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Rec-It: Fitness & Wellness

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Supporting the development of healthier and happier lifestyles

The REC-IT: Fitness & Wellness Living-Learning Community incorporates the elements of recreation and physical health into a living and learning experience for Upper-Class students that is inclusive, fun, diverse and motivational. This LLC is designed to provide students with proactive ways to manage stress, healthy eating/nutrition, and physical activity through social and educational programming. With a motivational and dedicated Staff Advisor, students will become empowered to explore the services offered at the Campus Recreation Center, create LLC-member specific Outdoor Adventure opportunities, Campus Recreation Teams, and learn ways to support the development of healthier and happier lifestyles. Through experiential education, this LLC will teach Upper-Class students the importance of exercise and recreational activities in preparation for a productive, balanced and rewarding life. This LLC is open to all Upper-Class Students of all majors and is sponsored by Campus Recreation.

As a result of living in the REC-IT Fitness & Wellness Living-Learning Community, students will have the opportunity to…

  • Explore Campus Recreation resources that can support overall wellbeing.
  • Identify fitness goals that will sustain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
  • Begin to develop a connection to the Greater Lowell Community, including service opportunities within the UMass Lowell campus that will promote leadership.
  • Recognize key components of effective leadership, including building skills within the areas of integrity, sportsmanship, responsibility and managing interpersonal relationships.
  • Learn through exercise how to build a lasting, active and balanced lifestyle.
  • Investigate diverse social issues in an effort to make campus recreation open, accessible and inclusive.

LLC ADVISOR

Diana Davis | Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness Programs, Campus Recreation

How To Sign Up

Applying to a Living-Learning Community is free and easy:

  1. Visit the Online Housing Portal and click on the housing application form.
  2. Select the Living-Learning Community you wish to apply for and answer a few short answer questions on the "Living-Learning Community Selection" page of the housing application.
  3. Invitations to participate in the LLC will be extended via email to applicants based on application answers and availability.
  4. If offered a spot in the Living-Learning Community, return to the housing application using the link sent in the invitation email to accept/decline your place in the community.
  5. Select your room in the Living-Learning Community on LLC Room Selection Day.