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Over the next three years, the REC will replace the floors of the three other courts. Once completed, it will mark the first time since the REC’s opening that the courts were replaced.

REC brings Pennington basketball court renovations

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Over the winter break, the REC began its first phase of renovations and repairs to the basketball courts. Currently, the floor of court one is being replaced. Over the next three years, the REC will...

The Pennington has implemented a registration system via IMLeagues to reduce capacity during peak hours.

Pennington implements online reservation system

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter September 16, 2020

In an effort to reduce capacity during its peak hours, the Pennington Student Activity Center has implemented a reservation system in compliance with current CDC guidelines and state restrictions. Members...

Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Brynn Lundy , Staff Reporter December 11, 2019

A health insurance company is partnering with Catapult Health to provide cost-free preventive care check ups for employees who are enrolled in the coverage. The university’s Human Resources Office...

Cameron Wood, a sophomore business administration major, helps two kindergartners with their homework. This contributes to the goals of the “Rec Kids After School Program.”

Creating an engaging environment for kids

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter February 27, 2019

After-school programs offer a convenient, helpful and engaging setting for children. Recreational Sports and Wellness organizes the “REC Kids After School Program” for kids from 5-13 years old....

A racket, a serve and over a century of history

Zachary Araki , Assistant Editor February 13, 2019

Intramural sports may promote physical activity and student engagement on college campuses, but their introduction also carries on the history of sports like badminton. The sport originates from battledore...

Health center promotes a fitness program

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter February 6, 2019

After two years of success with "Lighten Up Lions," the University Health Center is partnering with the Pennington Student Activity Center to sponsor the weight-loss program for a third year. Beginning...

Different athletic facilities at the university are maintained by the Physical Plant Services. Above, the Pat Kennely Diamond at Alumni Field is an example of these athletic facilities.

The cost of maintenance

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 16, 2018

Fans and players may see the bright lights, clean stands and waxed floors at athletic facilities but not the necessary maintenance crew.  Keeping athletic facilities in tip-top shape requires maintenance...

Students can sign up for a fitness program next semester with the rec center. The dates for next semester are currently being decided.

Ready to work out?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter September 14, 2018

The Pennington Student Activity Center is hosting a fitness program for students who are determined to shed the extra pounds this semester. “Lighten Up Lions” allows students to dictate specific health...

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