General Info

If you’re looking for the latest trends in fitness, you’ve come to the right place! Our Group RecXercise, Specialty Programs, and BootCamps help you take your fitness routine to the next level. Classes are fun and there is something for everyone.

Upcoming Events & Trainings

Group RecXercise FREE Week

  • Aug. 29 – Sept. 4
  • Try Group RecXercise classes for FREE! Check out the schedule HERE.

Fall Fitness Kickoff!

  • Friday, Sept. 2: 12:15pm – 6pm
  • Kick off your fall fitness regime with 24 FREE fitness and specialty classes led by nationally certified group fitness instructors and personal trainers that are geared to all fitness levels. From ballet to bootcamp, there is something for everyone! Here is your chance to try new classes to charge up your fall work out.

Schwinn Indoor Cycle Coach Certification

  • Saturday, Oct. 15: 8am – 5pm
  • Participate in an interactive class taught by a Schwinn Master Instructor that covers bike fit, cycling science, physiology and mechanics, proper riding technique, class scheduling, and much more. Register at schwinneducation.com.

BTHO UTSA Indoor Distance Cycle Challenge

  • Nov. 14 – 19
  • Attend any regularly scheduled indoor group cycle class during the week of November 14th and help us log our mileage to see if we can beat UTSA Rec cycle classes in highest total miles before the big game! Check the Group RecXercise schedule online or in the Rec Sports Guide to find out the days and times of indoor cycle classes. Cycle classes will be FREE this week only, although owners of an Unlimited Class Pass will get priority seating.

Group Fitness & Classes Announcements

  • Check out our Fitness Outreach Services! A nationally certified group exercise instructor or personal trainer will come to your facility for a private class, lecture or special event. See the “Fitness Outreach” tab on this page for more information.
  • Questions? Check out the Fall 2016 Rec Sports Guide below

Texas A&M Rec Sports Fall 2016 Guide
Your official guide to Rec Sports!
view online ›

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About Group RecXercise

Drop-in fitness classes. Purchase an individual class pass or unlimited pass at Member Services.

  • Individual Class Pass: $3. Good for admission to one class.
  • Unlimited Group RecXercise Pass: $70 Fall/Spring, $30 one summer session, or $50 entire summer.
    Good for any class for the entire semester. $10 off during first week of classes (spring and fall only)!

Fall 2016 Group RecXercise Schedule

See the calendar below or view the Fall 2016 Group RecXercise Schedule (PDF) for complete schedule information. Schedules are subject to change.

Aug
29
Mon
Cardio Fusion @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 7:30 am – 8:15 am
Body Blaster @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Cardio Step Party @ Room 301
Aug 29 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Get ready to party it up. This class is a combination of step, kickbox, cardio ball, fun dances and more. Forty-five minutes of non-stop cardio calorie burn!

Wellness Works Yoga (F/S Only) @ SRC 303
Aug 29 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Indoor Rowing @ SRC 302
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Body Blaster @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Cycle 6-Pack @ SRC 302
Aug 29 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Xplode & Flow @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Cardio Water @ Indoor Pool
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

This non-impact environment will help you gain cardiovascular fitness and strength in shallow water (4 ft. deep) using tubing, hand buoys and noodles for added resistance. Non-swimmers welcome. Lifeguard on duty.

Cardio Water @ Indoor Pool
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Hardcore Cycle @ SRC 302
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Zumba @ SRC 304
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
HIIT @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
Pilates @ SRC 304
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
IndoRow @ SRC 302
Aug 29 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Kickbox @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Body Blaster @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 7:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Last Call HIIT @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Core Challenge @ SRC 301
Aug 29 @ 8:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Core Challenge @ SRC 304
Aug 29 @ 8:45 pm – 9:15 pm

About Specialty Classes

Professional instructors. Progressive style.

Fall 2016 Specialty Classes Schedule

Registration required prior to attending class. See descriptions for pricing. Schedules are subject to change.

Specialty Classes

Description: This class is designed for the beginner Hip Hop dancer who would like to advance their ability. Every skill will be broken down into basic steps, body movements, and choreography for a well-rounded class! You will learn something new, have fun, and get a great workout.

Dates: Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: MON

Time: 8pm – 9pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: This class is a beginning-level study of classical ballet. Class will focus on the basics of strength, body alignment, flexibility, and stage presence through performance of both barre and center combination work.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: M/W

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60 Rec members; $108 non-members

Description: Get fit, tone, and have fun at the barre with traditional muscle-sculpting barre choreography and exhilarating cardio burst, all while moving to upbeat energizing music.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: M/W

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60 Rec members; $108 non-members

Description: Advance your yoga practice with our most experienced, 200-hour yoga instructor. Practice will draw from multiple styles including Hatha, Iyengar, and Ashatanga. Inversion work and yoga wall included. Previous yoga experience is strongly recommended.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: WED

Time: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Location: PEAP 206

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: Inspired by the high energy music from Indian films, BollyFit is a Bollywood dance fitness class that will spice up your workout routine! You will learn technique and choreography that incorporate rhythmic, full body movement designed to help you tone and build endurance. No dance experience required!

