Fall Quarter Dates: 9/30 – 12/6

Fall Registration opens 9/10 at 9:00AM

Learn a new sport or improve your skills at one you already enjoy. Our recreational classes are designed to help you get active and have fun. Meet new friends, enhance your physical fitness, and learn from trained professional instructors.

Each quarter we offer new courses, so check back if you don’t see a certain class or activity. Be sure to sign-up once registration opens as many classes fill up quickly.

View the full Fall schedule here.

Class Registration

Registration Tutorial

If you visit the registration portal via any button on this page, start the tutorial on step 6 and remember to login with your SUID in the upper right corner.

Registration Page

Once registration opens on September 10th at 9:00AM, use the button below to view all class offerings and register.

Aquatics Classes

For swimming classes, please visit this aquatics page for class descriptions and links to register.


Mysore is a guided self practice. This is a personal teaching style designed for your background in yoga. All skill levels are welcome, and this is an open studio available for participants to drop in at their convenience Monday – Friday between 11am- 1pm.

Instructor: Robbie Cavallero, Anne Finstad, Erez Galil, Beata Skrzypacz

Location: Ford Racquetball Courts

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $50
  • Staff and faculty/Retirees: $60
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $70
    *Please note that there is no BeWell rate for Ashtanga Yoga.*
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Monday-Friday 11:00AM-1:00PM All levels Staff Ford Racquetball Courts

Badminton classes will cover rules, technique, and general play. Learn and develop skills by playing with other participants of similar skill level.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own racquets. There will be a few available to borrow.

Instructor: Matthew Thornton

Location: AOERC Court 2

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Monday/Wednesday 11:30AM-12:20PM Intermediate Matt Thornton AOERC Court 2

Intermediate Basketball:

Although this course is designed for players of intermediate to advanced skill level, it is open to anyone hoping to improve as a player.

The focus will be placed on individual skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, defending, and post play. Team offensive and defensive principles will be taught through intra-class competition.

Instructor: Matthew Thornton

Location: AOERC Court 2

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, retirees, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Monday/Wednesday 10:30AM-11:20PM Intermediate Matt Thornton AOERC Court 2

New for Fall 2019! We’ve added four different rec class options to our offerings: Circuit Weight Training, Cross Training, Healthy Back/Strong Abs, and Senior Strong

Pricing for each class:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)

Circuit Weight Training

A full-body conditioning workout for all levels designed to increase strength and overall health. The class takes place on the fitness center floor, and is a great way to become familiar with a variety of weight room equipment. This class includes weight machines, free weights and other equipment organized into a circuit.

Instructor: Lori Beveridge/John Martin/Bo Kelley/Tom Rankin

Location: ACSR and AOERC Fitness Centers

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Monday/Wednesday 11:00AM-11:50AM All Levels Lori Beveridge/John Martin ACSR Fitness Center
Monday/Wednesday 11:00AM-11:50AM All Levels Bo Kelley AOERC Fitness Center
Monday/Wednesday 12:00PM-12:50PM All Levels Bo Kelley AOERC Fitness Center
Monday/Wednesday 1:00PM-1:50PM All Levels Bo Kelley AOERC Fitness Center
Tuesday/Thursday 11:00AM-11:50AM All Levels Bo Kelley ACSR Fitness Center
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00PM-12:50PM All Levels Bo Kelley ACSR Fitness Center
Tuesday/Thursday 1:00PM-1:50PM All Levels Bo Kelley ACSR Fitness Center
Friday 11:00AM-11:50AM All Levels Tom Rankin AOERC Fitness Center

Cross Training

A variety of cardio interval training, muscle conditioning and stretching exercises are performed to improve overall full-body strength and conditioning.

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Monday/Wednesday 6:30PM-7:20PM All Levels Paolo Scafetta AOERC Court 1

Healthy Back, Strong Abs

Focus on developing and maintaining a strong core and healthy back. Class combines stretches and focused strengthening exercises to enhance balance, flexibility, and strength of the muscles and joints. Special attention is given to proper posture and body mechanics. All levels are welcome!

