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Fitness

UNH Employee Fitness Program

The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases. 

The 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.  The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available. 

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UNH Community Testing Program

The Exercise Science program offers Community Testing services conducted by faculty and graduate students in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Some of the fee-for-assessment evaluations include blood lipid analysis, body composition analysis, submaximal and maximal graded exercise tests, and anaerobic threshold (lactic acid) testing. A complete list of services and prices are listed on the website. Student and group rates are available.

How To Access:

To make an appointment, please call the Kinesiology Office at 862-1854.

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Cat Cycles

Borrow a bike from University Transportation Services, for 1 week to ride around campus or beyond!  

How To Access:

To sign up for a Cat Cycle, go to the UNH Visitor Information Center, on Mast Road (near Lot A). Bring your  ID and fill out the registration form.

Campus Connector

Get around campus easily with the Campus Connector bus system. The Campus Connector runs regularly, and is free for students and employees with IDs. 

How To Access:

Check the bus schedule and your nearest bus stop, arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled bus time, andmake sure to bring your ID! 

Peripheral Artery Disease Exercise Prgoram

The Peripheral Artery Disease Exercise Program is for individuals with a clinical diagnosis of peripheral artery disease (PAD). It is for anyone with this condition who wishes to improve overall health and well-being through exercise and education about lifestyle modification for the improvement of symptoms usually felt with normal activities of daily living. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to a research-proven PAD exercise protocol and the individual’s needs and goals.

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation and  Prevention Program is an exercise program for cardiac patients. It is for anyone with coronary artery disease (CAD) or CAD risk factors who wish to improve overall health and well-being. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual's needs and goals. Each session costs $5.

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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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