? Article Contact InformationContact: Campus...

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Pilates for the Ultimate Core-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Pilates for the Ultimate Core with Wendy returns on March 13. Join Wendy in this ultimate Pilates core conditioning class. Experience top Pilates core exercises mixed with dynamic total body movements. External resistance may be added for those looking for an extra challenge. Day/Time: Thursday, 12-1pm | Mar.13 - Apr.24 Fees: $65 (M); $80 (NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact...

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Yoga for Strength and Balance-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga for Strength and Balance is back starting Monday, March 10th for a 5 week series! Join Alina for a yoga class that will challenge your body and your mind. Using a combination of dynamic movement and longer held positions, we will play with the idea of letting go of self-limiting mental and physical boundaries. This program is suited for those with some yoga experience or for those looking for a complimentary mind/body challenge. Day/Time: Monday, 445-545pm | Mar.10 - Apr.7 Fees:...

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Prenatal Pilates with Natasha starts March 11-FR

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Posted: February 25, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Prenatal Pilates with Natasha starts on March 11. Looking to stay in shape while you are expecting? Then this specialized mat class is for you! We use a variety of props, including stability balls and free weights, to help strengthen all of the postural changes that come along with pregnancy. This Prenatal Pilates class is available and accessible at any stage of pregnancy, meaning that you can participate even up to your due date. Classes are modified to suit the needs of those in the...

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Yoga Flow with Wendy-FR

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Posted: February 25, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Wendy for Yoga Flow on Tuesday or Saturday in March. This Vinyasa Yoga Flow class integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class. This program is open to beginners or those with yoga experience. Day/Time: Tuesday, 12-1pm | Mar.11 - Apr.22 Saturday, 945-1045am | Mar.15 - May.3 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor...

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Ashtanga Yoga with Garda-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda is offering three Ashtanga Yoga classes during our next session of Instructional Programming beginning in March! This fast paced class moves students through the first series of Ashtanga yoga. The focus is on the meditative quality of the practice, which arrives when attention is directed to the synchronization of breath and movement. Prior yoga experience or a strong athletic background is essential! The class is fast paced with few instructions; however, modifications will be given...

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Latin Dance Beginner II starts on Mar 14-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Latin Dance Beginner II starts on March 14 with Otto & Saba Morales! Learn the fundamentals of three latin dances: Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. It is recommended that you have taken Beginner I. Day/Time: Fridays, 7-815pm | Mar.14 - May.2 (7 weeks) Fees: $75(M); $85(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Pilates on the Ball starting Mar 14-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Garda for Pilates on the Ball starting March 14. Take the Pilates principals of "core" stabilization to a whole different level. This class is a terrific compliment to your regular fitness regime. Note that though this class is all level it is considered a challenge! No experience necessary! Day/Time: Friday, 12-1pm | Mar.14 - May.2 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact...

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Pilates Power Flow starts Mar 11 Mar 13-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Control, power and precision describe this class! You will experience creative, challenging and fluid transitions from one exercise to the next while your muscles are constantly challenged. Get ready to feel every inch of your body, from every angle and every direction! Come and challenge your endurance and control in this streamlined workout and leave feeling powerful! Day/Time: Tuesday, 4-5pm | Mar.11 - Apr.22 Thursday, 515-615pm | Mar.13 - Apr.24 Fees: $65 (M); $80 (NM) plus...

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Total Barre Pilates returns in March 12 13-FR

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Posted: February 24, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Total Barre Pilates??? is the hot new Pilates program that integrates elements of pilates, dance, cardio, and strength training. With invigorating music, a ballet barre and a multitude of props, it's fresh, fun and for everyone! No dance experience required. Instructors: Wendy Hamelin and Natasha Colter Day/Time: Wednesday, 445-545pm (Wendy) | Mar.12 - Apr.23 Thursday, 4-5pm (Natasha) | Mar.13 - Apr.24 Fees: $65 (M); $80 (NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the membership...

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Community Yoga Class Sunday Mar 2-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga Rock | Sunday, March 2 | 2:00-3:30pm Simply by doing yoga, you can help bring the power of movement to the 1.6 million people living with arthritis. Join Alina Cress for a 90 minute Community Yoga Rock Class with proceeds going to the Arthritis Research Foundation. This class, timed to rock music, is geared for beginners or those with yoga experience. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J CURRIE CENTER Registration is not required and attendance is by donation...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop on Sat Feb 22-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Restorative Yoga Workshop This is an ongoing series of once a month sessions. The more we practice rest, the more energy we have for the activities we enjoy. These workshops are designed to help you create rest in your body, maybe give you a break in habitual thought patterns, and may allow your emotions to settle and present the opportunity for them to change. The more you do this work, the more easily your body, mind and emotions accept resting as part of how they...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop Sun Feb 23-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Therapeutic Yoga Workshop The most efficient ways of moving take place when you have as full a range of motion as your body will allow. Bringing attention to the areas in your body that continually hold your tensions begins the process of coming into an easier way of moving. Well-aligned bodies suffer less fatigue. We often treat physical pain as an obstacle, something to be driven through or medicated. Sometimes we can use pain as a feedback tool and work with it to find the source...

