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What's Happening Now - February

What's Happening Now - February



Facility Events, Closures, and Adjusted Hours

Feb. 14: Join us for our inaugural Member Appreciation Day from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.! We will be showing our love for members with special activities such as: a free F45 class, push up contest, plank holding contest, crate stacking drop-in, and much more! We will be drawing for special prizes and giving away gifts throughout the day. Our Member Services, Fitness and Wellness, and Outdoor Recreation and Education teams will all be here to show their love for you! We would love to see you on that day so that we can show you how much we appreciate you!


Main Basketball Gym

Feb. 5: courts 4-5 are closed from 2:15-3:45 p.m. for a reservation.

Feb. 8: courts 2-5 are closed from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. for a reservation.

Feb. 22: courts 1-4 are closed from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for a reservation.

Feb. 24: courts 4-5 are closed from 2:15-3:45 p.m. for a reservation.

Feb. 26: courts 4-5 are closed from 2:15-3:45 p.m. for a reservation.

Feb. 28: courts 1-5 are closed from 9 p.m.-midnight for a reservation.

Feb. 29-Mar. 1: courts 1-5 are closed for a reservation.

Sundays-Thursdays: Closed from 6:30 p.m.-midnight for intramural sports programming.


Club Gym

Feb. 8: Closed from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for a reservation.

Sundays: Closed from 6:45 -9:15 p.m. for club sports programming.

Mondays and Wednesdays: Closed from 5:45-10:30 p.m. for club sports programming.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Closed from 7:45-9:30 a.m. for a reservation.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Closed from 4:45-9:15 p.m. for club sports programming.

Fridays: Closed from 4:15-6:45 p.m. for club sports programming.


McHugh Natatorium

Feb. 21: The women’s locker room will be closed from 2-4 p.m. for routine monthly maintenance. Access to lockers will still be permitted but toilets and showers will be inaccessible.

Feb. 21: Lanes 1-2 will be closed from 5-6:30 p.m. for a reservation. Lanes 3-8 will still be available for open swim.

Feb. 22: Lanes 1-2 and the dive well are closed from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. for a reservation. Lanes 3-8 will still be available for open swim.

Feb. 23: Lanes 1-2 and the dive well are closed from noon-6 p.m. for a reservation. Lanes 3-8 will still be available for open swim.

Feb. 29: Lanes 1-2 and the dive well are closed from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. for a reservation. Lanes 3-8 will still be available for open swim.


Are you interested in receiving important updates related to the pool? Please visit THIS LINK to opt-in to receiving future email communications specific to the natatorium.


Climbing Wall

Feb. 3: applications for climbing wall specialist positions opens.

Feb. 9-15: Climbing wall is closed for route resetting.

Feb. 14: Member Appreciation Day Crate stacking event from 3-5 p.m.

Feb. 15: Climbing Club Competition from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be no open rec. climbing.

Feb. 16: Normal climbing wall hours of operation resume.

Check out our special events taking place at the Climbing Wall this semester!

Belay Clinics

Climb Night Series: 7-10 p.m.


Feb. 16: noon-1 p.m.
Feb. 28: noon-1 p.m.
Mar. 30: 3-4 p.m.
Apr. 10: noon-1 p.m.

Feb. 7: Cupid Climb Night
Mar. 6: Top Rope Night
Apr. 3: Crate Stacking

Drop in participation is welcome for all climb nights!

To register ahead of time for one of our Belay clinics, please visit our online member portal HERE.


Upper Intramural Fields

Sundays-Fridays: Both upper intramural fields are closed from 5:45-10:15 p.m. for club sports programming.


American Red Cross Certification Courses

Register today for one of our spring certification courses!

CPR Review Course

CPR Full Course

Lifeguard Recertification Course

Lifeguard Full Course


Feb. 7

Mar. 6

Apr. 3

May 1

Feb. 8

Mar. 7

Apr. 4

May 2

Feb. 29

Mar. 14

Apr. 24

Feb. 21-23

Mar. 27-29

Apr. 17-19

May 15-17

  • All full certification courses utilize a blended learning format in which online learning modules must be completed prior to the first day of the course.
  • Participants must have a current lifeguard certification to enroll in a lifeguard review course.
  • Deadline to register for all courses is 5 p.m. the Sunday before the course is scheduled to begin.

