The Recreational Sports Program is
dedicated to providing the University community the opportunity to participate
in recreation, sports and fitness activities with the emphasis on fair
play, healthy living and development of proper social skills.
To make recreational opportunities available
to the University population.
To encourage involvement in Recreational Sports
as a supplement to the academic experience.
To ensure diverse offerings which adapt to the
needs of the participants.
To instill principles of leadership, fair play,
sportsmanship and teamwork.
To promote patterns of behavior that lead to
a healthy lifestyle.
To ensure the opportunity for self-directed recreation.
To encourage advanced levels of participation
through sports clubs.
To provide employment and leadership
development opportunities for students.
To provide an environment which fosters acceptance
of and respect for all members of a diverse university community.
It is the goal of the Recreational
Sports Program to provide an all-encompassing campus recreation program
in a modern recreation facility. This program will include proper professional
staffing, graduate assistant staffing and diverse program offerings,
which are supported by a common recreation fee. Additional funding will
be through special fees paid by non-students, including faculty and
staff user fees and facility rental fees.
Utilize modern technology
in Recreational Sports to encourage involvement as a supplement
to the academic experience. This would include on-line registration,
facility reservations and league scheduling. This would also include
restricted facility access, web site enhancement, satellite offices,
on-field participation verification, and expanded equipment issue.
Survey students to provide
direction on current and future program offerings. Appoint a student
advocacy group to represent Recreational Sports' concerns.
Provide students with
direction and support in developing leadership skills, through fair
play and good sportsmanship.
Maintain safety standards
within recreational facilities, including controlled access buildings,
security personnel, proper ventilation, secure and convenient storage
Modify and expand group
exercise programs and facilities. Develop additional classroom,
office and media viewing areas to maintain the highest level of
training and development of instructors.
of facilities, which provide opportunities for those participants
interested in open recreational activities.
Utilize students in a
work setting that includes scheduling of activities, supervision
of events, sports officiating, facility reservation, event management,
judicial decisions and instruction.