• S.W.E.A.T (Schedule Weekly Exercise and Activity Times)

    The Spring 2014 S.W.E.A.T schedule features a variety of dance and fitness classes that are INCLUDED with your membership. Choose from classes such as Zumba, Power Pump, Spinning, and much more. Scroll down to view the S.W.E.A.T. schedule, learn how to participate in S.W.E.A.T and read the class descriptions to get an idea of what each class has to offer. Try a variety of classes that are gonna make you S.W.E.A.T!


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    Spring Schedule: January 13 - May 9, 2014

    All S.W.E.A.T. classes will be held in MPR1 unless otherwise noted.  
    There will be no classes on MLK Jr. Day (January 20), Spring Break (March 3-7), or Midterm Recess (April 3-4).  

    For more information on each instructor, feel free to click on their name.


    TIME MON TUES WED THURS FRI
    7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Endurance Ride
    (7:00-8:00 a.m.)

    Heather
    OULA
    (7:00-7:55 a.m.)
     
     Katie 
    Power 40 Spin
    Heather
    C.S.I.
    Patricia
    Power 40 Spin
    Heather
    7:45 - 8:00 a.m.     Abs Express
    Heather
      Abs Express
    Heather
    11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Hydro Fitness*
    Jane
      Hydro Fitness*
    Jane
      Hydro Fitness*
    Jane
    12:15 - 1:00 p.m.  Speed & Interval Ride
    Rachel 
    T.A.C.
    D'Ondra
    Core Power
    Evans
    T.A.C.
    D'Ondra
    Power Pump 
    Milton
    5:30 - 6:15 p.m. ZUMBA®
    Karen D.
    Power Pump
    Milton
    C.S.I.
    Jackie R. 
    Power Pump
    Milton
    ZUMBA®**
    Renee     
    Speed & 
    Interval Ride

    Karen R.
    6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Urban Kick
    Rachel
    ZUMBA®
    Renee  
    ZUMBA®
    Griffin
    OULA
     Katie 
     

    *Hydro-Fit is held in the Competition Pool
    ** ZUMBA
    ® on Thursday will be held in MPR2


  • How to Participate

    After swiping through the access gates in the Recreation Center or purchasing a guest pass, present your Rice identification card or receipt to the facility operations desk to request a laminated pass specific to the class format you will attend. You may pick up a pass for yourself ONLY.

    • Class passes are limited for each format and are available 15 minutes prior to the start of each class. Passes are given on a first come, first serve basis. Please note: During peak times some classes fill quickly.
    • Please wait for the instructor or facility staff to admit you into the studio.
    • Passes will be collected by the instructor upon entry into the studio and serve as a participant’s ticket into class. Participants without passes will not be admitted into the class.
    * You must be a current Rice Recreation Center member or purchase a guest pass to attend S.W.E.A.T classes. Refer to the schedule for scheduled class cancellations due to holidays.
    *Classes are subject to change at any time. Subscribe to the Get-Fit list serve to receive the latest updates.

     S.W.E.A.T Class Formats and Descriptions

    Cardio

    Core Power This low impact, high results class will focus on strengthening your abdominal and lower back muscles while also giving you a total body workout.

    C.S.I. (Cardio Strength Intervals) Alternate between intervals of cardiovascular training and strength exercises with balls, bands, and weight to define and shape your body.

    Endurance Ride This high-powered workout starts your week off right with cardio challenges, hills, endurance drills, and sprints set to a mix of indie rock, oldies, hip hop, and international melodies. Take your Monday mornings to the next level with 50-55 minutes on the bike and a blissful post-workout stretching session for all major muscle groups.

    Hydro Fitness Dive into this low-impact cardio and conditioning class that incorporates the latest aqua based exercises into a joint friendly, high energy, water workout.

    OULA- is an easy-to-follow, high cardio, dance class for people of all fitness levels. It is a motivating hour of high-energy exercise to great music where participants are free to let it all out through movement and music. OULA™ is more than just a fitness class, it is an experience! This class is dance-mania for the soul!

    Power 40 Spin This low-impact indoor cycling class will have you jumping, climbing, running, and sprinting through a challenging 40-minute journey.

    Speed & Interval Ride This spin class includes a variety of intervals to get your heart rate up, including jumps, standing and seated runs, sprints, and more!

    Urban Kick Punch and kick to high-energy music and simple choreography that will make you forget that you are working out.

     ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music/dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!

    Sculpting and Toning

    Abs Express Improve your core strength, balance and posture with this focused workout of abdominal and lower back exercises.

    Power Pump This strength and conditioning class works all major muscle groups. Exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls will strengthen and tone your entire body faster than your average weight-room routine!  

    T.A.C. Reap the benefits of this ultimate total body workout through challenging combinations of sports drills, circuits and weight training.

     

    S.W.E.A.T. Policies

    Please help us reduce your risk of injury and create an enjoyable exercise experience for all participants by following these guidelines:

    • •Class passes are limited for each format and are available 15-minutes prior to the start of each class. Passes are given on a first come, first serve basis. Please note: During peak times some classes fill quickly. 
    •  •5-Minute Rule: Participants may enter a class up to 5-minutes after the scheduled start. Entrance is prohibited after 5-minutes has passed to ensure that all participants arrive early enough to become sufficiently warmed up for the vigorous parts of each class.
    • • Please inform the instructor if you have any special considerations (e.g., pregnancy, injury, illness, recent surgery) which may influence your ability to take a class. Also, this will allow the instructor to provide options for success when necessary.
    • • The use of personal music devices, cell phones and PDA’s, are not permitted during class. If a call or text or must be attended to, quietly leave the studio and return upon finishing.
    • • Athletic shoes and appropriate athletic attire must be worn to participate in class.
    • If you need to leave class early, please inform the instructor.

    Spinning Policies

    Please help us reduce your risk of injury and create an enjoyable exercise experience for all participants by following these guidelines:

    • • Please note that space is limited in cycling classes. Laminated passes can be requested at the facility operations desk 15-minutes prior to the start of each class and serve as a bike reservation for the class.
    • • Participants are required to bring a towel and water bottle to every class. Towels can be checked out at the facility operations desk by presenting your Rice identification card.
    • • Arrive 5-minutes before class to allow time for proper set up on bikes.
    • • The bikes have SPD clips. Participants are welcome to bring cycling shoes that clip into our pedals, but may NOT remove the pedals and insert their own clips.
    • • If cycling shoes will be worn, refrain from putting the cycling shoes on until reaching the side of your bike and remove cycling shoes prior to walking across the floor after class.
    • • To create a team and inclusive environment fill the first and second rows of bikes before moving back to third row.
    • • For your safety, participants will not be permitted in class 5-minutes after the scheduled start of class. This is for you safety and the effectiveness of the class.
    • • The use of personal music devices, cell phones and PDA’s, are not permitted during class. If a call or text must be attended to, quietly leave the studio and return upon finishing.
    • • Athletic shoes and appropriate athletic attire must be worn to participate in class.