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Intramural Fields Undergoing Renovation – Summer 2013

The intramural sports fields, located at the corner of Sprigg and Bertling streets, are currently undergoing a face lift.  Crews are busy removing the sod in preparation of planting new grass.  Be sure to check back periodically for progress updates.

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SRC-North Flooring Project Update – Jan. 4

Work continues to progress on the Student Recreation Center-North flooring project. Crews have finished installing new flooring in the entry and lounge and have begun work on lower cardio and the ramp leading to the weight room.

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Project Updates – Jan. 2

Happy New Year from Recreation Services!  Over the holiday break, crews were busy replacing the floor in the weight room and repainting the Student Aquatic Center hallway.  Both areas have re-opened for activity.  The second phase of the flooring replacement project is currently underway in the entrance and lower cardio areas.  Self-powered cardio equipment has been relocated to the West Gym and is available for use.  Another project currently taking place is the addition of chilled water lines in the East Gym.  This project may have a minimal impact on activities within the East Gym.  We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your facilities.

Here are a few photos of the progress:

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Project Updates – Dec. 20

Work continues on the replacement of the weight room flooring at the SRC-North.  The old floor surface has been removed and crews are installing new M0ndo flooring.

Once the weight room flooring is complete, crews will move to the lower cardio and lobby areas.  This will cause some areas and equipment to be offline.

Painting crews are currently preparing the Student Aquatic Center hallway for a fresh coat of paint.  This work means Student Aquatic Center users will be re-directed through the northwest corner of the West Gym to enter the SAQ.  For those patrons with a locker in the Student Aquatic Center, please check with the Operation Center staff in order to gain access to your locker when the SAQ is closed.

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Weight Room Flooring Replacement

Due to the replacement of the flooring in some areas of the Student Recreation Center-North, portions of the weight room and lower cardio areas will be re-located or offline beginning Monday, Dec. 17.
Weight room flooring in the SRC-North is being replaced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During this time, no free weights will be available and a limited amount of selectorized weight equipment will be available in the lounge area.

Limited selectorized weights are available in the lounge area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Self-powered cardio equipment has been temporarily moved to the West Gym and is available for use.

Self-powered cardio equipment has been moved to the West Gym

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Softball Fields Undergoing Renovation

The softball fields located at the corner of Sprigg and Bertling streets are undergoing a much needed face lift.  A specially formulated dirt and sand mixture is being mixed in with the existing material to create a more playable surface for softball.  This new mix should allow for better drainage and more playability when rain occurs.

Special thanks to the staff in Facilities Management for their efforts in making this project happen!

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West Gym and Lap Pool to be Closed for Maintenance

Both the West Gym in the Student Recreation Center-North (Aug. 1-14) and the lap pool in the Student Aquatic Center (Aug. 1-5) will be closed for maintenance.  Access to the Student Aquatic Center will be through the East Gym.  During the lap pool closure, the leisure pool will be open 5:30-7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in addition to the normal hours of operation (4-7 p.m.).

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Parker Gym Renovation Nearing Completion

Renovations to the upper gymnasium in the Parker building are nearing completion with the recent installation of SportCourt flooring.  The new floor will provide a suitable surface for multiple activities including volleyball, roller  and floor hockey, and indoor soccer.  As you can see in the before and after photos below, this facility has come quite a long way since serving as the practice facility for the Southeast gymnastics team.

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Floor Refinishing at SRC-North

The floors in both multi-purpose rooms and group fitness studio are receiving a new coat of finish this week.  As a result, you may notice a strong odor within the Student Recreation Center-North.  Please use caution while exercising.

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Sustainability in action at SRC’s

You may have noticed some of the cardio equipment in both the SRC-North and SRC-South sporting a new sticker.  Over 50 machines in both facilities have been labeled as “self powered”.  These machines can be identified by the green leaf sticker as pictured below:

You can help us save energy by providing all the power!

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