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Fall in Love with Running!

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you been looking to start running, but don't know where to start?  Our Fall in Love with Running program is just for you!  This 10-week program, hosted by Brenda Guitard, will teach you the joys of running from start to finish. The series consists of online webinars, on-site progress checks, a "Graduation Run" and a support group offering information on injury prevention, motivation, core stability, running technique, nutrition, yoga for runners and more! Come develop...

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Thanksgiving Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 7, 2020 10:30:00 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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Yoga Class

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Feeling off balance? We've got just what you need! Make sure to sign up for our Virtual Yoga classes Monday and Friday, 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. with Tara (Microsoft Teams). Increase balance, stability and inner strength through this 45-minute session. This class blends a variety of yoga traditions, and combines breathing techniques with postures to foster a focused, alert and calm mind. You are welcome whether new to, or continuing in yoga.  Follow the link to register.   Category:...

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Fall in Love with Running!

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 24, 2020 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you been looking to start running, but don't know where to start?  Our Fall in Love with Running program is just for you!  This 10-week program, hosted by Brenda Guitard, will teach you the joys of running from start to finish. The series consists of online webinars, on-site progress checks, a "Graduation Run" and a support group offering information on injury prevention, motivation, core stability, running technique, nutrition, yoga for runners and more! Come develop your...

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Virtual Tabata Class

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join the virtual Tabata classes with Lori - conditions and strengthens the body aerobically and anaerobically. Check out our website to register. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Walking Club

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking to get some fresh air and exercise? We have the perfect activity! Join our walking club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for an easy activity that has some powerful health benefits!  Check out our website to register. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Yoga Class

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join us for virtual Yoga with Tara! Increase stability, balance and inner strength through 45-minute sessions. This class blends a variety of yoga traditions, and combines breathing techniques with postures to foster a focused, alert and calm mind. All skill levels welcome! Please visit our website.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Labour Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 2, 2020 10:35:00 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...

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Students, Staff & Faculty - have your say, and win a $200 prize pack

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Saint John Department of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness is looking for students, staff and faculty to complete an online survey about their health and wellness habits and interests. The survey takes under five minutes to complete and all information will be kept confidential. Participants will be entered to win a prize pack valued at $200 with goodies from Simply for Life, The Feel Good Store, Java Moose and more. To complete the survey, visit our...

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URec set to reopen August 4

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:30:00 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 and 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 and facility access will follow a phased reopening approach. As an added safety measure, members and staff will be required to wear a community face mask when entering and...

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Summer boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 5, 2020 10:20:00 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 per cent 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...

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Two UNB athletes named CCAA Academic All-Canadians

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Two student-athletes from the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus have been announced as 2019-20 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Academic All-Canadians. Dayna Alexander and Logan Perry received the award with 191 other student-athletes across the country. The recipients have achieved combined excellence in collegiate athletics and academics. Alexander is a member of the women’s volleyball team, while Perry plays on the men’s soccer team. Both...

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UNB's Psychological Wellness Centre Launches Brief Telepsychology Service

Dr. Meghan Richards

Posted: April 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) is offering free short-term psychological services to students, faculty, staff, and their family members.  These services will be provided using video conferencing technology with the aim of assisting clients with stress management, the development of coping skills, and the provision of emotional support.  This service will be provided by doctoral students under the supervision of licensed psychologists in...

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Half price tickets for AUS men's hockey final

Andy Campbell

Posted: March 5, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The REDS men's hockey team will host Acadia in the de ciding game of the Atlantic University Sport men's hockey championship series, on Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken Centre. All staff and faculty will receive 50 per cent off tickets for Friday's game. Ordering on line, use the promo code: UNBSF50 (minimum one ticket, maximum 10 per customer). If purchasing at the AUC box office, please identify yourself as staff or faculty for your discount. ID will be required. The AUC opens at 10...

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Employment Opportunity: Swim Instructor

Lauren Rogers

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:20:00 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 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. For any inquiries please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or lrogers@unb.ca Full details are available on our website.   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Faculty/Staff Discount for AUS Final

Andy Campbell

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


ALL UNB faculty and staff will receive 50 per cent off any ticket type for Game One of the AUS men's hockey final, on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken Centre. The Reds will play Acadia in the first game of their best of three series.  When purchasing tickets online, use the promo code: UNBSF50 There is a maximum of 10 tickets per customer. https://unbtickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1731&r=ceeebf5d0a924bd39b7786b950f48a13 Faculty and staff purchasing tickets...

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Varsity Basketball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's the final home basketball games of the regular season, and we want to see you there! On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Seawolves host HC with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Then, after the games, we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Volleyball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 17, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As our Seawolves volleyball teams wind down the regular season, we want to see you at the final home games of the year! On Saturday, Feb. 22, they host USA with women's matches at 5 p.m. and men's at 7 p.m. After the games, we have grad presentations we are giving to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults, and students enter for free! Games will be held in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category:...

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Register for winter session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:20:00 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 and 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

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:20:00 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 seven 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...

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Learn to deadlift

Walker Blizzard

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join us for a workshop to start experiencing the benefits of deadlift on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., on the 1st floor, CURRIE CENTER. The barbell deadlift is one of the best exercises for developing full body strength. During this workshop we will 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 and...

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Golf in the Dome

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: 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 and 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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URec's eighth annual Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's eighth annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead seven 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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Men's Volleyball at home this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Saint John men's volleyball squad is gearing up for two matches against USA this weekend! They play on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and then again on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Free Restorative Yoga at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 10:20:00 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.   The class will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio (2nd floor, CURRIE...

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New swim lesson programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is pleased to announce three new swim programs beginning Sunday, Feb 2. The new programs include: Bronze Star: Sundays, 7 – 8:30 p.m. (Feb. 2 – March 29) This program is a prep course for the Bronze Medallion. Participants of this program will learn how to problem- solve and make lifesaving decisions. Participants will also develop CPR skills. This program includes a timed 400m swim. No classes on March 1 or March 8 (March Break) Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross: Sundays,...

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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We have a packed weekend of volleyball and basketball at UNB Saint John, starting with our volleyball teams hosting STU on Friday, Jan. 31 with women's matches at 6 p.m. and men's at 8 p.m. Then, on Saturday, Feb. 1, we have our basketball squads facing UKC at home, women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. Finishing off strong on Sunday, Feb. 2, varsity basketball again faces UKC with women at 12 p.m. and men at 2 p.m. Then, women's volleyball hosts HC with matches beginning at 4:30...

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Indigenous student wellness | Hand drumming and Powwow drumming

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: January 22, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


An Indigenous student cultural event entailing MWC’s drumming sessions will be held!    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 from January 12 to February 20, every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 – 8 p.m., in Marshall...

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Varsity Basketball hosts STU

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Varsity basketball is gearing up for an exciting match up at home this weekend, as the Seawolves host STU on Sunday, Jan. 26. Women's tip off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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

Amanda Lee

Posted: January 16, 2020 10:20:00 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 which will be...

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URec Orientations

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 14, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new or returning to the gym? Want to learn how to use certain equipment? If so, 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...

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Pickleball Club at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in playing Pickleball? If so, join us every Tuesday and Thursday, from 1 - 3 p.m., in the gymnasium! We want to grow the sport of Pickleball in the Greater Saint John area, in a safe and fun atmosphere. Becoming a member means staying fit, having fun and being social! Visit the link for more information or contact Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address:...

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Winter pool schedule

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:25:00 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 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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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 6, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's the first weekend of home varsity sports after the break, and the Seawolves could not be more stoked! On Saturday, Jan. 11, varsity basketball hosts MTA with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. On Sunday, Jan. 12, women's volleyball is hosting DAC with matches beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 and continues until Jan. 5, 2020. During this time period, 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 December 1

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 28, 2019 10:19:00 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 an 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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Varsity Volleyball hosts STU

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come see some home court varsity volleyball for the last time before Christmas break! On Sunday, Dec. 1, our Seawolves are hosting STU with women's matches beginning at 2 p.m. and men's beginning at 4 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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Last chance to save on faculty & staff memberships at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBF faculty & staff Get Fit Week ends Tuesday, Nov. 19.  As part of Get Fit Week, UNBF faculty and staff are invited to stop by and enjoy a complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER and SMA Pool. Faculty and staff are also eligible to receive 15 per cent off four-month and annual memberships. Payroll deduction plans are available. Visit our website to learn more about URec membership options for faculty & staff. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article...

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Womens Varsity Volleyball Home Opener

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our Seawolve's women's volleyball team is spiking, serving and digging for the first time on home turf this weekend! On Saturday, Nov. 23, they host MTA with matches beginning at 2 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 24, they host CU with matches beginning at 2 p.m. Games will be held in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Admission is 5$ for adults and students enter for free! For full Competition Schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index Category:...

