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Fitness

UNH Employee Fitness Program

The UNH Employee Fitness Program (EFP) is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size.  A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available.  Graduate and Undergraduate Exercise Science students are actively engaged in this program under the guidance of a faculty member.  All EFP participants undergo extensive testing that culminates in an exercise prescription followed by personal training.  Recruitment for this Program is during the Fa

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is an exercise program for patients diagnosed with cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is for anyone who has suffered a cardiovascular event (heart attack, stroke, angina, etc.) or undergone a cardiovascular procedure (stent, bypass surgery, valve repair/replacement, etc.) who wishes to improve overall health and well-being. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals.

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Cardiac Prevention Program

The Cardiac Prevention Program is an exercise and wellness program for individuals with one or more risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The program functions to decrease the participant's risk for CVD while improving his or her overall wellness through exercise and educational discussions. Exercise testing and prescription are developed and modified according to each individual's needs and goals.

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Water Fitness Classes

Water fitness class is a group fitness class in shallow or deep water, offering less impact for the same intensity as a land-based group fitness class. This class is set to music and starts with a warm up, moving into the workout segment, cooling down, and finishing with stretches. This class is free to students and members of the Hamel Recreation Center and Pool Pass Holders. All others must pay a fee of $7 per class, cash only.

How To Access:

All water fitness classes are at the Swasey Indoor Pool, which is located in the Field House.  

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UNH Homecoming Race

The UNH Homecoming 5K Road Race is scheduled for October 12, 2013. The entry fee is $15 when registering by October 9, and increases to $18 on race day. First 300 registered receive race t-shirt. Open to the public.

How To Access:

Registration is online for the 5K road race. For additional questions, please call Campus Recreation 862-2031.

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Open Skate, Stick, and Puck

Campus Recreation offers Open Skate, Stick, and Puck at the Whittemore Center Arena to students and Hamel Rec members. Community skate events are held over semester break.

How To Access:

Open skate and stick/puck will begin on September 18. Please visit the Campus Recreation website for a current schedule. Skate rentals are $3.00 at the front desk of the Hamel Recreation center. All stick and puck skaters must wear protective gear. For questions please contact (603) 862-2031.

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Multipurpose Activity Court

Hamel Recreation Center's bottom floor offers two multi-purpose courts with aerobics, dance, martial arts, fencing and other activities. The courts are available for use unless they are reserved for another activity.

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Masters Swim Team

Masters Swim Team is a national organization that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics, and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. The team practices on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7pm and Fridays from 6-7am. Drop in practices are $7 each or academic memberships are available from $50-150.

How To Access:

Passes may be purchased at the Hamel Recreation front desk. For additional questions, please call 862-0845 or erika.cooper@unh.edu.

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Indoor Badminton Court

Hamel Recreation Center's third floor offers courts that can be used as badminton courts. The courts are available for use by students and Hamel Rec members. The schedule of the court can be seen at campusrec.unh.edu.

How To Access:

To reserve a court, please call 862-2031.

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Camp Wildcat

Camp Wildcat is a summer day camp for children entering first grade through seventh grade. Campers have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make friends, and have fun while being active in the summer.

How To Access:

To register your child for Camp Wildcat, please contact Erika Cooper at erika.cooper@unh.edu or (603) 862-0845.

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