Fall HuskiesFit Programs Begin Next Week!


​Change up your fitness routine or get started with a new one – get HuskiesFit!

HuskiesFit Programs offers a wide variety of classes to suit your needs and interest. They’re also a great way to introduce your Little Husky to a lifetime of health and wellness – and they’re fun too! Check out these great classes starting as early as next week!

Adult Programs
Adult Skating Workshop – For the beginner through intermediate adult ice skater.

African Dance – A combination of rigorous steps and routines from across the African continent accompanied by contemporary Afro-pop beats.

Belly Dance – Shake, shimmy and roll in this energetic cabaret-style belly dance class.

RAD – Master self-defense tactics and safety techniques in this comprehensive course designed specifically for women.

Adult Dance Mix – Get in the groove and try a dance class! Workshops on ballet, jazz, belly dance and more will be offered throughout the semester. See web site for detailed schedule.

Youth Programs
Tumbling – An introductory class focusing on floor tricks, strength, building muscle and flexibility.

Dance – Grab a pair of ballet slippers or jazz shoes and get ready to dance! Currently offered: Ballet, Creative Movement and Jazz.

Aikido – A great way for children and teens to gain confidence, practice focus and concentration, and learn non-violent strategies for self-defense.

Swimming – It’s never to early – or to late – to learn to swim! Classes are available for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Group swim classes are available in six levels, ranging from introductory, fundamental, and stroke development to refinement and fitness swimming.

Skating – Lessons that teach the fundamentals by age group, preschool (3-5 years) and basic (ages 6 and up).

Registration is now open for the fall session. Employees may use their TechFit benefit for HuskiesFit Programs. SDC membership discounts and sibling discounts are also available.

For complete class information, schedules and more, visit HuskiesFitPrograms.

Commit to be HuskiesFit this fall!

HuskiesFit Programs – $2 Classes begin August 31

Fall Semester HuskiesFit Programs and Youth Classes

Sample fall fitness programs and youth classes for only $2 each, August 31 – September 5. All classes are held at the Student Development Complex (SDC).

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Ready to change up your fitness routine or get started with a new one? Fitness programs include Yoga, Conditioning, Indoor Cycling, Zumba, PiYo and many more! Youth classes include Dance, Aikido, Tumbling and many more! 

Fall Semester Programming Begins September 8

View the program guide for full details on class offerings, schedules and rates.Fitness enrollment is rolling and walk-ins are always welcome. Please note that youth classes run on sessions and usually have preregistration deadlines.

Tech Wellness Dollars 

Employees can use their $150 TechFit benefit for themselves and $100 for either a spouse or dependent for HuskiesFit class punch cards and full session registration.

Commit to be HuskiesFit this Fall with Michigan Tech Recreation!

SDC Building Hours Effective Sunday, August 23

Circle4-whiteSDC building hours for the academic year will begin Sunday, August 23 and remain in effect until April 30, 2016. Reduced  hours will be posted during University holidays and spring break. The SDC will be open Labor Day, September 7.

New this fall, public skating will start at 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and will continue to be free for SDC members and Michigan Tech students. All others can skate with the purchase of a day pass or $3 for skating only.

Visit SDC building hours to view the full schedule.

Start the School Year Off Right With an SDC Annual Membership


Join the Student Development Complex (SDC) for access to all of our incredible facilities and services—our renowned fitness center, swimming pool, climbing wall, racquetball courts, multipurpose room, shooting range, and more. Members also enjoy discounts on adult and youth community programs.

Memberships are available in a variety of packages for individual members, couples, youth, and families.

Purchase an annual membership for the best deal! Annual members enjoy full access to our facilities, plus the following great benefits:

  • 20% discount off adult community program fees
  • 10% discount off youth community program fees
  • Husky Club benefits include a $25 discount for the first annual SDC membership
  • Convenient payroll deduction plans for Michigan Tech faculty and staff. TechFit and T2 dollars can also be used.
  • Complimentary mini lockers are available in the Fitness Center and Pool area (ideal for ID’s, wallets, phones, etc.)

For more information, visit SDC memberships.

Commit to be HuskiesFit with an SDC membership!

Summer Open Swim Hours & Public Skating at the SDC


Summer Open Swim Hours

The SDC Swimming Pool is a great place to perfect your favorite swim stroke or just splash around & cool off. Single day passes & group rates are available.

