Free Finals Week Climbing
December 15-19, Minneapolis Outdoor Center Climbing at the Minneapolis Outdoor Center is free for current U of M students and staff from Monday through Friday, December 15-19. The staff provides all of the necessary equipment; however, a participant agreement must be completed prior to climbing. For more information about the Outdoor Center's climbing program, visit the Climbing page. Bouldering in St. Paul is also available, there is no fee associated with this activity.
Free Finals Week Group Fitness Classes
All classes are free from December 15-19, 2014 Take a break from studying and get your body moving during finals week! All Group Fitness classes will be free from December 15-19. There will be no classes on December 20-21. View class schedules below. Minneapolis Exam Week Schedule: Web / PDF St. Paul Exam Week Schedule: Web / PDF New This Semester: Stress Busters! Stress Busters is a class offered through the Center for Spirituality and Healing that focuses on refreshing and recharge yourself with an informal hour of meditation and light stretching. Their experienced instructors will guide you through exercises that will leave you feeling physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually rejuvenated. Afterward, you will enter a state of calm, mindful awareness with greater resilience. Classes will take place in Minneapolis on Monday (Multipurpose Room 6) and Wednesday (Multipurpose Room 7).
Winter Break Reduced Facility Hours and Closures
All Recreation and Wellness facilities will be closed from December 25-26 as well as January 1, 2, and 19. During Winter Break, Recreation and Wellness facilities will be open for limited hours on non-university holiday dates. In addition to regularly scheduled closures, the St. Paul Gymnasium will also be closed from January 5-9, 2015 for required facility maintenance (the Minneapolis Recreation and Wellness Center will remain open during these dates). Please view the complete listing of reduced Winter Break facility hours below or on the Facilities page. December 20, 2014 - January 19, 2015 Note: All facilities will close at 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 24, and will be closed on December 25-26 and January 1, 2, and 19. The St. Paul Gym will be closed for annual maintenance from January 5-9. Winter Break Facility Hours Monday-Friday 5:45am-8:00pm Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm Sunday Noon-5:00pm *From January 5-9, the St. Paul Gym's membership office will remain open for business from 7:00am-4:30pm. The department wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season! Sincerely, Recreation and Wellness Staff
Renew Your Semester Locker
Dear Semester Locker Holder, This is a reminder that Fall 2014 semester locker renewals will take place from Monday, December 1 through Friday, January 2 at 12:00pm (noon). If you currently hold a Semester Locker Membership, please either renew or clear out your locker during this time. If your locker has not been renewed or cleared out by Friday, January 2 at 12:00pm (noon), your belongings will be removed and stored for 10 business days. Items that are removed may be reclaimed for $5.00. Please note that lockers cannot be renewed via email or over the phone. If you have any questions regarding locker renewals at the University Recreation and Wellness Center, please contact the Facilities Coordinator at 612-626-9621. If you have any questions regarding locker renewals at the St. Paul Gymnasium, please contact the Assistant Director for the St. Paul Facilities at 612-625-2233. Thanks in advance for your cooperation. University Recreation and Wellness Staff