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Intramural Sports October in Review

The last few weeks of intramural sports have been quite eventful! We’ve had the racquetball tournament on October 17th and last weekend had two video game tournaments, NBA 2K16 and FIFA 16. We’re also continuously bettering ourselves as flag football referees as that sport moves into playoffs, and we’re only just beginning indoor soccer and… Read more »

Come and get your candy here!

It’s Halloween, and we at the Outdoor Center love Halloween. How do we celebrate the holiday? We put candy at the top of the rock wall. That’s right – our 30 foot rock wall now has candy at the top of it. When you climb this week and make it to the top, there will… Read more »

New adventure trips for this semester

Adventure Trips have been a part of the Outdoor Center for as long as people can remember. However, we just had a turnover in terms of director of the OC. With the new director in place, we now have several new Adventure Trips. Two of these trips include luxury camping and ski trips. The Fall Color… Read more »

Beginner Cycling

Don’t be intimidated by cycling classes!  This six-week beginning cycling class is intended for people who want to build up to attending a regular indoor cycling class.  Classes will be 30 minutes in length, including warm-up and cool-down.  The classes will start out easy and become progressively harder. By the end of the six-week term you will… Read more »

Are You Ready to Rumble?

Ready to Rumble is the first Specialty Class offered during the Fall 2015 semester. Each Specialty Class requires participants to sign up in advance so that everyone has a reserved spot and completes the class as a team.  Since the group of participants stays the same, the instructor is able to progress to more challenging skills and… Read more »

Brazos Canoe Trip was a ‘great way to decompress’

Bailey and Jon took a group of five participants to the Brazos River this past weekend for a day and a half of canoeing and kayaking. They canoed a total of 20 miles over two days, starting at the dam of Possum Kingdom Lake and ending at the Highway 4 bridge. Bailey sat down to… Read more »

An Intramural Update

With two intramural tournaments already gracing our presence here at TCU, several students have battled it out for the very coveted champ shirt. For starters, our first leg of the golf tournament at Waterchase Golf Club was one of the most competitive yet! 4 talented young men claimed the title (Sam Hudson and Andy Litzinger… Read more »

Brace yourselves… the battle is coming!

Blacklight Battleship Promo

Prepare yourselves for an experience that is not soon to be forgotten. This event (one that is sweeping the nation by the way) will be huge… so get your squads together now. Utilizing the indoor lap pool, teams of 5 will use a combination of strategy and positioning in order to sink the canoe (or… Read more »

Take a look at our Full Moon Paddle

On Sept. 16, Jon and Miranda took a group of participants on a full moon paddle. This trip was almost full and the participants had so much fun! Below is a gallery of pictures taken by participants on the trip. This trip is one of our most popular options throughout the semester. Most full moon… Read more »

Bored of your Same Lame Swim Workout?

Focus: Stroke Warm Up: 200 swim, 100 drill, 100 pull Drill: 200 IM Drill Main Set 1: 6×50 odd kick, even swim 1 minute rest 6×50 (2 easy, 1 hard) Main Set 2: 2×150 build 2×100 IM 2×50 drill Kick set: 4×75 kick, 1 of each stroke Cool down: 100 easy Total Yardage: 2,200 _________________________________________________________________ Focus: Freestyle Warm… Read more »