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UHD Sports & Fitness Is Back With Summer Fitness

Summer is here and UHD Sports & Fitness Is Back With Summer Fitness! This month, Sports & Fitness is hosting several workshops and the popular Slim Down Challenge among many other opportunities.

Group Exercise Summer Classes

Summer Slim Down Challenge

Every week we will send you a workout program to follow which consist of exercises, sets, and reps. Join our Facebook group “UHD Sports & Fitness Challenge Programs” for more accountability and daily encouragement.

Intramural Mario Kart Tuesdays

  • Dates: June 15 – July 20, every Tuesday
  • Entry Period: June 1 – June 15 (Free Entry)
  • Format: Join every Tuesday for 6 weeks to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and win prizes
  • You must own or have access to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch and have a subscription to play online.
  • Create an account or login to IMLeagues to register

Intramural 1-Mile Race

Intramural Cornhole Open Recreation

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Do you find that buying healthy food means spending a lot of money? Learn how you can shop for healthily foods on a budget. Free to UHD students, faculty, staff, & alumni. 

Personal Training Opportunity

Do you like working out? Are you interested in pursuing a career in health and fitness? Register today to become a certified personal trainer. Our prep course provides interested students with an opportunity to gain experience as personal trainers while working with UHD Sports & Fitness. Course includes supplemental online coursework from American Council on Education (ACE). Fee includes access code to ACE online study materials and the certification exam.

  • Course Dates: June 25 – June 26
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Student Life Center
  • Price: $399 ($200 due upon registration, $199 due upon scheduling exam)
  • Contact Melissa Crews at crewsm@uhd.edu if you would like more information about how you can participate in a scholarship to receive $100 off your certification. Available to 5 winners. 

Sports Supervisor Job Opportunity

Are you interested in working in sports? Do you want a job with the UHD Sports & Fitness family? Apply now to be a Sports Supervisor with UHD Sports & Fitness.

Don’t forget UHD Sports & Fitness hosts a variety of ways to get fit—from Aerobics to Zumba!

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.