Register for all certification courses online HERE or in person at the Fike Recreation center front desk.


*All courses are considered pending until appropriate enrollment numbers are reached. If a course is cancelled due to low registration or other unforeseen circumstances, participants will have the option to be moved to another scheduled course or issued a full refund.



Facility Events, Closures, and Adjusted Hours

Feb. 3: PT Pop-Up – free 30 minute training sessions (this pop-up is open to students only.)


Fit3D – Coming soon!

Clemson Campus Recreation will soon be offering Fit3D, a body scanning technology, as a part of our fitness assessment offerings. This technology allows you to get a full body scan that documents body measurements, completes a postural analysis, and provides a great way to track body composition changes over time! For more information please email Brooke Beidler at


Group Fitness

Check out our special class offerings this month!

Feb. 19 at 9 p.m.: Twerk, Trap, + Tone - Fike Recreation Center Lower Fitness Studio

Feb. 20 at 4 p.m.: Intro to Cycling - Douthit Hills Fitness Center Cycling Studio (students only)

Feb. 26: Twerk, Trap, + Tone - Douthit Hills Fitness Center (students only)


Did you know we have over 90 different group fitness classes each week? You can view the full schedule of classes online HERE.


Personal Training

Pop-Up Events: Each month be on the lookout for our Personal Training Pop-Up events! PT Pop-Ups will occur from 5-7 p.m. at either Fike Recreation Center or the Douthit Hills Fitness Center. The type of Pop-Up event will change each week.

Feb. 3: Free 30-minute Training Sessions at Douthit Hills Fitness Center. This drop in event will allow any Campus Recreation member to try a free 30 minute session with one of our Personal Trainers. Just come in athletic clothing prepared for a great workout! This pop-up is open to students only.

Feb. 13: Free Form Checks at Fike Recreation Center. This opportunity will allow you to have a certified Personal Trainer check and correct your form. Come in athletic clothing and look out for the staff members wearing black shirts with “Personal Trainer” on them.

Feb. 17: Informational Tabling at Fike Recreation Center. Speak in person with a certified personal trainer to learn more about getting your form checked, receiving a fitness orientation, participating in a fitness assessment, working with a personal trainer or joining a small group training program.

Feb. 27: Free Fit3D Fitness Assessments at Fike Recreation Center. This drop in event will allow any Campus Recreation member to receive a free Fit3D body screen. Assessments will occur on a first come, first serve basis.


Small Group Training

This spring we will be holding 3 different Small Group Training programs! Each program meets twice a week for 4 weeks and is limited to 4 participants. Take a look at our offerings and sign up on the small group training page HERE. For specific questions please email

FUNctional Training meets Mon. & Wed. from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 3-26: This small group training program focuses on the 7 functional movements: squat. lunge, push, pull, hinge, twist, and gait. These 7 movements make up every exercise in the books, so this program is ideal for anyone that would like to expand their knowledge of fitness OR for anyone that would like to ensure proper form on this vital movements. All levels welcome!

Women on Weights meets Tues. & Thurs. from 3-4 p.m. Feb. 4-27: This women-only small group training is geared towards those that would like to learn about or build upon their knowledge of strength training. This program is geared towards those that have little to no experience with weight training. It includes an orientation to equipment, lifts, and building your own workout. Not only will you gain strength and knowledge, but a supportive group to push you on your fitness journey.

Ready to Run meets Tues. & Thurs. from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Feb. 4-27: This small group training program focuses on building a structured running program. During this program you will build a plan based on your running goals in addition to improving your running form, pace, and endurance. No matter if your goal is to run one mile without walking, or to run a marathon, come work with one of certified personal trainers and be held accountable by the other members of this small group training program.


