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Events, dates and times are subject to change. 

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February

FREE Week at Dillon Gym for ALL Faculty and Staff

February 1 – February 7, 2016

Campus Recreation invites all Faculty and Staff to enjoy Dillon Gym free for a full Week!  Take advantage of 60 free classes such as Tennis, Squash, Martial Arts, Dance, TRX, Cycle, PiYo, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, CXWORX and more.  Go for a swim, play hoops or check out Stephens Fitness Center.  New to group fitness?  15 minute beginner classes offered prior to some of our free week classes.  Tiger ID required for entry.  Click here for information 

Orientation to the Fitness Center

Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center

Mondays, 8 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m.

February 1 through April 25, 15-minute orientations to the Stephens Fitness Center will be held every Monday. The orientations will begin at the reception desk in the Stephens Fitness Center. 

Princeton University Summer Day Camp Open House

Dillon Gym, Lobby

Monday, February 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Princeton University Summer Day Camp is designed for children entering grades 1-8. The camper's day will be filled with a variety of sports, games, arts & crafts, and camp activities that will keep your camper active and engaged throughout the week. Each camp provides programs and trips for their specific age group.  Open registration for faculty/staff only is February 1 – March 1.  Click here for more information.

1,000-Point Challenge III

Monday, February 8– Sunday, March 13

Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, February 7, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks.  

Princeton Farmer’s Market

Princeton Public Library, Community Room

Thursday, Feb. 18, March 24, April 21, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Includes organic fruits and vegetables, honey, artisan breads, cheeses and live music.  Details available at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

Blood Pressure Screening II

Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center

Monday, February 22 – Friday, February 26, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

You can have high blood pressure for years without knowing it, but during this time it can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, and other parts of your body.  So, even if you are feeling fine, it is important to know your blood pressure numbers.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, a short-sleeved shirt). The screening requires participants to have a cuff placed around their upper arm.

Cultivating Mindfulness

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A

Wednesday, February 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The daily practice of mindfulness mediation has been linked to physical and emotional well-being.

Participants will be introduced to the practice of mindfulness mediation and will learn insights

to the art, science and practice of mindfulness. Conducted by Rachelle Bevilacqua, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Consultant with Carebridge Corporation. Registration is required. Go to www.princeton.edu/training . Click on Training by Department, then Human Resources, then Carebridge. Limited to the first 50 who register.

March

Body Composition Screening II

Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center

Monday, March 28 – Friday, April 1, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Body composition is not the same as body weight. Too little or too much body fat can be harmful to your health regardless of your weight. Get this free screening to see where you stand and learn what you can do to maintain a healthy body composition.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, shorts and a T-shirt). The screening requires measurements of the upper back and mid-thigh (for men) and the back of the upper arm and side of the abdomen (for women).

1,000-Point Challenge IV

Monday, March 28– Sunday, May 1

Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, March 27, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks. 

April

Flexibility Screening II

Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center 

Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 15, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Flexibility is important for injury prevention and for maintaining a full range of motion.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, shorts and a T-shirt). The screening requires participants to sit on the floor and reach forward as far as possible.

Annual Spring Mammography Screening Program

Monday, April 25– Friday, April 29

Eligible female employees (age 35 or older) will receive more information on this important annual exam for women in early April. For more information, visit http://princeton.edu/hr/benefits/worklife/mammography/

May

Faculty and Staff Spring Blood Drive

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms B & C

Monday, May 2, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 3, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Donors must bring a photo I.D. Register online by clicking here or by calling Employee Health at 258-5035.

Adventure Race

West Windsor Fields

Friday, May 6, 3:30 p.m.

Teams of 2 navigate together to complete a variety of fun filled challenges.  Choose to compete as Competitive Elite or Recreational Sport.  Open to Faculty, Staff and Families.  

For more information, email Kara at knitti@princeton.edu .

Healthy Aging Fair

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms B & C

Wednesday, May 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Are you approaching retirement age or planning for it? Are you the caregiver for aging loved one? Do you anticipate caring for a parent, locally or long distance? Professionals from various organizations and businesses that specialize in the health, comfort and general well-being of the elderly and their caregivers will be available at the fair. Find out about resources including assisted living, adult day care, transportation, legal matters and much more.

Printable Wellness Programs for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students