CCSA Spring Ice Show – “Skating through the Decades”

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The Copper Country Skating Academy announces its Spring Ice Show, “Skating through the Decades”! See youth & adult local figure skaters, guests from Michigan Tech Learn to Skate & Michigan Tech Figure Skating Club perform.

Show Dates: Saturday, March 21, 4:00 p.m. & Sunday, March 22, 2:00 p.m.

Location: John MacInnes Student Ice Arena

Tickets: Adults $10, Youth $5. Available at the SDC Ticket Office on the day of the event.

For more information, visit Skating through the Decades.


Last Chance! Register now for the Doghouse 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

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Registration for the Doghouse 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament closes this Friday, April 10!

The Doghouse Classic is an original Michigan Tech event which saw its beginnings 25 years ago under the direction of Kevin Borseth, head women’s basketball coach at the time. The Doghouse Classic was a long-standing tradition in the Houghton and Hancock area up until the last tournament took place in 2007. On Saturday, April 18th, the tradition will be reestablished. Michigan Tech Recreation is excited for the opportunity to host the tournament and bring back the Doghouse!

Divisions this year will include: boys’ and girls’ grades 4-8, JV, Varsity, Men’s Open and Women’s Open. Cost is $80/team of 4 players.

For more information or to register for the Doghouse 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, visit Doghouse 3-on-3.


Track & Field Technique Clinic March 22 & 29

Track&FieldsliderThe Michigan Tech Track and Field team and coaches will host a Technique Clinic for boys and girls grades 7-12 on March 22 and 29 at the Student Development Complex Multi Purpose Room.

The sessions will run from 9-11:30 a.m. and include a 30-minute warm-up and two-hour technique session. Cost is $20 for 1 session or $35 for both sessions per participant or coach. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is March 20.

For more information, visit Michigan Tech Track & Field Technique Clinic, or contact Kathy Wardynski, Michigan Tech sprints/hurdles/jumps coach, 906-370-2917 or email kmwardyn@mtu.edu.




Reminder: Register for the McKay 3-on-3 Hockey Tournament!

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Registration continues for the McKay 3-on-3 Hockey Tournament, which will be held April 2-5, 2015.

The tournament is named after Randy McKay. McKay played at Michigan Tech from 1984-88, and went on to play professionally for the New Jersey Devils (winning two Stanley Cup wins) the Montreal Canadiens, the Dallas Stars and the Detroit Red Wings.

The tournament is a great time for competition and honing skills. The program accommodates all age groups and all skill levels. The 3-on-3 is a unique brand of hockey. Play runs concurrently on each half of the ice surface (about 100 feet by 85 feet), which allows for quick games and fast action.

This year’s divisions are: Developing Mites, Mites, Squirt House, Squirt Travel, PeeWee House, PeeWee Travel, Bantam, High School/Midget, Men’s Open and Women’s Open.

The cost is $200 for teams and $30 per goalie. Deadline to register is March 20.

For more information or to register for the McKay 3-on-3 Hockey Tournament, visit McKay 3-on-3.



Step Boxing Series & Ease Into Meditation Workshop Featured this Weekend

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Community Programs brings to you two great ways to get “HuskiesFit” this weekend!

If you like kickboxing and step aerobics, you’re going to LOVE our Step Boxing Step Boxing Series! Miss the first few classes? No problem! You can pay as you go, so jump right in! The class meets this Sunday, March 1, from 1:00-1:50 pm at the SDC Studio.

Looking to try something different? Explore the benefits of relaxation and meditation at the Ease into Meditation Workshop this Sunday, March 1, from 6:00-7:20 pm in the SDC Studio

For more information on the Step Boxing Series, Ease Into Meditation Workshop and other available programming, visit Michigan Tech Community Programs. Commit to be “HuskiesFit” in 2015!


Registration for Michigan Tech Sports Camps Now Open!

Registration for Michigan Tech Sports Camps is now open! For 2015, there are over 20 programs in eight sports and a variety of age and skill levels – there’s something for everyone. Best of all, students learn from renowned coaches and practice in our state-of-the-art athletics facilities.

​For complete details and registration, visit Michigan Tech Sports Camps.

Also follow us on Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation and on Twitter @MichiganTechRec.


Adult Specialty Fitness Classes Starting Soon!

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The second spring session of Adult Specialty classes in Aikido, Aqua-Fit, Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) and Skating will be starting soon! Register now and take advantage of available savings options such as SDC member discounts and TechFit.

Aikido – Learn a martial arts technique that can improve physical and mental well-being. It’s a great way to get fit, strengthen and tone, and learn non-violent strategies for self defense.

Aqua-Fit – If you’re looking for an effective, fun, and comfortable way to strengthen and tone that’s easy on the joints, give Aqua-Fit a try!

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) – Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques in this comprehensive course designed specifically for women.

Skating – Sharpen your blades, dust off your skates and hit the ice in this class designed for the beginner adult skater or those looking to brush up on their skills.

Visit Adult Specialty Classes for more information or to register. Commit to be HuskiesFit in 2015!