University of Nevada, Reno
Often times due to classes, time spent studying and myriad of other demands, college students put off getting sufficient exercise. As a result the average college student can expect to gain between 15 and 20 pounds in their freshman year. Current research indicates that students who regularly participate in Campus Recreation offerings are more likely to stay in college, graduate at higher rates, earn higher GPA's and have an overall more satisfying college experience.
So get involved! The University of Nevada, Reno is home to the largest and best equipped recreation center in Northern Nevada. Facilities include a state of the art fitness center that hosts free weights, Body Master Circuit, and plate loaded equipment. Upstairs there are over 50 pieces of aerobic equipment including Woodway treadmills, Precore EXF Elipticals, stepmills, bikes and rowers each with an individual entertainment center. Other spaces include both lap and diving pools, gymnasiums, pilates studio, dance and martial arts room, racquetball courts, outdoor fields and equipment rental.
Programming includes Intramural Sports offering, football, soccer, basketball, volleyball and much more. Drop-In group exercise classes include Pilates Reformer, Crossfit, Cycling Fusion, Kickboxing, Boot camp, Boxing and Yoga.
For more information about Campus Recreation and Wellness, visit the Campus Recreation and Wellness website.