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Don t Break the Bank Your Theme Song-FR

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Posted: February 19, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Don???t Break the Bank: 10 tips for having a blast on a budget What's Your Theme Song? Please share! http://read101.ca/themesong/unb.html UCookbook Videos: Healthy Microwave Desserts Find out more - and enter the February drawing $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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URec Cycle-Thon on March 14-FR

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Posted: February 18, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It???s back! Our second annual Cycle-Thon is happening on March 14! Join URec for 14 hours of cycling in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. URec will be hosting cycling classes throughout the day with all classes starting at 10 minutes past the top of every hour. Day: Friday March 14, 2014 Time: 6:10am ??? 8:10pm (14 hours!) Location: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, University of New Brunswick Come out to support this great...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop Feb 22-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Restorative Yoga Workshop This is an ongoing series of once a month sessions. The more we practice rest, the more energy we have for the activities we enjoy. These workshops are designed to help you create rest in your body, maybe give you a break in habitual thought patterns, and may allow your emotions to settle and present the opportunity for them to change. The more you do this work, the more easily your body, mind and emotions accept resting as part of how they...

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Southpaws 55-65 needed for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of advanced myoelectric control strategies for individuals who use a powered upper limb prosthetic device. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a student research study involving hand and wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and our prosthetic clients. Project: Research study on prosthetic wrist function Criteria: Healthy adults (age 55-65) are required to test wrist function in a...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop Feb 23-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Therapeutic Yoga Workshop The most efficient ways of moving take place when you have as full a range of motion as your body will allow. Bringing attention to the areas in your body that continually hold your tensions begins the process of coming into an easier way of moving. Well-aligned bodies suffer less fatigue. We often treat physical pain as an obstacle, something to be driven through or medicated. Sometimes we can use pain as a feedback tool and work with it to find the source...

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Valentine s Day Love It Your Favourite Breakfast-FR

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Posted: February 12, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... The Reality of Romance: 5 tips for maintaining healthy relationships Valentine's Day, Love It or Hate It? Does it warm your heart or make you nauseous? Please share! http://read101.ca/valentine/unb.html What's Your Favourite Breakfast? Find out how other students start their day: http://read101.ca/breakfast_slideshow/unb.html Find out more - and enter the February drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health...

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Sexuality Awareness Week-FR

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Posted: February 10, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This week (Feb. 10-14) is Sexuality Awareness Week at UNB Fredericton. Drop in to one of several fun events going on around campus. Check out the following link for more details: http://go.unb.ca/sexualityweek Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine Jane Felix Email Address: sexuality@unb.ca

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Restorative Yoga Workshop on Sat Feb 22-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Restorative Yoga Workshop This is an ongoing series of once a month sessions. The more we practice rest, the more energy we have for the activities we enjoy. These workshops are designed to help you create rest in your body, maybe give you a break in habitual thought patterns, and may allow your emotions to settle and present the opportunity for them to change. The more you do this work, the more easily your body, mind and emotions accept resting as part of how they...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop on Sun Feb 23-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Therapeutic Yoga Workshop The most efficient ways of moving take place when you have as full a range of motion as your body will allow. Bringing attention to the areas in your body that continually hold your tensions begins the process of coming into an easier way of moving. Well-aligned bodies suffer less fatigue. We often treat physical pain as an obstacle, something to be driven through or medicated. Sometimes we can use pain as a feedback tool and work with it to find the source...

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URec Healthy Heart Special SAVE 25-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On Friday, February 14 we are celebrating Valentine???s Day by kicking off our Heart & Stroke fundraising campaign, which concludes on March 14th with our ???14 on the 14th??? Cycle-Thon! For the four weeks leading up to the event, we will be selling $2 hearts at the membership services desk with all proceeds going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. To thank you for your donation, your name will be entered into a draw for a $300 URec gift certificate! To celebrate the launch of this...

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Community Yoga Class Sunday March 2 -FR

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Posted: February 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga Rock | Sunday, March 2 | 2:00-3:30pm Simply by doing yoga, you can help bring the power of movement to the 1.6 million people living with arthritis. Join Alina Cress for a 90 minute Community Yoga Rock Class with proceeds going to the Arthritis Research Foundation. This class, timed to rock music, is geared for beginners or those with yoga experience. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J CURRIE CENTER Registration is not required and attendance is by donation...

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Stop Hitting Snooze Favourite Olympic Event-FR

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Posted: February 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Stop Hitting Snooze: How to make the most of your morning What's Your Favourite Olympic Event? Please share! http://read101.ca/olympics/unb.html Bring Home the Gold: Olympic workouts you can do anywhere Find out more - and enter the February drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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Nutrition for Life Workshop-FR

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Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


For many, a brand new year means the opportunity for a fresh start. Healthy eating is a common goal for many, however, it truly is a lifestyle change. In this presentation learn tips and tricks for eating healthy foods for the rest of your life. A question and answer period will be available following the presentation. Instructor: Holly Heartz, Registered Dietitian Day/Time: Wednesday, February 19th 12:00-1:00pm Fees: $12(M); $15(NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the...

