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Fall Semester Events

Check out some of the Special Events we have planned for Fall 2021!

Women on Weights: Orientation Wednesdays October 13 and 20 5:00p - 7:00p

Women in weightroom

Interested in becoming more familiar with the weight room? Connect with other women that are beginning their fitness journey. Leave this program feeling more confident, comfortable, and knowledgeable in a gym setting. This will be an orientation of the weight room in Cassell Fitness Center, no experience necessary!
Stay tuned: We will be having a formal program for Women on Weights in January 2022 where we will go over specific lifts, programming and, repetition schemes, so use this time to learn some basics and prepare goals for the new year! Come to one or both dates! Register Here!

Pups and Pumpkins Friday October 29 2:00p - 4:00p

Enjoy some early Halloween celebrations on the Quad with Fall treats, games, pumpkin decorating, and AU's premier puppy costume costume contest. Any student, faculty or staff member is welcome to enter their dog in the costume contest! All dogs must be leashed and must register for the event. Please register your pup here!

Become a Personal Trainer Spring semester registration

This 8-week workshop is designed to give individuals the knowledge and practical skills to pass the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Trainer Certification Exam. We will spend the first two weeks learning about the essentials of the fundamentals of human movement science over zoom. Individuals will spend the remaining 6 weeks of the workshops in person learning theoretical, and practical knowledge for the Exam. This is a nonacademic course led by the Coordinator for Personal Training.

If you are interested in learning more about the Spring semester workshop:
click here to register.

Push Pull Competition Sunday, April 3 10:00a - 2:00p

Calling all powerlifters, join us as we bring back our annual Push Pull Competition. This event tests your strength in bench press and deadlift. Registration opens November 1. To register, visit either Cassell or Jacobs front desk. We have heard you want more time to train, so we are moving the competition to the Spring!

Looking to Collaborate?

If you are a student group looking to co-sponsor an event, please contact Emily LaRock at elarock@american.edu.