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Route-Setters Needed!

Principal Functions To strip and set roped routes and boulder problems (5.5 – 5.13 and VB – V10). To maintain climbing wall safety and function through regular inspection and repair.   Responsibilities To maintain appropriate route distribution. To forerun, give and receive constructive feedback, and make appropriate adjustments and changes to routes. Hold washing. Facility maintenance. To be available for special events such as competitions, promotional affairs, etc. To

Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee

On Saturday, August 23, UTC Outdoors will have a whitewater rafting trip on the Ocoee to begin the Fall semester.  The trip begins at 10 a.m. and will last most of the day. Those interested must sign up in the UTC Outdoors office on the bottom floor of the ARC. The cost of the trip is a non-refundable $45, payable only by cash or check.

Back-to-School Club Sport Expo

On Monday, August 18th, from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M., there will be the “Club Sport Expo” at Heritage Plaza (also known as the center of campus, between the University Center, Grote Hall, Lupton Library and Brock Hall).  For new or returning students interested in joining clubs or gaining extracurricular activities, this event is helpful.

UTC’s Famous 100-Foot Banana Split

The same day as the paintball tournament, Campus Recreation will hold its yearly “Famous 100-Foot Long Banana Split” on Saturday, August 16th at 6 P.M.  As well, all students are invited to join, especially new students.  The banana split will be on the Aquatic Recreation Center’s (ARC’s) east lawn, between the ARC and parking garage. There will also be a pool party in the ARC’s pool to follow the

UTC Welcome Week-Paintball Tournament

Campus Recreation will be showcasing a few specific events during UTC’s Welcome Week, one of which is a paintball tournament held in the Intramural Fields on Saturday, August 16th at 1 P.M. The tournament is free for students.  Bring clothes that can be spattered with paint.

UTC Outdoors Trips

UTC Outdoors is sponsoring a few trips in July: Batcave Canoeing at Nickajack Lake, beginner-level kayaking on the Hiwassee and stand-up paddleboarding every Wednesday night this month and next (except for July 2).  All trips are free with a refundable $20 check deposit that will be returned the day of the event.  ARC members must sign up in the UTC Outdoors office, located on the bottom floor of the

UTC Aquatics Announcements

UTC Aquatics is offering aqua fit classes to all ARC members this summer as well as swim lessons to members and guests!   -Aqua Fit Aqua Fit is a low-stress workout in water to high-energy music that helps improve strength, cardiovascular health, endurance and flexibility.  As well, it is great for injury rehabilitation.  UTC Aquatics offers Aqua Fit classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 6:30 through Friday, August

Summer Shutdown/Redone Basketball Courts

Due to renovations to the ARC’s basketball courts and other general maintenance and cleaning, the ARC will be closed the week of June 28th through July 6th.  In addition, the courts will be closed the previous week, June 21st through the 28th. While the ARC is closed the week of July 4th, Maclellan Gym will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. except on Friday, July the 4th. UTC

Tri-Training Class

ARC Fitness will be offering an 8-week triathlon-geared training course to all ARC members, beginning on June 9th.  The program will prepare people mentally and physically for competing in the Sportsbarn Sprint 2014 on August 10th.   The Sportsbarn Sprint is an annual “sprint” triathlon consisting of a 0.25-mile swimming course in Lake Chickamauga, 8.2 miles of “flat and fast” biking and a 2-mile run.   The triathlon hosted