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Southpaws for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR

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Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of advanced myoelectric control strategies for individuals who use a powered upper limb prosthetic device. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a student research study involving hand and wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and our prosthetic clients. Project: Research study on prosthetic wrist function Criteria: Healthy adults (age 24-60) are required to test wrist function in a...

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URec February Newsletter -FR

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Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the February issue of the newsletter for the latest news on programs and events happening at URec! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Organize Your Job Search Finding Harmony-FR

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Posted: January 30, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Organize Your Job Search: Strategies for landing your ideal position Finding Harmony: Strategies for successfully sharing living spaces Enter the January drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness ? Article Contact InformationContact: Campus Wellness Email...

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Yoga Twists Workshop Sunday Jan 26-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get your twist on! An in depth practice to allow you to experience some of the many benefits to be gained from careful, considered spinal twisting. Done with attention, twists can help rejuvenate your spinal column, work at restoring symmetry, get your digestion back on track and help your organs to rid themselves of toxins. This workshop is not suitable for those with herniated discs. Instructor: Ruth Merrett Day/Time: Sunday, 1-330pm | Jan 26th Fees: $30(M); $35(NM) plus HST You...

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Queen of Pushups King of Squats Make the Grade-FR

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Posted: January 21, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Queen of Pushups, King of Squats: Find a fun workout that suits you Facebook or Twitter? Neither? Which do you use? Please share in this week’s poll! Make the Grade: Three steps to bounce back from an academic setback Find out more - and enter the January drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop Saturday Jan 25-FR

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Posted: January 21, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This is an ongoing series of once a month sessions. The more we practice rest, the more energy we have for the activities we enjoy. These workshops are designed to help you create rest in your body, maybe give you a break in habitual thought patterns, and may allow your emotions to settle and present the opportunity for them to change. The more you do this work, the more easily your body, mind and emotions accept resting as part of how they operate. Instructor: Ruth Merrett Day/Time:...

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Participants Needed for Motion Capture - FR-FR

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Posted: January 20, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering are looking for healthy adults (age 19-65) to participate in a motion capture session in the Human Performance Laboratory, located in the Richard J. Currie Center. Our goal is to test new gait analysis techniques on data collected during curved-path walking. Participants will be asked to walk along both straight and curved paths while wearing reflective markers adhered to their skin. Testing will take approximately one hour. For...

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Open Recreation-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


How are you keeping busy during the strike? URec has added a bunch of activities to the open recreation schedule. Check it out and come visit the Currie Center, LB Gym, and Aitken Centre! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Pilates on the Ball with Garda starts Friday-FR

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Posted: January 14, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take the Pilates principals of "core" stabilization to a whole different level. This class is a terrific compliment to your regular fitness regime. Note that though this class is all level it is considered a challenge! No experience necessary! Instructor: Garda Milne Day/Time: Friday, 12-1pm | Jan 17th - Feb 28th Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the membership services desk at the RJCC, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact InformationContact:...

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Recruiting Southpaws for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR

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Posted: January 14, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of advanced myoelectric control strategies for individuals who use a powered upper limb prosthetic device. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a student research study involving hand and wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and our prosthetic clients. Project: Research study on prosthetic wrist function Criteria: Healthy adults (age 24-60) are required to test wrist function in a...

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Beginner Ballet starts Jan 19th-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Learn the fundamentals of Ballet in this beginner ballet program. Each program session will consist of warm up, technique, choreography and will finish with some stretching. This program is open to those 16 years of age or older. Instructor: Devin Leblanc & Janica Capson Day/Time: Sundays, 4-5pm | Jan.19th - March 30th (10 weeks) Fees: $75(M); $85(NM) plus HST Register online, at the membership services desk in the RJCC, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact...

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CORE-Operate Winter Session Starts Tuesday-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


CORE-Operate is a fitness program specifically designed for those who wish to improve function, strength and tone of their core muscles. This is ideal for those who suffer from chronic low back pain, repetitive sprain/strain injuries to the low back or for those who are simply looking to have a healthier and stronger core. The CORE-Operate program will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles. We will progress from the very basics to the more advanced...

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FREE Personal Training Boot Camp Session-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec???s Fitness Assessment Centre Personal Trainers are offering a free circuit-style work out! This event is in partnership with the Campus Wellness Committee and Sodexo. Come and join us for a great work out and some refreshing snacks on Thursday January 16 from 5:00pm ??? 6:00pm in the RJCC???s Alberta Alumni Recreation Gymnasium. For more information, please contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca. We hope to see you there! Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address:...

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Pilates Power Flow offered on Tuesday Thursday-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Control, power and precision describe this class! You will experience creative, challenging and fluid transitions from one exercise to the next while your muscles are constantly challenged. Get ready to feel every inch of your body, from every angle and every direction! Come and challenge your endurance and control in this streamlined workout and leave feeling powerful! Instructor: Natasha Colter Day/Time: Tuesday, 10-11am | Jan 14th - Feb 25th Thursday, 515-615pm | Jan 16th - Feb...