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Get Fit Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get Fit Week is back at URec! Until Tuesday, Nov. 19, UNBF faculty and staff are invited to enjoy complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool. As part of Get Fit Week, faculty and staff are also eligible to receive 15 per cent off four-month and annual memberships. Payroll deduction plans are available. Curious about what a membership at URec includes? Head over to URec.ca to learn more.    Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Recruiting participants for free fitness assessments

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:19:00 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 the practical exam. Testing times are available on November 27th, 29th, December 4th, and December 6th at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. SPACE IS LIMITED. If you’re interested, please email cellab@unb.ca or call (506)...

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Varsity Home Games This Weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We have a great weekend of varsity sports lined up here in Saint John! On Saturday, Nov. 16, our men's volleyball squad hosts HC with matches beginning at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre! Then on Sunday, Nov. 17, the men play HC once more at 12 p.m., followed by our varsity basketball teams hosting MTA to finish the day. Women's tip off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics,...

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Faculty & Staff Get Fit Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness , News and Notices


URec is inviting all UNBF faculty and staff to “Get Fit”  and enjoy a complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool, from Nov. 12-19. Faculty/Staff Get Fit Week Promotions: 15% discount on 4-month & annual memberships* Free trial week for UNBF faculty and staff (Valid UNB ID Card required) Free drop-in on any group fitness class and open lap swim time Free strength centre orientations Personal training starter package giveaway URec swag giveaways...

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Varsity Mens Volleyball First Home Games (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our men are prepared for battle as they step onto home court for the first time this season on Wednesday, Nov. 6. They host STU with matches beginning at 7 p.m. in the Athletics Centre, will you be there? Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Varsity Basketball Home opener

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We want to see you at the first Basketball home games of the Season on Saturday, Nov. 2 as our Seawolve's host CU with women's tip off at 1 p.m. and men's at 3 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Member Appreciation Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Member Appreciation Week is back at URec! From Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, drop into 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 Swag Locker...

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Pilates for Life Workshop at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 18, 2019 10:15:00 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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Register for fall session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:20:00 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 and 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 Bowley Email Address:...

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Varsity Soccer Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Seawolves are wrapping up the home game regular season with a couple of great matches at the Canada Games Stadium! On Saturday, Oct. 5, they host DAC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 6, they host HC with the women kicking off at 12 p.m. and men at 2 p.m., and after the game we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics,...

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Varsity Soccer hosts STU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Your Seawolves are training hard and will be firing on all cylinders on Saturday, Sept. 28 as they host STU. We want to see you there! Women's kick off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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Varsity Soccer hosts CU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


You're invite to cheer on your Seawolves as they look to get the best of CU on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Canada Games Stadium. Women's kick off is at 6 p.m. and men's is at 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK - Volunteers Needed

Caitlin Doyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:15:00 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, Sept. 22, from 2 - 4 p.m., 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 - 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m.)! Volunteers will assist with set-up...

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Varsity Soccer Home Opener vs. UKC (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This weekend, your Seawolves have their first home field matches of the year! On Saturday, Sept. 21, they face UKC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and men at 4 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Then on Sunday, Sept. 22, they host MSVU with women's kick off at 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m.  Everyone is invited to come out and cheer on your teams! Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free!  For full competition schedule, results and statistics,...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:15:00 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 September 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 (September 9 - 14). During the week, try a lap swim, open rec swim and/or join...

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Try Fencing this Fall

David Themens

Posted: September 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will be hosting a Free Open House on Monday, Sept. 9, from 8 - 9:30 p.m., 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 attend. 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 UNBF Fencing Club, founded...

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

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 1, 2019 10:19:00 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 and Thursdays (August 6 - 29) TIME: 5:30 - 6:30...

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URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:20:00 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...

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Summer programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:32:00 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. and 12 noon/Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and 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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2019-2020 Season Passes on sale now

Andy Campbell

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Reds Season Passes for the 2019-2020 season are now on sale. Passes can be purchased in person, at the Aitken Centre box office, or on line at goredsgo.ca. Season pass holders from previous years can renew, until September 30th, but this must be done in person, at the box office. UNB faculty and staff can purchase season passes at the discounted rate of $200 each. The Aitken Centre box office is open Tuesday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in July, and Monday through...

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Canada Day & summer hours of operation at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:25:00 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 summer hours are in effect July 2-August 31: ​ Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.    Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email...

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Free boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 11, 2019 10:37:00 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 available Tuesdays and 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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Faculty & Staff Summer Softball League

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Faculty and staff at UNBF are invited to join the Summer Softball League! The league runs from June 3 to August 16 and all skill levels are welcome to participate. Basic equipment and gloves will be available. If interested in participating, please note that the deadline to register is May 30. Registration details and fees can be submitted to Ben Law, intramural & sport camp coordinator, in person or by email at ben.law@unb.ca. For more information regarding costs, team information and game...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study (Kinesiology)

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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 include tests to measure...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 6, 2019 10:20:00 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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Try Fencing over the Summer

David Themens

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will be offering a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, May 1 at 8 p.m. in the 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 to the...

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Cardio equipment for sale

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec recently purchased new cardio equipment and has old equipment available for sale "as is." The equipment that's available for sale includes:  Life Fitness 95T Treadmill ($1000) Precor AMT 100i ($800) For more information or to schedule a viewing, please contact Jason Rudy.    Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:41:00 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...

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Physical Activity and Physical Capacity of Older Canadians

Emily Noelle Wright

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you 65 years or older and interested in learning about your physical activity and physical capacity? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory as we use wearable technology to examine physical activity and capacity levels of older adults during daily living. Physical capacity is a measure of one’s ability to complete activities of daily living. It is also a major contributor to mobility, which is considered an important indicator of quality of life....

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Cardio equipment for sale

Lauren Rogers

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec has recently purchased new cardio equipment and is selling old equipment 'as is.' The following commercial cardio equipment is available for immediate purchase: Life Fitness 95T Treadmill ($1000), Precor AMT 100i ($800) and 2 LifeFitness Upright Bikes ($200 each). Please contact Jason Rudy at jason.rudy@unb.ca for more information. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


There is a weekend jam packed with home games coming up and we don't want you to miss out! On Saturday, Feb. 15, varsity basketball hosts CU with women's tip off at 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m. Later on, women's volleyball will take the floor against UKC with matches starting at 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 16, we start the day with women's volleyball again as they host MSVU at 12 p.m. To finish off the day, our varsity basketball teams host MSVU with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4...

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Save the date for the 7th annual Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's 7th annual Cyclethon will take place on 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.  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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Volunteers - U SPORT National Curling Championship

James Cress

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Fredericton has three great curling championships being hosted at the Willie O’Ree in March, and 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 and additional information, check out the Volunteer Facebook...

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URec holiday hours -FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 19, 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...

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 17. 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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UNB board games night-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you passionate about board games? Do you like playing them and 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 at macleanm@unb.ca, 506-230-0350 (text), or...

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Free reformer pilates classes -FR

myUNB News

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. first 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 453-4579. Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email...

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Walking Wednesdays at URec -FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All UNB faculty and staff are invited to walk the indoor track at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. No membership or pre-registration is required. Simply present your UNB ID card at the membership services desk (located on the ground floor of the Currie Center). Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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URec Drop-in Week: July 4 to 10-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try any URec 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 p.m. Trim & Tone Pilates, 7 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email...

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Try fencing this summer at UNB Fredericton-FR

myUNB News

Posted: June 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On campus this summer? Want to try something new?  The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, June 28, at 8 p.m. 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 Information Contact: David Themens Email Address: fencing.unb@gmail.com

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Summer Fee-Based registration now open-FR

myUNB News

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 Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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URec Drop in Week: May 1 - May 4 -FR

myUNB News

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 Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Try a class for free at URec -FR

myUNB News

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. -...

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Embrace winter and get outside with URec this year -FR

myUNB News

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 and 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 its 30+ winter adventures this year. All programs are open to students, staff, faculty, internationals, community URec members and the general...

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Try Fencing for free-FR

myUNB News

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 on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m., in the Hatheway Studio (2nd Floor) in The Currie Center. 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@unb.ca.   The UNB Fencing Club, founded in 1966, is the longest running fencing club in Atlantic Canada and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season. It...

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

myUNB News

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 Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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URec fall fee-based session two registration opens Monday-FR

myUNB News

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, Oct. 31! Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address:...

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URec Fall Fee-Based Program Registration Is Open-FR

myUNB News

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 and silver strides. Advanced power yoga is for the seasoned yoga practitioner looking to deepen their practice, with instructor 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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Upstairs Fitness Room - Early Closure Notice-SJ

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On Thursday, March 24, the upstairs fitness room will be closing at 6:30 p.m., and will remain closed for the duration of the evening.  The Athletics, Recreation and Wellness department thanks you for your cooperation with this early closure to allow for its 50th Athletics Banquet to take place in the gym. Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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

myUNB News

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 Information Contact: Jennifer Stymiest Email Address: jennifer.stymiest@unb.ca

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Student Health 101 has students covered-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBF students can access Student Health 101 for the following information: 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 Campus Wellness Committee University of New...

