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Class Schedule

Specialized Classes

 

FALL 2017

September 5th - December 16th

 (unless otherwise noted)

These classes are NOT part of the Fitness Pass nor the free trial.  You must be registered to attend.
 
 
AQUATICS
Lap Swim                      MTWT 9:00 – 9:55am                      Uris Pool                    $202                   Latanya W
Lap Swim                     TTF 11 – 11:55am                               Uris Pool                    $154                   Latanya W
 
Adult Learn to Swim   MW 11 – 11:55am                       Uris Pool                    $175                    Gustavo L
(Course dates Wed, Sep. 6 – Mon, Oct. 9)
 
RACQUET SPORTS
Squash                      T  7:00 – 8:00pm                                   Squash Ct                    $77                      Jui V
Squash                      Th 7:00 – 8:00pm                                 Squash Ct                    $77                     Darya M
 
SPECIAL INTEREST
Self Defense                                      M 7:00-8:30pm                                   Aer Rm 4                        $200                   Cory R/ Allison S
(Course dates Mon, Sep. 11 - Mon, Oct. 16)
Self Defense for Women            M 7:00-8:30pm                                  Aer Rm 4                        $200                    Allison S/ Cory R
(Course dates Mon, Oct. 23 - Mon, Dec. 4)
 
Anti-Gravity Yoga                         TTh 6:15-7:00pm                                FF Rm                               $200                   Jessica H/ Brian Y
(Course dates Tue, Sep. 5 - Thu, Oct. 12)
Anti-Gravity Yoga                        TTh 6:15-7:00pm                                 FF Rm                               $200                   Jessica H/ Brian Y
(Course dates Tue, Oct. 17 - Thu, Nov. 30. No class Nov. 7, Nov. 23)
 
Fencing                     M 4:00-5:30pm                               Fencing Rm                       $117                       Katie A
* Students must supply their own fencing shoes, or indoor-only athletic shoes.
 
Kayaking – Beg.                         Th 9:00 – 11:30pm                              Uris Pool                                $200                       Andrew L
(Course dates Thu, Sep. 14 - Thu, Dec. 7)
 
Scuba                         W 6:30 – 10:30pm                                   Uris Pool                             $250                           Peter M
(Course dates Wed, Sep. 13 - Wed, Oct. 18)
Scuba                       Th 7:30 – 11:30pm                                   Uris Pool                              $250                          Peter M
(Course dates Thu, Sep. 14 - Thu, Oct. 19)
 
 
No classes Nov 4th-6th and Nov 22nd-26th  

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Registration 

ONLINE registration for summer classes begins August 21st. You may also register by visiting Physical Education 336, Dodge Fitness Center, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Refund deadline is Monday, Sept 18thRefund fee is $10.

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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
Squash: Learn rules, basic strokes, strategy and safety. Participants are paired by skill level. This course is designed for beginner and intermediate players. 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 Epee 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.
Self Defense and Self Defense for Women: Learn to use leverage, technique, and timing to DEFEND yourself. Learn to identify situations involving both strangers and acquaintances. Increase awareness for safety and Self Defense. The Women's course is geared specifically towards women, but is open to all. 

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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 is Monday, September 18th. Refunds will NOT be issued after the refund deadline. No refunds on half price initiatives.
  • You may not receive a group fitness refund due to cancellation of gym membership or graduation if 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
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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 - 5:00 PM
Phone:(212) 854-3439
Fax: (212) 854-7397 

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