Non-credit Instruction

Special Hours Notice:

The Department of Recreation & Wellness will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. This includes the Kaplan Center, Administrative Suite, Group Exercise Classes, and Outdoor Adventures.

Non-credit Instruction

The Department of Recreation & Wellness offers several non-credit instruction courses during the school year. These offerings provide opportunities for students, faculty/staff, and community members to obtain certifications that enhance their current skill sets.

American Red Cross


CPR and First Aid Instruction

This class includes First Aid, Adult CPR with AED, and Infant and Child CPR, taught in a blended learning format, portions of the course will be online through the American Red Cross and the last portion will be a hands on skills test in a classroom setting at the Kaplan Center.

If you’re taking a class that requires CPR certification, SIGN UP EARLY! Classes fill up quickly.

Lifeguard Class

Becoming an American Red Cross certified lifeguard is a great way to earn some extra money. Recreation & Wellness periodically offers a Lifeguarding Class open to both students and community members. Visit the Aquatics page for more information.

Sign up in-person at the Kaplan Center Administrative Suite.

After registering, participants are required to successfully complete the on-line portion of the class in order to attend the class for your assigned date. Full payment must be made at the time of sign-up.  We accept cash, checks and VISA or Mastercard.  All fees are subject to change.

2016-2017 American Red Cross Classes
Class Date Registration Deadline Time Location Cost
First Aid, CPR, AED Dec 7, 2016 Dec 5, 2016 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Feb 1, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Mar 6, 2017 Mar 2, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Apr 3, 2017 March 30, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED May 1, 2017 April 27, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00

Group Fitness Instructional Programs


Work your mind and your body! Instructional programs are special activities that teach you a skill, specialized training or even a certification. Want to bring a program to your group? Residence Hall? Organization? We are able to provide custom programming from Yoga to Nutrition workshops.

Learn More About Instructional Programs

Wilderness Medicine Courses


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Wilderness First Aid

UNC Greensboro Outdoor Adventures is sponsoring a Wilderness First Aid Course March 25th – 26th, 2017 and will be held at our Piney Lake site. The course will be conducted by Landmark Learning. This 16-hour course is designed to prepare you for the unexpected. It will introudce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. The course is taught by seasoned instructors. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in an outdoor setter regardless of weather conditions.

To learn more please visit the Landmark Learning web site www.landmarklearning.edu.

Contact Outdoor Adventures at uncg_oa@uncg.edu or 336.334.5931.