Have You Visited the Tech Trails? Now’s the Time!


Have you visited the Tech Trails lately?

Now is a great time to see everything the trails have to offer – some of the best cross country skiing trails in the Midwest! Not to mention snowshoeing and biking!

Try it for a day or go all out with a season pass! A season pass to the trails costs next to nothing and will help keep you fit all winter long!

For more information on the Michigan Tech Trails, visit Michigan Tech Trails.

Registration Now Open for Spring Community Programs @ MichiganTechRec

For students and families, avid athletes and novice gym goers alike, Community Programs offers awesome options to fit your personal fitness level and style. In the studio, pool or on the ice, youth classes will keep your little husky active, engaged and having fun.

Dollar Days

New to Community Programs? Want to change up your workout? Try out a Spring class for only $2 during Dollar Days, January 12-17!

Spring Session Programming Begins January 12

Adult Fitness Schedule – We’ve got an awesome line up of fitness classes to ward off the chill and get you ready for warmer weather! Variety of Yoga classes, Turbo Kick, Pilates, Zumba, Aikido, Spinning, Conditioning, PiYo, Aqua Zumba, Belly Dance for Fitness, Aqua-Fit, Swimming and Skating.
Youth Classes – Ward off spring fever and keep your child fit and active! Choose from Hockey, Skating, Swimming, Aikido and Dance. Community Programs has something for everyone.
For more information on class schedules and prices, visit www.michigantechrecreation.com. On Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation and on Twitter at MichiganTechRec.
Join us anytime and COMMIT TO BE TechFit!

Lace Up & Join Big Red on the Ice December 20!

Santa is coming to town Saturday, December 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the MacInnes Ice Arena!

Dress up in your most festive Christmas apparel for a chance to win the Holiday Cheer Costume Contest! Play on-ice reindeer games & have your picture taken with Big Red! Santa’s elves will be around to help beginner skaters. Come skate and be merry! We also invite you to come early and enjoy the holiday figure skating recital featuring skaters from the Copper Country Skating Academy and Michigan Tech Learn to Skate!

For more information, visit Skate with Santa.

There’s Still Time! Commit to be HuskiesFit with TechFit Dollars!

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There are many ways you can put your TechFit dollars to work for you and your family. SDC memberships, personal training sessions, community programs, fitness and kids’ classes, summer sports camps, trail memberships, and SDC action passes are just some of the ways you can use your TechFit dollars.

Have you used your 2014 TechFit dollars? Eligible employees receive $150 for themselves as well as an additional $100 to be shared among dependents each calendar year. Don’t let them go to waste!

AND you can earn an extra $200 for 2015 by getting your annual physical and completing the Health Risk Assessment by 12/31/14! That’s $250 to get Huskies Fit!

For more information about TechFit, visit


For all the latest information on SDC and trails memberships, personal training, camps and community programs, visit us online at www.michigantechrecreation.com, on Facebook at Michigan Tech Recreation, and on Twitter @MichiganTechRec.

Pole Vault Clinic December 6


Boys and girls in grades 8-12 are invited to attend a pole vault clinic led by pro vaulter Shawn Francis, currently ranked #10 in the US. The clinic will be held Saturday, December 6 from 1 to 6 pm in the SDC Multi Purpose Room.

Skills covered will include: approach and plant; take off, inversion and pike; and drills to improve individual parts of the jump. Coaches are welcome. 

Cost to attend is $99/participant and $25/coach. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required by December 4.

For more information or to register, visit

School’s Out, the SDC’s In… Thanksgiving Break Edition!!!


Spend your Thanksgiving break at the SDC!

Friday, November 28th through Sunday, November 30th, the SDC may have limited hours, but there are tons of indoor recreation options for family and friends to enjoy!

SDC day passes are available for $6…. group rates as low as $4 per person!

Take the whole family  or a group of friends skating! Check out Drop-In Hockey Friday, November 28! And let’s not forget… the trails are open!

With so many great options, there’s something for everyone!
For everything Michigan Tech Recreation, visit michigantechrecreation.com.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Drop-In Hockey Friday, November 28


Looking for some extra ice time over Thanksgiving? Check out Drop-In Hockey Friday, November 28 at the SDC!

Divisions and Times:
Developing Mites/Mites – 10:30-11:20 a.m.
Squirts/PeeWees – 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Full equipment is required. Cost is only $5 per player payable at the SDC Ticket Office.

For more information, visit

Thanksgiving Break Hours November 22-29, 2014


Where else can you give thanks AND work off that extra piece of pumpkin pie? The SDC of course! Although hours will be limited, there’s still plenty of time to go for a swim, play some hoops in the multi or try out some of the new equipment in the Fitness Center.

To see Thanksgiving holiday building hours, visit