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UNBF Fencing Club Winter Open House-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will host its biannual Open House on Monday, Jan. 11, from 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., 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 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., if...

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Fee-Based Programs at URec Begin Next Week-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning on Monday, Jan. 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 and spaces...

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UNB Fencing Club Open House-FR

myUNB News

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, Jan. 11, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 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 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m....

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

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation is excited to officially announce its 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, Dec. 14 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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Childrens Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons on Fredericton campus-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBF's Recreation Services is pleased to offer 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, Dec. 7 while group lesson registration begins Monday, Dec. 14. 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 Sir Max Aitken...

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

myUNB News

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 and...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop This Weekend Breathing 101-FR

myUNB News

Posted: November 24, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Ruth Merrett for this therapeutic yoga workshop on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in the RJCC.   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,...

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URec Presents the Net Therapeutic Yoga Workshop Series -FR

myUNB News

Posted: November 18, 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.   This workshop will take place Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $30.00...

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ZUMBA is back at URec-FR

myUNB News

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 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. in the Hatheway Studio beginning Friday, Nov. 20!  We hope to see you there!  Remember: Group fitness classes are INCLUDED in your URec membership at no extra cost!   Article Contact Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address: acress@unb.ca

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop 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 on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 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 visit us at the...

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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


In this week’s Student Health 101, UNB students will find: 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 New...

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UNB Women s Rugby ACAA Champions-FR

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Posted: November 5, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBF's Women's Rugby Team has won the ACAA League Championship!  This was UNB’s first year in the ACAA, and they were considered the underdogs. They 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. The final season record was 6-2-0, slightly trailing behind STU with an undefeated 7-0-1 season finish. Although some of the season...

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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 four of these workshops is beneficial, but...

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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 on Saturday, Nov. 21 (6 p.m. cocktail reception and 6:30 p.m. dinner & show) at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  The 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...

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Invitation to Participate in Researchers Practitioners of Mindfulness Network-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Over the past decade Mindfulness, especially in its MBSR form, has become recognized as an effective method of relieving a variety of health issues from chronic pain to stress.  Finding resources in Fredericton and environs, however, is not always easy and making connections with others can be difficult.   Our aim is to create a hub that would bring researchers and practitioners together with a variety of aims: to meet each other and become familiar with ongoing work; to support ongoing work...

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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, Nov. 1!  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, Nov. 1, 4:45 p.m. Hot Hatha Yoga: Sunday, Nov. 1, 6:00 p.m. Yoga for Power & Grace: Monday, Nov. 2, 12:00 p.m. & Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6:00 p.m. Trim & Tone Pilates: Monday, Nov. 2, 7:00 p.m.  Yoga for 50+: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 10:45...

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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


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 check out the 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 Information Contact: Carolyn Crane Email Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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Richard J CURRIE CENTER Parking Lot Closure Oct 16 2015-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Parking lot will be closed for annual window cleaning Friday, Oct. 16, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants in Special Populations Programming can access Parking on the 4th and 5th floor during this time. Thank you for your understanding.  Article Contact Information Contact: Kassi Clifford Email Address: Kassi.Clifford@unb.ca

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Caring for your Low Back and Hips Workshop-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!  The workshop will take place Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Hatheway...

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UNBF Sport Club Program Fundraising Dinner Theatre-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Sport Club Program is pleased to present A ROCKIN' WHITE CHRISTMAS, a Christmas dinner theatre on Saturday, Nov. 21 (reception at 6 p.m. and dinner and show at 6:30 p.m.) in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The cost is $100 per ticket or $800 per table (seats 8).  All profits will go to support UNBF 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...

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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, Oct. 15 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 Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address:...

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Fencing at UNB No Experience Required-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


If you weren't able to attend the UNB Fencing Club's Open House, it's no problem, the club accepts drop-ins year round. Drop by the club any Monday or Wednesday between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. 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 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The beginner program costs $30 per semester and includes all...

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Pilates Self-Care Workshop-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join Lindsey Laidlaw for an interactive Pilates Self-Care workshop on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC. Cost: $30.00 (members), $36.00 (non-members).  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...

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NEW Pilates Self-Care Workshops at URec 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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Ball hockey for Faculty Staff-FR

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Posted: September 4, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Dust off those sneakers and join our Campus Ball Hockey League at the Currie Center, Mondays and Fridays, from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m., starting on Friday, Sept. 11. Sticks ands lids can be signed out at the Equipment Desk or you can bring your own.   Article Contact Information Contact: Terry Oakes Email Address: oakes@unb.ca

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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 DATE:  Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 TIME: 1: p.m. (Doors open at 12 p.m.) 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...

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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 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 sport...

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

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Posted: August 25, 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...

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URec Fall 2015 Group Fitness Schedule-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is excited to launch the Fall 2015 Group Fitness Schedule on Monday, Aug. 31!  Check out our NEW class, "POWERHOUSE" and our NEW time slot with classes being offered at 3:30 p.m. (students, that one is for you!) We are also happy to announce the return of our 6:30 a.m. 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 INCLUDED...

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Have you heard of Capoeira -FR

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Posted: August 6, 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!! Click here for more information!  For specific program information, please contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca or 458-7532. Article Contact Information Contact: Mindy Demers Email 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.   For specific program information, please contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca or 458-7532 Article Contact Information Contact: Mindy Demers Email...

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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 17!!  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 14 to 18 you can join us for a FREE DROP IN!! *Registration closes September 25, 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 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 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 Information Contact: Caitlin Doyle Email 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: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/groupfitness_summer2015.pdf 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...

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URec Summer Programs Begin Next Week-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's exciting summer program line-up begins Monday, July 6!  Registration is open and some spots are still available!  As always, URec is proud to offer the first week of classes for FREE to try!  For the full list of programs, click here: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/feebasedprograms_summer2015.pdf  For more information, contact us at 453-4579 or urec@unb.ca.  For specific program questions, please feel free to contact Alina Cress at 458-7532, acress@unb.ca.     Article Contact...

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Summer Fee-Based Program Registration Now Open at URec-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our new summer schedule is now available and registration is open!  Take a look at our hot summer line-up of yoga, Pilates and more found here: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/feebasedprograms_summer2015.pdf  For more information or to register, please visit us online, over the phone by calling 453-4579, or in person at the RJCC.  We look forward to see you soon! Article Contact Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address: acress@unb.ca

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Faculty and Staff Softball Registration Deadline-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The deadline to register for the URec Faculty/Staff Softball league is Friday, June 5 at noon. To register a team, or for more information, contact Tom White twhite1@unb.ca 458-7707. //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/facultystaff_softball2015.pdf Article Contact Information Contact: Thomas White Email Address: twhite1@unb.ca

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New Total Barre Pilates Mini-Session Starts This Week-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Back by popular demand!  URec's next mini-session of Total Barre Pilates with Wendy Hamelin will take place from June 4 - 25, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC.  Enjoy four weeks of innovating, challenging and fun physical activity that combines the best elements of Pilates, cardio, strength training and dance!   Cost: $55.00 (non-members) $40.00 (members) Come and try the first class for FREE!  For more information, please contact Recreation Services at 453-4579...

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Faculty and Staff Summer Softball-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Recreation Services will be offering a summer softball league again this year for UNB faculty and staff. //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_resources/facultystaff_softball2015.pdf For any information, contact Tom White, 458-7707 twhite1@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Thomas White Email Address: twhite1@unb.ca

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Slackline on Campus-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Slacklining is now a very popular sport, not only on the west coast of Canada, but in Brazil and Australia and all around the world. Slacklining is the use of a form of webbing that is tensioned between two anchor points to balance. Slacklining is like walking on a tension line, and you can also explore yoga poses and other forms of practicing balance and focus.  Everyone is welcome on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the quad at 4 p.m. (weather sensitive).      Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Around Campus this SummerSpring Try Fencing -FR

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Posted: April 30, 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 11 in the Currie Center Hatheway Dance Studio. Beginner 1: Mondays 8 - 9 p.m. Beginner 2: Thursdays 8 - 9 p.m. 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 the upcoming Fall...

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Programs for Those 50 Years or Better at URec-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in participating in a program that is ability-appropriate, fun, and effective?  Then select one of the many program offerings URec has to meet the needs of those who are 50 years or better!  URec has something for everyone!  Choose any one (or more) of our fitness, strength, yoga, or Pilates programs.   Perhaps you have a special condition or know someone who does, and want to learn safe and effective exercises?  If so, then we are proud to tell you about our high-quality...

