Byline: Chris James / Online Writer
The OCCC Recreation and Fitness Department is offering current students an opportunity to participate in five group fitness classes free of charge May 13 through 18 said Intramural Sports Assistant Matthew Wright.
“During finals week students get stressed out over classes, grades and stuff, and it’s proven that exercise helps relieve stress,” Wright said. “So, we figured we’d offer some classes for free.”Read More
With summer fast approaching, OCCC’s Recreation and Fitness Department is beginning enrollment for Sports and Recreation Summer Camps for kids.
Sports and Recreation Specialist Eric Watson said children between the ages of 6 and 14 can be signed up for sports camps that focus on the fundamentals of various sports.
According to an online schedule, the camps are divided between the months of June and July with different camps being offered during one month or the other.Read More
OCCC’s Recreation and Fitness Department offers water aerobics classes intended to challenge all age groups, said Certified Instructor Danielle Mitchell.
“Most people think that water aerobics is really easy. They don’t realize how challenging water aerobics can be if used as a high-aerobic workout.
“I do what I like to call an aqua bootcamp that is really, really energized.”Read More
OCCC Student Life will be taking a group of students on a service learning trip to assist Habitat for Humanity from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 6.
“Students will build new homes and repair damaged homes for families,” a weekly Student Life online brochure said.Read More
The Eckerd Theater Company, is scheduled to perform the children’s piece “A Thousand Cranes,” at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 4 in OCCC’s Bruce Owen Theater.
According to an email from Director of Cultural Programs Lemuel Bardeguez, the Eckerd Theater Company is “a professional touring family and children’s theater company.”Read More
The OCCC Recreation and Fitness Department have scheduled four upcoming intramural events, including disc golf, soccer, volleyball and flag football through the end of March and the month of April.
First, 3-v-3 soccer will be March 28 and 29 in the activity field south of the Aquatic Center with a captain’s meeting being held at 1 p.m. on March 26 in the OCCC gymnasium. Men’s and women’s divisions are offered, but actual game times are still to be announced.
Volleyball will be 12 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 2 through April 18 in the Wellness Center gymnasium. The captain’s meeting will be at 12 p.m. on April 1 in the gym. Volleyball is a coed event, meaning there is not a gender requirement for teams.Read More
OCCC’s Comm Lab will present it’s final workshops for the spring semester next on Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12.
The first titled workshop will be “Recognizing Rhetoric” at noon and 6pm. on March 11 in College Union room 1.
According to a flyer, “Students can learn strategies for analyzing arguments using rhetorical appeals.”Read More
Student Life will take students on a service trip from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
According to a weekly Student Life brochure, students will meet at Student Life at 8 a.m. and carpool to the food bank.
Students need to stay the entire time, and will return to OCCC at 4 p.m.Read More