Columbia | Physical Education & Recreation

at The Dodge Fitness Center

Specialized Classes

Class Schedule

Registration

Class Descriptions

Program Policies

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Class Schedule

 

Specialized Classes 

Fall 2018 

September 4th - December 14th, 2018

(unless otherwise noted)
These classes are NOT part of the Group Fitness or Functional Fitness Passes.  You must be registered to attend.
AQUATICS
Lap Swim                                    MTWR  9:00 – 9:55am                       Uris Pool           $                            Latanya W
Lap Swim                                     TRF 11 – 11:55am                               Uris Pool             $                           Latanya W
Lap Swim                                     MW 11 – 11:55am                               Uris Pool             $                          Latanya W
 
Adult Learn to Swim              MW 11-11:55am       September 5th - October 8th               Uris Pool             $                          Latanya W        
Adult Learn to Swim              MW 11-11:55am      November 12th - December 12th       Uris Pool             $                          Latanya W

            

RACQUET SPORTS
Beginning Squash           M 7:00 – 8:00pm                               Squash Ct              $                         Jui V
Intermediate Squash    T 7:00 – 8:00pm                                Squash Ct              $                         Darya M

Advanced  Squash         R 7:00 – 8:00pm                                 Squash Ct              $                         Darya M

 

SPECIALIZED CLASSES

Anti Gravity Yoga           T  6:15 – 7:00pm        Sept 4th - Oct 9th                 FF Studio             $80                         Jessica H                
Anti Gravity Yoga           W  7:15 – 8:00pm     Sept 5th - Oct 10th               FF Studio             $80                         Brian Y
Anti Gravity Yoga           T  6:15 – 7:00pm         Oct 16th - Nov 27th           FF Studio             $80                         Jessica H
Anti Gravity Yoga            W  7:15 – 8:00pm      Oct 17th - Nov 21st            FF Studio             $80                          Brian Y
 
Fencing                                 M 4:30-6:00pm             Fencing Room                          $150                     Will S
Beginning Kayaking     R 9:00-11:30pm            Sep 13th-Dec6th                   Uris Pool             $200                      Andrew L 

Scuba                                    W 6:00-10:00pm          Oct 17th-Nov 14th               Uris Pool             $400                      Peter M

Scuba                                    R 7:30-11:30pm            Oct 18th-Nov 15th               Uris Pool              $400                     Peter M

 
No classes November 3rd-6th, and 22nd-25th

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Registration 

  • Registration opens August 21st, 2018. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 
  • You may also register by visiting Physical Education 336, Dodge Fitness Center, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Current Dodge Fitness Center Membership or student access is required to register.

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Class Descriptions
AQUATICS
Lap Swim: Swim for fitness.  Grouped in lanes based on swimming technique.  Must be able to swim several laps continuously.  An aquatics staff member will be available for training techniques or stroke analysis.
Adult Learn to Swim: Five week course to learn the basics for aquatic safety and fun. Perfect for any adult with no swimming experience.  An introduction to proper breathing and swimming techniques, floating and life safety skills.  Bathing suit and towel are required.
 
RACQUET SPORTS
Beginning Squash: Learn rules, basic strokes, strategy, basic movement patterns and safety. Participants are paired by the instructor. Equipment (racquet, balls, eyewear) not provided.

Intermediate Squash: Develop consistency with a variety of basic shots and serves, depth and positioning. Participants should be able to return from behind the short line, and hit at least 10 Straight Drives and 5 Straight volleys in a rowEquipment (racquet, balls, eyewear) not provided.

Advanced Squash: Players will hone their ability to control their movement, sprints, hit with power and strength, and expand their stroke arsenal. Participants should already be able to execute the 2- and 3-person drills, and consistently keep the ball in play.  Equipment (racquet, balls, eyewear) not provided.
 
SPECIAL INTEREST
Anti-Gravity Yoga: A 45-min yoga based workout using silk hammocks to progress, modify, enhance, and break down yoga poses and flows. This class focuses on using the functional equipment to improve flexibility, strength, and overall practice of yoga. This class is open to any fitness level. 
Fencing: A class for the Sabre to learn the stance, movement, methods of attack and defense. The tactics of combat are practiced and applied. Equipment provided.

Fitness Instructor Training: A movement course designed for the advanced student to learn to become a group fitness instructor.

** This course is not offered every semester.   More information: groupfitness@columbia.edu.

Kayaking (Beginner): Students will learn the basics of whitewater kayaking and river safety in pool and classroom sessions. Equipment provided, but students must know how to swim.
Scuba: Short course including classroom and pool training. Optional dive experiences offered for those seeking certification. Participants must be able to swim 200 yards and float for 10 minutes to register.  

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Program Policies
Registration:
  • Dodge Fitness Center membership is required for all course registration.  To confirm your membership status, please contact the Membership Office 212-854-2546.
  • Payment must be provided at the time of registration.
  • Classes are NOT PRO-RATED or sold individually, unless otherwise noted. We do not allow make-ups for missed classes.
  • Registration will continue throughout the semester, space permitting.
  • Payment is by credit card, exact cash or check payable to Columbia University. 
  • DFC members may register another DFC member for courses by presenting the other member's valid membership I.D.
Attendance:
  • Members may only attend a class if they have officially registered and paid for the entire session, with the exception of during free trial periods. Attendance may be taken at the start of each class.
  • Participants must bring their CU or DFC ID card to class in order to gain entrance to classes.
  • "Trying" a class for free or watching a class from inside the room is not permitted. If you'd like to try a class, you must first purchase the class, unless otherwise noted. 
  • You may not be admitted if the room has already reached capacity.
Late Policy:
  • All classes have a 10 minute late policy.
Refund/Transfer Policy: 
  • Refund Deadline: within one week of the start date of each course. NO REFUNDS after this deadline or on half price initiatives.
  • Refund not issued due to cancellation of gym membership or graduation when the refund deadline has passed. 
  • There is a $10 fee for all refunds and drops.
Class Requirements:
  • Please come dressed appropriately. Most classes require athletic shoes or specialized clothing (i.e. swimsuit).
  • The instructor reserves the right to turn you away from class if you are not properly dressed to participate.
  • If you have questions about the proper attire, please contact the PHED office.
Policies and schedules are subject to change without notice.

Evaluation
Fall 2018 Classes: Please click HERE to leave an evaluation. We appreciate your feedback.

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Contact Us
Columbia University, Morningside Campus
3030 Broadway Dodge Fitness Center
Physical Education Room 336
New York, NY 10027
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Phone:(212) 854-3439
Fax: (212) 854-7397 

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