Summer Fitness Initiatives Kick off at GSC
Tue May 22, 2018

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2018

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New equipment in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Fitness Center

Glenville, WV - This summer Glenville State College wants to encourage a healthy community by opening its fitness facilities and swimming pool to the public! Three locations are available for use: the Fitness Center located in the Mollohan Campus Community Center, GSC's Pool, and the Lilly Gymnasium.

The Mollohan Fitness Center offers new Precor cardio machines as well as a variety of toning equipment. It is open Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Yoga classes are scheduled from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Mondays.

GSC Pool Aquatics and Recreation Director Kathy Gilbert stands in the empty deep end of GSC's pool when it was drained and cleaned earlier this year

The GSC pool is located in the Health and Physical Education Building on the main campus. Summer hours are Mondays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The pool will be open to the public special hours on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Swimming Lessons start Tuesday, June 5. Brochures can be found at the pool, Mollohan Fitness Center, or at the Cashiers Office in Louis Bennett Hall. Click here to download a Swimming Lessons brochure. Lessons are available Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Kids ages 8 through 15 are invited to a Glow Swim on Friday, May 25, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Entry is $3 to cover the cost of glow necklaces and supplies. This activity is planned to give students a way to celebrate the last day of school! Two camps are slated for July including the Junior Lifeguard Camp and Sports and Swim Camp.

The following aquatic fitness classes are also available at GSC's pool: Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. is Water Aerobics, Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. is Aqua Arthritis followed by Deep Water at 4:15 p.m., and Fridays at 6:00 p.m. is Aqua Yoga. Exercise in the water has proven health benefits and is enjoyable for all ages, so why not give it a try this summer?

Lilly Gymnasium Lilly Gymnasium

The Lilly Gymnasium is located in the Physical Education Building. It is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for fitness walking and Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; an attendant will be on hand in the gym with basketballs for use by guests.

A Summer Wellness Open House will be held Saturday, June 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Equipment demonstrations will be available in the Mollohan Fitness Center. Activities at the pool include swim level assessment, noodle relays, practice saves, and a kayak clinic. GSC's President Dr. Tracy Pellett is providing a free picnic lunch to conclude the day's events. Please mark your calendar to attend this fun day of fitness!

There is a day rate of $3 to enter any of the three facilities and/or attend fitness classes. Memberships are also available for a monthly fee. GSC encourages local graduates and retirees to return to their alma mater by offering them a special membership. For more information stop by the Mollohan Fitness Center, email Kathy Gilbert at Kathy.Gilbert@glenville.edu, or call (304) 462-6441. Visit GSC's website for additional details.

 

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