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.

How To Access:

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

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.

How To Access:

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

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.

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.

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.

How to Access:

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

UNH Slow Food

Slow Food at the University of New Hampshire is a collective effort to educate students, faculty, and the local Durham community about the production, consumption, and enjoyment of foods that are Good to the senses, Clean for the environment, and sold through Fair practices that support local economies. This student-lead group has also joined on with the the national Real Food Challenge and their Get REal! Campaign.

NH Farm to School Program

NH Farm to School (NHFTS) is a statewide program working to connect NH farms and schools. Farm to school connections enable schools to serve healthy, locally grown foods in their cafeterias, integrate farms, food, and nutrition into their curriculum, and explore food and agriculture-based learning opportunities. 

How To Access:

To learn more about NH Farm to School Program, visit their website.