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UHD Sports & Fitness’ Fall Schedule Is Here


By Shery E. Taylor

Now that the Fall semester has finally arrived, UHD Sports & Fitness is gearing up with a schedule ull of healthy activities.

Equipment Orientation
Sports & Fitness trainers will get you acquainted with how to use the exercise equipment available in the Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center (SLC). This workshop is great for beginners and anyone seeking to learn more.

Tuesday, September 7
– 6 p.m.
SLC, 2nd Floor

Monday, October 4
– 11 a.m.
SLC, 2nd Floor

Healthy & Fitness Workshops
S&F offers health and fitness workshops to motivate healthy lifestyle changes! Learn how to integrate best practices into your lifestyle.

  • Chair Yoga Workshop

    Tuesday, Sept. 21

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    SLC Studio

    Thursday, Oct. 21
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    SLC Studio
  • Quick Bites For Energy & Health
    Monday, Sept. 27
    1 – 2 p.m.

  • Smoothie Mixer
    Thursday, Oct. 7

    1 – 2 p.m.
    OMB, N602
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
    Monday, Oct. 11
    Time (TBD)
    OMB, N602

  • Alcohol Family Feud
    Tuesday, Oct. 19
    2 – 3 p.m.
    OMB, N602

  • Zumba Halloween Bash
    Thursday, Oct. 28
    4 – 5:30 p.m.
    SLC, East Gym
  • Jump For Jump Ropes
    Thursday, Nov. 4
    4 – 5 p.m.
    SLC, East Gym

  • Fit Plan 101
    Wednesday, Nov. 10
    Noon – 1 p.m.
    OMB, N602

  • Healthy Eating Through The Holidays
    Monday, Nov. 15
    2 – 3 p.m.

  • Lifelong Transformation: One Habit At A Time
    Tuesday, Nov. 30
    1 – 2 p.m.
    OMB, N602

Sports & Fitness offers the American Red Cross CPR Certification/First Aid Certification and the Ace Training Prep Course. Both of these offerings require pre-registration at Membership Services in the Student Life Center.

American Red Cross CPR Certification/First Aid Certification*

  • Tuesday, Sept. 9
    9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    OMB, N602

  • Wednesday, Oct. 22
    9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    OMB, N602
  • Tuesday, Nov. 11
    9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    OMB, N602

*$25 fee for students, faculty and staff

Ace Training Prep Course*
September 24 & 25
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
*$399 fee for students, faculty and staff

Group Exercise Classes
Check out the classes from Butts n’ Guts to Yoga to Zumba and much more now through December 6.

Learn more at uhd.edu/sportsandfitness


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 54,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.