Summer open swim hours are:

  • Monday-Friday, 6:00-9:00am, 12:00-1:30pm and 4:30-8:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday, 12:00-5:00pm

Adult Lap Swim: Monday-Friday, 1:30-2:30pm

Summer Public Skating

The John MacInnes Student Ice Arena offers public skating sessions twice weekly this summer. It is free to SDC members and Michigan Tech students (present ID for entry). It is also included in Friday and Sunday SDC day passes, or you can pay $3/person for skating only.

Summer public skating hours are:

  • Sundays, 5:00-5:50pm
  • Fridays, 2:00-2:50pm

For exact dates, please visit Public Skating.

For more information about the SDC and other available recreational programs, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com.

Commit to be HuskiesFit this summer!

Last Round of Youth Community Programs for the Summer Begin Soon

Circle4-whiteThe last round of youth community programs for the summer begins soon! Sign your child up now for one of the following great classes!


  • Next session begins August 3
  • Parent/child (ages 6 months to 4 years)
  • Preschool (ages 4 to 5 years)
  • Levels 1-6
  • Register by July 29

Huskies Hockey Challenge Night

  • 4-week program begins August 10
  • Mites, Squirts and PeeWees (2014-15 level of play)
  • Fast-paced, small area games

Huskies Total Skills and Power Skating

  • Power skating
  • Off ice skills
  • Mites, Squirts, PeeWees and Bantams (2014-15 level of play)
  • Next session begins August 3

Learn to Skate

  • Next session begins August 11
  • Ages 3 to adult welcome

For more information, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com.

Commit your child to be HuskiesFit this summer!

Last Chance! Register now for Football, Skating, Soccer, Tennis & Volleyball Camps


Football, skating, soccer, tennis and volleyball camps are just around the corner! There is still time to register!


Step off the sidelines and into the game with Michigan Tech’s renowned football camps. We offer Little Huskies for grades 3-5 and Development for grades 6-8.


Master one of the most artful and athletic ice sports. Featuring a figure skating program for all ages and a learn-to-skate camp for grades K-5, we have opportunities for everyone.


Michigan Tech’s Soccer Skills Camp is designed to teach fundamental playing skills to younger players. Open to grades K-8.


The Michigan Tech Tennis camp at Gates Tennis Center offers a balance of instruction, competition, and tactical skill building to take your game to the next level.


Develop your serving, passing, setting, attacking, blocking, and digging skills with tips and pointers from the Michigan Tech volleyball coaching staff and team players. Choose from Little Huskies for grades 2-6, All Skills Grades 7-9 or All Skills Grades 10-12.

For more information or to register, visit Michigan Tech Sports Camps.

Upcoming Summer Community Program Classes


In addition to several classes that run all summer long, Michigan Tech Community Programs announces upcoming classes beginning soon that will run through the end of the summer.

Adult Classes

Belly Dance for Fitness – Shake, shimmy and roll in this energetic cabaret-style belly dance class offered Thursdays, 5:15-6:05 p.m., in the SDC Studio July 9 – August 20.

Spin Express – Rev it up and burn some calories fast in this 40 minute power spin class offered Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:10-12:50 p.m., in the SDC Studio July 6 – August 19.

Enrollment in Adult Community Program classes is rolling and walk-in’s are always welcome!

Youth Classes

Aikido (Age 5 & up) – A great way for children and teens to gain confidence, practice focus and concentration, and learn non-violent strategies for self-defense. Classes begin July 10 and meet Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the SDC Studio.

Creative Dance (Ages 3-6) – Students develop basic dance skills as they interact with their peers in this fun and engaging class! Class meets Saturdays, 11:00-11:45 a.m. July 11 – August 22 in the SDC Studio.

Ballet/Jazz (Age 7 & up) – This intro class covers the basics of each dance form including footwork, arm-work and vocabulary. The final session is a unique workshop to explore dance theater and performance technique. 7 and 8 year olds meet Tuesdays, 4:15-5:05 p.m. in the SDC Studio July 7 – August 18. Ages 9 and up meet Thursdays, 4:15-5:05 pm. in the SDC Studio July 9 – August 20.

Swimming (Age 6 months & up) – There is still room in the 3rd and 4th sessions of Swimming! Classes meet Monday-Friday for a two-week period in the SDC Pool. Third session – July 20-31, fourth session – August 3-14.

Visit www.michigantechrecreation.com for a complete listing of all Summer Community Programs. Commit to be HuskiesFit this summer!