Recreation Center
Recreation and Athletics Center
569 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(map)
(248) 370-4REC (4732)
fax: (248) 370-4889
rec@oakland.edu
Programs

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Online Registration

Contact us for more info: 

Erin Davidson
Fitness and Programs Coordinator 
(248) 370-4911

Becky Lewis
lewis236@oakland.edu
(248) 370-4910

Programs

The Department of Campus Recreation offers both fitness assessments and additional fitness education programs to 

FITNESS CENTER SURVEY- We want YOUR input!
We are looking for your input on our current equipment and any wants that you have for our Fitness Center. Please click here to let us know!

Looking for a GroupX Instructor for your event? 
Simply fill out this form and we will contact you soon in regards to your next event request.

Pop-Up Fitness Challenge

Keep a look out for the OURecWell fitness team around campus this June and July. We might be at the Rec, near the library, close to Bear Lake or popping up at other locations around campus to challenge your fitness! Challenges include max number of pushups, plank hold time, and more! Locations will be disclosed before the challenge starts on Instagram (@oufitness). Prizes will be given away to participants/winners!


UrbanKick Certification

UrbanKick is an innovative and athletic workout that combines sports conditioning with kickboxing for a total body workout. Using punch and kick sequences, UrbanKick expertly blends steady state cardiovascular training with metabolic boosting high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) drills so you constantly develop strength, power, agility, flexibility and balance. If you are interested in learning to teach this format, UrbanKick will be coming to Oakland University!

When: Sunday, October 22 from 8am-6pm

Where: University Recreation and Well-Being (569 Pioneer Dr. Rochester, MI 48309) in Studio 897

Cost: Early bird (through 9/24) $219, Regular $259

Register: www.urbankick.com

Drop-In
Body Comps

Working toward a weight loss goal? Then take advantage of our Drop-in Body Composition service to help you keep on track! Drop-in, no appointment necessary! Generally falls on the first Monday of every month.

  • Upcoming Dates Offered:
    • August 7
  • Times Offered: 
    • All Day- just stop by the Fitness Center ask speak with one of the Fitness Assistants!
  • Cost:
    • $5 (includes a report measuring your weight, blood pressure, percent body fat and flexibility).
    • Please pay at the Welcome Center and bring your receipt to the fitness assistant.
Know Your
Numbers

Know Your Numbers is a program designed to provide participants with quick fitness assessment “numbers” relating to their health. Quick assessments will be offered for FREE at the Fitness Center within the Rec Center on the following dates. Some of the fitness assessments offered include: Blood Pressure, BMI, Flexibility, Body Composition and Muscular Fitness.

  • Dates Offered:
    • July 12th: Body Composition, BMI, Heart Rate & Blood Pressure
    • August 8th: Body Composition, BMI, Balance & Flexibility
  • Times Offered:
    • 12pm-2pm 
  • Where:
    • Recreation Center, Outside Studio 897 (located downstairs outside the Fitness Center)
Fitness Center
Orientations

Helps members become familiar with the Fitness Center, exercise equipment, and general fitness principles. Proper use of equipment and education on proper form and muscle groups worked will be discussed based on the participant's needs/goals. Workout clothes & exercise shoes are encouraged.

  • Offered: FREE all day, every day!
TGIF
(Teens)

Designed for 13-17 year olds who would like to use the Fitness Center, Teens Getting Into Fitness (TGIF) teaches them how to safely and properly use the exercise equipment. Once the TGIF program is complete, the teen will receive a card to bring with them every time they use the Fitness Center. The Fitness Assistant on duty will ask to see their completion card. Parents/guardians must remain in the Fitness Center with the teen during all workouts. Participants must bring current photo with them for TGIF card to be made.

  • Cost: FREE
  • Time: approximately 45-60 minutes
  • Registration: Contact Austin at (248) 370-4594