Author: Paula Olson

This Week in Michigan Tech Recreation

SDC Building Information

The SDC and surrounding facilities will observe reduced building hours during Michigan Tech’s spring break, March 4-13. More information will be available soon.

Upcoming Events

Registration opens on February 15 for the newly announced Aikido Seminar (March 18-20). 

The second session of Michigan Tech Outdoor Adventure Program’s Evening Snowshoe Hikes will be February 19Register today! 

Want to try a tri? Michigan Tech Recreation is hosting its First Indoor Triathlon on Wednesday, April 6. Registration opens March 2! The triathlon is open to MTU students and SDC members. Unlike a traditional triathlon, which covers fixed distances of swimming, biking, and running, indoor triathlons challenge competitors to race the greatest distance with a fixed time frame. Beginners and seasoned athletes are welcome to participate in the 10-minute swim, 15-minute bike, and 10-minute run! Stay tuned for more details.

Sports Camps

Registration for Spring 2022 Sports Camps and the Doghouse 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament opens on Tuesday, February 15.

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SDC Building Information

It’s Winter Carnival week! Despite it being Winter Carnival, the SDC building hours will not change. There are revised Fitness Center hours on Thursday (2/10) and Friday (2/11). The Fitness Center will be open to both students and SDC members from 6 am-10 pm on those days. 

SDC Locker Rentals are available for MTU students and SDC members! Various rental lengths are offered as well as separate membership locker rooms for adult SDC membership holders. Call or visit the Ticket Office located in the SDC to rent a locker today!

At the Shooting Range

The next Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Course at the SDC Shooting Range will take place on Saturday, February 19, from 8 am-5 pm. Registration closes on February 16! 

At the Trails

The second race of the Tech Trails Citizen’s Night Ski Race Series will take place on February 8. This ski series provides all with the opportunity to engage with our local ski community and enjoy the sport of Nordic skiing with fun races for all ages and all ability levels!

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SDC Building Information

At this time, both elevators accessing the SDC 2nd floor are down for service and repairs. This is a necessary outage to repair the damage sustained to the elevator near the SDC Central Ticket Office due to flooding caused when a water pipe burst. 

Please feel free to reach out to Joel Isaacson (jdisaacs@mtu.edu) if you have any questions or would like a different accommodation set up during this outage.

Sports Camps

The 2022 Spring Sports Camps and Doghouse Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament details are now available! Registration will open on February 15.

At the Trails

The second series of the Tech Trails Citizen’s Night Ski Race Series is on February 8.

Programs at the Pool

Registration for Session 2 of Huskies Group Swim Lessons including Parent & Child AquaticsPreschool Aquatics, and Levels 1-5, opens Monday, January 31 at 12:00am. Additional classes have been added for Session 2! Registration for all spring sessions of Huskies Swim ClinicAdult Huskies Swim Lessons, and Adult Huskies Swim Training is available now! A PADI Open Water SCUBA course will be held at the SDC Pool from March 25-27. Registration will open on February 11!

OAP Programs

The dates for the Spring 2022 Evening Snowshoe hikes have been announced! Visit Evening Snowshoe Hikes for more information.

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Building Information

The SDC Shooting Range has resumed public hours and is open six days per week with evening hours and dedicated time slots for archery, rifle, and pistol practice. Visit SDC Shooting Range for more information.

SDC Locker Rentals are available for MTU students and SDC members! Various rental lengths are offered as well as separate membership locker rooms for adult SDC membership holders. Call or visit the Ticket Office located in the SDC to rent a locker today!

The Tech Trails

The CCSA Michigan Tech Invite & Great Lakes Division CXC CUP ski race will be held January 29-30, 2022. 

The Citizen’s Night Ski Race Series dates have been announced.

Classes at the SDC 

Registration for Session 2 of Huskies Group Swim Lessons including Parent & Child AquaticsPreschool Aquatics, and Levels 1-5, opens Monday, January 31st at 12:00 am. Registration for all spring sessions of Huskies Swim ClinicAdult Huskies Swim Lessons, and Adult Huskies Swim Training is available now.

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Building Information

The SDC will be open regular hours on Monday, January 17. Please view each facility page to see each facility’s hours and requirements for entry.

