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December 2018

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, December 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, December 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, December 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, December 19th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

Date:
Wednesday, December 19th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Returning to Work or School explore how to successfully return to school or work as a breastfeeding mom. This class covers on-campus lactation spaces, the importance of pumping schedules, and a guide to help conversations with your supervisor and colleagues. This is a free class open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses/partners. Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant.

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Wednesday, December 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, December 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, December 20th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

January 2019

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, January 25th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, January 26th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, January 26th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event.

February 2019

Family Bowling

Date:
Saturday, February 2nd 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring your family for 1 hour of bowling at the BBC for free. One family per lane. If all appointments full, please call (309) 438-9355 to be placed on a wait list.

The Body Project

Date:
Monday, February 4th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, February 10th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, February 10th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

The Body Project

Date:
Monday, February 11th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Monday, February 18th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, February 22nd 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Monday, February 25th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

March 2019

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, March 3rd 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, March 3rd 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

Family Day at the Children’s Discovery Museum

Date:
Sunday, March 10th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for Family Day at the Children's Discovery Museum! Faculty, staff, students, and their immediate family members are invited to share an afternoon at the Children's Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal. Registered families will receive free admission on Sunday, March 10 between 1 and 5 p.m. If registration is full, please call (309) 438-9355 or email Michelle at mlstar2@ilstu.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Thursday, March 21st 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, March 22nd 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, March 27th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Thursday, March 28th 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

April 2019

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, April 7th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, April 7th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, April 9th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, April 11th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, April 18th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, April 20th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, April 20th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, April 26th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

May 2019

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, May 4th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, May 4th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…