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Instructional Courses

Campus Rec offers a variety of non-credit instructional courses for its members that provide certification.
CURRENT COURSE LIST 

SAFETY 

Standard First Aid  

Course Dates : 4/11, 5/9, 6/13
Course Time : 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
Rec Center Member Fee : $40
Course not offered to Non-members

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer 
and Healthcare Provider

Course Dates : 4/12, 5/10, 6/14
Course Time : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rec Center Member Fee : $52
Course not offered to Non-members

OUTDOOR PROGRAM

Intro to Rock Climbing

Course Dates : 4/10, 4/17, & 4/20

Course Time : Th | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Sun | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Rec Center Member Fee : $75
Non-member Fee : $150

 

Intro to Mountaineering

Course Dates : 5/6, 5/8, 5/10, & 5/11

Course Time : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rec Center Member Fee : $100
Non-member Fee : $150

 

AQUATICS

Lifeguard Challenge

Course Dates : 4/5

Course Time : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Rec Center Member Fee : $50
Non-member Fee : $75


FITNESS

WITS Personal Training Class

Course Dates :  Saturdays 4/5 - 5/31
Course Time : 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rec Center Member Fee : $425
Non-member Fee : $725 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider

This course is designed for the rescuer who has a duty to respond. Includes recognizing and caring for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children: two-rescuer CPR; use of resuscitation mask, bag valve mask and Automated External Defibrillator.  

 

Course Dates : 4/12, 5/10, or 6/14
Course Time : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rec Center Member Fee : $52
Course not offered to Non-members

 

Registration deadline(s)

Course 4/12 : Deadline 4/9 at 12:00 pm

Course 5/10 : Deadline 5/7 at 12:00 pm

Course 6/14 : Deadline 6/11 at 12:00 pm 

This course is taught according to the American Red Cross standards and participants will receive American Red Cross certification cards. AED certifications are valid for 2 years. CPR certifications are valid for 2 years (except CPR for Lifeguards). 

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Standard First Aid

This course teaches the skills of First Aid and Accident Prevention. Learn how to recognize and respond to injury or sudden illness, control bleeding, care for muscle, bone, and joint injuries as well as treatment for burns.

 

Course Dates : 4/11, 5/9, 6/13
Course Time : 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rec Center Member Fee : $40
Course not offered to Non-members


Registration deadline(s):

Course 4/11 : Deadline 4/8 at 12:00 pm

Course 5/9 : Deadline 5/6 at 12:00 pm

Course 6/13 : Deadline 6/13 at 12:00 pm 

 

This course is taught according to the American Red Cross standards and participants will receive American Red Cross certification cards. First Aid certifications are valid for 2 years.

Intro to Rock Climbing
This is an introductory rock climbing course focused on basic movement and technique. Throughout this seminar, instructors will focus on refining techniques, increasing endurance, and increasing efficiency of movement. All skill and fitness levels will benefit from this foundational course. Students will also learn the basics of bouldering and top rope climbing as well as belaying. The Thursday evening sessions will be spent in the Climbing Center located on the 3rd floor of the Academic and Student Rec Center (ASRC); Sunday will be spent at a local outdoor climbing crag applying the skills learned in the evening classroom sessions.

 

Course Dates : 4/10, 4/17, & 4/20

Course Time : Th | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Sun | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Rec Center Member Fee : $75
Non-member Fee : $150

Registration Deadline : 4/10 at 6:00 pm

Intro to Mountaineering
This seminar will focus on both the theoretical and practical side of mountaineering, with the objective to prepare you to become a member of a rope team on alpine ascents. You will learn about using crampons and ice axes, rope team travel, self and team arrest, and crevasse rescue. The seminar consists of two classroom sessions on campus and one overnight field session that will take place on Mt. Hood. The field session will be physically demanding: you will be carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in below freezing temperatures. A good level of physical fitness is needed.

 

Course Dates : 5/6, 5/8, 5/10, & 5/11

Course Time : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rec Center Member Fee : $100
Non-member Fee : $150

 

Registration Deadline : 5/6 at 5:30 pm

Lifeguard Challenge
This course is designed to recertify participants in the American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR-PR and FA material. You must have already been a certified American Red Cross lifeguard in order to take the challenge course.  
 Course Dates : 4/5
 Course Time : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Rec Center Member Fee : $50
 Non-member Fee : $75 
 Registration Deadline : 4/4 at 5:00 pm
WITS Personal Trainer Class

This course will cover theoretical and hands-on practical material to prepare you to become a certified personal trainer.  Topics include: anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, health screening, fitness assessment, program planning and progression, injury prevention, special populations, and much more.  Certification exam fee is INCLUDED but cost of book is extra.

 

Course Dates : Saturdays 4/5 - 5/31
Course Time : 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rec Center Member Fee : $425
Non-member Fee : $725 


Registration Deadline : 4/12

Contact Erin Bransford for more information.