Instructor: Jean Elvin/Kerry Spear

Location: ACSR Milias Studio

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Monday/Wednesday 12:30PM-1:20PM All Levels Jean Elvin/Kerry Spear ACSR Milias Studio
Friday 7:00AM-8:00AM All Levels Kerry Spear ACSR Milias Studio

Senior Strong

After age 40 most people lose 1-2 percent of their muscle mass each year and along with it strength and bone density. Proper resistance training has been proven to not only maintain but increase muscle and strengthen bones. Learn how to get started and safely progress with Senior Strong. What you do today will determine how you will be tomorrow. Bring a towel and water. Please bring your own mat (preferably with a sticky bottom surface) to class. ”Older Adult Friendly” class

Instructor: Tom Rankin

Location: AOERC Fitness Center

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Tuesday/Thursday 12:00PM-1:00PM All Levels Tom Rankin AOERC Fitness Center

Beginning

Learn the fundamentals of grip, stance, alignment & posture. We will cover all the basic aspects of students who want to play nine holes. We will introduce putting, chipping full & partial swing. The basic rules and etiquette will also be covered.

Advanced Beginning

Previous experience is required, either beginning golf or some basic knowledge. Refine the golf swing with our focus on learning how the ball flight laws affect where the ball goes. Work on developing a more consistent and repeatable golf swing with an emphasis on the impact position. Discuss swing plane and path.

Intermediate

Take your game to the next level where an emphasis will be placed on learning how to improve your ability to score. The short game will be a major focus in this class. Students will be encouraged to play on the golf course and bring scorecards to their instructor. We will discuss how to hit different shots high, low, right to left and left to right.

Instructors will have practice clubs and balls available for use during classes. They can help guide you to select the proper items if you wish to make purchases for your own use, but it is not required that you have your own clubs and balls for class.

Instructors: Jake Hutt/Kurt Uchiyama/Phil Marone

Location: Driving Range

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $205/twice per week, $155/once per week
  • Staff and faculty/Retirees: $260/twice per week, $200/once per week
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $315/twice per week, $245/once per week
  • BeWell: N/A* (*Please note that there is no BeWell rate for golf classes.)
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TIME LEVEL INSRUCTOR LOCATION
Monday/Wednesday 11:30AM-12:30PM Beginning Jake Hutt Driving Range
Monday/Wednesday 6:30PM-7:30PM Beginning Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 10:30AM-11:30AM Beginning Jake Hutt Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 5:15PM-6:15PM Beginning Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range
Friday 3:30PM-5:00PM Beginning Phil Marone Driving Range
Friday 5:15PM-6:15PM Advanced Beginning Phil Marone Driving Range
Monday/Wednesday 10:30AM-11:30AM Intermediate Jake Hutt Driving Range
Monday/Wednesday 5:15PM-6:15PM Intermediate Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 11:30AM-12:30PM Intermediate Jake Hutt Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 6:30PM-7:30PM Intermediate Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range

Learn the basic fundamentals of Gymnastics. This class will introduce participants to all gymnastics apparatus; Floor Exercise, Vault, High Bar, Uneven Bars, Trampoline, Rings, Tumble Track, Pommel Horse, Balance Beam and Parallel Bars. Instruction will include flexibility, strength, tumbling basics, fundamental on all apparatus and basic spotting.

Prerequisites: Willingness to work hard at things that may be scary or difficult and that require some strength and flexibility. No prior gymnastics experience is required.