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Pilates with Shasta Stairs at URec-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Control, power and precision describe Shasta's classes! You will experience creative, challenging and fluid transitions from one exercise to the next while your muscles are constantly working. Plus, you get to spend an hour with the very bubbly and knowledgable Shasta Stairs! Get ready to feel every inch of your body, from every angle and every direction! Shasta's upcoming spring session classes include: Trim & Tone Pilates, Pilates Power & Flow, and Pilates Reformer. Come and challenge your...

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Four weeks of Fitness-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


 Fitness Schedule starting the week of April 27, 2015 and finishes with the last class on Thursday, May 21. (four week spring program)   Monday - Toning with Donna at 12:00 p.m. (Location: Gym) Tuesday - Cross Training with Scott at 12:00 p.m. (Meet at main Athletic Doors-upstairs) Thursday- Tabata with Kim at 12:00 p.m. (Location: Gym)   All classes are FREE for Faculty, Staff and UNB Students! All fitness levels are welcome to participate. Don't miss out on this great opportunity!   Article...

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YOGA with Judy Murphy-SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Last chance to register for our upcoming yoga class with Judy Murphy, which starts on Wednesday, April 22nd from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and runs for eight weeks.? Cost to register:? Only $30.00 (Athletics Office #101) Increase your balance, stability and inner strength through this noon time yoga class.? The class blends a variety of yoga traditions,? and combines breathing with postures to foster a focused, alert, yet calm mind.? Come back into your day feeling more energized and...

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Build a Better Core at URec-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Sore back? Looking to improve the strength and tone of your core?  If so, then URec has two great program options for you!  For those who enjoy an early morning work-out, try our CORE-Operate program! CORE-Operate is a two-day per week program and will educate you on how to properly engage and train your core stabilizing muscles.   Not an early riser?  Then try our noon-hour Pilates for the Ultimate Core class!  This ultimate modern Pilates core conditioning program incorporates the use of a...

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URec Program Registration Now Open-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Celebrate spring and register for an up-coming program at URec! ? The spring session begins the first week of May? and registration is now open.? Explore the great selection of yoga classes,? Pilates classes, and more! ? ? Full listings of URec Fee-Based Programs can be found at:? //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/index.html? For any additional questions, please contact Alina Cress at acress@unb.ca or 458-7532. Article Contact InformationContact: Alina CressEmail Address:...

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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 on Wednesday, April 1 at 12 p.m. 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 Information Contact: Caitlin Doyle Email Address: Caitlin.Doyle@UNB.ca

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Spring Yoga with Judy Murphy-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Athletics Department at UNB Saint John is now accepting registrations for a Spring Yoga class as follows: Start Date: Wednesday, April 22 (program runs for 8 weeks) Time:  12:00-12:50 p.m. Location: Table Tennis Room (G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre) Cost: $30.00 (Must pay at time of registration - Athletics Office #101 Maximum class size: 25 (please register early to avoid disappointment) Increase balance, stability and inner strength through this 50-minute noon time yoga class. Come...

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Hot Hatha yoga and practical meditation start this Sunday at URec-FR

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Posted: March 18, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Spaces are still available for our Hot Hatha Yoga and Practical Meditation classes hosted by Ruth Merrett at URec!   Hot Hatha Yoga: Sundays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., March 22 - May 10, $70.00 (Members), $85.00 (Non-Members) Challenge yourself in this moderate paced class in a room warmed to 30+ degrees, no added humidity. Particular attention is paid to opening through your hips, shoulders and neck. Beginners, those with an established practice, and athletes can benefit from the added heat in...

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Fitness Class Updates-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Toning class on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. and the Kickboxing class on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. with instructor Lori Lofstrom has been cancelled for the duration of the term, due to low numbers.? Also, the Dancehall Workout will have its last class on Tuesday, March 24th with instructor Golriz Ranjbar.? This class takes place in the table tennis room starting at 5:00 pm on Tuesdays.? Don't miss out on the final two classes! Article Contact InformationContact: Donna McCullumEmail Address:...

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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 host 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 28 - 29.  The UNB Fencing Club holds beginner and intermediate fencing classes in the CURRIE CENTER Hatheway Dance Studio on Mondays and Wednesdays. The club will be holding a...

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Earn Up To 50 percent off of a URec Membership at the CYCLETHON-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


GET READY to cycle, sweat and support at the third annual URec Cyclethon on Friday, March 13. Join URec for 13 cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.  We will be hosting cycling classes throughout the day with all classes starting at half past every hour.*  * All classes begin at half past the hour EXCEPT our lunch time class which begins at 12:10 pm.​​ Participation is by donation and ALL are welcome to participate (membership not...

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

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Posted: March 3, 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 13, 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 6:30 a.m., and all classes begin at half past the hour except our lunch time class which begins at 12:10 p.m.  ...

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Upstairs Fitness Room-SJ

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Posted: March 3, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Effective Wednesday afternoon, March 4, and up until the end of the day on Sunday, March 8, the upstairs fitness room will be open but there will be a limited amount of equipment available for use, as we will be moving some equipment around in preparation for and during our upcoming 2015 ACAA Basketball Championships taking place in our gym all weekend long.  The Athletics, Recreation & Wellness Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Winter Adventure Day 1st Rivorton Rovers Event-FR

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Posted: March 2, 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 roads....

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First Aid CPR Course-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 22, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb 24, from 6 - 10 p.m., 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...

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Read Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: February 15, 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 101:...

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New Session of Latin Dance Starting This Week-FR

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Posted: February 10, 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, Feb. 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.!  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, Feb. 13 - Friday, March 27 (no class on March 6 due to March Break) Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio, RJCC Prices: Member...

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SEXtravangaza 2015 A Weeklong Celebration of Sex Relationships Health and Identity-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


At UNBF, the UNB Sexuality Centre & UNBSU are pleased to present SEXtravaganza 2015: A Weeklong Celebration of Sex, Relationships, Health and Identity! From February 9-14, there will be various events taking place around campus. Come out to celebrate intimacy and relationships, sexual identity and diversity, sexual health, and empowerment at these events. Take advantage of great information, goodies, and even prizes. For a detailed list of the week's events, please search "SEXtravaganza 2015"...

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NEW Pilates Mini-Series to Start Next Week-FR

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Posted: January 28, 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 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., Feb. 2- Feb. 23 Pilates Props - Taught by Shasta Stairs Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Feb. 3 - Feb. 24 Total Barre Pilates - Taught by Wendy Hamelin Wednesdays 4:45 - 5:45 p.m., Feb. 4 - Feb. 25 Register for one of these...

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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 resumé 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 week, Campus...

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NEW Pilates Mini-Sessions to start in February-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


NEW!  Register for a Pilates mini-series and get the member price!  This mini-series will feature two new program offerings: Trim & Tone Pilates and Pilates Props.  Program details are as follows: TRIM AND TONE PILATES: Mondays, 7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m., Feb. 2 - Feb. 23 PILATES PROPS: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 - Feb. 23 Cost for each program is $40.00 (+HST)  This is a limited time offer!  Register today! Register online at //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/, over the phone by calling...

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Wednesday evening ZUMBA moving to Fridays at lunch starting Jan 30-FR

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Posted: January 20, 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 ® will now be offered on Fridays from 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m. starting Friday, Jan. 30.  The regular Wednesday 7 p.m. class is removed from the Group Fitness Schedule for the time being, and there will not be any Zumba ® classes this week.  We look forward to see you all on Friday, Jan. 30! Article Contact Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address: acress@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, Jan. 14, 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 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Currie Center Multipurpose Room. It's...

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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 Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address:...

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UNB Fencing Club s Winter Open House-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting its Winter Open House on Monday, Jan. 12, from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 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 Information Contact: David Themens Email Address: fencing@unb.ca

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Want your kids to have fun and be physical active Kin Kids is for you-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This guided active play program is designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity.? Children in the program engage in a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities which are intended to foster self-esteem, confidence and a positive self-image. ? Activities are guided by Kinesiology students. The sessions will run Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Monday, Jan.19, and ending Wednesday, April 1, 2015. ?...

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January Issue of Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: January 6, 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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Only a few spots left for the Take Heart Program-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is a 12-week introductory level program that provides physical activity (aerobic training including brisk walking and strength conditioning including calisthenic exercises such as squats and push ups) and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is unique in that the content is delivered by a certified professional staff of registered dietitians, certified personal trainers and certified exercise physiologists....

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Yoga Pilates MMA Dance and More at URec-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 6, 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 Information Contact: Alina Cress Email Address: acress@unb.ca

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Looking for some fun physical activity for your kids-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 22, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This guided active play program is designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity.  Children in the program engage in a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities which are intended to foster self-esteem, confidence and a positive self-image.  Activities are guided by Kinesiology students. The sessions will run Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Monday, Jan.19, and ending Wednesday, April 1, 2015.   The...

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Start the new year getting active and eating healthy-FR

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Posted: December 22, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is a 12-week introductory level program that provides physical activity (aerobic training including brisk walking and strength conditioning including calisthenic exercises such as squats and push ups) and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is unique in that the content is delivered by a certified professional staff of registered dietitians, certified personal trainers and certified exercise physiologists....

