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Mason Recreation: January Newsletter Welcome to 2021, Patriots!

Updated Facility Hours: Don't forget to watch our website for changes in facility hours as we near the start of the semester.

Fitness

Group Fitness is BACK!

Classes are available for registration, so sign up now. Click here to check out the schedule.

The EDGE

Build Your Team with the EDGE

Did you know that organizations that collaborate more tend to have more trust in each other, leading to more success? Book an EDGE program today and get working on your org's collaboration!

Aquatics

Dive into 2021!

Swimming is a great way to shake up your fitness regiment. And we still have plenty of opportunity for you to get in the pool! Lane reservations are still required, so sign up today to save space.

Well-Being

Let's Eat Healthy Series

This week's featured ingredient is avocado. Visit our “Let’s Eat Healthy” webpage for recipes, fun facts, an informational video, & more!

Leading Through Reading

Join our weekly book discussion for a fun and engaging conversation about the book of the month! Find out more here! Our next book is, Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time.

Patriots Focused on Well-Being

Mason’s Voices of Well-being brings new well-being ideas to you! Read about what well-being practices are being used by your fellow Patriots. Have a story to tell? Email zraval@gmu.edu.

Outdoor Adventures

New Year, New Adventures

Planning some trips this spring? Let our Outdoor Adventures team get you set up with all of the gear you might need! Check our website for pricing and availability for all of our rental equipment. And don't forget to tag us in pictures from your trips!

Competitive Sports

Club Sports Recruitment Fair

Join us on Feb. 2nd from 6:30-8:00p to learn how to become involved with one of Mason's Club Sports teams. Come for information about the Club Sports program, FAQs, and information about specific teams.

Spring Intramural Sports!

Our intramural sports staff is pulling together ideas to safely host more IM sports events this spring! Look for a mix of in-person and virtual options as the schedule gets finalized, for wherever you'll be this semester.

Meet our December Employees of the Month

Top (Left to Right): Abby Rogers, Joy Ford, Triss Yap, Navin De Silva

Bottom (L to R): Matt Hanks, Nidhie Shetty

Fall Employees of the Semester

Top (Left to Right): Abby Rogers, Sarah Sunder, Jason Alino, Jordan Kinder

Bottom (L to R): Jenna Davidson, Analisse L’Etoile, Ann Hoang, Rachel Gentry

Fitness Tip

Working out at home without weights? Use inclined surfaces for tricep dips, modified push-ups or planks, lunges, and step-ups

Facility Feature

You're already picking up a spray bottle and towel. Don't forget to clean your equipment before and after use.

Well-Being Corner

Managing Stress through Compassion

Managing stress is easier when practicing compassion. It helps your immune system, motivation, happiness.

Be mindful that everyone has their own struggle.

Be kind to ourselves – and each other – by not being afraid to ask for and receive help.

For more tips on well-being, visit Mason's Center for Well-Being

Graduate Assistant Openings

Interested in pursuing a career in Campus Recreation?

Mason Recreation has 3 graduate assistant positions opening up for the 2021/22 academic year in Aquatics, Well-Being, and OA/The EDGE.

Click here for more information.

Join Our Team!

We're hiring Fitness Attendants, Personal, Trainers, Lifeguards, and Intramural Sports Officials for the upcoming spring semester. Apply here.