Summer Quarter Dates: 7/1-8/30

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.

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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.

Student/Post-docs: $60

Staff and faculty: $110

Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, retirees, dependents over 18: $120

BeWell*: $60

*eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year

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TIMELEVELINSTRUCTOR LOCATION
Tuesday/Thursday7:00 AM – 7:50 AMAll LevelsRachel AumannCobb Track/AOERC Upstairs

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.

Students/Post-docs: $205/twice per week, $155/once per week

Staff and faculty: $260/twice per week, $200/once per week

Alumni,hospital employees,partners,spouses, retirees,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 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Intermediate Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range
Monday/Wednesday 6:30 PM-7:30 PM Beginning Kurt Uchiyama Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 AM-11:30 AM Beginning Jake Hutt Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Intermediate Jake Hutt Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 5:15 PM-6:15 PM Beginning Jake Hutt Driving Range
Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 PM-7:30 PM Intermediate Jake Hutt Driving Range
Friday 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Intermediate Phil Marone Driving Range
Friday 5:15 PM-6:45 PM Beginning Phil Marone Driving Range

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/Location

Corinne Mansourian, Matt Thornton and Thor Holt West Campus Courts

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

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Time Level Instructor Location
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Intermediate Thor Holt West Courts
Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 PM-1:50 PM Beginning Thor Holt West Courts
Friday* 10:00 AM-11:40 AM Intermediate Corinne Mansourian West Courts
Monday/Wednesday* 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Intermediate Corinne Mansourian West Courts
Monday/Wednesday* 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Advanced Corinne Mansourian West Courts

*Tennis Classes taught by Corinne Mansourian start June 17th and end August 9th

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 between 11am- 1pm.

Instructor/Location

Anne Finstad, Beata Skrzypacz, Robbie Cavallero Ford Racquetball Courts

Fees Students/Post-docs: $50
Staff and faculty: $60
Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, retirees, dependents over 18: $70
*Please note that there is no BeWell rate for Ashtanga Yoga.*

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TIME LEVEL INSTRUCTOR LOCATION
Monday-Friday 11 AM-1 PM All levels Russell Case Ford Racquetball Courts

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.

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

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TIME LEVEL INSTRUCTOR LOCATION
Tuesday 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM Pre/Post Natal Yoga Rec Class Sharon Dawson AOERC Studio 111
Thursday 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM Pre/Post Natal Cardio Strength Rec Class Linda Manuel AOERC Studio 111

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, Room 112

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

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TIME LEVEL INSTRUCTOR LOCATION
Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Intermediate/Advanced Weightlifting Irina Vitman AO Training Studio

Fees Students/Post-docs: $150
Staff and faculty: $195
Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, retirees, dependents over 18: $225
*Please note that there is no BeWell rate for Olympic Weightlifting

 

NOT OFFERED DURING THE SUMMER

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.

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

1x/week Students/Post-docs: $35
Staff and faculty: $70
Alumni, hospital employees, partners, spouses, retirees, dependents over 18: $75
BeWell: $35 (eligible Stanford staff and faculty who have completed their SHALA in the current year)

NOT OFFERED DURING SUMMER

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.

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

NOT OFFERED DURING SUMMER

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

Beginning:

This course is designed to teach the basic skills necessary to play the game of badminton.  Fitness and training principles will be discussed as well as singles and doubles strategy.

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

Instructor/Location

Matthew Thornton AOERC Basketball Courts

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

NOT OFFERED DURING SUMMER

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/Location

Matthew Thornton AOERC Basketball Courts

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