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Looking for a fun physical activity program for children Kin Kids is for you-FR

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Posted: December 16, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This guided active play program is designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity.  Children in the program engage in a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities which are intended to foster self-esteem, confidence and a positive self-image.  Activities are guided by Kinesiology students. The sessions will run Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 pm starting Monday, Jan. 19  and ending Wednesday, April 1, 2015.   The...

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UNB Student Health 101 - Still Available Still Amazing-FR

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Posted: December 16, 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 Health 101...

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Want to learn how to eat well and exercise Join the Take HEART program-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is a 12-week introductory level program that provides physical activity (aerobic training including brisk walking and strength conditioning including calisthenic exercises such as squats and push ups) and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is unique in that the content is delivered by a certified professional staff of registered dietitians, certified personal trainers and certified exercise physiologists....

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Fun physical activity for children in the Kin Kids program-FR

myUNB News

Posted: December 9, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This guided active play program is designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity.  Children in the program engage in a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities which are intended to foster self-esteem, confidence and a positive self-image.  Activities are guided by Kinesiology students. The sessions will run Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Monday, January 19  and ending Wednesday, April 1, 2015. ...

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Start the year achieving your fitness goals with Take HEART-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is a 12-week introductory level program that provides physical activity (aerobic training including brisk walking and strength conditioning including calisthenic exercises such as squats and push ups) and healthy eating instruction in a group setting three days per week. The Take H.E.A.R.T. Program is unique in that the content is delivered by a certified professional staff of registered dietitians, certified personal trainers and certified exercise physiologists. ...

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Save The Tax URec Membership Promotion-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


From Monday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 7, take out a 4-month or annual URec membership and SAVE THE TAX! Visit The Richard J. Currie Center anytime between 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday to Friday or 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday to take advantage of this special holiday offer! Treat yourself or give the gift of fitness and wellness to someone special! For more information contact us at  506.453.4579 or urec@unb.ca  Article Contact Information Contact: Jill Scaplen Email Address:...

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Student Health 101 - New Issue Available-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Fredericton's online health and wellness magazine, Student Health 101, has just released this month's issue. December's issue includes great tips for helping your students to stress less, eat better through the holidays, and giving themselves a spending reality check.  Great info for you too! Check out the issue at http://read101.ca/unb.html, and tell us what you think! - 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 19, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Attention all UNB faculty and staff! Have you read the November issue of Student Health 101, yet? If not, it's not too late! This month's issue features all kinds of awesome articles that you and UNB students can learn from! Check it out today! http://read101.ca/unb.html Article Contact Information Contact: Carolyn Hunter Crane Email Address: carolyn.crane10@unb.ca

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STANDING OVATION - Rockin the Stage Overcoming Academic Anxiety -FR

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Posted: November 19, 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, Nov. 24 2:30-4:00 p.m. 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 14, 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, Nov. 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 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 Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Upcoming URec Programs First AidCPR Pre-Natal Pilates-FR

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Posted: November 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer two upcoming courses in First Aid/CPR Level C and Pre-Natal Pilates. The Workplace First Aid & CPR Level C course will take place on Sunday, Nov. 16 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) & Tuesday, Nov. 18 (6 - 9:30 p.m.). The course will be held in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The course fee is $90 for URec Members/Full Time Students or $110 for non members plus HST. Are you an expectant mom looking to participate in a low risk physical...

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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 five week Pre-Natal Pilates program starting Tuesday, Nov. 18. This Pilates program, led by certified instructor, Natasha Colter, will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 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 Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Pre-Natal Pilates Program URec-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer a 5 week Pre-Natal Pilates program led by certified instructor, Natasha Colter. The program will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. from Nov. 18 - Dec. 16 in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. A Par Med X for Pregnancy form is required for participation. Register online at http://www.urec.ca, over the phone (453-4579) or in person at the membership services desk in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The...

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STANDING OVATION - Rockin the Stage Overcoming Academic Anxiety -FR

myUNB News

Posted: November 6, 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 - 2:00 p.m. Milham Room - Harriet Irving Library Monday, Nov. 24 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. SUB – Room 103 For more information contact 453-4820 or...

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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, Nov. 9 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. 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.16 and Tuesday, Nov.18. The course will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday and from 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 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...

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Hot Yoga - Practical Meditation programs begin Sunday-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is pleased to offer two programs beginning this Sunday, Nov. 2. Ruth Merrett will be leading a seven week session of Hot Hatha Yoga from 6-7pm and Practical Meditation from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. These programs are open for anyone to try the first class. Both programs are held in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. For program descriptions and cost, please visit our website: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitnesswellness/yoga.html or call us at 453-4579.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren...

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FREE Reformer Classes this week-FR

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Posted: October 22, 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 facilitate...

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Yoga Pilates and other fitness programs begin next week-FR

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Posted: October 22, 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 Information Contact:...

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Student Health 101 October Issue -FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members -  Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better and healthier decisions, and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that today's students face.  Please take a few moments to read the issues each month, as they can be a valuable resource for you! You can read the October issue of Student Health 101...

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Registration for Pilates programs URec is now open-FR

myUNB News

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 27 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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URec Homecoming Special-FR

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Posted: September 24, 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 1 p.m., BMO Field) Article Contact Information Contact: Jill Scaplen Email...

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Sitting is the New Smoking-SJ

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Posted: September 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A wellness seminar entitled "Sitting is the New Smoking" will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. Come sign up in the Athletics Department by Tuesday!  Space is limited.   Article Contact InformationContact: Devin O'BrienEmail Address: a8ihu@unb.ca

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September s Student Health 101-FR

myUNB News

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As a service to the UNB Fredericton community, we are providing an online subscription to Student Health 101 our students and their families. Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine just for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Each month, we will post a notice in myUNB News with the...

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Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle with Take H E A R T -FR

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Posted: September 11, 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 11, 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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Hot Yoga is back-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer Hot Yoga classes this fall led by Ruth Merrett. Hot Yoga for Beginners is held on Tuesday evenings from 7:45-8:45pm while our Hot Hatha Yoga program will be held on Fridays from 6:15-7:15pm. Both programs are 7 weeks in duration.  Our Hot Yoga programs are held in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Try this Friday's Hot Hatha class for free! Registration is available online at http://www.urec.ca, over the...

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Indoor Ball Hockey group looking for new players-FR

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Posted: September 11, 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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Seawolves Women s Hockey Club-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Call for all women hockey players for Seawolves Women’s Hockey Club! Contact Gary Leslie – gleslie@unb.ca by October 1 if interested. Article Contact Information Contact: Devin O'Brien Email Address: a8ihu@unb.ca

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Cross Training Challenge-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come out to Cross Challenge Training class.  It's free for all students, faculty, and staff; all fitness levels welcome. The first class is Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 12:00 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Please contact Donna McCullum (dmccullu@unb.ca or 648-5520) for further information.

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Seawolves Newletter for September-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out the September edition of the Seawolves Newletter at  //www.unb.ca/saintjohn/athletics/ You'll find lots of information for the upcoming season, and about new athletes joining the teams for the 2014-2015 season. Article Contact Information Contact: Devin O'Brien Email Address: a8ihu@unb.ca

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Tabata Class-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Tabata classes start Tuesday, Sept. 16t at 4:00 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. It's free for all faculty, staff and students; all levels of fitness are welcome. The instructor is Lori Lofstrom.   Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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Toning Class-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come out to Toning class, beginning Thursday, Sept. 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. All fitness levels are welcome.  The instructor is Lori Lofstrom. Please contact Donna McCullum (dmccullu@unb.ca or 648-5520) for further information. Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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UNBSJ Women s Rugby Home Opener-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Saint John's women's rugby team will have its home opener vs. Nova Scotia Keltics on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Canada Games Stadium. The game begins at 1:00 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Amanda Leeman Email Address: amanda.leeman@unb.ca

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Yoga Class-SJ

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Posted: September 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga classes, with instructor Judy Murphy, will begin on October 17 at 12:00 p.m. in the Table Tennis Room. Participants must register and pay prior to class, cost is $30.00. If you would like to sign up for Yoga, please see Donna in the Athletics Department, Room #101. Please contact Donna McCullum (dmccullu@unb.ca or 648-5520) for further information. Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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Wolfpack Youth Volleyball Club Registration-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Check out our website to register your child for Wolfpack Volleyball!!!   //www.unb.ca/saintjohn/athletics/programs/wolfpackvolleyball.html Article Contact InformationContact: Devin O'BrienEmail Address: a8ihu@unb.ca

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Achieve a Health Lifestyle with Take HEART-FR

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Posted: September 4, 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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KIN Kids - Registration-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


KIN Kids is a guided active play program designed to engage children ages 5 to 12 in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity.  Children (and leaders) engage in a variety of FUN, interactive and non-competitive physical activities which are intended to foster increased self-esteem, self-confidence and a positive self-image.  The program focuses on making all children feel included, regardless of their skill level or ability and strives to create a positive environment...

