Spinning Instructor Training – December 13

Yates is hosting a Spinning Instructor Training on December 13 for any person interested in becoming a certified Spinning instructor.  This workshop provides the tools and information needed to lead your own official Spinning classes.  After completing the training, participants are eligible to take the Instructor Assessment online to receive an official instructor certification. Bring your gear and be ready for two great rides led by a Spinning Master Instructor. Workshop time (including two rides and a lunch break) is nine hours, from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

For additional information or to REGISTER, check out the official Instructor Training event page.

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Wellness Fair Recap & the Yates Wheel of Fitness!

On November 7, Yates hosted another successful Wellness Fair in partnership with GUWellness.  Hundreds of GU faculty and staff enjoyed the free chair massages, health screenings, promos and giveaways, and the benefits resources as well.WellFair1

During the event, Yates staff featured the exciting “Wheel of Fitness” game, in which dozens of visitors tested their luck to win a Yates giveaway or face a random fitness challenge, including push ups, jump rope, and jumping jacks among others.  Congratulations to the many winners, and to our other contestants – better luck next year!

Wheel Winners:
Free Swim Lesson: Rachel Yancey, Magdalena Lopez, Yaregal Woineshet, Evagelia Larakis, Regina Jackson, Arman Terjimanian

Free CPR Class: Laura Bishop, Trent Jackson

Free Personal Training Session: Delson Baraoidan, Aaron Anderson, Daunett Hemmings, Taylor Struckman, Kerstin Gobel, Joanna Groberg, Elzbieta Stafford

$25 Gift Certificate to Pro Shop: Valerie Youmans
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Thanksgiving 2014 Holiday Hours

As you prepare for the upcoming holiday break, here’s some information on Yates hours of operation for the Thanksgiving period.  First, the Main Office is closed from Thurs, Nov 27th through Sun, Nov 30th.  Group fitness classes will not be held from Thurs, Nov 27th through Sat, Nov 29th.  Group fitness schedule will resume on Sun, Nov 30th.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday, Nov 26

  • Main Floor: 6am to 9pm
  • Pool: 6:30am to 9:30am / 11:30am – 2:30pm / 5pm to 8pm
    ** pool schedule is staggered due to available lifeguards

Thursday, Nov 27 – CLOSED

Friday, Nov 28

  • Main Floor: 9am to 5pm
  • Pool: 9am to 4pm

Saturday, Nov 29

  • Main Floor: 9am to 5pm
  • Pool: 9am to 4pm

Sunday, Nov 30

  • Main Floor: 9am to 10pm
  • Pool: 9am to 9pm
  • Group Fitness resumes

Regular hours of operation resume on Monday, December 1.  From the entire Yates family, we wish a happy and safe Thanksgiving to you and your family.

GUWellness Fair at Yates – Friday, November 7

On November 7th – from 11:30 to 2:30 – Yates Field House is hosting the annual GUWellness Fair.  As part of the Open Enrollment calendar, this event includes tons of information, features and promos for GU faculty and staff AND some opportunities for Yates members as well.  Dozens of kiosks for benefits and wellness partners will be available on the Yates main floor.

Event features include:

  • Flu Shots (GU ID required)
  • Health screenings
  • Free yoga class at Noon
  • Seated massage
  • Reflexology
  • iPad Raffle and other giveaways
  • Benefits assistance for open enrollment

For additional information on the Wellness Fair, or other Open Enrollment wellness events, visit the GUWellness homepage.