Physical Activity Program
Classes include the following
- Cardio Fitness
This course is designed to enhance overall health and fitness by increasing cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and improve body composition. Students are encouraged to refrain from a sedentary lifestyle. Activities include walking, indoor cycling, indoor rowing, and other aerobic activities.
- Disc Golf
This course introduces the fundamentals of disc golf. Emphasis is placed on basic throwing techniques, putting, distance driving, scoring, and single and doubles play. Tournament and match play formats will also be introduced. NOTE: Basic equipment will be provided; however, students will be required to purchase specialty discs and carrying bag. Students must provide their own transportation to the Stephenville City Park.
- Fitness Walking
This course is designed to reduce sedentary lifestyles and enhance overall health and fitness by increasing cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and improve body composition.
This course is designed to provide instruction in the basic skills of golf; putting, chipping, pitching, and full swing. An additional fee is require for facility rental and equipment use. Students must provide their own transportation to Legends Golf Course and Driving Range.
- Racquet Sports
This course provide students with an opportunity to experience and learn a wide variety of racquet sports such as: racquetball, badminton, pickleball, speedminton, and others. The course is designed to teach the basic rules, regulations and skills of each racquet sport.
- Rock Climbing
This course introduces students to top-rope rock climbing and bouldering techniques in both an indoor and outdoor environment. Topics include equipment, knots, belaying, rappelling, anchor systems, and a range of climbing techniques. Risk assessment and safety techniques are thoroughly addressed throughout the course.
- Scuba Diving
This course teaches the PADI Open Water Diver scuba curriculum through a combination of classroom and water instruction. Students pay a fee directly to a PADI certified instructor for scuba equipment rental, air fills, text book, and ancillary materials. Students provide their own headgear and footgear. Basic swimming skills are required. Upon successful completion of this course, students have up to one year to achieve certification by independently completing their final lake dives through a certified PADI instructor.
- Advanced Scuba Diving
This course teaches the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver scuba curriculum through a combination of classroom and water instruction. Students pay a fee directly to a PADI certified instructor for scuba equipment rental, air fills, text book, and ancillary materials. Students provide their own headgear and footgear. Basic swimming skills are required. Prerequisite: PADI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent from an accredited scuba training organization.
- Strength Bootcamp
This course is designed to promote the overall health and wellness benefits of strength training by incorporating High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in a motivating boot camp setting. Traditional calisthenics, body weight exercise. speed work, agility drills, power development, reaction time, and balance workout will be designed to address and improved: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.
- Weight Training
This course is designed to teach the beginning weight training student the various types and benefits of strength training.
Yoga I: This course explores the asnas (poses) and vinyasa (flow) of yoga intended to target physical postures, breathing, relaxation, and mental concentration.
Yoga II: Intermediate level course that continues the exploration of mind and body through asana (poses). This course introduces more detailed aspects of the discipline of yoga. Topics include breathing and physical postures, relaxation, and mental concentration. The goal is to improve yoga practice and to develop an overall deeper understanding of yoga methodology through advanced postures, breathing techniques and relaxation practices.