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Prenatal Pilates starts Tuesday-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking to stay in shape while you are expecting? Then this specialized mat class is for you! We use a variety of props, including stability balls and free weights, to help strengthen all of the postural changes that come along with pregnancy. This Prenatal Pilates class is available and accessible at any stage of pregnancy, meaning that you can participate even up to your due date. Classes are modified to suit the needs of those in the class so come along and experience how wonderful...

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Street Jazz Dance starts tonight-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Street Jazz Dance is a fusion of jazz dance, hip hop and modern done to today's music. This program is open for beginners or those with some dance experience. Must be at least 16 years old to attend. Instructor: Angeline Ng Date/Time: Tuesdays, 630-730pm | Jan.14th - Mar.25th (10 weeks) Fees: $75(M); $85(NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the membership services desk at the RJCC, or over the phone (453-4579). Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address:...

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Wado Kai Karate starts Tuesday-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Learn the fundamentals of traditional Wado Kai Karate in this non-intimidating and educational environment. Class components include warm up, conditioning, karate fundamentals including punches, kicks and blocks. In addition, you will learn katas (choreographed movement patterns) and sparring techniques (depending on class size and interest, ???light sparring??? may also be introduced). This program is open to those new to exercising and those interested in martial arts. Instructor:...

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Yoga for Strength and Balance-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Experience a yoga class that will challenge your body and your mind. Using a combination of dynamic movement and longer held positions, we will play with the idea of letting go of self-limiting mental and physical boundaries. This program is suited for those with some yoga experience or for those looking for a complimentary mind/body challenge. Instructor: Alina Cress Day/Time: Monday, 445-545pm | Jan.13th - Feb.24th Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the...

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Ashtanga Yoga with Garda Milne-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Garda Milne is offering three Ashtanga Yoga classes this winter starting next week! This fast paced class moves students through the first series of Ashtanga yoga with a focus on the meditative quality of the practice, which arrives when attention is directed to the synchronization of breath and movement. Join Garda on Monday at 12pm, Wednesday at 6pm, or Saturday at 11am! For more information check out our website. You can register online. Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca...

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Coffee or Tea Your Fitness Goals-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this month's UNB Student Health 101... Coffee or Tea? Which one gets you going in the morning? Please share! http://read101.ca/coffeeortea/unb.html What Are Your Fitness Goals? Find out what other students are working towards http://read101.ca/fitness_goals_slideshow/unb.html Enter the January drawing for $1,000 http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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Latin Dance Beginner I with Otto Saba Morales-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Latin Dance Beginner I with Otto & Saba Morales returns next Friday at 7pm! Learn the fundamentals of three Latin dances: Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. No experience is necessary. The program is five weeks in duration. Register online or at the membership services desk at the RJCC. Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Nutrition for the New Year-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Holly Heartz on Wednesday, Jan 15th from 12-1pm for her 'Nutrition for the New Year' workshop! For many, a brand new year means the opportunity for a fresh start. A common goal is weight loss and eating a healthy diet. Even with good intentions it is difficult to stick with such New Year???s resolutions. A more realistic and easier goal to achieve is to follow sensible healthy eating goals. In this session you will learn how and what to eat for healthy eating. Cost is $12 for members...

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Pilates for the Ultimate Core-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Wendy starting Thursday, January 16th at 12pm for Pilates for the Ultimate Core. In this ultimate Pilates core conditioning class, you will experience top Pilates core exercises mixed with dynamic total body movements. External resistance may be added for those looking for an extra challenge. Register online or at the membership services desk at the RJCC. Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Yoga Flow with Wendy and Garda -FR

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Posted: January 8, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you looking for a yoga class that integrates breath with movement in a flowing sequence of yoga poses. Experience a beautiful intermix of yoga asanas and creative movements that vary from class to class in Yoga Flow! We are offering three sessions this Winter. Join Wendy on Tuesday from 12-1pm and Saturday from 945-1045am or Garda on Wednesday from 7-8am. For more information check out our website. You can register online or at the membership services desk in the RJCC. Article Contact...

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Hot Yoga Flow beginning Tuesday January 14th -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking to warm up? Join Rachel Barrett for Hot Yoga Flow beginning Tuesday, January 14th from 7:30-8:30pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio. Register online or at the membership services desk! Check out our website for the complete list of instructional programs being offered this semester. Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Total Barre Pilates starts next week-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Total Barre Pilates is a hot new program that incorporates Pilates, dance, and strength training. This winter, we are offering three classes and they start next week! Join Wendy on Wednesday at 4:45pm or Natasha on Tuesday at 11am or Thursday at 4pm! You can register online at https://recreation.unbf.ca/ or at the membership services desk. To see all of the instructional programs being offered check out //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/instructional/index.html. Article Contact...