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: WED

Time: 8pm – 9pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: Let us show you the basic mat Pilates exercises that will enhance your core strength and give you long, lean muscles. Great for participants of all ages and levels.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: TUES

Time: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Location: PEAP 206

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: This beginner belly dance class will teach graceful arm and hand movements, undulations, isolations, and hip rotations, with a concentration on abdominal strength.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: TUES

Time: 7:45pm – 8:45pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: This intermediate belly dance class will continue to build upon the skills learned in beginner belly dance. Students will continue to explore previous belly dance technique and stage presence.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: TUES

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: Take your Pilates class to the next level with this innovative workout that blends traditional Pilates exercises and choreographed flows with today’s top hits.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: T/TH

Time: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60 Rec members; $108 non-members

Description: This yoga class is designed to dissolve the stigma that flexibility is required to participate in class. Participants will work to enhance coordination, strength, mobility, and focus to complement and improve any athletic training regimen.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: T/TH

Time: 7:45pm – 8:45pm

Location: SRC 304

Cost: $60 Rec members; $108 non-members

Description: Let us show you the basic mat Pilates exercises that will enhance your core strength and give you long, lean muscles. Great for participants of all ages and levels.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: TH

Time: 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Location: PEAP 206

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: Learn how to impress the crowd when you go out dancing! Latin Mix will introduce the basic steps for Bachata, Merengue, Salsa, and more. It is strongly recommended to sign up with a partner!

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: SUN

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 304

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: SUN

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: This class is designed for the beginning country western dancer. You will learn how to lead and follow a partner, perform basic turns, and improve overall technique. It is strongly recommended to sign up with a partner!

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Dec. 1

Meets: SUN

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 304

Cost: $36 Rec members; $60 non-members

Description: This self-defense class is taught by a certified Smartsafe instructor. Women Warriors is perfect for students and staff looking to reduce uneasy feelings and become more confident in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Dates:  Sept. 11 – Oct. 16

Meets: SUN

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $22 Rec members; $36 non-members

BootCamp

BootCamp is designed to take your fitness to the next level! Class will meet three days per week. Two days per week will be held outdoors with activities such as running, power-walking, plyometrics and cardiovascular drills, while the third day will be held inside and will be dedicated to resistance training.

Dates: Sept. 12 – Oct. 14

Meets: M/W/F

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $60 Rec members; $80 non-members

*BootCamp meets inside in the cafe area of the Rec on the first day.

Dates: Oct. 24 – Dec. 2

Meets: M/W/F

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $60 Rec members; $80 non-members

*BootCamp meets inside in the cafe area of the Rec on the first day.

Dates: Sept. 12 – Dec. 2

Meets: M/W/F

Time: 6am – 7am

Location: Outdoors

Cost: $100 Rec members; $140 non-members

*BootCamp meets inside in the cafe area of the Rec on the first day.

Bikini FitCamp

Bikini FitCamp is designed to build muscular strength and endurance, target the arms, chest, abdominals, glutes and legs. Class meets twice per week indoors.

Dates: Sept. 13 – Oct. 13

Meets: T/TH

Time: 6:15am – 7:15am

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

Dates: Oct. 25 – Dec. 1

Meets: T/TH

Time: 6:15am – 7:15am

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $40 Rec members; $60 non-members

Dates: Sept. 13 – Oct. 13

Meets: T/TH

Time: 6:15am – 7:15am

Location: SRC 303

Cost: $60 Rec members; $100 non-members

Register online at recconnect.tamu.edu or at Member Services.

Fitness Outreach Services

A nationally certified group exercise instructor or personal trainer will come to your residence hall, organizational meeting or department for a private class, special event or educational lecture.

Fill out the form below to request the fitness services you are interested in.

    (Longer sessions are available for an additional fee)
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  • *You may provide your own space for the event or request a Rec Sports Group Exercise Room. Please indicate your preferred location inside the Rec (ex. Archery Room). Rental of the room and availability should be confirmed by Tawyna Moehlman at tmoehlman@rec.tamu.edu or 979.862.1322
  • *We will do our best to schedule the requested instructor, but cannot guarantee.
  • • This form must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the requested date. • Yoga/Pilates Classes: Mats will not be provided. • Music system must be available at your facility. • Pricing for Services: $50.00 per session (additional instructor $25.00). • Private classes at the Rec require a fee for room rental.
  • Form of Payment: (needed at least 3 days prior to event) Visa: MasterCard: Check IDT#:____________ SOFC:____________ • IDT (Interdepartmental Transfers) payments must be paid to Accounting, Tawyna Moehlman (979-862-1322). • Other payments can be made inside the Rec at Member Services (979-845-0526). • Make checks payable to TAMU. If paying with SOFC, please indicate your account number.

If you have questions, please contact:

Anna Taggart
Fitness Coordinator
Department of Recreational Sports
Texas A&M University
979.845.4792 or ataggart@rec.tamu.edu