Wellness Programs

Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m.: Job Fair Self Care

Feb. 10 all day drop-in: Mantra Monday

Feb. 11 all day: Take a group fitness class to help take care of your body

Feb. 12 from 6-8 p.m.: Radiate Confidence

Feb. 13 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: 'Gal'entine's Day

Feb. 14 from 1-3 p.m.: Give Yourself a Valentine

Feb. 17 from noon-2 p.m.: Random Acts of Kindness

Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m.: Social Not Media

Feb. 26 from 6-8 p.m.: Balanced on a Budget


F45 Training

Due to the high demand of F45 memberships, we have suspended membership sales for the spring semester in order to best accommodate our current members. If you are interested in being placed on the waitlist for an F45 membership, please contact We will continue to monitor class size and availability and will notify those on the waitlist about membership opportunities if availability permits.


Feb. 14: Join us as we participate in member appreciation day! We will be hosting a free F45 class at 1:30 p.m. that is open to any current Campus Recreation member. F45 memberships are not required. This class will be filled on a first come-first serve basis, no need to register ahead of time but space is limited so be sure to arrive early!


NEW with F45!

We have added a new class time to our semester schedule! You can now join us for F45 at 9:30 a.m. Mon.-Fri. We hope to see you there!

Mar. 1: We’re taking F45 outside! On the first Sunday of the month we will host F45 Bootcamp classes outside on the sundeck at Fike Recreation Center.

Mar. 6: F45 Field Day - we will be pairing with the Fitness and Wellness Team for a day filled with fun competition!


Check out our Spring Semester Schedule!


A special CONGRATULATIONS to those who have joined the F45 Club since Jan. 1!

100 Club

200 Club

300 Club

Bridgett Hicks

Tracey Hare
Olivia Williams
Marjorie Campbell
Hallie Hardin

MaryJo Zappia Jeffries
Robert Osborne




Questions about intramural sports? Email for more information.

Questions about club sports? Email for more information.



Championship Fields

Open recreation at the Championship Fields is available around reservations and special events. The Championship Fields open recreation hours vary depending on weather conditions (no precipitation or lightning in the area) as well as sport programs reservations. The Championship Fields are not available for open recreation if the main gate is closed and a Campus Recreation staff member is not present at the field.

To view a list of open recreation hours for the Championship Fields click HERE.



The Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education Center is officially open for business! Come by during our normal hours of operation to see all that our Outdoor Recreation and Education program has to offer!

Feb. 7: the building will be closed all day for a reservation.

Feb. 22: the building will be closed all day for a reservation.



We have officially moved to our new home in the Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education Center, located at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Complex. Our rental center hours are as follows for the winter (Feb. 1-29):

Mon.-Fri: noon-4:30 p.m.

Sat.-Sun.: CLOSED


Find your next adventure this spring with one of our February CORE trips!

Looking to get outside and go on an adventure next semester? Our spring semester calendar is now available online. We have a bunch of different adventure trips that will be offered, including several big trips over spring break. Visit our online semester calendar for more information! We have trips for all ability levels, and we can provide everything you need to participate.

Feb. 9: Worley’s Caving

Feb. 16: Knot Tying Clinic

Feb. 23: Rainbow Falls Day Hike

Feb. 29: Intro to Fly Fishing


Spring Break Trips

We have some amazing trips going out this spring break. Space on these trips goes fast so sign up early to reserve your spot.

Mountain Biking in Fruita, CO

Backpacking and Rock Climbing in Utah

An Outdoor Leadership Immersion Trip in the Southeast (adventure, multiple certifications, and great memories)


Dominica Spring Break Service and Adventure Trip

Mar. 14-21: Join us this year as we travel to Dominica to continue with the rebuilding efforts associated with hurricane Maria in 2017 as well as explore the many adventure activities that make this the "Nature Island" of the Caribbean. Service work will include working on sustainable farm development in the village of Cochrane, sustainable energy projects, and work at the Orion Academy. The adventure activities will include a hike to 200-foot waterfalls in the island's interior, snorkeling tropical reefs and swimming through deep gorges to the hidden falls of Captain Jack Sparrow.

Visit our ONLINE MEMBER PORTAL to register. Email Robert Taylor ( for more information.