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Group Fitness-FR

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Posted: January 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you seen the new Group Fitness Winter Schedule? Group Fitness is very excited to announce the return of Zumba to our Winter 2014 schedule, as well as a brand new drop in Yoga class! Not only do we have some new favourites on the schedule but our ever popular Cycling, Group Rx RIP, Step, and Cardio Sculpt classes are returning! Check out the complete schedule: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/groupfitness/gf_schedule_winter2014.pdf Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca...

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Reformer Classes with Garda Milne and Natasha Colter-FR

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Posted: January 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We are pleased to offer a number of new yoga and Pilates programs for the winter term including Pilates Reformer and Mat/Reformer. Join Garda and Natasha for these classes that will challenge how you use your core in relation to this resistance while you enjoy a balanced workout. The workouts build in complexity by integrating multiple muscle groups at the same time. We are excited to offer group classes on our 5 Reformer machines. Classes are small so we can better focus on you! Come...

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URec Newsletter-FR

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Posted: January 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the URec January Newsletter (http://eepurl.com/Km3QL) for the latest news on programs and events happening at Recreation Services! Article Contact InformationContact: Rebecca WilsonEmail Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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CORE-Operate Winter Session Starts Tuesday January 14 -FR

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Posted: January 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


CORE-Operate is a fitness program specifically designed for those who wish to improve function, strength and tone of their core muscles. This is ideal for those who suffer from chronic low back pain, repetitive sprain/strain injuries to the low back or for those who are simply looking to have a healthier and stronger core. The CORE-Operate program will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles. We will progress from the very basics to the more advanced...

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URec Registration and Save the Tax-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration opens at 6am on Friday, December 13th for all Winter 2014 URec Instructional Programs with a Save the Tax promotion on all Mind Body Programs. For one day only, you will save 13% on all Yoga and Pilates programs that are starting in January. We have expanded our Mind Body program to include 50 classes so you are guaranteed to find something that fits your needs! A URec Membership is not required to register for these programs. You can register online at...

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Aitken Centre Live - Upcoming Events-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 6, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB vs STU - Pete Kelly Challenge - December 29 Dean Brody & Cassadee Pope in Concert - February 02 Hedley in Concert - March 10 The Legendary Gordon Lightfoot - May 04 George Thorogood and the Destroyers - May 22 Purchase tickets online at http://www.auc.unb.ca or at the AUC box office, Monday to Friday, noon to 4pm. ? ? Article Contact InformationContact: Terry OakesEmail Address: oakes@unb.ca

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Many Faces of Depression When You Wake Up FitnessU Videos-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... The Many Faces of Depression: How to recognize warning signs FitnessU: Abs Without Crunches This Week???s Poll: What???s the first thing you do when you wake up? http://read101.ca/wakeup/unb.html Find out more - and enter the November drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week! Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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Guys in Groups Movember MOVE Campaign-FR

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Posted: November 25, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec this Wednesday for Guys in Groups! In support of Movember and their MOVE campaign, URec will be hosting group fitness classes open to everyone throughout the day and encouraging all guys to attend! There will be prizes won at every class and all guys that attend a group fitness class will be entered to win an initial assessment along with two personal training sessions. Inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and depression so get your Mo???s...

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Community Yoga class for Movember-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you looking for a way to show your support of men's health? Come to URec's community yoga class Wednesday, November 27th from 12-1pm. All are welcome to attend. Donations will be graciously accepted for Movember Canada. The class will take place in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Pre-registration is not required, however, spaces are limited. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or email...

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Upcoming Yoga Workshops with Ruth Merrett-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer two Yoga workshops this weekend. Choose from a Restorative Yoga workshop (Sat.Nov.23rd 630-9pm) or an Unwinding the Hips & Shoulders workshop (Sun.Nov.24th 1-330pm). Both workshops take place in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER and will be led by Ruth Merrett. Everyone is welcome. Previous yoga experience is not required. Fees per workshop are: $30 plus HST for URec members; $35 plus HST for non...

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5 Study Methods That Actually Work November Drawing for 1000-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students, In this week's UNB Student Health 101... Creative Study Techniques 5 study methods that actually work What Song is Stuck in Your Head? http://read101.ca/1113/song_in_your_head_slideshow/unb.html This Week???s Poll: Pumpkin Pie or Apple Pie? http://read101.ca/novemberpie/unb.html Find out more - and enter the November drawing $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Be sure to like us on Facebook!...

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Guys in Groups Movember MOVE Campaign-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join URec on November 27 for Guys in Groups! In support of Movember and their MOVE campaign, URec will be hosting group fitness classes open to everyone throughout the day and encouraging all guys to attend! There will be prizes won at every class and all guys that attend a group fitness class will be entered to win an initial assessment along with two personal training sessions. Inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and depression so get your Mo???s...

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The Right Number of Meals for You and Nov s App of the Month-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In this week's UNB Student Health 101... What???s the Right Number of Meals for You? Discover how food frequency affects your energy November???s App of the Month http://read101.ca/1113/november_2013_app/unb.html Find out more - and enter the November drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Be sure to like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UNBStudentHealth101 and follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/SH101atUNB to find out when we...