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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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Take HEART Program - REGISTRATION-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Take H.E.A.R.T. program is 12 to 14-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, 30 years of age or older, 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...

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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 call...

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URec has fitness programs for anyone-FR

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Posted: August 29, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services has over 50 offerings of Pilates, Yoga, Dance, Strength & Conditioning this fall. Here are a few highlights: Pilates Reformer: Take your mat class to a Reformer machine with springs for added resistance. Garda Milne and Natasha Colter have trained countless individuals and groups with the Pilates Reformer. We offer programs morning, noon and evening Monday to Friday. Contact us for further details (453-4578). Primal Yoga! This all inclusive movement class combines...

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UNB Hikers Wanted -FR

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Posted: August 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB Fredericton staff or faculty person who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, UNB Campus Ministry would like to meet you.  Why, you ask? At present, once per month, my department leads a wilderness hike for UNB & STU students to fantastic New Brunswick destinations.  We are looking for UNB Fredericton staff/faculty who would be interested in joining us.  We need one staff/faculty person for every vehicle that we take.  FYI, we always hike on the weekends; food is...

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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 28, 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 be...

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Wolfpack Youth Volleyball Clubs-SJ

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Posted: August 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please visit our website:  //www.unb.ca/saintjohn/athletics/programs/wolfpackvolleyball.html to find information regarding the Wolfpack Volleyball Club, and find the registration form.  Article Contact Information Contact: Devin Jarrad O'Brien Email Address: a8ihu@unb.ca

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UNB Student Health 101 The College Survival Guide Enter to Win 1000-FR

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Posted: August 18, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB faculty and staff members, As a service to the UNB community, we are providing an online subscription to Student Health 101 for our students and their families. Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine containing topics for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Each month, you’ll...

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Sport Clubs-SJ

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Posted: August 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Sport club season is just around the corner. The clubs are seeking players - if you played in High School or you want to play a new sport get in touch with us. Send your contact information to Gary Leslie at gleslie@unb.ca Badminton Club (Men/Women) - begins in September Hockey Club (Women) - begins in October Rugby Club (Women) - begins last week of August Field Hockey Club (Women) - begins in September Football Club (Men) - begins last week of August Ultimate Frisbee (Men/Women) - begins in...

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Soccer tournament hosted by Seawolves welcomes registrations-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 1, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


August 16-17 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 men...

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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 26 as a fundraiser. Registration is $300 per team deadline to register is Wednesday, July 23. 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


Dear Colleagues, 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...

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Group Fitness at the Currie Center-FR

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Posted: July 1, 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 2! Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lauren.rogers@unb.ca

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Yoga Pilates at UNB-FR

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Posted: July 1, 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 Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: Lauren.Rogers@unb.ca

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Driving Wellness Van is Coming TODAY June 24 -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 24) from 10:00 a.m. 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...

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Driving Wellness Van is Coming to Campus-FR

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Posted: June 20, 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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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 24 from 10:00 a.m. 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...

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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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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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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Summer Softball starts TODAY-FR

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Posted: June 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The teams have been formed, the schedule has been made, and all that remains is getting the season started! Game 1 of the Faculty/Staff Softball League goes down today at 12:00 p.m. at the Heating Plant Field (located at the top of campus, above the AUC parking lot)! Come cheer on Chemistry and DDReam Team in the season opener! Tomorrow at noon catch Team d'Avray taking on pITch perfect. On Thursday, The Administrators play Civil at noon. Friday we have two games with The KIN RECing Crew...

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Yoga Pilates class registration opens Friday-FR

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Posted: June 4, 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 Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lauren.rogers@unb.ca

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FacultyStaff Summer Softball League-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Attention UNB Departments! The beautiful weather has arrived and URec is organizing a noon hour staff/faculty softball league for the summer! Rally your department and get your teams organized and submitted to Tom White by June 6! Cost: $125 per team Games: Once a week at noon; games will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Location: The Heating Plant Field Dates: June 10 until August 28 Requirements: Min 9 people at each game with at least 2 females at each game. League: Under...

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URec Summer Promotion EXTENDED to JUNE 9-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Now until June 9, 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 3 p.m -8 p.m., June 10 until August 28. 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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Summer Special at URec-FR

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Posted: May 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


RUN, LIFT, & PADDLE with URec this summer! 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! New this summer! All URec members have access to the Small Craft Aquatic Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 p.m.-8 p.m., June 10 until August 28. Simply present your URec membership card and take advantage of the offerings at the Small Craft Aquatic Center. The membership is valid from...

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Attention URec Lunch Express Members-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a Lunch Express member? From May 1 to Aug. 31 we will be extending the lunch express membership access times. During these months members will be able to access the RJCC from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. as well as the usual time of 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. There is no additional charge for this. If you have any questions please contact the membership services desk at 453-4579. www.urec.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Membership Services Email Address: urec@unb.ca

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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 3 p.m -8 p.m., June 10 until August 28. Simply present your URec membership card and take advantage of the offerings at the Small Craft Aquatic Center. This membership is valid from the time...

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Six-Week Fitness Class with Julie Cook-SJ

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Posted: May 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


New this spring, Julie will be teaching a boot camp class for the next six weeks, starting Wednesday, May 21, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Please meet in the gym and on some days if the weather cooperates, the class will be held outside. Don't miss out on this FREE fitness class for all faculty, staff and students. The last class takes place on June 25. All levels of fitness are welcome! See you in the Gym! Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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CPR Level C Tuesday May 20-FR

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Posted: May 15, 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 in the J.T. Clark Seminar Room (3-22). Instructor: Lisa Liston Day/Time: Tuesday, May 20 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fees: $25 (M); $30 (NM) plus HST   Register online or by calling 453-4579. Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address:...

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URec Summer Special-FR

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

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 the...

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MMA Performance Training-FR

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Posted: May 12, 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 Kingsbury ...

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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, 7-7:45 a.m. | May 6 – June 26 (8...

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Fitness Room Equipment Maintenance-SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper Fitness Room Equipment Maintenance has been scheduled for May 7 starting at 9:30 a.m. The Upstairs Fitness Room will be closed from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on this day. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. some of the machines will still be unavailable to be used because of the scheduled 4 hours for the maintenance to run, however, we will try to have the main (and most used) equipment ready for 11:30 a.m. when we will open the room. Thank you for you cooperation as we strive to maintain the...

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Pilates classes start next week-FR

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Posted: May 1, 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+ @ 1 p.m. with Garda Tuesday Pilates for 50+ @ 9 a.m. with Lindsey & Wendy Pilates Power & Flow @ 4 p.m. with Natasha Prenatal Pilates @ 6:30 p.m. with Natasha Wednesday Total Barre Pilates @ 4:45 p.m. with Wendy Thursday Pilates for 50+ @ 9 a.m. with Lindsey & Wendy Pilates for the Ultimate Core @ 12 p.m. with Wendy Total Barre Pilates @ 4 p.m. with...

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URec May Newsletter-FR

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Posted: May 1, 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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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 @ 12 p.m. with Garda Strength & Balance @ 4:45 p.m. with Alina Tuesday Yoga Flow @ 12 p.m. with Wendy Hot Yoga for Beginners @ 7:30 p.m. with Ruth Wednesday Sunrise Yoga @ 7 a.m. with Garda Yoga for 50+ @ 1 p.m. with Garda Ashtanga Yoga @ 6 p.m. with Garda Location: Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER To register visit our...

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Yoga Class-SJ

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Posted: April 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


You can participate in a noon time yoga class, whether you're new to yoga or not. This eight-week class will begin Friday, May 9, from 12 - 12:50 pm, in the Table Tennis Room. The cost is $40, and the deadline to register is May 7th (payment is accepted at the time of registration in the Athletics Office #101). Increase your balance, stability and inner strength through this 50-minute class with Judy Murphy.   Article Contact InformationContact: Donna McCullumEmail Address:...

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YOGA with Judy Murphy-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


An eight-week yoga session will begin on Friday, May 9, from 12:00-12:50 p.m. Increase balance, stability and inner strength. All are welcome - whether new to, or continuing in, yoga. Yoga mats will be supplied. Cost to Register: $40.00 (Athletics Office of the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre) Deadline to register: May 7th, Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to feel more energized and refreshed! Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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Pilates for 50 with Lindsey and Wendy -FR

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Posted: April 20, 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 50+...

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Pilates Power Flow-FR

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Posted: April 20, 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 leave...

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Total Barre Pilates-FR

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Posted: April 20, 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, 4:45-5:45 p.m. (Wendy) | May 7 - June 18 Thursday, 4-5 p.m. (Natasha) | May 8 - June 19 Fees: $65 (M); $80 (NM)...

