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UNH Employee Fitness Program

The UNH Employee Fitness Program (EFP) is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size.  A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available.  Graduate and Undergraduate Exercise Science students are actively engaged in this program under the guidance of a faculty member.  All EFP participants undergo extensive testing that culminates in an exercise prescription followed by personal training.  Recruitment for this Program is during the Fa

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is an exercise program for patients diagnosed with cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is for anyone who has suffered a cardiovascular event (heart attack, stroke, angina, etc.) or undergone a cardiovascular procedure (stent, bypass surgery, valve repair/replacement, etc.) who wishes to improve overall health and well-being. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals.

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Water Fitness Classes

Water fitness class is a group fitness class in shallow or deep water, offering less impact for the same intensity as a land-based group fitness class. This class is set to music and starts with a warm up, moving into the workout segment, cooling down, and finishing with stretches. This class is free to students and members of the Hamel Recreation Center and Pool Pass Holders. All others must pay a fee of $7 per class, cash only.

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All water fitness classes are at the Swasey Indoor Pool, which is located in the Field House.  

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UNH Homecoming Race

The UNH Homecoming 5K Road Race is scheduled for October 12, 2013. The entry fee is $15 when registering by October 9, and increases to $18 on race day. First 300 registered receive race t-shirt. Open to the public.

How To Access:

Registration is online for the 5K road race. For additional questions, please call Campus Recreation 862-2031.

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Masters Swim Team

Masters Swim Team is a national organization that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics, and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. The team practices on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7pm and Fridays from 6-7am. Drop in practices are $7 each or academic memberships are available from $50-150.

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Passes may be purchased at the Hamel Recreation front desk. For additional questions, please call 862-0845 or erika.cooper@unh.edu.

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American Red Cross Swim Classes

Swimming lessons are available throughout the year for a fee, for both children and adults.

How To Access:

Registration is online for group and private swim lessons. For additional questions please contact Erika Cooper at (603) 862-0845 or erika.cooper@unh.edu.

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American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard, and AED.

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American Red Cross CPR / First Aid Classes

American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes are open to the public and fee based. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care subscribers can use their health education reimbursement benefit to pay for the classes.

How To Access:

To register for a specific class, visit the Campus Recreation website, click on which specific class you would like to take, and then register online.

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Nutrition Facebook Page

Providing nutrition education and guidance on navigating the dining halls at the University of New Hampshire and managing nutrition wellness overall.

How to Access:

See sample smart eating meal combo photo ideas, watch brief nutrition topic videos, read on trending topics.

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Food Safety

Find food safety udlines and answers to your questions on a variety of topics from emergencies to holiday food safety and learn how to safety preserve fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Visit website to learn more, or contact your local Cooperative Extension office.

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