Instructor: Nate Bart & Tommy Tannenbaum

Location: Ford Pavilion

Fees (2x/week):

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)

Fees (1x/week):

  • Students/Post-docs: $35
  • Staff and faculty: $70
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $75
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $35 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Tuesday/Thursday 10:30AM-11:20AM Beginning Nate Bart/Tommy T. Ford Center
Tuesday/Thursday 11:30AM-12:45PM Intermediate Nate Bart/Tommy T. Ford Center

This class will help develop the skills and strength necessary to perform the Olympic Lift (snatch & clean and jerk). Appropriate for beginners looking for first-time instruction, as well intermediate lifters looking to improve their foundations with hands-on coaching and progressions of the Olympic Lifts. The class will also include progressive programming to improve strength specific to the Olympic Lifts and will span 8 weeks.

Instructor: Irina Vitman

Location: AOERC Personal Training Studio

1 section, 8-week class, capped at 10 lifters.

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $150
  • Staff and faculty/Retirees: $195
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $225
    *Please note that there is no BeWell rate for Olympic Weightlifting
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Tuesday/Thursday 6:00PM-7:30PM Intermediate/Advanced Weightlifting Irina Vitman AOERC Training Studio

Motherhood is a huge life transition! Our experienced instructors create a safe, supportive, nurturing environment to empower women through this transformative experience while also providing the opportunity to connect with other mothers. The pace of our classes accommodate the needs of all pre and post-natal mothers. Quarterly program fee allows access to both classes.

Class registration allows for access to both weekly offerings: yoga and cardio & strength

Instructor: Sharon Dawson/Linda Manuel

Location: AOERC Studio 111

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Tuesday 11:30AM-12:20PM Pre/Post Natal Yoga Rec Class Sharon Dawson AOERC Studio 111
Thursday 11:30AM-12:20PM Pre/Post Natal Cardio Strength Rec Class Linda Manuel AOERC Studio 111

Learn how to play squash safely and effectively by learning the tactics, technique and rules of this fast-paced, exciting game! Racquets, balls, and eye protection are provided, non-marking shoes are requested.

Instructor: Matthew Bernstein

Location: ACSR Squash Courts

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Monday/Wednesday 1:30PM-2:20PM All Levels Matthew Bernstein ACSR Squash Courts
Tuesday/Thursday 1:30PM-2:20PM Squash Stress Matthew Bernstein ACSR Squash Courts

Tennis classes will cover rules, technique, and general play. Learn and develop skills by playing with other participants of similar skill level.

Beginning

This course will focus on teaching the following skills: Forehand, backhand, serve, and net play; rules and scoring

Intermediate

This course is designed to review the fundamental strokes and their use in a game situation along with singles and doubles tactics. Prerequisite: average ability in fundamental strokes and regular playing experience; NTRP rating of 3.0 or equivalent.

Advanced

 This course focuses on drills that emphasize footwork, serve and return, approach shots, volleys, lobs, and overheads. Student will also learn strategies for competition in singles and doubles. Prerequisite: above average strokes and game playing ability; NTRP equivalent rating of 4.0 or above.

 

Note: Non-marking tennis shoes are required for class. Participants are encouraged to bring their own racquets. There will be a few available to borrow.

Instructor: Matt Thornton and Thor Holt

Location: West Campus Courts

Fees:

  • Students/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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Tuesday/Thursday 1:30PM-2:20PM Beginning Thor Holt West Courts
Tuesday/Thursday 12:30PM-1:20PM Intermediate Thor Holt West Courts
Friday 11:30AM-1:10PM Intermediate Matt Thornton West Courts

No matter where you are in your running career we will work on goal setting and improving running efficiency and overall performance. One day a week will be speed work at the track. The other day will be to hone in on pacing and get a feel for the road/trail. Special attention to running form, working smarter not harder, and how to best prevent injury is integrated into each workout. The focus is on fun and overall wellness.

Instructor: Rachel Aumann

Location: Cobb Track/AOERC upstairs

Fees:

  • Student/Post-docs: $60
  • Staff and faculty: $110
  • Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, dependents over 18: $120
  • BeWell*/Retirees: $60 (*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)
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TIMELEVELINSTRUCTOR LOCATION
Tuesday/Thursday7:00AM-7:50AMAll LevelsRachel AumannCobb Track/AOERC Upstairs