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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, 7:30-8:30 p.m. | May 6 - June 17 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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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, 12-1 p.m. | May 9 - June 20 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or...

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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, 7-8 am | 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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Ashtanga Yoga with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 16, 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, 12-1 pm | May 5 - June 23 Wednesday, 6-7 pm | May 7 - June 18 Fee: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST ...

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Yoga Flow with Wendy-FR

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Posted: April 16, 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, 12-1 pm | May 6 - June 17 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the...

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Pilates for 50 with Garda-FR

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Posted: April 15, 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, 1-2 pm | May 5 - June 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the...

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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, 1-2 pm | May 7 - June 18...

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Drums Alive Instructor Course-FR

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

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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Hips Shoulders Yoga Workshop on April 26-FR

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

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, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fees: $30(M); $35(NM) plus HST ...

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

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

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, 4:45-5:45 p.m. | May 5 - June 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground...

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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...

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CORE-Operate returns on Tuesday May 6-FR

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Posted: April 10, 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, 7-7:45am | May 6 - June 26 (8 weeks)...

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Pilates for 50 with Lindsey and Wendy-FR

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Posted: April 10, 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 50+...

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Access the Small Craft Aquatic Center this summer-FR

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Posted: April 8, 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-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 4, 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 trauma...

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CPR Level C on Tuesday Apr 15-FR

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Posted: April 4, 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, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fees: $25 (M); $30 (NM) plus HST Next workshops: April 15 Register online, in person on the ground floor of the Currie Center, or over...

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UNBSJ Summer Camps-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Summer camps are now posted on our website. We have volleyball, basketball, field hockey, football and badminton camps. Other camps may be added so check back often. For the brochure, go to //www.unb.ca/saintjohn/athletics/_resources/summercamps2014.pdf Gary Leslie, Recreation and Facilities Coordinator Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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April UNB Student Health 101-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members:  As a service to the UNB community, we provide an online subscription to Student Health 101 to our students. Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Please take a few minutes to read the issues each month, as we believe that they can be a...

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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 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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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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


Yoga & Meditation for Women 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...

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3 on 3 Co-ed Basketball-SJ

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Posted: March 31, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


3 on 3 Co-ed Basketball Tournament April 11. If you are interested in playing get your registration form in. Registration forms can be picked up at the Athletic office or by emailing Gary Leslie Recreation and Facilities Coordinator. Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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Lacrosse anyone-SJ

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Posted: March 31, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Lacrosse We are trying to find those that are interested in Lacrosse. Have you played before? Are you interested in forming a Lacrosse Club? If you are please contact Gary Leslie, Recreation and Facilities Coordinator at gleslie@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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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 bliss! Article...

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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-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 27 at 12:15 p.m. Join Caitlin on the track to learn a wide variety of exercises that will increase strength, flexibility, and stability. www.urec.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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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Hikers wanted-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB Fredericton staff or faculty person who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, UNB Campus Ministry would like to meet you. Why, you ask? At present, once per month, my department leads a wilderness hike for UNB & STU students to fantastic New Brunswick destinations. We are looking for UNB Fredericton staff/faculty who would be interested in joining us. We need one staff/faculty person for every vehicle that we take. FYI, we always hike on the weekends; food is provided...

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Coed 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Coed 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament April 11, 12:00-5:00 PM G Forbes Elliot Athletic Center Deadline for entries is April 8 by Noon. For entry form contact Gary Leslie at gleslie@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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Coed Flag Football-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Coed Flag Football Jamboree March 28 from 12:30-5:30 PM G Forbes Elliot Athletic Center Deadline for entry: March 25 by noon Contact: Gary Leslie at gleslie@unb.ca for entry form Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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UNB Prenatal Visiting Program-FR

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Posted: March 18, 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” listing a...

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March UNB Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members - Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine just for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Please take a few minutes to read the issue each month, as we believe that they can be a valuable resource for you! You can read the March issue of The Parent...

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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: 6:10 a.m. – 50 minute class 7:10 a.m. – 40 minute class 8:10 a.m. – 30 minute class 9:10 a.m. – 30 minute class 10:10 a.m. – 30 minute beginner class 11:10 a.m. – 30 minute class 12:10 p.m....

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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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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 6:10 am! 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: 6:10 am - 50 minute class 7:10 am - 40 minute class 8:10 am - 30 minute class 9:10 am - 30 minute class 10:10 am - 30 minute beginner class 11:10 am - 30 minute class 12:10 pm - 40...

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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 the phone...

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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, 9:45-10:45am | Mar.15 - May.3 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground...

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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 HST ...

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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 (suggested...

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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, 7:30-8:30pm | Mar.11 - Apr.22 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in...

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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 HST Register...

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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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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 10 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: $47(M);...

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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 class...

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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, 9:45-10:45am | Mar.15 - May.3 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in person on the ground floor of the...

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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 as...

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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, 7-8:15pm | 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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email Address: Rebecca.Wilson@unb.ca

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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, 4-5 p.m. | Mar. 11 - Apr. 22 Thursday, 5:15-6:15 p.m. | Mar. 13 - Apr. 24 Fees: $65 (M); $80 (NM)...

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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, 4:45-5:45pm (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 services...

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Community Yoga Class - March 2-FR

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Posted: February 21, 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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Pilates on the Ball starting Mar 14-FR

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Posted: February 21, 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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Yoga for 50 starts Mar 12-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Yoga for 50+ 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 | Mar.12 - Apr. 23 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, in...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop - 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 operate. Instructor:...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop 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 of...

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February UNB Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: February 19, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members - As a service to the UNB community, we provide an online subscription to Student Health 101, a monthly health and wellness online magazine, to our students and their families. It is magazine just for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Each month, you’ll receive an e-mail...

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Fitness Room closed on Thursday-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The upstairs Fitness Room in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., to allow Fitworks access to all of the equipment for required maintenance. Staff of the Athletics, Recreation and Wellness department apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact InformationContact: Donna McCullumEmail Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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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 initiative! Lots of...

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Nutrition for Life Feb 19 at 12pm-FR

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Posted: February 13, 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, Feb. 19 12:00-1:00pm Fees: $12(M); $15(NM) plus HST Register online, in person at the membership services...

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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


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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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 motion...

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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


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 of discomfort. Instructor: Ruth...

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Community Yoga Class on Sunday March 2-FR

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Posted: February 11, 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 (suggested...

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URec Healthy Heart Special SAVE 25 Percent-FR

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Posted: February 11, 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 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 campaign, for one...

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URec Instructional Program Registration Opens Friday-FR

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Posted: February 11, 2014 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 over...

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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:  //www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/health-wellness/sexuality/sexuality-awareness-week.html Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine Jane Felix Email Address: sexuality@unb.ca

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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 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 campaign, for one...

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Restorative Yoga Workshop on Sat Feb 22-FR

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Posted: February 5, 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 operate. Instructor:...

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Therapeutic Yoga Workshop on Sun Feb 23-FR

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Posted: February 5, 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 of...

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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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Hikers wanted-FR

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Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you a UNB staff or faculty person who really enjoys hiking and being outdoors? If so, UNB Campus Ministry would like to meet you. Why, you ask? At present, once per month, my department leads a wilderness hike for UNB & STU students to fantastic New Brunswick destinations. We are looking for UNB staff/faculty who would be interested in joining us. We need one staff/faculty person for every vehicle that we take. FYI, we always hike on the weekends; food is provided and we always have 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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3 on 3 Friday Basketball Club Tournament-SJ

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Posted: January 30, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Sign up now for 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Feb. 7, from noon to 5 p.m. Deadline to get your registration in Feb. 4. Pick up registration at Athletics Office or email gleslie@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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Nutrition for Life Workshop-FR

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Posted: January 30, 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: January 29, 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 motion...

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Southpaws for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR

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Posted: January 27, 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 motion...

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Yoga Twists Workshop Sunday Jan 26-FR

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Posted: January 22, 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 26 Fees: $30(M); $35(NM) plus HST You can register...

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Fitness Centre Hours-SJ

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Posted: January 21, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Upstairs Fitness Center at the G Forbes Elliot Athletic Center has extended its hours from 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Monday through Sunday. You must have your UNB ID card to gain entry. Article Contact Information Contact: Gary Leslie Email Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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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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Sport Club Teams-SJ

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Posted: January 21, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBSJ has been developing Sport Club teams over the past two years. If you are interested in Women's Rugby, Women's Field Hockey, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, Women's Ice Hockey and have not been in contact with the Athletic s Office then please send an email to Gary Leslie gleslie@unb.ca If you are interested in developing any other club then we are interested in hearing from you. Article Contact InformationContact: Gary LeslieEmail Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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Recruiting Southpaws for Research on Prosthetic Wrist Function-FR

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Posted: January 20, 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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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 17 - Feb 28 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 Information Contact: Rebecca...

