Rec Report


Swimming is Meditation for the Body and Mind

April is Autism Awareness Month. Whether you know someone who is neurodivergent or not, it is important to recognize that the brain works differently for this population of people. With finals week approaching, many people recommend mediation or relaxing exercises to refocus. As someone who identifies as neurodivergent, this type of relaxation makes it ten times harder to concentrate and wind down. Fortunately, swimming is an activity people can do to receive the same meditative-like effect for an upcoming stressful time.

Love Your Body Week

Love Your Body Week is here at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC)! We have partnered with Body Positive at the Beach and Beach Pride Events for this exciting event. This week emphasizes the importance of embracing your body and spreading positive energy throughout the Beach community. There are various SRWC activities dedicated to impacting the mind and body. Both educational and interactive, check out what Love Your Body Week has in store for you!

The Benefits of Rock Climbing

What are the true benefits of resistance and aerobic training? If you turned to the media, their most common answer would be putting on muscle and getting stronger. However, they are missing the most important benefits. Resistance and aerobic training have been proven to improve cognitive function and treat, or even prevent, cancer and diabetes.

The Benefits of Rock Climbing

At first look, a rock wall can seem intimidating! Its looming height can cause some hesitation among future climbers. However, the physical and mental benefits of rock climbing far outweigh any initial apprehension. In the 2020 Summer Olympics, competitive sport climbing made its debut. This event included speed climbing, bouldering and lead climbing, which captivated a new and now growing audience around the world. With the increasing curiosity about rock climbing, let's dive into the benefits people can expect to see when they get started.

Aquatic Center Safety Strategies

Are you looking for a fun way to cool off at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC)? If so, the SRWC Aquatic Center has just what you’re looking for! Whether it be tanning poolside, unwinding in the hot tub or practicing your swimming skills, safety is the top priority!

Mario Kart

Calling all Mario Kart fans! The Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) will be hosting the Mario Kart Wheelchair Race March 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.! Brought to you by Inclusive Recreation, this event is bringing Mario Kart racing to life, but with an inclusive twist!

Zen Meditation for the Mind and Body

As a biomedical engineering student, managing a school-work lifestyle can be challenging – which is why it’s important to take care of your mind and body outside of school and normal routines! Being mindful of your limits is essential to a healthy body. However, nowadays, many people tend to take on too much at once, leading to symptoms of burnout, depression or even anxiety. Although, having a positive mindset can help in avoiding the negative side effects of a busy lifestyle!

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