703 Fitness for Life

1 semester, ½ credit

Open to juniors and seniors

Fitness for Life offers the student an opportunity to experience a wide variety of recreational activities that may be enjoyed individually or with a group of people such as hiking, trail running, pilates, yoga, spinning, body pump, zumba, etc.  Students will also learn how to seek out and incorporate activities into habits for a healthy lifestyle.  If the activities require equipment or fees, the student will be expected to pay the fees or have the necessary equipment.  Additional activities include swimming, kickboxing, ballroom dancing, and washers, based on available facilities.  The class will be graded pass/fail and can only be taken once.

Skills

By the completion of this course, students will be able to...

  1. Participate and cooperate in all activities.
  2. Identify opportunities to  be involved in lifetime fitness activities.
  3. Interact with peers to enjoy fitness and to motivate each other through sharing stories of fitness.
  4. Describe the process of incorporating recreational activities into a healthy lifestyle.

 

Knowledge

By the completion of this course, students will know...

  1. Physical activities that have recreational as well as life-long health benefits
  2. Availability and how to access activities for lifetime fitness
  3. The value of exploring new fitness activities

 

This course last updated on January 3, 2019, by the Physical Education Department.