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UNB COUNSELLING SERVICES BRINGS YOU CYBERPSYC-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


NOT QUITE READY TO SEEK HELP? DON'T WANT TO WAIT? WANT SOME HELP TODAY? Conquer Anxiety Pro is an online course for UNB and STU students that teaches you about anxiety, relaxation techniques, and offers exposure to different environments like General Anxiety, Public Speaking Anxiety, and Dental Anxiety. To Access: Visit cyberpsyc.com and sign-up. enter the access code: LHC0338. Create an account Article Contact InformationContact: Tanya JonesEmail Address: tjones@unb.ca

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How To Sweat Out Your Stress Enter to Win 1000-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out these articles in UNB Student Health 101... Sweat Out Your Stress - turn a bad day into a good workout UCookbook: 4-Ingredient Meals This Week???s Poll: Smartphones, love them or hate them? http://read101.ca/smartphones/unb.html Find out more - and enter the November drawing for $1,000 - in UNB Student Health 101: http://read101.ca/unb.html Have a healthy week, Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick -...

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New session of Yoga Flow begins Tues Nov 5th-FR

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Posted: November 4, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer another 7 week session of Yoga Flow on Tuesdays from 12-1pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The program is led by certified Yoga teacher Wendy Hamelin. This program is geared for beginners or those with yoga experience. Register online at http://www.urec.ca , over the phone (453-4579) or in person at the Membership Services desk in the CURRIE CENTER. For more information please contact Lauren Rogers at...

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Community Yoga Class -FR

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Posted: October 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer its first Community Yoga Class on Wednesday, October 30th from 12-1pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Monetary and/or non-perishable food donations will be collected for the Fredericton Food Bank. All are welcome to attend this Yoga Flow class led by Wendy Hamelin. Pre-registration is not required, however, spaces are limited. For more information please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or email...

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Squats in Skirts this Tuesday October 29th-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On Tuesday October 29th, the URec Fitness Assessment Centre is hosting a day to encourage women to workout in the Free Weight Room of the RJCC! Come to participate and receive a voucher to attend a FREE community yoga class on Wednesday October 30th! Other prizes to be won include free personal training, a URec gift certificate, and lots of URec items such as bags, water bottles and more! Exercise guidance and demonstrations all day. Free workshops too! The workshop schedule is: 7:30am...

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Total Barre Pilates Program-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It is not too late to join URec's Total Barre Pilates program. This new Barre program incorporates Pilates, dance, strength training and music for an amazing workout. No dance experience required! Date/Time: Wednesdays, 4-5pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio Instructor: Wendy Hamelin Fees: $50 for URec members; $60 for non members plus HST Dates: Oct.23rd - Nov.20th Register online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec, over the phone by calling 453-4579 or in person at the...

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Do You Drink The FoMO Phenomenon Enter To Win 1000-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


October’s Student Health 101 is still available! Check it out and enter the October drawing for $1,000! There are some great articles in Student Health 101 this month: · Going Beyond Pen & Paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques · Do You Drink? Exploring the reasons behind your choices · The FoMO Phenomenon: Why you may have a fear of missing out · Roommate Resolutions: Finding common ground for stress-free living · FitnessU: Quick and Quiet Workout Routines And much more… Be sure...

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Squats in Skirts Encouraging Women to Work Out in the Free Weight Room-FR

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Posted: October 22, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join us on Tuesday October 29th in the Free Weight Room of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for a fun day filled with weight lifting demonstrations, workshops, and prizes! Bring your free weight questions and get them answered by Recreation Services' Certified Personal Trainers! Workshop Schedule is as follows: 7:30am - 8:00am: Band Workshop 10:00am - 10:30am: Squatting Basics 11:15am - 11:45am: Free Weight Room Basics 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Band Workshop 2:00pm - 2:30pm: Free Weight Room...

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CPR Level C course Tuesday Oct 22nd-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is offering a CPR Level C course Tuesday, October 22nd from 6-930pm in the CURRIE CENTER. The cost is $25 for URec members or $30 for non members plus HST. Register online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec , over the phone (453-4579) or in person at the Membership Services desk. For more information please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or lrogers@unb.ca. ? Article Contact InformationContact: Lauren RogersEmail Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Saturday morning Yoga Flow begins Oct 19th-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a five week Morning Yoga Flow program on Saturdays from 945-1045am in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This program will be led by Wendy Hamelin and will be held from Oct.19th - Nov.16th. The cost to join is $50 for URec members and $60 for non members plus HST. Register online //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec, over the phone (453-4579) or in person at the Membership Services desk. For more...

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Golf Specific Training-FR

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Posted: October 15, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Golf specific strength & conditioning is geared towards golfers that are looking to improve mobility, stability and strength to improve distance and prevent injury. The program includes one screen and 3 training sessions. The purpose of the screen is to assess the golfer???s mobility/stability and muscle imbalances that are potentially limiting swing biomechanics. Based on the screening results, a specific program will be created to help minimize the limitations. Article Contact...

