Author: Paula Olson

PADI Open Water SCUBA Course

Registration for the next Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Open Water SCUBA Course will open next Friday (February 10) at 8 a.m.

The course is conducted over two weekends and includes:

  • Ten hours of academic instruction (some coursework to be completed independently),
  • Ten hours of confined water training (SDC Pool), and
  • Four certification dives in Lake Superior (Marquette).

Upon registration, students will be given all required reading material and paperwork to complete prior to the start of the course. Students must be 18 years old and be able to swim 200 yards comfortably.

Course Dates and Times:

  • Friday, March 24 — 5-10 p.m., SDC
  • Saturday, March 25 — 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., SDC
  • Sunday, March 26 — 8 a.m. to noon, SDC
  • Saturday and Sunday, April 15-16, or Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23 — Open Dives in Marquette (exact location and time TBA)

Cost is $575 per person (includes all instruction, fees and training materials). The deadline to register is March 17.

Registration Open for Sessions 2 & 3 Adult Huskies Aquatics Programs

Last chance to register for Session 2! Registration closes Friday, February 3, 11:59pm!

Make an active resolution to swim in 2023 with Adult Huskies Aquatics Programs – Adult Huskies Swim Lessons and Adult Huskies Swim Training!

Adult Aquatics Programs

Registration is now open for remaining 2 sessions!

Session 2: February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, March 2
Registration closes February 3, 11:59 pm.

Session 3: March 7, 9, 21, 23, 28, 30, April 4, 6
Registration closes March 3, 11:59 pm.

Adult Huskies Swim Training

Adult Huskies Swim Training provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with a warm-up and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals!

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons provides aquatic education for the beginner to intermediate swimmer who is looking to become more comfortable in the water and learn the fundamental four strokes.

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to stay active in 2023 with Adult Aquatics Programs!

Spring MI Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Courses

Earn your MI Concealed Pistol License (CPL) through this one-day course brought to you by Michigan Tech Recreation, the SDC Shooting Range, and 906 Tactical. This is the course you must take to get your Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to carry a loaded weapon safely in open spaces. Rental equipment is available for an additional fee. Students will receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. No experience is necessary. Class size is limited.

Four dates to choose from. Registration opens January 18, 8:00am.

  • Saturday, February 4 (registration closes February 1, 11:59pm)
  • Saturday, February 18 (registration closes February 15, 11:59pm)
  • Saturday, March 25 (registration closes March 22, 11:59pm)
  • Saturday, April 22 (registration closes April 19, 11:59pm)
  • Saturday, May 20 (registration closes May 17, 11:59)

Location

SDC Shooting Range and SDC Classroom 238

Cost

  • $150/person (with own equipment )
  • $185/person (with rental equipment 9mm pistol)

Special Requirements

  • Minimum age 20 years old
  • Individuals are responsible for supplying their own ammunition (100 rounds).
  • There will be a firearms proficiency test and a written test that students will have to pass to complete the course.
  • Students agree to comply with all commands issued on the range and in the classroom.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Lifeguard watching pool patrons

Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification in this 3-day intensive training course located at the Michigan Tech SDC Pool. The certification includes Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications and all training materials. All participants must be 15 years of age or older by the first date of the course (documentation required). Required water skills include the ability to swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes, and complete a timed event in which participants retrieve a 10-pound brick from a depth of 7-10 feet and swim 20 yards with the object. Online training prerequisites must be completed by the first day of classroom instruction. The instructor will contact class participants with online course information and directions. Class size is limited.

  • Friday, January 6, 4:00-8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 7, 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, January 8, 8:00am-6:00pm

Registration is open, closes December 29, 11:59pm.

$200 per participant

Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Course December 10

SDC Shooting Range

Earn your MI Concealed Pistol License (CPL) through this one-day course brought to you by Michigan Tech Recreation, the SDC Shooting Range, and 906 Tactical. This is the course you must take to get your Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to carry a loaded weapon safely in open spaces. Rental equipment is available for an additional fee. Students will receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. No experience is necessary. Class size is limited.

Saturday, December 10, 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Registration opens on November 22, 8:00am.
  • Registration closes on December 7, 11:59pm.

Location

SDC Shooting Range and SDC Classroom 238

Cost

  • $150/person (with own equipment )
  • $185/person (with rental equipment 9mm pistol)

Special Requirements

  • Minimum age 20 years old
  • Individuals are responsible for supplying their own ammunition (100 rounds).
  • There will be a firearms proficiency test and a written test that students will have to pass to complete the course.
  • Students agree to comply with all commands issued on the range and in the classroom.

Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics – Registration for Session 3 Closes Friday, Nov. 4

Stay active with our Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics Programs. Registration for the third session of Adult Aquatics Programs closes this Friday, November 4. Learn more about each of these programs below.

Session 3 dates: Nov. 8, 10, 15, 17, 29; Dec. 1, 6, 8

Registration closes Nov. 4, 11:59 p.m.

Adult Huskies Swim Training provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with a warm-up and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals!

Class day/time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-5:50 p.m.

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons provides aquatic education for the beginner to intermediate swimmer who is looking to become more comfortable in the water and learn the four fundamental strokes.

Class day/time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-5:50 p.m.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to stay active this fall with Adult Aquatics Programs! Register today!

Fall 2022 HuskiesFit Group Fitness Class Schedule

Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall with the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card and gain a variety of group fitness classes to choose from! The Fall class schedule begins today, October 20!

The HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card is good for one year from the date of purchase, comes in 8- or 16-punch options, AND allows you to attend a great selection of classes that are open to anyone 16 years of age or older. Class day passes are also available for $10.

We’re excited to announce that SDC access holders (minimum one-month) may now attend HuskiesFit group fitness classes for FREE as a new benefit of membership! Just present your access ID for entry to class.

HuskiesFit rowing classes begin next week as well! Sign up today for Get Your Erg On! Join members of the MTU Rowing Club as they guide you through basic rowing techniques. OR sign up for The Erginator and hone your rowing skills! Both Get Your Erg On! and The Erginator are session-based classes and are not included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card (and not free for SDC access holders).

Visit HuskiesFit Programs for more information. Commit to be HuskiesFit today!

Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics – Registration for Session 2 Closes October 7

Swimmer in Pool
Swimmer in Pool

Stay active with our Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics Programs. Registration for the second session of Adult Aquatics Programs closes Friday, October 7. Learn more about each of these programs below!

Adult Aquatics Programs

Session 1 Dates: September 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6

Session 2 Dates: October 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, November 1, 3
Registration closes October 7, 11:59 pm.

Session 3 Dates: November 8, 10, 15, 17, 29, December 1, 6, 8
Registration closes November 4, 11:59 pm.

Adult Huskies Swim Training

Adult Huskies Swim Training provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with a warm-up and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals!

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons provides aquatic education for the beginner to intermediate swimmer who is looking to become more comfortable in the water and learn the fundamental four strokes.

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to stay active this fall with Adult Aquatics Programs! Register today!

Fall 2022 MI Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Courses

Earn your MI Concealed Pistol License (CPL) through this one-day course brought to you by Michigan Tech Recreation, the SDC Shooting Range, and 906 Tactical. This is the course you must take to get your Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to carry a loaded weapon safely in open spaces. Rental equipment is available for an additional fee. Students will receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. No experience is necessary. Class size is limited.

Two dates for Fall 2022:

  • Saturday, October 29, 8:00am-5:00pm (registration closes October 26, 11:59pm)
  • Saturday, November 5, 8:00am-5:00pm (registration closes November 2, 11:59pm)

Registration for both courses opens on October 12.

Location

SDC Shooting Range and SDC Classroom 238

Cost

  • $150/person (with own equipment )
  • $185/person (with rental equipment 9mm pistol)

Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics – Registration for Session 1 Closes September 9!

Swimmer in Pool
Swimmer in Pool

Stay active with our Fall 2022 Adult Aquatics Programs. Registration for the first session of Adult Aquatics Programs closes tomorrow, Friday, September 9. Learn more about each of these programs below!

Adult Aquatics Programs

Session 1 Dates: September 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6
Registration closes September 9, 11:59 pm.

Session 2 Dates: October 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, November 1, 3
Registration closes October 7, 11:59 pm.

Session 3 Dates: November 8, 10, 15, 17, 29, December 1, 6, 8
Registration closes November 4, 11:59 pm.

Adult Huskies Swim Training

Adult Huskies Swim Training provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with a warm-up and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals!

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons

Adult Huskies Swim Lessons provides aquatic education for the beginner to intermediate swimmer who is looking to become more comfortable in the water and learn the fundamental four strokes.

Class Day/ Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00-5:50pm

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to stay active this fall with Adult Aquatics Programs! Register today!