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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.19 - March 30 (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 Information Contact: Rebecca...

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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 Information Contact: Alina Cress Email 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 14 - Feb 25 Thursday, 515-615pm | Jan 16 - Feb 27 Fees: $65...

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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.14 - Mar.25 (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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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: Brent Dugdale...

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Yoga Class-SJ

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


An eight-week yoga class will begin January 24 on the Saint John campus. It will be held every Friday, from 12-12:50 p.m., in the Table Tennis Room in the Athletics Centre. (Class will not be held during the March break.) The cost is $30 and the deadline to register is Wednesday, Jan. 22. Registration must be paid at the time of registration in the Athletics Office, room 101. Increase balance, stability and inner strength through this 50-minute yoga class. The class blends a variety of yoga...

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Yoga for 50 starts Wednesday-FR

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Posted: January 13, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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 | Jan.15 - Feb.26 Fees: $65(M); $80(NM) plus HST Register online, at the membership...

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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 9, 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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Latin Dance Beginner I with Otto Saba Morales-FR

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Posted: January 9, 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 9, 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 and...

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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 16, 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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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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Fitness classes for the term-SJ

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The fitness class schedule for the 2014 Winter term is as follows: Mondays - Tabata at 4 p.m. with Lori Lofstrom Tuesdays - ZUMBA at 12 p.m. with Allison Leblanc and Tone Up at 4 p.m. with Lori Lofstrom Wednesdays - Super Circuit at 12 p.m. with Scott Thomas Thursdays - Hip Hop at 4 p.m. with Cailey Gilmurray Starting on Monday, Jan. 13 - Strength training at 12:30 p.m. with Julie Cook All are welcome. Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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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 14 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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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 Information Contact: Rebecca...

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Pilates for 50 -FR

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Posted: January 6, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This term we are please to have two Pilates for 50+ offerings! The first class, with Lindsey Laidlaw, starts today! Join her on Tuesday and Thursday at 9am for a class that will increase your physical confidence, deepen your body-mind connection, and enhance and support all the other activities you need and want to do. A second class will be offered starting next week with Garda Milne. Join Garda, starting on Wednesday, January 15 at 1pm, for a class for those living with an aging body and...

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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 Information Contact: Rebecca Wilson Email 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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Max Health Institute Clinic in the Currie Center services available to all Faculty and Staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 16, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Max Health is pleased to make faculty and staff aware that its staff (Physiotherapist, Athletic Therapist, Massage Therapist, Osteopath, and Chiropractor) are available to help you with any health or injury needs. Our tremendous staff offer a wide variety professionals services to help you with long standing or acute injuries you may have. Our two tremendous massage therapists Peter Massfeller, and Jacqueline Sebetovsky, offer their expertise to help you solve muscle, or soft tissue issue...

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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 6 a.m. on Friday, December 13, 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 5, 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 Information Contact: Terry Oakes Email Address: oakes@unb.ca

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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 21, 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, Nov. 27, 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 lrogers@unb.ca Article...

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Upcoming Yoga Workshops with Ruth Merrett-FR

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Posted: November 21, 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. 23 630-9pm) or an Unwinding the Hips & Shoulders workshop (Sun. Nov.24 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 members. Register...

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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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November UNB Student Health 101-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members, The November 2013 issue of Student Health 101 is still available! Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Please take a few minutes to read this month's issue, available online at http://read101.ca/unb.html The November issue has some great articles including: - Sweat Out Your Stress: Turn a bad day into...

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Restorative Workshop Nov 23-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer another Restorative workshop by Ruth Merrett. Learn to rest in this 2.5 hour workshop Saturday, November 23 from 6:30-9 p.m. We will move slowly through postures supported with props to help you find the savasana in every pose. Register early as this workshop has limited spaces. Fees to join are $30 for URec members (includes full time UNB students) and $35 for non members (plus HST). The workshop will take place in the Hatheway Family Fitness...

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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 Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Student Health 101 November 2013-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Faculty and Staff Members: Student Health 101 is a monthly health and wellness magazine just for students and their families. Each issue contains valuable information that will help students make better decisions and can help you gain a better understanding of the health and wellness challenges that face today’s students. Please take a few minutes to read the issues each month, as we believe that they can be a valuable resource for you. You’re invited to read the Student Health 101...

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New session of Yoga Flow begins Tues Nov 5-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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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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Golf Specific Training-FR

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Posted: October 11, 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) or in...

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URec Nutrition workshop-FR

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Posted: October 7, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Nutrition plays a key role in attaining optimal benefits from workouts, health and disease risk prevention. The numerous conflicting nutritional messages creates uncertainty in what nutritional strategy one should follow. Often times this can damage health by not including key nutrients. In this session, we'll explore challenges to eating well and strategies to overcome those challenges. We'll also explore how to make nutrition work for you to attain your goals. Instructor: Holly Heartz,...

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BodySculp Cancellations-SJ

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Posted: October 2, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note the following fitness class cancellations. BodySculp (Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 pm) The next two classes are cancelled as follows: Tuesday, October 8Tuesday, October 15 If it doesn't CHALLENGE YOU, then it doesn't CHANGE YOU! See you in the Gym!     Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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VO2max Research Participants needed-FR

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Posted: September 30, 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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Free Hot Yoga class for all UNB Alumni Fri Sept 27th-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec is celebrating UNB Homecoming with a FREE Hot Yoga class Friday, Sept.27th from 3-4pm in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. No registration required! For more information please contact URec at 453-4579. Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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UNBSJ-Ultimate-Frisbee-SJ

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Posted: September 24, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Ultimate Frisbee is here. We have a time booked on Monday nights starting Sept 30 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM in the Main Court of the gymnasium. This is a time for all those on the UNBSJ campus to come out and play and learn about the exciting sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Drop in and have some fun. Article Contact InformationContact: Gary LeslieEmail Address: Gary.Leslie@unb.ca

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URec Membership Special for Homecoming 2013-FR

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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 - Fredericton

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Posted: September 20, 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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Wado Kai Karate Program at URec - FR

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Posted: September 18, 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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Learn to dance the Salsa Merengue and Bachata - FR

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Posted: September 17, 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. 20. 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 online at:Â...

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Clean and Jerk Clinic - Fredericton

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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 group...

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Saturday morning Yoga begins this week - Fredericton

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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. 14, 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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Sports Clubs - Saint John

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Posted: September 10, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Women’s Field Hockey Club Tryouts and Practices Every Wednesday night Canada Games Stadium 7:30-9:30 PM Women’s Rugby Club Tryouts and Practice Times Canada Games Stadium Monday’s 7:00 AM-9:00 AM Wednesday’s 7:30 PM-9:30 PM Friday’s 3:30-5:30 PM Women’s Hockey Club Tryouts Friday    October 4       8:30 PM        Belyea Arena Sunday    October 6       10:30 AM    Belyea Arena Wednesday   October 9    9:45 PM  Belyea Arena Badminton Club Begins Tuesday Sept 17 7:30-9:30 PM Memberships can...

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GOLF Off Season Specific Strength and Conditioning - Fredericton

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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 - Fredericton

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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 - Fredericton

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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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YOGA Classes - Saint John

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Posted: September 9, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Don't miss out on signing up for YOGA!  Classes are starting soon! Morning Yoga starts on Tuesday, Oct. 1st (7:00-8:00 am) Afternoon Yoga starts on Friday, Sept.  27th (1:00-2:00 pm) Register in the Athletics Office #101 (G.Forbes Elliot Athletics Ctr)  Morning Yoga - $30.00 (8 week program) Afternoon Yoga - $20.00 (6 week program) Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email Address: dmccullu@unb.ca

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APEX Cardiac Program

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Posted: September 6, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The APEX Cardiac program is a twice per week progressive program designed for those that have completed the Woodbridge Cardiac Rehabilitation program. The APEX Cardiac program is designed to give the participant a place to safely participate in physical activity with certified professional staff on hand. Each day will include cardiovascular exercises along with strength training exercises. For more information contact Dave Thomson at davet@unb.ca or...

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Saturday morning Yoga begins September 14 - Fredericton

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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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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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Pilates-for-those-50-Years-or-Better--FR

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Posted: September 3, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is pleased to offer Pilates for those 50 years of age or better. The program is led by certified instructor Lindsey Laidlaw-Sweeney.  Try the first class free on Tuesday, Sept.10th from 9-10am. The program is 12 weeks in duration and will be held in the Hatheway Family Fitness Studio of the beautiful Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. For more information please visit our website: //www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/fitness/classes or call us at 453-4579. Article Contact...

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KIN Kids Physical Activity Program

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Posted: August 26, 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. For children ages 5-12. Program will run on Mondays and Wednesdays from September 23rd to December 2nd. For more information or to register visit our...

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Take H E A R T Program - Fredericton

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Posted: August 26, 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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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, Aug. 31. 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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