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Hot Yoga Flow-FR

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Posted: October 7, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to announce that Hot Yoga is back! Join Rachel Barrett for a five week program starting Tuesday, Oct. 22nd from 730-830pm in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This program is suited for those who are new to yoga or those with some yoga experience. The fees to join are: $50 for URec members; $60 for non members plus HST. Registration is available online at http://recreation.unbf.ca, over the phone (453-4579)...

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VO2max Research Participants needed-FR

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Posted: October 1, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick faculty Kinesiology are looking for male trained runner volunteers aged 18-35. We are interested in VO2max results for a standard graded exercise stress test protocol compared with a self selected intensity protocol. The following measurements will be made in the study: Body Composition Your percent body fat will be measured by using a caliper device that gently ???grasps??? the skin. Aerobic Capacity Your aerobic capacity will be...

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URec Membership Special for Homecoming 2013-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to celebrate UNB Homecoming 2013 with a special offer for all UNB alumni. During Homecoming (Thursday, Sept. 26th ; 29th) URec is offering at minimum 15% off all 4 month and annual memberships (can be renewed memberships or new) based on the year of graduation. All those who have graduated 1998 or later will receive 15% off while all others graduated before 1998 will receive an additional 1% off per year. This special offer is for URec Base, Aquatic,...

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URec Membership Special for Homecoming 2013

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Posted: September 24, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to celebrate UNB Homecoming 2013 with a special offer for all UNB alumni. During Homecoming (Thursday, Sept. 26th ; Sunday, Sept. 29th) URec is offering a minimum 15% off all 4 month and annual memberships (can be renewed memberships or new) based on the year of graduation. All those who have graduated 1998 or later will receive 15% off while all others graduated before 1998 will receive an additional 1% off per year. This special offer is for URec Base,...

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Faculty of Nursing Prenatal Home Visiting Program

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Posted: September 23, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Faculty of Nursing offers a free information service for expectant mothers/families in the greater Fredericton area through a prenatal home visiting program. Two second-year nursing students typically make 4 visits, at a time and location that is convenient for the mother/couple. Visits occur at approximately weekly intervals and are about an hour in length. The purpose is to provide information on topics of interest to the family related to having their baby, and for students to...

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Try Fencing Free

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Fencing invites you to try out sword-fighting... and your first night is FREE!! Come and try your hand at Foil, Epee or Sabre! No experience nessecary! All equipment is provided! We meet at the Currie Center (Hatheway Family Fitness Studio) on Mondays and Wednesdays (7:45-9:00pm) every week, and are always welcoming new members. For more information, visit us at https://www.facebook.com/unbfencing or email us at fencing@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Victoria Leigh...

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Learn to dance the Salsa Merengue and Bachata

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Posted: September 19, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer Beginner Latin Dance classes starting this Friday, Sept. 20th from 7:00-8:15pm. A partner is not required, however, there is partner work involved and you may be paired with someone. Try the first class for free! Day/Time: Fridays, 7-8:15pm  Session Dates: Sept.20th - Oct.18th (5 weeks) Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Fees: $55 for full time UNB Students/URec members plus HST; $65 for non members plus HST Register...

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Roll and Release - Improved Head to Toe Massaging with the Foam Roller and Tennis Balls

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Posted: September 19, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Learn how to use the foam roller and tennis balls to help increase joint mobility, muscle flexibility and circulation, while decreasing pain caused by nagging injuries or poor posture. This step-by-step approach applies massage therapy principles and myofascial release theories to a comprehensible routine that enables each participant to feel immediate results. Rolling, static stretching and massage techniques will be presented. All skill levels are welcome and no previous experience is...

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Total Barre Pilates begins Wed Sept 18th

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Posted: September 19, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Total Barre Pilates™is the hot new Pilates program that integrates elements of pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. With invigorating music, a ballet barre and a multitude of props, it's fresh, fun and for everyone! No dance experience required...no tutus required either! Try the first class for free. Instructor: Wendy Hamelin Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4-5pm Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Fees: $50 for full time UNB students/URec members; $60 for non...

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Wado Kai Karate Program at URec

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Posted: September 19, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer Beginner Wado Kai Karate. Learn the fundamentals of traditional Wado Kai Karate in this non-intimidating and educational environment. Class components include warm up, conditioning, karate fundamentals including punches, kicks and blocks. In addition, you will learn katas (choreographed movement patterns) and sparring techniques (depending on class size and interest, ‘light sparring’ may also be introduced). This program is open to those new to...

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New Street Jazz Dance Program for Adults

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Posted: September 13, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Street Jazz Dance is a fusion of jazz dance, hip hop and modern done to today's music. This program is open for beginners or those with some dance experience. Must be at least 16 years old to attend. Instructor: Angeline Ng Date/Time: Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Fees: $65 for members; $80 for non members plus HST Next Session: Sept.17th - Nov.19th Register online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec, in person at the Membership Services Desk...

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Clean and Jerk Clinic

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Posted: September 11, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new to free weights? Do you want to improve your explosive strength, power and vertical jump? Do you want to learn a new challenging lift in the weight room? This 5 session clinic is designed for novice lifters new to the clean and jerk, an Olympic lift, or for those looking to improve their technique. Clinic will include a dynamic warm-up that can be used prior to any training session as well as progressive exercises leading up to the clean exercise; progressions will depend on...

