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Work on your happiness this year!

The How of Happiness is a book by Sonja Lyubomirsky that breaks down the 12 behaviors that happier people do. In the 10-week How of Happiness program, women meet each week to discuss how to incorporate the 12 happiness strategies into their lives.

What is Small Group Training?

Imagine small group training as the child of group excercise and personal training - a perfect combination of both! If you are looking for a way to start working out, shake up your workout routine, or find folks to workout with - try out one of our three formats! You get a workout twice a week for 6 weeks, but you also get so much more...

The War Memorial pool is now open!

Thank you for your patience as we worked on making the War Memorial pool safer. The pool is now open for swimming!

Sign up for Ballet or Hip Hop classes!

We offer instructional dance class packages where you will work on technique and learn exciting choreography. You do not need any dance experience to sign up!

No cold water in War Memorial Gym Jan. 20-23



Now that we have renovated the War Memorial Gym pool, the process of filling the pool back up with water has begun. Due to this, there is a large possibility that there will be no cold water in War Memorial Hall January 20 through the morning of January 23. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back for updates on the offical re-opening date for the War Memorial Gym pool.

Free EKG heart screenings

The best way to detect heart conditions is through a heart screening using an EKG (Electrocardiogram). On Saturday, Jan 24 from 9am-3pm, get a free and painless EKG screening to be aware of your heart health!

Free Week of Fitness Tues. 1/20 - Mon. 1/26

Participate in the Free Week of Fitness from Jan 20-26. This week is a great time to try different group exercise formats and small group trainings without paying a dime! Find more details in this announcement.

Student Health & Wellness Fair

Stop by the first Student Health and Wellness Fair in McComas Hall on Friday Jan. 23 between 11am and 3pm. Participate in screenings, workouts, and even discover some things about your health and wellness that you didn’t already know!

Free fitness classes during finals

Take a break from exams to relieve stress through exercise! ALL fitness classes are free Dec. 12-18, including our NEW 30 minute Small Group Training, GRIT™. This is your week to try new things at no cost!

Spring Break Facility Hours

During Spring Break, McComas is closed and War Memorial Hall has adjusted hours. Click this announcement for details.

Intramural Volleyball Champ Night

Come watch the intramural volleyball teams compete for the championship title! While you're watching, compete in the Rec Sports contests between games for free food, gift cards, and many fun prizes!

War Memorial Hall pool closing for renovations

Recreational Sports will be removing the diving platform for safety reasons as well as performing other maintenance at the pool in War Memorial Hall. To make these changes, we will need to close the pool from Nov. 21 (closing at 1 p.m.) until Feb. 2. We know this will be an inconvenience to your workout schedule, but we are hoping you will find our alternate accommodations pleasing.

Join in Maintain, Don't Gain campaign over holidays

Hokie Wellness and Recreational Sports can help you embrace the fun of the season without packing on extra pounds! If you want to improve your physical and mental health and well-being, Maintain, Don't Gain can help you set and achieve meaningful goals. The program runs November 17 through January 9.

Thanksgiving Hours for McComas & War

McComas Hall is closed over the Thanksgiving Holiday and War Memorial Gym has adjusted hours. Please click this announcement for more details.

Hiring Lifeguards

Do you want to work for Rec Sports? We are looking for experienced Lifeguards. Click the announcement for more information!