The Skate Rental Center is open for the spring semester. Helmets, hockey skates, and figure skates are available for rent in youth and adult sizes. Visit Skate Rental Center for FAQs and more information regarding hours and services.

Classes & Programs at the SDC

Registration for the first session of rowing classes closes January 21. Both beginner and advanced classes are available. Visit Rowing for more information. 

Open climbing and open log rolling at the SDC have resumed for the spring semester. Join us for a fun and active time at the rock wall and in the pool!

The next Kayak Safety Clinic is scheduled for January 20 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. This clinic is available for those ages eight and up. Register today!

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Building Information

The Spring Semester building hours resume on January 10, 2022. All facility hours are listed under each facility’s webpage.

Classes at the SDC

Weekly HuskiesFit Group Exercise Classes begin again on January 10, 2022. More information about each HuskiesFit Group Exercise Class is available here. The full schedule of HuskiesFit classes throughout the semester can be found here.

Don’t forget to register for the next Concealed Pistol License (CPL) course scheduled for January 15, 2022. Registration closes Wednesday, January 12.

The Tech Trails

The Bombardier is now out on the trails! The base is finally deep enough for the tiller to work its magic. Users will notice a definite improvement in the skiing conditions!

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The SDC Winter Break schedule runs through January 9, 2022. The Spring Semester building hours begin on January 10 and continue through April 29, 2022. See each facility hours page for more information. 

Public Skating and the Skate Rental Center resume normal operations on January 9, 2022

Get your trail pass for the Tech Trails today! Passes can be purchased online at www.buyhuskiestickets.com or at the Central Ticket Office in the SDC and at the Outdoor Adventure Program during open hours. Options for the purchase of multiple trail system passes are available as well. Buy them all and get out and explore this winter! 

Stay updated on all of the trails with the Keweenaw Trails Reports!

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Building Information

The Student Development Complex is still operating under the Winter Break building hours. The SDC will be closed on December 31, January 1, and January 2. Winter Break building schedule

The SDC will begin the Spring Semester building hours on January 10 and will continue these hours through April 29. For more information about the SDC Spring Semester building hours, please visit our homepage.

Sports Camps

Our Spring 2022 sports camps and tournament dates have been announced! Registration opens February 15.

Our Summer 2022 sports camps dates have also been announced! Join us this summer for volleyball, junior mountain biking, hockey, and much more.

Trails

Did you know you can get updated information on trails conditions daily? Visit the Trail Reports page for the most up-to-date news on the trails!

Outdoor Adventure Program

Looking for fun and engaging activities for your children this spring? Register for Youth Indoor Climbing now! Participants will climb during each session and will be encouraged to try more difficult climbs throughout the course. Sign up at www.buyhuskiestickets.com and get your spot today!

Aquatics

Register today for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Blended Learning Course! Earn your certification over a three-day intensive course held January 7th-9th at the SDC Pool.

Completed swimming lessons but still looking for more time in the water? Huskies Swim Clinic is designed to provide training and coaching for the advanced youth swimmer looking to continue to improve in the pool. Each class focuses on one of the competitive strokes and is structured with drills and workouts in a fun group setting.

Adult Aquatics programming including Adult Huskies Swim Lessons and Adult Huskies Swim Training is available for participants age 18 and older looking to develop and refine their swimming abilities.

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A reminder that the Student Development Complex is currently operating under the Winter Break Building Hours. The SDC will be closed on December 24, 25, 26, 31, January 1 and 2. There will be no student skating/hockey during this holiday break. 

The Spring 2022 HuskiesFit schedule has just been announced! Join us this spring for Zumba, aikido, yoga, AquaFit, and much more! 

Want to do some last-minute Christmas shopping? Our Huskies Gift Cards are still available for purchase! They can be redeemed for tickets to any Huskies sponsored home game in the following sports:

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Hockey
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Women’s Basketball

They can also be redeemed for:

  • Gym Memberships
  • Ski Trail Memberships
  • Gates Tennis Memberships
  • HuskiesFit Program Punchcards
  • Swim Lessons
  • Public Skating and Skate Rentals

Huskies Gift Cards can be purchased in the increment of your choice. They can be purchased via phone by calling 906-487-2073, or in person at the Central Ticket Office located at the Student Development Complex.