The member services desks at the Rec Center and Recreation and Athletic Outdoor Complex (RAOC) are primary resources for students, faculty and staff to rent or buy equipment to assist with and optimize their workouts. “Member services within Recreation and Well-Being is here to enhance any patrons experience, whether that’s scanning them into the building, … Continue reading Enhance your Rec Center experience with Member Services
A person’s ability to establish and maintain healthy relationships, as well as socialize and interact with others, is the basic concept of social well-being. The prime focus of achieving this dimension of well-being is creating positive relationships with family, friends, coworkers and classmates. Stephanie Willis, Wellness and Educational Outreach Coordinator at Oakland University Recreation and … Continue reading What is social well-being?
Oakland University Recreation and Well-being is providing a beacon of hope for thousands of women on campus who wish to improve their health through strength training. This new program known as the BarBelles is designed to help educate women on how to effectively and safely train with weights. Eileen McNally, the woman at the forefront of … Continue reading BarBelles – The Women who Lift
The days of bland water are over, thanks to the introduction of fruit and veggie infused water stations set up around campus. In the midst of temps reaching the mid-90s, making the thermometer sweat, it is too easy to become dehydrated. Thankfully Stephanie Willis, Wellness and Educational Outreach Coordinator for OU Rec Well, is making … Continue reading OU Rec Well’s H2O Stations are taking Campus by Storm
Rec Well is seeking Oakland University employees who want to take their running to the next level. We're offering two training programs geared towards the 5k and the 10k distances in preparation for the 8th annual HAP Brooksie Way race this Fall. As an outdoor runner, no one is more geared up for the summer season. If … Continue reading 2016 Brooksie Way Training Program
When Marie VanBuskirk coordinated the Emerging Recreation Leadership Panel, she was selective in the recruiting process. The goal was to find students who have demonstrated natural leadership skills and were willing to further their development as a young professional. Each participant was required to fill out a survey discussing their accomplishments, why they thought this … Continue reading OU Rec Student Employees Graduate from The Emerging Recreation Leadership Program
Increased confidence, mental strength, and feeling good in your own skin is what the Biggest Loser Program is achieving with each participant. All of our teams have worked extremely hard and have made huge gains in the way they approach a healthy lifestyle. The Biggest Loser is nearing the end and the trainers are confident … Continue reading Biggest Loser Success!