First Summer Session begins
Tuesday, May 28, noon - noon
Second Summer Session begins
Monday, June 17, noon - noon
Men's Soccer Classic - Alfred vs. Morrisville
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Friday, Aug 30, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Men's Soccer Classic - Oswego State vs. Houghton
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Friday, Aug 30, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Oswego and vicinity
Thursday, June 6, noon - noon
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
The Fitness Center offers a variety of exciting programs throughout the academic year. Program dates and times are posted at the fitness center and will be updated on this page.
Great Pumpkin Run (Fall)
The Fitness Center hosts a 5K campus fun run during the month of October. The 5K course takes place around campus and is open to all members of the campus community. This year's event is Saturday, October 6 at 1:30 and you can register at either Fitness Center. Registration is $3.00 and all proceeds go toward the Susan G Komen Foundation for the Cure. Register now at the front desk of either Fitness Center. Course map here.
Brain and Brawn Challenge (Fall)
Come try out this unique team competition that challenges both your mind and body. This program takes place September 26
In conjunction with the United Way group on campus, the Fitness Center co-sponsors a Zumbathon in the Swetman Gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the United Way. Come take part in up to 3 hours of Zumba for a good cause. The event will take place late October
Take it Off!!! Weight Loss Challenge
Looking to lose some extra holida pounds.? Come try out this 10 week team weight loss challenge and have a chance to win a ton of great prizes in the process as well. The official weigh-in registration will be Monday, February 4 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in Swetman gym. Co-sponsored by Campus Recreation, The Lifestyles Center and Auxillary Services. Visit the website for more information.
Bench Press Competition (Spring)
Each Spring semester the Fitness Center holds their annual bench press competition. This event is open to the entire campus community and i s a great way to not only show off some strength but also get to know some fellow weight lifters. Prizes are available to winners of each weigh t class for both men and women divisions. An overall winner is also determined based on body weight and amount of weight lifted. Fitness testing, body fat measurement, diet analysis and curling competition are also available. The Bench Press Competition will be Saturday, March 2 at 1:00. The rules can be found here
Group Exercise Marathon (Spring)
In conjunction with the Bench Press Competition, the Fitness Center also holds a group exercise marathon. This event is open to the entire campus community and is a great way to spend your day exercising and mingling with fellow fitness enthusiasts. The marathon itself consists of 5-6 back to back aerobic classes. Participants can come and go as they please throughout the day. Food and beverages are also provided. More information will be available at the beginning of the Spring Semester. The Group Exercise Marathon is Saturday, March 2 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Indoor Triathlon (Spring)
The Fitness Center and Campus Recreation host a unique indoor sprint triathlon for all skill levels (including absolute beginners). The triathlon takes place in Lee Hall and utilizes the indoor pool and indoor cycling bikes along with a short run outside. Both individuals and teams may compete. Not sure how to train for a triathlon? Try our helpful weekly training session beginning 2 months prior to the competition. The indoor triathlon will take place Saturday, April 27.
Beach Volleyball Tournament (Fall and Spring)
The largest event for the Fitness Center, this program is a great way to get outside and celebrate arrival of Spring. This one day event is a co-ed single elimination tourney where all participants receive lunch, t-shirt and are entered in a raffle to win prizes donated from local sponsors. Postings will be made at both Fitness Centers as the tournament approaches. The Labor Day tournament will take place September 3. The spring beach volleyball tournament will take place Saturday, May 4.
Fitness Testing (Both Semesters)
Personalized fitness tests are offered on select days throughout the academic year. The tests are administered by the fitness center manager, assistant manager, and/or trained fitness center staff.
The tests include:
- Body Fat Composition
- Blood Pressure
- Resting Pulse Rate
- Body Measurements
- Flexibility Test
- Strength Test
- Cardiovascular Test
- Diet Analysis
Records are kept so members may re-test periodically for results of their participation in the fitness centers.
Training Courses (Spring). See employment page for more information
Group Exercise Instructors Training Course
Each spring semester, the Fitness Center staff presents an eight week training course on how to properly instruct a basic group exercise class (kickboxing, step, muscle toning etc.). This non-credit class is open to everyone and is required for the group exercise instructor application process.
Personal Trainer Course
Each spring semester, the Fitness Center management staff instructs an eight week, non-credit instructional course on how to be a personal trainer. This class is open to everyone and is required for the personal trainer application process. Following completion of the class, participants will have a basic understanding on how to create and demonstrate a healthy and effective exercise program in a one-on-one environment.
Throughout the year, we invite an international organization (i.e. Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) to come to campus to certify group exercise instructors and personal trainers. The two courses offered through the Fitness Centers are great precursors to these certifications. Discounts are also available.
Residence Hall Programming
Throughout the year, the fitness center staff try to visit each of the residence halls. At these programs, the staff present on various fitness and nutrition topics such as:
- A practical guide to exercise
- Ways to avoid the freshman 15
- Total body workout in the comfort of your room
- How to be a Personal Trainer
If you are interested in seeing a program in your residence hall, please contact your Hall Director.
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