Campus Recreation

2016: New Beginnings

Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 by Dan Bayer under Employment, Fitness, Intramural Sports. Tags: , ,

Officials TrainingThe Department of Campus Recreation trained a new class of student officials last week to referee club and intramural sports. “You keep coming back and you get better at it,” said returning student referee Sheridan Whiting. The big challenge, Continue Reading

Through the lens…

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Dan Bayer under Campus Rec, Fitness, Involvement. Tags: ,

basketball photoIt’s strange that I became a sports photographer. I’ve never been much of a fan; music has always been more my thing. But seeing the action through the camera lens is different from watching it online or on the TV. After I graduated from photography school in 2008 I landed a job as a high school sports photographer for a yearbook company, covering schools in a three-county area. From the first football game on a muggy late August night to the last bat crack of the final baseball game in the spring, I photographed all the programs at each school. Continue Reading

What club sports has meant to me.

Posted on Friday, November 6th, 2015 by Tim Adesanya under Club Sports, Involvement. Tags: , ,

I am Timothy Adesanya. I’m a sophomore at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. I play one sport in particular, soccer and I love it so much. The only part I disagree with our soccer rules is that we are not allowed to tackle a player to the ground. If that was possible, soccer would be so much more fun. But oh well, I still love the sport. Soccer is also one of the club sports offered by UNCG Campus Recreation. Amongst other sports like Basketball, Bass Fishing, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Rock Climbing, Running, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, and Volleyball.

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Becoming a Personal Trainer

Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Erik Unger under Employment, Fitness. Tags: , ,

Start with your feet shoulder width apart, feet pointing forwards. Keeping your weight on your heels, bend at the knees while keeping your chest up. When thinking about keeping your chest up, think about wanting to make sure that everyone in the gym can read your t-shirt. Be sure to focus on your breathing, inhaling during the down portion of the squat, exhaling on the way up. Ok, now it’s time for you to try squatting.

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Working at Campus Rec

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Monique Jones under Employment, Involvement. Tags: , ,

When I applied for a job here, I was looking for a position that would build my experience in the field of health and fitness. I quickly realized that working for Campus Rec is so much more Continue Reading

En garde! Ready! Fence!

Posted on Friday, September 25th, 2015 by Katheryn Byrnes under Club Sports, Involvement. Tags: ,

There are many sports on campus that you can choose from. There are intramural sports, club sports, and we have division one sports that you can join as well. Most of the students who do sports either do intramural or club sports and there are multiple options that you are able to choose from. Today I am going to be writing about a sport that I only saw in movies Continue Reading

Putting on the Stripes

Posted on Friday, September 18th, 2015 by Maili Williamson under Employment, Intramural Sports. Tags: , ,

Intramural Sports provides us students with the opportunity to play sports, have fun, be active and helps to keep up your competitive edge. They offers leagues for the students that are run by students, meaning that we need officials to help control, maintain and regulate the games. Continue Reading