July Newsletter Mason Recreation Virtual Fitness, Esports, Teambuilding, and more!

Member Update #2 Hey Patriots! Please visit our website for our latest update regarding our Safe Return to Rec plan. Click here for more.

Email Alerts - Stay Up-To-Date!

We have an Email Alert System that we use to communicate changes to facility hours and operations. To receive these emails, please use this link to sign up.

Return to Rec Facility Survey

Help us prepare for Fall and the reopening of our facilities! We will use survey responses to understand the needs and concerns of our Mason community. Responses are anonymous and reported only in aggregate. This survey is closing on July 13th.

Mason's Safe Return to Campus Plan for more information on the University's action plan, please visit their website


Virtual Fitness Classes Classes continue with our most popular Live streaming options - available on both our Facebook and Instagram channels. Full schedule available here!
Don't forget to Burnalong with Mason! Our facilities may be closed, but you can still keep your health and fitness goals during this time! Burnalong gives you access to virtual classes when/where ever you like. Workouts range from 3 - 60+ minutes, and include mindfulness, cardio, strength training, yoga, Pilates and more! Learn more about Burnalong here!
Workout Routines To Try On Your Own! All of the workout routines linked below were made by members of our Fitness team, Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors alike! Click here to see more!


The EDGE will soon be offering virtual team building programs! Engage with your group in a series of exciting team development challenges led by our expert facilitators. Interested in booking a program? Contact Cathy Holt at edge@gmu.edu.

Outdoor Adventures

Virtually Tour National Parks!  From virtual tours and webcams to educational activities for young park enthusiasts and games for everyone – there are countless ways to enjoy our Nation parks at home. It is important to stay home right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the history, landscapes, and stories of the national parks to you. Read more here and get ready for an adventure!

Intramural Sports

Coming Soon: Intramural sports is teaming up with the Student Centers for a second Esports tournament! Stay up-to-date with news of the tournament by following @GeorgeMasonRec on Social Media and check out our website for updates!

Welcome to our newest team Members!

Carissa Smith is our newest Coordinator for Competitive Sports, Camps and Special Events. Read her bio here!
Aaron Elder is our Summer Intramural Sports Intern. Born and raised in the DC area, he obtained his B.S. in Recreation Administration from North Carolina Central University, and is pursuing a degree in Campus Recreation Leadership.
Mia McQueen is our Summer Marketing Intern. A Maryland native, she is currently a senior at Mason, majoring in Sports Management, Event Marketing.

Well-Being Corner

Spend time with loved ones – Summer is a great time to go see friends and family. Under our special circumstances, this can be difficult to do – get creative! Go on a hike with family or friends, maintaining social distancing guidelines and bring a mask. This will allow you to see your loved ones while being safe!

Meet the newest members of our Recreation Family

Luke Alexander Demus Becky Demus (Assistant Director of Fitness) and her husband welcomed their son on June 1st, 2020.
Wren Frances Knotts Murphy Ryan Murphy (Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventures) and his Wife welcomed their baby girl on April 9th, 2020.

Wishing our Patriot Family a Safe and Sunny Summer!

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