Category: Recreation News

Season in the Sun

Seasons in the Sun

Spinning Classes @ Mich Tech Rec

Enjoy your Season in the Sun just a little bit more with a boost from Spinning! 

Whether you’re a novice rider or a serious cyclist, Spinning has you covered. You make your spin workout as intense as you want it to be.

Spin Express with Bonnie

Tuesday/Thursday, 12:10-12:50 p.m. SDC Dance Studio

Evening Power Pedal with Krista

Tuesday, 6:15-7:05 p.m. SDC Dance Studio

Rise & Spin with Krista

Saturday, 8:00-8:50 a.m. SDC Dance Studio

8-punch cards available online at

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Reminder: Last Prenatal Yoga Workshop this Sunday, August 3!


The last Prenatal Yoga Workshop for the summer will be offered this Sunday, August 3, from 5:30-7:00 pm in the SDC Studio.

Prenatal Yoga is a wonderful preparation for birthing through breath, body and mind awareness. Learn what poses are safe for each trimester. Move through yoga postures that help balance the bio-mechanical force of the growing uterus. Practice stress reduction & physical restoration.

Cost of the workshop is $15.

For more information or to register, visit

Soak It Up!


Enjoying these lazy, hazy, crazy days of Summer?

Soak it up but don’t let your fitness goals slide! Pilates melds controlled, precise movements with concentration and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen muscles without adding bulk. Power Pilates will keep you looking cool all summer long!

Summer Session

Monday/Wednesday, 12:00-12:50p.m. SDC Dance Studio.

8-punch cards available online at

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Stay Cool During the Dog Days of Summer!

Stay Cool During the Dog Days of Summer! 

Ballet Barre is a dynamic workout designed to shape and tone the body, ballet barre combines elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga, and barre exercise moves to create an effective workout experience.

Summer Session ends July 31!

Tuesday/Thursday, 5:15-6:05p.m. SDC Dance Studio.8-punch cards available online at
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Last Chance to Register – Youth Hockey Programs Begin June 30

Hockey Power Skating w/ Travis Hanson – $90

Squirt & Peewee (birth years 2002-2005)
July 1 – August 26
Tuesdays, 7-7:50am

Bantam & High School (birth years 1996-2001)
July 2 – August 27
Wednesdays, 7-7:50am

Hockey Skills & Scrimmage – $80

Developing Mites (birth years 2008-09)
June 30 – Aug
July 1, Mondays 6-6:50pm

Mites (birth years 2006-07)
July 1 – August 26, Tuesdays 6-6:50pm

Squirts (birth years 2004-05)
July 2 – August 27, Wednesdays 6-6:50pm

PeeWees (birth years 2002-03)
July 3 – August 28, Thursdays 6-6:50pm

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Sand & Sun… Summer Fitness has Begun!

Sand & Sun… Summer Fitness has Begun!

This high-powered workout uses kettlebells, TRX suspension training, resistance bands, and body weight. Bootcamp is open to all fitness level participants and will push you through a fast and effective mix of strength, conditioning and core training. Burn fat, build stamina and sculpt your body!

Summer Session #2 Starts July 8.
7-week program. Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00-6:50am. SDC Studio.
Session $84. Register online here.

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Reach Your Summer Goals with Personal Training @ Michigan Tech Rec!

Whether you’re training for that next marathon, looking to change up your workout or just trying to get in shape, working with a trainer is one of the fastest and most successful ways to improve your health. Michigan Tech’s personal training services focus on customized health and exercise programs to help you achieve your lifestyle and fitness goals.


Personal training is an all-encompassing approach to improving health, wellness, and fitness. Our training specialist offers a variety of professional services in both short-term and long-term programs, including:

  • Full exercise assessment with body fat analysis
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Cardio training
  • Resistance training
  • Flexibility and balance training

For more information, visit

Ready, Set… Summer!

Ready, Set, Summer! With fun music and traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba is your go-to summer workout. COMMIT TO BE FIT with Michigan Tech Recreation.

Love Zumba? Love the water? Blend it all together into a workout that’s mixed with cardio, body toning, and is most of all exhilarating. Aqua Zumba classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15pm in the SDC Pool.

Did you know? Michigan Tech employees who are TechFit benefit eligible can use some of their $150 (and $100 for dependents) TechFit dollars for Summer programming. Join anytime and COMMIT TO BE FIT with an 8-punch class card OR try us out for a single session for only $6!

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Summer Hockey League – Registration Deadline June 20

July 12 – August 31

(8 weeks, 1 game/weekend)

Game Times (team schedules will be announced at start of league)

Saturdays, 10:30-11:20am & 11:30am-12:20pm
Sundays, 11:30am-12:20pm

Open to Grades 9-12 (as of Fall 2014)

New League Format

  • Players register individually, but teams will be organized by the high school they attend.
  • Teams will have a minimum of 12 players and a max of 17.
  • Minimum of 4 teams required to run the league
  • A league champ will be named based on points earned & the winning team will get individual prizes.

Games will consist of (2) 20-minute periods with a 5 minute warm-up. Players have the opportunity to continue working on theirhockey skills on a year-round basis while having fun. Our summer hockey league provides the extra time needed to improve those skills. Unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary rough play are prohibited. No checking. Each player receives a team jersey to keep. Each team will have a coach on the bench for all games. Referees and scorekeepers will be present at each scrimmage.

Registration Deadline: June 20

Register online or call the SDC Ticket Office at 487-2073. Payment must accompany registration. Registration is not complete until a release waiver is signed by a parent/guardian and turned into the Ticket Office.

Cost (includes jersey & league champion prizes)


Special Requirements

All protective equipment must be worn. Locker rooms will be available. Michigan Tech is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

For more information and questions, contact Tony Stromer, league coordinator, at 906-487-2975 or