Mason Recreation: April Newsletter Finish the semester strong, Patriots!

Giving Day is This Week!

Giving Day is coming up on April 8th! Your donations directly support students that work for and enjoy our programming! Support us here.


Try our Custom 4-Week Training Plan

This plan includes a detailed workout plan that focuses on your goals and uses only the equipment that you have available. Your trainer will cater to your goals and your schedule! Find out more on our website.

Outdoor Fitness & Yoga

We're partnering with Murals at Mason to bring you these outdoor fitness events! Yoga featuring Arcadia's music made by the sounds plants in their greenhouse installation. Zumba classes will be held outside with a great view of Mason's unique campus murals! Sign up and find out more on Mason360.


Pitch in on the Piedmont

Come help us maintain the Piedmont Trail on the SciTech campus! We'll be out there on April 16th from 11:00am - 2:00pm, and we'll even provide lunch! Sign up on Mason360.


Swim Lessons are Back!

Comfort in the water is necessary to enjoy all of life's aquatic opportunities! Our swim lessons are great for first time swimmers or people who want to improve on existing skills! Check out our website for more information.


Let's Eat Healthy

Every 2 weeks we introduce a new food or ingredient for you to mix into your diet! Find our entire archive from this series on our website.

Outdoor Adventures

Let's go Birding!

Come with us on an aventure to see some of Virginia local birds, new and familiar! Find out more about the event on our website. Email outdoor@gmu.edu to sign up.

Competitive Sports

Outdoor Pickleball

We're bringing pickleball to the outdoor courts! Sign up to join us on April 25th at the Tennis Complex on West Campus for a spring pickleball tournament. Register on IMLeagues starting April 6th.

Table Tennis Tournament

Let's find out who's the best table tennis player on campus! Sign up on IMLeagues for your chance to earn that title, have some fun, and win some Beats earphones. Register here!

Meet our March Employees of the Month

Top (Left to Right): Nate Hacker, Tyler Jones, Arun So, Rachel Gentry

Bottom (L to R): Aspen Bataille, Morgan White, Venkat Kalyan Reddy Yasa

Suggestion Box

Suggestions? Questions? Concerns? Drop them here! View responses on our website, here.

Fitness Tip

Looking for core strength? Include lower back, mid back, and side exercises to ensure that you are working all of your core!

Facility Feature

Good news: we are now accepting reservations in our courts for basketball and pickle ball!

Well-Being Corner

Events from CWB

Take a well-being break to enjoy Mason's Arcadia greenhouse installation.

Join us for Mindful Mason Moments on Thursday's for mindfulness practices that make use of Arcadia.

The RAC will be closed on April 17th for a Mason Rec Hiring Event.

Sign Up for a Safety Course

Our safety courses are open to the community again! Sign up to earn a certification.

Lifeguard Hiring Event

We are hosting a hiring event for lifeguards from 4/16-4/18! Sign up here.

April Fitness Challenge

How far can you bike in 15 minutes? Take a photo of the stationary bike distance or however you track your rides. Email your results to rdemus@gmu.edu. The winner of the challenge wins a prize!


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