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Saturday morning Yoga begins this week

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Posted: September 11, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a 5 week Yoga flow program beginning this Saturday, Sept. 14th from 9:45-10:45am in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio. The program will be led by Wendy Hamelin. The cost to join is $50 plus HST for full time students/URec members or $60 plus HST or non members. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Try the first class before registering or sign up to secure your spot. Register online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec, in...

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GOLF Off Season Specific Strength and Conditioning

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Posted: September 9, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Golf Off Season Strength and Conditioning is geared towards golfers that are looking to improve mobility, stability and strength to improve distance and injury prevention. The program is instructed by Dave Thomson; Dave is Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified. TPI has a golf specific physical screening. The purpose of the screening is to assess the individual’s mobility/stability and muscle imbalances potentially limiting golf biomechanics. Based on the screening, a specific...

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KIN Kids Physical Activity Program

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Posted: September 9, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


KIN KIDS is a physical activity program designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity, with a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities intended to foster self-esteem, confidence, a positive self-image and the joy of being physically active. Led by Kinesiology students, this program is designed to have a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. KIN KIDS is now also associated with the HIGH FIVE® program....

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New Fall Sessions of CORE Operate to Start Next Week

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Posted: September 9, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


CORE-Operate is a fitness program specifically designed for those who wish to improve function, strength and tone of their core muscles. This is ideal for those who suffer from chronic low back pain, repetitive sprain/strain injuries to the low back or for those who are simply looking to have a healthier and stronger core. The CORE-Operate program will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles. We will progress from the very basics to the more advanced...

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Saturday morning Yoga begins September 14th

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Posted: September 6, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a five week Yoga Flow program on Saturday mornings from 9:45-10:45am in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio. The program is geared for beginners or those with some yoga experience. The details are as follows: Dates: Saturdays, Sept.14th - Oct.12th Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Instructor: Wendy Hamelin  Fees: $50 plus HST for full time UNB Students/URec members; $60 plus HST for non members. Registration is...

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UNB-Rowing-Novice-Orientation-Session-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you want to meet people, try a new sport, and get fit? Do you have long limbs, a good view above everyone else, and a desire to compete? Do you like being around and on the water? Have you been a lifelong athlete but aren’t able to continue with your sport?   If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, join the club... The Rowing Club!! The UNB Rowing Club will be hosting a Novice Orientation session on Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. We are meeting at the Lady...

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UNB-Baseball-Tryouts-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 4, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Baseball team will be hosting tryouts at 5:30-7:30PM at Thompson Field September 4, and 6:00PM-8:00PM at Royals Field on September 5. For more details email baseball@unb.ca Article Contact InformationContact: Mark Patrick MacNevinEmail Address: d4g1s@unb.ca

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Barre-Pilates-program-begins-Wed Sept 18th-FR

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Posted: September 3, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Total Barre Pilates is the hot new Pilates program that integrates elements of Pilates, cardio, dance and strength training. With invigorating music, a ballet barre, and a multitude of props, it's fresh, fun and for everyone. No dance experience required..no tutus required either!  Instructor: Wendy Hamelin Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4-5pm Session: Wed, Sept.18th - Oct.16th Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, CURRIE CENTER Fees: $50 for UNB full time students & URec members; $60 for non...

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Take H E A R T Program UNBF

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Posted: August 27, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. program is an introductory-level physical activity and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The program content is delivered by a certified professional staff of registered dietitians, Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology- Certified Personal Trainers and Certified Exercise Physiologists. Program runs September 23rd to December 19th, on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. For more details or to register visit our website:...

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ENTER TO WIN 1 000 DOLLARS - Learn how to survive the year with roommates

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Posted: August 23, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Roommates & Shared Spaces: Learn the do’s and don’ts of living with others and ENTER TO WIN $1,000: Check out the Orientation Edition of Student Health 101 http://read101.ca/go2unb.html Article Contact Information Contact: Erlyn Leslie Fletcher Email Address: sdassistant@unb.ca

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Register now 9th Annual Race Against the REDS

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Posted: August 23, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Cross Country team would like to invite all members of the UNB community to take part in the 9th Annual Race Against the REDS on Saturday, August 31st. The Race Against the REDS is an annual fundraiser held by the members of the UNB Cross-Country team. All proceeds from the event are used to help cover the expenses of the upcoming season of competition. The main event is a 5km race/run/walk that takes place along the gently rolling hills on the lower level main trails in Odell Park....

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ENTER TO WIN 1000 DOLLARS - Check out the Campus Survival Guide

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Posted: August 16, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The new school year is just around the corner and we are looking forward to getting it started! Make sure you check out the UNB Student Health 101: Orientation Edition. It contains excellent articles on living with roommates, budgeting, and so much more! Read it today! http://read101.ca/go2unb.html You can also entered to win $1,000!!!!   Campus Wellness Committee University of New Brunswick - Fredericton unbwellness@unb.ca www.unb.ca/fredericton/wellness Article Contact Information Contact:...

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