Author: Paula Olson


People using spin machines in gym

Join Allison for Spin, a fast-paced music driven class where you’re guaranteed a sweat session that keeps you motivated and having fun. Spin class will teach the basics of biking and will challenge participants’ aerobic fitness through climbing, sprinting and power workouts while using music to motivate and provide engaging workouts.

Thursdays, 6:15-7:05pm
SDC Fitness Studio

This class is included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card. No day passes.

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HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

Join Allision for HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Wednesday and Friday at 7am in the SDC Fitness Studio!

HIIT is a high energy, full-body workout incorporating aerobic and resistance training in one session. Burn calories and build strength utilizing kettlebells, dumbbells, resistance bands and body weight.

This class is included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card. No day passes.

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Get Your Erg On!

Get your Erg on! Join members of the MTU Rowing Club as they guide you through the basics of rowing technique and coach you through fun and challenging workout sessions — all on the SDC’s brand new Ergometers (Ergs)! Initial sessions will focus on general stroke technique and progress to workouts that represent on-water sprints and head races. Open to all skill levels. Indoor rowing is a great full-body workout that can be adjusted to meet the abilities of almost anyone!

Session 1 March 15-31 (registration closes March 12)
Session 2 April 5-21 (registration closes April 2)

Monday/Wednesday, 6:00-6:50pm
Ice Arena Blue Line Room


MTU Student Session $21
General Public $30

No day passes. This class is NOT included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card.

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HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Cards Available Now

Take advantage of the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card, a premium card that gets you into several Spring 2021 group fitness classes starting this week! One-stop shopping for the best variety in town.

MTU Students 8-punch $33, 16-punch $50
General Public 8-punch $48, 16-punch $80

Cards expire one year from the date of purchase. Programs offered each semester may vary. No refunds or exchanges.

AquaFit and Get Your Erg On! are NOT included in the HuskiesFit Ultimate Punch Card (session roster only).

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course March 5-7

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

There are still a few spots remaining! Sign up today!

Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification in this 3-day intensive training course located at the SDC Pool. 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.


  • Friday, March 5, 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday, March 6, 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, March 7, 8:00am-5:00pm


$110 per participant 

Deadline to register: February 26, at 11:59pm

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OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes

Just because the sun sets early doesn’t mean you can’t get out and play! Sign up now for the OAP Evening Snowshoe Hikes and experience winter in the dark! Clear skies or cloudy, night snowshoeing is a ton of fun. We will visit a few different locations, choose to join us for as many as you want. Some locations will provide more elevation to snowshoe, Hungarian and Pilgrim Community Forest, and others will be a bit flatter terrain, Paavola Wetlands and McLain State Park. Snowshoes are provided, limited transportation available.

  • February 25 – McLain State Park (registration closes February 24)
  • March 4 – Pilgrim Community Forest (registration closes March 3)

Meet at the location unless using OAP transportation (meet at Tech Trails).

Open to all ages, no experience necessary. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. A parent must be present for participants under age 14 or anyone under 18 using OAP transportation.


Michigan Tech Students $5/session
General Public $10/session

Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office.

Participants must have a current signed SDC waiver of liability, OAP release and concussion awareness form on file at the SDC Ticket Office prior to participation.

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed before every session. Masks are required if using OAP transportation and on the trails if a six-foot distance cannot be maintained. There are no provisions for medical intolerance reasons or medical waivers. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

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